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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Look to Lantau for development The suggestion by a business group that Lantau Island be developed as a commercial zone to draw mainland tourists away from crowded Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, at first glance, seems far-fetched. Lantau is much removed from the glitz and glamour of Hong Kong's famous shopping districts, literally as well as in terms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1196690/hong-kong-should-look-lantau-development
  2. Comment - Letters

    Lantau development should not be driven by greed

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Lantau development must heed voices of people, not companies On reading Pope Francis' denunciation of greed and exploitation, one wonders what he would make of the behaviour of Hong ... with foreboding that I read the Lantau Economic Development Alliance's (LEDA) intentions and its proposal to turn the island into a "holding area" for mainland visitors. Much has been made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1210288/lantau-development-should-not-be-driven-greed
  3. News - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution fears over debris and rubble dumped near Lantau river

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Pollution fear over debris dumped near Lantau river Green group WWF Hong Kong is concerned about possible pollution of the Tung Chung River after it found tonnes of construction waste had been dumped on nearby farmland. Construction debris and rubble covering an area bigger than a soccer pitch was found in Shek Mun Kap on Lantau Island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1026553/pollution-fears-over-debris-and-rubble-dumped-near-lantau-river
  4. Hongkongers must make clear their opposition to Lantau metropolis proposal

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the reports (''Metropolis' urged for Lantau', May 7) and your editorial ('Lantau opportunity cannot be missed', May 12). The report and editorial refer to key business players on Lantau who have formed themselves into a self-styled 'Lantau Economic Development Alliance'. Their avowed purpose appears to be to 'turn Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001639/hongkongers-must-make-clear-their-opposition-lantau-metropolis-proposal
  5. Big players push Lantau as Pearl Delta hub

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Better transport and 'repositioning' could transform Lantau from a backwater into a tourism and convention hub, it was argued yesterday. Representatives of major operators on the island, including Hong Kong Disneyland and Ngong Ping 360, told a public forum at Polytechnic University that Lantau had the potential to become a recreational ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995854/big-players-push-lantau-pearl-delta-hub
  6. Hot bidding war opens for Sha Tin, Lantau sites

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Tenders for three sites on Lantau Island and in Sha Tin yesterday drew a stronger-than-expected 16 bids despite uncertainty in the property market, the government said. A Lands Department spokesman said the commercial site in Sha Tin's Shek Mun industrial district received four bids, while two residential sites on Lantau Island's Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985975/hot-bidding-war-opens-sha-tin-lantau-sites
  7. Lantau night flight

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... at 10pm. It sounds like fun, but we wonder whether enough of Lantau Island is lit up to provide visual interest, or will the ride mostly be pitch black? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694285/lantau-night-flight
  8. If polluting bridge is necessary, then keep it away from Lantau

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the northwest of Lantau towards the north section of the existing airport. The government predicts that within 20 years of the bridge opening it will carry more than 50,000 vehicles a day- more than 18 million cars a year. Carbon dioxide emissions of an average car are 150 grams per kilometre. Well, if there is no choice at least keep this traffic away from North Lantau and its 55,000 plus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683684/if-polluting-bridge-necessary-then-keep-it-away-lantau
  9. Link road for Zhuhai bridge will damage Lantau's coastline

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the surrounding Lantau Island coastline; and Damage to the Lantau Island-Tung Chung tourist experience and for visitors using the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, with a potential economic impact by reducing ... of the Tung Chung population; and Ensure there is no impact on the natural beauty of the Lantau coastline and Tung Chung Bay. We urge the Legislative Council Panel on Transport to take account ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679146/link-road-zhuhai-bridge-will-damage-lantaus-coastline
  10. New cable tunnel to meet power needs in Tuen Mun and Lantau

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A new cable tunnel will be completed this year in anticipation of a surge in power use in Tuen Mun and Lantau Island next year when several major projects begin, including ... to three sets of cables installed. Power supply to Tuen Mun and Lantau Island can double from the current level if a maximum of eight sets of cables are installed inside the tunnel. Paul Poon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671990/new-cable-tunnel-meet-power-needs-tuen-mun-and-lantau

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