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  1. Discovery Bay ferry fares could rise by 64pc

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Ferry fares between Discovery Bay and Central could rise by up to 64 per cent, the operator of the service has warned, outraging residents. People living in the Lantau Island community have been given only a week to respond to the plan- and told they face a choice: accept higher fares or the scaling down of services. HKR International, whose companies operate both ferry ...

  2. Burglary-hit Disco Bay wants police station

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney Calls are growing for a permanent police station in Discovery Bay after a recent spate of burglaries. Residents of the Lantau community have started a petition calling ... the past six months, Discovery Bay has seen one to three cases of burglary monthly. While the figures do not suggest a huge problem, Lantau Police District has been deploying policing resources ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RECREATION

    Discovery Bay residents to protest at loss of rural trail

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the purpose. Calls are mounting for an explanation from Hong Kong Resort Company (HKR), developer and manager of the Lantau town, amid questions about whether the work complies with the company's ...

  4. Discovery Bay outdoor market

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The monthly beachside open air market (above) with stalls selling organic produce, other foods, clothing and craft items reopens after the summer break. Today, 10am-5pm, Discovery Bay Piazza, Discovery Bay, Lantau. Inquiries: www.openairhk.com or 2523 6835 ...

  5. HKR gains approval for Discovery Bay project

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Hong Kong Resort has won approval for an about 500-unit expansion of its Discovery Bay residential development that is slated for completion in 2010. The Buildings Department yesterday gave the go-ahead for the construction of 16 five-storey and four 15-storey residential blocks on the north side of Discovery Bay on Lantau Island. The project will provide a gross floor ...

  6. Tourism project can boost Disco Bay's quality of life

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One of the buses that shuttles travellers between the airport and Discovery Bay is painted with a colourful floral design and a message welcoming visitors to the leafy, slow-paced Lantau Island enclave. But many residents pulled in the welcome mat very quickly when they heard this week of a $1.5 billion plan for a five-star hotel, shopping centre and other attractions ...

  7. Disco Bay residents dismayed by developer's revamp

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly Discovery Bay residents have responded with dismay to plans for a hotel, shopping centre and other attractions for tourists, fearful that the tranquillity of their island life will be ruined. HKR International, the development company which owns Discovery Bay, plans to turn the area in Lantau Island into a $1.5 billion 'coastal leisure and entertainment ...

  8. Influx of affluent mainland entrepreneurs, investors to boost market

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... of the exclusive Discovery Bay residential project on Lantau Island, believes wealthy mainlanders' buying power and improving economic prospects will support the luxury market. Chan Chi-ming, general ... and the government's strategic development plan for Lantau Island. Mr Chan said the lending rate was still at historically low levels despite a recent rise. The luxury residential market would see an increased ...

  9. Putting the cart before good economics

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Forget stocks, property and gold. The hottest investment in Hong Kong right now is the humble golf cart. Not just any cart- only the ones in Discovery Bay will do. A golf cart sells for HK$85,000 to HK$90,000 anywhere else in the city, but at the upmarket residential estate on Lantau, a cart costs as much as a Porsche or Maserati. Prices have shot up from HK$1 million to HK$2.2 ...

  10. Disco Bay ferry fares set to rise 7.5pc

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of sustainable service', the operator of ferries to and from the Lantau garden suburb said. ...




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