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    Owner may face prosecution after dog attacks Lantau toddler

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 06:04pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The owner of a dog that bit and injured a 14-month-old girl on Lantau Island this month may face prosecution, an official said on Wednesday. The toddler was treated at a hospital emergency department for a wound on her head, following the attack by the husky in Mui Wo on December 8, her mother said. The mother said the dog approached her daughter, then jumped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1108295/owner-may-face-prosecution-after-dog-attacks-lantau-toddler
  2. Lantau buffaloes too big for latest capture

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zuleika Sedgley zuleika.sedgley@scmp.com The last remaining water buffalo on Lantau Island walked free yesterday after conservation officials abandoned the latest attempt to capture ... of the 17 animals captured that day, some of the residents of Lantau's Mui Wo village are sceptical about the merits of removing their buffalo. 'Given the AFCD's methods, relocation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968054/lantau-buffaloes-too-big-latest-capture
  3. Leave the Lantau buffaloes alone

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in mind. But the water buffaloes of Lantau Island are as traditional and indigenous an inhabitant as there can be. Authorities have decided the last three animals in a Mui Wo village, of a herd that once numbered in the hundreds, have to go. Sensibly, they want to move them to pastures new, but so far their efforts have proved unsuccessful and have risked harming the animals. Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968346/leave-lantau-buffaloes-alone
  4. Government is ignoring Lantau residents' concerns over school

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The supervisor and principal of the Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau claim they have had a good relationship with Mui Wo residents for the past 10 years. Relations were good, but that is no longer the case. They also said opposition came from a minority of residents, but I would dispute this claim. More than over 1,000 south Lantau residents marched to the Education Bureau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711370/government-ignoring-lantau-residents-concerns-over-school
  5. Council to veto Lantau site for drugs rehab centre

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... days ago to the Lantau town's residents to support the school. Rainbow Wong Fuk-kan, Islands district councillor and a member of the Mui Wo Rural Committee, said the committee had secured ... including North Lamma Island, Tung Chung, South Lamma Island, Tai O, South Lantau and Cheung Chau. Two are from Mui Wo. Two district councillors with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683479/council-veto-lantau-site-drugs-rehab-centre
  6. Lantau fund-raisers combine charity run with getting legless

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen. There's now another fun run for those who enjoy charity with frivolity. The first Lantau International Beer Bash was held on Sunday as a 5km race starting at Ma Po Ping prison, on to the Cheung Sha water treatment centre, heading down to Cheung Fu Street and along South Lantau Road, and ending at Lower Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672773/lantau-fund-raisers-combine-charity-run-getting-legless
  7. Feline fascination makes stars of Lantau's cats

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... with Norma Connolly Long before Lantau became home to the world's most famous mouse, cats roamed the land and now the ubiquitous village moggies of the island have been immortalised in images ready to hang on a wall near you. Long-time Lantau resident Eric Spain has been shooting photogenic felines for years and has compiled his 13 favourite shots in a Village Cats 2007 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/576345/feline-fascination-makes-stars-lantaus-cats
  8. Fresh call to get rid of Lantau's wandering cows

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kathryn Hu Lantau's wandering cows are continuing to annoy some residents, prompting an Islands District Council member to renew a call to cull the herd after the idea was scrapped ... every morning, he said. Mr Wong said the cows' reproduction was also an issue. He said there were 10 cows in Mui Wo last month but now there are 13. There are about 60 feral cows on Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557908/fresh-call-get-rid-lantaus-wandering-cows
  9. Lantau's feral cows escape death sentence

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Reprieve decided before outcry by Mui Wo residents against planned cull, says agriculture department A cull of feral cows on Lantau has been called off at the last minute after ... 24 last year brought an outcry from residents who described the killings as 'random' and demanded to be consulted over future round-ups. Bob Bunker, chairman of the Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551753/lantaus-feral-cows-escape-death-sentence
  10. Department accused of scuttling Lantau youth activities

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey The Island Youth Association has accused the government of scuttling youth activities on Lantau Island after it was forced to end the Silvermine Bay Music Festival last Saturday two hours ahead of schedule. Chairwoman Fanny Law King-fan said the group had applied on July 21 to the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for a licence for the beachfront event ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/561717/department-accused-scuttling-lantau-youth-activities

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