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  1. 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 ...

  2. Lantau rehab school freezes intake because premises are at double capacity

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A Lantau drug rehabilitation school- waiting to learn if it can move into new premises and with its finances under graft-busters' scrutiny- has stopped accepting new students because its overloaded buildings are already at double their capacity. The principal of Christian Zheng Sheng College said yesterday the school had turned away at least 10 students ...

  3. Shrinking Lantau secondary school fights for survival

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Merger with local primaries suggested as viable option A Lantau secondary school facing closure next year is hoping to launch a last-ditch rescue plan involving ... the responsibility to provide for them.' He estimated there were about 600 children in the south Lantau district, from kindergarten to 18. Numbers could be boosted by recruiting students from Peng Chau. ...

  4. Making a point in tents

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to get the government to move their facility to the Heung Yee Kuk Southern District Secondary School campus at Mui Wo, Lantau Island. Atteeq, in Form Four, has been at the college for 18 months. ...

  5. Long commute takes a heavy toll on lives of Mui Wo children

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Before belittling the needs of the marginalised children of Mui Wo, not to mention those of other villages in south Lantau, Chan Hoi-yan ('Empty school in Mui Wo must be given to drug rehab college', May 5) should take note of a few basic facts about the young. First, the physical health of the children of Mui Wo and south Lantau is being impaired right now by the lack ...

  6. Report a blow in battle against drug centre

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang There is not enough demand to justify reopening a secondary school in South Lantau, a study shows, dashing the hopes of Mui Wo residents fighting a drug-treatment ... for the use of Lantau children. But 'based on the population projection and patterns of parental choices in the secondary school place allocation results, it is insufficient to justify ...

  7. School fears 'delaying tactics' in Mui Wo plan

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei The Christian Zheng Sheng Association says the government is dragging its feet over the group's hopes of taking over an unused secondary school on Lantau Island. 'I get the impression that the government is using delaying tactics on us,' the association's chief executive, Jacob Lam Hay-sing, said. Christian Zheng Sheng College wants to use ...

  8. Rehab school ready to move on

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A drug rehabilitation school on Lantau hopes the clearing of corruption allegations can help it move to a Mui Wo site and get the green light to open senior secondary classes. ... at the present site in a remote part of Lantau given its limited space. Professor Daniel Shek Tan-lei, chairman of the Action Committee Against Narcotics and a former college supervisor, said another ...

  9. Drug rehab school given land to expand

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... solution to its overcrowding. Christian Zheng Sheng College has been granted 5,000 sq ft of government land near its campus on a rocky Lantau cove, where 109 students live in a building with space ... poorly ventilated cabins that serve as dormitories on the Lantau cove. The school has sought since 2006 to take over the Mui Wo school but has run into vehement opposition from residents who want ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be compared to finding an uninvited guest in your home who insists they already live with you, while helping themselves to your best crockery. Unlike South Lantau residents, Zheng Sheng has different bases and properties in Hong Kong. By contrast, the school was built in the heart of Mui Wo to serve the community and the children of South Lantau and the outlying islands. For an educational ...




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