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  1. Lantau school denies HK$1 land abuse claim

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com An international school on Lantau has accused the Ombudsman of making a groundless allegation that it cheated on its previous non-profit-making status to take advantage of a HK$1 plot of state land. Lantau International School also criticised the watchdog- which did not disclose the name or location of the school it was referring to- ...

  2. Lantau school in noise row files writ

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The supervisor of Lantau International School in Pui O, Serge Berthier, filed a High Court writ yesterday to seek a judicial review over orders that require it to reduce the noise pupils make at break times. The Noise Control Authority and its appeal board have refused the school's appeal against two noise reduction orders. The authority served the order after ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Lantau school digs in over noise complaints

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The stand-off between an international school on Lantau and neighbouring villagers is set to worsen following the government's dismissal of an appeal by the school against a noise reduction order. Two villagers say the dismissal vindicates their complaints about what they say is unbearable noise emanating from students, but Lantau International School on South ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Lantau's residents step up campaign

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Discovery Bay parents have stepped up their campaign to secure priority for places at Discovery College, the new English Schools Foundation through-school. About 120 parents this week took their complaints to Civic Party legislators Audrey Eu Yu ...

  8. Takeoff for quiet Lantau school

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and no signs to identify it. In the midst of low-rise houses in a quiet south Lantau village, the three-storey building that houses Lantau International School's Pui O campus is unremarkable. ... fast-developing north Lantau. From one class of seven children when it was established, the school now has nine classes with 172 pupils. Six classes are held in Tong Fuk and three in Pui O. When ...

  9. Lantau school has an emotional closing

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Former pupils and teachers bade an emotional farewell to the last subsidised secondary school on south Lantau Island yesterday, despite repeated calls from the islanders to keep ... emotional attachment of some long-standing teachers to the school is very strong,' Mr Au said. 'When the transport was less convenient, most of the residents on Lantau Island studied here, ...

  10. Lantau school gets go-ahead for campus

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak An international school will open a new campus on Lantau Island on Monday, a week behind schedule, after the Education Bureau finally gave it the green light. Lantau International School in Pui O was advised yesterday that it had been granted registration as a school and that the crucial document would be issued today. It received approval from the Buildings Department ...




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