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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Are taxis in Discovery Bay the thin end of the wedge for residents?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Bay with the North Lantau Highway and bus services to the airport, Tung Chung and Sunny Bay. That, arguably, was progress to a community that makes more use of the airport than most. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Would you take off in this? Cathay pilot's pet project almost ready for first flight

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... for the first flight. The four-minute trip will take it north of Lantau. While the aircraft has yet to be given a name, its registration is B-Koo. "We want to it to 'be cool'," Cheng ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Environmental report key to future of third runway at Hong Kong airport

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... for the area's marine ecology because 672 hectares of seabed will be reclaimed. They say endangered Chinese white dolphins living in or using the affected habitats off Lantau will be threatened, despite ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Hong Kong chief executive urged do more on land supply and ease building costs

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:41am by Peggy Sito

    ... for example, the Northeast Territories and Lantau, to be developed- in order to ensure the annual target of 20,000 units a year could be met. He also suggested that the government use Singapore ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Meet the snake-savers: How two men have spent decades rescuing reptiles in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:14am by Charley Lanyon

    ... their heads chopped off. Loman cites an encounter in 2002 that he feels is typical of people's reaction to snakes here. He had been out hiking in a Lantau country park when he spotted a cobra ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    70 injured as Hong Kong high-speed ferry crashes in Macau

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:27pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Neftegaz-67 capsizes and sinks after colliding with larger dry cargo bulk carrier Yao Hai near the Brothers islands off Lantau, killing 18 crew. June 20, 2006 New World First Ferry from Macau to Hong ... Mun. Total of 102 people injured. July 29, 2002 Eight-year-old girl and man die after motorised sampan with 14 people aboard hit by motorboat off Sha Lo Wan, Lantau Island. Twelve people ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FIRE

    Wooden stilt houses go up in flames at Lantau's Tai O

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Clifford Lo

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Clifford Lo Fire made worse by exploding gas cylinders but no one is injured in two-hour blaze Wooden stilt houses go up in flames at Lantau's Tai O Fire ripped through a cluster of stilt houses in Tai O fishing village on Lantau Island yesterday, triggering an air, sea and land emergency operation. No casualties were reported. Last night, about 10 ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The medium is the message for small group of green artists

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:36am by Kate Whitehead

    ... on Lantau. Dismayed by the amount of rubbish that washed up on shore and became caught in the trees close to the campsite, she began gathering armloads of the material. Creating something from ... "The message in itself is enough. I think the trash is strong enough a message," says klauss. Today the rooftop of her Lantau home is filled with rubbish collected from the beach. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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