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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Lantau buffalo activists want cameras along roads to deter speeding

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Association says surveillance cameras should be placed along South Lantau Road Activists urge action to prevent cow deaths The Lantau Buffalo Association wants to buy and install surveillance cameras along South Lantau Road in a bid to prevent hit-and-run accidents like the one that left eight feral cows dead in June. "It was cows then, ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    Lantau buffalo and cattle – common sense prevails

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 03:22pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... is a piece of fenced government land, with a locked gate. So the Lantau Buffalo Association asked the Lands Department to open the gate to this area, so that the cattle can be safely kept inside ... because a human upset them. Pui O problems Unfortunately the Cattle – human interface on Lantau is tricky and getting more so. Billy is a very friendly young bullock in Pui O who loves people. He ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... construction period, there will be 300 work barges plus other vessels using the north Lantau area, making over 500 trips a day, causing massive disruption to the dolphins, regardless of vessel speed. The government missed its best chance to conserve the dolphins when it failed to designate a marine park covering dolphin habitats in west Lantau and the Soko Islands. WWF urges the government to reject ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung and Olga Wong

    ... Gary Cheung and Olga Wong Ex-chief secretary’s idea shot down by man who laid down master plan for country parks in 1965 Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones A former chief secretary has proposed developing part of Lantau South Country Park as a "Parkland City" with nature trails, bicycle tracks and flats, saying some land had been included in country parks ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Disturbing U-turn on flawed environmental report for third runway

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:34pm by SAMANTHA LEE

    ... to designate two new marine parks- proposed 14 years ago- off Lantau Island by 2017. The department has denied any link between these new parks and plans for the third runway. Yet, one day after ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 21, 2014

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by LETTERS

    ... is lost, no foreign intervention will stop our fall. History proves it. Yuki Quilkey, Lantau   All work, no play eroding our culture I write in response to the letter " Try to recall real ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tai O is losing its taste for century-old shrimp paste flavour

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Tai O is known worldwide for the quality of its shrimp paste, but the processing of the salt-rich additive is slowly becoming a part of history Village losing its taste for century-old flavour If a smell can represent a culture, the salty fragrance of shrimp paste is undoubtedly the signature aroma of old Tai O. It has permeated the Lantau ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs

    Book Now

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:17am by ALEC CHEUNG

    ... this holiday season. In English. December 21, 2014-January 4, 2015, various times, AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau, HK$295-HK$1,195 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8203 0299 Diary of a Madman This bold adaptation ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New rail projects will keep public transport system right on track

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:02pm by Anthony Cheung

    ... Nonetheless, the northwest New Territories will see continuous growth in the coming decades, especially as the government plans to develop Lantau and Tung Chung. Depending on future planning ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Feisty activist devoted to protecting Lantau’s wild buffalo

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 01:19pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... of Lantau’s ecosystem. Ho Loy works full-time leading the Lantau Buffalo Association, an NGO who preserves and manages Lantau’s wild buffalo and cattle and educates and promotes their value. It’s hard ... into her bag. She pulls out a handful of orange peel and Billy gobbles it up. For Ho Loy, who grew up in a huge, concrete government estate in densely packed Ngau Tau Kok, Lantau’s natural beauty, ...




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