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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Work on West Lantau farm project hits legal snag

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Investigators are checking whether tractors intruded into a country park in Yi O while accessing a farm run by Leung Chun-ying aide Work on West Lantau farm hits ... into its adjacent country park area. The nine-hectare farm at Yi O on western Lantau Island - set up by urban planner Andrew Lam Siu-lo, who advised Leung in his election campaign - is not yet ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 9, 2014

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by LETTERS

    ... Police must catch reckless Lantau drivers This is an urgent request, nay a plea, for the police in South Lantau, especially those based in Mui Wo, to come out of their offices and do their jobs- that is, enforce the driving laws on Lantau. In recent years an increasing number of people have moved to Lantau. Many have insisted on bringing their cars. And some of these people have ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Air quality index should provide more accurate information

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:26am by LETTERS

    ... of the quality of the air we breathe. Fabian Pedrazzini, Green Lantau Association ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shui On boss Vincent Lo Hong-sui calls for 'revolution' in planning process

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:41am by Tanna Chong

    ... policies. He also echoed recent calls to use countryside land, including on Lantau Island, for building flats. "I hope Leung will revolutionise the planning process," Lo, a member ... "We can build a lot if we use just a few per cent of the green space... And Lantau is such a huge space. Can we not build more there?" Speaking of Leung's lack of support ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 18, 2014

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:39am by LETTERS

    ... on Lantau I strongly agree with the idea aired in a Chinese-language newspaper in Hong Kong advocating that casinos should be constructed on Lantau. Casinos can promote tourism and offer more ... Macau, Malaysia and the Philippines. But there should be certain restrictions imposed here. Hong Kong citizens who wish to enter Lantau's casinos should pay an entry fee of HK$500 so ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City warned HK$100 billion boost from new bridge at risk due to inaction

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Economist warns that failure to develop Lantau ahead of completion of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge could see city lose business HK$100 b bridge boost at risk Hong ... opportunities for Lantau. But government inaction risked potential visitors abandoning the island for nearby Hengqin or Macau, which can be reached within half an hour after the bridge is completed, So ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Police shoot, injure knife-wielding man on Lantau

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 08:55am by John Carney

    ... was arrested for possession of offensive weapon and is being detained pending further enquiries. Investigations by District Crime Squad of Lantau District are proceeding. ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on scmp.com

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 03:06am by LETTERS

    ... On report, "Once-tranquil towns being transformed by major shopping malls for tourists", January 27: syracuse37- I do think that HK should set up shops right on the border. There is a need, there is a market, add to that a 1% or 2% sales tax and you get yourself a lot more budget to support the poor, create welfare housing. rpasea- Developing Lantau as a commercial shopping ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong needs leadership to help its people cope with rising tourism

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:20am by LETTERS

    ... for tourists. The area around the Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery, on Lantau Island, is only one such example. I do not condone the behaviour of the people who held a protest march against mainland ... with visitors. So much could be done to make it all so much better, but it needs leadership to achieve this- and we have none. Judith Ritchie, Lantau ...




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