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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for growth lies. The island has long been known as "the lungs of Hong Kong", a place of mountains, valleys and forests. Country parks make up just over half its area and they need ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - RUNNING

    Shorts: running season is here

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Be quick off the mark The cooler weather marks the return of the running season. Here are some of the events scheduled for the next few months. Make sure to register early, as races fill up fast. The North Face King of the Hills mountain marathon series is a four-race series that takes participants on routes you won't find on a map ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Discovery Bay developer proving unco-operative

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Developer must work with residents to find alternative DB trail An eco-unfriendly, so-called development project is being undertaken by award-winning developer Hong Kong Resort Co, in what is proclaimed to be Hong Kong's first green town- Discovery Bay ("Residents ready to fight DB developer", September 9). Because of this project a popular hiking and mountain bike trail, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RECREATION

    Discovery Bay residents to protest at loss of rural trail

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... facilities pledged by the developer when it sought approval from the government to delete a public golf course from its master layout plan in the 1970s and '80s. Resident and mountain biker Aldo ...

  5. Lantau opportunity cannot be missed

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mountain scenery. Any further inroads into our cherished backyard should be carefully thought through. That said, the government should renew its efforts to push for further development ...

  6. Developing Lantau a delicate task

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... island and among China's most beautiful. It has breathtaking scenery, with soaring mountains, some of our best beaches, fast-flowing streams, and wetlands and woodlands teeming with flora ...

  7. Island of adventure

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Even without mentioning Mickey Mouse, Space Mountain, Chek Lap Kok airport and Tong Chong's shopping outlets, two Lantau islanders can tell a gripping tale about their long-time home. In their new book, Driving Lantau: Whisper of an Island, former journalist Lo Yin-shan and photographer Antony McHugh dug up a treasure trove full of lost memories- from pirate wars ...

  8. Five great ways to walk off that hearty breakfast

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Island (11km/5 hours) Hong Kong's largest island is a place of mountains and monasteries. This challenging hike crosses Lantau Peak, Hong Kong's second highest. From Central, take ...

  9. Road worthy

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... national mountain bike champion. 'There are special masks available in bicycle shops, but they restrict breathing quite a lot and hence during intense exercise, make the effort even harder. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by three mountain ranges. There is already infrastructure with Black Point power station and road access. It requires no reclamation and will be much quicker and cheaper to build than at Shek Kwu ...




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