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  1. Out and about

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... of day-trippers to view its stilt houses at weekends, yet is almost deserted during the week. The scenic coastal trail around southwestern Lantau from the Shek Pik reservoir via Fan Lau to Tai O is one ... decline for decades but a number of trawlers are still based at the anchorage. Numerous small shops sell various kinds of hoi mei (dried seafood) but little is still produced on Lantau. One ...

  2. Shek Kwu Chau is better option for incinerator than Tuen Mun

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Critics have been taking issue with the government's decision to build an incinerator in Shek Kwu Chau rather than Tuen Mun. There have been logistical, political and environmental ... the proposed incinerator are understandable, but unfounded. Critics, including people living on Lantau and Shek Kwu Chau, have listed their reasons for opposing the location, based on aesthetic ...

  3. Body found off Shek O

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police are trying to identify a man whose body was found off Shek O yesterday. He was seen floating 1km off Rocky Bay Beach at 4.45pm. He is described as being 1.65 metres tall and wearing a yellow polo shirt and dark underpants. Meanwhile, police said the body of 74-year-old Lai Loi-fuk, who had been missing since a sampan carrying him and five others from Tong Fuk sank ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion scheme unveiled, raising reclamation concerns

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... is available in 2021, 40 per cent of the flats will be for public housing and the rest private. An MTR station will be provided for both parts. Samantha Lee Mei-wah, a marine conservation officer from ...

  5. Incinerator opponents granted legal aid

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... If the court grants leave to any of the cases, further hearings will be conducted. The government had sought funding for the HK$23 billion, 3,000-tonne capacity incinerator off Shek Kwu Chau, near ... of the Town Planning Board to adopt and the Executive Council to approve an outline zoning plan for Shek Kwu Chau and an artificial island next to it on which the burner would be built. They will also ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Howard Winn Burning passion for Shek Kwu Chau incinerator- till camera begins to roll The previous government's plans to build a super incinerator in the vicinity of the scenic island of Shek Kwu Chau, off Lantau, were put on hold by the Legislative Council some months ago. However, various forces still appear to be working away in the background to advance the cause. We wrote ...

  7. Hilly season

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from Yuen Long's Tai Hang Street to the Shek Wu Tong (Ho Pui village) terminus. Head across the top There are many ways to get up to Hong Kong Island's famed Dragon's Back, the hilly ridge in the heart of Shek O Country Park that provides stunning vistas of sea and sand down below. One popular way is to start near the Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution, then head ...

  8. Studies to test feasibility of cave projects

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... are Lam Tei in Tuen Mun, Shek Mun in Sha Tin, Siu Ho Wan on Lantau Island, Mount Davis on Hong Kong Island and Lion Rock in Kowloon. $10b The estimated cost in Hong Kong dollars of moving the Sha ...

  9. Green groups have remained silent on destructive effects of super-incinerator

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... No doubt, R. E. J. Bunker's letter ('Outdated plant will blow poisonous cocktail over Hong Kong residents', January 22) about our government's plan to build the incinerator (the world's biggest of its kind) at Shek Kwu Chau off South Lantau will be dismissed as NIMBY (not in my back yard). In fact it is the third case of south Lantau suffering from ...

  10. Outdated plant will blow poisonous cocktail over Hong Kong residents

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a super-incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau off Lantau. The department should be trying to reduce pollution, not increase it. Its reply that it won't increase it by very much, is just not what we expect ... them, this very project could not pass. So, it is cheating us. Also, the reclamation at Shek Kwu Chau will cause the project to cost the taxpayer some HK$10 billion more than using alternative ...




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