Lantau Economic Development Alliance

Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

Lantau's infrastructure and the implications of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge's completion as early as 2016 offers the island massive development potential.

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. But given what the city's largest island has in terms of infrastructure and the implications of the completion of the bridge to Zhuhai and Macau as early as 2016, it is obvious that it offers massive development potential.

Friday, 22 March, 2013, 4:00am 8 comments

Letters to the Editor, March 21, 2013

Huskies suffer during Hong Kong's summer. Photo: AFP

I was naturally dismayed to read your reports about an attack on a child in Lantau by a Siberian husky, and I have the utmost sympathy for the child's family.

21 Mar 2013 - 2:50am 2 comments

Letters to the Editor, March 20, 2013

Tung Chung is too far for shoppers. Photo: Bloomberg

I would like to clarify the government's stance regarding public access to private sports clubs and other facilities on sites that are operated under private recreational leases.

20 Mar 2013 - 3:11am 3 comments

Lantau group looks to court mainland China tourists

The alliance says luring mainland tourists away from busy areas like Causeway Bay to new malls on Lantau Island could help ease overcrowding in the city. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

A business alliance's proposal to develop Lantau Island into a commercial zone to divert tourists from overcrowded districts has sparked heated debate.

11 Mar 2013 - 11:15am 11 comments