The proposed development of Lantau Island into another core business district was welcomed by analysts and property consultants.Wednesday, 15 January, 2014, 1:59pm 1 comment
Urgent action needed to save dolphins
Urgent action is needed to conserve and rebuild the Chinese white dolphin population, in the wake of alarming news last month that the 2012 figures for the numbers of dolphins inhabiting Hong Kong waters were even lower than in 2011 (78 compared with 158 in 2003).11 Jun 2013 - 1:44am 1 comment
The government wants to extend Tung Chung on Lantau Island by reclaiming 134 hectares of land east and west of the new town, as part of its quest for long-term housing land.22 May 2013 - 9:10am
The government will put two residential land sites - one in Tseung Kwan O and another on Lantau Island - up for sale next month in a tender that is expected to fetch a total of up to HK$4.14 billion.25 Apr 2013 - 6:15am
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.22 Mar 2013 - 4:00am 8 comments
I would like to thank the Country and Marine Parks Board for summarily rejecting the plan by British operator Flying Fox to build an adventure attraction for the paying public within North Lantau Country Park ("Advisers shoot down zip-line plan", October 18).25 Oct 2012 - 2:39am
A 27-year-old expatriate man collapsed and died metres from the finish line during an ironman triathlon race held on Lantau Island yesterday. Police confirmed a man had died during the race but did not release his full name, only the name Daniel.15 Oct 2012 - 7:56am 1 comment
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 seyonasia.com2 Oct 2012 - 7:49pm
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).16 Sep 2012 - 1:25am 1 comment
Discovery Bay residents are gearing up for a fight over what they claim is an illegal land grab on a popular hiking and cycling trail for an alleged luxury housing development.
The residents plan to seek legal advice before writing to the Islands District Office and the Agricultural and Fisheries Conservation Department.9 Sep 2012 - 4:03am
Discovery Bay residents will stage a protest rally today over the unexplained blocking of a popular hiking and cycling trail with tonnes of concrete blocks and boulders.8 Sep 2012 - 2:49am
Mysterious noises that have awakened residents of outlying islands and rattled their windows recently are believed to come from a People's Liberation Army exercise being conducted in waters south of Hong Kong.6 Sep 2012 - 3:40am
Tung Chung was not designed for human beings. This is a common complaint from the area's poorer residents, who suffer most from the lack of amenities in the isolated new town.3 Sep 2012 - 11:35am
Ferry services between Discovery Bay and Mui Wo will be reduced on weekdays after the government and ferry operator reached an agreement on the change to reduce costs.
Ken Wong Hon-kuen, director of operator Peng Chau Kaito, said he received a letter from the Transport Department on Tuesday, informing him that his application for the reduction had been approved.30 Aug 2012 - 3:36am
A meeting aimed at ending the long-running battle over the fate of roaming cattle on Lantau looks to have been a success, with government officials saying they have no intention of killing or relocating the animals.26 Aug 2012 - 4:59am