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Lantau Island

Macau gaming executive threatens French heritage

Harvest them for cooking fuel?

Louis Ng Chi-sing, the chief operating officer of SJM, Stanley Ho Hung-sun's flagship company, has caused a stir in Burgundy's Cote de Nuits.

Saturday, 25 August, 2012, 4:26am

Meeting to work out solution Mui Wo stray cattle problem

An end could be in sight to the long-running battle over the fate of a band of roaming cattle on Lantau.

19 Aug 2012 - 10:16am

Letters to the Editor, August 15, 2012

Buffaloes wander the streets in Mui Wo.Photo: SCMP Pictures

Raw deal for absent voters in election

In a city with 3.47 million registered voters, it is inevitable that a number of them might be travelling on the day of any given election.

You would have assumed that some provision would have been written into the electoral procedure for them.

15 Aug 2012 - 1:51am

Historical look at HK's waters is timely reminder

Environmentalists behind a new book tracing the city's rich maritime history say a huge spill of plastic pellets into the sea has helped raise awareness of the delicate balance between Hong Kong's residents and its greatest natural asset: the harbour and surrounding waters.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:30pm

Corrections & clarifications

The article 'Ultimatum on Mui Wo ferries' on page C1 yesterday, incorrectly said that Peng Chau Kaito, which runs the ferry service between Discovery Bay and Mui Wo, will see its licence expire by August 9, 2012. The correct date is August 9, 2013. Until then, any plans to reduce or stop the service must be approved by the government.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

City Digest

Tony Chan to stand trial for forgery in April

Self-styled fung shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen, 52 (left), will go on trial in April accused of forging and using a false will to claim the fortune of late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum. A pre-trial review hearing will take place on January 24 and the main hearing, set to last 60 days, will start on April 22.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Ultimatum on Mui Wo ferries

Ferry services between Discovery Bay and Mui Wo will stop unless the government agrees to the operator's plan to slash the number of sailings.

Peng Chau Kaito, which runs the service between the two Lantau towns, wants to reduce round trips on weekdays from five to two while maintaining the nine round trips during weekends.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

Worries over pellet spill persist despite promises

Government pledges on the spill of 150 tonnes of plastic pellets during Typhoon Vicente did little to ease the fears of Hongkongers yesterday.

It said it would keep the public up to date about the clean-up operation on beaches and post the results of tests on fish online.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm