Lands officials yesterday repossessed the site of a columbarium on a Tai Po island after the landowner defied an order to rectify land lease breaches.Tuesday, 1 May, 2012, 12:00am
The Lantau Island cable car is one of the world's longest at 5.7 kilometres but, regrettably, not one of the most reliable. For the second time in its six-year life it has been closed for months following operational incidents that dented public confidence.8 May 2015 - 12:15pm
Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...
HK Phil's Edo period draws to a close5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Ill-fated cable car system was compromised from the start8 May 2015 - 12:15pm
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I refer to the report ('40pc of parents have left children home alone', March 19).
A survey found that children as young as seven had been left alone at home by parents because of work commitments or an emergency.25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The government is moving towards burying bits of the city - the unsightly ones - in underground caverns, freeing up more land for housing and economic development, according to officials.21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Better transport and 'repositioning' could transform Lantau from a backwater into a tourism and convention hub, it was argued yesterday.18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Construction-materials testing is a lesser-known but critical component in the process of taking a structure off the blueprint and turning it into bricks-and-mortar reality.17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The Civil Engineering and Development Department is the proponent of the current so-called 'consultation' on reclamation proposals.
This 'consultation' is bizarre. In the first place, why is the department doing this anyway? Its officials are just contractors, and these proposals are policy and planning matters.9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The 110-year-old Tai O Police Station is back in business - this time as an upmarket hotel.28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong Fashion Geek followers are readying for its photo hunt, and competition is expected to be keen.
As part of the upcoming Social Media Week starting on February 13, the blog's founders, Christina Ko and Virginia Ngai, are organising the event for a second year.2 Feb 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No doubt, R. E. J. Bunker's letter ('Outdated plant will blow poisonous cocktail over Hong Kong residents', January 22) about our government's plan to build the incinerator (the world's biggest of its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).29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Few tourism attractions have experienced as much trouble as the Tung Chung cable car. The latest incident saw hundreds of passengers stranded in mid-air for nearly two hours in near freezing temperatures. This is unacceptable. What should have been a pleasantly memorable experience became an ordeal for those involved and it has damaged our city's reputation as a tourist destination.8 May 2015 - 12:15pm
12,000 attend arts hub's bamboo 'opera house'8 May 2015 - 12:15pm