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Lantau Island

Letters

Singapore has better environment

I share Bernard Chan's view that Hong Kong is underachieving in terms of the quality of life ('Why does Hong Kong put up with a so-so quality of life?', May 4).

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 12:00am

Letters

Escape is heroic and tragic tale

The daring escape, against incredible odds, by China's blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng from his home in Shandong (where he had been held under house arrest for 19 months) is the stuff of which legends are made.

It is both a heroic and a tragic tale.

2 May 2012 - 12:00am

Illegal columbarium repossessed

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.

The seizure of the land on Ma Shi Chau resulted in about two dozen apparently occupied underground niches - which officials believe are decoys - becoming government property.

1 May 2012 - 12:00am

Tourism reputation hanging by a wire

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.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

HK Phil's Edo period draws to a close

5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Ill-fated cable car system was compromised from the start

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Listings - New Territories / Outlying Islands

ANTHONY'S CATCH

G/F, 1826 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung 27928474

www.anthonyscatch.com

Cuisine Italian

Specialities Seafood

Wine Australian and French

Best for Romantic meal

Average food cost HK$150

Hours Mon-Fri 6-10pm; Sat-Sun noon-4pm, 6-10pm

29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Letters

Open more nurseries in all districts

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