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Lantau Island

Business visitors lured to Lantau

From making salted egg yolks in Tai O village to learning kung fu from a shaolin master - the Hong Kong Tourism Board is promoting cultural activities on Lantau Island to appeal to business travellers.

Monday, 14 November, 2011, 12:00am

City Digest

Monastery loses bid to save illegal columbarium

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Benson proves to be top Moon Trekker

Darren Benson of Champion System Adventure Team was the overall winner of the third annual Moon Trekker, which finished on Lantau Peak on Friday night. About 1,000 runners took part in one of Hong Kong's most unusual races, with Benson clocking four hours, 17 minutes and 31 seconds for the 'Sunrise' 40km race.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Tuen Mun residents face long wait for bridge link

Tuen Mun residents will not get quick access to the bridge to Zhuhai and Macau until a year after it is scheduled to open in 2016.

The delay was due to the legal controversy over the bridge's environmental permit that had also put 70 other infrastructure projects on hold, Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng said yesterday.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Defaced beach should be protected, board rules

A scenic beach site defaced by massive excavation last year, Tai Long Sai Wan, should be incorporated into Sai Kung East Country Park, a government advisory board ruled yesterday in a nearly unanimous decision.

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Wet, muddy course tests cross country runners

Hong Kong distance runners got their first true test of cross country running yesterday when the Gigasports Hong Kong Cross Country Championship was staged over a rugged piece of reclaimed land on Lantau Island.

Thanks to Typhoon Nesat, the 2.5-kilometre course was covered in puddles and mud, which got deeper and muddier with every one of the three laps.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Island of adventure

Even without mentioning Mickey Mouse, Space Mountain, Chek Lap Kok airport and Tong Chong's shopping outlets, two Lantau islanders can tell a gripping tale about their long-time home.

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am


Classical music ruined by 'listeners'

The Hong Kong Sinfonietta concert on Saturday, September 10, should have given me unalloyed pleasure but for the appalling behaviour of audience members seated nearby.

The intense first movement of Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1 was interrupted by the bleeping of a mobile phone.

19 Sep 2011 - 12:00am