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Luk Keng

Tripling of village voters challenged

A Sha Tau Kok resident says the result of a village representative election in January should not stand, claiming the winner is not a genuine member of the indigenous clan.

Saturday, 12 March, 2011, 12:00am

Waste dumped on key wetland

Part of a wetland area that is home to a rare dragonfly in the northeastern New Territories has been trashed in the latest case of illegal dumping in Hong Kong.

A pile of excavation rubble sits about two metres high across 300 square metres of the property, which is inside the boundary of the largest freshwater wetland in Hong Kong.

3 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Passarello shows his class again

Stefano Passarello continued his winning ways with a scorching victory in the 31st Hong Kong Distance Runners Club Half-Marathon at Tai Mei Tuk yesterday. Passarello ran with Erich Felbabel until the half-way point at Luk Keng, where the 27-year-old Italian dropped Felbabel on the hill back up to Wu Kau Tang.

27 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Barbecue pits at historical site angers archaeologists

Local archaeologists have blasted the government for failing to protect a historical north Lantau site after finding barbecue facilities on top of the ancient site.

16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Police seize hi-tech goods on cargo ship

Police have seized HK$20 million worth of mainland-bound goods, including eye-care equipment, from a Hong Kong-registered cargo vessel off Lantau and arrested the 71-year-old captain, but at least 14 smugglers escaped on four speedboats.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Oil pollution exercise launched

Updated at 5.50pm: A annual joint anti-oil pollution exercise was launched near Lantau Island on Tuesday to train government departments and oil companies to combat oil spills.

A marine department spokesman said the rehearsal - codenamed 'Oilex 2004' - was carried out in the waters off Luk Keng Bay, the northern part of Lantau Island.

26 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Hill airlift

A police constable, 25, who collapsed during a 10-day Outward Bound course on the Pat Sin Leng mountain range was airlifted from a hill near Luk Keng Road, Wu Kau Tang, to Eastern Hospital in critical condition.

21 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

New course promises fast times

A RECORD field of over 600 runners is set to start today's Mizuno Hong Kong Half-Marathon Championship for both teams and individuals which will be held at Tai Mei Tuk in the New Territories starting at 8 am.

15 Jan 1995 - 12:00am