Overseas tour group Flying Fox still wants to build a zip-line attraction in Hong Kong and is considering three locations in Lantau, according to its partner Ngong Ping 360.Wednesday, 5 June, 2013, 3:46am
Rust-like stains on the Ngong Ping 360 gondola lift's cabins are just dirt and will not endanger passengers' safety, its operator said yesterday.
Ngong Ping 360 spoke out after the Oriental Daily published a report about "rust" on the cabins and raised public safety concerns.5 Jun 2013 - 3:34am
Ngong Ping 360 cable car last year drew the second-lowest number of passengers since it opened in 2006.
It carried just 1.36 million people last year, compared with 1.6 million in 2011.29 Jan 2013 - 4:37am
A business group that includes Hong Kong Disneyland, Asia World Expo and Ngong Ping 360 will organise job fairs and retraining for underemployed Tung Chung residents.27 Dec 2012 - 1:17pm
I would like to thank the Country and Marine Parks Board for summarily rejecting the plan by British operator Flying Fox to build an adventure attraction for the paying public within North Lantau Country Park ("Advisers shoot down zip-line plan", October 18).25 Oct 2012 - 2:39am
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
The city struggled to recover yesterday after Severe Typhoon Vicente left it bruised and battered.
There was traffic chaos on the land and in the air and at least 138 people were injured, 71 of whom were hospitalised. A 43-year-old man was in a serious condition.25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
A green group has asked the government to consider whether it is advisable to propose high-rise development in the Tung Chung river valley, which has marble caverns beneath it and is susceptible to landslides.10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Get ready to jump for joy at the 360 Pogo Jumpathon.12 Apr 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.6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Ill-fated cable car system was compromised from the start4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Inadequate monitoring of the troubled Ngong Ping 360 cable car meant engineers missed two chances to spot problems which led to a system failure that left 800 passengers stranded in mid-air, an investigation report has revealed.4 Apr 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
Claims that the main cable holding Lantau's troubled Ngong Ping 360 cable cars was found to be worn during an annual check last year were confirmed yesterday.
Ngong Ping 360 managing director Wilson Shao Shing-ming said the incident did occur and it was decided that, following repair works, there was no need to halt operations.10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Hongkongers shivered through the coldest Lunar New Year in 16 years, with temperatures as low as 7.4 degrees Celsius in the urban areas on Wednesday and falling below 2 degrees at Ngong Ping on Lantau.27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am