The Town Planning Board upheld its decision to impose controls on any development on Po Toi Island yesterday, but now faces a legal challenge from developers who are building a memorial garden there.Saturday, 29 September, 2012, 3:11am
Marine police seized 162 boxes of smuggled computer hard disks and notebooks worth HK$1.2 million in an operation off Southern District at 11pm on Saturday. Officers spotted about 10 men unloading boxes from a light-goods vehicle into two speedboats. The group fled on the boats when the police moved in, but officers lost sight of them in waters near Po Toi Island.4 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
Four Hong Kong crewmen and eight mainlanders were arrested after the seizure of 18,000 contraband terrapins on two fishing boats off Po Toi Island.22 Nov 2000 - 12:00am
A 49-YEAR-OLD crewman hit by rope on a Panamanian-registered ship moored off Po Toi island at 4.30 am has suffered injuries to his chest, neck and hands. He was taken to hospital by Marine Police launch.18 Feb 1996 - 12:00am
A BRITISH-MADE cannon shell believed to be more than 100 years old was found by a dredger off Po Toi Island.9 Jun 1994 - 12:00am
A CARGO vessel said it was fired on by a speedboat off Po Toi Island early yesterday. Marine Police received a message from the vessel, which said it was two miles northwest of the island and outside Hongkong waters, asking for help at 6.17 am.21 Jun 1993 - 12:00am
THREE suspected smugglers from the mainland were pulled from the sea yesterday when their high-powered speedboat caught fire while being chased by one of the newly-delivered marine police launches south of Po Toi Island.
The speedboat later capsized, dropping a new left-hand drive Mercedes-Benz into the sea.9 Apr 1993 - 12:00am
ANOTHER Vietnamese cargo vessel was reported to have been intercepted by armed Public Security Bureau officers south of Po Toi Island last night.
The master of the Vietnam-registered Vietxo 01 radioed the Marine Department's vessel traffic centre at 8 pm, saying his vessel was being ''caught by Chinese policemen''.31 Mar 1993 - 12:00am