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Bike seizures anger Lamma cyclists

Government officers angered Lamma islanders by targeting hundreds of bicycles parked near the ferry pier at Yung Shue Wan. After tagging 387 bikes with removal notices on Monday, yesterday they confiscated 13 which their owners had not removed in time.

Thursday, 29 March, 2012, 12:00am

Lamma Island prepares to clean up its act

Lamma Island's primitive septic tanks will soon be flushed away by a modern centralised sewage system the government says will improve hygiene and the marine ecology.

The HK$420 million Drainage Services Department project is expected to benefit 5,000 island residents. Construction started in 2010 and the first stage of the system is expected to come into use next year.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Island candidate in Hitler protest

Call it a smear campaign or just a quirky protest against the reclamation plan for Lamma Island's seafront, but whoever has been drawing Hitler moustaches on district councillor Yu Lai-fan's election posters had better watch out.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Fears of dog poisoner on Lamma

Pet owners on Lamma Island fear a dog poisoner is on the loose after at least six animals died in the past three weeks.

One owner, who lost a chow, said yesterday that the actual figure was more than 10 because some cases had not been reported and the owners had decided to bury their dead pets.

29 Sep 2011 - 12:00am


Lamma plan nothing like Stanley revamp

Anton Ivanov says that the objections to the Lamma harbour reclamation are made by 'overzealous activists' ('Reclamation is good for island', April 29).

If this is the case, then why do 85 per cent of the restaurants on Main Street object to the scheme? Are these people overzealous activists?

4 May 2011 - 12:00am

Lamma islanders ought to be involved in plan

For a government that claims to be so open and transparent, the lack of public consultation over plans to reclaim a chunk of the bay beside the Lamma Island village of Yung Shue Wan comes as a surprise. It is a proposal that has been twice rejected by residents, yet is back on the drawing board with few being aware of its existence.

2 May 2011 - 12:00am


Full-time doctor the answer, not more concrete

So the planning and civil engineering and development departments want to reclaim a further four square kilometres of existing natural bay to create a clear emergency vehicle access (EVA) to the ferry pier from the clinic at Yung Shue Wan, based on 15-year-old logic and plans.

30 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Concrete seafront plan

The Yung Shue Wan waterfront on Lamma Island will be filled with about four square kilometres of concrete under a government plan.

The HK$55 million project aims to create a footpath and ambulance road stretching about 400 metres right around the bay, with the town's entire seafront being reclaimed.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Lamma waterfront plan back on the table

It's a case of deja-vu for those who call laid-back Lamma Island home. The waterfront of Yung Shue Wan, home to seafood restaurants, will be filled in with about four square kilometres of concrete under a government plan.

The HK$55 million project will provide a new pedestrian path and ambulance road stretching about 400 metres right around the bay.

26 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Yung Shue Wan shuns concrete jungle, despite what officials say

Nicholas Botelho ('Cheaper holiday ferry fares will bring more visitors to Mui Wo', April 7) should be very careful what he wishes for.

Our government beautifying Mui Wo? He can't have seen the damage done by its efforts at Peng Chau. Yes there are flowers. There are also wide expanses of concrete and tiles and little sign of life.

16 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Chance to escape from rat race

Long an enclave for writers, artisans and those who like to think they are, Pok Liu Chau - or Lamma as it's better known - is joining the property game in its own special way.

20 May 2010 - 12:00am

E-zine catches 'Laudable Lamma Luminary' in humble greening role

Shame, shame, shame! Despite all the resources and manpower of our paparazzi, we have been scooped by the Lamma-zine - - the tiny internet island magazine. The story? Superstar Chow Yun-fat getting down and dirty to plant trees on Lamma. OK, it's not like it was a big juicy sex scandal.

24 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Bar boss on drug den charge

The manager of the Deli Lamma bar and restaurant on Lamma Island appeared in court charged with allowing it to be used as a drug den. Ambekar Praful Gajanan, 55, is accused of allowing the premises in Yung Shue Wan Main Street to be used as a divan and for drug trafficking and with obstructing an officer there. He appeared at Eastern Court and is due to appear again on Friday.

23 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Expats held in Lamma drug bust

Lamma Island, long considered the home of Hong Kong's expatriate drug subculture, saw its biggest drug raid in recent memory early yesterday morning.

While many will question whether the raid came 30 years too late, more than 60 police officers swooped on four bars on Yung Shue Wan Main Street, detaining 10 expatriates.

1 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

A rich taste of tradition

Just half an hour away by ferry, Lamma Island is the perfect destination for hiking, sunbathing, visiting temples, shopping, eating out or learning handicrafts. It has two main villages - Yung Shue Wan in the north and Sok Kwu Wan in the east.

22 Aug 2009 - 12:00am