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The Conservatory Bans Plastic Straws

Popular restaurant, The Conservatory in Sai Kung square has recently made the switch from plastic to paper straws. Owners Kim and Rob Cooper said the switch was influenced by friend and industry colleague, Garry...

Save Sai Kung Stray Friends

Calling for animal lovers to help out! Sai Kung Stray Friends have 110 dogs in their kennels awaiting adoption or fostering.The group of volunteers have been working tirelessly month after month order to keep...

News from the Sai Kung Police (December 2017)

Senior Inspector Michael Lai reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung. On December 2, a school bus parked at the outdoor car park in Ho Chung caught on fire. After the fire was safely...

A closer look into illegal racing in Sai Kung

We take a closer look at the recurring problem of illegal racing in Sai Kung. It’s 3 am and residents are abruptly woken by the revving of car engines. For those living close to the...

Dead dolphin found stranded in Hong Kong Global Geopark

A male dolphin corpse was found stranded on the shore of Wang Chau island on December 10. The body was severely putrefied upon discovery. After an initial investigation carried out by the Ocean Park...

Interview with Tony Cheng, artist and organiser of Sai Kung Art and About

We sat down with Tony Cheng, local artist and organiser behind Sai Kung Art and About to find out what inspired the art fair and his life as an artist. I was born in the United...

Carol and Carol tackle Sai Kung’s recycling problem

Fed up with the problem of overflowing recycling bins, Sai Kung residents Carol Biddel and Carol Ho have taken it upon themselves to start Sai Kung Recycling Day. The aim of the monthly recycling...

News from the Sai Kung Police (November 2017)

Senior Inspector Michael Lai reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung. A male attacked four dogs in Luk Mei Village. A villager living nearby heard the sound of rocks being thrown but it was...

Another great year for Sai Kung Pink Ladies

Sai Kung Pink Ladies have outdone themselves again. Last month, their Pink Chic fundraiser lunch raised $62,000 for the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. The event included a raffle and an auction for a...

HKUST students develop app to pair helpers and employers

Two students from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have developed a mobile app that pairs domestic helpers in the city with employers. Mamahelper was initiated last year by postgraduate students and classmates...

Destiny Church launches in Sai Kung

Destiny Church has just launched its first Sai Kung campus on November 5 at The Hive. Founded in Glasgow over 20 years ago, a number of Destiny churches have since been established around Scotland and...

Sai Kung residents decide to bare it all for charity

Most conversations down at the pub tend to be forgotten after a few drinks and a night of sleep, but a group of Sai Kung men stayed true to their words. Together with the...

News from the Sai Kung Police (October 2017)

Sai Kung Divisional Commander Daniel Tsang reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung this month. After last month’s large-scale police sweeps, they found what appeared to be old hideouts in the form of abandoned...

Long Keng’s battle with illegal development continues

Following our Long Keng illegal development exposé in July, we have been contacted by a landowner whose plot of land is amongst those currently fenced off and being developed on. This small business owner...
News from the Sai Kung Police

News from the Sai Kung Police (September 2017)

Sai Kung Divisional Commander Daniel Tsang reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung this month. A ground floor flat in Tui Min Hoi Village was burgled in the evening of September 9. The burglar...

Village Focus: Sha Kok Mei

Nestled in the embrace of two looping rivers, just 10 minutes away from Sha Ha beach, Sha Kok Mei is as its chinese name suggests, ‘at the edge of the sand’. Being the closest...

Life as a Sai Kung Marine Police officer

Eric Ho visits the Marine Police Base and speaks to the faces behind the force. Based out at sea, much of the work the Marine Police do typically goes unseen. I went down to the...

Green land or greed land? Illegal development in Wong Chuk Yeung

Wong Chuk Yeung Village has been occupied for several months by an unknown company calling themselves the “Wongaville Environmental Organic Farm Project” (hereafter Wongaville). The group has been seen downing trees and burning vegetation...

News from the Sai Kung Police (August 2017)

Senior Inspector Max Yip reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung this month. An attempted burglary occurred in Ko Tong Village at 3am. The house residents were away on holiday, and the domestic helper...

Remembering Dan Groshong

Daniel Groshong, a veteran photojournalist, pioneer of eco-tourism and a dear friend to Sai Kung Magazine was sadly killed when a tree fell on his car during a rainstorm in Timor-Leste (East Timor). The...
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New minibus proposed for East Dam High Island Reservoir

Transportation Department propose minibus from Pak Tam Chung to East Dam Runs every Sunday and public holiday, 3-6pm Full-fare costs $11.30 The Transportation...

Rediscover abandoned villages in the Plover Cove Country Park

Tara Smyth treks through abandoned Hakka villages Not a hike to squeeze in before lunchtime, one needs to put aside a full day for this...

Interview with James Trower, founder of Destiny Church Hong Kong

In 2009, my wife Jess and I felt God leading us to launch Destiny Church in Hong Kong. We shared this with our home...