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News from the Sai Kung Police, April 2018

Assistant Divisional Commander Michael Lai reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung On April 19, an incense tree cutting was found at Ko Tong. Since the cutting was left to produce resin, the police...

Local artist Helen Boyd’s heART campaign

Local artist, Helen Boyd uses her artwork to spread love across the world Local artist and Sai Kung resident, Helen Boyd, felt compelled to do something positive to counteract the amount of negativity she observed...

Supermarket flux in Sai Kung

Stephen Vines takes a closer look into Sai Kung's supermarket shuffle. So, the biggest supermarket in the middle of Sai Kung town has closed. Apparently even Wellcome, a subsidiary company of the mighty Jardine group,...

Sharp Peak hiker airlifted to hospital

While hiking up Nam She Tsim, better known as Sharp Peak a 56-year-old woman fell and injured her head on Easter monday. She was accompanied by two other hikers who immediately called the emergency...

TREE to close Sai Kung branch

Eco friendly furniture store TREE has announced that it will close its Sai Kung branch in May. This will coincide with the opening of a new larger TREE store at HomeSquare in Shatin. The address...

News from the Sai Kung Police (March 2018)

Assistant Divisional Commander Michael Lai reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung On March 15, three cars were involved in a traffic accident by Pak Kong village, resulting in an overturned car. It is...

Octopus to roll out app for taxi drivers

Paying for taxis is about to get a whole lot easier. Starting in April, taxi drivers can download an app that allows passengers to pay using their Octopus cards. This is the second time...

A closer look: Incense tree thefts in Sai Kung

Reports of incense trees marked in Sai Kung surface once again. Eric Ho finds out more Since the turn-of-the-year, there have been reported sightings of suspicious marks left on incense trees, a likely indication that...

“Tiger” sighting reported on Ma On Shan Country Trail

On March 6, a couple hiking up the Ma On Shan Country Trail reported a sighting of a yellow-spotted animal that resembled a tiger.  They described the animal as being yellow and about 3 feet...

Carnivorous fish in Hong Kong waters

There had been reports of fishermen catching a hybrid breed of an adult grouper, known as Sabah grouper, around open waters in Sai Kung. Live Sabah grouper should only be found in wet markets,...

Wellcome closed in Sai Kung

Wellcome Supermarket along Chan Man Street (next to McDonald's) closed on February 25. The supermarket was known to be the biggest and cheapest supermarket in the area, with many local residents relying on this...

New history podcast by Sai Kung father and son duo

Sai Kung father and son, Paul and 8 year old James Letters, have started a new weekly history podcast, Dad and ME Love History. The podcast will cover a range of history topics “in a fun style,...

Petition to make Sai Kung plastic free

Plastic-Free HK has started a petition to make Sai Kung Hong Kong’s first plastic straw-free town. Initiated by Sai Kung residents Lisa Odell and Lindsay Robertson, they aim to collect 5,000 signatures by May...

News from the Sai Kung Police (February 2018)

Chief Inspector Daniel Tsang reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung. A crane truck lost its wheel while driving up Hiram’s Highway on February 2. The detached wheel hit the car that was driving...

Sai Kung musings: stray cattles, restaurant closures and more

Journalist/broadcaster Stephen Vines takes a local look into Sai Kung Stop the moaning about winter The Hong Kong winter is truly something to behold (unless, of course, you have experienced a ‘real’ winter). Many things about...

HKUST Spring Garage Sale & Market Opens Vendor Applications

Vendors can a stall at the garage sale for $100-220 The sale takes place March 10 and 17 from 9:00am-2:30pm All profits made from selling table spaces to go to charity The bi-annual HKUST...

Sai Kung Singers seeks new singers

Community choir is looking for new singers of all ages and abilities Rehearsals are every Tuesday 8:00pm to 10:00pm at The Hive, walk-ins welcome Sai Kung Singers, a community choir started in 2014, is...

News from the Sai Kung Police (January 2018)

Senior Inspector Michael Lai reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung. A dispute was reported between a man on a motorcycle and a couple in a small boat. The man alleged that the couple...

Sai Kung squeezes small businesses

Are rents too high for small businesses in Sai Kung?  Local residents were left shocked and confused at the sudden closure of The Diner in Sai Kung after it spent just five months in business....

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 Department submitted a proposal for a new green minibus running...

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Readers’ Choice Awards 2018: the results

You voted and we counted, it's time to reveal the best of Sai Kung! Best restaurant: The Conservatory Best new restaurant: Momentai Best seafood restaurant: Chun...

What’s on in August

Throughout August Ocean Park Summer “Carnimal” A “wild” take on the classic carnival, featuring Caribbean beats and Brazilian acts and animal-themed parades EVERY hour. Entry included...

Where to watch the FIFA World Cup final in Sai Kung

Make sure you get your front row seats to the France Vs Croatia final Sunday night at 11pm! Momentai Kiosk 1 Waterfront, Wai Man Road, Sai...