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...

Typhoon Hato wreaked havoc in Sai Kung

On Aug 23, the Observatory issued typhoon signal number 10, the first time in 2017, as typhoon Hato swept through the city. The signal remained hoisted until 2 pm and later downgraded to number 8...

Government’s plan to use typhoon shelters as mooring sites revealed

Government reveals plans to use typhoon shelters as mooring sites amid chronic space shortage. Jai Rane reports. The Marine Department is considering setting up temporary private mooring in typhoon shelters to ease the territory-wide shortage...

Interview – Jack Farmer, 8 year old sports lover

Jack Farmer, an 8 year old Sai Kung boy diagnosed with Perthes Disease, has inspired his family to start a charity called Pedal Through Perthes. We sat down with Jack to talk about football,...

Mysterious CASA graffiti artist

  Over the last few months, Casa has repeatedly had their logo painted over by a mysterious person. “It either happens very early in the mornings or very late at night. We have no idea...

Revised plans for Shaw Studios redevelopment

Revised plans to redevelop the Shaw Studios in Clearwater Bay were submitted to the Town Planning Board (TPB) on July 5. The 46 acre land houses 24 buildings, in which 19 are classified as...

News from the Sai Kung Police (July 2017)

Senior Inspector Max Yip reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung this month. On July 2, a male victim acquainted a female online and held a ‘naked chat’ on Google Hangouts for about 10...

Flooding swept through Sai Kung as heavy downpour persisted

Multiple flooding reports were made in various Sai Kung locations on 19 July as heavy downpour continued to hit the Northern districts of New Territories. Apart from Tai Mei Tuk in Tai Po, Ho Chung...

Bringing Bali to Hong Kong – HKGTA’s new Fivelements

What better place to situate a Balinese retreat in Hong Kong than Sai Kung? We talked to Fivelements co-founders Lahra and Chicco Tatriele about their concept of expanding the Bali-originated holistic retreat to Hong Kong.  The...

News from the Sai Kung Police (June 2017)

June Sai Kung police reports At 5pm on June 7, a man was found lying on the ground at Tai Wan in a semi-conscious state. He was airlifted to a hospital but unfortunately passed away...

Illegally discarded wastes pile up on Sai Kung piers

Bags and boxes full of domestic waste were seen piled up at Tso Wo Hang Pier at around 8 am on July 4. The waste was discarded by local fishermen and boatmen, who routinely dump wastes...

What’s on in Sai Kung this July

Summer has officially arrived! Read on to find out what to do around Sai Kung and beyond this July. JUL 1 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day Public Holiday JUL 1 Sai Kung Live The monthly music event will be...

Sai Kung recycling report

Recycling report Is Sai Kung's recyclable waste heading in the wrong location?  Residents have expressed growing concerns over sightings and reports of Sai Kung recycling allegedly being lumped in with normal trash.  One report came from a resident in Ho...

News from the Sai Kung Police (May 2017)

May Sai Kung police reports A heated dispute occurred in Sai Wan after a village chief accused a speedboat operator of damaging a fishnet. The net had been set up to prevent speedboats from picking...
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