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...

Save Hoi Ha’s corals

Recent results of a research conducted by Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPCUWC) together with the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) shows the continued degradation of the coral reef in Hoi...

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...
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Join World Vision’s walk for charity

Go barefoot in the 10th Spring Charity Barefoot Walk for Children event. The walk will stretch across 4km around the golf course of The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club with three formats; individual, family...

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...

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...
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Tesla introduces new superchargers in Tseung Kwan O

Electric car giant, Tesla, has announced the addition of new supercharger stations at East Point City in Tseung Kwan O. While there are no plans yet to to install chargers in Sai Kung or...

December Sai Kung police blotter

Police cases over the last month in Sai Kung. There were a number of vehicle vandalism cases along Po Lo Che Road last month. Police believe the culprit was looking to steal money, dash cams...

Jaspas Sai Kung burgled

Long-established family favourite restaurant, Jaspas, was burgled at the end of February. The tip box was stolen and went unnoticed till the day after. A man aged 31, not a member of staff, stole two...

Village Focus: Yim Tin Tsai

We pay a visit the revitalised village. Like many remote Sai Kung villages, Yim Tin Tsai is a small island which has succumbed to the perils of village abandonment. But fast forward to the present day...

Trashzilla sighted on Repulse Bay beach

Last month, over 800 local children and volunteers teamed together as part of Kids Ocean Day to form an image of Hong Kong’s trash monster “Lap Sap Chung”, or Trashzilla, on Repulse Bay Beach....

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...

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...
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Sai Kung Pink Ladies raise over $40,000

Organised by Sai Kung Pink Ladies for breast cancer awareness month, the Fifty Shades of Pink Long Lunch held last month attracted over 80 women with special guest, glamour guru Eve Roth Lindsay. The day...
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January Sai Kung police reports

Police cases over the last month in Sai Kung. A 78-year-old man went missing after popping out to the shops. He told his 60-year-old wife to wait at the restaurant they were dining at. His...

Bike-sharing in the New Territories

Hong Kong’s first bike-sharing service launches Last month, GoBee.bike became Hong Kong’s first bike-sharing system. More than 1,000 bikes were spread out across Ma On Shan, Sha Tin and Tai Po - the number is...

Join the Tin Hau Temple Celebrations

Birthday celebrations Having reached its first century, Tin Hau Temple is putting on one of the biggest celebration it has ever done. A temporary bamboo theatre will be erected in front of the temple for...
High Island Reservoir

Sai Kung’s new heritage centre

High Island Reservoir heritage centre opens A heritage centre commemorating the villages submerged under High Island Reservoir will be opening soon along Mang Nin street in Sai Kung town. Dr Lau Chi-pang, Ling Nan University...

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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Mui Thomas wins Spirit of Hong Kong Awards

Mui Thomas, born with rare skin condition, Harlequin Ichthyosis, was nominated and won “Overcoming Personal Challenge Award” in the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards, hosted by South China Morning Post, as well as winning...
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