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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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Hiram’s Highway… to hell

  The widening of Hiram’s Highway has achieved a near-mythical status since the project was proposed almost a decade ago. Well, the wheels are turning. Some 1,500 trees are being felled to make way for extra lanes between Clear Water Bay Road and...

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....

A Sham Chung adventure

Remote, picturesque and obscure. Sham Chung possesses a little bit of something for everyone. With its traditional hamlets and old woodlands, set in a basin ringed by rolling hills, the Sham Chung region is one...
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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...

Sai Kung’s progress report

With Sai Kung already packed at weekends, Hazel Knowles seeks an update on the projects that will bring in yet more people. It’s midday on a sunny Sunday and Sai Kung is heaving. The car...

How the shop front extension policy affects Sai Kung businesses

How shopfront extension penalties are killing businesses in Sai Kung Businesses placing products outside of their shop front may become a thing of the past, as the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) crackdown on...
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Casa Square relaunches as Casa Cena

After a few months away, one of the original co-founders James Bradshaw, is back on board with Casa. Bradshaw has relaunched Casa Square with the new name Casa Cena. “I want to run with the...
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Matt Cooper releases new children’s book on endangered Hainan Gibbon

Sai Kung-based author Matt Cooper has published a new book, The Last Gibbon. “I read about the Hainan Gibbon in an article on the BBC website about two years ago and was shocked to hear...

Ronaldo Academy launches at Hong Kong Academy

Fans of Brazilian football legend Ronaldo will be pleased to hear that his style of football is coming to Hong Kong, with the launch of Ronaldo Academy. Through the academy and its training methodology,...

Go clean a beach

Nissa Marion thinks its time to get stuck in. Hong Kongers have expressed frustration with the copious amounts of plastic and trash washing up on our shores. I would like to offer one solution. Go...

Sai Kung Art and About returns

Building on the success of their last event in March, local artist Tony Cheng and the Sai Kung District Council will be bringing Sai Kung Art and About again this December. After four years...
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Former policeman releases new book

Sai Kung resident and Chairman of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Peter Mann, has published a book, Sheriff of Wan Chai. He details his experience in serving in the Hong Kong Police Force and how...

Private golf club replaces rural Pak Kong in Sai Kung

 Construction has already begun on a new petrol station. Tall towers, 100 new apartments and a petrol station are turning rural Pak Kong into an eyesore, writes Tim Ma. Sai Kung residents are up in arms...

Get ready for the TriChallenge

Sai Kung, are you up for the TriChallenge? New 10km endurance race, IP Global TriChallenge 2014, is set to grace Sai Kung Country Park on 22 November to raise funds and awareness for the charity ShelterBox. Teams of four...
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James Stevenson launches his first novel

Tai Wan Village resident and English teacher, James Stevenson, has launched his first novel, The Medusa File with the cover illustration completed by Stevenson’s brother, Robert. Using his vivid imagination and Inspired by his...

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...

Python bites hiker in Sai Kung

Sai Kung resident Karl Davies has earned the dubious title of first human victim to a 23kg Burmese python living near Pak Tam Chung. Davies was walking the Family Trail pathway with his friend, Andrew Chambers,...

New restaurant by Enoteca Group in the Square

Husband and wife-run Enoteca Group will be launching new restaurant, The Conservatory, in Sai Kung Square in mid to late November. Taking over the space of Grande, the group has signed a six year agreement with...
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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...
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Best restaurants with views in Hong Kong

Enjoy a bite to eat plus the best views of Hong Kong. Above & Beyond Hotel ICON’s signature Cantonese restaurant offers a fresh angle of Victoria...

Art month in Sai Kung

As art month descends into Hong Kong, we speak to the local artists to see what they have in store for art lovers. Peter Lo I’m relatively new...

A Sham Chung adventure

Remote, picturesque and obscure. Sham Chung possesses a little bit of something for everyone. With its traditional hamlets and old woodlands, set in a basin...