Saving Tai Long Sai Wan

More than 75,000 Hong Kong people joined a Facebook group this month to eject developers from Tai Long Sai Wan’s iconic and pristine beach. A series of demonstrations and “protest hikes” quickly followed. And within...

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,...

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...

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...
Casa Cena

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...

New art gallery in Clearwater Bay home

Sai Kung welcomed its very own art gallery - coming in the form of Helen Smeaton’s beautiful home, located along Siu Hang Hau Road in Clear Water Bay. The unconventional concept aims to make...

14-year-old raises $78k for Sai Kung Stray Friends

In just over a month, 14-year-old Ansh Sahay has raised over $78,000 for Sai Kung Stray Friends (SKSF). Due to financial instability, SKSF was facing a difficult decision: whether it was viable to stay...
James Stevenson

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...
Conic Island

November Sai Kung police blotter

Police cases over the last month in Sai Kung. Dead male body was found floating in the sea by Conic Island, initially discovered by a fishermen. The man is believed to be in his mid...

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...

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...

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...
Suspicious persons wandering outside a residential complex

News from the Sai Kung Police (March 2017)

March Sai Kung police reports A paraglider lost control and crashed into a tree on the Long Ke hillsides, leaving him with serious injuries to his left arm, neck and back. The man’s friend, who...

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...

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...
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Interview with Brian Cook, professional mountain biker

The professional mountain biker talks to us about his road to winning a bronze medal at the Asian Olympic Games. I was born in an army...

Village Focus – Chek Keng

Crumbling but not forgotten, Eric Ho visits the small village in the country park. Situated along the northern coast of Sai Kung East Country Park...

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....