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...

Two men arrested in Clearwater Bay for cannabis cultivation

On December 26, two Vietnamese men were arrested in Clearwater Bay for illegal plantation, production and packaging of $21.5 million worth of cannabis. The three-storey house is located at Ngan Ying Road, near Shaw Studio...

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 to art but I love the freedom it gives me....

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...

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,...
Mui Thomas

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...

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...

A closer look into illegal racing in Sai Kung

We take a closer look at the recurring problem of illegal racing in Sai Kung. It’s 3 am and residents are abruptly woken by the revving of car engines. For those living close to the...

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...

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...

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...

News from the Sai Kung Police (November 2017)

Senior Inspector Michael Lai reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung. A male attacked four dogs in Luk Mei Village. A villager living nearby heard the sound of rocks being thrown but it was...
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...

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,...

Introducing…. The Sai Kung & Clearwater Bay Hiking Guide

Going behind the scenes of how the book came about  It all started with the question, “Do you like hiking?”, and here we are, six months down the track. The Sai Kung & Clearwater Bay Hiking...

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...
Peter Mann

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...

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...

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...
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...
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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...

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...

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...