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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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...
East Point City Supercharger

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...
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...
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February Sai Kung police reports

Police cases over the month of February in Sai Kung. Four burglars from Mainland China were arrested after they attempted to break into the Sai Kung home of actor Francis Ng. The police were notified...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

Saikungers gather for “FEHD Appreciation Dinner” to protest against outdoor seating policies

Approximately 200 residents gathered in Sai Kung Square on the evening of November 11th to protest against the FEHD's Shopfront Extensions Fixed Penalty. Saikungers were invited to bring their own tables and chairs, dress up their tables...
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...
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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...

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...

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,...

Developers take Tai Tan

Residents lose the battle against the bulldozers in Tai Tan, the last village in Sai Kung Country Park, as government plays the “indigenous” card. A year-long battle to stop a rural backwater in Sai Kung...
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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...