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...
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News from the Sai Kung Police (April 2017)

April Sai Kung police reports A suspicious object was reported to the police at 9pm on April 14. Earlier in the afternoon, a male had seen a grenade-like object on the sand near the seashore...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

Sai Kung Stingrays, 10 year anniversary

From 22 kids at the first ever Stingrays training session to 655 players and 148 coaches today, Sai Kung Stingrays reaches a big milestone this year - its 10th anniversary. The club was founded...

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...
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Join The Great Hong Kong Cleanup Day

Join the Great Hong Kong Cleanup Day Help build a cleaner Hong Kong and take part this September The Great Hong Kong Cleanup Day has just announced that it will take place on September 23. The...

PFS Fearless Dragon Charity Run

On April 30, around 1,500 runners will be making their way into Sai Kung’s Geological Park for the PFS Fearless Dragon Charity Run 2017. Although the first time in Sai Kung, the run has...
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Chinese Opera in Sai Kung

Backstage in Sai Kung’s bamboo theatre Words and pictures by Hannah Grogan and Cherrie Yu.  It’s Saturday night and Sai Kung’s bamboo opera theatre is filling up. Families are gathering to take their allotted seats, their names hand-written on labels attached...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 (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...
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News from the Sai Kung Police (September 2017)

Senior Inspector Max Yip reports on the recent cases in Sai Kung this month. A ground floor flat in Tui Min Hoi Village was burgled...

Sai Kung nibbles – Hyatt Regency’s new menu, The Diner’s new bar and more

It's all change in the Sai Kung dining scene. New home-style cuisine at Hyatt Regency Sha Tin 18 at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong has recently...

Walkies – Caroline Halbroth

Sai Kung resident Caroline Halbroth shares her five year old beagle Suki's favourite dog walk. When it comes to dog walks, Sai Kung has plenty...