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Hing Keng Shek

Nestled in the hills above Marina Cove, Hing Keng Shek is a pretty, peaceful village. That is, when workmen are not re-routing the road into the village, which seems to be neverending. On the plus...

The Giverny

Sai Kung magazine takes a peek around the award-wining development. The original Giverny - home of artist Claude Monet - is in northern France. But we reckon the great impressionist painter would have been very...
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Village Focus: Tui Min Hoi

Where? Tui Min Hoi Head to the waterfront at the end Sai Kung old town, look out across the water, past the numerous parked boats - and there you’ll find Tui Min Hoi, a quiet...

Shek O

What it is: Set around a rocky headland between two beaches, Shek O is an eccentric, laid-back seaside destination about as far from the city madness as it is possible to get on Hong Kong...

Mang Kung Uk

A guide to Mang Kung Uk. Although this string of little villages along Mang Kung Uk Road is not the prettiest area in Clearwater Bay, it is one of the most convenient. Handy for the bus routes...

Rediscover abandoned villages in the Plover Cove Country Park

Tara Smyth treks through abandoned Hakka villages Not a hike to squeeze in before lunchtime, one needs to put aside a full day for this epic adventure. Located within the Plover Cove Country Park, you...

Village Focus – Tsak Yue Wu

Catharina Cheung explores a sleepy village with excellent hiking trails People who aren’t Sai Kung residents might only have heard of Tsak Yue Wu back in 2013 when a mother cow was killed by a...

Ultimate guide to High Island

Exploring High Island.   A favourite Sunday destination for junk trippers and hikers, High Island or Leung Sheun Wan, was once an island in Sai Kung East Country Park. In 1979, it was connected to the...
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum and Village

Village Focus: Sheung Yiu

Take a visit to the hidden repurposed village, Sheung Yiu Although many have crossed the Pak Tam Chung barriers, few have ventured to the nearby Sheung Yiu Village. The Hakka village is located along the...
Razor Hill

Razor Hill

It may not be as pretty as Lobster Bay or as smart as the Giverny, but Razor Hill has a certain charm. It’s not village living, but it’s a great location if you’re looking...

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...

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...

Yan Yee Road village

Yan Yee Road Village is Sai Kung in microcosm. Winding steeply up from the sea deep into the hills of the country park, it has a little bit of everything we love best about...

Pak Sha O

  Abandoned by locals and restored by expats, Pak Sha O village retains its historic charm. Pak Sha O, which literally translates as ‘white sand cove’, is a small village surrounded by lush greenery, hidden in...

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...
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Village Focus: Tap Mun

Visiting Tap Mun (Grass Island)  Eric Ho visits the grassy island with two names. Tap Mun is located off the northeastern corner of the Sai Kung Peninsula, sat within the opening of Long Harbour. Tap Mun...

Yan Chau Tong (Double Haven)

Double Haven doesn't feel like Hong Kong. Dozens of deserted, curiously shaped islands lie peacefully on the tranquil sea like green jewels on a clean blue cloth. But this is not Thailand or Malaysia....
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Po Toi O

Famous for its seafood restaurants and appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster, Kristy Wong finds out more from the residents of Po Toi O. Make your way down Po Toi O Chuen Road on Clearwater Bay Peninsula and its...

Ho Chung at the movies

  New film Big Blue Lake is an ode to Ho Chung, where its director, Jessey Tsang Tsui-shan, grew up. She talks to Coco Marett about homecoming. It’s not often that Sai Kung appears on the...

Pak Sha Wan

With enviable views, a handy location and big business in boats, Pak Sha Wan is a bustling village with a bright future. For a relatively small village, Pak Sha Wan has a lot going on:...
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News from the Sai Kung Police (February 2018)

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