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Artists in Sai Kung

Hannah Grogan checks out Sai Kung’s fledgling art community. Hong Kong is fast developing a reputation as an art hotspot. Major international events such as Art Basel Hong Kong, the twice-yearly Sotheby’s art sales, Asia...

Bill Lake, actor

Bill Lake; historian, movie star, I came to Hong Kong in 1965 with the British Army. The last movie I made was around about 2007. I ended up in film because of my Chinese language. The more...

Master Lee, lion dancer

Q&A with Master Lee of Yun Fook Tong   What is lion dancing? Lion dancing is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture where a group of people mimic a lion’s moves, wearing a lion costume. What is the...

Abraham Ofori, The Sai Kung Drummer

Annie Wong meets the African drummer beating a new path in Sai Kung. When I moved to Hong Kong three years ago, I visited Sai Kung at weekends for sightseeing. I saw the community as very warm,...

Esther Poon, yarn bombing in Sha Tin

Yarn bombing, a street art where knitters and crocheters put swatches of knitted or crocheted yarn on public objects, began in 2004 in the Netherlands and has spread to become a worldwide phenomenon. I had no idea about yarn bombing before I...

Sai Kung’s very own writer

Jeremy Z.Y. Chan, 14, has his second novel published.  I’m 14 years old and live in Clearwater Bay. I’m in grade nine at Diocesan Boys’ School in Mong Kok. I like to read, listen to music...
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Gregory Charles Rivers, Actor

The Australian-born, Hong Kong actor speaks to us about his road to fame in the SAR. I ended up being an actor with TVB for 20 years. They reluctantly hired me after my audition and I...

Jino Wong, with his Bike-riding Parrot

Cherrie Yu meets Jino Wong Ching-lun and Jai Jai the parrot on their disco bike. I used to specialise in outdoor filming for television productions, and first came to Sai Kung on filming trips. I...

Charles Nwanaga, Sai Kung Sharks Coach

Charles Nwanaga, Sai Kung Sharks Coach: One day after training with my team in Hong Kong, I saw some kids kicking a football around the pitch. I was impressed by their skills so I...

People of Sai Kung Old Town

The people and places.  Mak Sing-yin - The Tin Man I have lived in Sai Kung since 1952. I am 99 years old la. Tin is very easy to make, which is why I chose to...

Louise Duncan, SKIP’s departing principal

From London to Hong Kong, Louise Duncan details about raising a family in the SAR and moving on from SKIP after almost 10 years. I used to come to SKIP as a parent. I am...

Interview with Escapades – Stefanie Hemshall

Founder of Escapade Sports, Stefanie Hemshall, tells us about her retail and other therapy.  Tell us a bit about yourself. I am German, my husband is English and we have three children aged between 10 and...

Meet Sai Kung’s Local Author – Paul Letters

With two novels under his name, Paul Letters talks about his life in Sai Kung, being struck with a disability, and his passion for history. My wife, Joanne, and I have been in Sai Kung...

Lisa Christensen, Ecozine publisher

Lisa Christensen, publisher of Ecozine magazine. So far there have been two issues of Ecozine magazine. I wanted to create a great publication about inspiring and educational environmental news. The idea of creating a physical magazine came about over...
Chairman of Sai Kung District Council

Ng Sze Fuk, Chairman of Sai Kung District Council

George Ng Sze Fuk, Chairman of Sai Kung District Council I am the sixth generation of a Sai Kung fishing family. I spent my childhood on the water. My family had a boat for commercial...

Brigitte Lin, moves in

Sai Kung just got ritzier. Screen icon Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia and her billionaire husband are moving into a $260 million home on Fei Ngo Shan.Sai Kung just got ritzier. Screen icon Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia...

Mandy Kaur, chef

After living in the UK and Trinidad and Tobago for several years, Mandy Kaur of Mandy’s Caribbean Bar and Restaurant settled down in Sai Kung in 2004. She is now the proud owner of...

Wayne Parfitt, jaspas founder

I love Sai Kung. It’s home.  My wife and I came out to Hong Kong in 1991. It was the best thing we ever did. I took a job working in a restaurant in Central for...

Andrew Chambers

Former captain of the Hong Kong rugby team and long-term Clearwater Bay resident, Andrew Chambers reflects on his glory days at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, interviewed by Adele Rosi. How long have you lived...

Derek Ko

Hannah Grogan meets the Paralympic track-and-field medallist turned sailor. Tell us about your nomination for the SCMP Spirit of Hong Kong Awards. I was very happy to be selected. I’m not a final contender, but I...
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News from the Sai Kung Police (May 2017)

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