PEOPLE

PEOPLE

The amazing humans who make our community...

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...

Interview with Brian Cook, professional mountain biker

The professional mountain biker talks to us about his road to winning a bronze medal at the Asian Olympic Games. I was born in an army hospital in Swindon UK, my father’s side of the family...

Emily Pereira, founder of Hong Kong Cats

It’s not just dogs that need rescuing, the Hong Kong Cats’ founder tells Pauline Cheung. I moved to Hong Kong about six years ago and I lived with my boyfriend and his family in Mid-Levels. I...

Kay McArdle, Pathfinders founder

The CEO of PathFinders talks to Callum Wiggins about protecting the most vulnerable children born in Hong Kong. What is PathFinders? PathFinders was set up following the discovery of two babies and their migrant mothers in...

Lee Kwok-ping, Tea Master

Master Lee Kwok-ping brews up I have lived in Sai Kung for about 16 years – the same age as this tea shop. Most of my customers are frequent visitors and know what they are...
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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...

Anna Christianne Ho, bodybuilder

Bodybuilder Anna Christianne Ho explains how she got into award-winning shape in her mid 40s. By Cherrie Yu.     Anna Christianne Ho is looking good. The Hong Kong bodybuilder was in the form of her...

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...

Sai Kung success story – Fornia Chow of Honeymoon Dessert

A Sai Kung culinary success story Speaking with Fornia Chow, one of five co-founders of Honeymoon Dessert, Sai Kung    We have been in Sai Kung for more than 20 years. We love its natural beauty and village ambience. And...

Ng Tsuen-man, Olympic hero

  Son of a Sai Kung fisherman, the inspirational Mr Ng has twice represented Hong Kong at the Olympics. Now 62, he’s encouraging others in his two favourite sports: dragon boating and canoeing. By Adele...

Hong Kong’s sport fishing captain, Kim Stuart

Tales from Hong Kong sport fishing captain, Kim Stuart Tell me about yourself, what made you become a sport fishing captain?  I’ve been living on a boat for 12 years. I have two boats; a houseboat and...

Jessey Tsang, Movie Director

The Hong Kong director talks to Robyn Or about her connection with Ho Chung’s history and people through filmmaking. I grew up in Ho Chung, a 400 year old village with mostly indigenous villagers. When I...

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,...
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Sam Tsuen Man Ng, Mr. Olympic

As teams start to descend onto the beaches of Hong Kong for the Dragon Boat Festival, we catch up with Sai Kung's Olympian kayaker. I was born into a fisherman family in Sai Kung. I went...

China Artistry in Sai Kung

The Art of Making Dragons and Unicorns   Tucked away in Sai Kung Main Street is the charming and colourful shop selling everything from stone-baked money pots to custom-made lion heads used in Chinese celebrations. China...

Sharing the love – Interview with Kim Minards, co-founder of Enoteca

With eight restaurants under its belt, Enoteca Group is a Hong Kong success story. Co-founder Kim Minards tells Carolynne Dear how small plates mean big business. When the sun’s shining, not much makes me smile...
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...

Ngai Tin-wai, the violin man

As you enter Ngai Violins – that saw light in Sai Kung in 1993 – you are greeted with rows upon rows of warmly hued acoustic violins. Going towards the back of the shop...

Loong Koon-tin, Cantonese opera star

Loong Koon-tin Talking to the Cantonese Opera star. Words by Denise Li. Pictures by Alexandra Carlile Better known by his stage name, Yuk Gor, is a Cantonese Opera star who has headlined in a number of...

Ursula Huber, Dymocks Sai Kung

Dymocks Sai Kung owner Ursula Huber tells Hannah Grogan why books are here to stay. Dymocks Sai Kung opened in October 2010. I saw an ad looking for people who liked books, so I wrote to them and...
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Interview with Brian Cook, professional mountain biker

The professional mountain biker talks to us about his road to winning a bronze medal at the Asian Olympic Games. I was born in an army...

Village Focus – Chek Keng

Crumbling but not forgotten, Eric Ho visits the small village in the country park. Situated along the northern coast of Sai Kung East Country Park...

Another great year for Sai Kung Pink Ladies

Sai Kung Pink Ladies have outdone themselves again. Last month, their Pink Chic fundraiser lunch raised $62,000 for the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation....