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The amazing humans who make our community...

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...

Matt Cooper, author

Children's author and Sai Kung resident Matt Cooper tells his story to Cherrie Yu. I’m a stay-at-home dad so I’m lucky enough to spend a lot of time with my children (Noah, five, and Neve, three)....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mrs Wong, paper shop

Hidden at the dead end of Tak Lung Back Street in Sai Kung lies a small Paper Offerings shop owned by the Wongs. Mrs. Wong patiently folds a fragile fuchsia paper on a reed...

Feng, Chen, Lu, Chefs of Chinese Kitchen

Hunanese restaurant Chinese Kitchen was the winner of Best New Restaurant in Sai Kung in the Readers’ Choice Awards 2015. Originally from Hunan province in China themselves, chefs Feng Bo, Chen Jian Gui and...

Olivia Lai, the sampan lady

Auntie Wah, 50, talks to Olivia Lai about life on Sai Kung’s kaidos. I have been piloting boats for 24 years now. I started when my daughter was six years old and now she’s all...

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...

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...

Tim Stevens, Basecamp

Polly McGovern catches up with Tim Stevens, owner of Basecamp At the age of 21, I had an opportunity to join a small firm in Hong Kong as a money broker. I had been living at home with my parents in...

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 Artists

Sai Kung Artists are preparing to host the town's first art fair, Sai Kung Art And About, Callum Wiggins chats with Sai Kung Artists. Local artist Tony Cheng explains more about what’s in store for ‘Sai Kung...

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...

Alex Hofford, wildlife campaigner

Alex Hofford Polly McGovern talks with the WildAid wildlife campaigner. I have been in Hong Kong for 20 years. I started off in commercial photography and then moved into editorial photography but with more of an...

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...

Leung Kwok-hung, activist

Better known as Long Hair, Leung Kwok-hung is Hong Kong’s most colourful politician. Until he resigned to force an unofficial referendum on democracy, he was the representative for New Territories East, including Sai Kung and...

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...

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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Sai Kung Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

The results are in! It's that time of the year again when we celebrate the best things in Sai Kung, as voted by you. *****...

Mysterious CASA graffiti artist

  Over the last few months, Casa has repeatedly had their logo painted over by a mysterious person. “It either happens very early in the...

Ask a vet: weird dog behaviour, things to note about boarding house and more

Have a question or two about your furry pals? Pets Central's veterinarian Dr. Pauline Taylor answers your questions. Q. My dog keeps eating my cat's...