PEOPLE

PEOPLE

The amazing humans who make our community...

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,...

Mara of the forest

Sai Kunger Mara McCaffery embarked on a life-changing trip to Borneo in 2008 and a year later set up animal-welfare charity Orangutan Aid. Tell us about your relationship with Sai Kung. Sai Kung is home. We...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Chan Po Po, Soup Lady

Old-town stallholder Chan Po Po serves soul in a bowl. I am 84 years old and have been living in Sai Kung for about 50 years, ever since I got married. My husband worked in...

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...

The Medicine couple in old Sai Kung

Settled in Old Sai Kung Town, the inconspicuous shop of Mr. and Mrs. Cheung has served the local community for a good 24 years. Both with 40 years of experience and knowledge in Chinese medicine...

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...
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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...

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...

Claire Billson, artist

I am an artist. A few years ago, I took it up full time. I’m passionate about my art. I used to be a barrister and as much as I love the intellectual challenge,...

Kenneth Bi, Actor / director

Movie director, writer and sometime actor Kenneth Bi moved to Clearwater Bay a year ago. The child of Shaw Studios stars Ivy Ling Po and Chin Han, for Kenneth it was a chance to...
The Tin Man

The tin man in Sai Kung

The Tin Man of Sai Kung An elderly Chinese man sitting at the doorway of his shop banging an old hammer on some unsuspicious tin, surrounded by piles of buckets, cans and boxes, is a...

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...

Michael Wolf, Photographer

Michael Wolf, Photographer, the world famous and highly collected photographer, lived for many years in Sai Kung town and Nam Wai. I was 50 years old before I made the move from jobbing photographer for Stern...

Jill Robinson, MBE

The founder and CEO of Animals Asia Foundation, Jill has been working tirelessly to rescue endangered moon bears from cruel practices on mainland bear farms. She has lived in Sai Kung and Clearwater Bay...

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...

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...
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Latest article

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...
High Island Reservoir

Sai Kung’s new heritage centre

High Island Reservoir heritage centre opens A heritage centre commemorating the villages submerged under High Island Reservoir will be opening soon along Mang Nin street...

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....