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  1. Ex-prison guard dies on trek

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A 55-year-old former prison guard who retired from Lai Chi Kok Correctional Institution a few months ago died while hiking with friends in Tsuen Wan yesterday morning. The man, surnamed Yu, went trekking on Chuen Lung Family Walk at 10am with 26 other retired prison officers. Just 20 minutes into the trek he collapsed. Firefighters rushed him to Yan Chai Hospital, where ...

  2. More to life than shopping

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While most Hong Kong people like to go shopping or stay at home during the holidays, I love to go hiking with my parents and younger brother. I think hiking can really broaden my horizons. ... classroom outside. If you do decide to go hiking, don't forget to look at the wide variety of plants and rocks along the way. Enjoy our environment, and go out whenever you can. Eunice Cheung ...

  3. Hikers can enjoy challenging trails and breathtaking views

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... Rotary Club Park where the 1km circular hiking practice trail is situated. In 30 minutes, warm up by trying out the fitness facilities or learn basic hiking and safety tips. Then take a relaxing ... the Route Twisk and enjoy your hike. Ensuring your safety is paramount when hiking. Most of these scenic routes are remote without access to local kiosks. It is advisable to bring sufficient water ...

  4. Off-duty fireman finds Alzheimer's patient

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was traumatised in these few days. We are very worried now,' he said. He went missing on Saturday when his wife left home to go hiking. She found he had disappeared upon returning home in the evening. The family could still reach Lam on the first day over the phone, but he was speaking in a confused manner. 'He claimed he was hiking with some friends, but those friends had already ...

  5. Will it take deaths on Route Twisk to bring road racers to book?

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this situation within a single afternoon. As I returned from a hike a few weekends ago, the No 51 bus over Route Twisk was overtaken not once, but several times, over double white lines around blind ...

  6. letters

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will succeed. Gabrielle Ho Ching-kwan, Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School Healthy hike I enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere and beautiful scenery during a hike from Tsuen Wan to Yuen Long with my family. ... Unfortunately, it rained so we couldn't continue. We went inside our tents and played cards until midnight. We got up at seven o'clock in the morning, had breakfast and went hiking ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hospital. Injured hiker flown to safety A 54-year-old hiker with leg injuries was flown by the Government Flying Service to Queen Mary Hospital. Police said the woman was injured while hiking ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STINGING END TO SCHOOL OUTING AS BEES ATTACK Nineteen primary school pupils and a teacher were attacked by a swarm of bees while hiking in Sai Kung West Country Park yesterday. Police said it was not known what sparked the attack. Fourteen boys and five girls, aged between six and 14, and a female teacher, 53, were stung on their arms and legs, but the others in the group escaped injury. ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hiker A woman, 70, was bitten on the finger by a snake while hiking near Allway Garden, Tsuen Wan. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for generations to come in the same way our hiking trails are today. Too often we hear the government's rhetoric about wanting to be considered a world city. Here is a fabulous opportunity ...




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