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  1. Go hiking and help poor children

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The Sowers Action group will add to the HK$14 million already raised for underprivileged children in remote areas of China when it hosts the Challenging 12 Hours 2006 race next month. Families, friends, schools and organisations are invited to take part in the annual 42-kilometre and 10km hikes which aim to raise money for poor children's education. ...

  2. Charity hike helps promote teamwork

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI A group of students from Tai Po will challenge themselves and put their team spirit to the test in tomorrow's Green Power Hike. The 50km course along Hong Kong Trail runs from The Peak to Big Wave Bay. It will be a tough one for the students as some of them have not done any serious hiking before. The students, who attend the same tutorial centre in Tai Po, ...

  3. Let's go hiking

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Tomorrow's Chung Yeung Festival is not only a day to remember and pay respects to our ancestors. It is also a great day for hiking in the cool, dry and sunny autumn ... family discovered that all living things in their village had been slaughtered. Hence, on this day each year, people go hiking to avoid possible tragedies. If you're going hiking tomorrow, ...

  4. Fourth day of hunt for missing hiker

    Posted Aug 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The search for New Zealand pilot Stephen Morrissey, 51, who went missing while hiking in Pat Sin Leng in the New Territories continued for a fourth day yesterday. Hundreds of police, firemen, members of rescue services, and volunteers are involved in the search. Earlier yesterday, a hat believed to belong to Morrissey was found, but this was later discounted. Morrissey ...

  5. Pair saved from drowning in Sai Kung

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Two men were saved from drowning while swimming yesterday at a Sai Kung beach. The pair- with the surnames Lam and Chan, and both 24- had hiked with two other friends to Ham Tin, where the men went swimming off a beach near Tai Wan. They got into trouble when a series of strong waves tore into the beach at about 2pm. The pair were saved by nearby surfers and later flown ...

  6. Poignant moment in time

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu More than 1,000 students and teachers gather at the HKCWC Fung Yiu King Memorial Secondary School in Ma On Shan yesterday to remember two teachers and three students who died in the Pat Sin Leng hill fire 10 years ago. On the second of a two-day commemoration of the hiking trip that went tragically wrong, speakers recalled how one of the teachers, Chau Chi-chai, kept ...

  7. The hilly season is here

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... enthusiasts will be out to make the most of the cooler weather and explore the extensive network of hiking and walking trails. Some stretches may not be suitable for young children, but parents keen for some fresh air and exercise with their toddlers have plenty of options. Wu Chung-fai and his 11-year-old son, Chun-fu, are well-known in local hiking circles. An avid hiker and single parent, ...

  8. Head for the hills

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Holly Urquhart

    ... Holly Urquhart A growing number of teens are taking to the hills and getting fit by treading the trails in Hong Kong's many country parks. Easier hikes can take less than an hour ... as the region's best urban hiking trail in 2004. Cindy Leung, 16, walked the 8.5km trail in three hours and describes the experience as 'breathtaking'. 'The hike seemed to be a long way ...

  9. On the market

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is its location in a natural environment. It is not far from the Science Park for cycling, or Tai Po Kau for hiking. The development provides a swimming pool and clubhouse. The asking price ...

  10. Hiker goes missing in Sai Kung park

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a hike in the Sai Kung Country Park on Sunday as part of a training course organised by the Hong Kong Award for Young People, Ming Pao Daily reported. At 10am on Sunday, Mr Yuen and four female ... in the country park last month when off-duty police officer Ting Li-wah was reported missing after he had gone hiking on September 11. The 45-year-old constable has not been found yet. ...




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