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  1. Hiker on Sai Kung trail collapses and dies

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo An man collapsed while hiking in Sai Kung East Country Park and later died in hospital yesterday. The 69-year-old man, surnamed Wong, was hiking with more than 10 friends along the MacLehose Trail in the country park. They reached Long Ke at 12.17pm when he complained of feeling unwell. Police called in a Government Flying Service helicopter to fly him to Eastern Hospital, ...

  2. Hiker still not found

    Posted Jan 15th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo An air, land and sea search continued yesterday for a KMB driver who disappeared while hiking alone in Sai Kung Country Park on Sunday. More than 100 rescuers, volunteers, ... at about 5.30pm with no sight of the hiker. Mr Wong, who has two daughters, was an experienced hiker who went hiking once a week, according to the Hong Kong Hiking website. He left he left his home ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Hiker dies after slipping into sea

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... victim fell from a height of 13 metres when hiking... on the island,' a police spokesman said. Firefighters and marine police were called to the scene, and a Government Flying Services ... with the Hong Kong Mountaineering Training Centre, said it was dangerous to hike on the island as it was not a popular spot and finding emergency help could be difficult. He also warned ...

  5. Weary grave sweepers back call for escalator

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... especially the elderly, from the long hike. The Democratic Party carried out a weekend survey near the cemetery on sweepers' views on improving road conditions and easing traffic. More than 90 ... path would serve as the exit. The cemetery's main access road has been closed except for emergency vehicles for years during Ching Ming, forcing visitors to make the steep hike up ...

  6. Off the beaten track, seven different things to do, places to see

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... of a major city.' Call Paul on 9300-5197, see www.kayak-and-hike.com or email paul@kayak-and-hike.com 2 Cheung Chau A one-hour ferry journey takes you to the carless island which has pirate ... and the spirit of survival runs deep in their veins. A meal at the new Hon Kee is worth the ferry trip from Wong Shek pier in the Sai Kung Country Park alone, or you can ask about hikes from the tourist ...

  7. Hiker hit by air-gun trio

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police were searching last night for three robbers who they said shot a hiker yesterday with an air pistol and tied him up in the Tseung Kwan O countryside. Police said the 18-year-old hiker, surnamed Chan, was ambushed by friends of two female friends, both 15, who had persuaded him to join a hike in hill country near Po Lam Road North. The trio tied him up and took his ...

  8. Hikers join critics of Sai Kung wind farm

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... come to see Hong Kong's natural beauty might be disappointed if the landscape was contaminated by development. 'I was always puzzled over why they come to Hong Kong to hike rather than Europe or America. Some Japanese visitors later told me that hiking in Sai Kung was a unique experience as they could enjoy both the green hills and scenic sea views at the same ...

  9. face-to-face book

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Outdoor adventurers to lead hiking excursion on Po Toi island Yo Hoo outdoors activity club members at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) are hitting the city's outskirts this weekend for a hike on beautiful Po Toi island. Ancient rock carvings on the island that date back 2,000 years have been listed as declared monuments of Hong Kong. Lunch ...

  10. Mainland scientist lauds HK geopark project

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... to educate the community more on geology, put information signs on hiking trails and set up geological museums to support its case, he said. In May, the professor and two other geologists gave Hong ... geological information to the countryside to enrich the hiking experience.' According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, a geopark should include sites ...




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