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  1. More of Sai Kung coast protected

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com More than 600 hectares of coastal enclaves in Sai Kung now fall under restricted land use, after the defacement of Tai Long Sai Wan in 2010 raised public awareness of development abuses. The interim zoning of the two ...

  2. Caring about coral reefs

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh Diving doesn't usually appear on a school curriculum. But when Alice Bean and Yuka Takemon came to study in Hong Kong, they were offered the chance to learn to dive, and to put their new skills to good use in marine conservation. Both teen ...

  3. Santa Claus joins the bikers on a toy ride to raise money for charity

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Sixty-two leather-clad motorcycle riders, led by a Santa Claus, hit the roads last week on a four-hour, 100 kilometre charity toy ride for Operation Santa Claus. It was the sixth Christmas toy run held by the Mad Dog Motorcycle Club, with the s ...

  4. Boat journeys offer pupils window into world in peril

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Bursts of laughter erupt from the children as they peer through the glass bottom of the boat and glimpse the aquatic life below. For the 30 children on board Transparency, it's a treasured day out of school, but for the organisers, the tri ...

  5. Rare moth at risk in Hoi Ha project

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com An endangered moth that is unique to Hong Kong could stand in the way of plans for a small-house development in an ecologically sensitive part of Sai Kung that some residents say should not be allowed for fear of mari ...

  6. Anti-bird flu setback for WWF marine life centre

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Losses due to an 'unjustified' closure of Mai Po reserve have upset opening plans, says group The opening of a $61 million marine life centre in Hong Kong has been put on hold because the WWF says it is being starved of funds by the ...

  7. Setting course for life

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Boys at the Hong Kong Sea School navigate their way through a briefing aboard a marine police launch during the school's annual 10-day experiential learning camp. The 235 boys at the Stanley-based boarding school, which has a hist ...

  8. The hilly season is here

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that go deep into the Sai Kung Peninsula are enjoyable, too. Those tall enough to see over the bushes growing on the side of the path overlooking the waters of Ko Tong Hau will enjoy panoramic ...

  9. Gang busted with 1,800 pangolins

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Wildlife smugglers were caught yesterday trying to ship 1,800 rare pangolins out of Hong Kong. About 150 boxes containing skinned, vacuum-packed pangolins- a protected species- were unloaded from trucks in Sai Kung Country Park on Monday night ...

  10. Zoning order on Sai Wan beach is upheld

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Town Planning Board yesterday decided the existing temporary zoning allowing only agriculture is the best protection for defaced Sai Wan beach. After considering 350 viewpoints at a public hearing, the board upheld the zoning order issued by ...




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