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  1. Snorkeller struck by speedboat dies

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A young man was hit and killed by a speedboat while snorkelling off Sai Kung yesterday. Chan Lok-sun, 31, was snorkelling with a friend in Rocky Harbour, south of Sai Kung East Country Park, at around 12.45pm, police said. ...

  2. Sai Wan site step closer to parkland

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com A private enclave on Sai Kung's remote and scenic Tai Long Wan coast could be incorporated into the surrounding country park early next year, after government advisers endorsed the proposal. The development comes two years af ...

  3. ROOM for growth

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tracey Furniss The Sai Kung property market has been a magnet for investors attracted by good returns on rentals and investments. Many favour the area for its space, child-friendly environment, tranquillity and beauty. But, with ever-increasing asking pri ...

  4. 'Delaying tactics' over beach

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Rural politicians are using delaying tactics to stall the inclusion of a Sai Kung coastal enclave in a country park, government advisory board members claim. The Country and Marine Parks Board, which advises the gover ...

  5. Move to protect enclave rebuffed

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The government has hit a stumbling block over a proposal to convert a Sai Kung enclave in Tai Long Sai Wan into a country park, following objections from local politicians over protection of indigenous villagers' ...

  6. Our back garden

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sai Kung is the perfect place if you want to swim, hike, sail, fish, eat or just relax, writes Zoe Mak Despite all the reclamation and the dumping of pollutants into the sea, Sai Kung, with its beaches, islands and fishing-village atmosphere, remains a be ...

  7. Debris-tainted water flowing into Tai Long Wan

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Michael Martin, Olga Wong

    ... Michael Martin, Olga Wong and Joyce Ng Visitors to Sai Wan this weekend may flinch at the sight of their beach water being polluted by a building site upstream. Sediment-filled water from two artificial ponds under construction on Sai Kung's Tai Long ...

  8. Sai Kung could suffer if geopark project is not managed carefully

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the report 'Slice of city named national geopark' (November 4). There is no doubt that the columnar jointing and rock features that are abundant around Sai Kung's coastlines are world class and certainly need protecting. But prom ...

  9. 18-year-old feared dead after Shek O wave sweeps him away

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Danny Mok

    ... Agnes Lam and Danny Mok A Mid-Autumn Festival celebration turned to tragedy at Shek O Beach yesterday when an 18-year-old youth was swept away by a wave in the early morning and was still missing last night- most likely the 10th drowning this year. The Fo ...

  10. Sai Kung council won't extend talks on wider highway

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Residents' demands for more public consultation on expanding part of Hiram's Highway into a four-lane road were turned down by Sai Kung District Council yesterday. The expansion is part of a HK$303 million government initiative to improv ...




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