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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Officials failing to protect Hoi Ha Wan marine park

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... Markus Shaw Markus Shaw says laws that protect the marine park must be enforced Hoi Ha riches won't survive official dereliction of duty There have been encouraging signs recently that the government is finally getting serious about law enforcement i ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. '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 ...

  8. 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' ...

  9. Road back from ruin?

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Forty-year-old Kenneth Li can still vaguely recall his childhood in Wong Chuk Yeung, a village on the Sai Kung peninsula. Memories of tranquil, golden paddy fields and the laughter of neighbours still stick in his mind. 'This was the place where I gained the first-hand experience of what farming was really like, though I wasn't ...

  10. 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 ...




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