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  1. Cargoes of cruelty

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Legal inaction over the discovery of endangered wildlife species being channelled through Hong Kong emphasises problems in policing the crime, writes Simon Parry Revenge is a rare and exotic dish when you're a scaly anteater. The human predators push ...

  2. Another development saga in beauty spot

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Ip A heavily vegetated site in the centre of a Sai Kung village has become a construction zone in what looks like a rerun of the recent development saga at a Tai Long Sai Wan beauty spot. Building of houses in Tsam Chuk Wan village, next to the Sai ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Developer digs up only road in NT village

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Villagers in Sai Kung fear they won't be able to get to or from their homes after a developer started digging foundations in the middle of the village's only usable road. Since work began 10 days ago, three deep holes have been d ...

  5. Youth group's Sai Kung outdoor camp plans to double capacity

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A youth group is planning to double the size of its popular holiday and sporting complex in Sai Kung to meet a rising demand for outdoor sports training. But the expansion plan, which would encroach upon country park areas, will need an environme ...

  6. Coroner calls for safety rules after diving death

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Peter So

    ... Peter So and Celine Sun The Coroner's Court has urged the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to issue safety rules for scuba diving instructors, and to offer diving courses, after a woman taking a beginner's course drowned. A jury decided ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Home affairs chief avoids chance to draw more bad luck

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Patrick Ho will not pick a fortune stick on Friday after drawing an omen last year After a week of speculation, the home affairs secretary says he will not draw a fortune stick at Che Kung Temple on Friday after his disastrous effort las ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. first person

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Brian Morton, 64, who retired as professor of marine ecology at the University of Hong Kong last year, has been awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Medal in recognition of the 30 years he spent working to protect the city ...




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