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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. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. '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 ...

  6. Cyclist was speeding before fatal collision with minibus, court told

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A cyclist who died in an accident while taking part in a qualifying round of a competition had been speeding and riding recklessly before colliding with a minibus that had crossed a double white line to overtake another cyclist, Kwun Tong Cou ...

  7. Three more country park sites get protective zoning

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Three more country park enclaves facing imminent development and with a history of environmental damage have been given protective zoning but 50 remain unprotected. Environmentalists called for quicker action to protect the other areas. Lan ...

  8. Rural rights have to move with the times

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... Markus Shaw Hong Kong has its own version of 'one country, two systems'. Call it 'one city, two standards': one rule of law for metropolitan areas, another for rural areas. Put another way, rural sins are not treated the same way as me ...

  9. House in disorder

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh Rural land use in the New Territories must be addressed because it will become a political hot potato. Past administrations failed to deal with it. The current one prefers not to have to address it, and anyone thinking of being a part of the ...

  10. Tranquil lifestyle attracts city dwellers

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis As more city dwellers look for ways to achieve work-life balance, or to enjoy more living space, they are opting to move to the relatively quieter areas of Sai Kung and Tai Po. However, there can be drawbacks for those planning to buy properties in Hong Kong's 'back garden', as the Hong Kong Tourism Board describes the Sai Kung Peninsula. Would-be ...




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