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Castle Peak

Out and about

Castle Peak's boulder-strewn slopes and numerous sandy beaches remain some of Hong Kong's most scenic stretches of accessible coastline.

Sunday, 27 July, 2008, 12:00am

Blaze prompts call for country park status

The big hill fire that has been sweeping through Castle Peak in Tuen Mun has prompted calls for the area - currently a firing range - to be turned into a country park.

Conservationists say that as most hill fires are man-made, a protected country park area could be better managed with increased ranger patrols and more fire prevention facilities.

3 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

lofty ambitions

While the price of a two-bedroom, Manhattan-style loft on Hong Kong land may be out of the price range of most people, the price of a two-bedroom Manhattan-style loft on Hong Kong water may suddenly be within reach.

18 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Baby found dead in bed after home birth

Police are investigating what happened to a boy pronounced dead 12 hours after his birth in a Tsuen Wan flat.

The mother, 34, gave birth in the bathroom of her second-floor flat in Discovery Park, Castle Peak, at midday on Thursday.

She and the baby were in bed when her husband, a businessman, 42, returned home at 7pm.

27 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Tattooed man sought over assault

A MIDDLE-AGED tattooed man who indecently assaulted a woman, 33, at Nan Shung Centre, Castle Peak, is being sought by police. The victim was taken to Yan Chai hospital.

4 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Sampan IIs held

Nine mainland illegal immigrants were arrested after a police launch intercepted a sampan off Ha Pak Nai, Castle Peak. The two men and seven women, aged between 21 and 40, were believed to have come from Panyu.

5 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Body found after hut blaze

Police are investigating a suspected murder after the charred body of a woman was found in an abandoned hut at Sham Shing Hui, Castle Peak, after a blaze.

24 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Briefing takes the booth

It has often been said that a policeman's lot is not a happy one, but in the case of two of Castle Peak's finest it is clearly a lonely one too.

Last week, Castle Peak Divisional Commander, David Carver-Trotter and his deputy Cheung Hang-wai, made arrangements to meet the press.

15 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Runaways returned

TWO runaway teenagers who escaped from Wai Yee Girls' Home in Castle Peak on Sunday night were found at a friend's flat in Sha Tin. The girls, both 15, were due to be sent to a short-term remand centre following medical checks.

7 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Escape from girls' home played down

SECURITY in children's homes should not be stepped up, social workers said yesterday as the search continued for two runaway teenagers.

Seven girls escaped from the Wai Yee Girls' Home in Castle Peak on Sunday night after a mass breakout.

Four have been returned and another is in Tuen Mun Hospital with a fractured leg after jumping off a three-metre wall.

5 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Six girls in break-out from Castle Peak isolation wards

SIX teenagers with emotional problems escaped from a girls' home in Castle Peak early yesterday after subduing a female staff member.

The girls, aged between 15 and 18, also stole $820 from the victim who was one of four staff on night duty at the Wai Yee Hostel in Yeung Tsing Road where 83 girls are being kept.

15 Feb 1993 - 12:00am