Clear Water Bay

Firm had grand plans for deserted village

An international property investment company considered financing and developing small houses in Wong Chuk Yeung, Sai Kung, but says it dropped the plan after initial research.

Friday, 4 November, 2011, 12:00am

Week ahead


Application for ESF kindergartens

Online applications have commenced for the four ESF international kindergartens (Abacus in Clear Water Bay, Hillside on Hong Kong Island, Tsing Yi, and Wu Ka Sha near Ma On Shan) for the 2012-13 academic year. Until Oct 31, HK$300 application fee. Inquiries:

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Stella meets supporters at beach party

A two-year-old Clearwater Bay girl whose plight galvanised the city to raise more than HK$1 million to help pay for life-saving treatment, Stella Sipma (inset), was in great spirits when she met hundreds of her supporters at a beach party last week. The Clear Water Bay Golf and Country Club lent a jumping castle for the event, which was a hit with Stella and her friends.

15 May 2011 - 12:00am

Parents wait anxiously for Stella to wake

The parents of a two-year-old Clear Water Bay girl are waiting for their daughter to awake fully after a series of brain operations in the US.

Meanwhile, friends in Hong Kong have been raising funds to help foot the bill, estimated at US$300,000.

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Out and about

Across the Kowloon hills from Victoria Harbour's densely populated eastern coastline, Clear Water Bay offers a dramatically beautiful contrast to the hopelessly overcrowded city. Paradoxically, this area is one of Hong Kong's worst-kept secrets overseas.

27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

No 'dogging' please, you'll disturb our ancestors

What has the world come to? There's no respect for ancestors anymore, especially when they're other people's.

5 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

High price to pay for sea view

There's a hefty price to pay for real estate which boasts stunning sea views.

The price of a villa with a sea view in Clear Water Bay is about HK$18,000 per square foot, while those without a sea view cost HK$13,000 to HK$14,000 per square foot, according to Sunshine Property Consultant.

9 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Architectural landmark shows the potential of urban renewal

When a cement factory and a facility for storing ice are no longer needed it can spell uncertainty for a thriving industrial area. But urban renewal plans for Kwun Tong have seen some eye-catching pieces of office architecture take shape.

25 Sep 2009 - 12:00am


Should seat belts and speed limiters be made compulsory on buses and coaches?

There has been a great deal of discussion about the need to have speed limiters installed on minibuses, following a number of fatal accidents.

Excessive speed is seen as the main cause of many of these accidents, hence the argument in favour of speed limiters.

2 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's outstanding areas of natural beauty must be saved

I have spent the last three years photographing the natural landscape of Hong Kong and have been overwhelmed by its beauty, particularly along its eastern coastline from Double Haven down through the outer islands of Rocky Harbour to the Nine Pins Group and Tung Lung Chau.

30 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Builders protest for payment of fees

More than 20 building workers protested at the headquarters of Shaw Property in Clear Water Bay yesterday, demanding settlement of what they claimed to be HK$27 million in unpaid construction fees, including HK$2 million in unpaid wages, before the Lunar New Year.

10 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Speedboat rider heard a 'boom' before seeing body, court told

A speedboat passenger told yesterday how he heard a 'boom' while on a joyride in Clear Water Bay and then saw a body floating in the water.

Leung Kwok-wai was giving evidence at the trial of speedboat coxswain Tam Kei-wing, 51, who has denied causing the death of swimmer Lau Wah-fai, 66, on August 19.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Rally good show

Sports car marque Ferrari celebrated its 60th anniversary with a rally from Clear Water Bay to a Repulse Bay gathering of almost 30 owners and enthusiasts of the Italian cars. The Hong Kong event was part of a 148-day international celebration and relay, with a commemorative baton carried across 50 countries.

2 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Cool ideas for hot days

We all know that summer feeling - stifling heat and sweaty bodies - which makes us stay at home with the air conditioners on full blast.

But this summer, why not cool down by getting wet? Between Ocean Park's Caribbean Summer Splash 2006 and Hong Kong's many beaches, there's enough water-filled fun for everyone.

15 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Dog-dodging car hits minibus, injuring 14

Fourteen people were injured when a car swerved to avoid a dog and crashed head-on into a minibus in Sai Kung yesterday. The minibus driver and his 13 passengers were taken to Tseung Kwan O Hospital with minor injuries after the crash on Clear Water Bay Road near Leung Fai Tin village at 6.30am.


7 Jul 2006 - 12:00am