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Ping Chau

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Animals deserve rights, just like us

Animal rights are just as important as human rights. If you feel pity for animals when you see them being abused, you will agree.

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012, 12:00am

Dog that guided visitors to Ping Chau gently bows out

He's had a long life for a dog - 20 years - but time has run out for Wong Tsai, last permanent resident of one of Hong Kong's most remote islands and regarded as a mascot by villagers and tourists alike.

30 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Alarm raised at new wave of IIs from South Asia

More self-declared asylum seekers from South Asia have been arrested since September, prompting police to step up land and sea surveillance.

6 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Bus driver arrested after death

26 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Goods worth HK$3.3m seized by customs

Customs seized about HK$3.3 million worth of high-end electronic goods from concealed compartments aboard two mainland-bound speedboats in an anti-smuggling operation on Thursday off Ping Chau, Mirs Bay. The goods included almost 6,000 mobile phones, more than 3,000 computer hard disks and other computer goods. Two Hong Kong men, aged 30 and 46, were arrested.

3 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Slice of city named national geopark

A 49-square-kilometre tract of some of Kong Kong's most rugged land and seascapes has been designated China's 183rd national geopark in a move that officials hope will boost tourism and lead to World Heritage status as early as next year.

4 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Tung Ping Chau rocks!

There are many more things to do in Hong Kong other than sticking to air-conditioned comfort. There are some wonderful outlying islands to explore. Each Saturday this month, Young Post will visit one of these amazing places.

1 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

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Have your say

Help choose Hong Kong's eight great natural wonders. The Association for Geoconservation has nominated 20 features, ranging from Lion Rock to Ping Chau, and needs the public's help to identify their favourites and realise the importance of protecting them.

9 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Surfer blown over the border

9 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Rock features may form new national park

Rocky outcrops in eastern Hong Kong could become part of a national geological park in two years.

The government plans to add 1,500 hectares of sea and land area in Sai Kung and the northeastern New Territories to existing country and marine parks covering 2,700 hectares, to form a park showcasing significant geological features.

16 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

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