Forty-year-old Kenneth Li can still vaguely recall his childhood in Wong Chuk Yeung, a village on the Sai Kung peninsula. Memories of tranquil, golden paddy fields and the laughter of neighbours still stick in his mind.Thursday, 24 November, 2011, 12:00am
Forty-year-old Kenneth Li can still vaguely recall his childhood in Wong Chuk Yeung, a village on the Sai Kung peninsula. Memories of tranquil, golden paddy fields and the laughter of neighbours still stick in his mind.24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Hong Kong has a remarkable amount of countryside for a place that bills itself as Asia's World City. Its 23 country parks make up some 40 per cent of the total land area.30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
As many as 900 people took part in the first-ever Chinachem Charity Walk on Sunday to raise funds for WWF Hong Kong.
The walk, co-organised by Chinachem Group and the Sai Kung District Community Centre, shed light on indigenous communities' efforts to educate the public about natural and cultural heritage.25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
When the country park system was set up in the 1970s to preserve nature for recreation and conserve water catchments, the government carved out more than 70 enclaves of private land under ancestral ownership. It zoned many for farming or conservation. The threat of undesirable development of these areas, out of character with the environment, seemed remote then.16 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
A scenic beach site defaced by massive excavation last year, Tai Long Sai Wan, should be incorporated into Sai Kung East Country Park, a government advisory board ruled yesterday in a nearly unanimous decision.12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
A 350-year-old abandoned village in a Sai Kung country park enclave may become the site of luxury villas under a development plan that is well under way. Many villagers have already sold their land to private companies.11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
A scenic beach site defaced by massive excavation last year will be better protected under a government proposal to designate the Tai Long Sai Wan enclave as a country park - a move welcomed by environmentalists but lamented by local villagers.8 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Chinachem is holding a charity nature walk in Sai Kung on October 23 to raise money for WWF's Hong Kong education programme. The walk offers the public, young and old, an opportunity to get exercise, appreciate the natural heritage of Sai Kung and show support for environmental protection.28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Constable found shot dead at police station18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
A plot of land suitable for a hotel in Sai Kung is expected to fetch between HK$782 million and HK$980 million at a government public tender.
The Lands Department announced yesterday that the sale was triggered after an applicant guaranteed it would place a minimum bid of HK$580 million, or around HK$2,002 per buildable square foot.30 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
I refer to the letter by Joseph Sham, assistant director of agriculture, fisheries and conservation ('Some fishing allowed in marine parks', August 8). Mr Sham's defence of government actions to protect Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park is a poor attempt to justify a woeful record of environmental protection of Hong Kong's marine resources.13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
It is a challenge to find any form of entertainment in Hong Kong that costs less than HK$200 for a family of four - let alone one that can be stretched out for the best part of a day and offers a choice of activities ranging from archery, tennis, roller-skating and swimming to karaoke and mahjong.7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
A hit-and-run traffic accident in Sai Kung early yesterday that left three cattle dead and one missing has led to renewed calls for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department to speed up its relocation of stray cattle into country parks.3 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The owner of a country park enclave in Sai Kung has been asked to restore an unlawfully excavated area where an outdoor environmental education centre is set to open next month.
But the centre's manager says the illegal work was a mistake by an 'overenthusiastic' contractor.21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am