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Sai Kung Peninsula

Sai Kung marine centre finally floated, but public isn't invited

A HK$72 million marine education centre was officially unveiled yesterday in Sai Kung after more than a decade of planning, construction and controversy.

But the public will not be able to enjoy it.

Sunday, 20 January, 2008, 12:00am

Police probe fatal crash

Police are investigating whether the driver of a van who was killed in a crash near Ho Ha, Sai Kung, was involved in smuggling. The man, surnamed Lam, was driving along Hoi Ha Road when he lost control of the light goods van. It crashed into a tree and Lam was trapped. Firemen took 45 minutes to pull him out. He was pronounced dead at hospital.

1 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Gi runs to third title over 15km

Record holder just keeps getting better

Gi Ka-man beat a field of more than 1,300 runners as he clinched his third consecutive men's overall title in record time at the Hong Kong 15km Challenge last Sunday.

Organised by the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA), the race was held at Pak Tam Chung Park, Sai Kung.

20 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1965

Corpus Christi, Texas, Dec. 9

Federal Judge Ben Connolly issued a temporary injunction yesterday banning a steel-fabricating firm from running internal combustion engines while the Gemini 7 orbited over the area.

11 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Country park lighting project not a victory if the people lose

CLP Power has begun finishing off the street lighting project in Sai Kung Country Park West that was initiated two years ago and put on temporary hold due to public opposition.

3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Alleged blackmailer ends her testimony

22 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Man talked out of suicide attempt

A 69-year-old man who had been reported missing was talked out of hanging himself on a Sai Kung hillside by two passers-by while the rope was round his neck, and persuaded to go home. The man had stormed out of his flat in Ho Chung Road at about 12.40am after a trivial row with his wife, also 69.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

A story in last week's Sunday Sport ('Sand, sun and rugby a winning combination') incorrectly identified a player for Sai Kung Stingrays as Angela MacCarroll. Her name is Alexandra McCarroll and she was the one in the photo tackling a player from the Causeway Bay Monkeys at the Crocodile Hong Kong Beach Festival at Victoria Park.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Expat artist exhibits homesickness for HK on her return from the English countryside

You can take the illustrator out of Hong Kong, but you can't take Hong Kong out of her illustrations. Lorette Roberts is back in town this week with two new efforts to show for the 11/2 years since she moved back to England. In addition to a drawing exhibition called Red & Jade at the Picture This Gallery, her Sketches of Sai Kung book will be out next week.

11 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Injured Sai Kung hikers airlifted

Rescuers took about seven hours to find two injured hikers lost in Sai Kung Country Park. The search began about 7pm on Sunday after a 38-year-old man rang police, saying he and a 29-year-old woman were injured and lost in the park. The couple set off on a walk in the afternoon from Wong Shek Pier but the woman slid down a slope and sustained minor injuries to her legs.

2 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Catalogue of culture

The hysterical outbursts of grief that accompanied the demolition of that ugly old pile of concrete that was Queen's Pier will hopefully not be repeated in the New Territories. That's because all district rural committees now have comprehensive lists of old and valued buildings; sneaky town planners and property developers will not be able to raid and demolish them overnight.

2 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

away for the day

Fancy a day away without the hassle of crossing the border? Sand-Bar Corner, a recreational club in the remote village of Pak A, Sai Kung, offers activities for a day trip that can be both an escape and an adventure.

The club, owned by advertising executive and diving enthusiast Dan Wong Lup-for, is in a converted

30 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Diesel spill in Sai Kung river

The Environmental Protection and Drainage Services departments were last night cleaning diesel fuel from the Ho Chung River in Sai Kung after it leaked from an oil tanker. The tanker's driver, 50, lost control at a roundabout at Hiram's Highway and Nam Pin Wai Road at about 11am. He told police he had a problem with the brakes.

13 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Sai Kung reopens as Olympic effort gains momentum

The Sai Kung Park course will re-open for competition next week for the first time since a fatal accident in a race two years ago.

7 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Would-be tree smuggler arrested

A suspected tree smuggler was arrested after a scuffle with police who were trying to stop him from stealing two wild incense trees in Sai Kung. A villager called police after seeing two suspected illegal immigrants chopping trees near Lady MacLehose Holiday Village, Pak Tam Chung, at about 10.45am. One man scuffled with a policeman but was overpowered. The other man fled.

4 Sep 2007 - 12:00am