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Sai Kung Peninsula

Talkback

How can the marathon route be improved?

As predicted, the annual Standard Chartered Marathon attracted a high turnout of nearly 52,000 people.

Thursday, 12 February, 2009, 12:00am

Letters

Concern over arbitrary arrest laws in Malaysia

10 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Mark Six tip newsletters seized

Police seized 45,000 copies of the King of Mark Six - a daily newsletter carrying tips on winning the lottery - destined for the mainland, in an anti-smuggling operation in Sai Kung.

9 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Hiker on Sai Kung trail collapses and dies

An man collapsed while hiking in Sai Kung East Country Park and later died in hospital yesterday. The 69-year-old man, surnamed Wong, was hiking with more than 10 friends along the MacLehose Trail in the country park. They reached Long Ke at 12.17pm when he complained of feeling unwell.

26 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Out and about

Far removed from Hong Kong's dense urban conurbation, yet just beyond Sai Kung's hills, lie some of the New Territories' great delights - the deserted South Pacific-like beaches at Tai Long Wan and the rugged, grassy, spectacularly beautiful mountain ranges that surround Sharp Peak.

16 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Swift government action can save our wonderful country parks

It is time that our government and the general public appreciated that we need to save Hong Kong's country parks as we know them.

2 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

IIs panic in country park and call police

Five female illegal immigrants from the mainland surrendered to police after they arrived in a speedboat and lost their way wandering around Sai Kung Country Park for about five hours before dawn yesterday.

The suspected prostitutes, aged 19 to 20, came from Nanao in Shenzhen. They were dumped by two snakeheads on the shore near Pak Lap Tsai at about 10pm on Monday.

3 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Our back garden

Despite all the reclamation and the dumping of pollutants into the sea, Sai Kung, with its beaches, islands and fishing-village atmosphere, remains a beautiful sanctuary from the frenzy of the city.

17 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Letters

Pedestrians as much to blame as drivers for many accidents

Many drivers in Hong Kong are very aggressive and think they are the best. I tend to think the opposite.

Having said that, I do not agree with the way drivers are automatically assumed to be in the wrong when pedestrians are involved in an accident.

25 May 2008 - 12:00am

Shades of grey

In a temporary headquarters erected amid the lush foliage that still surrounds parts of the Ho Chung River, more than a dozen men square off around a large table in an atmosphere more boardroom than bucolic. Phones buzz, fingers jab at charts and diagrams and voices are raised. It might just be the most action this tranquil corner of Sai Kung has ever seen.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am