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Sai Kung Peninsula

11 held after raid on ship off Sai Kung

Police were questioning 11 men last night after seizing HK$16 million worth of computer products from a Hong Kong cargo ship off Sai Kung.

Friday, 2 March, 2007, 12:00am

Uneven sentences unbalance the scales of justice

The law is an ass. No, that's too nice a way of putting it, but I cannot think of any appropriate descriptors that you would print.

1 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

A plague on developers' greed in Sai Kung

I wished words would sometimes jump out of the page like the screamer from Edward Munch's picture. That's how I felt when I read about the insidious way in which a planning application in Sai Kung was being smuggled through. Everything to do with this application stank. The litany makes nauseous reading.

24 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Talkback

Q What should be the focus of the consultation on heritage conservation?

It's great to see moves being made towards conserving our heritage in all forms. Two examples are the possible formation of a heritage trust and the compiling of an inventory of intangible heritage.

24 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Marine robot challenge

Next year's Hong Kong Underwater Robot Challenge will be expanded to include tertiary students.

Co-organised by the WWF Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong (CityU), the contest aims to raise young people's interest in marine conservation and technology.

20 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Put nature and adventure on the agenda with a camping trip

There are many ways to appreciate the natural beauty of Hong Kong, and camping is one of them. With cooler weather on the horizon, consider nurturing the adventurer within. There are 37 campsites dotted around Hong Kong's country parks. Here are some of the best.

Hok Tau Campsite

Location: Hok Tau, Pat Sin Leng Country Park, New Territories

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Minibus driver will be jailed for death of cyclist

A minibus driver who crossed a double white line to pass a racing cyclist, only to kill another cyclist, has been told he is going to jail.

Kwun Tong Court Magistrate Stephen Smout yesterday found Shek Ming-yau guilty of dangerous driving causing death and remanded him in custody until August 17, calling for a background report to determine his jail term.

4 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Cyclist was speeding before fatal collision with minibus, court told

A cyclist who died in an accident while taking part in a qualifying round of a competition had been speeding and riding recklessly before colliding with a minibus that had crossed a double white line to overtake another cyclist, Kwun Tong Court heard yesterday.

2 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Eco-day held in protest against development of Sai Kung wetland

More than 200 people descended on a Sai Kung wetland yesterday for an ecology day in protest against the development plans of Sun Hung Kai Properties.

Considered the final stand for the 32-hectare Sham Chung site, the visitors organised petitions and nature tours to record the natural habitat.

10 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Green groups unite in 'eco-day' in fight to save Sai Kung wetland

Environmentalists fighting to save a sensitive piece of Sai Kung wetland from development will make their last stand tomorrow ahead of a Town Planning Board meeting to decide on the land's fate.

8 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Paradise postponed

The man who promised to turn a derelict seafront hotel into a mini-Hawaiian village resort and transform Sai Kung into a resort to rival Phuket is, as usual, thinking big when he explains why things haven't happened quite as quickly as he had hoped.

14 May 2006 - 12:00am

Man drowns off Sai Kung

A 51-year-old German man drowned while scuba diving in Sai Kung yesterday afternoon.

Police said he had been boating off Sheung Sze Wan with his wife and friends when he decided to go diving alone shortly after 3pm.

When he failed to return to the boat one hour later, a female friend called the police, who immediately launched a search of the area.

9 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Don't rely on mobile phones, walkers told

Don't rely on your mobile, bring walkie-talkies if possible, don't be too embarrassed to admit you are feeling unwell and speak up if you need a break - these are some of the key tips offered by veteran hikers.

Walkers must also be constantly on alert for dehydration.

5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Wildlife smugglers let off too lightly, says green group

Pair get fine, suspended jail term in first conviction of its kind

Two wildlife smugglers have been given suspended jail terms for trying to ship scaly anteaters out of Hong Kong to the mainland in the first prosecution of its kind.

4 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Hiker goes missing in Sai Kung park

Updated at 6.58pm: A large search was underway on Monday in the Sai Kung area for a 22-year-old man who was reported missing on Sunday; this is the second case of its kind in less than a month in Hong Kong.

Officers from the police force, fire services and the Civil Aid Service are scouring the area anxious to find the man.

3 Oct 2005 - 12:00am