Sai Kung Town

Company claims squatters' rights to land in Sai Kung

A company which encroached on 600 square metres of public land adjacent to a house it owns in Sai Kung is suing the Lands Department for illegally entering the disputed lot without permission.

Friday, 24 August, 2012, 3:02am

200 run farewell lap of honour for Sai Kung policeman and athlete Andy Naylor

The farewell ceremony for Andy Naylor. The Hongkonger had difficulties during a 4.8 kilometre swim in the Hudson River last week and died later in hospital.Photo: Edward Wong

More than 200 people from all walks of life paid their respects to Hong Kong police superintendent Andy Naylor, a week after his death in a triathlon event, by doing a farewell lap of honour at the Sai Kung Stadium yesterday.

19 Aug 2012 - 9:48am

Sai Wan site step closer to parkland

A private enclave on Sai Kung's remote and scenic Tai Long Wan coast could be incorporated into the surrounding country park early next year, after government advisers endorsed the proposal.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:16pm

Snorkeller struck by speedboat dies

A young man was hit and killed by a speedboat while snorkelling off Sai Kung yesterday.

Chan Lok-sun, 31, was snorkelling with a friend in Rocky Harbour, south of Sai Kung East Country Park, at around 12.45pm, police said.

'As the two were swimming back to their motor boat, the victim was hit by a speedboat,' a police spokesman said.

11 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Artificial-reef scheme near fish farms to be extended

Fisheries chiefs plan to extend a scheme in which a type of artificial reef is sunk near fish farms to clean the water by attracting organisms that eat waste.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

'Shoe King' recovers properties from former lover

'King of Shoes' Patrick Tang Kim-kwan won a partial victory yesterday in a court battle to regain ownership of four properties he bought for his ex-mistress.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Memorable locations

A wedding day is usually a once-in-a-lifetime event, so it must be memorable, entertaining and oozing with personality.

The backdrop to the festivities can provide that personality, making the day extra special for family and guests, and the bride and groom.

For those who prefer the great outdoors, Hong Kong has a variety of options.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

It's the coast with the most

There's a good reason Sai Kung is referred to as Hong Kong's back garden, but it's not just the expanse of lush green country park and inviting waterfront that are attractive to visitors and locals. It's also because it offers plenty of amenities in a pleasant environment.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

If you could rename your neighbourhood, what would the new name be?

Doris Lam, 15, St Margaret's Co-educational English Secondary and Primary School

I would rename it Hard Working Youths. Trust me, if you've ever been to my neighbourhood, you would understand. My whole neighbourhood is filled with after-school academic enrichment programmes.

30 May 2012 - 12:00am

Plots on the landscape

It's dusk on a muggy Friday evening deep in Sai Kung Country Park and the air is heavy with a coming storm. A rumbling of distant thunder reverberates across a huddle of old village houses isolated in a valley and surrounded on three sides by heavily wooded hills.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am


South China Morning Post senior graphic artist Adolfo Arranz spends much of his spare time exploring the fishing villages of Sai Kung, sketchbook in hand. Here we present a selection of his latest impressions of the area.

12 May 2012 - 12:00am

Riding the crest of a wave

Boat trips in the summer are a great way of exploring Hong Kong's shoreline, beaches and outlying islands.

They are increasingly popular with locals and tourists, and people in town for conventions and exhibitions.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

More of Sai Kung coast protected

More than 600 hectares of coastal enclaves in Sai Kung now fall under restricted land use, after the defacement of Tai Long Sai Wan in 2010 raised public awareness of development abuses.

5 May 2012 - 12:00am

Tycoon 'tampered with deed to flat'

'King of shoes' Patrick Tang Kim-kwan's former mistress yesterday accused the billionaire of working with lawyers to tamper with a deed, in an attempt to reduce her rights to a Sai Kung property.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Shoe tycoon Tang recalls his 'nightmare'

'King of Shoes' Patrick Tang Kim-kwan described his relationship with a former mistress who cheated on him with a young television actor as a 'nightmare memory'.

Tang, 69, who admitted being deeply embarrassed by Karen Lee Chi-ting's fling with former Mr Hong Kong Francois Huynh, called her an unfaithful liar.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am