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Sai Wan

Anger as government fences off popular Sai Kung beachfront bistro

The Oriental Restaurant and Bar at Sai Wan, a coastal enclave that lies just outside the boundaries of the Sai Kung East Country Park, has been a favourite spot for hikers and campers. Owner and customers are furious that the Lands Department has fenced off 80 per cent of its beachfront seating area without any warning.

Sunday, 24 March, 2013, 5:40am 4 comments

Q & A with our experts

Q: I have visited a number of flats recently and most owners are asking for crazily high prices. Is it the right time to buy or better to wait for the next market correction? With a budget of HK$6 million to HK$7 million, I am targeting Wan Chai, Quarry Bay and Sai Wan Ho. Which district has the best upside potential?

28 Oct 2013 - 11:42am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Court deadline expires for Pakistan's PM

15 Aug 2012 - 11:08pm

Body of missing boy found with neck injury

An autopsy will be conducted today on the body of a 16-year-old boy, reported missing since Saturday, whose body was found floating in the sea off Chai Wan with a neck injury.

Police said the body of Eason Tsang, a jobless school dropout, was found by a man fishing at Ka Yip Street on Monday night.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:42pm

Who said it?

It's part of a crass PR campaign to rehabilitate his reputation

Student Morgan Wild on Dominique Strauss-Kahn's (pictured) appearance at Cambridge University's debate society

There is no such thing as bad publicity ... [and] there is no basement - it is completely sealed up

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Move to protect enclave rebuffed

The government has hit a stumbling block over a proposal to convert a Sai Kung enclave in Tai Long Sai Wan into a country park, following objections from local politicians over protection of indigenous villagers' property rights.

22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Movable east - SoHo spreads its wings

SoHo East in Sai Wan Ho offers what Central and Wan Chai probably wish they could - a laid-back atmosphere with alfresco dining, available seats, good service and a harbourfront location.

You can practically feel the holiday atmosphere in the restaurants, many of which look out over a tree-lined avenue and across the harbour to Tseung Kwan O and Kwun Tong.

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

A Glee-ful Kassia Christmas

The Kassia Men's Choir and Kassia Women's Choir (left) perform works such as Last Christmas and The Most Wonderful Day of the Year; the Po Leung Kuk joint school a cappella group guests. Dec 8-9, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 11 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2575 3931

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Buildings chief challenges ruling by appeals tribunal

The Building Authority, in a rare move, has taken the Buildings Appeal Tribunal to court because it is not happy with a decision in favour of a developer associated with Henderson Land.

10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hikers follow eco-tours through Sai Kung to support WWF

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