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Tin Hau Temple

Talking points

Workers down tools for May Day

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013, 2:32am

Letters

We have a duty to confront people who spoil the environment

On a recent Sunday excursion with friends to Sai Kung, we were astounded when the small-ferry operator threw his empty polystyrene rice box into the sea.

Compounding our astonishment was the fact that he had to walk past a rubbish bin to do so and that he did it in our full view.

30 May 2010 - 12:00am

A festival that repays a god's protection

The birth of the Da Jiu festival dates back to 1778, when a group of villagers gathered on Tap Mun (Grass Island) to celebrate a Tang family wedding.

18 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Tam Chai Yu Chun - And now for something different

Governador Tamagnini Barbosa Square, +853 2882 7097

16 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Buildings date back at least 650 years

Some of the buildings in Nga Tsin Wai date back to at least 1352, according to stone carvings inside its Tin Hau temple.

It is said that the village was earlier founded by the entourage of the last Song emperor, who came to Kowloon to escape Mongolian hordes in the 13th century.

But against the mighty Kublai Khan's army, there could be no hope.

6 Feb 2003 - 12:00am