Shek O, meaning rocky bay, is characterised by two beaches and a 701-hectare country park, all of which are situated on the south eastern coast of Hong Kong Island. Its northern beach - Big Wave Bay - is popular with surfers and is home to a prehistoric rock carving depicting geometric designs and animals. The south beach, called Shek O, is popular with swimmers and water sport enthusiasts.
Online footage shows police unwrapping object and finding ‘human-like plastic toy’.
Readers discuss the decision to make the use of the Leave Home Safe app mandatory for entry to government buildings, the government’s zero-Covid strategy, the prohibition on surfing at a local beach, and Taiwan’s predicament.
With the backing of HSBC, non-profit organisation Clean Waterways Initiative has launched two zero-emissions boats to help keep the seas clean.
A lover of spicy Asian food, Hong Kong-born Kate Babington recalls a memorable meat-free meal in Yangon and tells us why Red Pepper is always the place to take visitors.
Gym-goers are stuck for climbing spots as all facilities owing to coronavirus, but this might be the perfect time to transition outdoors.
HK Electric is investigating matter and the company has arranged mobile generators for residents.
Reports of burglaries have soared in the past three months in some districts with police resources devoted to anti-government protests.
Haley Alexander van Oosten has a background in fragrances, and her art installation reflects this. She has filled atomisers with scents from objects and plant matter collected after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong, which visitors can play with.
Trail of rocks and debris leaves residents dismayed, officials flummoxed. Local shopkeeper says, ‘I’ve never seen anything like this.’
Residents warned to avoid five beaches and environmentalists express serious concerns as officials say repairing the damage could take months.
Family-run businesses in Shek O, some dating back to the 1920s, no match for city’s legions of party poopers
Customers and beachgoers voice support for long-serving vendors and sign petition asking government to reconsider, but no sign of softening
Dating back to the 1920s, vendors provide necessary services to beachgoers but the leisure and cultural services department has received complaints about them
Tomson Group announced it had agreed to acquire two sites, with a total site area of 450,460.8 square metres, in Shanghai's Pudong for a total of 1.09 billion yuan (HK$1.34 billion).
A paraglider takes off from the Dragon's Back trail near Shek O in Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon. The spot is known for high-flying enthusiasts, and the weather conditions - at 17 degrees, and cloudy and cool - were ideal for the adventure sport.