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  Kau Sai Chau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kau Sai Chau (滘西洲) is an island located off the coast of Sai Kung, Hong Kong, with an area of 6.69 km².
The large island is the location of the Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course (賽馬會滘西洲公眾高爾夫球場), developed and run by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Soko Islands (Tai A Chau, Siu A Chau)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kau_Sai_Chau   (125 words)

  
 sai kung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Sai Kung (西貢; pinyin: xi1 gong4; Cantonese: sai1 gung3) is the second-largest of the 18 districts of Hong Kong.
In contrast to the densely populated areas of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, Sai Kung is a coastal district characterised by beautiful scenery, charming small villages and stunning seascapes.
The large island of Kau Sai Chau is the location for a public golf course developed and run by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Sai_Kung.html   (759 words)

  
 Ap Lei Chau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ap Lei Chau serves as an excellent typhoon shelter, and was a fishing village before the First Opium War.
The population of Ap Lei Chau is 80,000, with a population density of 60,000 people / km², making it the most densely populated island in the world [1].
Bus is the main form of transport for the residents in Ap Lei Chau.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ap_Lei_Chau   (525 words)

  
 Porcupine! 23 - Vertebrates--New reptile and amphibian records for Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The purpose of this manuscript is to update the amphibian and reptile records for Kau Sai Chau as a contribution to the continuing development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region biodiversity survey.
Kau Sai Chau was surveyed on foot on 13 May and 14 September 1993 by a team from the University of Hong Kong Zoology Department that included Michael Lau, a specialist in Hong Kong reptiles and amphibians.
Taxon accretion curve for reptiles and amphibians on Kau Sai Chau from 1993-2001.
www.hku.edu /ecology/porcupine/por23/23-vert-reptile.htm   (949 words)

  
 Charity - Stories
Since the two existing golf courses on Kau Sai Chau were opened with funding from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust in 1995, and with rigorous environmental protection measures put in place, the natural beauty of this Sai Kung island has enjoyed an amazing resurgence.
"Kau Sai Chau must be one of the most beautiful natural settings for a golf course anywhere in the world," he says.
Due to its former use as a military firing range and to hill fires caused by grave worshippers, the landscape of Kau Sai Chau was almost barren, but 10 years later it is lush and green.
www.hongkongjockeyclub.com /English/charity/trust_20050913.htm   (634 words)

  
 Friends of the Earth (HK)
Kau Sai Chau golf course executives are striving for full certification by a US Golf Association-sponsored environmental group ahead of the construction of a third 18-hole course on the eastern part of the island off Sai Kung.
The capacity at Kau Sai Chau, home to Hong Kong's only public courses, will be increased from 290 golfers per day to 500 golfers.
Kau Sai Chau's existing facilities were certified for their environmental planning and wildlife and habitat management in August by non-profit group Audubon International, backed by the US Golf Association.
www.foe.org.hk /welcome/geten.asp?id_path=1,+4,+2415   (434 words)

  
 Sai Kung District Council
Sai Kung district consists of Sai Kung, Hang Hau rural area and Tseung Kwan O. Covering 12680 hectares, it is the second largest administrative district in Hong Kong in area.
Sai Kung has been known as the "Leisure Garden of Hong Kong" and has been a very popular sightseeing spot for tourists as well as local residents.
Situated in the scenic area of Pak Tam Chung, Sai Kung, the Sheung Yiu Folk Museum was originally a Hakka village established by a Wong clan in the late 19th century.
www.districtcouncils.gov.hk /sk_d/english/dchighlights.htm   (1147 words)

  
 Sai Kung -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Sai Kung Country Park is an area of restricted development featuring numerous small villages and beautiful beaches.
The large island of Kau Sai Chau is the location for a public (Course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf) golf course developed and run by the (Click link for more info and facts about Hong Kong Jockey Club) Hong Kong Jockey Club.
In addition, Sai Kung's (Click link for more info and facts about Hoi Ha Wan) Hoi Ha Wan (海下灣) is one of the most easily accessed (Click link for more info and facts about coral dive sites) coral dive sites in Hong Kong.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/S/Sa/Sai_Kung.htm   (1418 words)

  
 Knowledge King - Sai Kung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Sai Kung Penninsula (西貢; pinyin: xi1 gong4; Cantonese: sai1 gung3), is located in the New Territories and is the second-largest of the 18 districts of Hong Kong.
The peninsula spans approximately 126 km² and has a population of 316,000 as of 2000.
The nearest MTR station to Sai Kung town is Choi Hung.
www.knowledgeking.net /encyclopedia/s/sa/sai_kung.html   (693 words)

  
 "The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course - Hong Kong SAR"
Kau Sai Chau is the one and only public golf course in Hong Kong and is one of the most scenic courses in all of Asia.
Located at the northern end of Kau Sai Chau Island, you will enjoy a picturesque and tranquil setting with magnificent views of the Sai Kung hills on the mainland and seaframed landscapes.
From Sai Kung to Kau Sai Chau, our ferry service starts at 6:40 am daily and ends at 9:00 pm, except for Mondays and Thursdays when our facilities are closed at 8:00 pm.
golf-asia.com /hksar/kausaichau.html   (776 words)

  
 Sightseeing and Attractions
While on Kau Sai Chau, arrange a side trip to the quite remarkable Public Golf Course on the northern part of the island, an area that was formerly used by the British Army for shelling practice.
Sai Kung is known for its country parks and green vistas, and the Lions Nature Education Centre showcases the very best of the district's natural charms.
Consisting of three cenotaphs with a 10-metre-tall centerpiece featuring inscriptions detailing the resistance to Japanese occupation by Sai Kung residents, the HK$1 million edifice was built by the descendants of freedom fighters living in Sai Kung during the Second World War.
www.asia-planet.net /hongkong/shamshuipo.htm   (1205 words)

  
 Sai Kung District Council
Memorial Monuments for Sai Kung Martyrs During World War II - Situated at Tsam Chuk Wan, the monument was built by the descendants of the Hong Kong freedom fighters living in Sai Kung during the Second World War.
Sai Kung Country Parks - Most of the land surface of the Sai Kung Peninsula, except the village areas, is covered by two country parks, namely the Sai Kung East Country Park and the Sai Kung West Country Park, with total area of about 7500 hectares.
Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course - Situated in the northern part of Kau Sai Island, the 158-hectare Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course was developed and is managed by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
www.districtcouncils.gov.hk /sk_d/text_english/dchighlights.htm   (1189 words)

  
 golf, Hong Kong, where to play, what to see, where to stay, information
Opened in December 1995, The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course gives the chance to play great golf without having to join a club or pay prohibitive green fees.
Kau Sai Chau is one of the most scenic courses in all of Asia.
Located at the northern end of Kau Sai Chau Island, one can enjoy a picturesque and tranquil setting with magnificent views of the Sai Kung hills on the mainland and seaframed landscapes.
www.golftrotter.com /en_rep_hkg_03.htm   (496 words)

  
 Porcupine! 27- Vertebrates--Pipistrelles use bat roost boxes on Kau Sai Chau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Either of these factors may have affected the boxes that were installed in relatively dense woodlands at Kau Sai Chau.
On 27 October 2001 two additional boxes were shifted because they had been colonized by ants, one from a Camphor Tree in a dense woodland to a plantation of Sea Hibiscus at the clubhouse, and one from an isolated fig to a Bauhinia at the clubhouse building.
Three unoccupied boxes in shaded locations on exterior walls of buildings at Kau Sai Chau are also distant from freshwater bodies such as streams and ponds.
www.hku.edu /ecology/porcupine/por27/27-vert-bat.htm   (1094 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Kau Sai Chau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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Kau Sai Chau (滘西洲) is an island located off the coast of Sai Kung, Hong Kong.
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www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kau-Sai-Chau   (140 words)

  
 Golf Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong
From Sai Kung to Kau Sai Chau, our ferry service starts at 6:40am daily and ends at 9:00 pm, except for Mondays and Thursdays when our facilities are closed at 8:00 pm.
Back to Sai Kung, our ferry service starts at 8:00 am daily and according to our closing time at 8:00 pm on Mondays and Thursday or at 10:00pm for the rest of the week.
www.hkprogolf.com /ksc.htm   (290 words)

  
 Charity - Stories
However, the donation will be "repaid" from future operational cash flows into a new development fund called the Kau Sai Chau Development Trust, which will be required to reinvest the money into a series of long-term golf-related and community development projects on Kau Sai Chau.
The island was previously almost barren, having been damaged by its former use as a military firing range and by hill fires caused by grave worshippers.
The facilities are operated by the Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course, a not-for-profit organisation established and managed by The Hong Kong Jockey Club.
www.hongkongjockeyclub.com /english/charity/trust_20050721.htm   (619 words)

  
 Sai Kung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Sai Kung is often known as "Hong Kong's Garden".
Sai Kung itself is a small rural town that offers a delightful blend of traditional charm and modern appeal.
Sai Kung during the week is very peaceful and quite but during the hot summer it becomes a hive of activity over the weekends.
www.haigh-smith.com /sai_kung.htm   (394 words)

  
 Leisure and Cultural Services Department - Antiquties and Monuments Office
Situated on Kau Sai Chau (Island), Sai Kung, Hung Shing Temple is a typical example of a rural temple.
The temple was constructed as a result of donations from local residents whose livelihood relied mainly on fishing and Hung Shing was a protective deity of the sea.
Being a district temple of Kau Sai Chau, it has long been a place in which to pray for the safety of fishermen and has the social function of strengthening the coherence of the community.
www.amo.gov.hk /textmode/en/monuments_76.php   (330 words)

  
 KAU
"KAU" is a common misspelling or typo for: Kabul, Kaput, Kat, Kauai, Kauri, Kay, Klaus.
Specialty definitions using "KAU": ascending procedure ♦ bottom-up procedure.
Non-English Usage: "KAU" is also a word in the following languages with English translations in parentheses.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/english/KA/KAU.html   (278 words)

  
 Golf Course Comments / The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Course, Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, New Territories / ...
It is situated on an island off the harbour of Sai Kung.
These are 2 specticular courses with tremendous view of the Sai Kung harbour and nearby islands.
The Kau Sai Chau Public golf course provides a magnificent round of golf for all players.
www.worldgolf.com /courses/comments5/jockey.html   (550 words)

  
 Sai Kung Country Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Most of the land surface of Sai Kung Peninsula, except the village areas, is incorporated into two country parks, Sai Kung East and Sai Kung West (including Wan Tsai Extension), with a total area of 7,600 hectares.
Along the south-eastern coast and on the offshore islands that are exposed to the easterly winds and sea waves, interesting landforms such as sea caves, stacks, arches, and inlets add to the natural landscape.
The Sai Kung Country Park Visitor Centre, also located at Pak Tam Chung, presents pictorial displays on the natural environment of Sai Kung and her rural development, the High Island Scheme and the Country Parks.
parks.afcd.gov.hk /newparks/eng/country/cps/cp_sk.htm   (1270 words)

  
 HKGA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The 2005 JCKSC Junior Open will be played on Thursday and Friday, 4 and 5 August 2005 at the Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course – South Course.
The entry fee for the tournament is HK$600 for competitors in Class A, B, C and D, HK$560 for competitors in Class E and F and HK$360 for competitors in Class G, H, I and J. The entry form can be obtained from the KSC Website: www.kscgolf.com under “Tournament” section.
May 2005), Golf Pass issued by The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course or certificate of competence must be accompanied with each entry form.
www.hkga.com /en/upcoming_tournaments/info_jcksc_junior2005.shtm   (677 words)

  
 Foreign Correspondents' Club Hong Kong - The Correspondent - April-May 2001
As on just about every other occasion we have played at Kau Sai Chau we were very unlucky with the weather.
Not only did it rain, but it stopped and started about 20 times during the round and there was a cycle of drizzle, sun, drizzle, torrential rain, sun, drizzle and so on.
Another tradition on such visits to Kau Sai Chau was that despite being in the hallowed presence of such a large number of professional photographers there was inevitably not a camera in sight to record any of the misfortunes of the day.
www.fcchk.org /correspondent/corro-june01/jun-golf.htm   (312 words)

  
 DiscoverHongKong - Heritage - Chinese Festivals - Cheung Chau Bun Festival
A celebration dominated by white chinese buns is quite a spectacle, and it is one not to be missed.
One of the reputed origins of this popular festival, which attracts tourists by the tens of thousands each year, involves a plague on the island hundreds of years ago.
Another story says the festival is part of an annual exorcism and fast.
www.discoverhongkong.com /eng/heritage/festivals/he_fest_cheu.jhtml   (334 words)

  
 Sai Kung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In recent years, the government has invested heavily in Sai Kung, with improvements being made to the town seafront, such as the Waterfront Park.
An attractive mix of small boutique-style shops has sprung up as well, due to a sizeable expat population and increasing numbers of local visitors, selling everything from secondhand books to cat-themed accessories, and alternative lifestyle stores that offer items like surfboards, candles, incense, seashells, etc.
A number of buses boarded from Choi Hung and Tseung Kwan O travel to Sai Kung Town.
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/s/sa/sai_kung.html   (871 words)

  
 Chek Lap Kok - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chek Lap Kok was one of the two islands (the other being Lam Chau) merged together via land reclamation techniques into to the 12.48 km² platform for the current Hong Kong International Airport.
The airport is therefore popularly referred to as Chek Lap Kok Airport.
The island is located north of Lantau Island off Ma Wan Chung and Tung Chung, and got its name from the red perch (赤鱲) once abundant in its vicinity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chek_Lap_Kok   (202 words)

  
 Kau Sai Chau Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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 The Standard - Sai Kung's leaders say no to nudists - Metro Section
It looks like Hong Kong's naturists may have to look elsewhere for a place to strip down and get tanned all over after plans for a nudist beach in Sai Kung were opposed by traditional village leaders.
Kau Tung Wan - a remote island beach on the south-east side of Kau Sai Chau - is the preferred site, the association said.
He said people in Sai Kung are generally more conservative than those in urban areas and that the nudist beach would be seen by many as disturbing.
www.thestandard.com.hk /stdn/std/Metro/GB25Ak05.html   (446 words)

  
 public golf course hong kong
Opened in December 1995, The Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Hong Kong Public Golf Course gives you the chance to play great golf without having to join a club or pay prohibitive green fees.
Kau Sai Chau is the one and only public golf course (pay per play) in Hong Kong and is one of the most scenic courses in all of Asia.
As the golf courses were built from donations from The Hong Kong Jockey Club, priority are given to Hong Kong residents.
www.starferry.com /publicgolfcoursehongkong.htm   (425 words)

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