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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Should ancient wells stay or go? The experts disagree

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com While some experts want finds preserved, others believe the real value is in studying them Should ancient wells stay or go? A disagreement has arisen over the future of relics unearthed at a railway construction site in Kowloon City between conservationists who want them preserved as they are and archaeologists who want to pull them ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Ancient relics dug up in Kowloon

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:59am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Coins, ceramics and wells – some dating back to the Song dynasty – found during railway work Ancient relics dug up in Kowloon Priceless relics dating back more than seven centuries could shed new light on the ancient history of Hong Kong after being unearthed during work on a railway line in Kowloon City. The relics include coins, ceramics, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Rock inscription in Hong Kong to be protected by 'psychological barrier'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... graffiti found at an ancient stone carving on Tung Lung Island in Sai Kung. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family’s past

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:22pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Traces of ancient settlement unearthed during work on new MTR station may fill gaps in story of the royal princes who may be clan's ancestors Song-era finds at MTR site point to Chius’ ancient line For Chiu Wai-shing, the discovery of ancient relics in Kowloon City may not just shed more light on Hong Kong’s past but could also open ...

  5. News - China - HERITAGE

    Battle hots up to save ancient buildings in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Battle hots up to save village's ancient buildings Cultural heritage experts and villagers are calling for the protection of dozens of ancient buildings ... as a "historic cultural village" because of its 62 ancient houses as well as several old roads and wells, but they did not proceed with the application, the Oriental Morning Post reported. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Sai Kung rock may hold key to To Kwa Wan relics’ history

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:48pm

    ... similarities between the MTR dig and pictures showing ancient salt production methods in Exploitation of the Works of Nature, a 17th-century Chinese science and technology encyclopedia. The Sai Kung ...

  7. News - China - HERITAGE

    Liuliqu villagers say conservation status has denied them benefits of development

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 02:26am by MANDY ZUO

    ... untouched since ancient times. Nestled in suburban Beijing, Liuliqu was reputed to be among the "most beautiful of villages" in Beijing. Today, it is a vanguard for a centuries-old ... The Chinese village that does not want to be conserved It has also created obstacles in improving the quality of life there. Contrary to its ancient reputation for beauty, the hamlet is poor ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Build museum in MTR station, society urges

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Archaeology enthusiasts say ancient structures should be preserved – and tout innovative idea Build museum in MTR station, society urges An archaeology ... Archaeological Society made the suggestion yesterday amid a heated debate over the artefacts and ancient buildings found around the site of the To Kwa Wan station on the Sha Tin-Central link. Members ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Doubts cast over whether To Kwa Wan well is from Song or Yuan dynasty

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Doubts have emerged over whether a well that has had the most attention of historical finds at an MTR site is from the Song or Yuan dynasty All's not well and good in dating of relic The dating of an ancient well has cast doubt on the research methods behind and scientific basis for the government's decision to preserve it in situ. Some ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Relics found at former Sacred Hill site before MTR's decision to build

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:14am by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... that the removal of relics dating from more modern times was to make way for deeper excavations that could uncover more ancient items. A spokeswoman for the MTR Corporation said it was studying ways ...




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