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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Call for heritage fund to conserve city's old buildings

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND OLGA WONG

    ... the trust had too few powers and not enough money. The study is part of a heritage policy review launched by the Antiquities Advisory Board ahead of a public consultation scheduled to take place ... grading of sites, which would still rest with the government and the Antiquities Advisory Board. It would be self-financing, with 65 per cent of income coming from investments and the rest from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Heritage grading of colonial-era landmarks may stall golf club housing plans

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:04am by Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong Two colonial-era landmarks in Fanling are recognised as historic by antiquities advisers after development chief hints they could go Heritage grading may ... struggled to find sites for over 400,000 homes in the next decade. But the Antiquities Advisory Board yesterday unanimously agreed to support giving the lodge the highest heritage rating, grade one, ...

  3. News - World - CONSERVATION

    White House bans nearly all US ivory sales in move to combat elephant poaching

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:50pm by WASHPOST

    ... must prove beyond any doubt that ivory up for sale is an antique, as allowed under the Endangered Species Act. Administration officials said authenticity could only be proven with a US ... at our own house and how we can address our own consumption." It was impossible for law enforcement to identify whether ivory was purchased before 1989 or an antique through observation. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Bernard Chan fears about-turn on west wing

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... The chairman of the Antiquities Advisory Board, Bernard Chan, has warned the government that it will send a bad message if it scraps the west wing redevelopment plan in response to public ... the wrecking ball. Officials also found it likely that the building would be given the highest historic grading in a board meeting next month, the source said. Members of the Antiquities Board ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Exco convenor Lam Woon-kwong backs fight against Lugard Road hotel

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:50am by FANNY FUNG

    ... by the Antiquities Advisory Board as a grade two historic site in September. It was acquired by Crown Empire in September last year for HK$384 million. The proposal to develop it into a hotel has sparked ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Ho Tung Gardens to be bulldozed; minister admits policy failure

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND OLGA WONG

    ... for a heritage policy review. The Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance does not specify in what circumstances the government should acquire and preserve private heritage buildings. It does provide a mechanism for the Antiquities Authority- the secretary for development- to declare a private building as a provisional monument. The ordinance does not encourage public participation, but the public ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Heritage village Kat Hing Wai offers an intriguing gateway to the past

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... on an expert panel that is grading more than 1,444 heritage sites in an exercise steered by the Antiquities and Monuments Office. Wai inhabitants resisted British occupation and after several battles, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Hong Kong heritage policy a failure of historic proportions

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... brothers had done. Asked why houses had not been included in the grading, the antiquities office said there had been no such suggestion during public consultation. Anthony Siu Kwok-kin, a member ...

  9. Lifestyle - News - CONSERVATION

    Hong Kong's vintage colonial postboxes to be preserved

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... past belong in a museum. In fact the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO) wants some of the most colourful reminders of British rule to stay on the streets. Vintage postboxes - once painted ...



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