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  1. News - China - CULTURE

    Chinese court rejects family's right to treasures in their great-grandfather's tomb

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:47pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... and ruled that the goods belonged to the country, the Dahe Daily reports. According to the Antiquities Act, all unearthed antiquities belong to the state. China’s Civil Law also states that grave ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Street life: Hong Kong in the 1950s as seen through a teenage photographer's lens

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... by the Antiquities Advisory Board. Decades ago, the district, now full of skyscrapers, offices and high-end restaurants, was home to many poor Chinese. "The flats were small, so everyone went out onto ...

  3. News - China - CULTURE

    ‘Uncultured’ multi-billionaire is China’s biggest fine-art collector

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:02pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... scene of a rooster and hen tending to their chicks, the "chicken cup" is one of just 16 known to exist. "Though Liu likes to say he knows nothing about antiques, he has an eye ... economic growth and acted quickly on it. He was among the first to try out stock trading, to own corporate shares and to buy antiques at auctions." Liu began to buy art in 1993, when he ...

  4. News - China - CULTURE

    Mainland Chinese art buyers grow more choosey

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:59am by DARREN WEE

    ... from northeastern China did not consult experts, but thought anything damaged or worn was antique. But Kou said these new buyers were slowly learning from one another and comparing ...

  5. News - China - CULTURE

    Modern Chinese art to get exposure at a major New York art fair

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by Vivienne Chow

    ... furniture and antiquities worth US$130 million at their semi-annual Asia week sales, according to Reuters. The Armory Show, which will take place from March 6-9, will feature more than 200 galleries ...

  6. News - China - CULTURE

    Palace Museum to expand with new institute and restoration centre

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... the seasonal swells at the Forbidden City, the Beijing Times quoted Shan as saying. The Palace Museum Institute would offer classes on the study of antiquities and conservation, Shan said. It would ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rare chance for Hong Kong's artists at London fair

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... with a pavilion featuring galleries and artworks from the city. Local fair Fine Art Asia is bringing the pavilion to Masterpiece London - which shows fine art, antiques and design - in a first ... this and the last century - by artists from Hong Kong and the mainland. It will also show antiques reflecting the history and culture of Hong Kong. It will take up a space of about 66 square metres, Hui ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Art dealers pinning hopes on fairs to boost sales

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... a pavilion to Hong Kong. The Masterpiece London pavilion showcases an array of fine art objects by some 20 exhibitors from the London fair, ranging from paintings to antique furniture as well ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong's architectural heritage conservation is praised

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... that the government now realises they made a mistake," said Tony Lam Chung-wai, a member of Hong Kong's Antiquities Advisory Board and a director of AGC Design, the firm behind the renewal of Lui ...

  10. News - World - CULTURE

    Italy's cultural heritage vanishing, warns Vatican museums director

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of the historic institution in Naples, where thousands of rare and antique books were last year found to have disappeared. The alleged plundering, which prosecutors have been investigating for the past ...




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