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  1. Comment - Letters

    Antiquities board did not act over Ho Tung Gardens

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53am by LETTERS

    ... Antiquities board did not even try to save Ho Tung Gardens The destruction of Ho Tung Gardens was extremely regrettable, solely for the profit of one person. Every time there has been ... to preserve Ho Tung Gardens and redevelop the West Wing office block. The Antiquities Advisory Board also failed. It sat by while this site with the highest possible rating was demolished. I wrote ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    ESF sense of entitlement an antiquated school of thought

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp If expats can't afford international education without subsidies they will just have to go home ESF sense of entitlement an antiquated school of thought The ESF was established to provide an affordable international education for students whose home country was not necessarily Asia and whose mother tongue was not Cantonese. By freezing the subvention ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., October 12, 2014

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 04:14am by STAFF

    ... Cecil Chao Sze-tsung The flamboyant tycoon had items valued at about HK$10 million stolen from his 20,000 sq ft mansion in Pok Fu Lam. Police said at least six antiques, five watches and 20 items of jewellery were taken. The break-in at the house of the 78-year-old chairman of property company Cheuk Nang was the third luxury home to be burgled on Hong Kong Island while ...

  4. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Don't panic about slowing growth, Beijing- just go bottom-up

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 05:37am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... gives you an economy that has grown 15-fold over the last 24 years, far better than the mere tenfold that the antiquated top-down approach produces. What is more, not a single province reported ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Harcourt Road water pumping station relocation complies with heritage impact assessment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... introduced a series of initiatives to implement this policy, having regard to rising public aspirations for the protection of the valuable built heritage in Hong Kong. Under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance, a historic building together with its setting can be declared a monument if it is considered by the Antiquities Authority to be of public interest by reason of its historical, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protect Hong Kong's children against emotional abuse

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says HK must follow England and update its antiquated child cruelty law Protect our most vulnerable against psychological abuse "If we don't stand up for children," said activist Marian Wright Edelman, "then we don't stand for much". Although the criminal law seeks to protect the people's rights and to deter ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... range of trade and financial issues, including the bilateral trade imbalance and the yuan. Antiquities experts decide grading of west wing A meeting of the Antiquities Advisory Board finalises ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rule of law and obeying the law are two different things

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... calamity in order to serve the antiquated mercantilist notions of its foreign masters and to pay the enormous cost of the army that kept it in subjugation. With the salt tax the colonisers built ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:01am by STAFF

    ... Many Senators came to wish they had voted against the resolution. I was one of them Hillary Clinton in her memoir on her change of mind on the invasion of Iraq   If we introduce a fund which relies on donations like in Western countries, will it work in HK? Antiquities Advisory Board chairman Andrew Lam on a possible heritage fund   I have to be aggressive again, to play fast, ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 25, 2014

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:49am by LETTERS

    ... is as educational as any other captive facility, but not on how. All that can be learned in these places, especially one so antiquated as ours, is a totally unnatural set of animal behaviours. Animals ...




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