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  1. Jessville mansion fiasco reveals shortcomings of antiquities board

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... strategy on heritage grading needed', February 24) reveal the government's tendency to twist facts to suit its immediate goals. It is disgraceful that the Antiquities Advisory Board ... of taking up my offer to make a presentation, the board accepted, without comment or question, a claim by the head of the Antiquities Office that there was no cause for concern. It is high time ...

  2. Antiquities board makes last-ditch plea to save Wan Chai Market

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai In a last-ditch attempt to save the Wan Chai Market, the Antiquities Advisory Board has written to developer Chinese Estates Holdings, urging it to spare the historic building ... of a new indoor market nearby. The scheme received the blessing of the antiquities board, the Town Planning Board and the Wan Chai District Board in the mid-1990s. A group of leading architects, ...

  3. E-stores unlock a wider world

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to access, and has since added vintage dealers all over Europe and the US,' Annetta says. 'It's a wonderful resource for vintage and antique furniture, artworks, couture and now real ...

  4. Clearing house

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is said that one man's trash is another man's treasure. So if you're looking to streamline your art and antiques' collections a la Elton John and Karl Lagerfeld, ... consignment service to help clients pare down collections of quality antiques and, under the same umbrella, handle private estates and unwanted heirlooms. You call in Manks' experts who research ...

  5. Public funds for conservation 'unsustainable'

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Using public money to buy historic buildings is not a sustainable conservation policy, an Antiquities Advisory Board member said yesterday. Greg Wong Chak-yan said the government could not afford to buy every building that might be declared a monument. 'The government cannot keep on spending money on this. This method is not sustainable at all,' he told a forum ...

  6. 40pc unhappy with heritage policy: survey

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... believed policies failed to promote learning about city history. Sixty-two per cent of respondents considered the transparency of the Antiquities Advisory Board too low. On assessing conservation ...

  7. Hurdles stay for Government Hill

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... submissions supporting her plan. She said she had been told the board would meet this year on the subject. The group is also appealing to the Antiquities Advisory Board, urging it to consider giving ...

  8. Firm wants director to return artwork

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Hong Kong-listed investment company Applied Development Holdings has filed a High Court writ demanding that non-executive director Mimi Wong Kar-gee return artwork, including a hanging scroll by Xu Beihong, that the firm claims belongs to it and which it wants to auction off to raise funds. The company says it purchased artwork and antiques from 2001 to 2006 ...

  9. Wellcome keen to keep heritage store

    Posted Jan 31st 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Fox Yi Hu

    ... because of its strategic position as the southernmost outpost of Hong Kong Island. Its antique features included British-style fireplaces, chimneys, prison cells, a gunroom, stone walls and wooden ... supermarket's, renewing its lease would help to enhance the company's image. Betty Ho Siu-fong, chairwoman of the Conservancy Association, said the Antiquities and Monuments Office should ...

  10. Trade show will witness debut of African textiles

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fashion Consultancy, Britain 2pm- 3pm Spring/Summer 2013 Womenswear and Menswear, Mary Yan Yan Chan, director, StyleCENTRAL- Peclers Paris 3.15pm- 4.15pm How to use Antique Textiles in Today's Product Development, Andre Hege, CEO Antique Textiles, Italy. ...




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