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  1. Modern methods for the antiquities board

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan A happy new year to everyone, especially members of the community who share the growing interest in preserving heritage sites. The Antiquities Advisory Board, of which I am ... the heritage value of a site. The grading system will now be directly linked to the work of the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO), which has the power to give a site monument status to protect it. ...

  2. Call for antiquities board to be replaced

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee An independent statutory body with the authority to declare monuments should be set up to replace the Antiquities Advisory Board, a conservationist said yesterday. The idea ... the ferry terminal, he said the power and the discretion to declare a building a monument were in the hands of the Antiquities Authority, while the board played only an advisory role. Mr Lai ...

  3. Antiquities board rules on Victoria Prison site

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... of the surrounding heritage area. The Antiquities Advisory Board, which announced the ruling yesterday, said it would be consulted on the developer's heritage conservation plan, but the assessment would be completed by the government's Antiquities and Monuments Office. The weighting of heritage conservation in the tendering exercise is still unknown. In the case of Tsim Sha Tsui's Marine ...

  4. Board's rating move could save west wing

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong and Joyce Ng Controversial plans to demolish and redevelop the west wing of the former government headquarters in Central could be blocked after antiquities advisers decided to rate the historical value of the entire complex- the west wing, east wing and main building. Chairman of the Antiquities Advisory Board Bernard Chan said yesterday the rating would be conducted ...

  5. Renovation of magistracy building to start in autumn

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to similar projects in Hong Kong, he said, including going through the Antiquities and Monuments Office and Antiquities Advisory Board, and would be completed before the college opened. The college ...

  6. The two sides

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arguments of judicial review applicants: 1 The Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO) is not empowered by law to make recommendations to the Antiquities Authority. The authority, ... I structure by the Antiquities Advisory Board (AAB) is equivalent of the board asking the Antiquities Authority to declare it a monument. The authority should take into account the view of the board ...

  7. Activists get artistic in quest to save west wing from demolition

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 2 heritage status by the Antiquities Advisory Board last month, which would not stop its demolition to make way for a 32-storey commercial building. The chairman of the board, Bernard Chan, resigned ... Romance, played Cantonese folk songs, and a few of the conservationists danced in the open space outside the Court of Final Appeal. Meanwhile the antiquities board held a public consultation on its ...

  8. Private office idea for HQ's west wing

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be converted into grade-A offices for private use. Bernard Chan, chairman of the Antiquities Advisory Board, set out his views on controversial plans to redevelop the building for the first time ... demolition, but would place it in a pool of buildings waiting to be declared monuments by Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, in her capacity as the Antiquities Authority. Chan said ...

  9. SoHo

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... SoHo means South of Hollywood Road and is famed for its two main strips, Elgin Street and Staunton Street, but it has blossomed into a chic district packed with bars, restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, and antique stores- and rivals London's very own Soho. ...

  10. Gone but not forgotten

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hanging on, with its destruction temporarily suspended by a government smarting from public anger at the loss of the Star Ferry icon. On Tuesday, the Antiquities Advisory Board decided Queen's Pier, landing place of royalty and governors, should be graded a historic site, but that doesn't ensure its preservation, just that an Antiquities and Monuments Office expert team ...




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