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  1. tricks of the trade

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Since the 19th century, Hong Kong has provided a market for Chinese antiquities and curios. Many visitors to the city take away some oriental curio as a memento of their stay, ... antiques. Between the 1920s and 50s, the shopping arcades of tourist hotels, such as The Peninsula and Gloucester, had in-house dealers- as did stores in the surrounding back streets. Some ...

  2. No 66 Hollywood Road

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No 66 Hollywood Road Central District Size: 360 sq ft Layout: studio To rent: $14,500 a month Agent: Knight Frank This bachelor pad on Hollywood Road, in the upper Central area, is a five-minute walk from the Central MTR station and within easy reach of an excellent transport network. The unit is surrounded by food outlets, coffee shops, antique shops and the SoHo restaurant ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Burglars net HK$7m in goods from shop in antique market About 400 antique watches, gemstones and bracelets worth more than HK$7 million were stolen from a shop in the antique market in Sheung Wan yesterday. The burglary was discovered when the owner arrived at Milan Antique House in Upper Lascar Row at about 7.15am and found the shop ransacked. 'A 100-pound [45.4kg] ...

  4. Out and about

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Visit Hollywood Road with its temple, antiques shops, coffin sellers and a taste of 19th century Hong Kong, writes Jason Wordie Backstreet Central offers much more than SoHo's ... of tourists have felt slightly daring as they poke around dusty antiques shops and venture into the incense-darkened recesses of Man Mo. Like most early Hong Kong roads, Hollywood, SoHo's main ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Sheung Wan market tipped to become news museum

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... the Antiquities Advisory Board to explain its plan. The foundation was set up by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong and the News Executives' Association in 2006. It is headed by veteran journalist ...

  6. Artistic crowd creates a stir

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Art-lover Sin Sin Man celebrated the opening last month of her new premises in the antique section of Sheung Wan, with an afternoon of festivities. The new home for Sin Sin Annex and Sin Sin Atelier was blessed with the raucous sounds of a lion dance, as more than 100 well-wishers dropped in to see the new workshop and art and fashion store. Spotted in the crowd ...

  7. BACK TO the future

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... live and work alongside elderly traders selling spices and antiques. Below Hollywood Road are Wing Lok Street, Bonham Strand and Bonham Strand East and West, which have been the gathering place ...

  8. Style

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Flower Boutique & Event Design Atelier, 36 Tung Street, Sheung Wan, tel: 2291 0388 What: Old Havana wall-mounted fan in antique copper Why: The magic of Cuba and Old Key West is part ...

  9. 'Save ex-HQ site for watchdogs'

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the Legislative Council's development panel tomorrow. It will still have to be vetted and approved by the Town Planning Board. The Antiquities Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday to discuss whether ...

  10. Bureau comes to defence of old street

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the elderly, save time and benefit tourism promotion. It did not, however, mention the impact on heritage. The Antiquities and Monuments Office was not told of the plan, although it gave the street ... a 'time tunnel' that showcased architecture from different times of the past century. Antiquities Advisory Board members, district councillors and some residents have voiced objections ...




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