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  1. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Chinese antiques collector puts his exquisite pieces on display

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:39am by Enid Tsui

    ... Enid Tsui One collector of Chinese antiques is putting his exquisite pieces on display in the hope of encouraging other owners to do likewise, writes Enid Tsui Cache and release Two ... to share them with the public," says Lin, who is a respected figure among aficionados of Chinese antiques. Cosmopolitan, well educated and well off, Lin and others like him became a new class ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - World - ART

    BBC's Antiques Roadshow unearths genuine Van Dyck worth HK$5m

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 11:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London TV show unearths HK$5m Van Dyck A British television show dedicated to valuing people's usually modest antiques says it has uncovered a "hidden ... by an English priest who bought it in an antiques shop for only £400. Father Jamie MacLeod, who purchased the painting because he liked the thick, gold-coloured frame, plans to sell the portrait to fund ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korean spies find antiquated numbers game still safer

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 10:26pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul But South Korea's reliance on decades-old methods means it has a patchy surveillance record Spies find antiquated numbers game still safer As a scratchy rendition ... But reliance on antiquated methods and human sources has meant that the National Intelligence Service (NIS), South Korea's spy agency, has a patchy record on finding out what is going ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Antiquities board to grade historic Fanling lodge and club

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:45am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Government heritage advisers will decide on monument status of buildings, independent of debate over whether to use sites for housing Board to grade historic Fanling lodge and club The Antiquities Advisory Board hopes to decide next month on the grading of the historic buildings of the Chief Executive's Lodge and the Hong Kong Golf ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    London council sells Chinese antiques for HK$102.4m

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 08:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse A south London council raised millions of pounds on Wednesday after controversially selling 24 Chinese antique ceramic items at a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong. The collection, including vases, bowls and boxes, fetched a total of HK$102.4 million for Croydon Council – with a blue and white Ming dynasty moonflask the most expensive item at HK$28.1 million. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Discovery of relics at Sha Tin-Central MTR site has cost HK$3 billion

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 03:11pm

    ... and delayed the construction project by 11 months, Hong Kong’s transport minister said today. The in-situ preservation of seven archaeological features identified by the government’s Antiquities ... HK$250 million more,” said Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung Bing-leung after the Antiquities Advisory Board meeting this morning, in which the handling of the relics ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Open Sha Tin-Central rail link in stages, lawmaker says

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:58am by TIMMY SUNG, FANNY FUNG, S HIRLEY ZHAO

    ... with the Tai Wai-Hung Hom section, covering eight stations, due for completion in 2018. That part is already 11 months behind schedule because of the antiquities- the first of which were unearthed ... The Antiquities and Monuments Office would not confirm if it had a conservation proposal ready on how to handle the relics. A spokeswoman said it would brief the Antiquities Advisory Board on the progress ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shaw Studios project gets the green light

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:10am by FANNY FUNG

    ... the plan after just 15 minutes' discussion. The plan was approved before the Antiquities Advisory Board discussed a proposal to give the site a heritage grading. Dr Lee Ho-yin, ... was one of many showing that the antiquities board needed to speed up heritage grading. The site was home to the world's largest privately owned film studio at the time of its opening ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Style Confessions: Amanda Thompson, Grana.com

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by TEXT AND PHOTOS BY AMANDA KHO

    ... Amanda Kho The former brand manager of Harper’s Bazaar Australia now works at the new wardrobe essentials platform Grana.com Amanda Thompson Grana Silk Shirt I keep my wardrobe minimal and streamlined — my silk shirts complement the stronger pieces in my closet. Vintage finds I trawl through antique markets looking for treasures. I found this mirror on a street stall in Sheung Wan ...




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