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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1079502/esf-sense-entitlement-antiquated-school-thought
  2. News - China

    ‘Looted’ Chinese antiques pulled from UK auction

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 07:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Two Chinese antiques have been withdrawn from auction in Britain, the auctioneer said, after the proposed sale sparked fury in China amid claims they were ... relics were looted, though it is likely some antiques were sold off by local dealers. The event is seen in China as a national humiliation at the hands of Western armies. Sales of antiques looted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1075532/looted-chinese-antiques-pulled-uk-auction
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Antiquities officials ignore NT heritage trails research

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Antiquities officials hired a consultancy to study early links in the New Territories, despite extensive fieldwork by a local expert Heritage trails ... with the city's earliest inhabitants. His calls for some response from the Antiquities and Monuments Office fell on deaf ears. But now it turns out that, in January last year, the office quietly hired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1052500/antiquities-officials-ignore-nt-heritage-trails-research
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    A family history in antiques set up Andy Hei for role in Fine Art Asia fair

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Nicole Chabot

    ... Nicole Chabot Antique dealing is in the blood for Andy Hei,driving force behind the Fine Art Asia fair, writesNicole Chabot Lifetime of appreciation Andy Hei is where he is today because antiques are in his blood. In 1948, at the age of 15, his father began working as an apprentice in a relative's curio shop. Years later, in 1970, Hei senior left that job to set up an antique ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1049536/family-history-antiques-set-andy-hei-role-fine-art-asia-fair
  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - Cityseen

    Fine Art Asia fair a fine feast of exquisite design and antiques

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon Charley.lanyon@scmp.com Fine Art Asia fair a fine feast ofexquisite design and antiques Fine Art Asia, billed as Asia's leading international fine arts fair, closed ... There was no shortage of big names: Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso all made an appearance, alongside a wide and varied collection of Asian art and antiques, including a lovely Empress's dragon robe from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1056048/fine-art-asia-fair-fine-feast-exquisite-design-and-antiques
  6. Step back in time for classical gems

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... there are also antique gems and superior reproduction pieces. The pressure on available space that is evident in other locations popular for antiques, such as Hollywood Road and Queen's Road East, ... antique pieces. 'Ten years ago, when we started the business, we only sold antiques,' says proprietor Andy Ngou. 'But because the number of antiques is declining, now almost 80 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713368/step-back-time-classical-gems
  7. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Faberge trunk show features Russian royal antiques

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... surviving antiques to the city, including a gold cigarette case made in 1896 and an amethyst brooch created in 1908 that was given to Empress Maria Feodorovna, the wife of Tsar Alexander III. ... art," Flohr said. The antique pieces will go on display at Lane Crawford's Tsim Sha Tsui branch from tomorrow until September 30. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1040065/faberge-trunk-show-features-russian-royal-antiques
  8. Business - Money

    The case of the antique Buddha scam

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... you might see at a high-end antiques store. Because they could not sell the Buddhas as antiques, their plan was to melt them and sell the gold. The leader of the gang, my cold-caller, produced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1042386/antique-buddha-scam
  9. Antiquities board can't admit last old building is long gone

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jake's van der Kamp At Thursday's meeting an [Antiquities Advisory Board] member raised a new piece of historical information about the [west] wing, showing a 1969 news article ... of our history. And this leaves that peculiar collection of underemployed architects and unemployable dreamers, the Antiquities Advisory Board, with a dilemma. If we have already graded all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004862/antiquities-board-cant-admit-last-old-building-long-gone
  10. News - Hong Kong - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Let ancient relics tell Hong Kong's early story, experts say

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Amy Nip

    ... behind?" There is a common belief that Hong Kong was no more than a fishing village before the British took over in 1842, said Antiquities Advisory Board member Ko Tim-keung. Little is known about ... valuable only when people live through them?" Excavation work at the site is to be completed by the end of this month. Antiquities and Monuments Office curator Ada Yau Lau Kwau-yau said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586807/let-ancient-relics-tell-hong-kongs-early-story-experts-say

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