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  1. Comment - Letters

    Harcourt Road water pumping station relocation complies with heritage impact assessment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... introduced a series of initiatives to implement this policy, having regard to rising public aspirations for the protection of the valuable built heritage in Hong Kong. Under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance, a historic building together with its setting can be declared a monument if it is considered by the Antiquities Authority to be of public interest by reason of its historical, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1555880/harcourt-road-water-pumping-station-relocation-complies-heritage
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Comfort zone

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... provided the design inspiration, says Emery. "I wanted to create a home that had a happy holiday feel and so- apart from our favourite vintage and antique family heirlooms- we started ... the circulation space becomes a cosy television lounge that can be easily cleared away afterwards." The designer loves mixing antique and contemporary pieces and often builds spaces to incorporate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581398/comfort-zone
  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Nostalgia rules at Milan Fashion Week

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 11:14am by Francesca Fearon

    ... as the motif. Miuccia Prada focused her ideas on fabric craft. "Why are people attracted to antiquity more and more?" she said. She experimented with distressed antique silk brocades, patching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1600273/nostalgia-rules-milan-fashion-week
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott returns ‘stolen’ statues to India

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... Abbott's office said. The National Gallery of Australia bought a bronze sculpture of a dancing Shiva for US$5 million in 2008 from New York art and antiquities dealer Subhash Kapoor. A stone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586172/australian-prime-minister-tony-abbott-returns-stolen-statues-india
  5. Antiquities board gives historic villa new lease on life

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong and Adrian Wan A historic villa on The Peak that Hutchison Whampoa wants to redevelop is likely to be saved after the antiquities office raised its status to a top-grade historic ... of the Antiquities Advisory Board agreed at a meeting yesterday to lift the status of the Coombe Road villa, built in 1887, from grade two to grade one. Grade-one buildings have 'outstanding merit' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985741/antiquities-board-gives-historic-villa-new-lease-life
  6. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Woman turns to bank balance fraud to impress new boyfriend; unfinished government HQ goes under the hammer

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 08:24pm by Staff Reporters

    ... a gang who stole more than 20 old stone statues worth more than 30,000 yuan, the China News Service r eports. The group started to target antique statues in nearby villages in February, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1604036/woman-turns-bank-balance-fraud-impress-new-boyfriend-unfinished
  7. Things Chinese: Antiques, Crafts, Collectibles

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Guy Haydon Things Chinese: Antiques, Crafts, Collectibles by Ronald Knapp Tuttle Next time you pick up a pair of chopsticks, take a moment to think about their history. You will have ... in the shops selling antiques, crafts and collectibles. Ronald Knapp, professor emeritus at the State University of New York at New Paltz, describes the history and cultural significance relating to 60 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983983/things-chinese-antiques-crafts-collectibles
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Spitting images

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Jason Wordie

    ... into the broader society they serve. If "antiquated" objects such as spittoons are still routinely offered for sale- as they are- then, logically, they must still be being bought. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1594711/then-now-spitting-images
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Revamped museum will shift focus to local works

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:04pm by Enid Tsui

    ... as a blessing for the older museum. Its virtual monopoly status has made the Museum of Art rambling and vague. Its permanent exhibitions- all antiques- lack focus, and the displays are often criticised for being out of date. There is no permanent exhibition of international modern art or contemporary local art. It is particularly hard to find experts in Chinese antiques among the younger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1593160/revamped-museum-will-shift-focus-local-works
  10. Antiques add variety to a strong property portfolio

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li From property to jade and antique fragrant rosewood chairs, investor and collector Wong Koon-kau has many strings to his investment bow. As a chartered surveyor with nearly 30 ... the valuation of the chairs is as much as 600,000 yuan. And the owner of the antique furniture store where I bought them has offered me 400,000 yuan.' he said. A sandalwood table and four chairs he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966115/antiques-add-variety-strong-property-portfolio

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