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    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The International Asian Antique and Art Fair An art fair for collectors of Asian art, ranging from ancient to modern, including Tang-dynasty pottery musicians (above) from Shanxi province. Today, 11am-7pm, tomorrow, 11am-6pm, Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, China Resources Centre, 26 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free. Inquiries: www.aaifair.com. Ends tomorrow ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - REDEVELOPMENT

    With government's office rental bill HK$750m, why demolish west wing?

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... heritage gradings both for the site as a whole and for its component buildings. The Antiquities Advisory Board accepted the panel's grade one rating- the highest short of monument status- ...

  3. Leadership, and a miracle, needed to save mansion

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of interest. The Antiquities and Monuments Office has seen fit to throw its net of protection over a small number of buildings and sites, while a generally weak preservation policy offers little ... buildings worth making the sacrifice for. It is encouraging that both the Wan Chai District Council, which has jurisdiction over 45 Stubbs Road, and the Antiquities Advisory Board plan to take ...

  4. Fire Cracker

    Posted Jul 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Road, also home to the Man Mo temple and innumerable antique shops. Sheung Wan is being positioned as Hong Kong's answer to New York's Meatpacking district, the Manhattan home ...

  5. Let there be light

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Khanh, bought from Phuong Dong Art Gallery (127 Hang Bac Street, Hanoi, Vietnam, tel: 844 3825 4987). Bagda's parents found the 19th-century dining furniture in an antiques shop in the Czech ... mirror in a market in Marrakesh. The antique prints are family heirlooms. The wall is painted with ICI Dulux A921 Pentalite Grey Hearth from Yuen Fat Ho. The wardrobe cost HK$6,000 from Tim Lei ...

  6. Domus Queen's

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... throw from Central. Lan Kwai Fong is about an eight-minute walk away, while the art galleries and antique shops of Queen's Road West are on the doorstep, as is Sheung Wan MTR station. ...

  7. Where charm and hipness prosper

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... access point to the historic Western Market, the mid-19th-century Man Mo Temple and Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal. Lined with antique, speciality design shops and galleries, Hollywood Road also ... many gourmet food shops are only a short distance away. Beside Sheung Wan's many dried-food shops, jewellers and antique shops, more boutiques selling designer clothing and trendy ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The March issue of Heritage Hong Kong, the newsletter of the Antiquities and Monuments Office, said 'the government has successfully concluded agreements with several owners ... preservation plan lies ahead. I truly hope the office will not consider rebuilding a viable way of preservation, as we do not need more fake antiques like the Central Star Ferry Pier in our city. ...

  9. Heritage sites recognised but remain ungraded

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to recognise their heritage status. None of the 34 sites has been graded by the Antiquities Advisory Board or declared a monument. They include the Cenotaph in Central, the boundary stones for the old ... on the website of the Antiquities and Monuments Office this month under 'Heritage Impact Assessment'. Lee Ho-yin, director of the architectural conservation programme at the University of Hong ...

  10. MTR line will bring new life to historic police station

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... kapok and a 50-year-old camphor that will embrace the centre's entrance and outdoor glass lift. But legislator Patrick Lau Sau-shing, a member of the Antiquities Advisory Board, which is advising the Antiquities and Monuments Office as it considers whether to approve the plan, said it was not the best design for retaining the character of the old structure. 'Balconies are one ...




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