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  1. Yesterday's nominations

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... FUNCTIONAL CONSTITUENCIES Transport Miriam Lau Kin-yee solicitor & notary public (Liberal Party) Architectural, Surveying and Planning Patrick Lau Sau-shing architect (Independent) ...


    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Test your general knowledge. The answers are below. 1 Which Mughal emperor commissioned the Taj Mahal? 2 Which Indian organisation is the largest employer in the world, with over 1million employees? 3 Who was the first prime minister of independent India? ...

  3. Central preservation proposals show common-sense approach

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a satisfactory outcome. It is quality, not quantity, that matters. Given that the administration has now pledged its commitment to heritage conservation, Central, with its distinctive architecture ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Was Confucius a behavioural scientist?

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... recently, a regulatory regimes adviser to Barack Obama, Sunstein co-authored the bestseller Nudge, which helped popularise such ideas as libertarian paternalism and "choice architecture ...

  5. Public get chance to visit Dragon Garden

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The historic Dragon Garden in Sham Tseng will open to the public for three weeks in January with arts events and architectural exhibitions, says Cynthia Lee Hong-yee, niece of the owner, Lee Shiu. Ideas will be collected on how to revitalise the garden, which was saved from developers in 2006. The owner has yet to reach a management agreement with the government. ...

  6. Maid charged with murder

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A domestic helper was charged with one count of murder after her employer - a government official - was found hacked to death in a Causeway Bay flat on Thursday. The Filipino maid, 35, will appear in Kwun Tong Court today. The victim was identified as Janice Kei Yin-lam, 47, a senior project manager at the Architectural Services Department. ...

  7. Look at the bigger heritage picture

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... underlines the inadequacies in the existing mechanism for grading buildings of historical value. The three-tier classification system takes into account historical interest, architectural merit, ... of the city's heritage sites have not been given the protection they deserve. Government Hill is the first to be graded as an architectural ensemble by the board's expert panel. It is baffling ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SCMP SURVEY

    Few trade and pro-Beijing Legco candidates answer survey

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Peter So, Colleen Lee

    ... constituencies. The Civic Party and Democratic Party also replied for their members running in legal and architectural, surveying and planning sectors respectively. The independent candidates who ... Yu-lap, the information technology sector's Charles Mok and Patrick Lau Sau-shing of the architectural, surveying and planning sector. Except for the Hong Kong Association for Democracy ...

  9. Government House needs its spike, says expert

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung A rooftop spike from Government House, mislaid decades ago, should be reinstalled despite its connotations of the Japanese occupation, according to an architectural ... involved in later renovations in the 1980s. 'A contractor told me the finial was found during renovations back in the 1980s,' said Lee Ho-yin, the director of the Architectural ...

  10. Many government departments would be willing to use renovated west wing

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ensemble designed by Hong Kong's chief public architect at the time, and now a rare example of modernist architecture? All agree the architecture is not as spectacular as the old railway ...




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