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  1. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Cultural district enjoys million-dollar donations

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:15am by Vivienne Chow

    ... organisation dedicated to supporting new art, that gave the Tate Modern a grant to acquire works at the Frieze art fair in London. On the impact of the delay to the cross-border express railway project on the West Kowloon Cultural District, the arts hub's chief executive Michael Lynch said it was still under assessment and the arts hub would meet with the MTR Corporation and the government.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1512943/cultural-district-enjoys-million-dollar-donations
  2. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Government urged to drop West Kowloon arts hub basement plan over spiralling HK$23b cost

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:26pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... the estimate did not take into account the effect of delays to the cross-border high-speed railway that terminates in the arts hub area, and detailed designs had yet to be done. Critics- including arts ... Replying to an inquiry from the South China Morning Post, the government said the rough estimate for the basement if completed in one go by 2020 would be HK$19 billion. Add in HK$4 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520182/west-kowloon-arts-hub-basement-cost-soars-hk23-billion-prompting
  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Eastern promise for voice of HKTV: Kashy Keegan

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by Vivienne Chow

    ... it's all very commercial. I hope that can change." HKTV has pledged to return in July with an internet-based mobile television service after acquiring China Mobile Hong Kong Corporation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433802/eastern-promise-voice-hktv-kashy-keegan
  4. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Ricky Wong abandons free-TV dream for digital one with HKTV relaunch

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 07:53pm by Vivienne Chow, FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... of the rest is yet to be decided, but most will be free, except video-on-demand services. Wong unveiled his plan following the company's HK$140 million acquisition of China Mobile Hong Kong Corporation, a subsidiary of state-owned China Mobile which holds a unified carrier licence that allows the licensee to offer mobile television services through its broadcast spectrum. The platform ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1386872/ricky-wong-abandons-free-tv-dream-digital-one-hktv-relaunch
  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Legco vote on probe into TV licence decision hangs in balance

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 07:56pm by Tanna Chong, Vivienne Chow

    ... the number of licences granted. PCCW's Hong Kong Television Entertainment Company and iCable's Fantastic Television, both subsidiaries of corporate giants, won ahead of Wong's independent HKTV. The South China Morning Post yesterday revealed that a lack of financial support from a parent company was a major reason for not granting HKTV a licence. Wong accused the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1348392/hktv-least-qualified-applicant-says-government-ahead-legco-vote
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Bruce Lee's legacy leaves a family divided

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... brought the copyright campaign to China, accusing firms and individuals of using Bruce's name and image without family authorisation. She also reportedly asked the local government of Shunde, ... LeeWay Media entered a copyright dispute with Laurence Joachim and the Trans-National Film Corporation, who claimed they had the rights to Bruce's first Hollywood screen test. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1286524/bruce-lees-legacy-leaves-family-divided
  7. News - Hong Kong

    Finding a greater role for the people in public museums

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... "The Majesty of All Under Heaven: The Eternal Realm of China's First Emperor" held from July to last month at the Museum of History. It received more than HK$15 million in sponsorship ... of Art has had. In June, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department released its first five-year corporate business plan and annual plans for museums. Among the new plans, Tam says that the art ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1105598/finding-greater-role-people-public-museums
  8. Cheques and imbalances

    Posted Aug 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... than an hour for a return trip. Ms Liu, 40, has no other options after two of the largest banking corporations, HSBC and Hang Seng Bank, in the past year shut their branches in the area which ... worker complained that there was no banking counter service available near his home, Tin Heng Estate. Their tales are indicative of a growing centralisation of bank services as the corporate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/561253/cheques-and-imbalances
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Kowloon East regeneration featured in exhibition at Venice Biennale

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of the biennale's collateral events: "Hong Kong had this great advantage of being diverse. Large corporations and grass-roots shops could stay together in a harmonious way. But Hong Kong is becoming ... to Chipperfield, who is presiding over 69 projects by 119 participants, architects, artists and scholars, including the Chinese artist-activist Ai Weiwei. Fifty-five countries, including China, are taking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022962/kowloon-east-regeneration-featured-exhibition-venice-biennale
  10. MTR pulls the plug on Spaace Maan's effort to pump up the volume in rush-hour train

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... fined by the railway operator for his efforts. Passers-by paused in the crush, surprised by the early morning one-man party. Some took photos with phone cameras. Others asked if he was part ... violated the MTR by-law, which could mean he was fined HK$2,000. The spokesman said he would be sent a warning letter and the MTR Corporation would decide whether Spaace Maan's antics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691551/mtr-pulls-plug-spaace-maans-effort-pump-volume-rush-hour-train

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