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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Departing antiquities chief Bernard Chan calls for heritage review

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Ad hoc approach to buildings in private hands is undesirable, Bernard Chan says We can do better, says outgoing antiquities chief Sitting in his office the day after chairing his final meeting with the Antiquities Advisory Board, Bernard Chan appeared relieved to have put the heritage hot seat behind him. Chan, known as "the king of public ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Tradition or tourist spectacle? Safeguarding Hong Kong's culture comes at a price

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Vivienne Chow

    ... such as Lai Tai-sing and his wife, Chan Kam-mui. During the festivities, they stay locked inside their public housing apartment, finding the event irrelevant. "It's true that tourists make ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Take a Peak into the past: Controversy over hotel plans for century-old mansion at 27 Lugard Road

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:22am by Ada Lee

    ... Councillor Joseph Chan Ho-lim, who works with the alliance, said hikers could be “forced off the slopes” when the hotel’s cars went by. He also worried that the hotel’s septic tank could pollute ... and it shouldn’t be only for rich people who can afford to stay in the hotel.” Chan said that although the planning board had approved the hotel, he and the group would continue to pressure the government ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Antiquities board launches public review of heritage policy

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by FANNY FUNG

    ... owners," said Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po, who oversees heritage policies. Another question is whether developable land should be given to compensate private owners who decide to sell their heritage buildings to the government. Chan did not give a timetable for the review when he announced the launch of the public consultation yesterday. Katty Law Ngar-ning, a member of concern group ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Excavation at MTR site could help prove Song dynasty's links to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... settlements in the area in that period." Independent Hong Kong historian Anthony Chan Tin-kuen says the discoveries offer a plausible explanation for the brothers' story. "When ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Doubts cast over whether To Kwa Wan well is from Song or Yuan dynasty

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... to the Song dynasty, as Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po has announced. It could instead have hailed from the Yuan dynasty, which came after the Song. The confusion arose from an interim ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Should ancient wells stay or go? The experts disagree

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... and one round, and a collection of relics including a nullah and house structures from the same period remains uncertain. Independent historian Anthony Chan Tin-kuen said it was hard to judge yet ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Blue House renovations continue, but is heritage area losing its soul?

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... local residents and workers worried that the unique community's historic charm is being eroded. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and executive councillor Bernard Chan visited ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Law firm's archives shed light on the tycoons of Hong Kong's past

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Amy Nip

    ... and designs could be built on the land. "At that time, one bid would be for HK$20. Hotung managed to get the land with just one bid," Iris Chan Kwai-ying, special collection librarian ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Jackie Chan gives last of his historic sandalwood houses to Singapore

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Singapore to get last ofJackie Chan's old homes Jackie Chan will give the last six of his collection of 10 historic Chinese sandalwood houses ... province in the 1990s. They include a stage and a pavilion in traditional Hui-style architecture. Chan reportedly had them renovated in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, and stored them in warehouses. He ...




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