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  1. No cash to buy Bruce Lee home: minister

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The government has ruled out the idea of using public money to buy the Kowloon Tong home of martial arts legend Bruce Lee despite pleas for the preservation of the building. ... into a museum commemorating the screen idol. Michael Tien Puk-sun, a consultant for the Bruce Lee Club who has been in contact with the government on the issue, said he received a reply from Secretary ...

  2. Bruce Lee fans plead for his home to be turned into museum

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Bruce Lee fans and cultural activists yesterday called on the government to preserve the late kung fu superstar's former home in Kowloon Tong, saying it was shameful ... funds for victims of the Sichuan earthquake. Lee's former residence, where the star spent his last years, is expected to fetch HK$100 million. Bruce Lee Club chairman Wong Yiu-keung said ...

  3. Bruce Lee's daughter to help research star's former home for memorial hall

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Bruce Lee's daughter will help the government research the history of the late movie star's former Kowloon Tong home, which is set to be turned into a memorial hall ... years before his death in 1973. Meanwhile, fans of the star are forming a committee to monitor the restoration's progress. Bruce Lee Club chairman W Wong Yiu-keung said the club had called ...

  4. Owner sets terms for Bruce Lee museum

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu in Shenzhen Billionaire philanthropist Yu Panglin will abandon his plan to donate Bruce Lee's last home to become a museum if the government fails to accept his proposal ... of the Bruce Lee Museum in Hong Kong as a memorial to the international kung fu legend. He also clarified some confusion about his own name. When he arrived in Hong Kong from Hunan province, he told ...

  5. No architectural value in home of Bruce Lee, say heritage bodies

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Vivienne Chow

    ... Joyce Ng and Vivienne Chow There is nothing special about Bruce Lee's home and the government will not swap land with the owner to save it, as it did to stop the demolition of King ... 'Overall, Bruce Lee's former home is of no value architecturally,' it concluded. Based on the report, the Office of the Commissioner for Heritage considers there is no 'absolute ...

  6. Bruce Lee home not for sale; may be museum

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow, Yvonne Liu

    ... Vivienne Chow and Yvonne Liu The owner of Bruce Lee's last home yesterday withdrew the house in Kowloon Tong from sale and said he would consider donating it to the community ... wouldn't have the money to buy out this property,' said Michael Tien Puk-sun, a consultant to the Bruce Lee Club in close contact with the government on the issue. Club chairman Wong Yiu-keung ...

  7. A strong case for saving Bruce Lee's home

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The idea of turning the former Kowloon Tong home of Bruce Lee into a museum to celebrate the actor's life and work has been floated for years. Yet little ever comes of it. ... but which are not certified as having heritage value. More than any other Chinese star, Lee's charismatic appeal cut across cultures and made him a genuinely international superstar. This year ...

  8. I will do my part to turn home into a museum, says ex-actress

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Betty Ting Pei agrees with those who say the two-storey house in Cumberland Road, Kowloon Tong, where Bruce Lee spent his last years should be preserved. The retired screen ... giving up her movie career in the 1980s. But the debate about Lee's legacy and proposals to turn the house into a museum complex have caught her attention. 'Bruce had a great impact ...

  9. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It was Bruce Lee who put Hong Kong on the map ... Bruce Lee was a man proud of Hong Kong. Why doesn't Hong Kong seem to be proud of Bruce Lee? Marcos Ocana of Spain, one of the kung fu star's ...

  10. Cab Chat

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... has given away to Hong Kong. If I had to make a choice, it would be Bruce Lee. I think he is truly an international star and his influence has not found any match among the Chinese. I have ... star. And there was a very special charm to Bruce Lee: his looks. There are still a lot of people all over the world who are exploring and improving on his legacy in martial arts. I wish ...




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