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  1. Visitors complain tours show too little of marine police headquarters

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Experts have called for more openness over the former marine police headquarters, a commercially run monument site in Tsim Sha Tsui, after its heritage tours failed to satisfy ... Chung-ming, heritage and conservation committee chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, said information offered to people joining the tours should not be misleading. Antiquities Advisory ...

  2. Residents must stop heritage sites being ruined by officials and developers

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Those in the community who have been lamenting the lack of a genuine heritage and conservation policy on the part of our administration should take heart. It is now clear that it does ... their facade retained, as is the case with the former Wan Chai market. Other once-dignified heritage sites, like the marine police headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui, renamed 1881 Heritage, have been ...

  3. Guest house owners join call for heritage conservation

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... people's lives and wander around seeing things like fishing boats and walled villages. 'But these things have largely disappeared and the urbanisation does not fit their taste,' Mr Lau ...

  4. Heritage versus concrete

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Clashes over conservation reflect a growing appreciation of the past, writes Chloe Lai Conservation has bloomed as an issue in social and political circles in the past 10 years ... Railway Corporation. As attitudes towards conservation changed, artists, cultural critics and university students took up the cause. They became influential advocates, urging ordinary people ...

  5. West wing sale 'repeats 1881 Heritage mistake'

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chloe Lai The government's planned sale of the west wing of its headquarters in Central is about to repeat the same mistake it made with the former marine police headquarters redevelopment in Tsim Sha Tsui, critics say. 'The former marine police headquarters was a monument sitting on the Tsim Sha Tsui Hill,' said Albert Lai Kwong-tak, chairman of The Professional ...

  6. Letters

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... energy and conservation at the same time in Hong Kong. However, this flies in the face of the consequences of the proposal to increase from 23 per cent to 50 per cent the proportion of our energy supplied by nuclear power stations in Guangdong. With a duopoly retaining a lock on energy supplies there are no market incentives for energy- demand management or conservation. The nuclear path ...

  7. Hotel's windfall space put to work

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that when a developer took over a historic site its main objective was profit, not conservation. 'All the controversies of the former Marine Police headquarters project, ranging from wiping out ... Chloe Lai At least some of Cheung Kong Holdings's windfall of 30 per cent extra floor space at the former Marine Police headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui has been put to use as back ...

  8. Beijing projects' adviser puts down 1881 Heritage

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... project in Hong Kong failed to achieve proper conservation. Peter Wong Man-kong- who advised on the heritage conservation and development of Dongcheng district in Beijing from 2002 to 2006- was referring to 1881 Heritage, Hong Kong's former marine police headquarters, redeveloped by Cheung Kong, controlled by Li Ka-shing. '1881 Heritage was a failure in terms of preserving ...

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    Tsim Sha Tsui congestion unacceptable

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... environment. When you say you live in Tsim Sha Tsui, a pitiful glance goes your way, with a "How can you stand it?" Tourists, now mostly from the mainland, come here, but for how long? ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tough times require an able leader In the 50 years that I have lived in Hong Kong, I have never taken local politics very seriously due to the complex nature of the governance procedure, ... to say, for example about Hong Kong's education system. After all, they are participating in this system and should be listened to when they wish to comment. According to the UN Convention ...




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