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  1. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Hong Kong now sees merit of preserving heritage

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by LEE CHACK-FAN

    ... paintings, and various forms of Chinese calligraphy. There is also a small heritage museum illustrating the history of the Lai Chi Kok Hospital site. Speaking of cultural conservation, we should ... community projects in cultural and heritage conservation in Hong Kong, with a total expenditure of more than HK$40 million. These projects include, among many: the archaeological excavation ...

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    Realities of reality TV put audience in the spotlight

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by PERRY LAM

    ... is certainly one of the hallmarks of the celebrity culture. Being seen on television, recognised in the street and taken apart in chat rooms may not be anything remotely resembling what were once ... Entertainments. "If we don't, we are banished to hell." Perry Lam is a local cultural critic   ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Democracy is worth fighting for, if only politicians knew how

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by PERRY LAM

    ... rights. So there is nothing wrong with fighting for democracy. If only our politicians knew how. Perry Lam is a local cultural critic   ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Phones are only as smart as the people who use them

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:39am by PERRY LAM

    ... million of which was pure profit. The company is now valued at US$5 billion. The dumbing down of culture and intellect is, of course, nothing new; it accelerated after the rise of commercial ... of personal freedom and collective intelligence; our failure to use them smartly is. Perry Lam is a local cultural critic   ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    It's crunch time as white paper waved like red flag to bull

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by ELIZABETH WONG CHIEN CHI-LIEN

    ... Kong is a unique city, with a unique historical and bi-cultural background. We pride ourselves on our values. We treasure freedom and the rule of law, upheld by a vibrant press, an elected ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Apathy, not criticism, is the true enemy of culture

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:29am by PERRY LAM

    ... Perry Lam Intelligent voices of dissent are as important to a healthy arts scene as generous words of praise Apathy, not criticism, is the true enemy of culture Can a publication promote arts and culture by taking a critical stance on it? If you have pledged your allegiance to arts and culture, should any criticism on your part be termed "unpatriotic"? ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    This critique of capitalism hits the nail on the head

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by PERRY LAM

    ... to agree on taxing the capital of our richest and most powerful residents? Perry Lam is a local cultural critic ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Orange trees signal the end of green light for speeding

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Sudden appearance of strange-looking police speed traps puts brakes on speeding culture Orange trees signal end of the green light for speeding I suspect I am not the only ... a point on it, warning signs by themselves had little or no effect. Only the very occasional manned police speed trap carried any real danger. They were few and far between, hence a culture ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    It's pointless to bully Philippine President Benigno Aquino into apologising

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by PERRY LAM

    ... to be successful, would only make us a bully and a hypocrite. Perry Lam is a local cultural clinic ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Honouring a life of humble artistic achievements

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by LEE CHACK-FAN

    ... landscape of our city, making arts and culture much more accessible to the public. I first worked with Chen 15 years ago while serving on the Culture and Heritage Commission chaired by Professor ... as the founding manager (or father) of City Hall. In the 1970s, as director of cultural services, he was the driving force behind the formation of the Philharmonic Orchestra, the Academy of Ballet, ...




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