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  1. Comment - Letters

    Protect Pok Fu Lam village to preserve cultural heritage

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 05:05am by LETTERS

    ... Protect Pok Fu Lam village to preserve cultural heritage It is difficult for many people, including most Hongkongers, to understand the significance and values of Pok Fu Lam village, ... Fund, its watch list is "a call to action for cultural heritage around the globe that is at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political and economic change". Pok ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    It's takes more than a list to preserve our cultural heritage

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... taking, an intangible cultural heritage inventory has been ironed out. The official list comprises 480 entries, ranging from festivals and craftsmanship to knowledge and practices. For a small ... and interest in heritage, and helps strengthen our cultural identity and social cohesion. It may even bring economic benefits, as is the case with many Unesco-listed world heritage sites that draw ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Heritage list conforms to definitions in Unesco convention

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by LETTERS

    ... convention, we conducted a territory-wide survey from 2009 to 2013 on the territory's intangible cultural heritage with the assistance of the South China Research Centre of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Expert advice was sought from the Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee on the conduct of the survey and the compilation of the first inventory on intangible ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese culture fails to make the grade for today's mixed-race children

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... for the time May and her younger sister, Kirsty, spend at my house. The truth is that she's really interested in the language and, indeed, the Chinese part of her cultural heritage. A few years ... Lijia Zhang Lijia Zhang recounts her struggle to instil pride and love of all things Chinese in her daughters Chinese culture fails to make the grade for today's mixed-race children ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by STAFF

    ... You will see in the next few days a plan of action to give more powers to Scotland British Finance Minister George Osborne after a poll puts the pro-independence camp ahead   We're so glad to see it finally recognised as an intangible cultural heritage Pineapple bun maker Tse Ching-yuen on the item being included in the Hong Kong heritage list   I am sure there will be a few ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Harcourt Road water pumping station relocation complies with heritage impact assessment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... Pumping station relocation complies with impact review I refer to the article by Ken Borthwick (" Shaky grounds ", June 17) concerning the heritage issues associated with the project for relocating Harcourt Road water pumping station. Since the announcement of the new heritage conservation policy in the chief executive's policy address in 2007, the government has ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by STAFF

    ... Should this deployment extend into combat operations, [it] could go on for quite some time Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on a deployment to back the fight against Islamic State   Our cultural heritage is suffering from a disease … These priceless icons are deteriorating Robert van Langh of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum on fading classic paintings   As a team we probably ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    PMQ's awkward marriage of old and new beginning to show as buzz fades

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 02:24pm by OREN TATCHER

    ... as a landmark heritage preservation project and a precursor to several even more ambitious cultural venues, due to launch in the coming years. Adaptive reuse is a common approach to viable heritage ... the entire project are big questions regarding Hong Kong's approach to heritage preservation, urban renewal and cultural development. The heritage value of the PMQ blocks was never very high, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT YOU LIKED

    What you liked, September 13, 2014

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:29am by STAFF

    ... for making pineapple buns has been listed as part of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage. We visited the Tai Tung Bakery, where they have been made daily for over 70 years.  ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's journey from cultural desert to Asian arts hub

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial From cultural desert to arts hub Hong Kong used to be ridiculed as a desert when it came to arts and culture. But the recent boom in art exhibitions and auctions has helped ... significance in the art world. Our East-meets-West heritage provides the backdrop for exploring new artwork produced in the Asia Pacific region. Being the gateway to the world's second largest ...




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