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  1. Help preserve cultural heritage- join YP campaign

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are concerned about the preservation of heritage sites. Admittedly we have to say goodbye to Queen's Pier, but the massive show of concern in December will make the government think twice before it knocks down another old building. In recognition of the importance of cultural heritage, the Young Post is launching the 'My Neighbourhood' campaign- students will be invited ...

  2. Heritage expert set to examine west wing

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Conservationists are hoping a heritage specialist who flies in this week can help persuade officials not to demolish the west wing of the former government headquarters in Central. An expert from the International Council on Monuments and Sites, a Paris-based NGO, has agreed to evaluate the heritage value of the west wing on Government Hill, which ...

  3. Unease about rich-poor gap fuels proxy war over heritage

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... interest: heritage. It was, I believe, part of the rise of a more assertive and aware public after the handover. I have been lucky to be involved in the heritage issue as chairman ... and pollution, as well as heritage. After arguing that Central badly needed new office space, officials agreed to scale back the plans and conserve the east and central wings, while the west wing would ...

  4. More consultation further delays review of heritage conservation policy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... disappointed at the consultation document,' said legislator Ma Fung-kwok, a former member of the cultural and heritage commission. 'I was hoping there would be more concrete plans.' ... Elaine Wu Proposed changes to the heritage conservation policy have been delayed further with a second-phase consultation, which means it will not be released until early next year, ...

  5. No new heritage policy a year after Star Ferry furore

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu A year after the old Star Ferry clock tower was torn down and buried in a distant landfill amid vocal public opposition, a promised round of consultations on heritage policy has ... to the surprise of many, a heritage conservation policy was introduced two months ago, heralding several initiatives including a pilot scheme to revitalise old buildings. Conservationists said that still ...

  6. Heritage plea for TST bus terminal

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Unesco seminar on heritage issues. Their paper will argue that the government is destroying the city's historic urban landscape by removing its first public transport interchange. Meanwhile, ... As, one B and one C from an evaluation committee of scholars on heritage preservation organised by Unesco. 'An interesting paper, especially in the choice of transport infrastructure ...

  7. Heritage debate brings out the best

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Competition. The debate was held at Kwok Tak Seng Catholic Secondary School on December 1. The motion was: Hong Kong is taking care of its tangible cultural heritage. Both schools used government policies and current issues to support their arguments. Pooi Kei's debaters, who supported the motion, emphasised the government had taken steps to protect the city's cultural heritage ...

  8. Blueprint exposes delays on heritage

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... report submitted by the Culture and Heritage Commission in 2003, which was headed by Chang Hsin-kang, former president of City University. The commission said the government should consider ... Chee-hwa policy address announces plans to review heritage policy; Antiquities Advisory Board draws up specific measures for heritage conservation March 2003 Culture and Heritage Commission submits ...

  9. Young faces to provide fresh view on heritage

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on preserving heritage buildings, after intervention by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Edward Ho Sing-tin, 68, an architect and Liberal Party member, will be reappointed the board's ... heritage buildings,' the source said. One of the new members is Executive Councillor and legislator Bernard Charnwut Chan, who has called for a change in consultation procedures on heritage ...

  10. Government absolves Tsang over satellite dishes at historic home

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... adviser on heritage conservation said the rules did not protect monuments against visual damage from the installation of large-scale utilities. One of the dishes has a diameter of more than ... integrity, he said. International guidelines for heritage conservation, such as the Burra Charter, advised declaring buffer zones around monuments to avoid any potential visual impact, he said. Last ...




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