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  1. We must not lose sight of Hong Kong's unique cultural heritage

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In recent years there has been public discontent over our threatened cultural heritage. In cramped Hong Kong, historic sites are often sacrificed because of rapid economic development. ... heritage sites such as Queen's Pier have been demolished. Our officials do not seem to have recognised the importance of preserving our cultural heritage. Yet government support is essential, ...

  2. Zoning system can help save our heritage before it disappears

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The legal framework for heritage conservation in Hong Kong is embodied primarily in the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance. It might be effective at preserving important landmarks held ... high, it leaves many other valuable buildings vulnerable to demolition. This fundamental weakness can be solved by having special zoning for heritage sites. This would be similar to the existing ...

  3. 40pc unhappy with heritage policy: survey

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Almost half of Hong Kong people are unhappy with the existing heritage conservation policy, according to a poll by New Pulse, an NGO dedicated to making youngsters care more for society. The survey of 853 people, aged 15 to 40, found 40 per cent were dissatisfied with the government's policy on cultural preservation. The poll also found 51 per cent of youngsters ...

  4. Accepting the drawbacks to heritage conservation

    Posted Feb 05th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai More than half of opinion leaders are prepared to accept negative aspects of heritage conservation. Responding to an SCMP/TNS survey, 61 per cent said increased government spending on heritage conservation was acceptable. Fifty-six per cent were prepared to accept lower revenues as a result of more sites being protected. And 54 per cent said they would accept lower ...

  5. Rise of 'cultured' corporates

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... do well. They are also often organisations that value 'culture' and the outside world. Based on his observations of these 'cultured' corporates, American author Grant McCracken is proposing a new 'C-suite' title: the chief culture officer (CCO). Such an executive would be mainly responsible for keeping the company abreast of changes in consumer ...

  6. ancient relics TO GO ON DISPLAY

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and culture. The exhibition will be on at the TT Tsui Gallery of Chinese Art of the Heritage Museum in Sha Tin till June 10. For more information, visit www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk ... Jessie Hui An exhibition featuring national treasures from the Eastern Han to High Tang period will open next Monday at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. From Eastern Han to High Tang: ...

  7. Pop culture wins star billing as means to broaden economy

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... tourism. On the other hand, Egypt and Greece, which boast even greater historical heritage, had failed to do so. He said successful cities created a vibrant social and cultural life that encouraged ... cities on the back of a successful entertainment industry, the central bank governor says. The popularity of Korean pop culture- films, television programmes and music- had done more than just ...

  8. How Parisian panache caught the eye of modern women

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zadig & Voltaire, American Vintage, Repetto and, more recently, Carven. 'In terms of image, the French are very lucky to benefit from an amazing cultural heritage, especially when ... ones,' she says. This season, Francophiles have plenty of new labels to choose from, including Rodier, a heritage brand founded in 1850 that recently underwent a revamp. Other notables include ...

  9. Local governments strike gold at tourist sites

    Posted Feb 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the people's welfare. Thousands of tourists wander around classical Ming and Qing dynasty houses at Hongcun that were included in the World Cultural Heritage list in 2000. In 1997, Huang Nubo, ... to the World Heritage-listed Stonehenge in England can expect to pay GBP6.30 (HK$96.81), or slightly more than a British national's minimum hourly wage, to be guided around the monument. ...

  10. Nine Dragons Wall deemed 'crude replica'

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Leisure and Cultural Services Department said yesterday the Nine Dragons Wall at the China Resources Building in Wan Chai is not heritage and does not have artistic value, according to an assessment in January. The wall was a 'crude replica', it said, and it would be technically difficult to relocate it. China Resources Property said this week that it hoped ...




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