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  1. Cultural heritage inventory to be compiled Helen Wu

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A working group comprising experts, academics and community representatives will be formed to help compile an inventory of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage. Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing said during a Legislative Council's motion debate the group would devise ways to promote cultural heritage. The government was studying a report that compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/620271/cultural-heritage-inventory-be-compiled-helen-wu
  2. Recognition of Cantonese opera as living heritage is so important

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The attention given to the preservation and development of Cantonese opera in the chief executive's policy agenda, and recognition by Unesco of the art form as an Intangible Cultural Heritage, make welcome news. Yet they serve as a reminder of the vulnerability of living art forms, their values, heritage and traditions passed from generation to generation, mostly through word ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696482/recognition-cantonese-opera-living-heritage-so-important
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... of Chinese culture and its diaspora- and the respect for, and fear of, China. Many Southeast Asian countries take the long-term view: China will always be there. Their valid concern is that US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1456157/planned-joint-maritime-security-exercise-shows-asean-can-lead
  4. Our heritage is part of our identity

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... took a firm stance, believing that urban development was more important. However, I believe the preservation of our cultural heritage should be paramount. Government officials claim the best way to boost tourism is to have new attractions, such as Disneyland and Ngong Ping 360. But common sense tells us many tourists want to experience the overall character and culture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703052/our-heritage-part-our-identity
  5. Team to record intangible heritage

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Chloe Lai, Polly Hui

    ... Chloe Lai, Polly Hui and Anita Lam Experts hope inventory of traditions and arts will help ensure their survival Hong Kong has started work on an inventory of intangible cultural heritage ... of traditional practices that would soon fade out. Stephen Chan Chak-seng, chief of the Cultural Heritage Department in Macau, which has not yet started work on an inventory, said intangible heritage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/579142/team-record-intangible-heritage
  6. Masterplanners consider heritage and environmental impact

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... concerned and vocal about the potential impact on the environment, heritage sites and the community. These issues present a challenge to Pearl Hui, Aecom's senior masterplanner, whose job is to balance the benefits of different stakeholders when making development plans. 'Land, building, ecology, economy and the local culture are the main things that I take into account when making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972844/masterplanners-consider-heritage-and-environmental-impact
  7. Whither the poor man's rich heritage?

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Philip Yeung

    ... An isolated temple here and a rural ancestral hall there are a poor apology for heritage tours. Meanwhile, our government is giddily dreaming up grandiose mega projects for global culture ... march of progress. The rest of us watch helplessly as this society goes about systematically and ruthlessly destroying its past. Macau is basking in the glory of its recent World Heritage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517983/whither-poor-mans-rich-heritage
  8. Cathedral wins heritage award

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The 115-year-old Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Caine Road received a special birthday present yesterday when it was given a Unesco award for cultural heritage ... presented the award at the church's anniversary celebrations yesterday. The Catholic cathedral received an honourable mention for Culture Heritage Conservation in the 2003 Unesco Asia-Pacific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437391/cathedral-wins-heritage-award
  9. Hooked on heritage

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... shops) and a month to put their mark on this piece of Hong Kong street culture. 'The result is a collective exhibition where visitors will have the chance to own a one-of-a-kind lighting ... interest was initially piqued by the cultural relevance of the lamps- red lanterns being steeped in Chinese tradition. It was also relevant that they are one of the last items still produced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/730925/hooked-heritage
  10. Heritage sets Hong Kong apart; project brings safety and jobs

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The award-winning Hong Kong movie Echoes of the Rainbow has once again aroused strong feelings within the community and prompted calls for the city's heritage to be preserved. Wing ... the past, but also to members of the modern creative class who enjoy what I would call street-level culture. The juxtaposition of places like Wing Lee Street and glitzy malls and skyscrapers makes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708176/heritage-sets-hong-kong-apart-project-brings-safety-and-jobs

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