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  1. Columbarium planned for historic houses

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... their houses to the developers are also upset about the work and plan to protest against it tomorrow. 'The houses should be preserved as a heritage area instead of used as urn sites,' said ... at the No 60 site in a 2004 assessment record, saying: 'Hopefully the appearance of the house will not be changed, as it is a rare mixed-style house with built heritage value.'A visit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722103/columbarium-planned-historic-houses
  2. Four historic buildings face demolition risk

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... for a review of the planning system and the setting up of a compensation mechanism. They said these cases showed the need to strengthen the fragile heritage conservation system. Under existing policy, only buildings declared as monuments enjoy legal protection from demolition. Graded buildings are regarded as having varying degrees of heritage value but are not protected by law. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676480/four-historic-buildings-face-demolition-risk
  3. Historians want heritage status for more buildings

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... and conservationists say. The former Portuguese enclave, once in the forefront of cultural exchange between China and the west, is rich with heritage sites. Macau's oldest structures, such as the A-Ma ... of the application is believed to have been the backing of Beijing, which put aside other heritage sites and promoted the Macau cluster as China's only bid for inclusion on the UN cultural body's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645638/historians-want-heritage-status-more-buildings
  4. Residents attack car park plan for heritage garden

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu 19th century landmark chosen for 400 parking spaces A plan to build a car park in a World Heritage-listed garden has highlighted the clash between conservation and urban growth ... Heritage status in 2005. The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau plans to build a car park at the garden's nursery site to meet demand for parking spaces in the area. Bureau chief Tam Vai-man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651480/residents-attack-car-park-plan-heritage-garden
  5. Locals battle plan to turn heritage site into niches

    Posted Dec 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A plan to turn a historical site in Yuen Long into a columbarium is facing opposition from nearby residents who fear it will create traffic and environmental problems. The site, known as Pun Uk or Mansion of the Puns, would house up to 20,0 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734204/locals-battle-plan-turn-heritage-site-niches
  6. Hong Kong's finest toys set to take centre stage in museum

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... spokesman said an existing exhibition of toys at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum was playing its role 'in preserving and promoting the cultural heritage of toys in Hong Kong'. The spokesman ... and culture, and I hope the planned museum will convey this message.' Starting from nothing 60 years ago, Hong Kong's toy industry dislodged Japan in 1971 to become the world's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736574/hong-kongs-finest-toys-set-take-centre-stage-museum
  7. True blue fans curse soccer's money culture

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Wu Guangjian has only been a Guangzhou fan for two turbulent years, but his fervour for the city's soccer team remains undimmed, even though it was relegated from the mainland's first division this year for match-fixing. He even asked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714381/true-blue-fans-curse-soccers-money-culture
  8. Public to be consulted on plan for car park in historic garden

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A plan to build a car park in a World Heritage-listed garden will not go ahead without consideration of public opinion, according to Macau's Civic and Municipal Affairs ... in the first half of the 19th century and became part of the Historic Centre of Macau, which acquired World Heritage status in 2005. The bureau revealed a plan last month to build a car park ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652354/public-be-consulted-plan-car-park-historic-garden
  9. Air China presence in Cathay to show contrast in corporate cultures

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... by a senior Cathay executive. The incident underscores the huge cultural gap between Cathay- a British colonial icon considered as one of the best-run airlines in the world- and the bureaucratic Air ... to a state-run airline. The cultural differences extend to day-to-day matters. A former executive at Hong Kong Express recalls senior managers communicating with their colleagues by passing around fax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690327/air-china-presence-cathay-show-contrast-corporate-cultures
  10. Air China presence in Cathay to show contrast in corporate cultures

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... by a senior Cathay executive. The incident underscores the huge cultural gap between Cathay- a British colonial icon considered as one of the best-run airlines in the world- and the bureaucratic Air ... to a state-run airline. The cultural differences extend to day-to-day matters. A former executive at Hong Kong Express recalls senior managers communicating with their colleagues by passing around fax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690352/air-china-presence-cathay-show-contrast-corporate-cultures

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