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  1. Unique exhibition promotes UN event and Chinese culture

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong 'Stone Master's' presentation aims to raise awareness of cultural heritage and the environment An exhibition of works by one of Hong Kong's most respected ... and China's Cultural Heritage Day, which occurs every second Saturday of June. The mainland's first Cultural Heritage Day was in 2006, and the tradition continues tomorrow. The 'Art ...

  2. Central preservation proposals show common-sense approach

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... science, cultural development [and food safety and product testing]. He also talked about the preservation of Central and there has been much discussion about this plan. The aim is to turn Central ... the economy and protecting our cultural legacy. People are now able to appreciate the value of our culture. They are not so money-oriented. I am really happy to see such a change as I always believe ...

  3. letters

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An essential element of Chinese culture When you hear the words 'Chinese culture', what do you think of? Many people might say herbal tea or dragon dances. The first thing that comes to my mind is Cantonese opera. In my opinion, Cantonese opera is a very important symbol of Chinese culture. It mixes drama with traditional music. Cantonese opera is often based on traditional ...

  4. Let's halt destruction of historic Graham Street area for profit

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

    ... feasible solutions to better conserve the historic urban landscape. Although Graham Street market is a place with great cultural significance, a heritage impact assessment has never been done. ... their daily grocery shopping. It is another side of Central, a more human side. It is hard to understand why our government cannot understand the cultural significance of this area; ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chau's annual bun festival attracts thousands of tourists and thousands of dollars to the island. Heritage is also a symbol of our cultural identity. It forms part of our collective memory and provides us with a sense of continuity and belonging. Hong Kong's cultural heritage and natural landscape provide us with remarkable insights into the territory's unique past, ...

  6. Policy Briefs

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Public to be consulted on heritage sites A consultation exercise on heritage-conservation policies in Hong Kong is to be launched. The government will also invite private-sector proposals for converting the Central Police Station, Victoria Prison and former magistracy into a heritage tourism development. It will also monitor the heritage tourism project on the site of the former Marine ...

  7. The flame of hope for our environment's future must be kept burning

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... buildings (or better, historic neighbourhoods) has real economic value: witness how tourism appeal is enhanced in cities which have preserved their cultural and architectural heritage- the examples ... is mere conversation.' But we should not overstress mere economic benefits- conservation of natural and cultural heritage is also a mark of civilised values. People enjoy nature and culture ...

  8. The Planner

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... King-chu. Today-tomorrow, 10am-7pm, Mon, 10am-6pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jan 3 Life in the Universe Exhibition exploring the possibility ... Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East, HK$35. Inquiries: 2732 3232. Ends Jan 5 HK Heritage Tourism Expo - Access Heritage Exhibition showcasing crafted models of monuments and historic ...

  9. Government Hill site must be for public's benefit- not developers'

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... proposal, which would worsen traffic congestion and air pollution and bring about the loss of greenery and important heritage. In fighting to protect the harbour over the past 15years, our society ... that there are more important values than money. Its present proposal is fundamentally flawed. The starting point should be public enjoyment of Government Hill and what historical, cultural and environmental ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... photographers. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jan 3, 2011 HK Heritage Tourism Expo- Access Heritage Exhibition introducing six specially designed heritage tour routes through Hong Kong. Opens today. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Thu, HK Heritage Discovery Centre, ...




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