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  1. It's important to preserve our cultural heritage

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Star Ferry pier and clock tower were part of our cultural heritage and a popular tourist attraction. But they were pulled down while at the same time the government is trying to come ... advantage of its cultural heritage by launching the Macau Heritage Passport Campaign 2006. It will be too late when we realise there's nothing left for us to preserve. WONG KA-PUI Pentecostal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/577156/its-important-preserve-our-cultural-heritage
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578355/help-preserve-cultural-heritage-join-yp-campaign
  3. Cultural areas proposed to stop squabbling over heritage sites

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Albert Wong and Martin Wong The government has been urged to create cultural areas rather than continue debating whether to demolish or preserve individual buildings. A policy paper published yesterday by the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre, a think-tank closely associated with the administration, said Hong Kong had been polarised between cultural preservation and economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/610227/cultural-areas-proposed-stop-squabbling-over-heritage-sites
  4. What price cultural heritage?

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

    ... The government has vowed to retain historical buildings in Hong Kong, but I have yet to be convinced that the city's cultural heritage can be effectively protected. The hard fact is that Hongkongers remain oblivious to the market forces that are working- more powerfully than any government can resist- to wipe out vital cultural traces. Shun King was an ordinary tea restaurant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/581726/what-price-cultural-heritage
  5. Street markets a valuable part of our cultural heritage

    Posted Sep 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of space. As a result there is often little room for sentiment such as preservation of important strands of our cultural heritage. The buzz concepts are improved traffic flow, high-rise makeovers ... on to spouses. The 70-year-old Wan Chai street market, the largest and oldest on Hong Kong Island, is the latest example of cultural heritage under threat. Since hawkers were driven out of Wan Chai Road ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/564646
  6. Action needed to protect our cultural heritage

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... museum. In one stroke, both our physical and cultural heritage has been given a mighty boost. Home Affairs chief Patrick Ho Chi-ping is therefore entitled to feel 'extremely jubilant'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/445394/action-needed-protect-our-cultural-heritage
  7. Comment - Blogs - Arts & Culture

    West Kowloon: Can’t we have HK$23b for arts and culture instead?

    Posted May 29th 2014, 06:52pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... City Park West Kowloon Cultural District plan “selected” by people back then – to contain all the road traffic underground in a cultural district that was originally estimated to cost HK$21.6 billion. In the latest revised implementation phasing and budget for the West Kowloon Cultural District, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor assured us that HK$21.6 billion – the upfront ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1521242/west-kowloon-cant-we-have-hk23b-arts-and-culture-instead
  8. Lifestyle - Technology - GLOBAL WARMING

    Rising seas may threaten one-fifth of world heritage sites, say scientists

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Rising seas may threaten many world heritage sites Global landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Tower of London and Sydney Opera House will be lost to rising seas caused ... of the century- nearly one-fifth of the planet's 720 world heritage sites will be affected as ice sheets melt and warming oceans expand. The study, published in the journal Environmental Research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1443663/rising-seas-may-threaten-one-fifth-world-heritage-sites-say
  9. Cultural heritage must be treasured by all

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... needed if we are to help ensure the country's cultural heritage is adequately protected. ... When Beijing students quizzed British Prime Minister Tony Blair last month about the presence of ancient Chinese cultural treasures in his country's museums, they were venting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424529/cultural-heritage-must-be-treasured-all
  10. Cultural heritage 'put at risk' on old Central Police Station site

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... to adhere to best practice on preserving cultural heritage. The Conservancy Association, Central and Western District Council and the Hong Kong Institute of Architects polled 1,851 visitors who ... museum. Councillors, the institute and the association said they had researched the approach taken on the mainland and in other countries, such as Canada and Australia, to preserving cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508940/cultural-heritage-put-risk-old-central-police-station-site

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