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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Rock inscription in Hong Kong to be protected by 'psychological barrier'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Oldest dated rock inscription in Hong Kong to get 'visitor-friendly landscape barrier' installed Monument protected by distance A "psychological barrier" will be set up to protect Hong Kong's oldest-known dated rock inscription in Sai Kung. Monuments officials have opted to replace the present perspex screen ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Crumbling vestiges of a warlord's empire: grave and home under threat

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Hing-leung, also 57, said: "To protect the family from persecution, the general had arranged for his wives and children to settle in Hong Kong, where he joined them later, escaping here disguised ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Tradition or tourist spectacle? Safeguarding Hong Kong's culture comes at a price

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Cantonese opera, acupuncture and moxibustion, or heat application, used in traditional Chinese medicine. A 1982 Unesco conference vowed to protect all forms of cultural items, especially ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Historic church set to be reborn

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Office and the Commissioner for Heritage's Office both supported the plan on condition that the church had to submit, before starting any works, details on how it would protect ... of the government's heritage scale, which does not protect a building from demolition.   ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Take a Peak into the past: Controversy over hotel plans for century-old mansion at 27 Lugard Road

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:22am by Ada Lee

    ... along it. Hikers fear hotel service cars would cause a traffic nuisance, but conservationists say developing the mansion would protect its heritage – and that the effect of the two golf carts ... this building, it serves a number of purposes. It retains its architectural value and historical value. It’s not only protecting the value of the house itself, it also helps to protect part ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Sai Kung rock may hold key to To Kwa Wan relics’ history

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:48pm

    ... to AD1279). It is the oldest-dated inscription known in Hong Kong. The rock, on a slope above the 748-year-old Tin Hau Temple at Joss House Bay, is a declared monument under legal protection. The text ... the inscription little protection from weather erosion and vandalism. But Antiquities Advisory Board member Tim Ko Tim-keung said the board had discussed the protection of historic inscriptions ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Fears relics removed from To Kwa Wan MTR site

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Ernest Kao

    ... excavation site, which was not covered by the link's original environmental impact assessment that stipulates all archaeological work must be complete before construction can begin. ...

  8. News - China - HERITAGE

    Liuliqu villagers say conservation status has denied them benefits of development

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 02:26am by MANDY ZUO

    ... to protect sites' cultural and historical value from the unintended consequences of rapid urbanisation. The designation of "traditional village" was created in response to calls from some of the nation's leading writers and artists for conservation efforts to protect rural cultural sites. Local governments are being asked to nominate more villages under the project, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Antiquities board launches public review of heritage policy

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by FANNY FUNG

    ... At present, only declared monuments are subject to statutory protection while historic buildings under the three-tier grading system are not. Another set of questions asks whether public money should ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Relics found at former Sacred Hill site before MTR's decision to build

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:14am by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... the area contained archaeological deposits that could date back to the Song dynasty. It was following this report that the railway project's environmental impact assessment recommended ... done to meet environmental impact assessment requirements… If the Antiquities and Monuments Office considers the heritage site should be conserved in situ, it is possible to change ...




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