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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

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

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:48pm

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Rock may hold key to relics’ history While the archaeological finds along the new Sha Tin-Central link have caused a stir, a rock that may shed light ... on the Song Dynasty remnants found on the site of the new To Kwa Wan station in Kowloon City, according to Polytechnic University historian Dr Ho Koon-wan, a Song dynasty specialist. “I would ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Doubts cast over whether To Kwa Wan well is from Song or Yuan dynasty

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Doubts have emerged over whether a well that has had the most attention of historical finds at an MTR site is from the Song or Yuan dynasty All's ... say the decision about the find at the site of a station in To Kwa Wan, on the MTR's Sha Tin-Central rail link, was hasty. The key question is whether the well indeed dates back ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Jockey Club to run historic Central site

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:21am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Selection panel fails to find suitable arts venue operator and says club- which is financing HK$1.8b police station revamp- should do it Jockey club to run historic Central site The Jockey Club will take on the operation of the Old Central Police Station Compound as a heritage and contemporary art venue after failing to choose a winner from ...

  4. 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

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Nearly 100 years ago, a defeated general retreated to a corner of Yuen Long. Now, his heritage-listed home is in disrepair and his grave under threat ... village of Fung Kat Heung was built in the 1920s in what was then a British colony by the once-powerful general Shum Hung-ying, after his reign over Guangdong and Guangxi came to an end. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Fears relics removed from To Kwa Wan MTR site

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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Photos show empty pits at To Kwa Wan excavation site where artefacts were found Fears relics removed from new MTR site Concern groups have renewed calls for relics unearthed at the To Kwa Wan MTR site to be preserved in situ after photographs emerged over the weekend of empty pits at the site. A photo of the Sacred Hill site snapped on Saturday ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Historic church set to be reborn

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

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Planners allow redevelopment as long as architectural features preserved Historic church set to be reborn Initial approval has been given to redevelop a Happy Valley church with a grade three historical rating, after a pledge to preserve its outstanding architectural features. The plan is to construct a new five-storey church alongside ...

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    Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family’s past

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:22pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Traces of ancient settlement unearthed during work on new MTR station may fill gaps in story of the royal princes who may be clan's ancestors ... of traces of a settlement dating to the Song or Yuan (1279-1368) era close to the site of the future To Kwa Wan MTR station have prompted a frisson of excitement. An archaeological excavation ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    'New trust can't serve as funding dodge'

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com 'New trust can't serve as funding dodge' An Antiquities Advisory Board member in charge of the city's semi-official heritage trust has warned the government against washing its hands of its conservation responsibilities by setting up a trust to fund the renovation of private historic buildings. Professor Ho Puay-peng, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Build museum in MTR station, society urges

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Archaeology enthusiasts say ancient structures should be preserved – and tout innovative idea Build museum in MTR station, society urges An archaeology ... Archaeological Society made the suggestion yesterday amid a heated debate over the artefacts and ancient buildings found around the site of the To Kwa Wan station on the Sha Tin-Central link. Members ...

  10. 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 ...




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