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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Tai O's private heritage museum will be history in just two years

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

    ... the life and heritage of the fishing village on Lantau, much of which consists of houses built on stilts above the water. Despite being established entirely with private funds, admission is free. ... at the Heritage Museum and I refused," she recalled. "Tai O things have to stay in Tai O to keep their life and history. A Tai O shan dau put in a Sha Tin museum would be nothing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556869/tai-os-private-heritage-museum-will-be-history-just-two-years
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Finally, a heritage project to be proud of in PMQ

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 12:57pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says by going beyond the façade of conservation, heritage officials got it right with PMQ, offering hope for other projects Revived spirit Pull down old ... block. But the heritage consciousness sparked by the demolition of the old Star Ferry pier in 2006 got in the way and some rare pondering took over. Smarting from the backlash of a few botched ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1556960/finally-heritage-project-be-proud-pmq
  3. Comment - Letters

    Harcourt Road water pumping station relocation complies with heritage impact assessment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... Pumping station relocation complies with impact review I refer to the article by Ken Borthwick (" Shaky grounds ", June 17) concerning the heritage issues associated with the project for relocating Harcourt Road water pumping station. Since the announcement of the new heritage conservation policy in the chief executive's policy address in 2007, the government has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1555880/harcourt-road-water-pumping-station-relocation-complies-heritage
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    The art of preservation: Sketching group records Hong Kong's disappearing heritage

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:57pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Informal art groups look to preserve the city's heritage through their sketches A sketch in time It's a tough hike up Eastern Street ... with them," says Jane Kwan Wai-ling, a senior town planner at the department. "Planning is not just about new developments but also preservation and protecting our heritage." Wong hopes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1546589/artists-preserve-memory-hong-kong-through-urban-sketching
  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Former resident of King Yin Lei separates fact from fiction

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Circumstances surrounding the origin of the landmark are quite different from what many people think, a nephew of its first owner says Finding the truths in mansion's storied history Hongkongers have been mulling the future ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1072645/former-resident-king-yin-lei-separates-fact-fiction
  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Neon signs: a shining example of Hong Kong's heritage

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Michael de Waal-Montgomery and Nectar Gan

    ... Michael de Waal-Montgomery and Nectar Gan Glowing praise from curator who wants lights listed alongside Cantonese opera and egg tarts Neon signs: a shining example of HK's heritage The twisted, glowing glass tubes that have created garish images across Hong Kong for decades should be recognised as part of the city's cultural heritage alongside Cantonese opera, egg tarts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546006/neon-signs-shining-example-hong-kongs-heritage
  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Warning- handle heritage with care: Government warned treasures could be lost

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 02:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Warning: handle heritage with care The government was warned yesterday that its efforts to identify and protect the city's cultural heritage could end up destroying Hong Kong's treasures through commercialisation. It recently released a list of 480 items of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) after seven years of painstaking research in response to the UN Convention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543689/warning-handle-heritage-care
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Heritage meets innovation for concert season

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Classical masterpieces and original crossovers planned for Chinese Orchestra performances Heritage meets innovation for concert season Heritage and innovation are two central themes of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra's concert season 2014-15. In some 100 performances scheduled for the orchestra's 38th season, classical masterpieces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540446/heritage-meets-innovation-concert-season
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco rejects move to revoke Tasmanian World Heritage status

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Bid to delist World Heritage forests rejected Environment groups yesterday hailed Unesco's decision to reject the Australian government's bid to revoke World Heritage status for parts of the Tasmanian wilderness, calling it "a strong rebuke" for the conservative government. Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes too much forest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539700/unesco-rejects-move-revoke-tasmanian-world-heritage-status
  10. Comment - Letters

    Protect Pok Fu Lam village to preserve cultural heritage

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 05:05am by LETTERS

    ... Protect Pok Fu Lam village to preserve cultural heritage It is difficult for many people, including most Hongkongers, to understand the significance and values of Pok Fu Lam village, ... Fund, its watch list is "a call to action for cultural heritage around the globe that is at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political and economic change". Pok ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1539875/protect-pok-fu-lam-village-preserve-cultural-heritage

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