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  1. Protesters join hands to preserve historic site

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo About 300 people joined hands outside the Central Police Station compound yesterday to call for the preservation of all 18 main buildings and development of the site into a non-profit venue. The Action Group on the Protection of the Central Police Station Historical Compound had hoped to gather 1,000 people to join hands to send the message ahead of a Legco panel ...

  2. Preservation or paper facade?

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... question facing the city on heritage preservation is how to define 'heritage'. 'When a building reaches 50 years of age, it will be regarded as a historical building... but besides it being old, is there any other factor that makes it unique?' Professor Siu asks. Other questions, he says, include whether Hong Kong is to preserve the whole historic building in situ, ...

  3. Push to save Shanghai's historic buildings

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo in Shanghai Stricter regulations and more sites added to preservation list Efforts to protect Shanghai's historic buildings are being stepped up by extending the scope of structures to be preserved and making regulations stricter, state media and officials said yesterday. 'We will enforce the strictest regulations on the preservation of historic buildings,' ...

  4. Time is running out for historical treasures

    Posted Feb 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The glossy consultation paper on Hong Kong's cultural heritage asks three basic questions: What do we wish to preserve? How do we want to go about it? Are we prepared to pay what it costs? The response should be obvious: we need to do whatever it takes to protect our rapidly disappearing heritage. Concern about our collective failure to preserve Hong Kong's physical ...

  5. Silence at culture forum

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan is a Macau-based correspondent for the South China Morning Post A group of secondary school students have memorised historical facts about the 12 buildings in Macau ... the younger generation. In Macau, where most disagreements are resolved harmoniously, the preservation of its cultural heritage is one of the few pressing issues. The Unesco World Heritage list ...

  6. Historic Kom Tong Hall saved

    Posted Feb 20th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The Mormon Church agrees to preserve the mansion after striking a deal with the government Historic Kom Tong Hall has been saved from demolition by a deal reached after ... Heritage and conservation experts say the building's preservation demonstrated the public's important role in saving Hong Kong's heritage, especially given the weakness of official ...

  7. Preservation the priority for heritage site

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But the aim must be the same whoever ends up with control. To preserve the buildings, give them back to the people, and ensure that their historical value remains- long into the future. ... The three colonial-style buildings that make up the Central Police Station complex are among Hong Kong's greatest remaining historical treasures. Any plan for their conversion should ...

  8. Historic building was condemned by absentee board members

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A fresh round of controversy is brewing about the future of the Central Police Station site after it was revealed that a decision by antiquities watchdogs not to preserve one ... the fate of F Hall of Victoria Prison- which is part of the site along with the old Central Magistracy. They decided the building at the prison entrance would not merit preservation when the site ...

  9. Lack of funding jeopardises future of historic Victoria Barracks

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Asia Society plans to redevelop site despite having only half of the $200m budget Fears were expressed yesterday that preservation of the historic remnants of Victoria Barracks ... the other half of the funding, it is highly likely they will scale down the redevelopment and cut budget on heritage preservation,' the association's chief executive, Lister Cheung ...

  10. Sun Yat-sen museum sparks hopes for preservation revolution

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Hark Yeung

    ... A $144 million project has triggered debate about how best to develop Hong Kong's historic sites, writes Hark Yeung The Sun Yat-sen Museum, which the government plans to open next ... million to buy the mansion, and will spend a further $91 million on renovations, the project has become a catalyst for debate about how to preserve Hong Kong's history and architecture, ...




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