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  1. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/474428/sun-yat-sen-museum-sparks-hopes-preservation-revolution
  2. 'Historical' Beijing home in the making for Murdochs

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... outer wall. The Murdochs' house, which is under construction, is a replica of an original building that stood on the 1,100 square metre site. 'Unlike fanciers of historical properties, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479369/historical-beijing-home-making-murdochs
  3. Ladies' club Helena May seeks general manager

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong's changing society and preserving and improving the historical building', she said. As a result, the best person for the job had good communication and leadership skills, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/474296/ladies-club-helena-may-seeks-general-manager
  4. Taste of tradition

    Posted Apr 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A culinary treasure chest awaits discovery in historical Macau Macau must be the world's smallest haven for gourmets, gourmands and anyone else who believes they are a gastronome. ... As a contrabass to this happy culinary choir, Macau?s Institute for Tourism Studies is determined to preserve and promote indigenous Macanese dishes. You may taste fine examples of salt-preserved cod ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/495582/taste-tradition
  5. Talkback

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Speaking of historic buildings in danger, what about the one at the junction of Stubbs Road, Magazine Gap and The Peak before getting to Guildford Road? It's another architecturally ... Isabel Escoda, Lantau The government has paid for the preservation of Kam Tong Hall on Caine Road, which was built in a western style. Surely it can do something to preserve the unique, secular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/454469/talkback
  6. Boutique hotels in Beijing

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Cassie Biggs

    ... Cassie Biggs Red Capital Residence (top) Get into bed with Mao? Well, maybe not exactly, but you can get pretty close at the retro chic Red Capital Residence. Located in a historic ... (tel: 86 10 6618 3331). Haoyuan Hotel (left) Yet another Qing-era establishment claiming to be a former home of Cixi's powerful head eunuch Li Lianying, this beautiful and well-preserved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/462747/boutique-hotels-beijing
  7. Lo and behold

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and create a following for our developments around the site or in other locations,' he says. 'I'm glad we have helped preserve the architectural and historical legacies of the cities ... On the mainland, where historic buildings are torn down with ruthless abandon, Hong Kong developer Vincent Lo is trying to make a difference by working with, rather than wiping out, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/440826/lo-and-behold
  8. Patriarchs and The Pen

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... built in 1901 on Robinson Road] too. He always looked to the future. He had no sentiment for historic buildings. He was a Victorian, born in 1899, and he could see that things could be much ... with a contract for a proposed hotel on a site near the Bund that used to house the former British consulate. The original building will be preserved. Those who remember with fury the loss of the Repulse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436388/patriarchs-and-pen
  9. Sytner triumphs in vintage street thriller

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... events will all be this coming weekend. This past weekend featured events for historic cars. With track conditions damp from a morning downpour yesterday, the 10-lap race began under the safety ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434145/sytner-triumphs-vintage-street-thriller
  10. Witness for the persecution

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Naparstek

    ... for the Nobel Prize, for his epic dramatisations of Indonesia's historical torment, Pramoedya is equally famous for the chronicle of Indonesian history that is his own life- in particular his ... inmates to preserve their morale. The stories were passed between prisoners during roll calls and showers. In the late 1970s, the regime started bowing to US pressure and eased the conditions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/502410/witness-persecution

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