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  1. Battle rages for control of historic temple in Macau

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Lam, of the A-Ma Temple Preservation Association, said the site had been well managed after the takeover by his group. 'I hope Kun Iam Tong monks can be accepted back into A-Ma,' said ... is also in the pipeline. Activists have called on the government to resolve the dispute, with some suggesting heritage authorities take control to better preserve the site. Sik Kok Tang-kei also ...

  2. Raiders seize famed Macau temple

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Preservation Association, which made the takeover, accused the monks of stealing donations. The association evolved from a clan that has overseen the temple for centuries. 'The monks have made ...

  3. Saving our heritage

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last year the historic Kom Tong Hall in Mid-Levels was on the verge of being demolished, until the government stepped in at the last minute and offered compensation to its owner, the Mormon Church. But, 13 months later, the 89-year-old building is still covered in bamboo scaffolding and negotiations to save it are dragging on. Should the government be doing more to preserve ...

  4. News - World - CATHOLIC CHURCH

    Pope meets with Benedict in historic lunch

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Associated Press in Italy Pontiff makes historic move by meeting predecessor to discuss problems on Church's plate, but Vatican downplays its significance Pope visits Benedict ... predecessor. The talks in the town of Castel Gandolfo round off a historic few weeks for the Roman Catholic Church after Benedict became the first pope to resign in 600 years and only the second to do ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    'Monkey King' actor fights to save temple

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... note that many of the buildings marked for demolition have little historical significance. The plan would preserve three pagodas deemed to have the most value, including the one said to hold ... the destruction of historic buildings and other heritage sites as local governments collude with developers and transform the landscape in pursuit of profits. The Southern Metropolis Daily reported ...

  6. Historical adventure in ancient Bohemia for curious-minded

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Cabinet of Curiosities Paul Dowswell Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 1408800461 For his latest historical adventure, The Cabinet of Curiosities, Paul Dowswell takes us ... thrilling adventure set against a fascinating historical backdrop. ...

  7. A gripping adventure by a key writer of historical fiction

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Cabinet of Curiosities By Paul Dowswell Published by Paul Dowswell ISBN 978 1 4088 0046 1 For his latest historical adventure, The Cabinet of Curiosities, Paul Dowswell ... Dorantes' intentions and he has to move quickly to thwart the conspiracy. The Cabinet of Curiosities is a gripping, thrilling adventure set against a fascinating historical backdrop. Dowswell ...

  8. Beijing eases rules for Taiwanese media ahead of envoy's historic trip

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Beijing yesterday relaxed reporting regulations for Taiwanese journalists, ahead of a historic visit to the island by the mainland's top cross-strait negotiator. Meanwhile, Taiwan announced the daily schedule for the five-day visit by Chen Yunlin, director of Beijing's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait. As the highest-level mainland ...

  9. Church does not practise what it preaches with development plans

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the same greed as the Anglican Church which demanded, and was granted by the Executive Council, compensatory land on Jardine's Lookout in exchange for preserving its historical buildings ...

  10. Historic church to be reborn

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai allows worshippers to use landmark building Shanghai will re-open a historic church that for decades has housed government offices and had a stint as a cinema to cope with a growing number of Christian worshippers. The 135-year-old Church of the Holy Trinity would open for worship after a two-year restoration, officials and local media said ...




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