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  1. Taskforce fights for Wan Chai Market

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Estates to preserve the building but the proposal was rejected. To help the board reassess the market, the taskforce has compiled a report on its historical and architectural significance. ... to protect the building, which is the only example of Bauhaus architecture in the city. The market is listed as an historical building, which means it can be torn down. If it was reclassified ...

  2. Rugby team confident they can deliver historic victory

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Rowan Varty is champing at the bit. He cannot wait to take part in the 'most important tournament' of his career as he is convinced a gold medal awaits Hong Kong in Guangzhou. 'I have a good feeling about Guangzhou,' said Varty, a powe ...

  3. Voter warning clouds Blair's historic win

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

    ... personally. The gains made by opposition parties took the gloss off a historic third consecutive victory for the Labour Party leader. Mr Blair looked tired and deflated when he spoke after winning his ...

  4. Wen expects historic step in ties with India

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the two sides will seek common ground while reserving differences, and set them aside for future resolution. 'We definitely need to make the historic step [in bilateral ties] today,' Mr ... see how the most populous countries in the world can co-operate with each other in a friendly manner, work to resolve lingering historical issues properly and chart good plans for future ...

  5. Historic connections between Taiwan and Japan

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill 'From 1905-1935, the area planted to sugar cane increased 500 per cent and, by 1939, Taiwan was the world's seventh-largest sugar producer. Arable land for rice production increased by more than 74 per cent during the Japanese ...

  6. Factory site fires up town

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... At the heart of the debate is what value Macau places on cultural preservation versus economic interests. Much has been publicised about the 12 historic sites in Macau that were submitted to Unesco ... preservation of this historical part of Macau actually takes place. Glenn McCartney, a lecturer at the Institute for Tourism Studies, researches resident attitudes towards gaming and development. He ...

  7. Millions oppose Tokyo's pursuit of UN council seat

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the UN's largest financial contributors. But the website of the US-based Alliance for Preserving the Truth of the Sino-Japanese War, one of the initiators of the campaign, said Japan's failure ... a link from a friend. 'I don't like Japan,' Mr Liu said. 'There are many knots in our hearts because of historical problems. The granting of [a seat on the council] would make ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... successful. But that does not mean we should ignore the importance of preserving our heritage. Too often, these sites have given way to the city's concrete culture. Only if we keep these historic ... They would cause less water and air pollution. Building owners and the government would benefit. Chui Siuyee, Kwai Chung Buildings worth preserving The success of the film Echoes of the Rainbow ...

  9. Hanoi eyes Asean card on South China Sea

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a declaration on the South China Sea, hailed as a key first step in lowering tensions and creating a framework for future talks. Calling for restraint and preserving freedom of navigation in key ... and the growing military presence of several players, including China and Vietnam as well as the United States. China last year formalised its historic claim to much of the area, home to the region's ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... between the need to redevelop urban areas and the desire to preserve important heritage sites such as Wing Lee Street. There has been a heated debate about this issue and citizens have their own ... with their historic buildings are an important reminder of our past and they are part of the soul of the city. We do not want to see them destroyed. If these sites disappear, the younger generation ...




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