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  1. Wanted: a safe home for China's historical relics

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to preserve such artefacts than the country from which they were taken. ...

  2. Historic Longgang, happy haunt of the Hakka

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Joshua Samuel Brown

    ... Early spring is an especially atmospheric time to go around viewing Longgang's historical and cultural features. Fog, dark skies and rain pattering on cobblestone streets give the scene ... a few decades. The well-preserved walled town dates back to the Ming dynasty, and covers more than 100,000 square metres. It was originally built as part of a fort designed to defend the coast ...

  3. Collectors' dream portrait

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of art in Hong Kong, says it is a great privilege for Bonhams to be offering a painting of such beauty and historical significance. 'All the other portraits of this type from the Qianlong era are preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, and the Guimet Museum, making this a truly unprecedented opportunity for collectors.' ...

  4. Miao curator faces dilemma in preserving traditional culture

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ken Howe Ouyang Hongyu faces a dilemma. As curator of the Culture Museum in Taijiang, Guizhou, he is trying to preserve the ancient culture of the Miao, one of the largest ethnic groups ... has no video camera or cassette recorder, he notes down much of what he sees. As a curator he wants to preserve and promote Miao culture and, as he said, 'let the world know of its ...

  5. Another Beijing Cultural Relic gone

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com The former residence of the late Liang Sicheng, one of the most renowned architects on the mainland, was reportedly bulldozed last week- to preserve ... capital be preserved in its original setting by building a new Beijing located far from the Forbidden City. But that suggestion was rejected, and most of the ancient city gates and walls have ...

  6. PLA escorts Taiwanese ship in historic mission

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army provided a historic naval escort for a Taiwanese vessel yesterday, in pirate-infested Somali waters. The PLA naval expeditionary force ... areas, it said. Yesterday's mission is historic for the PLA, whose primary political objective is to capture Taiwan if the island moves to seek full independence. It also serves ...

  7. Retailers not ruled out for historic police station

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of historic features. ...

  8. Historical fiction

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... of gold leaves, is a historical novel. Born in Dhaka in 1975, the Harvard PhD in social anthropology and now resident of London thanks her parents and their friends for remembering what happened ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to grade as historic the west wing in the old central government headquarters compound. Historians and concern groups say the building, slated by the government for demolition and redevelopment as a commercial block, has historic value and should be preserved as part of Government Hill. US to report on durable goods sales Durable goods figures from the US offer a measure of the strength ...

  10. Asean ponders bold, historic changes

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode in Cebu Proposals could end non-interference and allow for expulsion Asean leaders last night unleashed the biggest potential changes to their grouping in 40 years, approving proposals that will end its history of non-interference and allow fo ...




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