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  1. Kowloon shophouses saved as part of preservation plan

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Residents to be moved as buildings become galleries, cafes Two clusters of historic shophouses in West Kowloon are set to escape demolition- one group of buildings will be preserved for florists and artists, and the other will offer affordable dining in a bid to encourage people to visit the area. The Urban Renewal Authority yesterday announced its largest heritage ...

  2. Two plans emerge for historic estate

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... or hostels, as well as a museum. But the Antiquities and Monuments Office has strongly advised that Block 41 be preserved because of its historical value and the department is keeping it well ... Klaudia Lee Shekkipmei project could see up to four blocks kept to preserve 50 years of public housing history Plans to preserve part of Hong Kong's first public housing estate ...

  3. Demolition near Ruins of St Paul's questioned

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... for the four buildings some 50 years ago.' He said the four buildings had historic and architectural value and should be preserved and revitalised into a museum or cultural centre. 'They ...

  4. Links to the past

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... loved the town for its peaceful atmosphere and remarkable historic heritage. Suddenly the oldest European settlement on the China coast wasn't 'sleepy' any more and the crumbling ... was first and foremost as a port, and the Maritime Museum, which is opposite the temple, puts its Portuguese and Chinese seafaring history nicely into perspective. In 2005 the Historic Centre ...

  5. Preserving tradition

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christmas pudding is an age-old dessert made from the dried fruit and nuts that were stored in autumn to see people through the dark, cold winter Christmas pudding It's all the traditional things that make Christmas special: the tree draped in tinsel ...

  6. Complaints stall work to preserve fireboat

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A project to preserve Hong Kong's flagship fireboat is under threat because of complaints from Taikoo Shing residents about inconvenience caused by the work. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department is appealing to residents to tolerate short-term inconvenience caused by its construction work in Quarry Bay Park. It warned that the Alexander Grantham could turn ...

  7. Topless shows at historic Taipei hotel ruffle conservative feathers

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taipei's landmark Grand Hotel- an icon of power and prestige that was purpose-built on orders from the wife of late Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek- has turned to topless shows to attract tourists. And even though the shows ...

  8. HK$227m to upgrade historic sites

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Services provided at two revitalised heritage sites will be reasonably priced and special offers will be given to elderly and low-income groups, says the Development Bureau, which will seek more than HK$227 million to repair the buildings. Its f ...

  9. A KINDER FATE: how urban heritage can be handled

    Posted Feb 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... warehouses into a vibrant area of boutiques, bars and restaurants while preserving the historic character of the buildings. The area is adorned with plaques commemorating 19th and early 20th century ... through where the cathedral windows used to be. It also built a small museum to house uncovered artefacts. 3 The Rocks, Sydney The Rocks is Sydney's oldest preserved colonial district. ...

  10. Garlands and bagpipes greet historic cross-Kashmir bus service

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agencies in Kashmir With garlands around their necks and the strains of Indian bagpipes in their ears, it was almost as if the past 58 years of painful separation had never happened. The 30 bus passengers from Pakistan's side of divided Kashmir- the ...




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