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  1. King Yin Lei mansion owner gets land swap

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Executive Council yesterday approved a land exchange with the private owner of the Stubbs Road mansion King Yin Lei, which has been declared a monument. The owner was granted ... spokesman said King Yin Lei would be developed as a tourist attraction. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662288/king-yin-lei-mansion-owner-gets-land-swap
  2. King Yin Lei mansion deal

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The Town Planning Board has endorsed a plan to exchange a plot of government land, similarly sized and next to King Yin Lei mansion on Stubbs Road, for development by the owner of the mansion which will be restored at his expense after it was deliberately defaced last year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634246/king-yin-lei-mansion-deal
  3. Government must help save Renaissance-style mansion

    Posted Jul 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The recent news that King Yin Lei at 45 Stubbs Road may have been sold for HK$450 million has sparked concern among heritage conservationists who want to see the building protected and saved as a historic monument. I hope any new owner will treasure this magnificent Chinese Renaissance-style mansion, as I fear it is under threat of redevelopment. King Yin Lei was built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600839/government-must-help-save-renaissance-style-mansion
  4. Ho Tung villa highlights lack of heritage strategy

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... option. This approach mirrors the rescue of the King Yin Lei mansion in Stubbs Road with a site swap after demolition had begun- just one other example of how the lack of a coherent strategy means ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736973/ho-tung-villa-highlights-lack-heritage-strategy
  5. Restorers achieve a Mid-Levels Renaissance

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Just one more month and the Mid-Levels mansion King Yin Lei will be restored to its former glory. Repairs to the Chinese Renaissance-style mansion at 45 Stubbs Road are now ... the restorers have made replicas. The Development Bureau said it would soon decide on the most suitable use for King Yin Lei: 'One of the important principles is to provide free public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/723692/restorers-achieve-mid-levels-renaissance
  6. CLP in talks on saving art deco HQ

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... of King Yin Lei mansion in Stubbs Road, Mid-Levels- sounds a less likely option for the company, which has maintained the head office there for almost 70 years. The Development Bureau has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/723693/clp-talks-saving-art-deco-hq
  7. Owner scales down size of development beside Jessville

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... for development rights- as in the case of the King Yin Lei mansion in Stubbs Road- would have been better. Under the proposal, the two residential blocks of 17 and 21 storeys would be built on one side ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677651/owner-scales-down-size-development-beside-jessville
  8. Heritage trust may be answer to preservation

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was the defacing of King Yin Lei mansion in Mid-Levels, which alerted the authorities to the danger of its imminent demolition. It also left the government looking out of touch with public sentiment over ... regime that is firmly grounded in law and has consistent values. As in the case of King Yin Lei, a lot of Hong Kong sites with heritage value are in private hands. The rights of property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674023/heritage-trust-may-be-answer-preservation
  9. Bid to educate public on the heritage battle

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as one-sided a government documentary about efforts to save historic King Yin Lei mansion. 'It boasted about how the development minister managed to stop the owner defacing the mansion. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980930/bid-educate-public-heritage-battle
  10. Four injured as tour bus, car collide

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elaine Yau Four people were injured in a collision between a tour bus and car outside the historic King Yin Lei mansion yesterday. The traffic accident happened on Stubbs Road, Wan Chai, at about 11.30am yesterday. The tour bus driver, carrying members of a group from Huizhou, lost control when it ran down a slope and collided head-on with the car, which was at a red light ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965991/four-injured-tour-bus-car-collide

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