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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New Kowloon park design a long way from Central Park

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Budget cut hacks 5,000 trees from arts hub The urban forest rivalling New York's Central Park that was to have graced the West Kowloon Cultural District ... not just about size. It's about quality. It's got to be better than Central Park." In the latest plan produced by a landscape architectural team appointed by the authority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557316/new-kowloon-park-design-long-way-central-park
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Local universities are expanding, and their libraries are growing with them

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com Universities in Hong Kong are expanding, and their libraries are growing with them, CityU's Steve Ching tells Linda Yeung Spaced out Space ... as the new four-year undergraduate curriculum launched in 2012. Consequently, libraries on campuses have also expanded. In 2007, City University was the first to transform its library into a modern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1569308/local-universities-are-expanding-and-their-libraries-are
  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality: Hong Kong library under fire for 'anti-gay propaganda'

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Activists for sexual minorities say Central Library should consider putting a warning on book it carries on 'preventing homosexuality' in children ... homosexuality in their children. Available in the Central Library's adult lending section, A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality is co-authored by controversial American psychologist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560024/gay-cure-library-book-may-need-disclaimer-gay-rights-group-says
  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Library that gives visitors a taste for more

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by Jessie Lau

    ... Opening in August, the library is nestled on the fifth floor of PMQ, the new creative complex fashioned from the former police married quarters in Central. "I hope this [will be] a place ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Library that gives visitors a taste for more The smoky scent of duck and soy sauce wafts through the smart, cosy kitchen- a kitchen that also happens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1552305/library-gives-visitors-taste-more
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... Fionnuala McHugh As a new edition of a book about the Kowloon Walled City is published, Fionnuala McHugh recalls how the 'cuckoo's nest' bounced back every time an attempt was made to knock it down, until it was finally razed in 1992. Chips off the old block They'd tried to clear Kowloon's Walled City many times. The first attempt was, apparently, easy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581649/kowloon-walled-citys-fight-exist
  6. News - China - LITERACY

    Charity group sees six libraries shut down by Chinese authorities in mystery crackdown

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 06:58pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... its sixth library shut down by authorities this year without any explanation given – sending a chilling message following reports of raids on its centres. China Rural Library (CRL), a government-sanctioned grass-roots group that seeks to boost literacy and education in the country’s impoverished rural areas, said its Shanxi library was shut down last Thursday. CRL said that around 10 days ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1588748/charity-group-sees-six-libraries-shut-down-chinese-authorities-mystery
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    The walls are up at HSBC in Central as Occupy Central looms

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Renovations begin at HSBC in Central ahead of pro-democracy protest The walls are up as Occupy looms Hoardings have been put up around the public passageway around HSBC headquarters in Central, a move an Occupy Central organiser says has narrowed the physical space for people to make themselves heard. A spokesman for HSBC said renovations were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594121/walls-are-hsbc-central-occupy-central-looms
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Revamped museum will shift focus to local works

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:04pm by Enid Tsui

    ... for the duration of its closure. Temporary offshoots of the museum will also be set up in City Hall, its original home from 1962-91, and the Central Library. It will curate shows overseas and loan out some ... platform that forms part of the West Kowloon Cultural District, is stealing all its limelight. M+ is rolling out all sorts of innovative events, and it hasn't even been built yet. The Museum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1593160/revamped-museum-will-shift-focus-local-works
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees'

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees' The architectural team behind the latest design for the West Kowloon Cultural ... for an urban forest to rival Central Park has given way to green lawns, an arts pavilion, black box theatre and an outdoor stage in the new design produced by a team of two local companies and one from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561346/west-kowloon-park-its-about-arts-not-trees
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central will be divided into groups in case police use tear gas, organisers reveal

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung

    ... will be split up in event of tear gas Occupy Central organisers will divide supporters into groups instead of keeping them in a single mass so they can be withdrawn more easily if police decide to use ... for possible chaos caused by an occupation of Central. Chu's remarks came as the Civil Human Rights Front applied to host a rally on National Day, October 1, at Chater Road in Central. Many expect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594234/occupy-central-will-be-divided-groups-case-tear-gas

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