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  1. Lai See

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... featuring at position 34 last year. Maritime museum no longer at sea A museum dedicated to Hong Kong and the rest of southern China's maritime heritage is a step closer to having a permanent home following a recent blessing ceremony to mark the start of construction and fitting-out work. The Hong Kong Maritime Museum is set to move into Pier 8 at the Central ferry piers towards ...

  2. Maritime Museum move approved

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Town Planning Board yesterday approved relocation of the privately owned Maritime Museum from Stanley to pier No 8 in Central. The museum will have to carry out an air-quality assessment to ensure that a planned cafe on the roof will not be affected by emissions from ferries. The museum is now at Murray House in Stanley, but it has to leave those premises by February 2012. ...

  3. Maritime Museum will be part of vibrant waterfront at Central

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

    ... for the relocation of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum to Pier 8 in Central. I cannot agree more with the museum's director Stephen Davies ('In same boat over museum', May 8) that for a maritime ... and spent a couple of hours at the Auckland waterfront and the New Zealand National Maritime Museum. Located in the heart of Auckland's downtown waterfront area, it is a major tourist ...

  4. Pier plan's popularity disputed

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Most Hong Kong people want the historic Queen's Pier rebuilt at a new harbourfront site rather than restored at its previous location, the government has concluded. It said this has emerged from public views submitted to the Harbourfront En ...

  5. Government risks new disputes if it railroads Queen's Pier plan

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's trust in authority was undermined by what happened. The government should learn from its mistakes and not create another round of disputes. It should seriously consider intelligent ...

  6. Boy stabbed in dispute with uncle

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 12-year-old boy was being treated for a chest wound last night after allegedly being stabbed in a dispute with his uncle in a public housing flat in Tai Po. His 38-year-old ... the dispute, the man picked up a knife and stabbed the boy in the chest near his left shoulder,' a police spokeswoman said. The boy's 67-year-old grandmother then called police at 5.41pm. ...

  7. Museum warns time running out for move

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford The director of the Maritime Museum has warned that time is running out for the government to decide whether to support its proposed move from Stanley to the Star Ferry ... The museum is asking for a 50-year lease at a nominal rent and to be given a HK$52-million grant from the government to match funding provided by a trust created by the maritime community. ...

  8. Zeman splashes out to own a HK treasure

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck One of the most famous vessels of Victoria Harbour is changing hands in a deal that will help keep Hong Kong's maritime history alive while giving one of the city's ... Maritime Museum. 'I never realised how beautiful a boat she really is. It's like buying an antique,' Mr Zeman said. The Wayfoong is in an Aberdeen dry dock being refurbished ...

  9. When heritage matters as much as privacy

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are destroyed. Few owners who return the books are aware that a small piece of the city's maritime heritage is about to be lost. The department claims this policy is required by Data (Privacy) ... been in place in years past, many valuable maritime records currently on view in museums around the world would have been lost forever. It is ironic that such a policy should have been ...

  10. Man causes bomb scare at Central MTR station

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to it. He was arrested after confronting an MTR driver in the cabin of a Tsuen Wan-bound train. He had earlier become upset during a dispute with passengers about 1.40pm. Police said ... involved in a dispute with other passengers on the train. The passengers called police. He then managed to enter the train's front compartment and got into an argument with the driver. When ...




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