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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Call for Hong Kong to get tough on preserving historic buildings

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Conservancy Association calls for harsher rules to protect buildings of historical significance from demolition, alteration or redevelopment 'Time ... Chi Wan, which was set for redevelopment more than a decade ago but construction has yet to begin. Senior campaign manager Peter Li Siu-man said the site was historically important because ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Tai O looks to build its own heritage museum as private showroom closes

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... as Tai O Cultural Workshop, a private museum set up in 2001, looks set to shut. Its site at 54 Tai O Wing On Street is due to be redeveloped, and founder Wong Wai-king aims to retire in two ... the government announced a HK$600 million plan called the "revitalisation of Tai O" as part of a wider ambition to develop Lantau Island. Some feared the redevelopments would turn ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Government should not rely on public to fund heritage conservation: advisor

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:03pm by FANNY FUNG

    ... an adjacent man-made hillside. More recently, a grade one historic mansion at 23 Coombe Road was saved from redevelopment after the owner, a subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa, was offered a green belt ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Heritage grading of colonial-era landmarks may stall golf club housing plans

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:04am by Fanny W.Y. Fung and Olga Wong

    ... that could make redevelopment more difficult. Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po said in July last year that the two colonial-era landmarks in Fanling may have to go as the government ... challenge now is how the buildings would be reused in a meaningful way," he said. The golf course and clubhouse were suggested for possible redevelopment by environmentalists and by villagers ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Hong Kong heritage policy a failure of historic proportions

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... would like the grading removed as it stands in the way of redevelopment. Most of the 150 houses left in the village are modern, redeveloped in the past few decades. Only 21 of the old grey-brick ... was clear and didn't smell. It was only later that people threw rubbish in it." Tang said he would not want his property graded as he wanted to redevelop it when he had the money, as his ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Bernard Chan fears about-turn on west wing

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... message if it scraps the west wing redevelopment plan in response to public lobbying. Chan's comment came yesterday as a source close to the government said the administration was now keen ... consultation in June. However, the Development Bureau said it had not changed the redevelopment plan. "I'm not surprised if most of the public views submitted to the government are asking ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Ho Tung Gardens to be bulldozed; minister admits policy failure

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND OLGA WONG

    ... refuses to co-operate. It also bowed to public pressure and abandoned a scheme, put forward by the last administration, to redevelop the west wing of the former government headquarters in Central. ...



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