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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 is reduced to a series of lawns under a cost-cutting design unveiled yesterday. Money devoted to the park has been halved to HK$1 billion and green coverage of the site reduced from the originally ...

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    West Kowloon park bosses urged to scrap list of 'restrictive' by-laws

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Vivienne Chow

    ... 'Let public set the rules for new park' Planned by-laws covering the future West Kowloon park should be torn up and the public given the right to decide how the open space is used, according to a call by some 20 concern groups. The groups say the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority should trust the sense of responsibility of park-goers rather than trying to manage the 23 ...

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    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 District park has defended it as a refinement rather than betrayal of architect Norman Foster's arts hub master plan. It came after more than 20 groups and 280 individuals, including cultural ...

  4. News - Asia - CULTURE

    'Fish listeners', Malaysia's mysterious culture, may be dying out

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:41pm by AFP

    ... of Terengganu is seeking to make it a protected park. But Harun’s catch is increasingly unpredictable, averaging about US$2,000 per week gross, leaving little left over after all crew are paid, ...

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    Plan for new M+ firm met with doubt

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Vivienne Chow

    ... would not be applied to the rest of the West Kowloon venues, he added. The authority also presented its latest design for the park. Martin Biewenga, partner of the park's landscape architect firm West 8, said the park would be a hybrid of green and event spaces. Lynch said the authority was looking into temporarily extending the park into the site reserved for a mega ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Declaration of independence for M+- but museum won't open until 2018

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of HK$1.7 billion. Meanwhile, the authority pledged to maintain the public park that will make up much of the arts hub as an urban oasis that would inspire "cultural pursuits"- and be free of foul language and dirty behaviour. The authority will draft by-laws for the park and is proposing that spitting, urinating or defecating in public and using "obscene language" would ...

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    Milk tea kings brew up something special

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Milk tea kings brew up something special Amid bustling traffic and the chatter of pedestrians, three milk tea masters raise their kettles high- deftly pouring creamy torrents of tea from one kettle to another with a dramatic flourish. The prize-winning trio are demonstrating their skills from a truck parked in Causeway Bay to promote the annual ...

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    Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve on board of West Kowloon Cultural District

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... serve on a public body for more than six years. Eleven of the 15 members will have served three two-year terms when the current term ends in October. One of the 11, outgoing Ocean Park chairman ...

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    Time to rethink the vision for West Kowloon?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Kowloon authority. Yung added that space set aside for offices could be used by arts entrepreneurs and a planned 400-room hotel could host international cultural exchanges. And the park- the most ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Delve into the past and travel the world at the Hong Kong Book Fair

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by AMY NIP AND SARAH KARACS

    ... country parks than its urban concrete jungle. But the fair has plenty to offer those wanting to look beyond Hong Kong's borders. In the Japan booth, visitors can read about Tama the cat, ...




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