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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Sai Kung rock may hold key to To Kwa Wan relics’ history

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:48pm

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Rock may hold key to relics’ history While the archaeological finds along the new Sha Tin-Central link have caused a stir, a rock that may shed light ... to AD1279). It is the oldest-dated inscription known in Hong Kong. The rock, on a slope above the 748-year-old Tin Hau Temple at Joss House Bay, is a declared monument under legal protection. The text ...

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    Fears relics removed from To Kwa Wan MTR site

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Ernest Kao

    ... by the History Needs Us group from buildings near the station- which is part of the Sha Tin-Central Link- showed several empty ditches surrounded by steel piling. The group fears construction may have ...

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    Britain's legacy 'missing' on list of 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 07:21pm by Jessie Lau

    ... Kong-style milk tea and Feast Day- an annual Catholic ritual in Yim Tin Tsai, Sai Kung- as two Western items on the list. Yet in the inventory description for milk tea, there is no reference ...

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    Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family’s past

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:22pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... who favour keeping more of the relics in place and those who want progress on the long-awaited Sha Tin to Central rail link. Watch: Oldest dated inscription from the Song dynasty sheds light ...

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    Excavation at MTR site could help prove Song dynasty's links to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... in the Song-Yuan era." The wells and other historical items were discovered during an archaeological survey of the area around the MTR's new To Kwa Wan station, part of the Sha Tin ... settlements in the area in that period." Independent Hong Kong historian Anthony Chan Tin-kuen says the discoveries offer a plausible explanation for the brothers' story. "When ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Build museum in MTR station, society urges

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Archaeological Society made the suggestion yesterday amid a heated debate over the artefacts and ancient buildings found around the site of the To Kwa Wan station on the Sha Tin-Central link. Members ... to the museum idea. "Even though we carefully preserved the Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb, only 30,000 to 40,000 people visit it each year," he said, referring to relics in Cheung Sha Wan that may ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Should ancient wells stay or go? The experts disagree

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... to pieces for study. Four wells dating back to periods between the Song dynasty and the 1960s and thousands of artefacts have been removed from the site of the Sha Tin-Central link's To Kwa Wan ... and one round, and a collection of relics including a nullah and house structures from the same period remains uncertain. Independent historian Anthony Chan Tin-kuen said it was hard to judge yet ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Doubts cast over whether To Kwa Wan well is from Song or Yuan dynasty

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... say the decision about the find at the site of a station in To Kwa Wan, on the MTR's Sha Tin-Central rail link, was hasty. The key question is whether the well indeed dates back ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Relics found at former Sacred Hill site before MTR's decision to build

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:14am by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... archaeological potential"- just seven months before the MTR Corporation announced it would build a station there. Work on the To Kwa Wan station of the Sha Tin-Central Link has recently been ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Hong Kong's forgotten mining past emerges from the darkness

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Ernest Kao

    ... schoolteacher, recalled how the village was so remote the only way in was by boat to Wu Kai Sha and an hour-long hike up the hill. "If we were lucky, we'd hitch a ride up the hill on a mining ...




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