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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MR. SHANGKONG

    Old Shanghai legacy guardian to be remembered for her writing

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 05:18pm by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Shanghai literary icon Cheng Naishan, 67, dies Cheng Naishan, widely considered an icon of Shanghai literature who enjoyed close personal ties with Hong Kong, died on Monday morning in hospital after a long battle with leu ...

  2. Guardians of the earth must be vigilant and outspoken lobbyists

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei After the government proposed a third runway at the Chek Lap Kok airport, Samantha Lee, Worldwide Fund (WWF) Hong Kong's senior marine conservation officer, looked into the possible effects of the project on the surrounding areas. ' ...

  3. Guardians of city's memories

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Conserving historic buildings and turning them into unique and interesting projects is a highly satisfying yet challenging undertaking, says Robin Lee, chief assistant secretary for the Commissioner for Heritage's Office (CHO) under the De ...

  4. Temple 'guardian' battles monastery

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai There are fine golden lines of stitches on a Buddhist monk's robe that have to be removed one by one every time a monk breaks the rules. So what one says while wearing a robe entails heavy responsibility and consequences, monk Sik Hin Fun says. What he says as the so-called guardian of a 70-year-old Tsuen Wan temple is likely to have an especially big impact ...

  5. The coast guardians

    Posted Jan 08th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... Nature lovers are battling to save precious marine life threatened by plans for an artificial beach, writes Joyce Siu Having been up all night patrolling the beach near Lung Mei Village in Tai Po, business student Gilbert Ho Tsz-hin is cold and tired. But ...

  6. Our guardians of copyright don their jackboots again

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I urge any reader who values freedom of information to obtain a copy of the consultation document detailing proposed changes to the legislation governing copyright protection in the digital environment. Presented by the Commerce, Industry and Technology B ...

  7. Democrats hit back at law 'guardians'

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Beijing's criteria for universal suffrage helps Donald Tsang win vote, they say Beijing is doing Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen a political favour by trying to dampen Hong Kong's expectations for universal suffrage, the pan-Democratic camp said yesterday. The lawmakers were speaking a day after Wang Zhenmin, a Basic Law 'guardian', set ...

  8. Historic guardians

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Next time you walk past the HSBC building in Central take a moment to reflect on the two bronze lions, writes Annemarie Evans WITh your back to the Legislative Council Building, face the road towards the HSBC and you will see two bronze lions that are one ...

  9. Basic Law 'guardian' dies at 78

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Wu Jianfan, one of the four so-called 'guardians' of the Basic Law on the mainland, has died at the age of 78 in Beijing, Xinhua reported yesterday. Wu was among ... drafting process. Together with Shao Tianren, Xiao Weiyun and Xu Chongde, he earned himself the title of 'guardian' of the Basic Law. It is understood Wu, who died on Thursday, had been ...

  10. Hidden agenda?

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shortly after Beijing's 'guardians of the Basic Law' issued six points outlining why Hong Kong was not ready for democracy, the central government is checking for 'hidden members' of the Civic Party. What's your view? ...




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