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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Kai Tak transport woes make it a whine festival

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... because of the Occupy protests. Some 180,000 visitors had passed through the gates by last night- beating the total of 140,000 for the event last year, the Tourism Board said. But distributor Bill ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Warning- handle heritage with care: Government warned treasures could be lost

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 02:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... as an example. "It is now a tourism event. But what does it mean to locals?" Cheung Chau fisherman Lai Tai-sing said he now shied away from the huge crowds that flocked to the island ... possibilities for cultural tourism, targeting not only foreign or mainland tourists, but also Hongkongers. She added that while the tourism industry had increasingly embraced cultural heritage, more ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time to rethink the vision for West Kowloon?

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

    ... tourism. Promoting culture was a secondary consideration. The plan for just one venue was expanded into a plan for an arts district. In 2001, the government said the project's objective ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hands off our bun symbol, say Cheung Chau festival organisers

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 03:26am by Ada Lee

    ... despite an application from a private company to register the symbol. "We didn't register it because we wanted it to be used by many people to boost tourism on the island," ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Dragons, dancing lions and a great big party

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:17am by Ernest Kao

    ... chairman, Tang Yau-choi, said the event aimed to cultivate community interest in Chinese culture and support for tourism in what was once seen as an old and gritty neighbourhood. "We are trying ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Festival wine has an added Tang

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:24am by DANNY LEE

    ... Mason Hung Chung-hing, director of event and product development at the Tourism Board, said this year's festival would be the best yet. "In terms of promoting tourism, it brings ...

  7. News - China - CULTURE

    Palace Museum to expand with new institute and restoration centre

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... million this year, and hopefully get it down to 14 million next year," the Times quoted Shan as saying. "For the next two years, our goal is to expand the tourism area to 65 per cent ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong's architectural heritage conservation is praised

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... to be named. Li said yesterday that the mainland should not make the same "mistake" as in the old town of Lijiang, in Yunnan, where tourism was unrestricted after the town was named a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1997. Many former residents of the ancient town had to move away due to rising living costs, only to be replaced by more tourism establishments. Yesterday's symposium ...

  9. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    Lost in Thailand sequel to be shot in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 10:25am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Will comedy sequel lure even more tourists from China? China's highest grossing film of 2012, which sparked a tourism boom in Thailand, will have a sequel made in Hong Kong,  reported China’s Beijing News. According to a document released by China’s top motion pictures regulator, later retrieved by the Chinese media, the application to produce ...

  10. News - China - CULTURE

    Japanese museum returns mahjong sets to China

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... leisure tourism and mahjong equipment." The West China City Daily reported that the museum previously intended to hold an auction in Beijing, with an opening bid of about 120 million yuan ...




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