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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Tradition or tourist spectacle? Safeguarding Hong Kong's culture comes at a price

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Vivienne Chow

    ... fishermen's laments traditionally sung for families at weddings and funerals to honour dead relatives should not become paid shows for tourists as that would be disrespectful, he said. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Four historic buildings set for new lease on life

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 04:46am by Olga Wong

    ... wedding ceremonies, and 10 rooms in the mansion would be available for visiting families- instead of for holding exhibitions on wedding culture, as in his last proposal. In the new preliminary ... As the project would be financed by the wedding business, families visiting the mansion would be asked to suggest a price according to their income level, those living on government subsidies could stay ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Government adds strings to historic buildings available for revitalisation

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 04:02am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... buildings- is back out for tender with extra strings attached after the committee rejected plans to turn the mansion into an ink museum and a venue for wedding ceremonies. "The rules may seem ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Hong Kong public to be given a say on future use of King Ying Lei mansion

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... they would like the building to be used as a museum of Chinese ink art or a wedding museum and venue. Their views will be considered by a government vetting committee, headed by executive councillor ... the mansion's swimming pool into a transparent wedding hall. Both groups have engaged conservation architects. Professor Ho Puay-peng from Chinese University, an architect involved in saving the defaced ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Yung Kee founder's son Peter Kam preaches harmony

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with the offspring of two of his father's wives. He flew back to town for a nephew's wedding at the weekend, and yesterday he was joined by about 40 of his extended family members for a special ... the celebrations market. Its lavishly decorated grand halls were popular venues for wedding ceremonies, birthday bashes and family gatherings. "We had customers who came every day and brought even ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Former resident of King Yin Lei separates fact from fiction

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... It is generally known that King Yin Lei was used to shoot a Hollywood film- Soldier of Fortune starring Clark Gable- and a local TV drama. But, contrary to many reports, the mansion was not a wedding gift ... was not a daughter of the late tycoon Li Po-chun, as some publicity literature says. "It's not true the mansion was a wedding gift from the tycoon to my aunt. They are not related at all," he ...



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