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  1. Emperor no garden-variety ruler

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lilly Zhang and Adrian Wan The secrets of Emperor Qianlong's Forbidden City garden will be revealed in Hong Kong today. They form an exhibition- A Lofty Retreat from the Red Dust: The Secret Garden of Emperor Qianlong- that opens at the Hong Kong Museum of Art. It features 93 artefacts from the garden. Also known as the Ningshou Gong Garden, it was created by the ruler ...

  2. Family tried to save garden years ago

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan They told officials in 1998 tycoon's eden should be preserved Family members planning to sell the private garden of late tycoon Lee Iu-cheung to a developer told ... and grandchildren of Lee described Dragon Garden as 'one of the last remaining treasures' and said that to alter it would 'destroy a part of Chinese culture and heritage'. The arguments, ...

  3. Garden of Beasts

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin Garden of Beasts by Jeffrey Deaver Hodder & Stoughton $101 This is a classic action-thriller set in Berlin during the 1936 Olympic Games. Paul Schumann, a German-American living in New York, is a hit man known for his brilliant tactics and for taking only 'righteous' jobs. But when a hit goes wrong and Schumann is caught, he's offered a stark ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hongkongers have shown a spirit of unity and [readiness to] help one another in difficult times Premier Wen Jiabao, in a letter to the residents of Sars-hit Amoy Gardens In Indian culture, we feel that women are also supposed to be taking care of the home Tessy Thomas, project director for India's long-rage missile programme [My visit] comes at a critical moment ...

  5. Mainland firms tap overseas markets

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... include privately-run Greenland Group, Dalian Wanda and Hong Kong-listed Country Garden Holdings. Two weeks ago, China Vanke, the biggest mainland-listed property developer by sales, unveiled ... apartments on offer. To attract buyers it offered free migration consulting services as well scholarships for the buyers' children. Country Garden is developing properties in Serendah ...

  6. History

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... for your final-year project? C: I looked at how the preservation of Tiger Balm Garden reflects the state of heritage preservation in Hong Kong. Most parts of the garden have been demolished, ... but Hong Kong lags far behind Singapore in terms of heritage preservation. Singapore also has a Tiger Balm Garden. Even though the government focuses on economic development, it puts a lot ...

  7. PRIVATE paradise

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... gardens with daybeds, freeform pool and a dining deck with panoramic viewing platform. Eco-friendly yet luxurious in every way, the villas will be managed by award-winning Six Senses Resorts ...

  8. Lifestyle - Travel - ECONOMY

    Tourism landscape continues to evolve

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... seen the exciting development of attractions such as the Integrated Resorts, the Formula One night race and Gardens by the Bay, all of which have contributed to the healthy growth ...

  9. Out Shopping

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bright and summery, there's!the red straw version with blue stripes!(top; HK$40,000). Christian Dior is at Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay, tel: 2920 2888. Flat mates Pedder Red's ...

  10. Revolutionary echoes in Central

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A hidden corner in Central that was a cradle of China's 1911 revolution has been revamped as a historic garden to retell stories of the event. The open ... a symbol of breaking away from the old customs and embracing the new. Upon completion, the garden will be handed over to the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to manage. ...




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