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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Moving pumping station to Flagstaff House will destroy heritage site

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 01:33pm by KEN BORTHWICK

    ... Ken Borthwick Ken Borthwick says the government is again showing its ignorance of the meaning of heritage conservation with plans to relocate a water station to the site of iconic ... The government and its heritage advisers appear blissfully ignorant of the fact that heritage conservation is also about the site, setting and environment of the historic building. Before the area ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by The Guardian, CHINA DAILY, WASHINGTON POST

    ... the privacy US citizens are sacrificing in the name of security. On the last score, he has succeeded … The slides he released put the meat of real-world detail on the dry bones of the anti-terrorism statutes Congress has passed. … If there is a scandal, it is that a government contractor of Snowden's stature had access to highly classified material. Washington   3. China Daily While US ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nunnery's Unesco nomination makes a mockery

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... international recognition as conservation for posterity. Bewilderingly enough, a Hong Kong nunnery built in the heart of Kowloon 14 years ago has the potential to be our first world heritage site ... deemed worthy of protection by being put on the government's list of 1,440-odd graded buildings. In theory, a world heritage site need not be an ancient monument. The Sydney Opera House ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    It's takes more than a list to preserve our cultural heritage

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and interest in heritage, and helps strengthen our cultural identity and social cohesion. It may even bring economic benefits, as is the case with many Unesco-listed world heritage sites that draw ... SCMP Editorial Heritage list is only the start Finally, Hong Kong's awakening to the need to keep the past alive has been matched with some positive steps. After seven years of stock ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAID

    China goes World Cup crazy despite national team's woeful record

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:48am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Estimated 600 million fans are following the action in Brazil, even though country has qualified to take part only once- in 2002 World Cup fever takes hold despite China ... can't put together 11 players capable of taking on the world's best in the World Cup. But China can still lay claim to the world's largest soccer-loving population, with an estimated ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Is Pok Fu Lam worth naming as heritage site?

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 06:31am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Is Pok Fu Lam Venice of HK? Curiously, a little-known squatter area on Hong Kong Island has landed in a so-called world heritage watch list, along with big names like Venice ... as a step closer to becoming a Unesco heritage site. But the reality is that only two structures inside the village have been classified by the local heritage authorities. The system only gives ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Protect Pok Fu Lam village to preserve cultural heritage

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 05:05am by LETTERS

    ... Protect Pok Fu Lam village to preserve cultural heritage It is difficult for many people, including most Hongkongers, to understand the significance and values of Pok Fu Lam village, ... The village's negative physical appearance is due to government squatter control policies from the 1970s, which give villagers no incentive to improve their properties. According to the World Monuments ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - INVESTMENT

    China’s role in global investment is growing, but the scale remains small

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:59am by Gerard Burg

    ... 24 per cent of global investment in 2012, followed by Japan at 8.8 per cent. In part, the fact that China, the world’s second largest economy, lags slightly behind in terms of foreign ... and energy commodities, it is unsurprising that China’s investment in Australia is focused in these sectors. The Heritage Foundation’s data shows that Australia’s metals sector accounted for around ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Road to Rio: We may have to sell an eye to secure World Cup final tickets

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:21pm by Paul Kay

    ... locals to drag us out of the sand after one adventurous detour. But compared to tracking down tickets for the main event, it is a stroll on Ipanema beach. On ticket-reselling sites like viagogo ...

  10. News - China - Beijing

    Centuries old Beijing temples converted to high-end 'dining clubs'

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 04:03pm by Ernest Kao

    ... reported on Tuesday. The two-hundred-year-old temples were designated as cultural heritage sites in 1984, entitling them to state protection.  Recent on-sight investigations by the bureau ... and operated for profit. The bureau, which administers Beijing’s local cultural heritage sites and museums, said the Songzhu and Zhizhu temples had been occupied by various commercial entities since ...




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