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  1. The lady of the lake

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Victoria Button

    ... counterparts. Mainland authorities decided the ancient town should be repaired in the old style, with the damaged modern buildings demolished. The UN listed Lijiang as a world heritage site the next ... in the 2002 edition of Lonely Planet China guidebook are no longer in evidence, and Han Chinese businessmen have moved in to take advantage of the town's new popularity. No longer the preserve ...

  2. 6b yuan and five years to repair heritage sites and relics

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... them. The list of damaged treasures included a number of World Heritage sites, Xinhua said yesterday. The State Administration of Cultural Heritage estimated it would take five years to repair ... Heritage site, the Dazu Rock Carving in Chongqing, was also seriously damaged. The world famous terracotta warriors in Xian were largely intact, despite cracks in some of the figures. ...

  3. Experts begin tally of damaged heritage sites

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Heritage experts have started assessing the damage suffered by cultural relics in the disaster region- including many world and national heritage sites ... -class heritage sites. Many priceless treasures suffered irreparable damage, a survey by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage has found. The world's oldest flood-control and irrigation ...

  4. Jiangxi mountain range joins ancient Hakka housing on World Heritage List

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Unesco has added Mount Sanqing National Park in Jiangxi province to its World Heritage List, bringing the number of Chinese sites on the international register to 37. The mountain range's inclusion came a day after the World Heritage Committee announced in Quebec City, Canada, that it had added a collection of ancient Hakka houses in Fujian province, known ...

  5. Taiwanese experts keen to help rebuild World Heritage city

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the local colour to avoid erasing the local identity, which was important to both the original residents and tourists keen to learn about the city. Dujiangyan was classified as a World Heritage site ...

  6. Beijing's plan to safeguard Lhasa's heritage

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... world-renowned heritage sites such as the Jokhang Monastery. Leading heritage expert Xie Chensheng cited a Unesco document two years ago that aired concerns about 'uncontrolled urban development ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing has approved a much anticipated urban development plan for Lhasa that includes protection of heritage sites and a limit on its downtown population. ...

  7. 'Premier Wen, you moved China and the world'

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... the country is suffering its most deadly disaster in recent memory,' said Xiong Wenzhao, a professor of politics at the Central University of Nationalities. At www.tudou.com, China's equivalent to YouTube, a video entitled 'Dear Premier Wen, You Moved China and the World' is attracting hundreds of views. On the China Central Television website, people created a forum ...

  8. letters

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it was dismantled. It attracted visitors from all over the world and gave them a lasting impression of Hong Kong. And these heritage sites are not pieces of art; they can also generate income from entrance ... but just to strike a balance with the preservation of heritage sites. Otherwise our original culture will be buried. So, what is a heritage site? In my opinion, it is a site that has historical ...

  9. Twitter texts ready to manage nation's emergency efforts

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... it is held together by wireless internet signals, using social network sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Its abilities were first revealed in September last year, during a calamitous deluge brought ... successfully. When government authorities revealed they lacked the manpower to pack and store relief goods, social network sites and broadcast media sent a stream of volunteers to help. Now things were ...

  10. Kai Tak site ideal for paddlers

    Posted Apr 25th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the hope that a new international regatta centre will be built at Kai Tak, location of Hong Kong's old airport, to supplement existing plans to build a sports hub on the site ... and would be capable of hosting top-class competition including a world championship. 'Sheltered water is a very valuable resource for a water sports centre. We will enclose the facility, which ...




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