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  1. Olympics effect sees heritage fees climb

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Entrance prices for six main attractions in Beijing will soar to pay for upgrades Ticket prices at six of Beijing's world heritage sites will soar next year as park managers ... became a world heritage site in 1990. Nie Youyi, who works at the Ming tombs, said heritage listing had dealt a blow to the attraction's finances. 'Since the site's inclusion ...

  2. Importance of heritage top lesson of trip

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... these photos while being surrounded by them. With this exhibition we want to raise people's awareness of the importance of preserving architectural heritage. It's very common in China ... although these sites are preserved, they are also getting highly commercialised. Have we really achieved the purpose of preserving our cultural heritage? This is something we should think about. ...

  3. Masterplanners consider heritage and environmental impact

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... concerned and vocal about the potential impact on the environment, heritage sites and the community. These issues present a challenge to Pearl Hui, Aecom's senior masterplanner, whose job ... plans,' she says. Hui visits the site and conducts baseline research before making a plan. The site may be undeveloped land or an area of redevelopment. 'I have to understand the site ...

  4. Heritage zones in Paracels to Protect relics

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been searching for and studying cultural relics in the South China Sea since 1996. And they have collected 20,000 relics and located 122 underwater cultural relic sites. Beijing declared ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Heritage protection zones will be set up along the reefs of the Paracel Islands, Hainan's provincial government said yesterday. The move follows ...

  5. Cultural heritage a high priority

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... companies such as Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, which has performed worldwide to critical acclaim. Promoting this rich cultural heritage- traditional and modern- on a worldwide stage has become a high ... goes to the heart of Taiwan's so-called 'soft-power strategy' that aims to elevate the international profile of the island, which remains diplomatically isolated on the world ...


    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is a buzzing 'world city' and global financial centre, but it also has an interesting cultural heritage tucked away between the skyscrapers. Here are some venues offering an insight into its past. ...

  7. New World China to expand in mainland

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in the next financial year will increase to one million to 1.2 million square metres,' New World Development said. New World China last year acquired four sites in four second-tier cities ... Yvonne Liu New World China, the mainland property arm of New World Development, plans to more than double the size of completed projects in the mainland in two years to benefit from rising ...

  8. Hong Kong is the best city to live in, new ranking system finds

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei Wei.lo@scmp.com Hong Kong is the world's best city to live in, edging out Amsterdam and Osaka, according to a new ranking method that has won a competition among systems ... for cities. The winning entry, by Italian architect Filippo Lovato, relied heavily on the internet- Google Earth and the OpenStreetMap site- to measure the 'spatial characteristics' ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to fetch between HK$979 million and HK$1.03 billion, or HK$3,800 to HK$4,000 per buildable square foot, according to five surveyors and analysts polled by the South China Morning Post. A site ... to 2010 was director of Unesco's International Institute for Educational Planning in Paris. Tenders close for New Territories land Tenders for two residential sites in the New Territories ...

  10. Lifestyle International wins bid for Shanghai site

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Lifestyle International, one of Hong Kong's largest department store operators, was yesterday awarded a commercial site in Shanghai after a winning 2.467 billion yuan (HK$3.02 billion) bid in a government tender. The site in Zhabei district, north of the centre, is 50,154 square metres, and could be developed into a commercial project ...




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