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  1. Cultural heritage at risk as cash trumps conservation

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to get natural and cultural heritage spots into the queue of applications for world-heritage listing with Unesco, the UN body that promotes culture. China has more than 100 heritage sites ... , and the flats have sold well because the site is in a prime location. The local heritage department opposed the project but it went ahead thanks to the support of more powerful departments. In Ezhou, ...

  2. Grading system leaves historic site to decay

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... and mall called Heritage 1881, where the original landscape, an important 'associated element' of the site, was not protected by the grading and was completely changed. The board planned ... Ko Tim-keung, an expert in military sites and battlefields in Hong Kong, said of the hospital: 'It is part of Hong Kong history of the first world war period, and it was used for wounded ...

  3. Lessons on the past

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of case studies and extensive field trips. The programme comprises 16 core courses, with four courses being field studies to various locations, which are either World Heritage sites or important local heritage zones in various places in China, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. During these field trips, students work with local government agencies, universities, NGOs and conservation ...

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    HK$700,000 raised at auction to preserve art school site

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Students spearheading a drive to preserve an arts academy at a Kai Tak heritage building have promised to set up a fund to keep the campus with the HK$700,000 raised from an auction ... The grade-one historic site was temporarily leased to the university when the academy was inaugurated in 2005, taking in 40 students. Should the campaign be unsuccessful, remaining funds will be donated ...

  5. US art school using heritage site falls short of enrolment target

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com An American art school that took over a Hong Kong heritage site in Sham Shui Po as its campus has enrolled only 141 students in its first year, fewer than half ... of the Antiquities Advisory Board, said the government should be more transparent about the arts college, the first completed project under a heritage plan which covers five other sites. 'As the first ...

  6. Central School site views gauged

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The commissioner for heritage says the government will keep an open mind about the future of the Central School site in Hollywood Road. Jack Chan Jick-chi was speaking ... Chan said the government welcomed all views. 'So far there is no concrete plan yet for the future of the site, we are open to all views,' he said. The Heritage Department will report ...

  7. More incentives sought to save privately owned heritage sites

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... on the sites. Seventy per cent of graded buildings are privately owned. The government has talked of a heritage trust to acquire private sites or to compensate owners for not tearing them down, ... Joyce Ng The government should give more incentives to owners of graded historic sites to prevent the King Yin Lei saga happening again, an Antiquities Advisory Board member said. Ng ...

  8. Proud heritage still in the best of company

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... studied in Britain last year compared with 1,550 in the United States, making Britain the top place to study. 'The main benefits are access to well-recognised universities with world ... Few countries can match Britain's academic standing in the world, and Britain offers one very significant advantage over its rival across the Atlantic: master's courses are achieved ...

  9. How stereotypes of the world differ

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are brought up. For example, an American of European heritage may have a very different idea of China compared to a China-born Chinese person. Young Post conducted a little experiment over the past few weeks to find out more. We gave a blank world map to students of different backgrounds. Then, we told them to write down the stereotypes they hold for every place on the map. The students ...

  10. Look at the bigger heritage picture

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the city's heritage sites have not been given the protection they deserve. Government Hill is the first to be graded as an architectural ensemble by the board's expert panel. It is baffling ... complex deserves the top heritage grading for better conservation. The proposal, if endorsed by the Antiquities Advisory Board next month, is likely to give the incoming chief executive a new ...




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