The Antiquities Advisory Board yesterday refused to consider an interpretation of a law which could have saved Ho Tung Gardens.Tuesday, 18 December, 2012, 3:27am
A man failed to win compensation for upsets to his life caused by renovation noise in a neighbouring flat after a tribunal ruled noise is an inevitable part of Hong Kong life. Retired archaeologist William Meacham had sought HK$26,500 from Fortune Founder, owner of the flat, to cover rent for another flat and travel costs.14 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
A night owl has failed to get compensation for the disturbance from renovations in a neighbouring flat after a tribunal ruled that noise is accepted as an inevitable part of modern Hong Kong life.
Retired archaeologist William Meacham had sought HK$26,500 from Fortune Founder, owner of a flat three floors below his.14 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
A night owl who trades in the US stock market in the evening is suing the owner of a neighbouring Happy Valley flat for the noise from daytime renovations.30 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
The Antiquities Advisory Board is something of a relic itself, being perhaps the worst surviving example of the colonial government's old manipulate-and-control 'advisory' system. Ever since it was established in 1976, the board has lurched from one bungle to the next.3 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
Major archaeological sites in Hong Kong have been destroyed because of improper monitoring by the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO), leading archaeologists claim.17 Mar 2002 - 12:00am