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Moving pumping station to Flagstaff House will destroy heritage site

Only a few years after permitting the destruction of the site, setting, landscape and meaning of the former marine police headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui, the government is planning another outrage for a monument.

17 Jun 2014 - 3:59AM

Only a few years after permitting the destruction of the site, setting, landscape and meaning of the former marine police headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui, the government is planning another outrage for a monument.

Moving pumping station to Flagstaff House will destroy heritage site
We must not destroy our heritage because of bad policy
Hong Kong's heritage still vanishing

Government action seems directed to aiding and abetting the destruction of Hong Kong's heritage and environment, where the laws for the protection of heritage buildings are outdated and protection of heritage areas is non-existent. In this respect, we are woefully out of date compared with Singapore.

19 Sep 2013 - 8:17AM

Government action seems directed to aiding and abetting the destruction of Hong Kong's heritage and environment, where the laws for the protection of heritage buildings are outdated and protection of heritage areas is non-existent. In this respect, we are woefully out of date compared with Singapore.

Hong Kong's heritage still vanishing