One of the old cannons discovered in Hong Kong waters and which raises questions about heritage policy. Photo: Sam Tsang One of the old cannons discovered in Hong Kong waters and which raises questions about heritage policy. Photo: Sam Tsang
One of the old cannons discovered in Hong Kong waters and which raises questions about heritage policy. Photo: Sam Tsang
STEVEN GALLAGHER
Opinion

Opinion

STEVEN GALLAGHER

Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection

Government needs to identify a working definition of the term ‘cultural heritage’ which could be ‘evidence of the achievements of man which should be passed on to future generations’

One of the old cannons discovered in Hong Kong waters and which raises questions about heritage policy. Photo: Sam Tsang One of the old cannons discovered in Hong Kong waters and which raises questions about heritage policy. Photo: Sam Tsang
One of the old cannons discovered in Hong Kong waters and which raises questions about heritage policy. Photo: Sam Tsang
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