Friday, August 22, 2014   

Wall proposed around ancient well
(05-15 18:43)

The MTR Corporation has proposed building a protective wall around an ancient well that has been discovered at a construction site, so it can resume tunnel boring works for its long-delayed Shatin-to-Central Link.
Experts believe the well dates back to the Song Dynasty around 900 years ago.
The railway made the proposal at a special meeting of the Antiquities Advisory Board.
But it said it was not known how this preservation work will affect the rail link's cost and completion date.
A conservation group, Sacred Hill Monument Concern Group, said it was unhappy with the proposal, and said it wants the Corporation to stop all construction work immediately. --RTHK   
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