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Museum to tell tale of past, present, future of China

Landmark in Hong Kong expected to represent living embodiment of cultural ties between SAR and mainland, Luo Weiteng reports

Backed by the motherland, rooted in Hong Kong and imbued with a global vision of showcasing the national treasures from Beijing’s Forbidden City, the landmark Hong Kong Palace Museum will take the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region a step closer to the lofty goal of forging a dialogue between Chinese culture and global civilizations, said Louis Ng Chi-wa, the museum’s director.

Construction work on the long-awaited museum has proceeded at a steady pace despite the triple whammy of geopolitical storms, social unrest and the coronavirus pandemic. It will be a fitting tribute to the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland when the museum opens in mid-2022.

Hailed as the first mega project named after the Palace Museum in the nation’s capital, Beijing, the Hong Kong Palace Museum represents the living…

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