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Hong Kong’s historic saltpans receive heritage award

BANGKOK (SE): The historic saltpans on Yim Tin Tsai Island off the coast of Sai Kung have been listed in the 2015 Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards by UNESCO (United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture).

The conservation work carried out on the saltpans to restore them to functioning condition was coordinated by members of the Chan family, who are descendants of early residents of the island.

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