Anthony Lawrence

Ex-BBC journalist Anthony Lawrence wins OBE

Anthony Lawrence gave three decades of service. Photo: David Wong

A former veteran BBC correspondent has been awarded the OBE in recognition of decades of community service to Hong Kong.

Sunday, 6 January, 2013, 4:06am

Lawrence of Asia

Illustration: Emilio Rivera

As the veteran Far East correspondent turns 100, Annemarie Evans looks back on a life less ordinary.

31 Aug 2012 - 7:43pm

Reporter with ear on the ground hears rumbles from mainland

It was when worried residents in Hong Kong started sending food parcels to their mainland relatives that BBC Far East correspondent Anthony Lawrence realised a famine was raging on the mainland in the late 1950s.

Notices had appeared in Hong Kong's food stores that for HK$50 the proprietors would send food parcels to addresses on the mainland. Mr Lawrence rang the post office.

14 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

All well on the radio

THE article 'Time for a retune at Radio 3' (Sunday Morning Post, January 29) started with the premise that Radio 3 has received a barrage of criticism for being too expat and too BBC, and then went on to prove . . . er, well . . . the opposite.

19 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

The station needs more money

AS FAR as I can judge, RTHK does a very good job with the funds at its disposal.

29 Jan 1995 - 12:00am