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  • Dec 21, 2014
  • Updated: 12:42am

Diana, Princess of Wales

Turns out Mr Right was there all along

Chris Wu was listening intently to the lecturer when Diana Yuen leaned over and tapped him on the shoulder to strike up a conversation. For Chris, it was love at first sight.

Saturday, 28 July, 2012, 12:00am

The king of hearts

The genial heart surgeon wanders through the shell of a two-storey building and stops in the doorway of a stark rectangular first-floor room. Cooking pots, rubble and workmen's clothes litter the floor; bare windows stare out across dirt tracks and arid farmland.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Shots at fame

It is obvious from the photographs in the Dior Couture book, that Patrick Demarchelier loves taking pictures of beautiful women - yet his career came by accident, he says. His stepfather gave him his first camera when he was a teenager. Raised in Le Havre in northern France, he had a modest upbringing but the camera changed the course of his life. 'I took portraits of my friends.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Princess Diana was loved across the world and I look forward to rising to the challenge of playing her on screen.

Australian actress Naomi Watts

Protection of universal rights is the best way to promote innovation, prosperity and stability in all countries, including China

US Vice-President Joe Biden

11 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Love is even sweeter second time around

Diana Yen and Albert Wong's college romance didn't work out 10 years ago, but when they met again they realised love had never deserted them.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Love it or loathe it, royal wedding hard to ignore

The wedding today of Britain's future king and queen, Prince William and his long-time girlfriend, Kate Middleton, is impossible to escape. For weeks the media, this newspaper included, has been detailing every facet of their lives and the state, shape and nature of the world's best-known and most-watched royal family.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

The object of Diana's desire

The setting - a dusty, backward garrison town in eastern Pakistan - is a world away from the glamour of Kensington Palace. And the man sitting here is about as far removed as you could possibly imagine from anyone's idea of lover to the world's most famous woman.

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

The story without an ending

This week Princess Diana by Cherry Gilchrist

Princess Diana was killed in a car crash in 1997. She was with her boyfriend, Dodi Al Fayed, the son of the owner of Harrods, the famous London shop.

6 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Have your say

Don't uproot trees without reason

I'm writing in response to the article 'Outrage at tree felling to make way for park' (SCMP, August 25).

I strongly disagree with the idea of cutting down trees just to plant more trees to build a park since it's harmful to the environment.

7 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Have your say

People should make their own decisions

I believe that everybody should have the right to make their own decisions.

Many adults don't feel that teenagers know enough to make their own decisions.

But I think it's important for young people to make their own decisions.

If we make a good decision, we will feel like we've achieved something.

6 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Diana - The Last Word

Diana - The Last Word

by Simone Simmons and Ingrid Seward

Orion, $165

14 Aug 2005 - 12:00am


Akihisa Yukawa was a managing director of Sumitomo Bank when he died at the age of 56 on June 12, 1985.

His body was discovered some distance from the wreckage of the plane, and on previous visits his family has left personal mementoes at the site: a bottle of his favourite whisky, a small Union Jack flag and the cover of his daughter Diana's first CD.

12 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

A tribute to Diana

The death of Princess Diana in the late summer of 1997 shocked the world, and sparked an unprecedented outpouring of grief from state leaders and millions of ordinary people. To mark the seventh anniversary of her death on August 31, a new book, Diana, The Portrait, has been released as a tribute to her life and tireless charity work.

5 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Postal treat for prince

Britain's Prince William will get a treat on his 18th birthday in June when letter writers in Jersey, Channel Islands, line up to lick the back of his head.

On a stamp, of course.

15 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Di's dresses

Diana and her dresses were conspicuously absent from a reunion at an earthly paradise last week. Her school friends, including some of her cousins, had gathered to say farewell to our wonderful headmistress at our school in Norfolk, England.

10 Mar 2000 - 12:00am