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Order of the British Empire

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

Sir Donald Tsang tops honours

Financial Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen becomes a knight in today's Queen's Birthday Honours list, which features many of Governor Chris Patten's most public supporters.

Also knighted are Executive Councillor Jimmy McGregor and flamboyant tycoon Gordon Wu Ying-sheung.

14 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Professor Fang rewarded with knighthood

Distinguished surgeon Professor Harry Fang Sin-yang is awarded a knighthood in today's Queen's Birthday Honours - the penultimate such honours for the territory.

Professor Fang, the uncle of Chief Secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang, is medical superintendent of St Paul's Hospital in Causeway Bay.

15 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Hospital professor knighted

Surgeon Professor Harry Fang Sin-yang, the uncle of Chief Secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang, has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

In the penultimate such honours for the territory, the medical superintendent of St Paul's Hospital in Causeway Bay was the only Hong Kong recipient of a knighthood.

15 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

John Chan tops Honours List

THE Queen's Birthday Honours List announced today is a disappointing affair, with the highest awards for Hongkong people named locally or in the United Kingdom being CBEs.

One of the new Commanders of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire was former Secretary for Education and Manpower, John Chan Cho-chak, a high-flyer who suddenly retired recently at the age of 50.

12 Jun 1993 - 12:00am