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Royal Air Force

Prince William's snaps reveal UK defence ministry passwords

British palace officials had to hastily remove several photographs of Prince William from his official website after realising that they showed Ministry of Defence passwords in the background.

Thursday, 22 November, 2012, 4:08am

8 British airmen buried in Malaysia after 67 years

Eight British World War II airmen have been buried with military honours in Malaysia, nearly 70 years after their plane crashed while on a mission in Southeast Asia.

18 Oct 2012 - 11:52am

Baptist University arts students get reprieve

Baptist University arts students battling to continue classes in an east Kowloon heritage building have been allowed to stay for another year.

But there is still uncertainty about the fate of the Academy of Visual Arts campus, as it will be required to resubmit a proposal to retain the use of the site 12 months on.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:16pm

Lack of combat an issue, helicopter pilot says

Colonel Ruan Bing has never strafed an enemy in his heavily-armed military helicopter - not because he can't, but because he just hasn't had the chance.

Despite logging thousands of flight hours over the past decade as a pilot with the Army Aviation 4th Helicopter Regiment in Beijing, Ruan, like so many of his fellow soldiers, has never seen combat.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:49pm

Kevin Sinclair's Hong Kong

A veteran SCMP reporter, Kevin examines the good, bad and ugly sides of life in the city. E-mail him at kevin.sinclair@scmp.com

From the tarmac at Chek Lap Kok, Brian Butt Yiu-ming casts his eyes onto the rearing peaks of Lantau and his saddest memories.

21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Raf Simons

Who started it?

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Messing with art

Baptist University gives outsiders a glimpse of the city's first visual arts academy, a renovated Royal Air Force officers' mess built in the 1930s.

6 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Women in race to be flying aces

Hong Kong may get its second female government pilot later this year after 620 women applied to join the Government Flying Service in its latest recruitment drive.

25 Apr 2005 - 12:00am