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CUHK law dean drawn into debate over remains of King Richard III

Steven Gallagher has written on legal questions surrounding exhumation before but admits the case involving King Richard III is unusual even for him. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Steven Gallagher, an assistant dean at Chinese University's faculty of law, said he was approached a few weeks ago by one of the groups involved in the tussle over the final resting place for the bones, which were uncovered in Leicester in September last year.

Monday, 8 April, 2013, 8:25am


Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Towards a low-carbon era'. Hong Kong Club.

Monday, October 18: Canadian Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Harmful behaviour in organisations: How to reduce its occurrence and impact'. Kinwick Centre, Central.

British Chamber of Commerce lunch with HRH The Duke of York. Island Shangri-La.

15 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

notes from the dorm

Studying abroad is a great way to gain cultural and social insight into other parts of the world. Just before the end of spring term, my friends and I had a weekend getaway to York, a beautiful walled city in north England that is renowned for its Roman, Viking and medieval heritage.

8 Jun 2010 - 12:00am


Where? Gargyle is in an area of Brooklyn known as Dumbo (an acronym for 'down under the Manhattan bridge overpass'), a beautiful waterfront neighbourhood with cobblestone streets, industrial loft buildings and an expansive view of Manhattan.

The neighbourhood is both home and workplace to many creative types.

27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Angry York lashes out

I am York the super typhoon. I hate Hong Kong because it is so polluted, so I decided to visit one day in September.

When I first arrived in Wan Chai, I was very angry. My anger drove me right towards the buildings, smashing all the windows.

12 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Trees cleared up

Nearly 3,000 of the 4,300 trees blown down in the New Territories by Typhoon York last week have been cleared.

21 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Warnings gather pace as all signals point to day of chaos

Monday 10.45am: Standby signal No 1 hoisted.

Wednesday 10.15am: Strong wind signal No 3 hoisted.

11.44am: Weather forecast 'cloudy with a few squally showers'.

17 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Fare's fair

Illegal over-charging by taxi drivers during Typhoon York has brought back the long-running debate over whether they should be entitled legally to levy a modest surcharge in severe weather conditions.

17 Sep 1999 - 12:00am