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  • Apr 19, 2014
  • Updated: 8:00am


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

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