20 years, 20 people: former Gurkha sergeant Tim I. Gurung

20 years, 20 people: banknote designer Tang Xinyu

20 years, 20 people: Sikh civil servant Gurdev Singh

Hong Kong’s new cabinet filled with plenty of familiar faces

20 years, 20 people: former Gurkha sergeant Tim I. Gurung

June 15, 2017

Tim I. Gurung served in Hong Kong’s Gurkha regiment, a specialist unit entrusted with border patrol and defence of the city during the colonial-era. He spoke to SCMP at the old training barracks for the Gurkhas, which are now taken over by the PLA.

20 years, 20 people: banknote designer Tang Xinyu

June 15, 2017

In 1994, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), allowed the Bank of China to issue notes. Tang Xinyu, a banknote designer, reflects on the issue of Hong Kong banknotes by the Bank of China.

20 years, 20 people: Sikh civil servant Gurdev Singh

June 14, 2017

Gurdev Singh served as a civil servant during Hong Kong’s colonial-era as well as in its post-handover years. He spoke to SCMP about how Hong Kong’s Sikh community was affected by the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty.

Hong Kong’s new cabinet filled with plenty of familiar faces

June 21, 2017

Chief executive-elect Carrie Lam has settled for a safe slate of mostly incumbents and promotees from within the current administration.

The team will assume office on July 1.

(Photo: SCMP’s Sam Tsang)