20 Years, 20 People: radio broadcaster ‘Uncle Ray’ Cordeiro

20 Years, 20 People: Cantonese teacher Cecilie Gamst

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

20 years, 20 people: Sikh civil servant Gurdev Singh

20 Years, 20 People: radio broadcaster ‘Uncle Ray’ Cordeiro

June 15, 2017

Veteran broadcaster “Uncle Ray” Cordeiro recalled the sadness he felt on the eve of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty.

20 Years, 20 People: Cantonese teacher Cecilie Gamst

June 15, 2017

Norwegian-born Cecilie Gamst Berg has worked as a Cantonese teacher in Hong Kong for over two decades, but fears the future of Hong Kong’s Cantonese heritage is under threat.

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: 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.