Princess Anne, on board the government yacht Lady Maurine, in Hong Kong, in October 1971. Photo: SCMP

Princess Anne’s one worry about her first trip to Hong Kong: ‘rich and exotic Oriental food’

  • The queen’s ‘tall, blonde, 21-year-old daughter likes her food simple and straightforward’, her friends said
  • But the royal needn’t have been concerned, and left with ‘the wonderful memory, above all else, of a happy and friendly people’
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Princess Anne, on board the government yacht Lady Maurine, in Hong Kong, in October 1971. Photo: SCMP
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The Supreme Court building, in Hong Kong, in 1978. Photo: SCMP

When Hong Kong’s Legislative Council got a new home in the old Supreme Court building

  • Designed by the architects behind Buckingham Palace facade, the Supreme Court building opened in 1912
  • After it was vacated by the judiciary, the new Legislative Council Chamber was opened in 1985
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The Supreme Court building, in Hong Kong, in 1978. Photo: SCMP
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