Helen Lo, Hong Kong's first female judge. Photo: SCMP

‘Sex has nothing to do with it’, said Hong Kong’s first female judge Helen Lo

  • Lo, who specialised in family law, broke through the all-male stronghold when she was appointed to the District Court
  • ‘I don’t find the fact that I am Hongkong’s only woman judge formidable because I have worked in a male dominated field all my life’
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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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