Royal Commonwealth Society, Hong Kong Branch, deeply regrets the passing of Mrs Ophelia Cheung Macpherson on 25 November 2017. Ophelia was Chairman of RCS from 1992 to 1995 and gave the Society all her support and enthusiasm. Ophelia became an Administrative Officer in the HK Government in 1969 and was appointed first Executive Director of […]
Applications are now open for the 2018 ACU Summer School, hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong on the theme of ‘Designing and Creating Sustainable Communities’. Students from ACU member universities (https://www.acu.ac.uk/membership/acu-members/) have access to bursaries and a discounted registration rate, and applications close on 14 January 2018. Taking place from 1-9 July 2018, […]
On 14 December, RCS, HK Branch held its annual Christmas Party at the Blue Room of the Helena May. With traditional fare such as mince pies and mulled wine, carols were sung by the choir of Caius College, Cambridge.
Dinner at Harilela Mansion at 7:30pm, open to RCS members in 2018 only. Register here (You may register for 2018 Membership here)
Royal Commonwealth Society, Hong Kong Branch, organized a charity concert on 9 November at the official residence of the Canadian Consul-General. Operatic bass, Dr Derek Anthony, performed a medley of songs and $40,000 was raised to fund a choral scholarship at the Academy for Performing arts to help train a local singer.
Our RCS Forum: Brexit, a Commonwealth Opportunity held at the Hong Kong Club on 3 November was a great success. Attended by around 80 people, the keynote address was given by the Rt. Hon. Lord Howell of Guildford (Chairman of the House of Lords International Relations Committee and President, RCS, London) followed by a Panel […]
On 18 October 2017, around 60 fellows and guests enjoyed a Musical Evening in the Hong Kong Club with Neville Sarony, barrister, author and son of legendary variety artist, Leslie Sarony, including songs from the first British musical, Show Boat.
52 Member countries. 2.4 billion citizens. Towards a common future. Find out more about the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) hosted by the UK next April: www.chogm2018.org.uk #Commonwealth
BREXIT, a Commonwealth Opportunity? BREXIT Forum at 4pm on 3 Nov, please save the day! Register online BREXIT, A COMMONWEALTH OPPORTUNITY? Could the Commonwealth become a powerful economic force in the world once again? How might Hong Kong benefit as an ‘associate’ member and how would China likely react to a new economic force? […]
Readings from his books…… Drinks and snacks will be served, members only. Register here (MEMBERS ONLY)