Dragon boats, familiar faces greet new residents settling in Australia

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Our 1969 Raimondi classmate Wong Yiu Chung 王耀宗 moved to Australia earlier this year to be close to members of his family who have already settled there. In the following article, he writes about new discoveries and old finds as he adjusts to the surroundings. Multicultural and Dragon Boat Festival near Brisbane, Australia. 六月三日是華人的端午節,六月五日在布里斯本市 Brisbane … Continue reading Dragon boats, familiar faces greet new residents settling in Australia

Remembering Fung Ho Lup: our classmate, friend, and luminary

Raimondians from the Class of 1969 were saddened in April to learn of the passing of Fung Ho Lup 馮可立, a fondly remembered classmate who had a distinguished career in social work. Fung was highly regarded for his pioneering campaigns for disadvantaged groups in Hong Kong. He had made his mark in social work from … Continue reading Remembering Fung Ho Lup: our classmate, friend, and luminary

Life After Raimondi: Wong Yiu Chung

After Raimondi College, Wong Yiu Chung 王耀宗 continued his studies and obtained a PhD from Queensland University in Australia. His academic achievements brought him a career as a professor, mostly at Lingnan University where he also served as a top-level administrator. Wong retired in 2017 from full-time work but he has remained an adjunct professor … Continue reading Life After Raimondi: Wong Yiu Chung

Built railway, kept deal to join B.C. with newly formed Canada 150 years ago

In his final year in university, Paul Loong 龍佈樂 had to complete a major research paper to get his degree. He did it by collecting the personal history of Chinese immigrants in Canada. Forty-five years later, he reads the paper again and finds new insights on what it means to be Canadian. This article comes … Continue reading Built railway, kept deal to join B.C. with newly formed Canada 150 years ago

Famous scholar, respected teacher turns out to be classmate’s father

Most of us who were young men in the 1960s and '70s knew his name: 司馬長風 was one of the best-known intellectual figures in Hong Kong. He is fondly remembered by 梁立勳 as an inspiring teacher who guided younger generations to appreciate the splendid literature and culture of China. Forty years after the famous scholar … Continue reading Famous scholar, respected teacher turns out to be classmate’s father

Words in the depth of winter from a Father to a departed Son

In the emptiness of the deepest sorrow Came the gentlest of words, Balms soothing wounded souls Withstanding grievous loss, Enduring unbearable pain. Words from a Father To a Son who departed too soon. Words of bewilderment and longing, Yearning for explanation, Seeking faith, wanting love. Words from a Father To a Son who departed too … Continue reading Words in the depth of winter from a Father to a departed Son