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  1. Ailing Canto-pop urged to reach out across border

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong record companies have been urged to better promote Canto-pop across the border, in the face of the increasing presence on their home turf of mainland and Taiwanese stars. Desmond ... he said. Collaboration with mainland singers could work well. Hong Kong's lack of new talent was one of the main reasons for the widely perceived declining influence of Canto-pop, Mr Lee ...

  2. Former greats of Canto-pop stamp their soul on Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 18th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly If there was ever any doubt pop stars like Anita Mui Yim-fong and Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing had left their mark on Hong Kong, it has been swept away by the postmaster-general issuing commemorative stamps to honour some late, great Canto-pop idols. The stamps, entitled 'Hong Kong Pop Singers', will be issued on November 8, the first time Hongkong Post has ...

  3. Canto-pop promoter arrested in swoop by ICAC

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Three offices raided, 22 people held in probe into alleged $100 million fraud at two listed companies The father of Canto-pop music concerts, Abba Chan Tat-chee, was among 22 people arrested yesterday for allegedly misappropriating $100 million from two second-line listed companies. Mr Chan, widely known as 'Uncle Ba', is chairman of one of the companies, ...

  4. Top tips from Canto-pop star

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the problems encountered by students and to offer them some positive advice,' said Fong. 'I hope my experiences will help them.' The 25-year-old Canto-pop star described himself ...

  5. Comeback gift tickles the Canto-pop king

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung What do you give a singer to celebrate his comeback? Metro Radio thought giving Eason Chan Yik-shun a kiddie microphone set was a good idea. At a press conference, the Canto-pop king, who took a year off from singing, announced details of his first post-break concert, to take place on March 27. But it's tough luck for fans wanting to see their idol's ...

  6. Canto-pop star to hit mainland

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Singer Joey Yung Cho-yee is shifting her sights to the mainland, kicking off with a concert in Guangzhou next Friday. Yung, 24, named the most popular female singer in a number of Hong Kong music awards earlier this year, said the time had co ...

  7. My lucky star

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Cheung

    ... production, Ho Sai Kai, and in September, teams up with W Theatre again for a show with Canto-pop star Denise Ho Wan-sze. Not bad for a freelancer trying to make a living in a profession notorious ...

  8. Message of James Wong to be spread in English

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The doctoral thesis of the late legendary lyricist James Wong Jim on the history of Canto-pop will be translated into English in a bid to reach a wider audience. A group of Open University translation majors will take up the work on The Rise and Fall of Canto-pop: A Study of Hong Kong Popular Music (1949-1997). They expect to complete the translation in one to two ...

  9. On the grape vine

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Canto-pop star Sammi Cheng Sau-man (above) has been admitted to Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital in Happy Valley. According to an Eight Weekly report, the 32-year-old star was earlier ... being followed by the paparazzi. Sit's manager said she was not aware of the artiste having any new lover. Canto-pop star Leon Lai Ming is said to have bought a Mini Cooper S to cheer up ...

  10. Local indie bands soothe the soul

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... Canto-pop. ...




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