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  1. Canto-pop celebration

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai Get A Life: Eason Chan Live in Hong Kong, is a live recording of songs from the singer's sold-out concert series in February. It's evidence of the Canto-pop ... and Lin Xi. Since entering show business in 1995, Chan has focused on improving his vocal talent. His dedication has paid off. Given the poor quality of the current crop of Canto-pop singers- ...

  2. Tse goes against Canto-pop grain

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Defying stereotypical bubble-gum Canto-pop, up-and-coming singer Kay Tse On-kay will sing about Filipino domestic helpers and speeding overnight public light buses on her new ... tracks about the local slimming culture and gossip magazines. There's also a song about refusing to be a typical Canto-pop singer who croons karaoke-oriented tunes. The pianist (right), who ...

  3. Re-trial of Canto-pop star?s father begins

    Posted Sep 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.25pm: The re-trial of Chan Kau-tai? the father of Canto-pop singer Eason Chan Yik-shun? started on Tuesday in the Court of First Instance. Chan, a former chief building services engineer of the Housing Department, faces 10 counts of accepting an advantage as a public servant. The prosecution alleged Chan received more than HK$3 million from contractors ...

  4. Canto-pop king admits he stole HK$25m

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Promoter used accounts of listed firms under his control to conceal payments Impresario Abba Chan Tat-chee, famed as the father of Canto-pop concerts, yesterday admitted stealing HK$25 million from two listed companies he chaired. Chan, 59, also known as 'Uncle Ba', pleaded guilty in the District Court to six charges of money laundering, conspiracy ...

  5. Canto-pop satire fails to land coup de grace

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui The Heavenly Kings Director: Daniel Wu Yin-cho With teasers describing it as an 'acidic' lampooning of the Canto-pop machine, The Heavenly Kings has a lot to live up to. And it's even harder when the storyteller is someone from within the beast. Positing his directorial debut as a mix of fiction and documentary about the trials and tribulations ...

  6. Rumjahn gets a peace of the action

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Katie Lau

    ... Katie Lau Composer Mahmood Rumjahn returns to the stage to sing for peace after a long absence from the Canto-pop scene. Better known as Lam Mo-tak, the Chinese-Pakistani hit-maker wrote ... (left) said of the song, which will be sung in English, a language that he has been passionate about teaching during the past six years. He said Canto-pop has lost the appeal it enjoyed ...

  7. Riot act

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... government officials to a Canto-pop singer (think Sam Hui Koon-kit in falsetto) and naive university student to a vengeful ghost, he won big laughs and quickly gained a following. Elly Yeung Ngai-ni, ... Chan's roles,' she says. 'He can handle a variety of characters and is a really good singer. The Canto-pop medley he sang in West Kowloon Side Story was amazing.' Much ...


    Posted Oct 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A Night to Remember The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra teams up with Canto-pop singer and composer Chris Wong Hoi-kun in a performance of his greatest hits. Today, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK$100-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 ...

  9. Variety Show 2006- SACOND

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unicef Young Envoys Club presents a variety show to raise awareness of child trafficking under the theme 'saving a child only needs a second' (SACOND), with Canto-pop artists including Ivana Wong Yuen-chi (above). Today, 7.30pm-10pm, Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, HK$80-$180. Inquiries: 2338 5151 or unicef.org.hk ...

  10. shame game

    Posted Aug 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... boyfriend- Canto-pop superstar Leon Lai Ming- in his home Leon Lai approaches the Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild, which issues statements strongly condemning publication of the photos ...




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