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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Canto-pop star Denise Ho vows to fight on for democracy despite mainland backlash

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 04:19pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... on Harcourt Road in Admiralty. For more than a month, the Canto-pop singer and celebrity has joined students camped outside government headquarters to call for an open election of Hong Kong’s next ... now to be with the students and the public.” Ho’s path echoes that of her mentor, the late Canto-pop queen Anita Mui Yim-fong. In 1989, Mui called on Hong Kong celebrities to support students’ ...

  2. MJ credited with shaping Canto-pop

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow and Vidya Viswanathan Hong Kong fans and the music industry mourned the death of Michael Jackson, crediting the late King of Pop's phenomenal musical influence with shaping the city's Canto-pop scene. Many local singers grieved over the death of their beloved idol. Aaron Kwok Fu-shing, whose dance moves and stage flair were said to have been deeply ...

  3. Father arrives for trial of Canto-pop singer

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow, Phyllis Tsang and Clara Mak The father and manager of Canto-pop singer Jill Vidal, who will face drug charges at Tokyo District Court tomorrow, arrived in the Japanese capital early yesterday to visit her and prepare for the trial. Vidal's father, Joey Vidal, met his daughter for the time since February 24, when she and fellow singer Kelvin Kwan Chor-yiu ...

  4. Wedding bells ring for Canto-pop sweetheart and her wayward man

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Canto-pop sweetheart Vivian Chow Wai-man tied the knot with her long-term boyfriend, author Joe Nieh, at a low-key home wedding yesterday- a month after he was caught kissing 21-year-old City University student Miffty Zhang. Three photos depicting Chow in a simple wedding dress and Nieh in a black suit were sent to the media in the early evening, accompanied by a brief ...

  5. Kelly Chen weds long-time love in lavish ceremony worthy of a Canto-pop dream

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Canto-pop star Kelly Chen Wai-lam tied the knot yesterday with her long-time boyfriend, businessman Alex Lau Kin-ho, at an extravagant multimillion-dollar wedding yesterday at the InterContinental hotel. The singer-actress and her entourage, including manager Claudie Chung Chun and 10 bridesmaids, arrived at the Tsim Sha Tsui hotel in Salisbury Road at about 1pm, where more than 200 ...

  6. God of Canto-pop Sam Hui plans second - and third - coming

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Fans who could not get a ticket for Sam Hui Koon-kit's 10 comeback concerts next month should not be disappointed, as the 'God' of Canto-pop is likely to return to the stage ... On Monday morning, Hui went to the Coliseum and met 300 fans lined up to buy tickets and sang to thank them for their support. Dubbed the 'God' of Canto-pop, Hui was born in 1948 ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... in the north,' 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 ...

  8. Canto-pop looks to the Net for survival

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The latest Canto-pop hits will be available for legal downloading from the internet next year, if the local music industry has its way. The industry hopes to launch Hong Kong's first legal download site within six months, charging fans up to $8 a song. 'There are too many illegal downloading websites and we hope to have a legal one operating as soon ...

  9. Deaths mark passing of golden era

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, Anita Mui Yim-fong and lyricist Richard Lam Tsun-keung. The year before, Canto-pop godfather Roman Tam Pak-sin lost a two-year battle with liver cancer. Despite the loss of talent, veteran music critic Fung Lai-chi remained optimistic about the future of Canto-pop. 'No doubt they represented the golden era of Canto-pop, but at the same time we have to accept ...

  10. Lyricists plan musical tribute to James Wong

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the 1970s, Calvin Poon Yuen-leung, a prominent lyricist of the 1980s, and Lin Xi, who has dominated Canto-pop songwriting since the 1990s, were asked by Wong's music partner, composer Joseph Koo ... Taiwan and the mainland voting for their favourite song by Wong. Under the Lion Rock, composed by Mr Koo and sung by late Canto-pop godfather Tam, topped the list with 18 per cent of votes. ...




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