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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Yoshiko Yamaguchi, songstress who bridged divide

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Songstress who bridged divide Yoshiko "Shirley" Yamaguchi would have sunk into historical obscurity in Hong Kong and on the mainland except for a classic Canto-pop song. The eponymous hit ballad by Jacky Cheung Hok-yau introduced a generation of Hong Kong people to "Li Hsiang-lan", the Chinese name she used as a renowned actress and singer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1594901/yoshiko-yamaguchi-songstress-who-bridged-divide
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Both Beijing and Anson Chan are talking hogwash over full democracy for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:59am by Alex Lo

    ... the city's fight for full democracy. Both denunciations are hogwash. You can ask the Hong Kong public to vote on anything you like. We do it all the time, over beauty pageants, Canto-pop hits, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1539168/both-beijing-and-anson-chan-are-talking-hogwash-over-full
  3. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong has spoken

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:31am by Jason Y Ng

    ... the crowds. But it didn’t matter, because someone somewhere started playing “Under a Vast Sky” through a megaphone. The song, written by a beloved 80s Cantopop band, speaks of ideals and defiance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1544806/hong-kong-has-spoken
  4. Comment - Blogs - Culture Club

    ‘Local’ should be defined by the values we share, not language

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 07:17pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... I don’t watch TVB drama or listen to the newest Canto-pop releases, but does it mean I’m not local? On the other hand, are you qualified to be a local person if you can master the language ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1530187/local-should-be-defined-values-we-share-not-language
  5. Comment - Blogs

    An honorary degree for Eason Chan is the best marketing campaign for a British university aiming at the Chinese market

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 07:13pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... viral in Hong Kong and across mainland China. Fans were delighted that the Canto-pop star received such high recognition from an overseas institution. Those who aren’t fans of Chan were also happy for him – an honorary doctorate degree carries a much more profound meaning music awards. In some ways it has put Canto-pop back on the world map. In a press release from the university, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1420022/honorary-degree-eason-chan-best-marketing-campaign-british-university
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Opportunities will decide the fate of Hong Kong SMEs

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 06:25pm by JEFFREY LAM

    ... Chun-wah recited the lyrics of a Canto-pop song, Crossroads: "Believe in opportunity, not fate." It reminds me of former financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung's use of lyrics from another Canto-pop classic, Below the Lion Rock, to conclude his maiden budget in 2002. Both recall Hong Kong's tough times in the late 1970s and 1980s. However, the two songs rouse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1440900/opportunities-will-decide-fate-hong-kong-smes
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:25am by STAFF

    ... phone salesman.   Stars come out to help a worthy cause Canto-pop stars Linda Wong, Joyce Lee and Gin Lee take to the stage of the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai tonight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1426244/talking-points
  8. Comment - Blogs

    Anniversary of Anita Mui Yim-fong's death will be a time for reflection

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 12:31pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow December 30 marks the 10th anniversary of Canto-pop queen Anita Mui Yim-fong’s passing. Mui’s old friends, “God of songs” Jacky Cheung Hok-yau and comedian Eric Tsang ... it means to be respectful. After all, it is a memorial of one of Hong Kong’s most beloved Canto-pop icons whose untimely death due to cervical cancer was a traumatic conclusion to 2003, where Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1376730/anniversary-anita-mui-yim-fongs-death-will-be-time-reflection
  9. Comment - Blogs

    Is TVB’s Jade Solid Gold Top Ten awards the blueprint for universal suffrage?

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 09:29pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... tired of these games, and those who could barely sing the right notes became the new stars in the early 2000s, Canto-pop was dying. Few people care about these music award shows in the past five ... Hong Kong showbiz games and ventured into China. The young Canto-pop singer became an overnight singing sensation on the mainland after appearing in mainland reality show I’m A Singer, winning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1410582/tvbs-jade-solid-gold-top-ten-awards-blueprint-universal-suffrage
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by STAFF

    ... tea and dried seafood. The food festival also runs with the 2nd International Wine Festival.   Anita Mui remembered at the Fringe Canto-pop star and actress Anita Mui started performing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1391317/talking-points

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