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  1. News - Hong Kong - CINEMA

    Fund fails young movie makers, says Hong Kong film community amid calls for overhaul

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... films by Ann Hui On-wah, All About Love and A Simple Life , received HK$80,000 and HK$300,000 respectively to enter the 2011 Venice Film Festival. Wong Kar-wai's My Blueberry Nights ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Andrew Lau: the master multitasker

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... powerless. The Guillotines (which he directs, and Peter Chan Ho-sun produces) will be released on the final Thursday of the year while The Last Tycoon (directed by Wong Jing with Lau as producer ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Film review: $upercapitalist

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... quickly taken under the wings of Quentin Wong (Darren E. Scott), an Eurasian colleague who says things like "Out here, stealth wealth is a must" and "We drink the best, drive the best, [and] when it comes to chicks, we 'do' the best". On a night out on the town with Quentin, Connor meets native Hongkonger Natalie Wong (Vietnamese-American actress Kathy ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Golden age of Hong Kong movies long gone

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Ailing film industry needs financial help from government Last year, Perry Lam wrote a book titled Once A Hero: The Vanishing Hong Kong Cinema. In it he explains why the Hong Kong film industry is in decline. Many of the city's film directors, such as Wong Kar-wai, Andrew Lau Wai-keung and Johnnie To Kei-fung, have turned towards the mainland in order to reach a larger ...

  5. Magazines - Style

    Eleanor Kwok: The cosmetics entrepreneur with a 'can do' attitude

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by EUNICE WONG

    ... Eleanor Kwok Perseverance and dedicated time with her family are vital to the success of one woman, writes Eunice Wong Eleanor Kwok Eleanor Kwok was a trader without a store when her landlord tripled her basement shop's rent in 1989 and she could not afford the rise. But she and husband Simon regrouped, found another suitable shop in Wan Chai and gradually built up ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Stars' baby photos at Hong Kong charity event

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... William Chang Suk-ping. Pianist and educator Connie Wong Oi-yan, who was born with only three functional fingers, performed to show her support for the cause. "My mother suffered from polio when she was pregnant and I was born with malformed fingers," Wong said. "I had to undergo operations from six months to 13 years of age. "My peers laughed at me and I have had ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SECOND SIGHT

    Classic comedy captured spirit of Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... caught up in the misadventures of the Mannix Private Detective Agency presided over by the clueless Joseph Wong (Michael Hui Koon-man), his smarter underling, Lee Kwok-kit (Sam Hui Koon-kit), ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Jail for man who paid lai see bribes for baby formula during shortages

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... of offering HK$800 in lai see, or "lucky money", to three managers at ParknShop and Watsons in Wong Tai Sin during Lunar New Year last year. In his ruling convicting Cheung of four counts ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Hong Kong cartoon character McDull packs mainland cinemas

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... and features Cantonese voiceovers by celebrities like Anthony Wong and Sandra Ng, sees the piglet's former kindergarten fighting for survival. The headmaster is going to lose the rooftop day care ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Play to our strength

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... and praised the work done by coach Shen Jinkang. "He was the one who saw the potential we had in track cycling. He started with Wong Kam-po, who has done really well on the international stage ... Janeiro [in 2016]. Shen still has a vital role to play in her development." Wong, meanwhile, is ready to retire after competing in his fifth Olympics. The 39-year-old came 37th ...




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