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  1. King of satire, defender of the truth

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Publications Association, as well as a qualified wushu judge and a founder of the Hong Kong Screenwriters' Guild. Crowned by many as Hong Kong's 'king of satire', Pang laughs off ...

  2. Tsang is King of the Hills

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Stone Tsang Siu-keung reinforced his growing reputation as Hong Kong's leading trail runner by winning the final race of the North Face King of the Hills mountain marathon series at Sai Kung yesterday. The Champion System Adventure Team star (pictured) beat teammate Darren Benson by almost seven minutes over the 37.5-kilometre course. Tsang clocked three ...

  3. 'King of comedy' backs Henry Tang

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Henry Tang Ying-yen is not stupid. He is clever, wise, friendly and capable, says 'king of comedy' Stephen Chow Sing-chi, the man behind blockbusters ... Pak-ming and film distributor Hung Cho-sing. Leon Lai Ming, one of the four 'heavenly kings' of show business, had intended to run instead of Chow. But the singer was not qualified. So ...

  4. Newly crowned 'style legend' Aaron Kwok joins King of Pop and fashion icons in exhibition

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the late King of Pop. 'He was transcendent in not just his music, but his style.' Yung, in a short black dress, said Audrey Hepburn was one of her biggest style influences. Celebrity ...

  5. HK's Choi is king of the mountains

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Choi Ki-ho took the red polka dot jersey of the king of the mountain after winning the two final climbs in the 157-kilometre fifth stage of the Tour de Taiwan in Miaoli yesterday. The Hong Kong team of Choi, Wong Kam-po, Cheung King-wai and Wu Kin-san attacked repeatedly in the tour's longest stage and maintained the overall lead. David McCann ...

  6. HK$500,000 sets new record for King of Kowloon's calligraphy

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow A calligraphy piece by the late 'King of Kowloon', Tsang Tsou-choi, sold for the record price of HK$500,000 at Sotheby's contemporary Asian art sale yesterday, far more than the top prediction of HK$70,000. Tsang's untitled work, one of his signature calligraphy acrylics on canvas, was sold to a telephone bidder after rounds of heated bidding ...

  7. Also showing: Cheung King-wai

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Cheung King-wai may have come to the cinema industry late in life, but he's quickly making up for lost time. The 40-year-old former cellist and music teacher turned his hand to filmmaking after completing a film production degree at the City University of New York in 2002. Over the past two years he's made a name for himself by working on two acclaimed ...

  8. Plastic covers to protect street artwork by 'King of Kowloon'

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Two of the remaining six pieces of street calligraphy by the late 'King of Kowloon', Tsang Tsou-choi, will be protected from further damage with transparent covers. The minor victory comes after recent community calls for the government to deliver on its promise to preserve the remaining street works of Hong Kong's most famous graffiti artist, who died ...

  9. King of Comedy

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of creativity. From Beijing With Love (1994), a James Bond spoof, is hailed by critics as a Hong Kong comedy classic, while the semi-autobiographical King of Comedy (1999), a tragicomedy about a down-and-out movie extra, established Chow as an auteur. But it was not until 2001, with the economy at its lowest ebb, that Chow became the undisputed king of local cinema. Shaolin Soccer, released ...

  10. King of comedy

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... to success. There's no way that you can always just make it.' His remarks about staying upbeat echo one of his most memorable screen characters, wannabe actor Wan Tin-sau in Kings of Comedy, ... public wants is another- and Chow is king at forecasting market demand. That's exactly why the filmmaker opted to deliver family entertainment rather than the gangster fare or gritty war ...




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