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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, by Nigel Collett

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Douglas Kerr

    ... Douglas Kerr Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing by Nigel Collett Signal 8 Press 3.5 stars Douglas Kerr Nigel Collett is an admirer of the late ... of English-language readers. He has done these readers a service. I only wish the book had included photos of the star, to help explain what he meant to so many people. Firelight of a Different Colour tells ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Hong Kong remembers Leslie Cheung, the pure artist who struggled to be himself

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... closely with Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing remembered the pop idol, as the 10th anniversary of his death approaches, as a daring artist who struggled in a city that did not always embrace his values. ... hands would shake." Cheung had a pained attitude towards his hometown, telling Time magazine two years before he committed suicide on April 1, 2003: "The place is so extravagant, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fans tie Leslie Cheung's death anniversary with Hong Kong history

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com We want him to still be alive today, say fans Thousands of fans were moved to mark the 10th anniversary of actor-singer Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing's death ... festival in Cannes and the Oscars. He told me, 'I now know that making a good film and receiving international recognition outside Hong Kong [makes me] so happy. As an actor, I am already ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ANNIVERSARY

    The loss still hurts – ten years on, Leslie Cheung is remembered

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 03:35pm by Mathew Scott

    ... since Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing took his own life and left his legions of friends and fans with memories frozen in that exact moment. The city that had raised and nourished him – and that he had ... It was expensive for me and I was living in Edinburgh so it was hard to find them. I would get them one or two months after their release, but it was always worth the wait.” Fellow fan Louise Wong Oi-ping ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EQUALITY

    Don't let any more suffer like Leslie, gay icons urge

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Joanna Chiu and Tony Cheung

    ... pop icon Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, they do not want to see any more Hongkongers die because of society's prejudices. Cheung had been suffering from depression and attacks against his ...

  6. Family rift threatens future of egg store

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... from its shop in Wing Lok Street. Its previous owner, Kwok Wing-fai, died recently. According to a court filing, he left the business to a son, Kwok Tak-shing. 'The shop was so famous ... who said he was a son of Kwok Wing-fai, noted that shops near the store attracted rents of HK$40,000 to HK$50,000 a month. The filing names Kwok Tak-shing, Kwok Shuk-ching, Shirley Kwok ...

  7. Q. So you think you know pop culture...

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

    ... 1. Scottish actress Clare Grogan enjoyed a string of hits with which 1980s pop band? 2. Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing and Tony Leung Chiu-wai travel to which country in Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together (1997)? 3. Actor Richard E. Grant was born in which landlocked southern African country? 4. Who lived at 301 Cobblestone Way? 5. In Chinese cuisine, what is Swatow food also known as? 6. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Death of Robin Williams highlights need for greater awareness of depression

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:44am by SCMP Editorial

    ... In the worst cases, it can lead people to take their own lives, as happened with Hong Kong singer and actor Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing in 2003. Each sufferer is affected differently, but typical symptoms ... at his California home at the age of 63 has shocked and perplexed fans and friends. How could someone so successful do such a thing? The answer likely lies in his struggles with addictions ...

  9. Korean star at the Dior store

    Posted Jan 19th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... to see so many Korean stars are popular here and very pleased to be loved by the fans here. My favourite Hong Kong celebrity is the late Leslie Cheung [Kwok-wing].' ... Parfums store. The Asian beauty is the face of the brand's DiorSnow Pure whitening line (only available in Asia where everyone is so into whitening, it's frightening). Since word got out ...

  10. Hottest tickets in town

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Fans still can't get enough of the departed stars Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing and Anita Mui Yim-fong, both of whom died last year. Fans have been snapping up tickets ... films featuring Mui and Cheung have almost sold out. Classics like Days of Being Wild and Farewell to My Concubine were so popular that extra screenings were scheduled to satisfy the demand. ...




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