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  1. Reality of Hong Kong's invisible poor brought to life

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines Chan Siu-ming has one of Hong Kong's least glamorous jobs; he's a social worker dealing with poor people. What makes him rather special is that he has found a way ... diet to give nutrition to their children, where old people sit in furnace-type rooms because the luxury of air conditioning is simply unimaginable, and where young parents in a state of despair ...

  2. Trial told of Chan's celebrity value

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com TVB's top executive, Stephen Chan Chi-wan, pocketed 80 per cent of the proceeds from jobs handled by his former assistant, Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun, the District Court heard yesterday. Chan, 51, denies conspiring with Tseng, 28, to receive HK$112,000 in bribes and defraud the TV station, and of misappropriating HK$550,000 payable to the station ...

  3. Young audience savours a brush with opera

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow and Jennifer Ngo Young Hongkongers got a rare taste of opera last night when they were invited to attend the dress rehearsal of a major mainland production being staged at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. An original opera produced by the mainland's National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), The Chinese Orphan was a last-minute replacement, in September, ...

  4. Game for fame

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Until his arrest on bribery and fraud charges last year, high-profile TVB manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan could do no wrong. Widely regarded ... in Hong Kong. 'He is one of a kind in Hong Kong's television history,' said Cheuk Pak-tong, head of Baptist University's film academy. 'There's no doubt that Stephen ...

  5. TVB boss did not sanction side jobs

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Mona Fong Yat-wah, wife of TVB's 103-year-old founder Run Run Shaw, never gave approval for Stephen Chan Chi-wan to do outside jobs, the District Court ... to the court yesterday was testimony from executive deputy chairman Norman Leung Nai-pang, who said he also did not receive any applications from the pair or give approval. Stephen Chan has denied ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Ex-TVB Executive to sing in pitch-black charity concert

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by VIVIENNECHOW

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Former TVB chief hoping something positive may emerge out of darkness After years in the entertainment limelight and more recently in the legal spotlight, all the lights will go out for Stephen Chan Chi-wan in his next big performance. "Should I sing with my eyes open or closed?" joked Chan (pictured), as he discussed his role ...

  7. Post honoured with 14 prizes in Hong Kong journalism awards

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for his series on British physicist Stephen Hawking. He also received an honourable mention for another science story. The Post swept the awards for best business news writing in English, ... controversy. Young reporter Robin Kwong's coverage of Hong Kong's air pollution problem netted him two prizes. He was named best young reporter, and second runner-up for best science news ...

  8. Judge sends young mother to rehabilitation for abusing baby

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A judge sent a young married mother to a rehabilitation centre yesterday for abusing her newborn baby and told her to reflect on her wrongdoing so she could build ... the pregnancy, they had suggested that Cheung have an abortion because of her young age and lack of financial ability. But she had insisted on having the baby. The judge said she hoped the family would ...

  9. Young has vision for charity

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Actress Charlie Young Choi-nei says that watching surgeons restore the sight of a poor girl in a mainland village made her realise why it's such a precious gift. 'It was my first time witnessing eye surgery,' said Young (above) who is an ambassador for Orbis, a humanitarian organisation that fights blindness and restores sight to people in developing ...

  10. Look west, young man

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Automobile buys MG Rover'); and Hong Kong and mainland fans of Manchester United behaving like young westerners. It strikes me as an interesting phenomenon, this westernisation of young Chinese. ... is that people are people regardless of sexual orientation. Some are more successful, some less so. Some know how to nurture a successful relationship, others do not. Some live long, some die young ...




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