Alex Fong

Alex Fong quits as chamber chief executive

Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce chief executive Alex Fong Chi-wai is to step down by December, ending his five-year stint at the 150-year-old business body.

Fong has not specified his exact date of departure nor has he elaborated on his next move.

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 12:00am

Reality comes calling on lively grannies

It's not a reality show, but a contest by soya bean product maker Pak Fook sounds like one. The company just launched a citywide search for a 'granny' to be its advertising and promotional face for the next three years. The reward? Instant fame and HK$1 million in cash.

16 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Beijing's Rustic glam rockers swap life on the farm for Battle of the Bands final

The news is a week late but we thought it was still worthwhile mentioning the China finals of the Battle of the Bands, which took place on the weekend before last at the Cavern.

17 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Arts and antiques prove holiday drawcard

Those looking for a little culture and heritage over the holiday weekend headed to the newly refurbished Convention and Exhibition Centre, not only for the annual Hong Kong International Art and Antiques Fair, but to browse the goods available at the Sotheby's autumn auctions in a hall two floors below. Both events hosted private previews on Friday.

5 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Canto-pop star sues magazine

Canto-pop star Alex Fong Lik-sun is suing Sudden Weekly magazine for defamation, seeking unspecified damages. He denies the claims made in an article, which cannot be reprinted. The writ, dated September 30, said Fong was known to the public as a man 'with high moral standing' whom youth looked up to as a leader.

4 Oct 2008 - 12:00am


Jump (director: Stephen Fung Tak-lun)

Sniper (director: Dante Lam Chiu-yin)

3 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

A step forward

'I have never run 42km before. I am really happy that I managed to keep my promise and completed the marathon within four hours. At first, I was running a bit too fast as I tried to keep pace alongside some professional runners, but I started getting leg cramps. However, I am really glad that my half a year of training finally paid off ...

19 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Just add water: Chung offers preview of 'Fantastic Waterbabes'

The threat of rain didn't dampen the splashy press conference for the new Emperor Entertainment Group movie The Fantastic Waterbabes held poolside at Sha Tin's Regal Riverside Hotel.

15 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Colour me sophisticated

Olympic swimmer turned singer and actor Alex Fong Lik-sun says he wants to be seen as less of a golden boy and more of a sophisticated adult.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Younger generation lacking key leadership skills, survey reveals

Hong Kong's next generation of decision makers is ill-prepared to meet the challenges of an increasingly competitive and global marketplace, according to a survey of opinion leaders and businessmen.

4 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Work beats party for birthday boy Fong

Athlete-turned-entertainer Alex Fong Lik-sun said celebrating his birthday was stressful.

The singer-actor, who turned 27 this week, worked during his birthday, filming a TV ad for a local fast food giant. But he said he felt fine about it.

3 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

movie buff


The return of Patrick Tam Ka-ming: Tam (right), one of the most outstanding directors from Hong Kong's new wave period, returned with After This Our Exile.

The drama produced a remarkable performance from nine-year-old newcomer Gouw Ian Iskander, who won the best supporting actor award at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards.

7 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Chamber's new chief confirmed

Career civil servant Alex Fong Chi-wai has been confirmed as the new chief executive of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and will take up his post in late August.

21 Apr 2006 - 12:00am


New Releases

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (Mandarin) (I): Zhang Yimou's heartrending father-and-son story stars Ken Takakura as a Japanese fisherman who travels to China to help his estranged and dying son film the performance of a jailed folk opera singer. As a favour to the singer, he goes to a remote village in Yunnan to search for his illegitimate son. PF

6 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Role model a source of inspiration for students

Our English teacher recently played a video in class about Alex Fong Lik-sun, an Olympic swimmer turned singer.

I learned many things from watching how he achieved success.

Fong attributed his success to hard work, confidence, competitiveness and the support he received from his family and team members.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am