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Andy Lau

Wuhan love tragedy wins hearts - and best film award

Philippines' Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia pose with their trophies after winning the Best Actress and Best Actor Award at the Asian Film Awards. Photo: Sam Tsang

A violent love tragedy set in Wuhan won the hearts of a jury panel at last night's Asian Film Awards, becoming the biggest winner. Korean films led the race with 16 nominations, but mainland entry Mystery won best film, best screenwriter and best newcomer. Iranian love story Rhino Season won three technical awards.

Tuesday, 19 March, 2013, 11:05pm

Character building

Veteran actress Carina Lau Ka-ling stole the spotlight despite the presence of other starlets at a recent fashion event in Hong Kong. The award-winning star looks even fitter than she did a few years ago and is possibly much wiser, too.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

Tying the knot ina veil of secrecy

Most people in the throes of wedding planning are happy to share details of the impending nuptials with family and close friends.

But these days, more couples are choosing to wed in a way so secret that even those invited to the wedding don't know exactly what they are attending.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Blanc de Chine party lures power players

Luxury fashion brand Blanc de Chine demonstrated its clout when Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen showed up at its party to celebrate the opening of its new boutique in Prince's Building.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

My 30 Working Days: Diary of Shooting A Simple Life

My 30 Working Days: Diary of Shooting A Simple Life by Andy Lau Tak-wah Ming Pao Publications

Few hardcover books make it to Hong Kong's convenience stores. This one is an exception, and for only one reason: Andy Lau.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

HK-mainland co-productions take five film awards

Hong Kong veteran artist Deanie Ip Tak-han won the best actress prize at the Asian Film Awards last night for her performance as an ageing maid in the drama A Simple Life.

The glitzy event also saw two Hong Kong-mainland co-productions become big winners this year, sweeping five prizes.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Simple story proves less is more

Ah Tao (Deanie Ip Tak-han) has been a live-in maid with the Leung family for 60 years. She cooks, cleans and tends to the flat of Roger (Andy Lau Tak-wah, pictured, with Ip), the lone family member still residing in Hong Kong. At first it seems the pair primarily have a master-servant relationship, where verbal exchanges are kept to a minimum.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Visionary leaders come in all sizes

The nomination process for Hong Kong's chief executive has ended. Now we have three candidates running for the city's top job. For this week's Top 10, our junior reporters put those candidates aside for a moment and got creative. They could pick anyone, from anywhere and any time in history. Here is what they came up with ...

1 Li Ka-shing

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am