Carina Lau

Hong Kong actress Carina Lau sets off weibo storm over Tiananmen photo

Hong Kong actress Carina Lau sets off weibo storm over Tiananmen photo

Hong Kong actress Carina Lau Kar-ling stirred a war of words on the mainland’s biggest microblog on Sunday after she posted a photo of herself in Tiananmen Square, with the giant portrait of Mao Zedong looming over her.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Carina Lau reveals her pride in husband Tony Leung's film role

A sparkling Carina Lau at the Chaumet store. Photo: SCMP

Veteran actress Carina Lau Ka-ling was radiating with pride for hubby Tony Leung Chiu-wai's performance in Wong Kar-wai's newly released action-packed drama The Grandmaster.

She talked fondly of Leung's acting at the store reopening of Parisian jeweller Chaumet's boutique in Elements mall on Thursday night.

14 Jan 2013 - 3:56am

Designer Marc Jacobs' defining dresses on display

Carina Lau (left) and Gigi Leung

It's perhaps the only time a woman would be happy to walk into a room and see someone else with the same dress.

Twenty-four designs selected by Marc Jacobs himself went on display at the Landmark last Friday night as part of a six-month celebration of some of the label's defining creations.

6 Nov 2012 - 12:10pm

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

Actress Carina Lau an entrepreneurial queen in helping to launch stores ... and her nightclub

Our home-grown, award-winning actress Carina Lau Ka-ling is demonstrating impressive entrepreneurial spirit. The star of Let the Bullets Fly was on a triple roll last week in Shanghai.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Actress wishes upon world's biggest Swarovski Christmas star for a birthday surprise

Happy Birthday to you, Carina Lau Ka-ling!

The veteran actress said on Monday that she was hoping for a surprise gift from her busy actor-husband Tony Leung Chiu-wai.

Lau was speaking after flicking on the switch to illuminate the world's largest outdoor Swarovski crystal Christmas decoration displayed on the wall of the Hang Lung Centre in Causeway Bay.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Valentino creative team and the faithful turn out for winter showcase

While most of us are packing away our winter gear as summer approaches, fashion designers are already sending models down the runway in this year's autumn-winter collection.

12 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Flagship launch brings out hipsters

Longchamp Asian flagship store opening party

Where: 8 Queen's Road Central

When: March 29

8 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Magazine admits picture was obscene

Three Weekly and the magazine's former editor-in-chief, Ngai Sze-hoi, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court yesterday to one count of publishing obscene articles after naked photos of pop-star Carina Lau Ka-ling, with her face blurred, were printed on the front page and inside pages of an edition in 2002.

10 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Actress to the rescue as food distraction, fashion faux pas take shine off pearls

It's hard to say what was the real draw for Mikimoto's bash on Thursday night at IFC's Inagiku. Was it the opportunity to celebrate the 150th birthday of the pearl company's founder, or gorge on free teppanyaki, tempura and sushi at one of the city's most expensive Japanese restaurants?

17 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Eastweek fine raised fivefold to HK$100,000

The former publisher of Eastweek magazine has been ordered to pay HK$100,000 - a fivefold increase on the previous fine - for running a semi-nude picture of a kidnapped actress six years ago.

15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Publisher fined HK$20,000 for semi-nude photo

The former publisher of a magazine that printed a semi-nude picture of a kidnapped actress four years ago was fined HK$20,000 in Eastern Court yesterday for publishing an obscene article.

13 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Thursday Think-tank

Five things we're all wondering about

1 Strict Olympic rules for spectators to apply in Hong Kong too ... like on the mainland, no shirts with political message or slogans allowed; but shorts with black dress shoes, OK

2 Watsons Water workers go on strike ... they threatened to leave all the undelivered bottles out in the hot sun until it spoiled

24 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Picture perfect

'In the past couple of days, I have lived just above the newlywed couple at the hotel. When I woke up one morning looking out from my window, I saw two shadows walking hand in hand at dawn. I looked carefully and they were Tony and Carina. As a director, it is very difficult to capture that kind of image on film because the two people have to have that chemistry between them.

23 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

'Toncarina' to keep paparazzi at bay with Himalayan wedding

Brangelina may be the celebrity newsmakers of the week overseas for the birth of their twins, but in Hong Kong the buzz is about ... Toncarina?

17 Jul 2008 - 12:00am