Canto-pop star Chau knows what to do

In the competitive world of show business, aspiring stars sometimes act recklessly to get attention. But Canto-pop idol Chau Pak-ho knows better than that.

Thursday, 7 June, 2012, 12:00am

Pseudo-model finds cultural seminar a bit too tricky for words

Pseudo-model Chrissie Chau Sau-na found questions from a cultural academic too tricky to answer in a seminar at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology last night.

The seminar, entitled 'Unscrambling the Chrissie Chau Phenomenon' drew about 400 students and staff, mostly male, and another 200 members of the public who viewed a telecast in another hall.

8 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Beauty and the beasts

When Carrie Chau is asked to draw a self-portrait, the artist draws a giant head, with swollen cheeks and a fang.

In real life, Chau is slender and nymph-like, with perfect teeth, but her hyperbolic self-portrait, like the rest of her work, is distorted and dark.

24 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Black-sheep illustrator learned her lessons from the school of life

For Carrie Chau Wun-ying, school wasn't the only place she found an education. Admitting she was never a good student, the illustrator confessed she learned just as much from the school of life.

4 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Chau under house arrest for week

Mr Chau was put under house arrest more than a week ago on suspicion of financial crimes, ranging from illegal fund-raising to tax fraud, a mainland newspaper said yesterday.

5 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Smashing launch

IT WAS AN ACTION-PACKED week for Kevin Chau, Hong Kong's representative of Swiss watch company Franck Mueller, which threw a bash to mark the opening of its St George's Building shop in Central on July 20. Just a week later, the shop's frontage was ram-raided by a lorry at 5am causing $200,000 worth of damage.

5 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Performance proves good experience

To help improve our confidence in speaking English, our principal suggested that each class gives a performance during assembly.

We spent a lot of time rehearsing and created the script and the props ourselves.

Our English teachers, Ms Chau and Ms Steele, organised the rehearsals and helped us with our pronunciation.

15 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

$50m sought for mainland research

THE Trade and Industry Department is seeking $50 million to help set up an applied research centre to promote projects with mainland research institutes, Trade and Industry Secretary T H Chau said yesterday.

Mr Chau said the $50 million would cover the initial setting-up costs of the centre.

12 Oct 1994 - 12:00am