Chen Yi

Brand of brothers

When Ashin Chen Hsin-hung and figurine designer No2Good's Stay.Real.Kids exhibition opened in Tsim Sha Tsui last week, 5,000 fans showed up, some of whom had been waiting since the early hours of the morning.

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:00am

'Heroine' in Chen escape speaks

He Peirong, who helped blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng escape from house arrest last month, has found her sudden fame hard to cope with.

These days, journalists ring her phone non-stop, and she is overwhelmed by the attention from international media, which have portrayed her as a fearless heroine.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Private life of party chief kept out of court

Chen Liangyu won't face trial for 'trading in power and sex'

The sordid yet titillating details of Chen Liangyu's private life have aroused public interest across the mainland, although the disgraced leader will never face trial for what the Communist Party called 'trading in power and sex'.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

In the bullseye of gossip, Edison Chen targets the press

Before he issued last night's video statement, singer-actor Edison Chen Koon-hei was supposedly in hiding overseas to avoid the unwanted attention over the nude photos controversy, but he was still updating his blog - and he was not a happy camper.

5 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Taipei names new defence minister

Taiwan will replace its defence minister in the hope that a new military leader will be able to push through a long-stalled arms deal with the US.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

KMT persecuted Taiwan, says Chen

Fugitives from communism should apologise, president says on anniversary of island's massacre

Taiwan staged high-profile activities to commemorate a bloody massacre 60 years ago, with President Chen Shui-bian demanding the Kuomintang apologise for its 38 years of rule under martial law.

1 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Chen blames late nationalist leader for 1947 massacre

Chiang Kai-shek was deeply involved, says president

Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian has slammed former nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek as the prime culprit in a 1947 massacre, in what the opposition sees as a move to demonise the late leader for political gains.

27 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Tireless campaign to fight poverty

Like all true sons of Guangdong, former Guangzhou vice-mayor Chen Kaizhi enjoys his food, especially steamed chicken. However, he still remembers when his family was so poor that they could eat chicken only when one of their birds died of disease.

31 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Readers to the rescue

The tragic story of Chen Xuqing, who committed suicide because he could not afford to pay for his son to go to university, struck a chord with South China Morning Post readers.

Since the article was published on Monday, we have received many responses from readers wishing to help Chen's family.

5 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Son's elation turns to devastation

Father commits suicide in shame as he can't afford to pay for star student to go to university

When Chen Yi , a top graduate from Taigu No1 High School, proudly told his father he believed he had scored high marks on the college entrance exam, the 17-year-old boy never expected it might result in his father's death.

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Chen turns back on the US and goes the long way to Paraguay

Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian finally set off yesterday on a marathon trip the island's media dubbed 'a journey to nowhere' - bound for Latin America the long way round after rejecting the United States' humiliating offer of a refuelling stop in Alaska.

5 May 2006 - 12:00am

Striving and thriving on the factory floor

Industrialist Chiang Lai-yuen has succeeded in a man's world after deciding to go into the family business

YOUNG GIRLS MAY be forgiven for occasionally dreaming of making their fame and fortune in a glittering career on the stage, and having an elder sister who turned just such a dream into reality could make it all seem entirely possible.

29 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Carpenter lays out bright future

Chen Ayu was 23 when he took a bet on his future. He and two of his friends paid 1,000 yuan to set up a furniture firm making sofas in 1984, a time of sweeping economic reforms.

Their foray into business did not produce big fortunes, and Mr Chen's two friends eventually pulled out.

13 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

China's new age entrepreneurs

WOMEN have always been a dominant workforce in China, making up close to half of the total employees. And now, with the country's economy taking off, especially in the south, many have ventured into far more ambitious pursuits.

26 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

No let-up in assault on 'grim' inflation

CHINA will continue to tighten control over the economy as inflation remains serious, according to a senior State Council official.

Chen Jinhua, Minister of the State Planning Commission, said ''further strengthening and improving'' of the macro-control and regulation exercise was still an important task.

7 May 1994 - 12:00am