Edison Chen

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Edison Chen

The sex-photos scandal involving Edison Chen Koon-hei probably started it all. In early 2008, the city was rocked by circulation on the internet of sexually explicit nude photographs of the singer-actor with female celebrities. The blatant betrayal of privacy marked a turning point in Hongkongers' awareness of privacy issues.

Sunday, 28 October, 2012, 1:11pm

Edison Chen shows zest for fashion at new Juice boutique

Edison Chen Koon-hei was in Tsim Sha Tsui this week for the opening of his new Juice clothing store in the basement of the Woodhouse shopping mall.

The star, who was sporting a mohawk, said the Nathan Road shop would sell more accessible street wear brands compared to the Causeway Bay location.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Edison Chen and sex-photo scandals overshadow the launch of Mickey's charity exhibition

Mickey Mouse was supposed to be the centre of attention at Langham Place, when Disney and local streetwear brand CLOT opened their collaborative 'Travelling Mickey Charity Exhibition Tour'. But the appearance of CLOT's owner Edison Chen Koon-hei, however, meant nude photos and sex scandals dominated the talk.

16 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Chung puckers up on the big screen

Gillian Chung Yan-tung may have had her sex life splashed across the internet in a 2008 photo scandal, but the singer-actress says she only filmed her first screen kiss recently with co-star William Chan Wai-ting.

9 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Is Edison Chen almost perfect?

Desperate to restart his career, Hong Kong exile Edison Chen Koon-hei has taken a role in a new film by Asian-American director Bertha Pan Bay-sa. The movie, Almost Perfect, stars Kelly Hu of The Scorpion King and Sammo Hung Kam-bo's television series Martial Law.

7 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Quotes of The Week

The makers of the Sex and the City sequel have been refused permission to film in Dubai. Surely Hong Kong would be a perfect location for a film about four women who love to shop and eat out?

Stephen Anderson suggests in his letter to the editor how to make Hong Kong a filming location for international productions

22 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Star linked to sex-photos scandal gets on with life at shop opening

Bobo Chan Man-woon (right) will forever be linked to the Edison Chen Koon-hei sex-photos scandal. But on Wednesday, the former singer, actress and Edison 'victim' turned a new leaf and, with her (still) boyfriend Philip Kam next to her, opened a crystal boutique in North Point.

21 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Community service order for obscene photos

A recent graduate of Chinese University who uploaded sex clips onto the internet showing a man who calls himself Chen Koon-A - a name similar to that of the central figure in last year's celebrity sex-photos scandal, Edison Chen Koon-hei - was ordered to perform 150 hours of community service.

1 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Solo Charlene dreams of being a Twin again

Charlene 'Ah Sa' Choi Cheuk-yin launched her debut solo album on Thursday without Twins' partner Gillian 'Ah Gil' Chung Yan-tung, but Choi insisted that did not mean the girl group were splitting up.

'My company put out my solo album because they wanted Ah Gil and I to learn from separate experiences before reuniting.

11 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Edison's dad to declare bankruptcy

Businessman Edward Chen Chak-man, father of fallen pop idol Edison Chen Koon-hei, is set to declare bankruptcy in coming days, his daughter confirmed yesterday.

24 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Fan frenzy for Gillian Chung

Scandal-hit pop singer Gillian Chung Yan-tung caused chaos in Mong Kok yesterday when she made her first public appearance since her showbiz comeback.

About 300 people, including screaming fans, the press and curious pedestrians, gathered in Sai Yeung Choi Street as Chung stepped out of a car and headed to the Bauhaus store, for which she is acting as a spokeswoman.

12 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Gillian Chung 'ready to get back into showbiz'

Canto-pop singer Gillian Chung Yan-tung, the scandal-hit star of the Twins pop duo, put on her new-found tough image to meet the press for the first time in more than a year, telling the world that she was prepared to live showbiz life despite criticism.

11 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Milking it: putting the youth scene into a webzine

If we have to explain, you're probably too old for Takara (TK) Mak's Milk Magazine and the subsequent youth culture mini-empire it spawned called Silly Thing. His group took over Watermark on Thursday night to celebrate its latest ventures, a webzine and a shop, both named Think Silly.

15 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Edison Chen's father involved in loan dispute

Businessman Edward Chan Chak-man, father of singer-actor Edison Chen Koon-hei, is involved in a HK$20 million loan dispute between Bank of China and a company, according to a writ filed in the High Court on Monday. The bank is suing Skillion Properties for repayment of a HK$19 million loan plus interest.

23 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

A matter of faith

Yes, Edison is a Christian. Actually he studied at Christian schools since a young age, and I also found my faith two months ago. Actually [our family] are now all Christians. The belief makes us more positive. After the [sex-photos] incident broke, he prayed every day and found it very powerful for him.

13 May 2008 - 12:00am