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Eric Tsang

The fownes factor: dynasty of champions

Walking through the dining room of the Chinese restaurant at Happy Valley racecourse, third-generation trainer Caspar Fownes (pictured) is greeted with warmth by everyone we pass.

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 12:00am

Channel Hop

In a countryside shack, roaring fires create an ambient temperature of 40-plus degrees Celsius. Beads of sweat pool and drip from the apprentice's brow as he intently studies the grand master's fluid motions, hoping to glean the secrets of an art form passed down through the generations.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

The Fortune Buddies (Film)

TVB all-stars strut their stuff in full force in the slapstick comedy The Fortune Buddies, which quite possibly sets the record for most characters in a Hong Kong film.

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

This comedy just falls flat

TVB all-stars strut their stuff in full force in the slapstick comedy Fortune Buddies, which quite possibly sets the record for most characters in a Hong Kong film.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

A dress code for artists? Surely you're dreaming

It's almost a reflex now. Whenever a natural disaster or crisis occurs in the region, entertainers suddenly turn into humanitarians.

The hastily organised Artistes 88 fund-raising marathon concert at the AsiaWorld-Arena on Monday night gathered hundreds of celebrities from Hong Kong, the mainland and Taiwan to benefit the Taiwanese victims of Typhoon Morakot.

19 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Shaw gets a grip on her comeback

Veteran actress Susan Shaw Yin-yin says she doesn't mind being called a witch. 'I do look like one,' the 57-year-old said, adding that she was cast in the film The Pye-Dog for that reason.

3 May 2008 - 12:00am

Aussie flu blessing in disguise for Caga Boy

Punters who were left gnashing their teeth after Caga Boy upset the match race of yesterday's Sha Tin card in the Devon Handicap (1,000m) won't take any comfort in the knowledge that the horse should not have even been in Hong Kong.

16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Promoters of 'Hong Kong spirit' try to sell message to the masses

Organisers of a campaign aimed at promoting 'Hong Kong spirit' are stepping up publicity in an effort to make a bigger impact.

20 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

HK, Taiwan TV anchors face controls on mainland

They will be limited to guest roles and can't appear on more than three shows

Television anchors from Hong Kong and Taiwan will be limited to guest roles on mainland TV programmes, according to the latest edict by the state broadcasting regulator.

1 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Money laughs for funnyman tsang

Money can't buy you happiness, they say, but that doesn't seem to apply to comedian Eric Tsang Chi-wai, whose monetary-themed Christmas and New Year cards brought a smile to all who received them.

30 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

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