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Jacky Cheung

Judges may be partial to a light touch

Our courts sometimes work in mysterious ways and the sentencing of criminals is a dark art whose fairness and justice will often have to be taken on faith by laypeople.

Saturday, 21 April, 2012, 12:00am

Canto-pop god keeps fans coming and gets ready for countdown

You have got to hand it to Jacky Cheung Hok-yau, although he is in his 50s he has no intention of giving up his title of Canto-pop god of songs. And the fans still love him, with tickets for his latest concert selling like hotcakes.

25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Jacky Cheung 1/2 Century Tour

Canto-pop singer-actor Jacky Cheung Hok-yau performs. April 22-25, 28-May 2, 6-8, 9-10, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$200-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2866 8262

22 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Gigs

Highlights

Donald Cheung Wai-man & Rosanne Lui Shan

The Canto-pop singers in concert. Apr 7, 8pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$500 Urbtix. Inquiries: 8111 8111

Milan J

The German DJ spins techno. Apr 7, 9pm, Fly, G/F, 24 Ice House St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2810 9902

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Cheung a winner in Olympic poll

Eight local entertainers - Lisa Wang Ming-chuen, Andy Lau Tak-wah, Jacky Cheung Hok-yau, Leo Ku Kui-kei, Stephen Chan Chi-wan, Eason Chan Yik-shun, Kelly Chen Wai-lam and Alex Fong Lik-sun - participated in the Hong Kong leg of the Olympic torch relay yesterday, but they aren't necessarily the stars that children wanted to see.

3 May 2008 - 12:00am

Leung braves the mic for Gor Gor

Tony Leung Chiu-wai says he would rather act than sing on stage, but he still took the mic at the April 1 Miss You Miss Leslie memorial concert for the singer-actress Leslie 'Gor Gor' Cheung Kwok-wing.

5 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Rain fails to dampen memories of 'Gor Gor'

The rain and chilly weather failed to deter fans of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing who gathered in Central and outside the Cultural Centre yesterday to remember the Canto-pop star who died five years ago.

Fans from around the world laid flowers on a section of Ice House Street outside the Mandarin Oriental hotel, from which Cheung jumped to his death on April 1, 2003.

1 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Chan still on song

Many singers celebrate the number of years they've been performing, but pop veteran Elisa Chan Kit-ling rejoices in the fact that she can still belt out a tune.

'I treasure every opportunity to perform. Perhaps I can sing today, but I don't know if I still can in 10,

20 years,' she said. 'I am blessed that I can still perform on stage.'

29 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Leslie Cheung's spirit burning brightly five years after his death

Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing has been dead for five years but the love from friends and fans is still alive as thousands - including more than 1,000 from overseas - are expected to join a series of anniversary events starting on Saturday.

The singer-actor jumped off the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Central on April 1, 2003.

25 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Computer shops in sticker scheme to ease security fears

Next time you take a computer to a shop for repair, you may find a certificate displayed on the window promising that your sensitive data will be handled properly.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

New Year Quiz Answers

These are the answers to the New Year HolidayQuiz we published yesterday. If you missed it, just go online to www.scmp.com, where the whole quiz, and these answers, are available free as PDF pages.

Science & Nature

1 The United States' bald eagle

2 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

King of the big spenders

This being Hong Kong, it's no surprise that many of the biggest society stories of 2007 centred on who bought what and for how much. And no one bought more than Joseph Lau Luen-hung.

30 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Idol worship 'helpful'

Idol worship in teenagers is not necessarily a bad thing, an academic told parents and teachers this week.

Jacky Cheung Chau-kiu, an associate professor in City University's department of applied social science, was speaking as the university released the results of a survey on the subject.

24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Thursday Thinktank

Five things we're all wondering about

1 Singer Jacky Cheung Hok-yau fired 21 Filipino maids in three years ... the fact is, he immediately hates anyone who has a better voice than him.

4 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Quotes of The Week

'I couldn't do what he did.'

Actor Chow Yun-fat, referring to Tony Leung Chiu-wai's sadomasochistic sex scenes with mainland newcomer Tang Wei in the award-winning film Lust, Caution by renowned Taiwanese director Ang Lee

'Why? I would think. I'm really not quite sure of the motivation.'

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

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