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Josephine Siao

Siao Fong-fong - Campaigner and former actress

There are moments when Josephine Siao Fong-fong longs for the sound of rain, and times when she misses the banter of her family and friends.

Tuesday, 11 October, 2011, 12:00am

FILM (1982)

Plain Jane to the Rescue Josephine Siao Fong-fong, Ricky Hui Koon-ying, Michael Lee Ming-yeung, Charlie Cho Cha-lei Director: John Woo Yu-sum

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Donald Tsang 77 on list of 80 most trusted

People in Hong Kong trust stock market guru Lee Shau-kee, former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa and 74 other local personalities more than their leader, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, a Reader's Digest survey shows.

26 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Award for actress Josephine Siao

Actress Josephine Siao Fong-fong is the winner of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award. The chairman of the Hong Kong Film Awards Association, director Gordon Chan, said the award was given to Siao for her ceaseless contribution to the film industry. Siao, 62, a household name to Chinese-speaking communities around the world, began her career aged six.

9 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Christmas on July 24th Avenue

A modern Cinderella story, Christmas on July 24th Avenue is a romantic comedy that's tailor-made for girls who have difficulty finding a boyfriend.

Miki Nakatani plays Sayuri, a lonely and bookish office lady whose definition of a romantic night is reading soppy comics.

She is particularly fascinated by a comic book set in Lisbon.

22 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Small filmmakers shut out, says star

Josephine Siao urges the enforcement of anti-trust laws

Anti-trust laws should be enforced to prevent film production and distribution companies from owning cinemas and filling the multiplexes with their own films during holiday periods, says a veteran Hong Kong filmmaker who will be honoured for her contribution to Asian cinema at the inaugural Asian Film Awards this evening.

20 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Bankable talent

The city's movers and shakers put on their finest black tie for the HSBC Private Bank's Le Club Prive gala on January 25 at the Grand Hyatt ballroom. The beneficiary was Josephine Siao Fong-fong's End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation.

Siao mingled with guests, who enjoyed dinner, followed by a powerful performance by soprano Julia Migenes.

16 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Migenes at charity gala

One good reason to attend HSBC Private Bank's gala tonight - besides supporting the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation - is that singer Julia Migenes will be performing. Yes, it will be something of a preview of her Hong Kong Arts Festival shows on March 11 and 12. The jazz and opera singer's appearance is no surprise given HSBC Private Bank's record of bringing in high-profile headliners.

25 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Call for action over sex pest threat

Concern groups say Hong Kong needs rules to close a loophole that could let perverts work as teachers

Concern groups are calling on the government to tighten up the monitoring of kindergartens and language schools to remove a 'loophole' that could leave young children at the prey of sex offenders.

26 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Movie legend lambasts media

Legendary actress Josephine Siao Fong-fong (centre) is not pleased with the state of Hong Kong media. At a press conference promoting a charity Chinese opera show next month featuring some talented youth performers, Siao was quite vocal in blasting the press's lack of decency and responsibility.

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Causes celebres

THERE'S A quote that resonates with actress Josephine Siao Fong-fong. It's from the late American anthropologist Margaret Mead: 'Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.'

21 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Fruit of Barbie's loins gives lemon show zest

Here's an art exhibition with real a-peel.

Before it ends this weekend, be sure to check out The Lemon Show, located in the second-floor lobby of Times Square.

This zesty display features 11 works of art made from more than 2,000 fresh lemons. There are Barbie dolls wrapped in lemon-skin bikinis, and even a lemon floor collage.

11 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Top women wish they put family first

Some of the city's leading career women say that in hindsight, they would have made family a bigger priority.

They would have chosen family first, they say in a new publication, Women Leaders in Hong Kong.

Some also say they are even uncomfortable with the term 'leader', while others say they have had to 'act like men to succeed'.

14 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

In the spotlight

Gigi Leung Wing-kei first hit the screen with a watch commercial in 1994, and was offered a movie role. She signed a contract with EEI Records in 1996, officially starting her showbiz career.

22 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Scarf ace

Luxury label Hermes has just made the latest addition to its scarf collection. Inspired by the colour of the prairies in spring - really - the limited-edition La Prairie is available at Hermes boutiques for $2,050. All proceeds go to the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation, a charity founded by Siao Fong Fong in 1998 that assists victims and their families.

1 Feb 2004 - 12:00am