Karen Mok

Letters to the Editor, March 3, 2013

The old Legco building before Earth Hour. Photo: Felix Wong

I was interested to read Dr Robert Hanson's letter ("'Green' light bulbs really a health hazard", February 22), replying to my letter ("Offer rewards for light-bulb recycling", February 17). However, I would like some references to back up the claims he made.

Sunday, 3 March, 2013, 3:32am 3 comments

Letters to the Editor, February 24, 2013

Karen Mok recalled her early days as a singer. Photo: AP

During my tenure as museum director, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum averaged 35,000 paying visitors a year. This compares favourably with the paid visits to government museums and, indeed, with that of similar maritime museums abroad.

24 Feb 2013 - 1:50am 2 comments

Talking points

Japan steps up diplomatic push

Beijing releases economic data

18 Jan 2013 - 1:50am

Karen Mok's debut jazz album: Somewhere I Belong

Mok: "used to being different".

The wait is finally over. Singer-actress Karen Mok Man-wai's first jazz album titled Somewhere I Belong is finally coming out on Friday next week (January 18).

"This is jazz music but with a touch of Chinese-ness," she said.

7 Jan 2013 - 5:49am

Karen Mok gets all jazzed up at New Year's Eve countdown in Nanjing

Karen Mok performs in Nanjing.

It's one of the busiest times of the year for those in showbiz, and that was certainly the case for Karen Mok Man-wai.

The singer-actress found herself in five cities over just a few days, clocking 5,000 kilometres in air travel.

She was in Hong Kong, Taipei, Tianjin and Beijing for performances, and spent New Year's Eve counting down with her fans in Nanjing.

2 Jan 2013 - 4:29am

Canto-pop singer-actress Karen Mok celebrates English-language album

Karen Mok in Beijing for the launch of Bally's new collection.

Celebrating 20 years in show business next year, Canto-pop singer-actress Karen Mok Man-wai will have a lot on her plate.

January will see the release of her first English-language jazz album and the start of her concert tour. Her new action film, Man of Tai Chi - the directorial debut of Hollywood star Keanu Reeves - is scheduled for release in the summer.

23 Nov 2012 - 2:53am

With jazz album on way, Karen Mok performs in Shanghai

Karen Mok lets her hair down at the Shanghai jazz festival.

Award-winning pop singer Karen Mok Man-wai, who last released a studio album two years ago, has a jazz recording on the way.

Mok performed at last weekend's Shanghai Jazz Music Festival, where the line-up included Grammy award-winning Roy Hargrove and British jazz band Incognito.

23 Oct 2012 - 2:28pm

Karen Mok shrugs off injury to greet fans

Despite her busy schedule filming Keanu Reeves' Man of Tai Chi and recovering from a car accident, singer-actress Karen Mok Man-wai stuck to her plan of meeting fans in Shenzhen at the weekend.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Karen Mok says she's become a big fan

The Mandarin Oriental now has another local fan. Following in the footsteps of actress Maggie Cheung Man-yuk, Karen Mok Man-wai has became the latest face of the hotel group's 'He's a Fan/She's a Fan' advertising campaign.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Canto-pop star says working on concert DVD brought all the great moments back for her

You might have seen her shine on stage, but it seems Canto-pop diva Karen Mok Man-wai also has skills on the sales and production side.

On Monday in Central's DCH AV showroom, she promoted the CD-DVD pack of the concert she did last year in Taipei. The event followed a series of promotion events in Taiwan earlier this month.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Karen Mok has what every girl dreams of

Karen Mok Man-wai may have been married since October, but the honeymoon is apparently not yet over for the singer-actress.

Mok was cheerful and almost bounced down the runway on Tuesday while showcasing Danish jewellery brand Pandora's spring-summer collection.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Karen Mok prepares for marriage with a stylish footnote

If you found yourself glued to the television during Kate and William's royal wedding, it's time to get carried away with details of the grand nuptials of our very own Karen Mok Man-wai.

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Karen Mok to wed her first love - and she wants the world to know

There's at least one local celebrity who is straight up about her relationship status. Singer-actress Karen Mok Man-wai is getting married in October.

The star broke the news on Saturday when she won the best Mandarin female performer trophy at Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards.

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Old friends

Of course, I hope Stephen [Fung Tak-lun] is happy. After all, we've been friends for so many years. I only have good memories of being with him. That makes me happier as well.

17 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Q&A: Karen Mok

Musicians are doing what they can to combat declining record sales - some use sexy bikini photo albums for promotion, while others allow songs to be partially streamed online. Karen Mok Man-wai took a major gamble by releasing her full 10-song Putonghua album, hui wei, in digital form through a mobile network on the mainland in June.

19 Dec 2009 - 12:00am