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Leon Lai Ming

Art House: Comrades, almost a love story

Maggie Cheung (left) and Leon Lai.

As Hong Kong cinema retreated from its early 1990s golden age into a downward spiral fuelled in part by audience resistance to increasingly run-of-the-mill fare, a bright star shone on the pre-handover horizon in Comrades, Almost a Love Story (1996).

Thursday, 16 May, 2013, 12:59am

Not even a few stiff drinks can loosen Leon Lai Ming's lips

Show business 'heavenly king' Leon Lai Ming has always been tight-lipped about private matters. So when he was out on the town promoting Johnnie Walker Blue Label, we wondered if a glass or two of Scotch might loosen him up.

6 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Hands up all those who want to know why this wedding was secret

Most people would be proud of their marriages. Not Hong Kong celebrities. Some star couples outed by tabloid sleuths at the weekend still remain coy.

That includes the new Mrs Leon Lai Ming, model Gaile Lai Kei-yi (Gai Lai on the wedding certificate).

2 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Society girls just can't resist a good bargain

The economy seems to have had little impact on H&M's affordable fashion. At the large private opening of the Swedish chain's Canton Road store on Friday, it was a case of society ladies going tramp, as everything was 20 per cent off its already low price, and few of the 650 guests could resist the bargains.

20 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Leon gives long-haired girls short shrift

It's not always true that gentlemen prefer long hair: Singer Leon Lai Ming let slip that he asked for a girl with a short Afro to play opposite him in a new cellphone television commercial.

23 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Web of charity

If you've seen Spider-Man 2 you'll know it's not just a summer action flick, it's also about a young man struggling with greatness.

The recent charity premiere was a fine choice for The Dragon Foundation, established in 2000 to help a young generation develop leadership skills, work together in community building, develop their potential and succeed.

9 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Did you always want to make a living the way you are making it now? I don't know. I guess you can say I was drawn to this career. What else did you want to be - or would like to become? I'd like to become a popular mechanised character: coffee mugs, aprons, beach towels, squeeze dolls - and not bootlegged ones, either.

26 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Love-run's star quality

STARS of the political stage joined those of the entertainment world yesterday on a ''love run'' along the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade to launch a 30-hour charity event.

11 Jul 1993 - 12:00am