Liza Wang

Design contest streamlined for fairness

The design competition for the first West Kowloon arts hub venue will adopt a 'cautious' two-stage process for declarations of interest to ensure a fair contest for the building to showcase Chinese opera.

Tuesday, 5 May, 2015, 11:46am

Ray of hope for Sunbeam Theatre

Just as the stage doors are ready to close at the historic Sunbeam Theatre, there is a glimmer of hope that the centre for Cantonese opera in North Point will be rescued.

Chief executive candidate Leung Chun-ying is believed to have helped arrange a meeting between landlord Francis Law Sau-fai and a potential new tenant offering HK$1 million rent per month.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Young at heart entertainer Liza Wang keeps abreast of new technology

On Valentine's Day, Weibo was as overloaded with romantic messages as the offline world.

16 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Actress calls on Tsang for arts subsidies

The government should offer subsidies for new arts groups intending to operate at vacant factory buildings, prominent actress Liza Wang Ming-chun told Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday. She made the call at a meeting between Mr Tsang and local delegates to the CPPCC, part of his consultations ahead of the drafting of his October 14 policy address.

25 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Vocals let down by technology

This DVD is an essential buy for fans. Yelling was Kay Tse On-kei's first concert, impressively debuting at the Hong Kong Coliseum. Unlike most other local pop singers, more than 90 per cent of the songs performed are her own. It was like a review of her singing career.

16 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

All about me

Liza Wang Ming-chun has played hundreds of characters in her show-business career of more than 40 years but the respected Cantonese opera performer, veteran television actress and variety show host will soon play a new role - herself.

14 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Call for entry permits policy change a good starting point

Chris Yeung's analysis in his At Large column ('Timely call for a Beijing-democrats truce', March 9), seems to be more of an appeal to the mainland authorities to play their part, than a call to the pan-democrats.

15 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Talks need more work, less talk: chief

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen suggested yesterday that he would 'work more and speak less' on improving communication between pan-democrats and the central government.

7 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Celebrities sing opera queen's praises

Luxury brand Montblanc presented its 2007 Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award to Cantonese opera singer and television actress Liza Wang Ming-chuen at the InterContinental Hong Kong last month.

1 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Stage icon donates award cash to beloved orchestra to help spread Chinese culture

Stage and screen veteran Liza Wang Ming-chuen received the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award on Monday night from Wolff Heinrichsdorff, Montblanc International managing director (above). Bestowed annually in 10 countries, the prize is a gold fountain pen and Euro15,000 (HK$158,700) to be donate to a cultural organisation.

16 May 2007 - 12:00am

Ballad of wang and to

For a week, TVB actress and veteran Cantonese opera performer Liza Wang Ming-chuen (below) has been complaining that the government has not included Cantonese opera representatives in the consultative committee on the West Kowloon Cultural District. Her comments have sparked a heated row with outspoken director Johnnie To Kei-fung, who says Wang should shut up.

3 May 2006 - 12:00am

No 1997 show for star Lisa

Television star Lisa Wang Ming-chun's enthusiastic plans to educate colleagues about 1997 have left her with almost 300 spare copies of the Basic Law and an empty diary.

Ms Wang, who recently joined the Preparatory Committee, had planned a seminar but only a few close friends showed any interest.

22 May 1996 - 12:00am

Elderly in tune with opera treat

OPERA was music to the ears of 1,500 elderly people at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre's Grand Theatre, as the Winterthur (Swiss) Charitable Fund staged a Cantonese opera, The Artful Princess and Her Proud Husband. Singing stars Liza Wang and Law Ka-ying performed to a full house of senior citizens from various housing estates and old age homes across the territory.

11 Dec 1995 - 12:00am