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Maggie Cheung

Clear, consistent policy on naturalisation needed

Maggie Cheung, 24, has recently been granted Chinese citizenship after being born and raised in Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee

Members of ethnic minorities in Hong Kong have long complained about their problems in applying for Chinese nationality. The story of Maggie Cheung, a Hong Kong-born Pakistani adopted by a Chinese family, is yet another example.

Sunday, 25 November, 2012, 4:08am

Hong Kong-born adoptee wins fight for Chinese nationality

Maggie Cheung, 24, has recently been granted Chinese citizenship after being born and raised in Hong Kong. Photo: Dickson Lee

Maggie Cheung was born in Hong Kong, her parents are Hongkongers, she speaks perfect Cantonese, holds a Hong Kong identity card and a Chinese home return permit, but it took media pressure for the government to grant her Chinese nationality.

18 Nov 2012 - 2:18pm 39 comments

Maggie Cheung - Actress

About a decade ago, Maggie Cheung Man-yuk received an invitation to be part of a Hollywood blockbuster which, if she had agreed to do, would have propelled her to the international A-list. She read the screenplay, reflected briefly on the premise, and said no to X2, the second instalment of the X-Men franchise.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Eye on style

If you want a sign that retail in Hong Kong is booming again then read on. Harvey Nichols will unveil a second store at Pacific Place measuring a whopping 83,000 sq ft, slated to open in the third quarter of 2011.

6 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

The buzz

Festivals and carnivals are something that we here at Going Out get excited about and our excitement levels are being turned up to 11 right now with all of the cool stuff coming up over the next week and beyond.

8 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

More gore for fans of director Tarantino

Last month distributor Edko Films refused to comment on the record about rumoured cuts to the Hong Kong version of Quentin Tarantino's category III movie Inglourious Basterds, which opened recently. But apparently the outcry from moviegoers has been effective.

17 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Q&A: Oceane Zhu Xuan

Beauty queen Oceane Zhu Xuan saw the world before settling into a career as an actor.

5 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Piaget pumps out a new collection

Piaget Limelight Paris-New York gala dinner

Where: 800 Tai Tam Reservoir Rd

When: November 14

What: The watch label put on a sumptuous party at the old Pok Fu Lam pumping station to celebrate the launch of its newest watch and jewellery collections.

5 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Glamour through the lens

PIAGET Actress and glamour icon Maggie Cheung Man-yuk is the new ambassador for Piaget. She models the Swiss watch and jewellery maker's latest range in a series of photographs snapped in Paris by renowned French fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier.

5 May 2008 - 12:00am

Scandal no big sin, says Cheung

Speaking about the recent sex photo scandal, actress Maggie Cheung Man-yuk has some sympathy for the victims. 'They might've made a small mistake, but the people who [uploaded] the pictures and the media who published the photos were wrong too.

'And the readers should take responsibility also.

29 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Maggie Cheung happy to be seen but not heard at fashion bash

Maggie Cheung Man-yuk was seen but not heard on Thursday night at Lane Crawford's IFC store. She's one of six internationally renowned Chinese stars photographed by the Dutch duo Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin as part of the retailer's spring-summer campaign.

10 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

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1 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Also showing: Olivier Assayas

Olivier Assayas isn't upset by the demise of classic movie theatres. Although known as a film theorist as well as for being a director, the 52-year-old (right) says he's 'perfectly okay' with today's commercial multiplexes.

13 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Origins: Qeelin

Who started it?

Qeelin was started by local designer Dennis Chan and businessman Guillaume Brochard (right) in 2004.

After graduating from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Chan began his career in London, before returning to Hong Kong to work at a design consultancy run by Ken Shimasaki. In 1989, Chan started his own design firm, Longford.

6 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Cannes festival proves an eventful trip for Maggie

The 60th Cannes Film Festival opened with a pretty big Asian bang, our agent in the south of France has informed us.

Wong Kar-wai's My Blueberry Nights kicked off the red-carpet spectacle on Wednesday night.

Gong Li was among the glammed up arrivals. Shu Qi also attracted much attention and Chen Chang looked dapper.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am