Michael Wong

Michael Wong's latest brand collaboration is crystal clear as he teams with Chateau Baccarat

Michael Wong Man-tak is on a roll. These days the actor-singer is more often seen at product launches than film premieres, especially since he launched his MW label.

Tuesday, 1 May, 2012, 12:00am

Firms tell it like it is

Ernst & Young says it strongly supports the CPA Australia Career Expo for one major reason: It offers a chance to explain how its corporate culture and career opportunities can appeal to motivated individuals whose professional future is limited only by their aspirations.

14 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Only time will tell

Chances are, in the next few months, you will run into veteran actor Michael Wong at fashion parties rather than film premieres.

The actor has incorporated his on-screen tough guy image into some sought-after men's accessories. In September, he gave celebrity friends a preview of a capsule collection with British luxury watchmaker Bremont.

11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Actor takes to the air to make a timely arrival

Forget limos. What better way than arriving for your own party on a chopper? And in actor Michael Wong's case, piloting a helicopter to his party fit the event theme more than perfectly.

19 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Numbers add up for trainee accountants

Ernst & Young is set to recruit graduates as trainee accountants. The firm has already increased headcount this year by taking on about 2,000 people from universities in Hong Kong and the mainland, and a further 500-plus with some professional experience.

3 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

It's Wong's time to shine

Malaysian-born singer and actor Michael Wong Kong Leong has been reappointed tourism ambassador for Tourism Malaysia's East Asia market.

Called Truly My Moments, the campaign will cover promotions in Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland until 2010.

20 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Getting into the swing

Many local artists usually start their singing careers at a young age but it has taken 42-year-old Chinese-American actor Michael Wong Man-tak (above) until now to release his first album, Cool Rhythm, in Hong Kong.

The 11-track set is a tribute to the swing band era and includes classics such as Dean Martin's Sway and the Frank Sinatra tune I've Got You Under My Skin.

29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Live at the Coliseum, and loving it

With his ballad Fairy Tale, Michael Wong Kong-leong follows in the footsteps of fellow Malaysian-Chinese entertainers who've made it big in Hong Kong such as actresses Angelica Lee Sin-je and Memoirs of a Geisha's Michelle Yeoh.

23 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

I tried to kill myself, says Michael Wong's daughter

The daughter of resigned EOC chairman Michael Wong Kin-chow yesterday said she once tried to commit suicide by taking 80 sleeping pills after her six-year relationship with tycoon Joseph Lau Luen-hung soured.

3 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Lawmakers are urged to take action

Lawmakers are being urged to form a select committee with the legal power to force former EOC chairman Michael Wong to explain the controversy that led to his resignation.

The Civil Human Rights Front, a coalition of 40 human rights groups, said that under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance, select committees could order any person to give evidence.

14 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

'Persecuted' EOC chairman resigns

A bitter Michael Wong says he was driven to step down by the impact of media and political attacks on his family

Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Michael Wong Kin-chow resigned yesterday, saying he was not willing to endure a destructive media attack and an unsupportive government.

7 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

THE RISE AND FALL OF MICHAEL WONG

June 2003: Patrick Yu is appointed as operations director by a selection panel headed by former commission chairwoman Anna Wu.

July 17: The South China Morning Post first reports Mr Yu's appointment in an interview in which he discusses his view on minority rights.

7 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Bitter words from man hosting own funeral

More than three months ago, Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Michael Wong told his predecessor, Anna Wu Hung-yuk, she would be 'going to her own funeral' when she offered to host a joint press conference.

Yesterday, at the first press conference called by Mr Wong - three months and six days after he assumed his position - those words took on an ironic twist.

7 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Sacked EOC officer 'did not understand job'

Michael Wong explains why he fired Patrick Yu in report given to lawmakers

Key EOC staffer Patrick Yu Chung-yin was sacked because he did not fully appreciate the nature of his job, commission chairman Michael Wong Kin-chow said in a report submitted to the Home Affairs Bureau on Monday.

6 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Talkback

Q Should EOC boss Michael Wong be sacked?

It does not seem fair to ask Michael Wong Kin-chow to be sacked before he gives a full explanation of his dismissal of Patrick Yu Chung-yin, and before we know more of the details.

5 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

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