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Pang Ho-Cheung

Award winner 'wanted to see Hong Kong film improve'

The recipient of a controversial critic's award says her purpose in writing the winning review was to push for an improvement in Hong Kong film. But Jia Xuanning, 24, a journalist with pro-Beijing newspaper Wen Wei Po, declined to comment on whether she had connections with two of the six judges of the Arts Development Council's first Critic's Prize.

Saturday, 2 March, 2013, 3:52am

No conflict of interest, say contest judges

Two judges in the Critic's Prize competition have rejected allegations that there was a conflict of interest when they awarded the prize to a journalist who wrote a controversial article.

Jia Xuanning, a 24-year-old Beijing-born writer working for the pro-Beijing newspaper Wen Wei Po, won the HK$50,000 prize in a competition organised by the Arts Development Council.

1 Mar 2013 - 4:12am

Arts prize winner works with judge

The Arts Development Council (ADC) defended its first ever Critic's Prize yesterday after the winner of the HK$50,000 award turned out to have connections with at least two of the six judges.

Jia Xuanning, a 24-year-old journalist, won the award for a controversial review of Hong Kong director Pang Ho-cheung's film Vulgaria.

28 Feb 2013 - 4:25am


Starring: Chapman To Man-chat, Ronald Cheng Chung-kei, Dada Chen Director: Edmond Pang Ho-cheung Category: III (Cantonese and Putonghua)

With Vulgaria, director Edmond Pang Ho-cheung further builds on his reputation as the raunchiest filmmaker of post-handover Hong Kong cinema.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Love in the Buff

Starring: Shawn Yue Man-lok, Miriam Yeung Chin-wah, Mini Yang Mi, Xu Zheng Director: Pang Ho-cheung Category: IIB (Cantonese and Putonghua)

We don't need great movies right now, just good movies with a Hong Kong flavour. Thanks to Pang Ho-cheung, we now have Love in the Buff, a smutty but hilarious romantic comedy that is exactly what audiences now demand.

29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Cutting it in Beijing - without selling out

When news broke last year that Pang Ho-cheung would make a sequel to his Hong Kong-set romantic comedy Love in a Puff, his fans were overjoyed - until they learned that the film was to be co-produced with mainland financiers, with the bulk of the story taking place in Beijing.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Dream Home

Starring: Josie Ho Chiu-yee, Eason Chan Yik-sun, Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung, Lawrence Chou Tsun-wai Directed by: Edmond Pang Ho-cheung Category: III

13 May 2010 - 12:00am

Love in a Puff

Starring: Miriam Yeung Chin-wah, Shawn Yue Man-lok Director: Pang Ho-cheung Category: III (Cantonese)

25 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Wanted: Hong Kong's future leaders

If you want to meet prominent thought leaders and learn about the many possibilities of a global economy, and meet like-minded citizens, pay attention.

A new forum targeting young people aged 16 to 30, MaD Mix Hong Kong will be held from January 22 to 24. It is organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture, and consultancy companies InnoFoco and Imagination.

20 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Liu takes the big step in her stride

Just a few years ago, Annie Liu Hsin-you was selling shoes at a mall in Vancouver. Now the Hong Kong-based, Taiwanese-born actress gets her thrills from challenging film roles, and her latest is playing a woman on the brink of an emotional breakdown.

8 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Local directors take lion's share of film funds

Local directors emerged as the biggest winners at the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum ceremony yesterday, scoring five of the nine funding awards.

23 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Limelight dawns

AMIABLE, WITTY AND down-to-earth, director Edmond Pang Ho-cheung can hardly be considered a prima donna. Nonetheless, he draws the line at certain things: like posing for a photo - even if the photographer's request entails him merely lifting his hand to his face to cut a more contemplative figure.

16 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

2014 – 15 Principal Standard League

Nov 4
Principal 2:15 NAB BushRangers
Nov 11
Winner Medical Kings 2:6 Verity
Nov 18
Principal vs Verity
Nov 25
Winner Medical Kings vs NAB BushRangers

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