Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

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Ways to boost your English skills

There are many ways to improve your English standards.

You can read books to learn new words and sentence structures. It is also important to pay attention in class and be active during lessons.

Wednesday, 17 October, 2007, 12:00am

Quotes of The Week

'I wish she would do nothing. Retirement means not having a job.'

Archie Chan Tai-wing, husband of former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang after she announced her intention to run in the Legco by-election

'I feel honoured ... and if it's worthwhile and necessary, I would do it again.'

15 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Director ends mystery surrounding Wong Kar-wai classic

Attending a retrospective of his works at the Asian American Film Festival in New York last month, After This Our Exile director Patrick Tam Ka-ming (right) decided once and for all to clear the air about the conclusion of Wong Kar-wai's movie Days Of Being Wild.

15 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Focus on weighty issues - or just a good time

THE PROTESTERS

'When the chief executive is performing badly, we can choose another one.'

Primary Five student Wan Hiu-yee, 12, who has marched with her mother each year since 2003, on why she supports universal suffrage.

2 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Have your say

Dealing with difficult people

I've met many difficult people in my life. They are nosy, gossipy, and claim credit for others.

If someone says bad words, talks during lessons and is impolite to friends and teachers, they are difficult.

Such people are annoying and don't have many friends. When they are unhappy, they have no one to talk to.

25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Leung's next great leap

Award-winning actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai is looking for another great leap in Infernal Affairs duo Alan Mak Siu-fai and Andrew Lau Wai-keung's psychological thriller, Confession of Pain.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Site seeing

MONTHS AGO, A trailer for Andrew Lau Wai-keung and Alan Mak Siu-fai's new film, Confession of Pain, did the rounds in local cinemas.

21 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Have Your Say

Talk to your friends to solve problems

I've been feeling lonely recently although I have many friends.

I know a girl and we are close friends. But we did not talk for about a week and I felt very jealous when she was with other boys.

During that time, I was so unhappy that I didn't even feel like talking to my other friends.

10 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

HOLLYWOOD EAST

You've probably heard all about Jackie Chan's inopportune little indiscretion two weeks ago. The superstar stumbled onstage a little too tipsy at Jonathan Li Zhongchen's concert and uncharacteristically made an ass of himself. The story was picked up by news wires the world over. I forwarded it to friends overseas and they were amazed.

29 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Lau shrugs off baby talk

Actress Carina Lau Ka-ling says she has no plans to have

a child despite reports in the Chinese press recently. Lau made the comments at the opening of a mobile phone brand's flagship store this week.

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Cable TV uses actor as unlikely World Cup mascot

CitySeen has noticed some recent quirky tricks for breaking through the advertising clutter. In its campaign to promote its FIFA World Cup programming, Cable TV has appointed Chapman To Man-chak (right) as its lucky symbol to crack jokes with the audience.

2 May 2006 - 12:00am

first person

Elize Chu Sze-ying, who runs a furniture manufacturing company in China, made her first million while still in her 30s. She is one of 274,000 millionaires living in Hong Kong, according to a Citibank survey

30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

The great defender

LEUNG YIU-CHUNG has barely settled into his seat when the taxi driver starts ranting. 'Are you lot all on holiday already? With so many problems, polluted food and the like, shouldn't you people be looking at what's going on?' he says.

15 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

First person

Etsuko Konjiki, 33, works for a luxury property leasing company as a social organiser and 'agony aunt' for newly arrived expatriate housewives. She says that wealth cannot insulate the women against the angst of relocating abroad.

8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Hollywood for Tony Leung?

According to the Sino-cinema website monkeypeaches.com, it seems Tony Leung Chiu-wai is about to make his Hollywood debut.

24 Aug 2005 - 12:00am