Corrections & clarifications

In Tuesday's story entitled 'More doubts cast on Tang's claims' on A5, Dr Yeoh Eng-kiong was quoted as saying 'Article 23 of the Basic Law was a major piece of legislation ...

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 12:00am

Two great Hong Kong movie exports pencilled in for collaboration on Chinese-language film

John Woo and Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng might be two of Hong Kong's most famous and celebrated exports on the international movie scene, but curiously they've never worked together before. That's about to change. Yeoh hinted that she was about to team up with Woo for a new kung fu action movie.

23 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Babylon A.D.

Babylon A.D.

Vin Diesel, Melanie Thierry, Michelle Yeoh, Lambert Wilson

Director: Mattieu Kassovitz

The problem with casting Vin Diesel as your lead is that the man is a one-trick pony. He has to play characters who don't give a damn - because his emotional range makes cardboard seem animated in comparison.

18 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Long-distance call

Banking and the theatre may seem like uneasy bedfellows, but Benjamin Yeoh - who is a London-based investment analyst for Dresdner Kleinwort Bank and one of the first British Chinese playwrights to be appreciated in Britain - finds both disciplines come equally naturally to him.

16 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Michelle Yeoh's scruffy new beau

There will be a big contingent of regional movie stars attending tonight's first ever Asian Film Awards at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.

However, there will also be one big fashion luminary on the red carpet tonight.

20 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Key events of the year


Cepa takes effect


Court of Final Appeal rules the Central-Wan Chai reclamation can proceed


NPC rules out direct election of chief executive in 2007 and all legislators in 2008

Government raises $26 billion from bond issue partly backed by the toll revenue from five tunnels and a bridge

26 Dec 2004 - 12:00am


'When you need to go, you need to go.'

Yeoh Eng-kiong, explaining why he resigned as the city's health chief, or perhaps he was responding to the call of nature.

'The rest of us are just fodder spread in the feeding trough for the fat ones

to gorge on.'

2 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

A chance to smell the roses and listen to the birds

No more Sars, no more bird flu, and don't even mention CSSA. Yeoh Eng-kiong says he just wants to be an ordinary citizen after his 33 years of public service end next week.

27 Sep 2004 - 12:00am


'I have finally learned from Dr Yeoh the meaning of the word shameless.'

Kwok Sin-hung, whose wife died from Sars after the birth of their son, after Secretary for Health and Welfare Yeoh Eng-kiong apologised for the handling of the outbreak but refused to resign. Dr Yeoh finally resigned on Wednesday.


10 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Three days to downfall


4.30pm Legco's Sars select committee releases its report which contains criticism of Yeoh Eng-kiong.

8 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Curbs on chicken imports eased

The daily shipment of live chickens from the mainland will be increased from the current 30,000 birds to 40,000, to meet demands during the Dragon Boat Festival, officials said.

But poultry traders said the increase would still not meet demand and feared the retail price would be pushed up.

17 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Minister's chat leaves students dumbfounded

Yeoh Eng-kiong is a man of high intelligence. This may be why the secretary for health, welfare and food couldn't help quizzing students when he visited a bakery training centre for the mentally handicapped in Tai Po this week.

22 May 2004 - 12:00am

Sars 'sacrifice' claim

Hong Kong's top health official has been accused of being willing to 'sacrifice' residents of Amoy Gardens at the height of the Sars outbreak by blocking the evacuation of all 17,000 residents of the estate to avoid creating a public panic.

Epidemiologist Stephen Ng Kam-cheung made the allegation at a Legco inquiry panel yesterday.

29 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Hospital Authority's bonus payout a bit rich

The times when employees, as a matter of routine, could expect to receive bumper bonuses to brighten their Christmas or Lunar New Year, largely disappeared during the years of our city's economic downturn.

17 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Clean drill of health

A worker washes the floor at a home for the elderly in Wong Tai Sin yesterday as part of the first Sars drill conducted by the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau to prepare medical staff for a possible resurgence of infections.

21 Nov 2003 - 12:00am