Laramie Mok
Laramie Mok
Laramie is a bilingual editor and journalist on the South China Morning Post’s Specialist Publications desk. She is particularly interested in arts and culture, and Hong Kong history. Her writing covers a range of topics, including fashion and beauty, lifestyle, design and social journalism. Before joining the SCMP, she was a reporter at various local magazines and newspapers. Writing inspiring features with an interesting angle is where her enthusiasm lies.

From Chow’s sidekick Ng Man-tat, Lydia Shum and the Hui brothers, to ‘Queen of Comedy’ Sandra Ng and Ronald Cheng, here’s how these actors brought Cantonese humour back to the big screen

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Netizens have described Lau’s Shanghai flat as being more like an art museum than a home – so what will the Days of Being Wild star do with it all if she sells manages to sell her home?

Stars like Joyce Cheng, Indie-pop singer Serrini and Janice Vidal all faced intense body-shaming – but some of them had plenty of choice words for the haters

Model-turned-actress Louise Wong, who marks her debut in the acting world with Anita, says she had a similar childhood to the iconic Hong Kong singer

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With Louis Koo set to play her stylist and Terence Lau Leslie Cheung, upcoming biopic Anita promises to show us who the Canto-pop star really was – some of her rarer TV appearances offer a glimpse too

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Fifty years ago, the RMS Queen Elizabeth moored in Hong Kong and parts of it are still lying on the seabed of Victoria Harbour today – why is it here, how did it sink and what happened to the wreck?

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More than just movies, these iconic venues once hosted live theatre and music – from The Beatles to Cantonese opera – but how many of these historic halls are still standing today?

The variety show has entertained Chinese audiences with comedy, singing, dancing and other performances every Lunar New Year’s Eve since 1983 – making it the most-watched TV programme in the world according to Guinness World Records

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This year’s releases include big budget features with ambitious effects – including life-size replicas of Causeway Bay streets – starring the likes of Tony Leung, Aaron Kwok, Donnie Yen, Sammi Cheng and Gigi Leung

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From Myolie Wu to Gillian Chung, these golden age Hong Kong actresses were wildly popular in their home city but took it to the next level by working north of the border

STYLE caught up with YouTuber Ky, whose dance cover videos of K-pop groups from Blackpink to BTS, Red Velvet and NCT 127 are clocking millions of views

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Hong Kong horror movie Mr Vampire kicked off the jiangshi genre’s popularity – but what are the folk tale origins of these ancient undead monsters and, most importantly, how would you fight one off?

Completed 600 years ago and somehow saved from the ravages of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, the Chinese imperial palace has been brought to life in TV period dramas, from Story of Yanxi Palace to Empresses in the Palace

An increasing number of A-listers in China turned to live streaming e-commerce during the pandemic, so who has been most successful at selling, and who just looked silly?

From Ang Lee’s Lust, Caution to Ann Hui’s brand new Love After Love – did you know all these brutal love stories were adapted from the influential Chinese author’s novels?

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Lee’s rumoured lover was with him the night he died – 50 years later the rumours still rage, and the Taiwanese actress’ life has never been the same since

As casino tycoon Ho’s funeral takes place today, we look at where the city’s other most famous faces – including Leslie Cheung, Jin Yong, Anita Mui and more – have been laid to rest

Pak and Yam’s on-screen relationship made romance in its most platonic form appealing, in an era where the terms ‘homosexuality’ and ‘lesbianism’ barely existed

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As the saying goes, ‘Wherever there are Chinese people, Teresa Teng’s songs can be heard’; the Taiwanese cultural icon is considered one of the greatest singers in Asian recording history

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March 31 marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Hong Kong movie star Tina Leung Kwok-hing, aka Ti Na, yet her legendary life – both on and off the screen – still inspires and captivates

The iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant and the Tai Pak Floating Restaurant, currently closed due to coronavirus, are popular with celebrities, locals and tourists, and have featured in many movies

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