Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai has gained more than a million new followers on Chinese social media almost overnight after he posted a short, self-deprecating online video message recently. Photo: SCMP Composite
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‘Sometimes I am in a daze and hide’: Hong Kong star Tony Leung gets quirky online

1 Feb 2023 - 4:46PM

Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai has shot to mainland social media prominence after an introspective, 44-second message he posted on the short-video app, Douyin, garnered him nearly a million new followers in just six hours.

Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai has gained more than a million new followers on Chinese social media almost overnight after he posted a short, self-deprecating online video message recently. Photo: SCMP Composite

‘Sometimes I am in a daze and hide’: Hong Kong star Tony Leung gets quirky online

Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai has shot to mainland social media prominence after an introspective, 44-second message he posted on the short-video app, Douyin, garnered him nearly a million new followers in just six hours.

1 Feb 2023 - 4:46PM

‘I’ve slept with more girls’: Chinese sports star apologises for sexist outburst

A Chinese sports star has faced severe online criticism after he posted an apology video for a sexist outburst in which he taunted another player by saying, “I’ve slept with more girls than you” in a courtside fracas.

27 Jan 2023 - 11:14AM

‘Little Jack Ma’: video of begging kid lookalike reignites child abuse debate

“Little Jack Man”, a famous child doppelganger of Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, has been spotted stopping cars on the street to beg for money, reigniting an online debate about family child abuse and exploitation in the entertainment industry.

25 Jan 2023 - 9:51PM
“I’ve slept with more girls than you” taunt to rival by famous Chinese basketball player has seen him fined and banned, and sparked a fierce debate online. Photo: SCMP Composite

‘I’ve slept with more girls’: Chinese sports star apologises for sexist outburst

A Chinese sports star has faced severe online criticism after he posted an apology video for a sexist outburst in which he taunted another player by saying, “I’ve slept with more girls than you” in a courtside fracas.

27 Jan 2023 - 11:14AM
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‘Little Jack Ma’: video of begging kid lookalike reignites child abuse debate

“Little Jack Man”, a famous child doppelganger of Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, has been spotted stopping cars on the street to beg for money, reigniting an online debate about family child abuse and exploitation in the entertainment industry.

“Little Jack Man”, a famous child doppelganger of Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, has been spotted stopping cars on the street to beg for money, reigniting an online debate about family child abuse and exploitation in the entertainment industry.

25 Jan 2023 - 9:51PM
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‘Bruce Lee of Afghanistan’: Kabul kung fu king flees Taliban, dreams of Hong Kong

An Afghan lookalike of Hong Kong kung fu icon Bruce Lee is living in Manchester, England, after he and his family were forced to flee the war-torn country for fear of their lives under the Taliban regime.

An Afghan lookalike of Hong Kong kung fu icon Bruce Lee is living in Manchester, England, after he and his family were forced to flee the war-torn country for fear of their lives under the Taliban regime.

21 Jan 2023 - 9:27AM

‘It’s propaganda bulls***!’: Hong Kong rapper Jackson Wang calls out media bias

Mainland social media has rallied behind Hong Kong singer and rapper Jackson Wang after a video of his emotionally-charged speech rejecting anti-China media coverage during his concert in London went viral.

18 Jan 2023 - 11:05AM
‘It’s propaganda bulls***!’: Hong Kong rapper Jackson Wang calls out media bias

China’s billionaire Wang Sicong arrested after allegedly punching man in street fracas

Wang Sicong – the only son of Chinese property tycoon Wang Jianlin – has been arrested following a street fracas in Shanghai on January 11.

12 Jan 2023 - 8:24PM
China’s billionaire Wang Sicong arrested after allegedly punching man in street fracas

‘Bruce Lee of Afghanistan’: Kabul kung fu king flees Taliban, dreams of Hong Kong

An Afghan lookalike of Hong Kong kung fu icon Bruce Lee is living in Manchester, England, after he and his family were forced to flee the war-torn country for fear of their lives under the Taliban regime.

21 Jan 2023 - 9:27AM

‘It’s propaganda bulls***!’: Hong Kong rapper Jackson Wang calls out media bias

Mainland social media has rallied behind Hong Kong singer and rapper Jackson Wang after a video of his emotionally-charged speech rejecting anti-China media coverage during his concert in London went viral.

18 Jan 2023 - 11:05AM

China’s billionaire Wang Sicong arrested after allegedly punching man in street fracas

Wang Sicong – the only son of Chinese property tycoon Wang Jianlin – has been arrested following a street fracas in Shanghai on January 11.

12 Jan 2023 - 8:24PM

To the Chinese, food opens all doors – but it can also close some doors if not used in the right way. Just ask comedian Uncle Roger, who found himself in hot water over a video he made with anti-Beijing food vlogger Mike Chen.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM

To the Chinese, food opens all doors – but it can also close some doors if not used in the right way. Just ask comedian Uncle Roger, who found himself in hot water over a video he made with anti-Beijing food vlogger Mike Chen.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM

A comedic persona created by Malaysian stand-up comedian Nigel Ng, Uncle Roger will remind most Asians of at least one grumpy family member who’s never afraid to speak their mind.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
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Comedian Nigel Ng’s “Uncle Roger” recently landed in hot water over a video he did with a fellow vlogger who often criticises the Chinese government. Photo: YouTube

My Hong Kong | ‘Let’s eat and talk business’: the role food plays in Chinese culture

To the Chinese, food opens all doors – but it can also close some doors if not used in the right way. Just ask comedian Uncle Roger, who found himself in hot water over a video he made with anti-Beijing food vlogger Mike Chen.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM

My Hong Kong | Why Asians love Uncle Roger – we’ve all got one in the family

A comedic persona created by Malaysian stand-up comedian Nigel Ng, Uncle Roger will remind most Asians of at least one grumpy family member who’s never afraid to speak their mind.

A comedic persona created by Malaysian stand-up comedian Nigel Ng, Uncle Roger will remind most Asians of at least one grumpy family member who’s never afraid to speak their mind.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
Why Asians love Uncle Roger – we’ve all got one in the family

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