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The film I SELL LOVE (FAN MAI OI)'s actors including Pakho Chau and Rose Chan Ka Wun two nights ago attended an audience appreciation event. Pakho said that next year he will make even more movies, with romance, comedy and Lunar New Year films. He said, "Every character is a challenge. My acting experience is still thin, I will do my homework. I watched many of my favorite (Stephen) Chow Sing Chi film, sometimes when I thought of lines from Sing Yeh's films I would laugh." He also pointed out that comedy was harder to play than romance. Was he worried that his performance would not be funny? He said, "I would trust the director, like in the film GUILTY (SEI FEI) I had to be completely naked and curse so I left everything to the director." As for his colleague Shiga Lin Si Nga's relationship, he congratulated her but they rarely talked about personal lives.

Chan Ka Wun was supposedly dating Michael Wai Chi Ho. She denied the rumor. "We are just friends. When I go to dinner with a group of people, others would always call the men around me boyfriends. I am only 22, how can I be dating him for as many years as written. I don't understand it. Now I have to focus on work. If I have to choose a boyfriend I would choose someone like Pakho Chau in the film, a guy who can make me change." She pointed out that she went to many audience appreciation events at the cinemas and discovered that teachers bringing students to the ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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1125-00282-057b1.jpg?t=1416894405800courtesy of on.cc_25MC004_.jpgSammo Hung is very pleased with how hard work his disciple Eddie Peng is _25MC005_.jpgEddie Peng kowtows to Sammo Hung to officially become his disciple
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The film RISE OF THE LEGEND (WONG FEI HUNG ji YING HUNG YAU MUNG) earlier promoted in Shanghai. Sammo Hung Kam Bo announced that he has accepted Eddie Peng Yu-Yen as a disciple. Peng Yu-Yen privately called Hung Kam Bo god father. Hung Kam Bo said, "Not just with action, for any scene that I have, how the cell motivate every punch and kick I would speak to him. He is a very hard working young man. Because he is willing to work he achieves 90%, this point is very amazing, I am very pleased." Peng Yu-Yen said that in a fight scene in the fire, the set was hot and exhausting, before the shoot he kept practicing in hopes of completing it successfully. He was afraid that he would disappoint the elders with any bad take.


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1125-00282-045b4.jpg?t=14168945745901125-00282-045b5.jpg?t=1416894570675courtesy of on.cc_25MC007_.jpgAndy Lau is the surprise guest award presenter in Malaysia.  According to Malaysian media, he even secretly brings his wife and daughter to the event.  Last night only Wa Jai returned to Hong Kong.

_25MC008_.jpgWa Jai personally goes to Malaysia to present awards to Law Lan and Lau Kong, which made them very happy and touched_25mc201.jpgTavia Yeung and Law Chung Him return to Hong Kong on the same flight but deliberately exit through different gates.  Law Chung Him denies that he proposed as career comes first, while Tavia Yeung says that she needs her parents' approval to wed.  She will tell everyone when she does_25MC010_.jpgRoger Kwok wins the Malaysia Best Actor for the third time, however he is only 50% confident about the TVB Anniversary Award_25MC011_.jpgCharmaine Sheh won Best Actress in Singapore and Malaysia, her chances should be rather high._25MC009_.jpgRoger Kwok and Charmaine Sheh
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Andy Lau Tak Wa two nights ago appeared in Malaysia to attend the TVB Malaysia Astro Awards 2014. Wa Jai was a guest presenter as he presented "Starlight Achievement Awards" to Lau Kong and Helena Law Lan to thunderous applause from the audience.

The trio later spoke with Cable Entertainment. Wa Jai said that the event earlier contacted him in hopes that he would record a video. Yet he felt if he personally appeared, he and they would be happier. In addition he has ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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1125-00282-002b1.jpg?t=14168959858011125-00282-004b1.jpg?t=1416895936071Charlene Choi suggests for Raymond Lam to take the co-workers to dinner1125-00282-004b2.jpg?t=1416895932701Michael Miu1125-00282-004b3.jpg?t=1416895921842Niki Chow laments that she only played sister to Raymond Fung1125-00282-004b4.jpg?t=1416895917910Sandra Ng
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Chong welcome Raymond Lam_25MA007_.jpgTelevision series producers Lau Ka Ho and Mui Siu Wai_25MA017_.jpgStephen Chan congratulated Raymond Lam on "switching clubs" _25MA006_.jpgBoss Albert Yeung
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Raymond Lam Fung officially joins Emperor Entertainment. Last night a press conference was held. Aside from boss Albert Yeung Sau Sing and executives Mani Fok Man Hei, Ng Yu and Albert Lee, Emperor's top star Joey Yung Cho Yi even presented a giant balloon that read "LF X EEG" to him. Yeung Sau Sing even invited directors Yuen Woo Ping, Benny Chan Muk Sing, Derek Kwok Chi Kin and Felix Chong Man Kei to show support for Lam Fung's film development.

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ATV's licence in jeopardy: lawyer


Source:  SCMP




ATV's licence to broadcast is in severe doubt, a court heard yesterday, with the industry's regulator telling bosses at the troubled station it was inclined to tell the government not to grant a renewal due to poor management and unsatisfactory performance.


The Communications Authority's views, shown in a draft of its recommendation sent to the station on September 5, were revealed to the Court of First Instance by counsel for Antenna Investments, a major shareholder in ATV. The licence expires at the end of next year, with the final decision resting with the chief executive and Executive Council.


Antenna is suing the station over allegations of poor management and is urging the court to appoint an independent supervisor to oversee the station.


Chua Guan-hock SC, for Antenna, read part of the authority's letter to the court. In it, the watchdog alleges that the station's corporate governance is deficient and that there are no proper checks and balances on the board. It says overall unsatisfactory performance also contributed to its likely decision.


Chua said Antenna had no idea what Wong Ching, the mainland businessman who is ATV's major investor, was thinking.


On the one hand, he told the court, Wong had arranged HK$3 billion in funding for the station this year to prepare for the licence renewal; on the other, Wong had demanded the station repay a loan of HK$1.09 billion within a month or he would wind it up. The company lost HK$378 million and had liabilities of more than HK$1 billion, the court heard.


"He is playing a game with the [authority] and he goes to the court to play a game with you," Chua said, addressing judge Mr Justice Jonathan Harris.


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HKTV launches after a year of controversy


Source:  Time Out Hong Kong




HKTV has finally made its long-awaited debut online. Arthur Tam goes outside the box and finds out what it means for the future of television in our city


Besides being a hub for the finance, fashion and film industries over the years, Hong Kong also has a proud history in TV. The city’s thriving television scene has been an undying source of cultural influence – both locally and internationally. It’s nothing short of amazing that a small territory with a market of just seven million people can regularly produce TV shows with budgets similar to those made in the US that have a market of more than 300 million people. Ever since the conception of HK’s first free-to-air station, TVB, which launched on November 19, 1967, we’ve been producing quality programming that not only reaches local viewers but has also, over the years, expanded to audiences in Malaysia, the USA, Australia, Canada, the UK, Thailand, Singapore, Macau and New Zealand. Not bad for a TV station that, for the past 47 years, has been producing original Cantonese (only the third most widely spoken Chinese dialect) shows.


It may be a proud, colourful history but, of late, there’s been a considerable amount of public discontent aimed at TVB. Some say it’s gone stale and that shows are bland. Others claim it has a monopoly over the industry, despite the existence of stations like PCCW, i-Cable, ATV and RTHK. They say these networks can’t compete with TVB. And, to top it all off, TVB has also been criticised for self-censorship, especially in relation to its coverage of the recent heated protests.


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Charlene Choi's fans donate 2000kg rice instead of presents for her birthday   COPY2.jpg 10729298_269887499875332_162900310_n.jpg 928019_349378881907766_1425520979_n.jpg   Source: EEG Translation: mutts @ >http://asianfanatics.net   Charlene Choi celebrated her 32nd birthday on November 22. Previously when she had an opening in her schedule, she celebrated her birthday in advance with over 200 Hong Kong and overseas fans. Charlene has always wanted to be able to do more good deeds and help vulnerable families. As a result, for her birthday gathering this year, fans answered Charlene's appeal and decided not to give flowers and presents. Instead, they used this money to buy rice and gave it to charities in need. At the beginning of the birthday gathering, the charity organization representative accepted the rice voucher from Charlene and expressed their great appreciation.   In order to give their idol a birthday surprise, fans specially asked EEG staff about the food Charlene likes and prepared a "Braised pork with bean curd rice + Chinese vegetable" design cake. Upon seeing the cake, Charlene who was so astonished that she could not bear to cut the cake. After singing the birthday song, 14 lucky fans who were chosen from a draw played games with Charlene.   Soon after, Charlene brought out her own personal items to sell for charity, with all proceeds going to the rice donation. With everyone's combined effort, they together donated over 45 000 meals. Charlene expressed, "Thank you to all the "Little Silly Sa's" who came today and helped celebrate this "Big Silly Sa's" birthday in advance. I never thought that my birthday was this significant. Thank you to everyone for putting my words into action! Today, we together donated 2000 kg of rice, which will be ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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Monday November 24, 2014 Hong Kong

Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/ada-choi-withdraws-children-apparel-business-060900431.html






Hong Kong actress Ada Choi recently announced her withdrawal from her children apparel brand, Motion Picture Kidswear.


According to Mingpao News, the actress shared the news on her Weibo, saying, "A year ago, I invested in the company with much delight, but now I have decided to withdraw my investment."


Though she did not reveal the reason behind her withdrawal, Ada said that she is still thankful for the opportunity to learn a thing or two about business.


"I will continue to work hard and prepare for the future. Thank you to all supporters!" she added.


The news was a surprise to many, as Ada had worked hard promoting the store, and had once stated that she would like to make the business a listed company in the future.

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Monday November 24, 2014 Hong Kong

Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/bosco-wong-wants-selfless-wife-061600520.html






 "I want a filial and selfless wife," said Bosco Wong, when asked about the woman of his dream in an interview with Oriental Daily News recently.


The actor, whose eight-year romance with Myolie Wu ended two years ago, and new relationship with model Vanessa Yeung ended after only a short while, stated that his ideal wife would be Nancy Wu's character in "The Ultimate Addiction".


"She has no need to cook since I cook all the time anyway, but every successful man would want someone who can help him take care of the business as well as the household, a selfless person who is not afraid to make sacrifices in order to resolve one's issues," said Bosco.


The actor admitted that such a wife is hard to find, though added that he has not set any time frame on when he should get married.


"I will always put my family and friends first, and right now, my career is the most important, as I have to provide for my family. Thus, romance has always been the lowest priority in my book," Bosco admitted.


However, Bosco assured that he will find a way to balance his career and love once he has found the right woman.

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Monday November 24, 2014 Hong Kong

Source: https://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/wong-cho-lam-hold-wedding-disneyland-063000911.html





 Rumour has it that the recently engaged TVB couple, Wong Cho Lam and Leanne Li, will be holding their wedding in Disneyland in Lantau Island.


According to Oriental Daily News, following Eric Tsang's disclosure that the couple may get married on Valentine's Day, a new rumour has emerged saying that they will be holding a 100-table banquet at the Hong Kong Disneyland.


The venue is said to be especially memorable to the couple, as it was the location of their very first date.


Sources also claimed that both Wong and Leanne love the Disney characters so much that the comedy actor even held his birthday party last year and filmed several scenes for "Come On, Cousin!" at the theme park.


When asked to confirm the rumours, the happy soon-to-be wed star only replied, "I will announce the details myself later."


The couple, who has been dating for five years, recently got engaged when Wong popped the question in front of the audience and viewers at the TVB Anniversary Gala.


Meanwhile, Leanne recently denied rumours that she knew about the proposal before it was made, saying that she had no clue whatsoever.


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