No joke: Man gets $1,700 sushi restaurant bill in Hong Kong after QR code prank

A sushi enthusiast shared a photograph of his meal on Facebook, only to be pranked by netizens who ordered more food for him via the QR code in the image. On Saturday (Oct 2), a man in Hong Kong posted in a sushi and sashimi interest group on Facebook, showing him dining in at Genki...

Eddie Kwan Leaves TVB

A staple in TVB dramas since the 1980s, Eddie Kwan (關禮傑) announced he is no longer a contracted artiste with the station. The revelation was made just as his daughter Fabienne Kwan (關楓馨), who had competed in Miss Hong Kong 2021, is expected to sign with TVB to launch her entertainment career. Although Fabienne did not place in the pageant,...

Hong Kong boy with incurable disease undergoes risky surgery to help him breathe

Marcus Ng with his mother Wenus Chan before the operation on Monday.Handout A 10-year-old Hong Kong boy born with a rare and incurable genetic disorder has successfully undergone high-risk spinal surgery intended to slow the deterioration of his health. Marcus Ng Pak-lam has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which causes his muscles to gradually weaken and waste...

Actor Michael Tse & Comedian MC Jin Celebrate Anniversary Of “Lives Of Omission” With Reenactment Pic

Variety show “Call Me By Fire (披荆斩棘的哥哥)” has brought great pleasure to both fans and its participants. As the show has gathered many artistes to perform, it’s no surprise old friends will meet and have a chance to work together again. One such pair is Michael Tse (謝天華) and MC Jin (Jin Au-Yeung, 欧阳靖) from...

Stephen Chow Rumoured to be Threatening a Lawsuit Against Ukei for Violating Confidentiality Agreement ?

Hong Kong media reports that might be so as the 59-year-old star has reportedly sent a lawyer’s notice demanding all the photos she took on a boat be taken down from social media or else face legal repercussions from violating the confidentiality agreement she allegedly signed. Last month, sightings of filmmaker and actor Stephen Chow hanging out...

Nicole Kidman gets quarantine exemption by Hong Kong for TV series: Reports

Actress Nicole Kidman.Twitter/KidmanUpdates  As Hong Kong braces for more draconian Covid-19 travel restrictions to take effect from midnight Thursday (Aug 19), Australian actor Nicole Kidman received an exemption from the government to skip quarantine, media reported. The exemption was given to allow her to film an Amazon television series called The Expats, online news site HK01...

Still a ‘bad boy’? Nicholas Tse likes playing the villain and even asked for it in Hong Kong action film Raging Fire

Nicholas Tse in a movie still from Raging Fire.mm2 Entertainment Hong Kong actor Nicholas Tse has always been perceived as a 'bad boy' and though he has rehabilitated his image over the years, perhaps there is still something to it. In an interview for the Hong Kong blockbuster action film Raging Fire, the 40-year-old actor told AsiaOne...

Pakho Chau Makes a Surprise Birth Announcement as He and Wife Stephanie Welcome Their Son Into the World

Pakho Chau holds his new baby boy in his arms Pakho Chau is a proud new dad once again, announcing that he and wife Stephanie have a new son. Just like when their daughter Chau Sum-yuet (Sonya) was born, the extremely private pair nixed any pregnancy or gender reveals in favour of making the announcement once the stork...

Miss Hong Kong 2021: Contestants Make Swimsuit Appearances

Fit from their hard training, the 24 contestants of Miss Hong Kong 2021 wore swimsuits to meet the media earlier. There were a few that stood out from the crowd, including early favorites Yvette Chan (陳聖瑜) who stands at 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 105 pounds. Carina Leung (梁凱晴) is also 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 107...

Chinese parents fret after government bans for-profit tutoring firms

A girl carrying a schoolbag stands near an outlet of private educational services provider New Oriental Education and Technology Group in Beijing, China, on July 26, 2021.Reuters Anxious Chinese parents were rushing to hire private tutors to help their children navigate a fiercely competitive education system after the government moved last week to rein in...