Tag - Hong Kong

Can Natalie Tong Survive Outside of TVB?

Working at TVB for 19 years, Natalie Tong (唐詩詠) is surprisingly leaving the station.  With the 40-year-old wanting to fulfill her dream to explore the world of theatre, many wonder how she will fare outside of TVB. Since joining TVB in 2003 and starring in her first drama Hearts of Fencing <當四葉草碰上劍尖時>, Natalie has filmed 55 dramas. After her...

“Gentlemen of East 8th” Removed From Streaming Platforms

Since airing in late August, Chinese drama Gentlemen of East 8th <東八區的先生們> has been steeped in sexual harassment controversy. After Hans Zhang Han (張翰) received criticism for grabbing actress Xiaochen Wang’s (王晓晨) bra strap and touching her chest, the drama has finally been removed from streaming platforms. As Zhang Han is also the producer and scriptwriter for the drama, his behavior...

4 Former Miss Hong Kong Winners & Participants Who Scandalised The World With Sex Talk

Those who win the Miss Hong Kong pageant (香港小姐競選) are usually highly venerated. However, that also means their actions and words are under greater scrutiny. After all, they are meant to represent Hong Kong. And most people feel they have an idea of what that image is like. This year’s champion Denise Lam (林卓錡) drew...

Malaysia sets up Hong Kong-style ‘special committee’ to rescue Southeast Asia job scam victims

Malaysia's government has said it will set up a committee dedicated to rescuing citizens who have fallen victim to job scam networks across Southeast Asia's Mekong region amid continued national attention over the issue. The illegal enterprises – which are widely seen as an emerging form of human trafficking – have come into focus after...

Denice Lam Wins Miss Hong Kong 2022

The Miss Hong Kong 2022 was held on September 26, 2022 and resulted in 27-years-old Denice Lam (林鈺洧) taking home the crown. Cecca Xu (許子萱) bagged three awards including first runner up award, Miss International Goodwill Award and Ecological Conservation Award. Joey Leung (梁超怡) won second-runner up and Miss Photogenic. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hong Kong Pageantry, the contestant...

C-dramas to Ban Artistes Who Had Plastic Surgery?

Embroiled in scandals recently, the most recent being an ex-employee who shared photos of the actress taking a smoke, Angelababy’s (楊穎) troubles look set to increase, as more talk of restrictive guidelines on C-dramas emerge, including an alleged ban on artistes who have done plastic surgery! Latest word has it that Chinese drama production teams have...

Faye Wong Stars in New Ad by Wong Kar-wai

Rarely appearing in the public eye in recent years, queen of pop and film icon Faye Wong (王菲) has been enjoying life and maintaining a low profile. However, the elusive 52-year-old will make a rare ad appearance for a project helmed by renowned auteur Wong Kar-wai (王家卫), making it the duo’s collaboration after 18 years, much to fans’...

No rice or noodles? How to enjoy Asian food on the keto diet in Hong Kong

From instant noodles with satay beef to roast meats on rice, carbohydrates play a key part in the average Hongkonger’s daily meals. Even outside Hong Kong, rice serves as a common base on which entire Asian dishes are built, from bibimbap and biryani to sushi. Some people even make their love of rice a defining...

Kenneth Ma: “I Would Have Been Married Without the Pandemic!”

Dating for two years, Kenneth Ma (馬國明) and Roxanne Tong (湯洛雯) envision their future together. Living together and sharing finances, Kenneth is even applying for a supplementary credit card for her. The 48-year-old admits to the possibility of already being married to Roxanne if the pandemic did not present so many challenges to wedding arrangements! Highly compatible, the couple even...