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Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang dies in quarantine hotel

HONG KONG (AP) — Veteran Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang has died while in a COVID-19 quarantine hotel in the southern Chinese city, local media reported. Tsang was best known internat...

Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue attacked for ‘Taiwanese accent’ by Chinese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue (余文樂) has taken heat from Chinese netizens who disapprove of his allegedly "heavy Taiwanese accent" since he spoke in Mandarin in a rec...

Christie's NFT auction to feature Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asia's first-ever online non-fungible token (NFT) auction, organized by international auction house Christie's and featuring Hong Kong celebrity Shawn Yue's (余...

Actor Nicholas Tse renouncing Canadian citizenship amid China's 'blacklist'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong-born action film actor Nicholas Tse (謝霆鋒) was seen on Chinese TV Sunday (Sept. 5) claiming that he is in the process of renouncing his Canadian citizenship amid ...

Over 1,300 foreigners granted Taiwan Employment Gold Cards in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan issued a total of 1,399 Employment Gold Cards in 2020 as it endeavors to attract highly skilled foreign talent. The number issued last year doubled that of the p...

HK actor Anthony Wong receives Taiwan employment gold card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed Hong Kong actor and pro-democracy activist Anthony Wong (黃秋生) has received Taiwan's Employment Gold Card. The National Development Council (NDC) on Sunday (Ap...

Hong Kong veteran actor Liu Kai-chi dies at 66

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong actor Liu Kai-chi (廖啟智) died Sunday (March 28) after a battle with stomach cancer. Liu appeared in more than 70 films during his 40-year acting career, includ...

Veteran Hong Kong actor Ng Man-tat passes away

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong veteran actor Ng Man-tat (吳孟達) passed away Saturday at the age of 70. Ng was a Hong Kong actor originally from Fujian, China. He started his career at the age...

Hong Kong actor considers offering acting classes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong movie star Anthony Wong (黃秋生) said Tuesday (Dec. 22) that he is considering offering classes to young actors in Taiwan as well as starting an online food busines...

Taiwanese food show features Hong Kong actor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new Taiwanese food program called "Friends by Food Truck" began shooting Saturday (Nov. 28). The show is hosted by Wong Chau-sang (黃秋生), with Taiwanese cele...

AP PHOTOS: Masks hold images of pandemic, Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — In one of Edmond Kok's creations, a 3D visualization of a spiky coronavirus bursts out of a face mask. Another mask uses a plastic takeout container to remind people of the environmen...

HK actor Anthony Wong finishes quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed Hong Kong actor and pro-democracy activist Anthony Wong (黃秋生) on Tuesday (May 26) completed his 14-day quarantine and praised Taiwan's handling of the Wuhan coro...

Taiwan saw spike in Hongkongers seeking residency in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan saw significant growth in the number of Hong Kong residents fleeing to the country last year amid months of political uncertainty and social unrest. According to...

Taiwan mulls opening trade links with HK as actor arrives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 12) announced that it is considering reopening economic and trade links with Hong Kong on the same day ...

Pro-democracy Hong Kong actor under quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong actor Wong Chau-sang (黃秋生) has disclosed early Tuesday morning (May 12) that he is under quarantine in Taiwan while hinting at the possibility of p...