Chasing Star

Veronica Shiu


Miss Chinese Vancouver Veronica Shiu seized the opportunity to launch her acting career in Hong Kong after winning in multiple beauty pageants. Last year, Veronica was cast as Yan Yan in the modern sitcom Come Home Love: Lo And Behold where she started to gain popularity. As she was taking a vacation back to Canada, many Vancouverites recognized her and asked to take photos together. Aside from acting, Veronica took on a new challenge as she covered Hubert Wu’s song, “I Was Here”, in a special music video, which went viral among netizens. During Veronica’s stay in Vancouver, she sat down with William Ho to share new updates and future plans on Leisure Talk. Veronica also expressed gratitude for landing on the role Yan Yan as it earned her more recognition, allowing her to explore other fields as a program host or and emcee.

MCVP 2nd Runner-up Tingting’s Memorable Journey


For over two decades, Fairchild Television takes pride in donating the Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant production to different charity organizations for fundraising purpose. Last year, Fairchild TV named Chi Heng Foundation Canada as the beneficiary of the annual MCVP Gala Dinner, wishing to bring attention to orphans suffering from AIDs in Central China. The warmhearted Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2017 second runner-up Tingting Niu recently visited those underprivileged children in Zhengzhou, China along with Chi Heng Foundation Canada to understand their poor living conditions and daily needs. After the trip, Tingting guested on Leisure Talk and City Chat to share her stories and experience during this memorable visit, at the same time revealing her future plan after capturing the title as Miss Chinese Vancouver second runner-up. For more updates on Tingting’s trip, stay tuned to the programs mentioned above, MCVP ‘social media account, and Fairchild TV official website.

Wan Kwong


Best known as "The Temple Street Prince" of Hong Kong, Wan Kwong has worked in the entertainment industry for over 60 years. His songs are filled with witty lyrics and reflect the cultural and political aspects of local Hong Kong residents’ life in the 1970s and 80s. Some of his all-time classics include 14 Seats and Life of a Taxi Driver which voice out the hardship endured by drivers and Ignoring Father which brings out family and drug abuse issues. Wan Kwong was not feeling-well the first few days in Vancouver, however, he still made it to Fairchild TV in person to explain his health condition and re-schedule interviews with our staff. His professionalism definitely earns him respect and admiration from everyone. When Wan Kwong slightly recovered, he immediately guested on Leisure Talk to wish all Canadian viewers a happy early Chinese New year. He also shared his achievement of holding concerts at Hong Kong Coliseum three times in a year and expressed his happiness of winning the Best Male Actor in a Leading Role in Gold Award last year.

Eddie Cheung


Artiste Eddie Cheung had appeared in numerous TV dramas after joining TVB in the early 80’s. After leaving TVB, he began to land on important roles in popular movies such as Running on Karma, Election, Election 2, and Exiled, as his acting skill was recognized by renowned movie director and producer Johnnie To. In order to spend more time with his family, Eddie returned to TVB after almost a decade and participated in multiple dramas includes Til Love Do Us Lie, The No No Girl, Come With Me, and more. Eddie recently came to Vancouver to film a new drama and guested on Leisure Talk and What’s On to share the difference between shooting a movie and a TV drama, his happy family life, and how he gets along with his two children.

Stephen Shin


Renowned Hong Kong movie director, producer, and screenwriter, Stephen Shin, was one of the major figures of the “Hong Kong New Wave”. He has directed and produced countless popular movies. Among them, the historical epic movie The Great Conqueror’s Concubine starring Gong Li and produced by Zhang Yimou made Stephen one of the Hong Kong forerunners to partner with filmmakers from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan for joint movie productions. In more recent years, his work The Assassin produced was not only featured at the Vancouver International Film Festival but also shone at the Cannes Film Festival and earned multiple international awards. In Stephen’s recent interview on Leisure Talk, he shared some key reasons of joining the film industry and his experience after working in this industry for decades.

Eddy Ko


A Vancouverite himself, experienced actor Eddy Ko has appeared in numerous classic movies and TV dramas in Asia. He recently guested on Leisure Talk with his wife to share some exciting behind-the-scene stories when filming at Hengdian World Studios, his passion for singing, and delightful family life. To learn more about Eddy’s recent updates, be sure to stay tuned for his interview on Leisure Talk!

Teddy Ng


Teddy started his career in the film industry first as a photographer; he then participated in Wong Kar-wai’s movie as a cinematographer before becoming a movie director. Apart from directing films and music videos, Teddy has also collaborated with different organizations, such as Hong Kong Correctional Services, to produce educational micro-movies. There is always a woman behind every man's success. Teddy’s movie star wife, Sabrina Ho, was one of the judges of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2017. Recently, Teddy guested on Leisure Talk to share his experience when filming movies, his thoughts on the future of Chinese movies, behind-the-scene stories when directing Andy Lau’s music video, and some little secrets between him and Sabrina.

Joel Chan


Joel first debuted as a singer in the 90’s and later signed a contract with TVB to chase his artistic dream. After years of assuming minor roles in dramas with limited recognition, he was gradually landing on more important parts. His performance in the critically acclaimed drama The Unholy Alliance earned him My Favorite TVB Supporting Actor at 2017 TVB Star Awards Malaysia. The Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant Special Guest Performer sat down with William Ho to share his joy on winning the acting accolade and his impression on this first visit to Vancouver. Known for his passion for running, Joel revealed that he will run to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Canada.

Monica Dong


Experienced radio host Monica Dong was a former member of the legendary radio group “6 Pair and a Half” formed by 13 young popular DJs in the early 1980s. Monica earned major commercial success with her song “Cold Rain” in the group’s self-titled album. After emigrating to overseas, she was still active in hosting radio programs until 2013. During Monica’s interview on Leisure Talk, she reminisced on her days as a radio host. As a dog lover, Monica also shared the happy moments and challenges she confronts when helping animals-saving organizations.

Tam Sik Hay


For over 30 years in the music industry,Tam Sik Hay has been a backing vocalist of many well-known Chinese singers including Paula Tsui, Alan Tam, Leslie Cheung, and Anita Mui. At the same time, he has also participated in music composition and arrangement. In 2006, Tam finally had a chance to grace the stage with his magnificent voice as a solo artiste at his first concert in Canada. Tam recently returned to Vancouver for a singing performance and sat down with William Ho to share some amusing stories throughout his career as a backing vocalist on Leisure Talk.