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Fairchild Television Interview with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

02/15/2019

During an exclusive interview with Fairchild Television in Vancouver, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his views on the Canadian government’s approach on extradition request from the United States regarding Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, as well as the opposition’s request on directly approaching Beijing through telephone for the case. In light of the recent tension in Sino-Canadian trade relationship, Trudeau stressed that Canada has an independent judiciary without government intervention, and the country has always been seeking trade partners around the world.Regarding the federal government’s stance on Huawei’s bid on 5G network building, Trudeau reiterates that Canada is an independent country with full sovereignty to make decisions based on the country’s best interest, and the government will ensure that relevant products are safe and reliable for Canada. As for SNC-Lavalin scandal’s effect on the upcoming federal election, he would only say that the economy should be the top priority of voters.

Politicians Visit Fairchild Television for Chinese New Year

02/14/2019

Politicians of all stripes visited Fairchild Television for Chinese New Year greetings to our viewers and took exclusive interviews. Speaking on Sino-Canadian tension due to the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, federal Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion Mary Ng believes the bilateral relationship is able to sustain any storm just like a mountain. As for Sino-American trade war and US-Canadian tariff issues, Ng says Canada has free trade agreements with all G-7 countries while local products may enter more markets through the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

British Columbia Premier John Horgan says while the real estate market has cooled down, housing is still unaffordable for many. Horgan also confirms his government will review the Speculation and Vacancy Tax (SVT) after its first year in effect. He also expressed gratitude in New Democratic Party’s by-election victory and reiterates his party will continue its partnership with Green Party.

British Columbia Liberal Party leader Andrew Wilkinson says his party is in the rebuilding process and recruiting about 50 party members as riding representatives a foundation for renewal. On the scandal of Legislative Assembly’s senior staffer expenses, Wilkinson says he will seek co- operation with Green Party to establish a better system to prevent similar incidents in the future.

Fairchild Television Held a New Year Ceremony

02/12/2019

The management team of Fairchild Group led the entire staff in a ceremony on the 8th day of the Year of the Pig to wish for every success this year. Each staff member took turns to pray and used balloons to symbolize firecrackers to kick start the new working year. Lastly, a large roasted pig was shared amongst everyone to mark a wonderful start.

Fairchild Television Celebrates the Year of the Pig

02/05/2019

On the first day of the New Year, Fairchild Television welcomed the Year of the Pig with an impressive lion dance which brought much festive ambience to Aberdeen Centre. A lively and energetic lion first greeted Fairchild TV staff at the front door and performed the ‘picking the green’ ceremony, and then proceeded to dance at every corner in the company to bring good luck to all employees and anticipate a prosperous new year.

Chinese New Year Countdown at Aberdeen Centre

02/04/2019

Aberdeen Centre was jam-packed with hundreds of excited Vancouverites and visitors waiting ardently for the city’s largest Chinese New Year Countdown Show produced by Fairchild TV on New Year’s Eve. The much-anticipated event was unveiled by a spectacular lion dance which filled the whole venue with an exotic and celebratory atmosphere.

MC’s Mary Lo, Mandy Chan, and Tingting Niu first wished everyone a happy Chinese New Year followed by an introduction of the amazing program lineup for the evening.

An energetic singing and dancing presentation by a group of adorable children kicked off the performance portion.

A rendition of Teresa Teng’s masterpiece, The Moon Represents My Heart, by a female Caucasian who demonstrated the power of music as a universal language, earned a round of thunderous applause.

Cheered by lots of fans on site, 5 Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2018 participants performed a mesmerizing Bollywood dance.

4 alumni of Super 10 brought forth a Chinese New Year medley, overwhelming the venue with endless joy. 

Adding on to the festive spirits, Chinese metaphysics master, Anna Mak, revealed the zodiac fortunes of the Year of the Pig.

The festivity would not be complete without exciting games, prizes, and red pocket money. Lucky audiences were invited to participate in a series of the fun-filled games and lucky draws while B Chiu and partner Steven Yang checked out the Lunar New Year’s Market and handed out lucky red pockets.

As the celebration continued on, the clock was ticking. The God of Fortune joined all performers and dignitaries on stage as everyone counted down together to welcome the Year of the Pig. Lastly, the God of Fortune went around and gave away lucky red pockets, wishing everyone a happy new year. Fairchild TV would also like to wish you a prosperous Year of the Pig!

Fairchild Group Chinese New Year Annual Dinner

01/31/2019

The long-awaited annual Chinese New Year celebration dinner for Fairchild Group employees took place with participation from over 400 managements and staffs from various divisions. Dinner of the Year were kicked off by Chairman and CEO of Fairchild Group Mr. Thomas Fung leading the senior management team in a toast to all staff and wished for a prosperous Year of Pig.

In addition to the sumptuous dinner, the entire crowd were immersed in the amazing performances from members of Fairchild TV.

First up was a classic Cantonese opera excerpt presented by our talented administrative staff Gina Leung, followed by an instrumental medley from a group of extremely gifted colleagues, featuring classic hits including the theme music of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant, and Mountain and Valley, a masterpiece from Phil Lam, winner of New Talent Singing Awards Vancouver Audition 2007. The captivating piece touched everyone’s heart to clap and sing along.。

A natural born artist, Miss Chinese Vancouver 2018 Alice Lin illustrated an adorable cartoon piggy to wish Fairchild an auspicious Year of the Pig.

Shortly after, first runner-up, May Li performed a Mongolian traditional folk dance whereas second runner-up Rachel He brought forth At Least I Have You, showcasing exceptional versatility and charm.

The fun-filled evening would not be complete without the most anticipated lucky draw. With a huge variety of prizes, everyone participated in the raffle draw enthusiastically and took home amazing prizes with endless joy.

Alice Lin Attends Lunar Fest 2019

01/30/2019

Miss Chinese Vancouver Alice Lin recently attended a media event of Lunar Fest 2019 as a special guest. She was invited as a model to showcase a beautiful piece of red dress made by Chinese Canadian local fashion designer, Grandy Chu at The Galleria of Imperial Inspirations. Inspired by Italian painter Giuseppe Castiglione, Grandy created a dramatic visual effect with the dress by utilizing the texture and multiple layers of petals. The piece also combined traditional Chinese Cheongsam with the flamboyance of Western-style dresses to achieve a fusion of the East and the West, exemplifying Canada’s multiculturalism.

Chinese and English, but also communicated fluently with Japanese guests. Together, Alice and event guests from different cultural backgrounds celebrated Chinese New Year in a festive atmosphere.

(left to right) TECO Director General Andy Chen , Juno-nominated singer-songwriter Ginalina, Miss Chinese Vancouver 2018 Alice Lin, ACSEA Managing Director Charlie Wu at the LunarFest Press Conference.
Alice communicates fluently with Japanese guests

Leisure Talk celebrity interviews
Full episode archive available online

01/07/2019

The Program Archive section of FTV official website offers fans the opportunity to review a variety of locally produced programs online. Celebrity interviews on Leisure Talk are typically available one week after the broadcast dates, allowing people from all over the world to enjoy the full episode archive online wherever and whenever they want. You may now take pleasure in watching episodes on Sammul Chan, Akina Hong, William Hu, Vinci Wong, Alannah Ong, Lokyi Lai, Jack Wu and Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2018 Winners online. Please stay tuned for more fantastic interviews on this site!