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Queen Elizabeth Stadium
The QUEEN ELIZABETH STADIUM is an indoor sport facility on the Morrison Hill in Wan Chai
Wan Chai
, on the Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong Island
of Hong Kong. First opened in 1980, it has a 3,500-seat arena , gymnasia, squash and badminton courts, and a multi-purpose hall. It was built by the Urban Council , and is now managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Hong Kong Government . It is usually in Cantonese language
Cantonese language
referred as Sun Yi Kun (新伊館, lit. New Queen Elizabeth Stadium) because there are some indoor playgrounds in Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II
Youth Centre (伊利沙伯青年館, also known as Macpherson Stadium ) in Mongkok
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Michael Kwan
MICHAEL KWAN CHING-KIT is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer previously with the Philips label (the brand Polygram was not adopted until later in Hong Kong), and later with EMI . His back catalogue (1986–1988) continues to be published by Universal Music Group . He retired his music career in 1988 and now works as an architect in Seattle , United States, with his wife. BIOGRAPHYKwan was born in 1949 in Hong Kong, he attended St. Paul\'s Co-educational College and graduated in 1969. He was admitted into the University of Hong Kong in the same year and later graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Architecture . Kwan practiced architecture full-time after graduation and founded his practice in 1983. His wife is also an architect. Due to his amateur status as a singer, he was never eligible to be awarded lifetime achievement awards despite having sung 78 theme songs for Hong Kong television dramas , like Reincarnated (1978)
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Danny Chan
DANNY CHAN PAK-KEUNG (7 September 1958 – 25 October 1993) was a Hong Kong singer. He was of the first generation of pop idols in Hong Kong. In addition to singing, he had written a number of golden hits, such as "Tears Dropping For You" (眼淚為你流) (1979), "Ripples" (漣漪) (1982), "Just Loving You" (偏偏喜歡你) (1983) and "Wait" (等) (1985). He is mostly remembered for his Cantopop romance ballads and high quality compositions. Chan died in 1993 after being in a coma for 17 months. CONTENTS * 1 Career * 2 Death and speculation * 3 Commemoration * 4 Discography * 4.1 Albums * 4.2 Songs * 5 Filmography * 5.1 Cinematic films * 5.2 TV dramas * 6 Awards * 6.1 Music * 6.2 Others * 7 References * 8 External links CAREERChan won third prize at the "HK Pop Song Composition Competition" in 1977. In that same year, he made his acting debut with Hong Kong Television Broadcasts (TVB) through a TV drama called Sweet Babe
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George Lam
GEORGE LAM CHI CHEUNG (born 12 October 1947), also known professionally by his surname LAM, is a Hong Kong-based veteran Cantopop singer, singer-songwriter, music producer and actor. He has remained popular for four decades. Lam writes a lot of his own songs and occasionally writes for other artists. Many of the songs written by him have become classics of Cantopop. Sometimes he covers other people's songs. He is also the producer for most of his own albums. In terms of his vocals, he excels in a wide range of music - very powerful in fast rhythmic numbers, and very heartfelt in ballads. In recognition of his contributions to the music scene, Lam was awarded numerous awards including the Golden Needle Award in 1994, the CASH Hall of Fame Award in 2003, the J.S.G. Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015 and the RTHK
RTHK
Hall of Fame Award in 2016
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Teresa Teng
TERESA TENG, TENG LI-CHUN or DENG LIJUN (29 January 1953 – 8 May 1995) was a Taiwanese pop singer . She was known for her folk songs and romantic ballads . Many became standards in her lifetime, such as " When Will You Return? " and " The Moon Represents My Heart ". She recorded songs not only in her native Mandarin but also in Taiwanese Hokkien
Hokkien
, Cantonese
Cantonese
, Japanese , Indonesian and English . Teng, a lifelong sufferer from asthma , died from a severe respiratory attack while on vacation in Thailand
Thailand
in 1995, at the age of 42
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Kenji Sawada
KENJI SAWADA (沢田 研二, Sawada Kenji, born June 25, 1948; real surname written as 澤田) is a Japanese singer , composer , lyricist and actor , best known for being the vocalist for the Japanese rock band The Tigers . Nicknamed "JULIE" (ジュリー, Jurī) because of his self professed adoration of Julie Andrews , he was born in Tsunoi, Iwami (now part of Tottori ), Tottori Prefecture , Japan
Japan
, and raised in Sakyo-ku , Kyoto
Kyoto
at age 3. As a singer (often he also worked as a songwriter) and actor, Sawada prospered greatly on Japanese popular culture in the last three decades of the Showa era . At the end of the 1960s, he had great success as the lead singer of the band The Tigers. After the breakup of The Tigers and another project PYG, he began his own solo career
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Alan Tam
Alan.Tamwinglun, Alan-Tam.com, Tamwinglun.com Awards * GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS BEST ACTOR 1981 If I Were for Real RTHK
RTHK
TOP 10 GOLD SONGS AWARDS GOLDEN NEEDLE AWARD 1996 Lifetime Achievement This is a Chinese name ; the family name is Tam . ALAN TAM WING-LUN MH (Chinese : 譚詠麟; pinyin : Tán Yǒnglín; Cantonese
Cantonese
Yale : Taam4 Wing6leon4; born 23 August 1950) is a Hong Kong singer and actor. He played a major role in developing the Cantopop scene in the 1980s as he was known for singing romantic ballads with modern arrangements. Today, he is still active in the music and film industry, releasing new albums on a regular basis. Since the late 1980s, he has served as a mentor for the cantopop music industry, earning the nickname the "Principal" or "Principal Tam"
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Samuel Hui
SAMUEL HUI KWUN-KIT (born 6 September 1948), usually known as SAM HUI, is a Hong Kong musician, singer, songwriter and actor. He is credited with popularising Cantopop both via the infusion of Western-style music and his usage of vernacular Cantonese
Cantonese
rather than written vernacular Chinese in biting lyrics that addressed contemporary problems and concerns. Hui is considered by some to be the first major superstar of Cantopop, known as the God of Song . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 2.1 Singer * 2.2 Film * 2.3 Retirement * 3 Personal life * 4 Guitars * 5 Discography * 5.1 Cantonese
Cantonese
albums * 5.2 English albums * 6 Filmography * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links EARLY LIFEHui graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong , Ying Wa College
Ying Wa College
and St
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Ship Street, Hong Kong
SHIP STREET (Chinese: 船街) is a street in Wan Chai , Hong Kong . It starts from Johnston Road , crosses Queen\'s Road East and goes uphill southward and reaches Kennedy Road . Part of the street is ladders and much of the century old buildings are abandoned. Locals often refer to these buildings as the "Ghost House". CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Future * 3 See also * 4 References HISTORYThe story of Ship Street began in 1910s. It was near the pier in Johnston Road and thus the roads and streets in surrounding are named after navigation and the ports in China . The original stone steps of the Ship Street are well-preserved among the rapid development of Hong Kong. Before the completion of Hopewell Centre in 1980s, the street was the preferred access among the students of surrounding schools like St. Francis\' Canossian College and Tung Chi College (同濟中學). FUTUREThe street is a featured street in Hong Kong and a venue for several films
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Swatow Street
SWATOW STREET (Chinese : 汕頭街) is a street in the Wan Chai area of Hong Kong island , Hong Kong . It intersects with Queen\'s Road East and Johnston Road . It is named after Shantou
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Lee Tung Street
LEE TUNG STREET, known as the WEDDING CARD STREET by locals, was a street in Wan Chai
Wan Chai
, Hong Kong
Hong Kong
. The street was famed in Hong Kong
Hong Kong
and abroad as a centre for publishing and for the manufacturing of wedding cards and other similar items. All interests of this street were resumed by and reverted to the Government of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
since 1 November 2005. Lee Tung Street
Lee Tung Street
was demolished in December 2007 as part of an Urban Renewal Authority (URA) project. The demolition was seen by many as causing irreparable harm to the cultural heritage of Hong Kong. The site has recently been redeveloped as a luxury shopping and housing development. As with all other URA projects, no original tenants have been resettled on site
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Amoy Street (Hong Kong)
AMOY STREET (Chinese : 廈門街) is a street in the Wan Chai area of Hong Kong Island , Hong Kong. It connects Johnston Road in the north to Queen\'s Road East in the south. Amoy is an old name of the Chinese city of Xiamen . It has been described as "shy and retiring" by Time Out because it is a cul-de-sac with steps at one end. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Features * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYAmoy Street was opened on Marine Lot 40. Its first purchaser was MacVicar -webkit-column-width: 30em; column-width: 30em; list-style-type: decimal;"> * ^ Ostheimer, Simon (14 October 2008). "Amoy Street, Wan Chai". Time Out . Retrieved 5 March 2012. * ^ "Steps in Amoy Street", Antiquities and Monuments Office * ^ Wong, olga (12 October 2008). "Wan Chai folk fear noise, traffic after revamp". South China Morning Post. Hong Kong. Retrieved 5 March 2012
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Beyond (band)
BEYOND was a Hong Kong
Hong Kong
rock band that formed in 1983. The band became prominent in Hong Kong
Hong Kong
, Taiwan
Taiwan
, Japan
Japan
, Singapore
Singapore
, Malaysia
Malaysia
, Mainland China
Mainland China
and Overseas Chinese
Overseas Chinese
communities. The band is widely considered as the most successful and influential Cantonese
Cantonese
music group from Hong Kong. In 1993, the founder of the group Wong Ka Kui died due to an accident while filming a show at Fuji Television
Fuji Television
in Tokyo
Tokyo
. Beyond continued to perform and record after Wong Ka Kui's death
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Sir Murray MacLehose
CRAWFORD MURRAY MACLEHOSE, BARON MACLEHOSE OF BEOCH KT GBE KCMG KCVO DL (Chinese : 麥理浩, 16 October 1917 – 27 May 2000) was a British politician, diplomat and the 25th Governor of Hong Kong , from 1971 to 1982. He was the longest-serving governor of the colony, with four successive terms in office. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and career * 2 Governor of Hong Kong * 2.1 Other notable policies * 2.2 Hong Kong sovereignty negotiations * 3 Post-governorship and later life * 4 Honours and recognition * 5 Offices held * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links EARLY LIFE AND CAREERMurray MacLehose was born in Glasgow , Scotland in October 1917 as the second child of Hamish Alexander MacLehose and Margaret Bruce Black. He attended Rugby School in 1931 and Balliol College , Oxford . During World War II , while under the cover of being the British vice-consul, MacLehose trained Chinese guerrillas to operate behind Japanese lines to carry out sabotage
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Denys Roberts
DATO SERI PADUKA SIR DENYS TUDOR EMIL ROBERTS, KBE , SPMB , QC ( Traditional Chinese
Traditional Chinese
: 羅弼時爵士, 19 January 1921 – 20 May 2013) was a British colonial official and judge. Joining the colonial civil service as a Crown Counsel in Nyasaland
Nyasaland
(now Malawi
Malawi
) in 1953, he became Attorney General of Gibraltar in 1960. In 1962, he was posted to Hong Kong as Solicitor-General , and was successively promoted to Attorney-General in 1966, Colonial Secretary/Chief Secretary in 1973 and Chief Justice in 1979. He was the first and only Attorney-General to become both Colonial Secretary (and Chief Secretary) in Hong Kong
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