Linda Chung
Hong Kong singer and actor
Linda Chung
Linda Chung Ka-yan is a Chinese-Canadian actress and singer active in Hong Kong and currently signed with TVB. She entered the entertainment industry in 2004 when she won the 2004 Miss Chinese International Pageant after winning the 2003 Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant. She is now an actress under TVB and a singer under the Star Shine International label.
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アステラスの腎臓がん治療薬、米国で承認しないよう勧告
The Huffington Post - almost 4 years
[2日 ロイター] 米食品医薬品局(FDA)の諮問委員会は2日、アステラス製薬と米アベオ・ファーマシューティカルが共同開発している腎臓がん治療薬「チボザニブ」について、臨床試験の結果は一貫性を欠くとして、承認に反対する判断を下した。 治療薬の利点がコストを上回ることが裏付けられていないとしており、承認するにはさらなる試験が必要との見解を示した。 More...
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Chinese buyers lead foreign investment in US housing market
Fox News - about 4 years
As the U.S. housing market slowly starts to recover, foreign investment is helping it along. According to the National Association of Realtors, non-American buyers accounted for $82 billion in home sales last year. More than $7 billion of that is by the Chinese, who are now the second largest foreign home purchasers after Canadians. They're buying high-end, multimillion-dollar homes from California to New York and paying cash. "They're probably the top 1 percent of the Mandarin speakers that are coming from China," said Brent Chang, a Coldwell Banker realtor in Southern California. "They're really the people who have their own businesses or maybe were part of the government." Some of these homes are specifically catered to Chinese buyers. Fox News visited a home listed at $8 million in Pasadena, Calif., that had two kitchens, the smaller one had ventilation for the cooking for aromatic or "stinky" foods like fish. It also has a lower level in-law suite and even a koi pond. ...
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How to court Tavia Yeung? Get her lingerie - AsiaOne
Google News - over 5 years
Following the departure of TVB queen Charmaine Sheh, the competition is now between Yeung and fellow rising actresses like Linda Chung, Fala Chen and Myolie Wu, who each turns in a stellar performance in her respective series
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Hampstead Summer Festival debut - New event draws the crowds to Heath Street ... - Camden New Journal newspapers website
Google News - over 5 years
Anne Ward, who helped organise the event, alongside Councillor Linda Chung, Laurie White, Wendy Stark, Adam Raoof, Kenteas Linda Brine and Ann Mir, said she was delighted by the tremendous spirit shown by visitors in defiance of the rain
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鍾嘉欣蓄勢待爆 - 星洲日報
Google News - over 5 years
“我從來沒想過'鍾嘉欣'可以做到這麼多事,一直覺得'嘉欣'這個名字好平凡,不像'張曼玉'、'鍾楚紅'、'佘詩曼'那麼有型、有星味,就算她們的英文名'Maggie Cheung'(張曼玉)、'Kelly Chen'(陳慧琳)、'Faye Wong'(王菲)都好明星名,但我自己叫'Linda Chung'總覺得不夠型
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Linda Chung used police van as 'taxi'? - Channel News Asia
Google News - over 5 years
HONG KONG: Hong Kong actress Linda Chung was criticized by netizens of wasting taxpayers' money, after she wrote about taking a ride home in a police van in her micro blog, reported Hong Kong media. "After waiting a long time for a taxi,
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若成功在港办演唱会 钟嘉欣承诺将来马开唱 - 光华日报
Google News - over 5 years
(大山脚30日讯)香港著名女明星兼歌星钟嘉欣(Linda Chung)承诺粉丝,若成功在香港主办演唱会,下一站的演唱会将会是马来西亚! 钟嘉欣《My Private Selection》签唱会列车,周六晚9时30分抵威中柔府汽车城,千名粉丝一
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Trag den "American Dream" - Kurier
Google News - almost 6 years
Linda Chung: Wien ist eine Stadt, die sich sehr dynamisch entwickelt - sie ist "fashion forward". Ein wichtiger Standort, um auch Kunden aus Ungarn, Tschechien und der Slowakei zu erreichen. In Europa ist Forever 21 noch nicht so bekannt
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Architecture's New Motto: Design Till You Drop
NYTimes - almost 15 years
ASK Daniel Herman who designed the plaid shirt he's wearing to lunch in a TriBeCa restaurant, and he turns a little red. ''I don't know,'' said Mr. Herman, a 31-year-old architect based in Los Angeles. ''There's some designer's name on it.'' Mr. Herman, who got the shirt from his mother for Christmas, doesn't like shopping, and he's not alone. In
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Linda Chung
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 31
    She revealed on August 27th,2016 that she delivered a healthy baby girl weighing 7lbs 5oz named Kelly.
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    It was reported that she delivered her first child on August 23rd,2016 in Canada.
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    Linda announced her pregnancy on Mother's Day 2016.
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    In 2016, she will have two upcoming series, Police Dog Brothers with Bosco Wong, and Nezha and Yang Jian, and will also make a brief appearance in the sequel of her 2013 series Brother's Keeper, Brother's Keeper II.
    More Details Hide Details When Chung filmed her first film, Love Is Not All Around, alongside Alex Fong, Stephy Tang and Sammy Leung in 2007, she was praised by its director Patrick Kong. She was nominated for "Best New Performer" for her role Ching Ching and won the Silver Award. Chung has already succeeded in entering the films industry, the same year as Kate Tsui. Chung first became the leading actress in the film Playboy Cops in 2008. She received praises in the last scenes. She acted as a guest star in the similar movie of Love Is Not All Around, L for Love, L for Lies, where she also got praise from the performance. Her latest film in 2010 is 72 Tenants of Prosperity. Chung received praise from Eric Tsang for her hard work and purity, and also especially receive praises from Hong Kong Film Awards "Best Actress" Anita Yuen for her effort, positive personality, hard work and improvement in this movie.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2014
    Age 29
    In 2014, Chung was invited to speak at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
    More Details Hide Details She spoke about her battle with depression after joining the entertainment industry. At the start of her career, Linda faced severe pressure from a heavy workload and suffered loneliness from being far away from home. She said: "I didn’t know anything so I had a lot of pressure. I was also afraid to talk to someone about it, especially those close to me. During that time, I would cry as soon as I returned home." She eventually worked through the hard times and gained her emotional strength. As part of TVB, Chung is still "the youngest A-grade actress". She is currently the highest paid TVB actress, earning around HK$120,000 per event. Linda is also a devoted Christian.
    In December 2014, Chung held "Most Blessing" Live Concert in Malaysia 2014 on 20 December at Arena of Stars.
    More Details Hide Details She invited Kristal Tin and Alex Fong as guest performers. The concert achieved a great success.
    Her series for 2014 were Tiger Cubs II and All That Is Bitter Is Sweet.
    More Details Hide Details Her only series for 2015 is Limelight Years, co-starred with Damian Lau, Liza Wang, Alex Fong among others, while she was busy with work in the music industry. Damian Lau and Liza Wang had highly praised towards Chung about her attitude and performance in Limelight Years. David Siu mentioned Chung has potential on acting in an interview. He likes Chung acted from basic til qualified right now, sometimes provided new elements in her performance as well. Chow Yun-fat also mentioned Chung acting well, especially in the variety show Office of Practical Jokes, Chow informed Chung continue to maintain these standards in her acting. Gloria Tang mentioned she wish to depend on the target of Chung, about her standard of acting and her attitude. In addition, Chung was supported by Wayne Lai, Liza Wang and Gloria Tang to earn "Best Actress" in TVB Anniversary Ceremony.
    In 2014, Chung filmed TVB Gold New Year 2014 micro film "A Time of Love", starring with South Korea actor Yeon Jung-hoon.
    More Details Hide Details Their segment was the most popular episode in the whole set although broadcast on Saturday, gained up to 28 points in rating. On 26 March, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invited Chung to a one-hour lecture of "Meet the Professional Series III: Road to Leading Actress - Linda Chung" as the theme for sharing with students about the choice of life, transformation, and practice the ideal. Chung is the first Hong Kong TV actress to be a lecturer who was invited to the University.
  • 2013
    Age 28
    On 1 December 2013, Chung finally got her first "Best Actress" in "TVB Awards Ceremony 2013 Malaysia Star Ceremony", as the award is 100% by public voting.
    More Details Hide Details Chung was not only gained the "Best Actress", but she also gained the "My Favorite TV Role", became the first 80s artist to win the "Best Actress" title.
    Chung starred in 2013 TVB's grand productions 30 episodes Brother's Keeper, co-starring with Ruco Chan.
    More Details Hide Details She acted as a fashion designer Rachel Cheuk. The series spans from 1991 to 2013. Chung and her co-star Ruco Chan became a screen couple as their cooperation gaining high popularity in the public. Chung gained support by co-star Ruco Chan, Joe Ma, Fala Chen, Joey Man, Tavia Yeung, Niki Chow, Kate Tsui, Myolie Wu, and so on, to get the "Best Actress" that year.
    In August 2013, Chung held her first solo concert dated 22 and 23 August.
    More Details Hide Details It was held at Kowloon Bay Trade & Exhibition Centre. Her concert gained a full house. During the concert she received massive warmth and support from her fans. She invited 3 guests such as Janice M. Vidal, newcomer Ally Tse, and especially top female singer Kelly Chen. When Kelly Chen sang with Chung, it gained a climax of the whole concert. When Chung sang "Friendship is just that simple" and played with her piano, the concert was going to another climax.
    In 2013, Chung won the champion of "Ten TV entertainer" by public voting in the Next TV Publishing Ceremony 2013.
    More Details Hide Details She has already gained top ten of the TV entertainer for six years consecutively, which proofing her popularity and outstanding performance in the past years. Chung also won the "Most Popular Actress" in the largest film forum "Vietnam DMA awards ceremony" of the Year Award in two consecutive years in Vietnam. In May, Chung participated in the variety show "Office of Practical Jokes", which presided by Johnson Lee, acting a plot to treat the world top magician. Her outstanding performance from intimidating by hamsters to injuring magician and Lee, gained much appreciated by the public, and again having widespread media coverage and discussion of internet forums. Not only presided Lee, but many professionals also praised her acting in the plot, such that Gem Tang, Patrick Kong, Sharon Chan, Kitty Yuen, Bob Lam, Ding Tze Ko, Yoyo Mung, Albert Au, Chung was labeled as the "Best Actress" by the public audiences again.
  • 2012
    Age 27
    Chung gained her first "Female Singer Award" in MRHNA Musical Ceremony 2012, which continued gained the same award in 2013.
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    However, she lost the nomination of "My favorite female chacacter role" in TVB Awards Anniversary Ceremony 2012 without any reason.
    More Details Hide Details The award was given to Kate Tsui at last. Although Chung can gain the nomination and get into top five of "Best Actress", TVB still received a lot of complaints about Chung not having a nomination of "My favorite female chacacter role". Moreover, the public voting also proved Chung and Charmaine Sheh as the rightful winner of the actress awards. In the series Missing You, Chung was leading other new actors and actresses such as Jason Chan, Cilla Kung, Lin Xia Wei, and Calvin Chan. Ram Chiang was the only senior actor there.
    Her fourth series Witness Insecurity was aired from 2 July to 27 July 2012, making her the actress with the highest exposure rate for the first half of the year, having four series already out and probably nothing left for the rest of the year.
    More Details Hide Details Many viewers criticized about the way TVB was showing her series too close to one another. However, Witness Insecurity garnered high TVB viewership ratings, which turned out to be unexpected by TVB. On the ending note, the sad ending for this series also received a huge outcry from viewers, most reflected they preferred a good ending and requested for a re-make of the ending. Not only Chung's acting was praised by public, but she and her co-star Bosco Wong were gaining high popularity to be the new screen couple. She was praised by Paul Chun, co-star Bosco Wong and film director Patrick Kong Chung was again owning great support from public will by Witness Insecurity this year. Jason Chan, Michael Dao, Charmaine Li support Chung to gain an "Best Actress" Award for the year.
    Her third series House of Harmony and Vengeance was aired on TVB from 30 Apr to 8 Jun 2012, portraying her as an ancient version of Ms Cool.
    More Details Hide Details Bobby Au Yeung wondered Chung do not know dancing as he had watched she played hula hoop, he mentioned Chung was so hard-working and serious in practicing dancing. Bobby said Chung was only alike a little girl in their first starring "Forensic Heroes", however, she is completely changed and honed during these years, either acting or in life. He stated her purity have not changed over years. Myolie Wu also mentioned the purity of Chung.
    On 19 March 2012, her new series Daddy Good Deeds aired and her character Ko Yu-chu spread fun to the public.
    More Details Hide Details Her professional attitude and acting were praised by Cilla Kung, Xia Yu and Steven Ma, especially Ma mentioned she was still maintaining the purity of heart and having progress in her acting continually. She and Steven Ma collaborated five times in TVB, was a terrific couple on screen.
  • 2011
    Age 26
    Fans were also outraged that she left the 2011 TVB Anniversary Awards empty handed.
    More Details Hide Details Chung filmed "L'Escargot" in 2010 and it was finally aired in 2012. Her character was involved in a complicated love triangle with Michael Tse and Ron Ng's characters. She herself spoke about the many new challenges she faced while portraying her character. In addition, her relation line with Tse has gained her more public exposure and was the topic of popular discussion. Her show was praised by Gem Tang, Felix Wong and Hinson Chou.
    She got the My Most Supportive Performance award from Ming Pao Anniversary Awards in 2011 for Miss Koo in Yes Sir, Sorry Sir according to voting from audience.
    More Details Hide Details However, Miss Koo lost out the "Most Favourite Female Character Role" award at the 2011 TVB Anniversary Awards, and TVB was criticized as later the actual results of the online voting actually proved her the rightful winner of the "Most Favourite Female Character Role" award, instead of Myolie Wu.
    With Chung's amazing performances till mid 2011, TVB Anniversary Awards "Best Actress" Charmaine Sheh, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director Gordon Chan, Hong Kong Film director Patrick Kong, Hong Kong CR1 DJ, Tvb actress Helen Ma, Kate Tsui and Myolie Wu praised support for her either to be the next "Best Actress" or to get an award in TVB Anniversary Awards, or to be the first-actress.
    More Details Hide Details Finally, she was nominated for Top 5 "Best Actress" and "Most Favourite Female Character Role" award for her role in "Yes, Sir. Sorry, Sir! ".
    In 2011, Chung was the second female lead in "Yes, Sir.
    More Details Hide Details Sorry, Sir! ". She had just played her character Miss Koo from the 8th episode till the end. Although she only had unrequited love for one of the male lead in the series (Moses Chan), she became the focus for the audience and internet users by the three sections of Miss Koo. First, she appeared as a cool bowling coach initially. Next, Miss Koo seems to be a melting glacier as she was affected by Law Sir (Moses Chan's character), this made the audience pay enthusiastic attention on their sweet and emotional scenes. When it was nearly came to an end, Law Sir's undercover identity was finally revealed, Miss Koo was collapsed since she has been deceived by Law Sir and her sister (Queenie Chu's character). This also left a deep impression in the audiences' mind. The audiences had massive praises for her performance and agreed that she was perfectly capable of competing in Best Actress category for this role at the year-end awards ceremony, despite being second female lead. It was rare that the major newspapers also reported the above matter at the same time. She was not only supported by Chan and Yeung, but she also supported by Queenie Chu, Cilla Kung and Lau Ka Ho. On the whole, Chung received full of praise and Miss Koo is one of the representative work for Linda Chung.
  • 2010
    Age 25
    While Chung was filming the ancient costume drama "River of Wine" in December 2010, she received praise from Bowie Lam as for her weeping scene.
    More Details Hide Details Chung was also captured by media to be the "The successor of fa-dan" and one of the "Best new-coming fa-dan" with Myolie Wu, Kate Tsui and Fala Chen as the first-class performance of Chung in several series before the day.
    At the 2010 TVB Anniversary Awards, Chung was nominated top 5 in the "Best Actress" award for her role in Ghost Writer and also nominated top 5 in the "Most Favourite Female Character Role" award for her role in Can't Buy Me Love.
    More Details Hide Details Twilight Investigation was another series in the year, her acting has got approbated yet.
    In 2010, Chung had four series, whom was the leading actress, televised.
    More Details Hide Details A Watchdog's Tale released in 2009 actually, but the series got the highest audience rating in the first season in 2010 and top five series in audience rating in the whole year. In A Watchdog's Tale, Chung got another breakthrough while she was acting a likeness of the masculine role.
  • 2009
    Age 24
    In 2009, Chung filmed Ghost Writer (TV series), A Watchdog's Tale, Twilight Investigation, as well as Can't Buy Me Love.
    More Details Hide Details At the 42nd TVB Anniversary Awards (2009), Chung was nominated top 5 in the "Best Supporting Actress" for her role in The Gem of Life and this role received praise from Ada Choi, Lee San San and Maggie Shiu.
  • 2008
    Age 23
    Among the five series that were released in 2008, Chung received most recognition for her acting in A Journey Called Life.
    More Details Hide Details She received praises from Sheren Tang as well as the public. At the 41st TVB Anniversary Awards (2008), Chung was nominated in the top 5 of the "Best Actress" award for her role in this series. She was also nominated for the top 5 "Most Favorite Female Character" Award for Legend of the Demigods, her first leading role in a period drama. Chung then acted as Yu So Sum in Moonlight Resonance and received some recognitions for this role. A scene in the drama, telling her fierce exchange with Yan Hung, garnered a 50-point rating, making it the most-watched scene in all TVB series to-date. Chung also received praises from Xia Yu, Michelle Yim and Lee Heung-kam when she was acting this role.
  • 2007
    Age 22
    Chung's breakthrough role came in 2007, where she played a character named Sheung Joy Sum (lit. meaning: always at heart) in a popular series of that year, Heart of Greed.
    More Details Hide Details Chung received much praise from audiences and several famous people. A couple of scenes involving her character generated the highest peaks for the drama's ratings, one was when her character exposed that Alfred Ching Leung deceived her, garnering a 39-point rating; another was when Tong Chi On proposed marriage to her, garnering a 48-point rating. This role gave her a nomination for "Best Actress" and "My Most Favourite Female Character Role" for the second year in a row. During the shooting of A Journey Called Life, Chung received much praise from co-star Steven Ma, for her beauty, good manner, and ripe acting. The two have worked together in a previous collaboration of Virtues of Harmony II.
  • 2006
    Age 21
    In 2006, after starring in Always Ready, The Biter Bitten and Forensic Heroes, Chung won her first major award "Most Improved Female Actress".
    More Details Hide Details Her role in Always Ready and Forensic Heroes also garnered her a nomination for "Best Actress" and "My Most Favourite Female Character Role" for the first time, affirming her position as one of the more celebrated actress in Hong Kong.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2004
    Age 19
    She was nominated for the "Most Improved Female Actress" award at the 2004's TVB Anniversary Awards for the first time.
    More Details Hide Details Chung also participated in several advertisements and music videos within her first year in the industry. This initial success led TVB to name her as one of the "Twelve New Stars". Other industry professionals also gave praise to Chung during this initial period such as Nancy Sit, Frankie Lam, Kara Hui, Shawn Yue, Chen Kun, Kent Cheng, Sammy Leung, Wong He, Joey Leung and Erica Yuen.
  • 2003
    Age 18
    In 2003, Chung won the title of Miss Chinese Vancouver, along with three other awards at the same event, earning her the chance to participate, and eventually winning, at the Miss Chinese International Pageant 2004, hosted in Hong Kong.
    More Details Hide Details She was praised by Kelly Chen for her sweet face and voice the day before this pageant. Chung became the third contestant from Vancouver in four years to win the title of this annually-held event. After winning the Miss Chinese International Pageant, Chung was signed under TVB. Chung made her acting debut in the series Virtues of Harmony II, the modern spin-off of the sitcom, Virtues of Harmony. Her performance was somewhat popular in the year, garnering positive reviews from the public.
  • 2002
    Age 17
    Beginning her public life in 2002, Chung won the title of Miss Crystal Cover Girl, a beauty-talent contest organized and hosted annually by Crystal Mall, an Asian-themed shopping centre located beside Metrotown, Burnaby.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1984
    Born
    Born on April 9, 1984.
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