‘Unemployed’ Jacky Cheung planning a musical


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  • Friday, 01 Feb 2019

HONG Kong’s God of Songs Jacky Cheung, who just finished his concert tour recently, is planning a musical, reported Oriental Daily.

The tour saw the 57-year-old superstar performing in 15 concerts in Hong Kong, with the last stop being “Jacky Cheung: A Classic Tour”.

Over the past two years, he has held a total of 223 concerts around the world.

Cheung said he is now unemployed and wants to find something to do. He said his next project would be a musical and hopes it could be held as soon as possible.

The project would be Cheung’s second musical after Snow.Wolf.Lake in 1997 where Cheung was the leading character, musical director as well as artistic director.

> Chinese in Bogor, Indonesia are not banned from celebrating Chinese New Year, Oriental Daily reported.

Earlier, a conservative Islamic organisation in Bogor had requested the local government to ban Chinese New Year and Chap Goh Mei celebration in the city.

However, Bogor mayor Bima Arya Sugiarto insisted that the Cap Goh Meh celebration in Bogor would still take place.

The Bogor Muslim Forum in a letter said it rejected all events the city planned to mark Chinese New Year and Cap Goh Meh this year.

It also called on the city administration to “stop ordering” Muslim civil servants to attend or to support the Cap Goh Meh celebration.

?  The above article is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.

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