Thursday, January 27, 2011


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Eric Tsang Chi Wai's father Tsang Kai Wing passed away in Taiwan on January 17 at the age of 94. Yesterday Chi Wai held a funeral for his father. Dressed in black Chi Wai looked sadden throughout. When he thought of his aging father he even broke down in tears. He also thanked everyone for their concern. As for his father's ashes, he planned to transport it to Hong Kong for burial.

Tsang Chi Wai's father in the middle of the month was hospitalized. At the time Chi Wai dropped all of his work and even resigned as the host of TVB JADE SOLID GOLD host to rush to Taiwan. Yet Father Tsang passed away in Taiwan last Monday. Originally Chi Wai was promoting his Lunar New Year film I LOVE HK HOI SUM MAN SHUI in Singapore, but he immediately dropped everything to return to Taiwan and see his father one last time. He also temporarily stopped all the jobs on his hand.

Yesterday morning, Tsang Chi Wai conducted the cremating ceremony in Taipei Second Funeral Home. Chi Wai along with sons Tsang Kwok Yau, Derek Tsang Kwok Cheung, daughter Tsang Bo Yi, family and friends arrived at the funeral home. Chi Wai looked sadden throughout. In response to reporter questions he only simply said "Thank you for caring". Two friends and relatives helped him along, conceivably Chi Wai's mood has not yet settled. During the ceremony Chi Wai thought of his father and broke down. Tsang Kwok Cheung and Tsang Bo Yi kept their hands together throughout to send their grandfather on his final journey. After the ceremony, granddaughter Bo Yi carried her grandfather's photo and left.

Tsang Chi Wai's father Tsang Kai Wing immigrated to Taiwan years ago and lived there for over 30 years. Chi Wai said, later he would transport his father's ashes to Hong Kong for burial. Chi Wai earlier revealed that a memorial will be held in Hong Kong after the Lunar New Year.

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