Older artistes within the Hong Kong leisure scene won’t should battle the Covid-19 outbreak alone. That’s the message from actor Louis Koo, 49, who’s head of the Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild, which managed to safe 20,000 face masks for distribution.
In line with the Hong Kong Financial Occasions, he’s attempting to supply for extra.
The assistance got here after information surfaced that 66-year-old actress Angelina Lo needed to resort to putting rest room tissue paper inside a cotton masks to remain secure.
In late 2018, the guild stepped in to supply assist when the physique of actress Yammie Lam, 55, was discovered decomposed in her flat in Stanley. Saying that it was not going to desert one in every of its personal, Koo mentioned members had been keen to bear the funeral prices if her members of the family couldn’t be discovered.
Koo, recognized for giving cash to construct faculties in China, has reportedly donated RM5.66mil to the Wuhan Benevolent Common Affiliation to purchase medical provides within the coronavirus battle. – The Straits Occasions/Asia Information Community