1. Mr T.W. Li
-a succesful bussinessman in the shipping sector
-close relationship with his mother but does not open up to her easily.
2. Ah Ma ( Mr Li's Mother )
-good memory,can recall the childhood of Mr Li well
-old-fashioned,does not believe in having eye operation for cataract
3. Ying ( Mr Li's Daughter )
-loving,takes care of grandmother in hospital
-talks to father in English when reffering to grandmother being stubborn
4. Helen ( Mr Li's Wife )
-supercificial and full of pretence
-she mentions the children's overseas education to impress her friends.