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Ultra-rich Asians and Chinese citizens eye Singapore luxury homes amid coronavirus pandemic

In one of the latest big-ticket property deals in Singapore, a sea-facing bungalow in the exclusive residential enclave of Sentosa Cove was reportedly bought in recent weeks for more than $39 million by a Chinese national from Fujian Province. Closer to the city, This Week In Asia understands that a 5,070 sq ft luxury penthouse at South [...]

Sienzzz, back to office: 5 things we’ll miss about WFH

Since April 5, working from home has officially been removed as the default working arrangement for employees in Singapore, with up to 75 per cent of staff allowed to return to their claustrophobic office cubicles. Cue inner-screaming from all work-from-homers. As much as we sorely miss interacting with other colleagues in person, we can’t lie [...]

Star Awards 2021: From a ‘tampon’ to a poncho, here are some of the outfits that tried too hard

Star Awards 2021: From a 'tampon' to a poncho, here are some of the outfits that tried too hard we took a look at some of the outfits which scored a 'win' in our books during Star Awards 2021, and there were many. It seemed that celebrities were going for some classic looks and traditional gowns — safe, [...]

Ma Ke and Wife Danni Wang are Now Proud New Parents!

It appears congratulations are in order for Journey of Flower actor Ma Ke and wife Danni Wang for whom the stork made a special delivery today April 19. “Welcome little pineapple to this beautiful world, beautiful country, beautiful home. Your mother and I will love you with all our hearts, protect you and guide you. Our family is growing together [...]

Joe Chen to Get Married?

Taking part in Chinese reality show Meeting Mr. Right 2 <女兒們的戀愛2>, sparks flew between 42-year-old Taiwanese actress Joe Chen (陳喬恩) and Malaysian rich second generation Alan Chen (曾偉昌), and the two became a real-life couple. The show’s director even revealed that the couple will be tying the knot soon, raising further speculation! High Profile Dating for Two Years Labelled as a golden bachelorette, [...]

Chinese Male Celebrities With the Most Active Fans in First Quarter of 2021

A newly released ranking of the top 10 male celebrities in China is attracting mass discussions. The popularity ranking was determined by measuring the number of active fans online in the first quarter of 2021. As expected, stars with the highest commercial value Xiao Zhan (肖战), Wang Yibo (王一博), TFBoys’ Jackson Yee (易烊千玺), and Cai Xukun (蔡徐坤) topped the list. A newcomer on [...]

Huang Xiaoming Suffers Heart Palpitations From Rapid Weight Loss

Requested by the director of his film The Man With the Wig <戴假髮的人> to shed 33 pounds within a short time for his role, Huang Xiaoming (黃曉明) continues to suffer periodic side effects due to the rapid weight loss. While praised for his youthful appearance post weight loss, Xiaoming had resorted to all types of intermittent fasting and tried [...]

“Fraudsters” Impresses With Ludicruous Humor

TVB miniseries Fraudsters <欺詐劇團> premiered online on April 16. Starring Ngo Ka Nin (敖嘉年), Angel Chiang (蔣家旻), Lawrence Cheng (鄭丹瑞) and Sammi Cheung (張秀文), the drama is golden producer Poon Ka Tak’s (潘嘉德) comeback project. Scamming to Finance Their Ambitions The story revolves around director Chen Zhiyang (Ngo Ka Nin), who films a controversial scene in a movie that causes the seven-person gang to be blacklisted, thwarting [...]

3 Reasons to Watch “Shadow of Justice”

Currently airing Shadow of Justice <伙記辦大事> stars Bobby Au Yeung (歐陽震華), who has always been TVB’s ratings lucky charm. Partnering with Joe Ma (馬德鐘) and Joey Meng (萬綺雯), Bobby makes his TVB comeback in four years. Bobby is the main reason why viewers should look forward to the drama. All of his dramas have received high ratings and become classics, such as A Recipe for [...]