‘Can I give you my jacket?’ Jay Chou shields lucky fan from heavy rain at Hangzhou concert

She was drenched by the rain but her idol's kind gesture warmed her heart. One lucky fan in China had an unforgettable experience when Mandopop star Jay Chou offered her his jacket during his concert last Sunday (April 21). The 45-year-old performed for four nights at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium. While concertgoers were each given a raincoat which was placed at...

‘Revealing our scars’: Families of late actors Godfrey Gao and Qiao Renliang upset by AI replicas created by netizens

While creating a replica of his late daughter using artificial intelligence (AI) was a comfort to Taiwanese former singer Tino Bao, not everyone shares his sentiments. Accounts creating AI versions of deceased celebrities including Chinese-American singer Coco Lee, Taiwanese-Canadian actor Godfrey Gao and Chinese actor Qiao Renliang (also known as Kimi Qiao) have popped up on social media recently, with the...

Barbie Hsu’s Funeral Attire Is Criticized

Attending the wake proceedings of Dee Hsu’s (徐熙娣) father-in-law, Barbie Hsu (徐熙娣) is criticized for wearing red nail polish and a “see-through” black top. First Public Appearance Since Marriage Dee Hsu’s father-in-law Hsu Ching-hsiang passed away at the age of 86 recently. Showing up at funeral ceremony together with husband DJ Koo (具俊曄), Barbie is solemnly dressed in a black dress, black mask and...

‘We are humans, not gods’: Taiwanese actor James Wen adds backstory and depth to make his character darker in new Mediacorp drama

When Taiwanese actor James Wen first read the script for his character, pastor James Chang, in the new Mediacorp drama Kill Sera Sera, he felt something was missing from it. "I felt that this pastor is like a tool. He is just servicing and counselling the other characters and I feel that this wouldn't happen in...

Taiwanese actress Yako Chan dumbfounded after ‘weirdest passenger’ drops bra on her during flight

When you're thousands of metres up in the air, strange things can happen. Taiwanese actress-host Yako Chan (also known as Ya Tou) took to Instagram on Sunday (Dec 17) to share how she encountered the "weirdest passenger" on a flight back home from the Maldives. "I'm flying to Shanghai for a layover. The passenger in front of me dropped something...

‘I managed to buy back my memories’: Jacky Wu purchases entire building to save beef noodles eatery from his childhood

It's not uncommon for eateries to shutter due to the death or retirement of their owners. Some get bought up by investors or taken over by family members, but one lucky beef noodle shop in Tainan, Taiwan, has Jacky Wu to thank for its rebirth. The veteran host recently told Taiwanese media that he discovered an eatery from his...

Leehom Wang Kneels on Stage at Taipei Concert

Back to hold his concert at the iconic Taipei Arena after four years on September 9, singer Leehom Wang (王力宏) knelt in an emotional outburst to thank ardent fans for their support. Knelt Onstage During his rendition of “All the Thing You Never Know” <你不知道的事>, the audience lit up the venue with their handphone lights to create a spectacular...

They talked for 1 hour on the phone: Is Singapore actor Zong Zijie dating Taiwanese actress Kuo Shu-yao?

Co-stars who get together in real life are always a hot topic, but is that happening between Singapore-based Chinese actor Zong Zijie and Taiwanese actress Kuo Shu-yao? Mirror Media spotted Shu-yao, also known as Yao-yao, engaged in a lengthy video call with Zijie after a late-night hotpot dinner with friends. They reported that the 33-year-old was out in...

‘Our breasts are not for pleasing men’: Annie Yi on her renewed perception of female body

Big or small, it doesn't have to define us. In a Weibo post yesterday (Aug 16), Taiwanese singer Annie Yi talks about how to choose a suitable bra but her message was more than that. She also spoke liberally about the change in her perceptions on breasts and the female body, and what she teaches her daughter about...

Yuki Hsu Accused Ex Manager Of Sexual Harassment But Was Ordered To Pay S$84.9K In Damages When Court Ruled Against Her

She claimed that her ex manager forced her to drink and attend social gatherings and also texted her hundreds of inappropriate messages. Taiwanese singer Yuki Hsu, 45, known for her catchy Mandopop hits in the late '90s and early 2000s, has faced many challenges in her 25-year showbiz career. The star faded from the limelight following a legal dispute with her management...