Kan tried to set Chiew up with her friends before they confessed their feelings to each other . This Valentine’s Day, we bring you a series about love stories of people living in Singapore. Carolyn Kan and Chiew Huan Chong’s story is one of chance encounters and lessons in love.
Kate and Joel were never invited to each other’s birthday parties when they were classmates. On her first day of Primary 1 at Tao Nan School, Kate Tan was told by her form teacher to hold hands with one Joel Yang, who would remain her “class partner” until they were in Primary 6. It was “yucky”, laughs Kate, now 30 and an e-commerce strategist with Publicis Media.
Rohim (left) and Alifa had to date on the sly because of her conservative parents. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we bring you a series about love stories of people living in Singapore. Unknown to the “very conservative” family within, Abdul Rohim Sarip, then a second-year law student at the National University of Singapore, had more than charity on his mind.
When Simon Yong walked into the Prince of Wales Pub one night in 2006, his eye was immediately drawn to the stage. The virtuoso guitarist had gone to the Little India pub to check out a friend's band, and was an instant fan - at least of one band member.
Elvina got to know Luca through a Facebook friend request. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we bring you a series about love stories of people living in Singapore. When fashion photographer Elvina Farkas received a friend request from one “Luca Milone” on Facebook, she was surprised.
It took under 15 minutes at India Emporium, his father's electronics store on High Street. She said hello, he said hello, and Kishin and Alka Ramchand's Happily Ever After was under way.
Sarah Jessica Parker is getting candid about her relationship with husband Matthew Broderick.
Upcoming Singapore movie hopes to help married couples avoid divorce. This is advice that life coach Huiru hopes to impart to many married couples living in countries such as Singapore, where divorces are gradually increasing. In July 2017, government statistics showed a 1.2 per cent increase in divorces in Singapore, up from 2015.
Congratulations are in order for BIGBANG’s Taeyang, who will be getting married to his long-time girlfriend, actress Min Hyo-rin, in February 2018. The 29-year-old singer, whose real name is Dong Young-bae, is due to serve his mandatory military service in South Korea soon.
Some traditions are hard to shake, especially when it comes to things as broadly socially engrained as marriage. But that doesn’t mean…
Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue surprised fans on Tuesday (5 December) after revealing on social media that he has tied the knot with Taiwanese model Sarah Wang. The couple had an intimate wedding surrounded by close friends in Melbourne, Australia nearly a year after rumours of them dating had surfaced. The 36-year-old “Infernal Affairs” actor shared a touching post on Instagram to share the news.
Singapore actress and model Sheila Sim had a bachelorette party with celebrity friends over the weekend. Actress and model Sheila Sim enjoyed an intimate bachelorette party in the company of close celebrity friends such as actors Nat Ho and Chen Han Wei over the weekend. In a photo posted on her social media accounts on Sunday (3 December), Sim was sporting a pink sash and a mini tiara attached to a veil, while the rest of her guests came clad in white.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan warmed hearts online on Wednesday (30 November) after he shared a video of himself giving a speech on marriage and happiness. Balakrishnan had been married to his wife, Joy, for 27 years when the video was shot. The couple celebrates their 30th wedding anniversary this year. “Children need a sense of absolute security from knowing their parents love each other… they need a role model from parents who love each other,” said Balakrishnan.
Singaporean actor-singer Daren Tan has tied the knot. Singaporean actor and singer Daren Tan tied the knot with doctor Nadia Lum over the weekend at the Grand Hyatt Singapore hotel. The wedding was attended by various celebrities, including actor Alaric Tay and Project Superstar mate Alfred Sim.
The actor opened up about finding love again—and defended himself from critics who say it's too soon.
Singapore actor Xu Bin held a wedding with his girlfriend of three years on Friday. Channel 8 actor Xu Bin tied the knot with his girlfriend of three years at Orchard Hotel on Friday (3 November), according to reports by local entertainment site Toggle. Xu’s wife, Evelyn Wang Yifei, 27, was spotted in photos wearing two separate bedazzled white gowns with plunging necklines.
South Korean stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo have tied the knot. Like one social media post said, “This looks like the final episode of Descendants of the Sun!”. Well, judging by the massive media and fan attention that the wedding of Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo has been getting, we can’t help but agree.
Ex-Mediacorp actress Apple Hong got married at 39. Former Mediacorp actress Apple Hong managed to keep her wedding under wraps for a week until she announced on Wednesday (18 October), that she had gotten married last week. Hong, 39, who got engaged to her mystery beau back in 2015, would only reveal that her Singaporean businessman husband is a “very private person”, according to local media reports. The pair met at a work event and dated for 10 years before getting married.
A bride has decided to ditch the typical floral bouquet for her wedding day and carry something a little more edible down…
Piko Taro drew on a mustache and wore animal print pajamas to the Grammys. Japanese YouTube sensation Piko Taro, who is best known for his 2016 viral hit, “PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)”, announced on Friday (4 August) that he has married his 29-year-old model girlfriend, Hitomi Yasueda. Piko-Taro, whose real name is Kazuhito Kosaka, said on his blog that he registered for marriage with his girlfriend on Thursday.
For many Singaporeans, their early 20s are a new chapter in their lives, be it resuming their ordinary lives after completing national service or entering the workforce after graduation. However, for some young Singaporeans, this new chapter also involves marriage. Despite the majority of Singaporeans now marrying much later in their lives, Abigail Lee and Luke Yan are among the newlyweds who have bucked the trend.