• Actress Jayley Woo quits as full-time artist at Mediacorp
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    Actress Jayley Woo quits as full-time artist at Mediacorp

    Local actress Jayley Woo has left Mediacorp as a full-time artist after deciding not to continue her contract with the broadcaster's talent firm The Celebrity Agency.

  • 8 Days and i-Weekly magazines to go digital-only after September
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    8 Days and i-Weekly magazines to go digital-only after September

    Entertainment and lifestyle magazines 8 Days and i-Weekly will stop their print editions by the end of September and continue publishing through only their digital platforms, said their publisher Mediacorp on Thursday (12 April).

  • New TV shows coming to Singapore this April: Westworld, Legion, Code of Law and more
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    New TV shows coming to Singapore this April: Westworld, Legion, Code of Law and more

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new TV shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore. Science fiction seems to be the theme for the month, with “Westworld”, “Legion” and “3%” returning for their second seasons this month. Procedural buffs will enjoy the return of “Code of Law”, while Korean comedy-drama “Confidence Man JP” sits on the opposite side of the law.

  • New TV shows coming to Singapore in March: Jessica Jones, Krypton, Queen of Mystery 2 and more
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    New TV shows coming to Singapore in March: Jessica Jones, Krypton, Queen of Mystery 2 and more

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new TV shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore. Pop culture fans can rejoice (then again, are we ever not rejoicing in this time and age?) with the premieres of Jessica Jones (for Marvel fans) on Netflix and Krypton (for DC fans) on Warner TV. If you like Korean dramas, then Viu has four new ones — Queen of Mystery 2 among them — for you to while away your hours on.

  • Shows coming to Singapore in February
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    Shows coming to Singapore in February

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore. February brings more interesting offerings to the screen, with “The Tick” continuing its run on Amazon Prime and “Altered Carbon” debuting on Netflix.

  • Singapore actor Xu Bin ties the knot with girlfriend of three years
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    Singapore actor Xu Bin ties the knot with girlfriend of three years

    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.

  • TIMELINE: Singapore celebrities who have left Mediacorp since 2011
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    TIMELINE: Singapore celebrities who have left Mediacorp since 2011

    Many Singapore celebrities have been leaving Mediacorp in the last several years. In the past month alone, we've seen three of them announcing their departures from the local media company: celebrity couple Andie Chen and Kate Pang as well as Jeanette Aw. Here's a look back at all of the stars who have moved on.

  • Celebrity couple Andie Chen and Kate Pang leave Mediacorp
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    Celebrity couple Andie Chen and Kate Pang leave Mediacorp

    Celebrity couple Andie Chen and Kate Pang have left Mediacorp. Singaporean actor Andie Chen and his wife Kate Pang are the latest talents to leave Mediacorp. The news comes just weeks after local actress Jeanette Aw announced her departure from the local media giant.

  • Jeanette Aw, Mark Lee in Tokyo to promote Eric Khoo's new movie 'Ramen Teh' 
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    Jeanette Aw, Mark Lee in Tokyo to promote Eric Khoo's new movie 'Ramen Teh' 

    Singapore stars Jeanette Aw and Mark Lee are in Tokyo to promote filmmaker Eric Khoo’s new movie, “Ramen Teh”, according to a post by the movie’s official Instagram page. [moviche. ...

  • Former actress Wong Li-lin takes on mantle of keeping Singapore clean
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    Former actress Wong Li-lin takes on mantle of keeping Singapore clean

    Wong Li-lin is now executive director of the Public Hygiene Council. Former actress Wong Li-lin, known for fighting crime on television in police drama “Triple Nine”, is now leading the fight to keep Singapore clean as a different kind of public servant. Wong’s newest job is that of executive director of the Public Hygiene Council (PHC), which is part of the National Environment Agency.

  • Former Mediacorp actress Apple Hong marries at age 39
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    Former Mediacorp actress Apple Hong marries at age 39

    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.

  • Mediacorp actor Xu Bin announces marriage plans
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    Mediacorp actor Xu Bin announces marriage plans

    Love is in the air for Mediacorp artiste Xu Bin, who announced on Monday (9 October) that he will be getting married.

  • Shows coming to Singapore in October: Stranger Things, Black, Stan Lee's Superhumans and more
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    Shows coming to Singapore in October: Stranger Things, Black, Stan Lee's Superhumans and more

    Viu gives you a slew of seven Korean dramas this month to follow, which means you can watch a different one every day of the week! The Arrowverse completes its line-up on Warner TV with “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “Arrow”, so superhero fans can get their fix as well. Channel 5 debuts a new road trip drama with a provocative title, “BRA”, that promises to bring an interesting premise to life on screen.

  • Christopher Lee up for Best Actor at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards for role as gay man
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    Christopher Lee up for Best Actor at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards for role as gay man

    Christopher Lee and wife Fann Wong. Lee plays a closeted gay man in the Taiwanese telemovie “The Long Goodbye”. Former Mediacorp star Christopher Lee has been nominated for the Best Actor award at Taiwan’s prestigious Golden Bell Awards.

  • Shows coming to you in August: The Defenders, Death Note, Lion Mums and more
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    Shows coming to you in August: The Defenders, Death Note, Lion Mums and more

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. Despite fewer new shows, Netflix is on a roll in August with the American remake of the “Death Note” movie and “The Defenders”. National Day also brings a new season of “Lion Mums”, while Viu has a slate of unique Korean dramas for the month.

  • Fann Wong and Christopher Lee to reunite on screen after 14 years
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    Fann Wong and Christopher Lee to reunite on screen after 14 years

    Mediacorp actors and real-life married couple Fann Wong and Christopher Lee will be acting in the same drama for the first time in 14 years, after “Always On My Mind” in 2003.

  • Ex-Mediacorp actor Aloysius Pang fined $2,000 for drink driving
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    Ex-Mediacorp actor Aloysius Pang fined $2,000 for drink driving

    Former Mediacorp artiste Aloysius Pang pleaded guilty to drink driving on Thursday (20 July). For the offence, Pang was fined $2,000 and disqualified from driving for 18 months. In the courtroom on Thursday, Pang listened quietly as the judge read out his sentence.

  • Lush 99.5FM is ‘a shining beacon’ in the local music scene: Inch Chua
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    Lush 99.5FM is ‘a shining beacon’ in the local music scene: Inch Chua

    Radio station Lush 99.5FM is a “shining beacon” in the local music scene and it would be “painful to see it go”, said Singaporean singer-songwriter Inch Chua on Tuesday (18 July). Speaking to Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore a day after Lush announced that it would disappear from the airwaves on 31 August, 11.59PM, Chua said that the station has always promoted and supported local artistes. Echoing Chua’s sentiment, Michaela Therese, a Singaporean artiste based in London, said, “Lush will always be the first true media champion of local arts for my generation of musicians DJs and producers.

  • Actor Julian Hee hurt in alleged road rage incident
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    Actor Julian Hee hurt in alleged road rage incident

    Actor Julian Hee was allegedly hurt in a road rage incident, after a man “starting hammering” on him following a conflict. UPDATE 2: Julian has confirmed that he is suffering from a skull fracture after the assault, and has just undergone a CT angiography to monitor the bleeding. UPDATE: Julian Hee confirmed that he is still hospitalised, and will be filing a police report once he is discharged.

  • Shows coming to Singapore in October: DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Haters Back Off!, Chef and more
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    Shows coming to Singapore in October: DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Haters Back Off!, Chef and more

    While September gave us Luke Cage, October sees DC coming back in full force with “Arrow” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”! Halloween is also upon us, meaning that Thrill has all the “Nightmare on Elm Street” movies waiting for you, while other channels have an assortment of horror waiting up. Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, Haters Back Off delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings. The series stars Colleen Ballinger as Miranda Sings, Steve Little (Eastbound & Down) as Miranda’s overly confident and utterly misguided Uncle Jim, Angela Kinsey (The Office) as Miranda’s mom, Bethany, and Erik Stocklin, as Miranda’s neighbor and best friend, Patrick.