News: Rainie’s Waiting for Love

1 04 2010

From “girl group” to “cute princess”, then stepping into “half mature lady”, before finally becoming a “woman waiting for love”, it has already been 10 years since Rainie Yang entered showbiz. This year is her 5th as a solo artist, and with the opportunity to have a concert in Taiwan, her career is progressing quite smoothly. However, her love life has been quite empty. Seeing her good friend Isabella Leong with a blissful married life, Rainie wishes her happiness, but at the same time isn’t jealous. “My happiness comes from performing onstage, and being loved by my fans.”

10 years ago, Rainie was a member of the four girl group 4 in Love, and after they disbanded and went their various ways, Rainie started her solo career 5 years ago. Entering her fifth year this year, Rainie will be having her first ever paid show in Taiwan. Previously, Taiwanese artists had to give free performances, but because of a large market, it was considered a promotional fee to perform. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Jerry Yan…Mystery Man at S.H.E. Fan Signing

29 03 2010

S.H.E held a signing event at Ximending for their latest album “SHERO.” A mysterious man appeared with a hundred copies of their album for signing. It turned out that it was no other but Ella’s co-star from “Down With Love”…the handsome Jerry Yan! The moment he revealed himself, Ella’s manliness disappeared and she immediately turned into a shy girl leaning against Jerry’s chest and called him, “Honey.” Hebe and Selina also took the opportunity to snatch a hug from Jerry.

Ella and Jerry became good friends during the filming of “Down With Love.” Thus, Jerry promised to buy a hundred copies of S.H.E’s album, and he fulfilled it. Ella didn’t know that Jerry would appear as she was telling the media, “I did invite him, but he’s too busy.” Soon after, Jerry suddenly appeared, and Ella jumped up from her seat in shock.

Within 10 minutes after Jerry revealed himself, the crowd screamed in excitement non-stop. Ella acted sweetly to Jerry while hugging him, and she even introduced her “husband” to Selina and Hebe. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Coco Lee Announces On-Stage Wedding

29 03 2010

Female singer Coco Lee announced at her concert afterparty yesterday that she wishes to hold her wedding onstage at the last show of her tour! After 12 years, Coco will once again step on the stage of Taiwan’s Taipei Arena to start off her show. Expenses around 45 million HKD were used to create a 3D pyramid of LED lights on stage, and another 10 million HKD used to design 13 beautiful and sexy outfits, such as sexy doll, princess coming out of the shower and real life Barbie etc., causing the crowd to scream their approval.

At her concert, Coco wore a top saying “Marry Me” to sing, elevating the atmosphere of the audience. Many fans immediately chanted “Force a wedding!”; apparently, her manager revealed, Coco’s fiance Bruce has proposed to her many times already. “The day to saying yes is fast approaching!” Right now after Coco’s claimed on-stage wedding rumour, her manager’s comment may turn out to be true.

Credits: asianfanatics

Source: on.cc

Translator: casablanca-





News: Taiwanese Stars Head to India for World Vision

27 03 2010

World Vision Taiwan spokespeople, actress and actors Sylvia Chang, Mike He, Joe Cheng headed on a plane to visit a Taiwan funded program for poor children in India. Sylvia Chang plans to raise money for a school for these children. Joe Cheng and Mike He will be preparing nutritious food for them so that they will grow up healthily.


Five years ago, Sylvia Chang was in India for an interview. A girl named Nitya told her that she was afraid of going out to school. So Sylvia helped pay for Nitya’s study, medical and basic expenses and warmly encouraged the girl to go to school. Nitya then had the chance to go to school and introduce herself to new friends.

With tears in her eyes, Sylvia said: “Even though Nitya passed away not long ago, she had the chance to experience love and being loved in her short life. This is a privilege all children should be entitled to!”

Sylvia will be guiding Joe Cheng and Mike He when they head to India. She expressed that she Read the rest of this entry »





Celebrity of the Day: Ariel Lin

27 03 2010

Ariel Lin (林依晨) was born in Taipei on October 29, 1982. She is amongst the most prominent Taiwanese actresses of today and also debuted as a singer. Not only that, she also released two books: ‘Ariel Lin’s New York Bagel Diary (林依晨的紐約貝果日記)’ and ‘Ariel’s Blog (林家女孩依晨的青春部落格)’.

Her first drama was ‘True Love 18 (十八歲的約定)’ in 2002. After, she acted in a variety of shows. Her big break came in 2004 when she starred alongside Mike He (賀軍翔) in the hit drama ‘Love Contract (愛情合約).

But Ariel’s biggest hit came the year after, in 2005 when she starred in the Taiwanese drama, ‘It Started With a Kiss (惡作劇之吻)’ with Joe Cheng (鄭元暢). The drama met with wild reviews and helped her rise to fame. The two later co-starred again in the drama’s sequel: ‘They Kiss Again (惡作劇2吻)’ as well as another drama: ‘Love or Bread (我的億萬麵包)’.

She also starred as Huang Rong (黃蓉) in the 2008 wuxia TV series, Legend of the Condor Heroes (射彫英雄傳). This was a television adaption of Read the rest of this entry »





Celebrity of the Day: Jay Chou

25 01 2010

He’s your regular superman. Composer, singer, musician, actor, film director, rapper, record producer, DJ, MV director, model, screenwriter and music arranger, Jay Chou (周杰倫) has it all. Born in January, 1979, Jay is one of the most well-known stars in Taiwan, if not Asia. His talent began when he was just a child, starting cello lessons, messing around with his tape recorder, piano lessons. His mother encouraged his abilities and interests. Grades inadequate for University, Jay prepared to enroll into mandatory military service. However, a sports injury prevented him from performing his service, so he took a job as a waiter.

Around this time, he and a friend entered into the competition, Super New Talent King. His friend sang whilst Jay accompanied. They did not win, but the show’s host was impressed by Jay’s complex arrangement. Thus, Jay became a contract composer. Over the next two years he wrote songs for Mandarin pop artists, and also learned Read the rest of this entry »





Celebrity of the Day: Rainie Yang

22 01 2010

Rainie was born Yáng Chénglín (楊丞琳) in Taiwan. She first debuted in the entertainment industry as a member of the girl group, 4 in Love. There, all the girls were assigned names with references to weather. The group achieved mediocre success and disbanded in 2002. Yang continued pursuing a career in the industry, hosting television shows (such as ‘Guess Guess Guess’).

Her big break came when she starred in the hit CTV drama, Devil Beside You (惡魔在身邊), in 2005. The same year, she also released her first album, My Intuition (曖昧) which included two songs from the TV drama.The album achieved a high level of success and created a record of being the only debut album in the Chinese music industry to reach platinum status.

Soon after, Yang released her second album Read the rest of this entry »