The actor, who was much chubbier than he is right now, admitted he was the ultimate ‘yes-man’
It was "Crazy Rich Singapore Week" in Los Angeles, as our home-grown actors lit up the red carpet while Candlenut treated Tinseltown to a little Peranakan fare.
Pierre Png, Fiona Xie, Janice Koh and more were resplendent alongside other Asians stars like Michelle Yeoh and Kris Aquino
The 25-year-old opened up about doing bed scenes and filming in his tighty-whities in 2359: The Haunting Hour
At 53, local celebs share their heartfelt thoughts with CNA Lifestyle on their personal journeys – and the parallels with Singapore’s story.
No feud lasts forever in showbiz
No prizes for guessing which local singer was a popular favourite among most of the contestants
5-year-old Calynn Lee is down with glomerulonephritis, a kidney disease, due to a rare autoimmune condition
The actress made her first media appearance since her friendship with Pan Ling Ling came under the spotlight
While in Bintan, the actor asked his girlfriend to video-call him so he could make sure she was still in Singapore
The actor told us more about his girlfriend, whom he has been dating for seven months
There’s trouble in paradise for TV’s current reigning long-form family – but is the drama only confined to their characters?
She tells Toggle she didn’t expect this matter to blow up and comments about her discord with fellow actress Hong Hui Fang
Elvin says Joanne is like his “ideal wife” and likens deleting negative comments to…cleaning up dog poop
Throw away the misconception that getai is only for those in their golden years, as these young’uns will tell you
‘Gifted’ brings the likes of Fiona Xie, Michelle Chia and more back to the local drama scene
The couple will be working together once again after four years
The actress celebrates her 30th showbiz anniversary by paying it forward with a campaign on women’s causes
She will pair up with Shaun Chen in an upcoming lighthearted comedy series
The cast of ‘You Can Be An Angel 3’ tells us why they regard some of their fellow celebs as their guardian angels
The Mediacorp actor shared that he hopes to work on more films and expand his career overseas
Journey back to her roots: Julie Tan takes on her first local drama in over a year, and tells us what role she plays in the local reiteration of ‘Journey to the West’
Life down under with Chantalle Ng, Shane Pow and Richie Koh for an upcoming Toggle Original series
This is the Taiwanese actress' first time playing a mother of two grown-up kids
The self-professed late bloomer tells us how his transformations into his drama characters have sometimes scared him
Shane Pow had an easy, cushy time as a national serviceman but karma came knocking on his door after he signed on full-time – as an artiste
These Singapore actors will star alongside Hong Kong stars such as Wong You-nam, Liu Kai-chi and Law Kar-ying in the Toggle-ViuTV collaboration, Bluetick
The actors gathered at the 2018 FILMART to announce the Toggle-ViuTV project
Who’s in and who’s out of the running for this year’s Top 20 Most Popular Male and Female Artistes?
The local actors star in two of six original screenplays that are vying for the chance to be made into a full-length series
Local artistes and overseas guest performers joint forces to raise funds for one of Singapore’s largest voluntary welfare organisations, THK (Thye Hua Kwan)
This year’s Top 40 nominees comprise of Mediacorp artistes as well as those who have worked with Mediacorp on a project basis in the past year
The local actor is the first Singapore artiste to sign on with China-based entertainment company Perfect World Pictures
The well-loved programme is back after a three-year hiatus and will see the return of many familiar faces
The real housewife of Taipei and 'drama queen' of the household updates us about how she's coping with life overseas
Getting picked on, being told to “piss off” – being a Singapore Airlines air stewardess wasn’t always so glamorous for the actress
But that hasn’t stopped the actress with a heart of gold from doing her part for charity
The well-loved celebrity couple pair up once again for upcoming Toggle series, Love at Cavenagh Bridge
No lines, no problem? Think again (also, why did the ‘Reach for the Skies’ actor keep giving us the middle finger?)
Rebecca Lim calls all her exes “mistakes” while Zhang Yao Dong wants to prevent his roast meat business from failing
The actors were submerged in a pool for up to 9 hours for the shoot
The turnout was so overwhelming, the queue for the wanton noodles had to be cut off early
“I think that was the first time anybody ever saw me get angry on set” – what could have set the mild-tempered actress off?
The actress finally takes on her first English language project after over 20 years with Channel 5’s ‘Missing’
New faces on this year’s Star Awards 2018 nomination list include Marcus Chin, Shane Pow and Mei Xin
The actor makes a murderous Channel 5 comeback after three years with ‘Code of Law’ S4
The actress’s husband Christopher Lee “complains” about their 3-year-old “intruding” into their lives
The upcoming drama will see the duo work together once more
Yes, that means he has Michelle Yeoh’s and Constance Wu’s phone numbers; plus, we catch up with the cast of two upcoming Toggle Originals series
Apparently, Ah Jie is a huge foodie and an avid recommender of good products and services
Who do they want to ‘reunite’ with? And has 2017 been good or bad to them?
Her last day of service with Mediacorp will be on February 1
LONG LIVE THE QUEEN: The beloved “Ah Jie” celebrated her 50th birthday a week in advance with a star-studded bash
Stars take a look back at the highlights of the past year and share what they hope will happen in 2018
From winter getaways to humble home gatherings, we round up what some of Singapore’s stars did over the festive season this year
Xiang Yun, Chen Liping, Romeo Tan, Jayley Woo, Felicia Chin and more tell us their most memorable gift exchange experiences
For that reason alone, the father-of-two says there’s no difference between filming in Singapore and China
The duo didn’t talk to each other for 10 long years, all due to a misunderstanding
The actress and her ‘Babies on Board’ co-star Tay Ping Hui recall health horror stories from their younger days
The music video for Ian Fang’s second single ‘Still Me’ was a star-studded affair – but not quite what you have in mind
The local singer held her first ever music showcase over the weekend and surprised the audience with two special guests
President Halimah Yacob makes her debut appearance at the 24th edition of the President’s Star Charity show
The ‘Fifty and Fabulous’ actress admits there was a time when she considered divorcing her husband
The former actress admits that she sometimes feels like making an acting comeback
Plus, we catch up with ATA 2017 guest performers Kim Jong Kook and Joanna Dong
The cast and crew of Life Less Ordinary packed their bags and boarded a Royal Caribbean cruise to film for five days
Be prepared to be entertained by ‘veteran’ performers Rebecca Lim and Paige Chua and first-timer such as Richie Koh and Joel Choo at this year’s President’s Star Charity 2017
Jeanette Aw, Jacelyn Tay and more local artistes were present at the red carpet premiere of the musical at the MES Theatre at Mediacorp
What went on at multi-award winning actor Christopher Lee’s acting master class
Eat Already? 4 is back for a new season, and this is just one of the many highlights that are in store
Newbie actor Richie Koh will be based in Changzhou, Jiangsu for a month to work on this project
The young stars have picked up quickly since starting work on A Million Dollar Dream, but still have some way to go
The local actor told us more about the grueling crash course that he and Melody Low have been through in Gyeongju, Korea
The former actor has been out of the spotlight for the past decade after bowing out of showbiz
The actor returns to Channel 8 after 11 years for a cameo in ‘Life Less Ordinary’ alongside wife Xiang Yun and their children, Chen Yi Xi and Chen Yi Xin
Were they as taken aback as we were?
He shared that the photo shared on his Instagram was from last year, when the Fang siblings embarked on their first trip together
Which couple’s fights cause music video-worthy moments, and who's proud of being an unexpected homebody?
The actor says he wouldn’t have been able to get through army life if not for the gym and his girlfriend of five years
Which ‘A Million Dollar Dream’ star recently spent a five-figure amount on a medical check-up?
After suffering a six-figure loss, Mark Lee wound up his crepe business to sell chicken rice and coffee instead
Online personality Xiaxue shares more about her attempt to shed tears for her first acting role, and tells us what is the most ridiculous thing she has seen an influencer do
The newly-signed Mediacorp artiste will be starring in a Channel 8 drama with his dad, but they won’t be acting as father and son – and that’s a good thing. Find out why
Can you also guess who used to be a cup noodle fanatic, and who has a self-proclaimed stomach of steel?
Fill that void, one show at a time
And this time around, he’s even earned himself YES 933 FM deejay Hazelle Teo’s first on-screen kiss
The YouTuber will be locking lips with one of his co-stars in an upcoming episode of the Toggle Original
The event also featured a special segment from American singer Bebe Rexha
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who was the most rebellious of them all?
And highlights from Show Luo’s heart-thumping Crazy World Tour concert on Saturday night
Felicia Chin, Nick Shen, Zheng Ge Ping, Zheng Wanling and Rayson Tan get candid about their concerns about the inevitable process of ageing
The first-time collaborators get candid about their “very awkward” bed scenes
These local celebrities put the art in artistes
The daughter of local actors Zheng Ge Ping and Hong Hui Fang is now a full-time artiste
SINGAPORE: News organisations are important in the fight against fake news, even as new legislation is being developed to deal with the problem, said Mr Chee Hong Tat on Wednesday (Jul 26). In his keynote address at the Global News Forum, the Senior Minister of State for Communications and ...
The Hong Kong-based Canadian actress told us more about her child whisperer ways, along with what kind of mother she hopes to be in the future
The celebrity couple tells us about the pros and cons of working with each other on new drama ‘Doppelganger’
The artiste shared about his future plans in showbiz, how his relationship with Jesseca begun and yes, what he thinks about being known as “Jesseca Liu’s husband”
There’s more than one reason to cheer for the 118 Reunion cast
This budding actress stumbled into the industry at the tender age of 19 after winning a beauty pageant
An acting project with his entire family - parents Edmund Chen, Xiang Yun and younger sister Yi Xin is something he hopes to work on - but what will it take?
38 years in the business and Xiang Yun’s passion for acting is still going strong. What keeps her going?
The actors of upcoming Channel 8 drama had an unorthodox way to pass time during filming
Real life lovebirds Felicia Chin, Jeffrey Xu feel “uneasy” playing lovers in upcoming Channel 8 long-form drama ‘Life Less Ordinary’
The two actresses shared more about how they encourage their younger co-stars onset
The actor will be playing a character with Asperger’s syndrome in upcoming long form drama, Life Less Ordinary
Been there, done that: Before Chen Hanwei became the respected actor and mentor he is known as today, the acting thespian confessed that he was once an obstinate artiste who only cared about himself
The actor spoke to us about his real-life experience with a car accident victim while on-set for upcoming drama My Teacher is a Thug
The actress is working towards her goal weight of 48kg for upcoming Channel 8 drama ‘My Friends From Afar’
The actor spoke to the media for the first time since his drink driving charge at the imaging session for ‘My Friends From Afar’
The cast of The Lead tell us about their first leading roles, and what they’d change if they could turn back time
A feast of first times and comebacks: Magician Ning Cai makes her acting debut and Felicia Chin tackles a Hokkien-speaking character for the first time
The actor plays chef for a day and teams up with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution initiative for a canteen takeover at Raffles Girls Primary
The mother-of-three is surprised she still receives acting offers; plus, Jeanette Aw teases about her upcoming directorial debut
The cast of upcoming Channel 8 variety programme Happy Can Already! 2 tell us about their simple and not-so-simple joys in life
‘The Noose & Kakis 2’ stars share what they were like as students; plus, does newcomer Kayly Loh have Felicia Chin to thank for the gig?
The actor celebrated his All-Time Favourite Artiste accolade with the people who made it happen
The stars added some glitz and glamour to the Singapore Heritage Festival 2017 by leading walkabout tours and crooning old school TV tunes
The actress plays a teacher alongside Rebecca Lim and onscreen mother to newcomer Calvert Tay in ‘While We Are Young’
SINGAPORE - Congratulations are in order for actress Joanne Peh and her husband, actor Qi Yuwu. Peh, 33, and Qi, 40, welcomed their second child on Friday (April 21) afternoon. The new addition is a baby boy, born in Mount Elizabeth Hospital. Peh and Qi were...
SINGAPORE - This year, the Singapore Heritage Festival (SHF) offers exclusive access to the iconic Caldecott Broadcast Centre as part of a new initiative, SHF Takes Over!. The initiative offers access to previously unexplored or inaccessible spaces, and the...
Go behind-the-scenes with Toggle for the best candid moments of #SA2017SG
SINGAPORE - Actress Julie Tan said at Sunday's Star Awards that she will be moving on from Mediacorp when her contract expires in June. The 24-year-old, who won three awards at last year's annual show, walked away from the main ceremony on Sunday (April 16)...
OLD IS GOLD: Chen Hanwei, Zoe Tay and Aileen Tan walked away with top acting honours at last night’s show
Sora Ma and Desmond Ng get lucky with their first nomination, Felicia Chin gets candid about her boyfriend Jeffrey Xu’s loss, and some more
Tay wins the coveted Best Actress award for the first time in 21 years, besting younger fellow nominees Rui En and Jeanette Aw.
Regional stars such as Korean actor Jang Hyuk, Korean girl band f(x) member and actress Krystal Jung, Taiwanese actor Kai Ko and Hong Kong's Bowie Lam, were also in attendance with several taking part in the awards presentation.
The last of the three countdown shows went out with a bang
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s showtime with Chen Biyu, Marcus Chin, Mark Lee and Dennis Chew
He will not be using a stunt double for all his action scenes, including car accidents and fight scenes, in Channel 8’s Nanny Hero
What’s showing on Channel 8 and 5 this year
SINGAPORE - He may have starred in his first movie years ago, but Taufik Batisah is being recognised for that effort. The 35-year-old is nominated for the Most Promising Actor award at the Pesta Perdana 2017, Mediacorp TV Suria's annual awards ceremony...
It’s taken Quan Yi Fong all of 26 years to be inducted to the All-Time Favourite Artistes hall of fame, and she has no plans to slow down
SINGAPORE - Readers of Mediacorp publications like Elle Singapore and Style will soon have a greater variety of online content as part of the company's digital drive. In a release on Monday (March 27), the media company said it is boosting its digital...
Three awards were given out, artistes voted for their peers, and we got an update on the Top 48 Most Popular Male and Female Artistes polls
The former actress tells us why she finally allowed her second daughter, Shalynn Tsai, to dabble in showbiz
Star Awards record makers
We round up the top celebrity snaps in the past week
From its lovely OST to Joanne Peh’s Chinese accent
Meet the nominees of this year’s Star Awards’ Top 20 Most Popular Male and Female Artistes
SINGAPORE – It was a night of surprises at Taiwanese singer A-Lin's Sonar Singapore Echo Limited concert at The Star Theatre on Saturday evening. The 33-year-old vocal powerhouse made sure that she a few special things in store for her sold-out audience of...
These kids are coming to a TV (or bus stop) ad near you soon
SINGAPORE – One-time Singapore Idol contestant Tabitha Nauser celebrated a new milestone in her life last Friday: The release of her new single, Bulletproof. Nauser, 24, intends to record, then release singles digitally every few months. The aim: To have a...
‘When Duty Calls’ actors Romeo Tan, Desmond Tan, Shane Pow, Pierre Png and Zheng Ge Ping recall their days as National Servicemen
The actor invested a five-figure sum from his own savings into his new eatery Mojo, which opens today (Feb 16)
The actor's wife is currently four months pregnant; they have yet to find out the gender of their unborn child
What would we give to see these familiar faces light up the small screen again?
How will the ‘golden chicken’ year affect their love lives?
Will it be a “fowl” or fly year for celebs like Paige Chua, Chen Hanwei, Jun Ji Hyun and Selina Jen?
The actress, who will don a prosthetic nose in ‘The Lead’, hopes for the chance to go bald for a role
Joanne Peh's married with two kids but there's no stopping her fangirl tendencies
The actress is making her drama comeback in Channel 8’s ‘Have A Little Faith’ after a six-month break
SINGAPORE - Nominations for the Star Awards 2017 are out and the drama with the best showing this year is Hero, with 11 nominations in several categories including Best Drama, Best Screenplay, Best Director and four Best Supporting Actress nods. Getting twice...
Felicia Chin, along with fellow local celebs Jeanette Aw and Zhang Zhen Huan and international star Louis Koo shared their plans for the year ahead
He popped the question at the top of a snowy mountain in Hokkaido during a recent skiing trip
The actress had her first school sharing session at CHIJ Kellock, where she shared her plans for the new year
Same same but different: A revamped show format and changes to this year’s award presentation
How did this Channel 8 drama about residents living in a soon-to-be demolished estate fare in our books?
All the good things (and our favourites) that happened to local dramas last year
This is the local actress’ second child after Alex Junior was delivered in December 2014
GOODBYE 2016, HELLO 2017: The stars weigh in on how the year ended for them
Created by Mediacorp, each episode of the programme, called Junction Tree, comprises three versions - English-Chinese, English-Malay and English-Tamil - with a bilingual host for each language version.
From wigs to bizarre outfits, singing and dancing, the stars went all out at the countdown party
Holiday special: A peek at how the celebs spent the festive season and more
SINGAPORE - Mediacorp actors Desmond Tan, Zhang Zhen Huan and Romeo Tan may be pitted against one another in The Celebrity Cookoff, a Facebook Live cooking competition organised by Mediacorp's The Celebrity Agency, but we happen to know that none of them...
After a seven-year relationship, Jean had “the wedding of her dreams” with her fellow DJ beau
The national sprinter will be making his acting debut in upcoming Toggle Originals series ‘2589 Days Apart’
SINGAPORE - Taufik Batisah is a pretty likeable guy. He is an excellent performer, is disarmingly charming, and has eyelashes a girl would kill for. Fans will therefore be surprised to find that the Singaporean singer-songwriter has been cast as the...
The stars of our latest Toggle Originals series K.O. tell us the difficulties they faced while preparing to become reel-life MMA fighters
SINGAPORE - Ian Fang is said to have above-average dialect skills, but none of that will be showcased in his role as Ah Huat in the second season of Eat Already because the character is a mute kopi kia (colloquial term for coffee server) working in a...
SINGAPORE - Now that Mediacorp's move to our new campus is finally almost complete, I have been working on a video project in which I've invited six artistes to take me on a tour of the places in Caldecott Hill they will miss the most. Over the past few...
SINGAPORE - Eight Mediacorp radio stations were among the top 10 most-listened-to radio stations in Singapore, according to the latest Nielsen Radio Diary Survey (NRDS), which was released on Thursday. The top three most-listened-to stations across all...
The LOVE 97.2FM deejay picked up the Best Comedy Actor award for his well-loved character, Wang Shunfeng
About 2,400 runners braved the rain on Sunday morning (Nov 27) to participate in this year's one-north Run.
The three dukes are set to square off against one another in an upcoming cook-off
SINGAPORE - Next year marks the 35th anniversary of local Chinese dramas, and Channel 8 is kickstarting the commemorative period with year-end blockbuster Hero, a 30-episode drama with a star-studded cast and countless familiar faces in cameo...
SINGAPORE - Yes, it is official: Kit Chan will return to dramaland after a hiatus of more than a decade. She will be starring in upcoming Toggle Web series, Patisserie Fighting, an eight-episode drama about baking that is set to premiere next year. The...
On-set shenanigans with the local celebrities filming the 2017 Chinese New Year MV
The singer returns to filming dramas after more than a decade in upcoming Toggle web series, Patisserie Fighting
SINGAPORE - The nominees for the Asian Television Awards 2016 have been announced, with Singapore boasting a strong showing especially in the Best Supporting Actor category. Here, all but one of the eight nominees represents Singapore: Up for the award are...
Can their wins at the Star Awards 2016 and their nomination at the Asian Television Awards 2016 be seen as a form of affirmation for their acting craft?
SINGAPORE - The title of long-form drama 118 may boast an auspicious-sounding set of numbers, but Season Two's new cast member Jeanette Aw's experiences on set - and back home - have been a little less than lucky. On October 24, the 37-year-old actress, who...
The actress opens up about the injuries she sustained on the set of long-form drama ‘118 Season 2’
The performers of Korean action comedy Fireman have to jump across buildings and perform acrobatic stunts
The second season is expected to air in late February 2017, the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and Mediacorp say.
Mr Sunawr Ali walks away with the grand prize of a Subaru XV 1.6 I-S worth S$69,600, lasting 75 hours and 58 minutes.
Wish we could turn back time, to the good ol’ days…
The annual Mediacorp Subaru Car Challenge kicked off on Saturday (Nov 5) at Civic Plaza, Ngee Ann City.
SINGAPORE - To commemorate 35 years of producing dramas, Mediacorp TV Channel 8's 2017 mid-year blockbuster will be The Lead, a show about four friends who enter the entertainment industry together but find success at different paces. Filming for the drama,...
The duke shares more about his newly-revealed relationship with his “Princess”, including their first kiss, frustrations and marriage plans
The four new directors are Mr Niam Chiang Meng, deputy chairman of MPA, Mr Robin Hu, CEO of South China Morning Post Group, Mr Rajesh Sreenivasan, partner at Rajah & Tann Singapore and Mr Roy Quek, executive chairman of Thomson Medical Group.
IN BED WITH: Retelling one of local showbiz’s sweetest love stories – find out how Huang Shinan made Pan Ling Ling the queen of his heart
SINGAPORE - Joanne Peh is expecting her second child with actor husband Qi Yuwu. The actress, whose daughter turned one in August, announced today that she is three months pregnant and expected to deliver in May next year. "I'm secretly hoping it's a girl,"...
Will she be singing and writing new love ballads now that she’s in love?
SINGAPORE – This year's President's Star Charity show, which took place Sunday night (Oct 23) at the MES Theatre at Mediacorp, successfully raised S$7.37 million for beneficiaries in need. The President's Star Charity is part of the annual President's...
Which of the stars of the upcoming Channel 8 drama are the most angel-like... and which ones are not?
IN BED WITH: We track the milestones of the local celebrity couple’s love life
The upcoming Channel 8 drama stars Shaun Chen, Rebecca Lim, Andie Chen, Chen Hanwei and more
Familiar faces like Zoe Tay, Tay Ping Hui and Rebecca Lim will be putting up song and dance performances for the show
Local audiences will be able to catch snippets of the celebrated Broadway musical on this year's President’s Star Charity show.
SINGAPORE - This year's President's Star Charity will have several highlights, including a special tribute item to S R Nathan and a solo dance item performed by Zoe Tay. The theme for 2016's show is "Just Like You". Explained Lum Wai Loon, senior producer,...
In Bed With: Delve into the married lives of celebrity couples in the first of our brand new interview series and find out the quirks and complaints they have to tell us about each other
Last, but definitely not the least, these female stars round up our I Want To Be A Star interview series
The cast talked about what 118 means to them, their most interesting kopitiam memories and more
The actress personally cooked and delivered lunch and dinner to her BFF’s ill mother
SINGAPORE - On Saturday night, Pradhana Vizha saw Re Somasundaram, a familiar voice on Tamil Radio in the 1980s, receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for having a hand in shaping the local Tamil television, radio and stage industry in Singapore...
SINGAPORE – Mediacorp TV Channel 8's latest drama series to come into production has an unlikely but on-trend topic: Coding. Starring Joanne Peh, Romeo Tan, Desmond Tan, Aloysius Pang, Carrie Wong, Yao Wen Long, Jayley Woo, Rayson Tan and Aileen Tan, the...
Following the success of The Diary Of Amos Lee, a series of books that was translated into a TV series, okto will be bringing you another children's drama adapted from print. Ex-Losers is an upcoming show based on Jessica Alejandro's Extraordinary Losers, a...
Next up on our interview roulette, these two veterans tell us about their first steps in showbiz
Singapore - With The Blue Socks awareness campaign, Desmond Tan hopes that all the dogs out there who are in need of a good home will have the opportunity to be as well cared for as his own dogs, social-media stars Udon Tan and Hoshi Tan. Just how pampered...
SINGAPORE - Actress Joanne Peh will be back on a drama set for the first time since she got married two years ago and subsequently became a mother. Her last drama was Mind Game, which was filmed in Malaysia in 2014 and aired on Mediacorp TV Channel 8 in...
There is perhaps no better person to play a radio veteran grappling with young-people-speak than Vernetta Lopez, who, in a case of art imitating life, stars in Channel 5's latest dramedy, Fine Tune, as the head of a radio company. In the show, she deals with...
Some new items covered in the new Agreement include enhancements to medical and night shift allowances, prolonged illness leave and greater recognition for long service.
SINGAPORE - A new dialect drama series aimed at communicating government information and messages to seniors who are more familiar with the vernacular will air on Channel 8 starting next week. This series will be shown weekly in the afternoon within the...
The actress, who plays a gang leader, took on Wushu lessons for her new role; plus, Dennis Chew and Sora Ma finally tie the knot on the show
SINGAPORE - When it comes to landing cushy roles, it would appear that Sora Ma has no luck. At a press conference for her latest television show, C.L.I.F. (Courage, Loyalty, Integrity, Fairness), the actress lamented that she keeps having to play...
SINGAPORE - The fourth season of Mediacorp's popular police drama C.L.I.F. proved rip-roaringly eventful for Singaporean actor Elvin Ng - when he split his trousers on set. This season, his character's new job scope within the police force involves...
SINGAPORE - Tributes to the late S R Nathan poured in Monday (Aug 22) and Tuesday after news broke that the 92-year-old had died, with many celebrities taking to social media to express their condolences and remember Singapore's longest-serving...
In the ever-changing television-viewing landscape, there are all kinds of tastes to satisfy. Our local free-to-air television channels may be bastions of mainstream-ness, but for the past couple of years, Mediacorp's on-demand online viewing platform, Toggle,...
It was an evening of music from bright young things at Victoria Concert Hall on Saturday as classical radio station Symphony 924 held the grand finals of its Young Talents Project. A total of 10 finalists aged from nine to 16 years old took to the stage to...
SINGAPORE - Four artistes have topped the list of nominees for the upcoming 15th Pradhana Vizha awards, garnering four nominations each - a first for the awards show, which will take place on Sept 17. The ceremony, which takes place every two years, honours...
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will deliver his National Day Rally 2016 speech in Malay, Mandarin and English at the Institute of Technical Education on Sunday (Aug 21).
SINGAPORE - The National Day Rally (NDR) will be delivered by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday at the Institute of Technical Education College Central Campus. In his 13th NDR, Mr Lee will first speak in Malay and Mandarin from 6.40pm to 7.30pm, and...
The actress remained ‘hopeful’ about staying on in Singapore
RECRUITS, FALL IN: What are some of the challenges faced by the actors on the set of Toggle’s new sketch comedy web drama, Yes Mdm!?
SINGAPORE - Get ready for a celebration of the best music in Singapore! In 2014, local radio station Lush 99.5 played locally-made music for 24 hours. In 2015, they did so again for 48 hours. Now, the radio station is taking it up a notch and will be playing...
Live captioning will be provided as an option for those watching the National Day Parade on the TV, to help the hearing-impaired.
Channel 8’s 2016 mid-year blockbuster is chock-a-block with dramatics and gives Korean makjang stories a run for its hysterics
The actress will be romancing Pierre Png and Zhang Zhen Huan in an upcoming Lunar New Year series on Channel 8
The duo spill the beans about their You Can Be An Angel Too cast mates
SINGAPORE - TODAY'S news team on Thursday (July 28) clinched the Documentary/Special of the Year at the Mediacorp News Awards, which honours the best work from journalists in the various Mediacorp newsrooms. The winning special, titled Mr Lee, One Year On,...
The actress is now in her second trimester
Free coverage on multiple platforms - including digital, television, radio and print - includes sporting highlights, delayed telecast of up to 12 hours of games coverage daily and up-to-the-minute news coverage of Team Singapore’s participation in the Games.
The radio DJs’ five-year engagement will finally culminate in an “intimate and cosy” shindig on December 16
According to MDA, 65 per cent of children surveyed used social media in 2015, compared to 49.8 per cent in 2014.
Consumers in the city-state were mostly satisfied with local media services, with a satisfaction level of 76.6 per cent in a study by the Media Development Authority. This is up from 75.7 per cent in 2014.
Reviews, features, videos, how-tos and other content are expected to reach a wider audience through Mediacorp’s multiple media platforms – online, digital, broadcast and print.
The duo stars in a new drama about ex-convicts and second chances
The trio weigh in on the pros and cons of love triangles
Getting slapped, almost fainting from the heat, freaking out over a bedroom scene and more nightmarish shenanigans the stars endured on the blockbuster drama
Kate Pang gave birth to a little princess this morning on husband Andie Chen’s 31st birthday
Proposals will not be limited to any particular genre or programming format, and all proposals will be evaluated based on the strength of programming characteristics and quality, says MDA.
In this week’s Toggle Talk, Mediacorp’s very own ‘little sister’ opens up about her intentions to throw in the towel and quit showbiz (once upon a time) and lets in on the fame game conundrum
The production lunchbox, loyalty and nostalgia: the other reasons behind Fiona Xie’s return to TV in upcoming Channel 5 drama Left Behind
This week’s Toggle Talk tête-à-tête explores the new father’s bumpy road, from odd-job worker to disgraced actor to top star winning in both his professional and personal lives
SINGAPORE - "People call me ‘goddess'. I have no idea why they do that," said Paige Chua through lowered lashes, a touch of sheepishness flitting across her lightly-coloured cheeks. Her fellow artistes have also nicknamed her Guanyin, the Buddhist goddess...
Local stars turned up in full force for the gala night of Cameron Mackintosh’s iconic musical show in Singapore
Toggle catches up with the actress on the set of the Dream Job, where she gushes about her dream man, describes her ideal retirement life and comes clean about wetting her bed…
Producers of the classic musical say the new version features a re-orchestrated score as well as a new backdrop with projections of paintings by Victor Hugo, the author of the novel it is based on.
The actress will play a psychiatrist in an upcoming Channel 5 drama
Instead of being judged, actor–comedian earned praise for putting family first
"I'm not a pretty boy," said Andie Chen, who surmised that it's "a good thing" because "all the good roles go to the not-so-good-looking people". But let us first establish that Chen is being modest here: The winner of Star Search 2007 is way above average in...
The actor also revealed more about his thoughts on the past year
The actor is thrilled to finally play a different character onscreen
The couple are likely to have their wedding ceremony in November or December
SINGAPORE - Beleaguered actress Rui En's latest drama, If Only I Could, is a fantasy story about what might happen if you had the opportunity to go back in time and try to change your life for the better. It's very apt, if you think about what she just went...
At first glance, Les Miserables doesn't seem like the sort of musical that would appeal to younger audiences who have grown up on a diet of superhero movies. Based on the 1862 Victor Hugo novel of the same name, it tells the story of the prisoner Jean Valjean...
SINGAPORE - Hong Kong theatre star Tse Kwan-Ho took centre stage over the weekend at the staging of The Mad Phoenix, the classic work of renowned playwright Raymond To and producer-cum-director Clifton Ko. Presented by Mediacorp VizPro and Sprint-Time...
SINGAPORE - Returning to television acting after a 12-year hiatus, Peter Yu believes he will be a better actor now than ever. Yu will start work later this month on the blockbuster Channel 8 drama Hero, which also stars Shaun Chen, Jesseca Liu and Paige Chua....
In the movie 100 Yards, Lim plays a nurse who shows grace and compassion to a college athlete when he goes in search of his missing mother in the Philippines, only to find that he has an illness.
If you could see right through Joshua Tan like how you can see through his wet T-shirt in these photos, you wouldn't see ridiculously well-defined abdominal muscles. You would see "an uncle wannabe", someone he describes as passionate about his craft "but...
Zany comedians take over Singapore in the new Toggle Originals series
SINGAPORE - YOLO (you only live once) is Julie Tan's mantra in life and the actress is not afraid of walking the talk, even after picking up a total of three trophies - the Rocket Award, Top 10 Most Popular Female Artiste Award and Best Supporting Actress...
SINGAPORE - Mediacorp's OTT (Over-The-Top) entertainment and lifestyle platform Toggle has emerged as the first local content provider to be available on both Chromecast and the new Apple TV. This means that Android and iOS users can now watch Toggle content...
987FM DJ takes 3 tries to overcome the awkwardness
“I love her as a younger sister and she loves me as an elder brother,” said Dennis Chew
The hits and misses of Star Awards 2016 Part 1 and 2
TODAY reports: Aw’s win denied veteran actress Zoe Tay a chance to claim a second Best Actress award.
SINGAPORE - Here's the full list of winners at Star Awards 2016 TOP 10 MOST POPULAR MALE ARTISTES: Aloysius Pang, Zheng Geping, Shane Pow, Dennis Chew, Xu Bin, Zhang Yao Dong, Zhang Zhen Huan, Lee Teng, Jeffrey Xu, and Elvin Ng TOP 10 MOST POPULAR FEMALE...
The former Mediacorp CEO and board director succeeds Teo Ming Kian and will assume the position of Chairman in July.
SINGAPORE - We take radio for granted these days, and it is hard to imagine that once upon a time, there was only one means of broadcast and only one station beaming music and news out to everybody on the island. Now, we have programmes in various languages -...
SINGAPORE - Actor Qi Yuwu may have received his All-Time Favourite Artiste Award on Sunday night, but he believes he still has more to offer - specifically, in the field of comedy. "I've always thought I could be a comedian, but no one has discovered my...
Duo thanked fans, friends and family for their unwavering support through the years
Actress Rui En chokes up during her acceptance speech All-Time Favourite Artiste Award, acknowledging that she is facing a "difficult time" over a driving accident.
SINGAPORE - Elvin Ng's stylist has perhaps the easiest job in the world. "He seriously looks good in anything. I think it's so easy to style him," said Sharon B Tan, who has been working with Ng for two years. "He will already stand out because it's him. So,...
SINGAPORE - In the upcoming Channel 8 drama The Truth Seekers, stars Rebecca Lim and Desmond Tan play cold case investigators. So what better way to put their sleuthing skills to the test than by having them investigate each other? Here was their opportunity...
Rebecca Lim, Ian Fang, Yusuke Fukuchi and drama cast discuss fresh skills and challenges
SINGAPORE - Mediacorp artiste Ian Fang tucks into his hearty breakfast of hokkien mee and fresh fruit juice as we settled down for our chat for fashion online portal styleXstyle. "Finally… Ian for styleXstyle's Star of the Month," quipped the...
SINGAPORE - It has been a while since veteran actresses Chen Liping and Xiang Yun were in school, but they still have unforgettable memories of chalk-throwing teachers, boy problems and sports day victories. The two star alongside Julie Tan, Aloysius Pang...
SINGAPORE – Julie Tan goes back to school for a new Mediacorp TV Channel 8 drama, My First School, in which she plays a kindergarten teacher. My First School is an eight-episode drama that will air on Tuesdays at 8pm, jointly presented by NTUC First...
The Toggle Original stars Chew Chor Meng, Kym Ng, Dennis Chew, Shane Pow, Ya Hui, Hong Ling and more
SINGAPORE - Being sexy is a huge challenge for young actress Jayley Woo, who found herself having to learn some saucy dance moves for the Mediacorp Channel 8 drama, Peace & Prosperity. Her character in the show is a manicurist whose hobby is pole...
The cast tells us about their first acting gig, first English-speaking role, first time rapping and more
987FM DJ duo Joakim Gomez and Gerald Koh stepped up to the plate and shaved their hair on-air
Chua Enlai, Judee Tan, Suhaimi Yusof, Alaric Tay and six guest comedians poked fun at anything and everything under the sun
SINGAPORE - With a storyline revolving around a family who run a Chinese medical hall, Channel 8's newest long-form drama, Peace And Prosperity, takes health and traditional medicine as its theme. Featuring a large ensemble cast that includes Desmond Tan,...
SINGAPORE - Tse Kwan-Ho may be one of the most blessed theatre stars in Hong Kong today. The veteran actor's name is almost synonymous with that of Kong Yu Kau, the eccentric Cantonese opera playwright whose genius and poor temperament won him both admirers...
The funnyman turned full-time family man will host Channel 5’s latest game show airing in May. But does it count as a comeback?
SINGAPORE - You'd be hard pressed to find anyone as motherly as Xiang Yun, but even the most kindly of veteran actresses balks a bit at the thought of having half a dozen daughters. Mediacorp TV Channel 8's upcoming new long-form drama, Peace And Prosperity,...
This year's race will be held at Tampines Ave 10, promising a rougher, tougher landscape featuring dense foliage, wildlife and a lot more mud, organisers say.
Brand new Toggle Originals series ‘Run Rachael Run’ introduces us to another onscreen intern to learn from and love
C.L.I.F. 4 may be a drama about police officers, but its actors have had their share of mischief
SINGAPORE – Channel 8's favourite police drama, C.L.I.F., will return for a fourth series later this year. A lensing ceremony was held this morning (March 24) to mark the start of filming for the show, which continues to follow the lives of police officers...
The actor and new dad finally joins the All-Time Favourite Artistes hall of fame this year
SINGAPORE – Round about this time last year, popular Y.E.S. 93.3FM DJ Lin Pei Fen, announced that she was in the family way. (She gave birth in July.) This year, it's her colleague, Siau Jiahui's turn. Unlike Lin, she didn't spill the news via a video, she...
The cast of A Selfie’s Tale throw down the gauntlet in this wrap-up gallery
SINGAPORE - Who thought watching paint dry could be this fun? That was the feeling this writer had when some 47 local and foreign artists came together to create Circles Of Art on the spot at the Rail Corridor Art Space on Saturday. The project was part of...
The speech by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will be broadcast live on Channel NewsAsia and streamed live on the Channel NewsAsia website.
Fans who hope to see the pair star opposite each other in a project are in luck
It'd be icing on the cake if she had a daughter for a second child
How did this Channel 8 drama about female vigilantes fared on our books?
SINGAPORE - Fann Wong is quite possibly the only mother on earth who can still look put-together even when she has caught a bug from her child - and just to go on radio, not on screen. Wong, whose current projects include acting in a drama in China alongside...
SINGAPORE - Though his former girlfriends have all been younger than him, Aloysius Pang said he prefers older women. "I find an independent girl attractive," said the 26-year-old actor. "When we're alone with each other, she won't cling to me, and we can do...
SINGAPORE - Deep down, Paige Chua is a bit of a softie. In the upcoming Channel 8 drama Beyond Words, the 34-year-old plays the part of a conflicted mistress (opposite Terence Cao). But she defended her character, saying: "She isn't a vain person - through...
SINGAPORE – After eight seasons on television, the cast of The Noose will be bringing their madcap antics and irreverent humour to the stage. Called The Noose & Kakis ... 11 Months Of Fresh Air! this production will not only feature the television...
TODAY reports: More than 50 local celebrities were split into two teams to compete in sporting events such as basketball, Captain’s Ball and a tug-of-war.
SINGAPORE – Could this be Chen Tian Wen's year at the Star Awards? The 52-year-old acting veteran is up for awards in not one, but three categories. For one thing, Chen is on the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes list for the first time since 2002. "I was...
TODAY reports: The campaign saw Brand Studio create a digital guide with multi-media content, which has been featured on a range of Mediacorp platforms.
TODAY reports: Nominees for the awards include first-timers Aloysius Pang, Chua Enlai, Jeffrey Xu and Sheila Sim.
SINGAPORE - TODAY has won four awards for several infographics conferred by The Society of News Design (SND), a United States-based international organisation that recognises news media professionals and visual communicators who make an impact in visual...
SINGAPORE- The new Channel 8 series Beyond Words is a family drama starring Terence Cao as a patriarch struggling to keep his family together. But it's also about finding subtle ways to express love when words don't come easily, said its star. Filmed in...
SINGAPORE - The controversy in recent days over Madonna's first concert here - sparked by the Catholic Church's advice to congregants to skip the show - did not carry over into her performance at the National Stadium last night, as she kept to her word to...
SINGAPORE - In what must be thrilling news for music fans and streaming services alike, Singtel becomes the first telco here to launch a new plan that allows customers to stream music without incurring additional local data charges. Called Singtel Music, the...
More than 50 celebrities and personalities from television and radio will battle it out in various sporting events. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to NTUC Income OrangeAid, in support of underprivileged children and youth.
SINGAPORE - Avid listeners of Mediacorp's GOLD 905 can expect a few changes when they tune in starting Monday (Feb 22). The radio station's refreshed line-up will see Mike Kasem now paired up with Vernetta Lopez for the morning slot, with their LIVE! show,...
SINGAPORE - The quest for the perfect selfie is similar to getting hooked on gambling: Blind hope motivates you to fork out countless attempts for one jackpot. In the end, Instagram makes all the money. The struggle is real for Sonia Chew, who stars in the...
SINGAPORE - When it comes to love and romance, chemistry between two people is an ephemeral, yet vitally important thing. Because when Cupid shoots his arrows, there's just no escaping the thread of destiny that connects his two targets. On television,...
SINGAPORE - When a guy offers to cook for you, you don't say no. Especially not when that guy is Ben Yeo. So, when the popular variety show host, eatery proprietor and Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre (SHATEC) graduate volunteered to don an apron...
SINGAPORE - She's the bilingual Mediacorp actress who charmed her way into Singaporean audiences' hearts when she won First Runner Up and Miss Photogenic at the first Star Search back in 1988. Now, 27 years later, she is still one of the most consistent...
SINGAPORE – They may play vigilantes who seek revenge against men who betray their wives and girlfriends, but the stars - Jesseca Liu, Jaylee Woo, Apple Hong, Priscelia Chan and Vivian Lai – of Mediacorp Channel 8's upcoming drama The Queen are also...
SINGAPORE - Nominations for 2016's Star Awards, the annual event that celebrates the best in the local Mandarin entertainment industry, were released today (Feb 1). In the lead was last year's blockbuster drama The Dream Makers 2, the second season of the...
SINGAPORE - Expect to have your senses tantalised and challenged at this year's SingaPlural design festival. The fifth edition of the festival, which runs from March 7 to 13, will carry the theme Senses - The Art And Science Of Experiences. In keeping with...
SINGAPORE - Toggle viewers will now have more reasons to binge-watch as Mediacorp announces the launch of 11 new digital programmes on its bilingual entertainment and lifestyle portal (http://www.toggle.sg/). The latest batch of Toggle Originals, comprising...
Seven start-ups are currently being nurtured under the first stage, which kicked off in May 2015. They come from sectors such as gaming and advertising, and have founders from six different countries.
SINGAPORE - The all-star cast of Mediacorp TV Channel 8's mid-year blockbuster drama The Dream Job have just started filming for the show, in which Hong Kong-based actor Hugo Ng plays a rich philanderer who, as he nears the end of his life, attempts to lure...
SINGAPORE - Mediacorp's Lions Charity Show 2016, held on Sunday night, raised S$3,317,730 for the Lions Home for the Elders and the Lions Befrienders, a welfare organisation that works with the elderly. Not only was it the first show held for these...
SINGAPORE - We're only days away from St Jerome's Laneway Festival Singapore 2016, and no doubt fans have all started getting ready for a day of music and revelry. Laneway Singapore, which sold out last year, and is on its sixth edition in Singapore, will be...
SINGAPORE - It has been a long time coming, and for many here, Madonna's debut Singapore concert at the National Stadium on Feb 28 is akin to lightning in a bottle. You know, the kind of show you won't get to see again; not that we're saying this is possibly...
TODAY reports: The freed up spectrum will provide more capacity for mobile broadband and better support Singapore’s Smart Nation development.
Sora Ma isn't the sort of actress who hogs the headlines or attracts controversy. She might not even be the one you notice first in a line-up of artistes because of her calm demeanour and her penchant for wearing sleek, understated, white or black outfits...
This year's show, which promised to be bigger and better, drew 6,000 more attendees than last year.
Three new models were launched on Thursday at the Singapore Motorshow at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.
SINGAPORE - We're not sure how far we would trust Desmond Tan with our lives, but we'll say one thing about him: The guy can make it look like he knows what he's doing. Even if he doesn't. That skill comes in handy for his role as a traditional Chinese...
SINGAPORE - Here's a reason to tune in to the radio for the entire year - in fact, a full 80 years' worth of reasons. Mediacorp is marking eight decades of radio broadcasting by rolling out Radio 80, a slew of initiatives throughout 2016 in a bid to engage...
SINGAPORE - They say blondes have more fun, but that wasn't quite the case for Ya Hui when she went platinum for her role as a fashionista in the upcoming Mediacorp TV Channel 8 drama, House Of Fortune. Also starring Tong Bing Yu, Kym Ng, Thomas Ong, Xiang...
SINGAPORE - Madonna will perform in Singapore for the very first time, at the National Stadium on Feb 28. Mediacorp VizPro announced today (Jan 6) that the Queen of Pop's Rebel Heart Tour, which kicked off in Montreal in September last year, will make a stop...
The pop singer will perform at the Singapore National Stadium, but no date has been announced, according to local coordinators Mediacorp VizPro.
The American singer-songwriter will be performing at Celebrate 2016, a New Year countdown bash at Marina Bay.
The Mediacorp Tamil-language TV and radio channel partnered the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association and the Singapore Red Cross Society in organising the donation drive.
SINGAPORE - The rainbow is out after the rain for Kate Pang, who, after suffering a miscarriage in April, announced today (Dec 15) that she has just entered her second trimester of pregnancy.The actress and host has a one-and-a-half-year-old son, Aden, with...
Before the firework display, there will be a light projection show on the facade of The Fullerton Hotel, say organisers.
Nearly every night for the past 18 months, sometimes twice a day, Patrice Tipoki has had to go on stage and live, just for a few hours, as Fantine, the ill-fated prostitute who comes to a tragic end in Les Miserables. As she descends into despair, she sings...
The regional broadcaster hopes that, when fully completed, the stretch of the pavement will beat the current record holder - an art piece in the Netherlands which stands at 140.3 metres.
SINGAPORE - He may have transited over to the big screen, but Mr Unbelievable, a character played by Mediacorp artiste Chen Tianwen, remains the biggest star on our computer screens this year, according to YouTube.The Unbelievable - I so stunned like...
SINGAPORE – You can do your part for those affected by the flood in Chennai by helping in MediaCorp Vasantham and Oli 96.8FM's fundraising efforts. The TV channel and radio station have partnered the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association...
SINGAPORE - US entertainer Adam Lambert today (Nov 27) said that his performance at MediaCorp's New Year's Eve countdown show will celebrate "the entire human family in all its diversity". He was speaking two days after an online petition was launched to...
SINGAPORE - A petition has been launched online for MediaCorp to remove singer-songwriter Adam Lambert from its star-studded show to usher in the new year. The petition was started yesterday (Nov 25). As of time of writing, it has garnered more than 7,400...
SINGAPORE – Vasantham kicked-off this year's Deepavali celebrations with a two-and-a-half hour Deepavali countdown show, Amarkala Deepavali 2015, last night (Nov 9).The special SG50 edition of Amarkala Deepavali 2015 sought to capture the essence of...
SINGAPORE - Cruz Teng has left MediaCorp Radio with effect from Nov 6, the former YES 933 head and producer-presenter confirmed in a statement on his website.Teng will join Noon Talk Media, an artiste management and video production company, as group...
SINGAPORE - It was a night of celebration and revelry for international Mandopop stars at the 15th Global Chinese Music Awards (GCMA), organised by seven regional radio stations and hosted by MediaCorp radio station YES 933.Singers Zhang Jie, Kay Tse, Kenji...
SINGAPORE – Mention the Spartans and an image of gritty men with rippling muscles and rock hard abs jostling at each other immediately comes to mind – and Gerrard Butler shouting "This is Sparta!" But will the inaugural Singapore leg of the Spartan Race...
SINGAPORE – Mention the Spartans and an image of gritty men with rippling muscles and rock hard abs jostling at each other immediately comes to mind – and Gerrard Butler shouting "This is Sparta!" But will the inaugural Singapore leg of the Spartan Race...