Rainie Yang Posts Gathering Pic with Decades Long Friends Ariel Lin, Michelle Chen, and Joe Cheng

I know the key word right now is “social distancing” to keep safe from viral spread but Taiwan has been getting kudos for the early and vigilant response to the COVID-19 spread since end of December. I would know, I was there and it was immediate and noticeable. That means cases remain low and everyone is careful with life mostly back to normal, schools in session and work places buzzing. That also means folks are doing normal social gatherings and last week Rainie Yang posted such a heartwarming picture of her hanging out with fellow TW-stars Ariel Lin, Michelle Chen, and Joe Cheng. They are known to be good friends and it always brings a smile to my face when we see the 2000s line of TW idol drama gang hanging out. Continue reading

Fond Remembrance of the Taiwan Idol Drama Actors of the 2000’s Era

Maybe it’s the fall weather and the recent seismic shift in Asian drama viewing options but I’m in a nostalgic mood and one of the classic eras that passed naturally was the Taiwan idol dramas of the 2000s. Starting from … Continue reading

Chen Qiao En is the Top Taiwan Star Earner Working in Mainland China Followed by Nicky Wu and Bolin Chen

K-drama fans in the last year must’ve truly understood first hand the acquisition power of Mainland China in dictating the entertainment outputs of some of it’s neighbors. Folks in Taiwan have known that for decades but it’s taken an unofficial … Continue reading

Top Stars Attend Michelle Chen and Chen Xiao’s Beijing Wedding

The Beijing wedding of C-actor Chen Xiao to TW-actress Michelle Chen was indeed as star-studded as fans expected considering how well liked and sociable the newlyweds are in the Chinese-speaking entertainment industry. Closest friends like Joe Cheng and Wilbur Pan … Continue reading

Romance C-movie The Beloved with Joe Cheng, Kim Bum, and Wang Li Kun Premieres at BJIFF

It’s nearly premiere time for romance C-movie The Beloved (Chinese title 重生爱人 means Reborn Lover). Starring C-actress Wang Li Kun, K-actor Kim Bum, and TW-actor Joe Cheng, this movie collected main leads with different ethnicity while sharing the same incredible good … Continue reading

Song Hye Kyo and Chen Qiao En Lead the Sprawling Cast for C-movie The Queens

There’s a new female-centric modern romance C-movie coming out called The Queens that is basically yet another girl power messy love relationships splashy offering. The Queens only came to my attention for the sprawling cast half of whom are actors … Continue reading