Chris Wu and Yao Yao Lend Their Support for the Taiwan PSA Campaign Against Sexual Assault

Taiwan is a pretty woke country in terms of being culturally and socially progressive and it’s especially nice to see the entertainers always stepping up as representatives of positive outreach. This week top stars Chris Wu and Yao Yao (Guo Shu Yao) took a day off to attend the press conference for the “No Means No” public service announcement campaign to combat sexual assault. They also filmed short videos to share the pain of being a victim to raise awareness and fight against stigma for being a survival of rape. I find this so powerful and uplifting to see stars getting involved in important PSA events to give it more exposure and hopefully make an impact. Sexual assault remains a huge problem around the world not just in Taiwan so remember that “no means no” and it’s never okay to blame the victim. Continue reading

SETTV Holds Lunar New Year Party with Plenty of Star Power Attendance

It’s Lunar New Year on February 19th this year, much later than the usual early February or late January dates during most years. That’s because the Lunar calender only has 30 days in every month so after a few years … Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Bring the Glamour for the 2014 SETTV Drama Awards

It’s a bit of a downer to feel so nonchalant about the Taiwan idol dramas of 2014. SETTV dumped a lot of drama hours but overall the buzz seems to have died down. Despite producing one of my all-time faves … Continue reading

SETTV Holds Thank You Banquet with Stars and Brand Sponsors in Attedance

Taiwan’s biggest producer of nicely packaged idol dramas SETTV held a thank you banquet at the Taipei Le Meredien over the weekend, the second successive big celebrity packed event at the fancy hotel after Mark Chao and Gao Yuan Yuan‘s … Continue reading

Acclaimed C-actor Chen Jian Bin Nets Triple Win at Star-studded 2014 Golden Horse Awards

The 51st Golden Horse Awards took place last night in Taipei to celebrate the best of film in Greater China for 2014. It was an unprecedented triple win for Chinese actor-director Chen Jian Bin (who walked the red carpet in … Continue reading

Winners and Star-studded Red Carpet at the 50th Anniversary Golden Horse Awards in Taipei

Two major Asian film awards took place this weekend, there was the Blue Dragon Film Awards celebrating Korean cinema held in Seoul, and further South in Taipei the annual Golden Horse Film Awards feted the Chinese-language movies of 2013. It … Continue reading