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Kang Daniel allows cameras during fanmeeting because he is CEO, Entertainment News

No cameras at K-pop events? No, said Kang Daniel. Showbiz's 'it boy' played the ultimate power move for his Singapore fans when he allowed photos and videos to be taken throughout his fanmeeting last night (Aug 16). After all, Daniel is his own boss, unlike most South Korean celebrities, and sets his own rules. A collective gasp could be heard at the Singapore Indoor Stadium when he announced it. → Read More

US man discovers dead baby in mother's freezer, believes it's sister from 47 years ago, World News

How would you feel if you discovered a mummified baby in a refrigerator? Adam Smith, a man from St. Louis, Missouri, found what he believes to be the corpse of his older sister born 47 years ago in his late mother's freezer on June 21. The 37-year-old told local TV station KSDK, "It still had skin, hair and everything. It was mummified." → Read More

Girl in China does 1,000 squats to compete with friend, ends up in ICU, China News

Competitions can be all fun and games, until it goes a little too far and someone gets injured. A 19-year-old girl from Chongqing, China, identified as Tang, decided to challenge her friend to compare whose stamina was better through a squatting 'match'. Both of them took turns doing one squat at a time and the challenge was done via video call, ensuring that neither girl could cheat. → Read More

Andy Lau surprises travellers flying in economy class, Entertainment News

Andy Lau has once again won the hearts of Chinese netizens with his appearance onboard a flight to Malaysia. On Wednesday (July 24), the star caught the attention of a fellow passenger who quickly uploaded a photo of him retrieving his bags from the overhead luggage compartment — in the economy class. He's not called one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Cantopop for no reason, the photo went viral… → Read More

Malaysian woman finds a second wife for her husband during pregnancy, Malaysia News

It has been documented in plays, music and novels how human beings are often prone to sexual jealousy, thus unwilling to enter polygamous relationships. Yet, a woman from Malaysia has done the unthinkable: She looked for a second wife for her husband as she was concerned that there was no one taking care of him during her pregnancy. Identified as Khuzatul Atiqah, she has been married to her… → Read More

Partner of Growing Up actress Irin Gan dies, Entertainment, Singapore News

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Husband of Growing Up actress Irin Gan dies, Entertainment, Singapore News

SINGAPORE - Former actress Irin Gan announced on Thursday (July 25) that her husband Hawk Tan has died. She wrote in a Facebook post: "You have been so strong and positive to the last min(ute), second. Truly a fighter." "I guess God has a better plan for you, and you are in a much better place now." Irin, however, did not reveal details of her husband's death. Messages of condolences poured in… → Read More

Chinese vlogger dies after eating poisonous insects and geckos in live-stream video, China News

For some Chinese live-streamers, the path to online fame begins with consuming dangerous animals. Unfortunately, such endeavours may end with tragic outcomes. A Chinese vlogger identified only by his surname, Sun, recently died during a live-streaming session in which he ate live geckos and poisonous insects. His body was discovered in his flat in Hefei, China, on July 20 when his girlfriend… → Read More

Genius or reckless? Chinese boy, 13, attempts to pilot 2 planes by himself, China News

When staff arrived at an airplane hangar in Zhejiang, China, on July 15, they were greeted with a strange sight -- two seaplanes haphazardly parked outside, with one of them crashed against the guardrail. They found the answer when reviewing CCTV footage of the area. The video revealed that a boy had trespassed the aircraft hangar and attempted to operate two seaplanes in the early morning. → Read More

Most ambitious crossover? Gfriend takes on 'Infinity War' at Singapore concert, Entertainment News

One could be forgiven for thinking that they had a ticket for a comedy skit instead of a K-pop concert. Members of K-pop girl group Gfriend left fans in stitches as they battled it out, a la Marvel Avengers no less, during their concert on Saturday (July 20) at the Star Theatre. The three-hour concert was turned into a gag show at times, rife with weird antics and displays of wittiness as the… → Read More

92 children in China burned by TCM treatment gone wrong, China News

A hospital in Jiangxi, China, has recently suspended a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapy after 92 children suffered from burns after receiving the treatment. Known as sanfutie (三伏贴), the treatment usually involves applying medicated patches on various acupuncture points on the patient's back to treat illnesses. According to Chinese media, 881 children received the treatment from July 12… → Read More

Video of man using foot to swipe in-flight screen leaves Twitter users toe-tally disgusted, World News

It seems that up in the air, flight etiquette may have reached an all-time low. A viral video of a male plane passenger using his foot to select a movie on his in-flight entertainment screen has left Twitter users gasping in horror. This seven-second-long clip was posted on Twitter by Alafair Burke, a New York Times bestselling author and law professor, whose friend filmed the incident on her… → Read More

Simon Yam's leggy daughter sends Chinese internet users into a frenzy, Entertainment News

Ella Yam may only be 14 years old but she is already making waves on the Internet. The daughter of Hong Kong actor Simon Yam and supermodel Qi Qi, the teen has dipped her toes into modelling. This week, Chinese internet users are wowed by the photos Ella posted on her newly created Weibo account. → Read More

Twice's missing member Mina dearly missed at emotional Singapore concert, Entertainment News

Down from nine members to eight, the absence of Japanese member Mina was clearly felt at K-pop group Twice's Singapore concert, which was filled with highs and lows. Held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday (July 13), the sold-out concert was the third consecutive time that the South Korean girl group has performed in Singapore. Despite flawless performances one after another, to the… → Read More