Actress Tang Wei and husband Kim Tae Yong released their wedding photos yesterday after a simple ceremony held in Sweden


Following their simple and low profile wedding held in Sweden last month, Chinese actress and South Korean director Kim Tae Yong released their wedding photos yesterday through a Hong Kong public relations company on Weibo.

The post on Weibo said: 'We are honoured that Tang Wei and Kim Tae Yong have entrusted us to announce this good news. The two officially became man and wife days ago under the witness of both their parents. They will now face their new journey in life. We wish this couple joy and happiness, and we thank all who have been caring for and supporting Tang Wei.'

They have also given out wedding cakes in a three-layered box printed with their English names. It was accompanied by a card with the message, 'Love made our world complete, thank you for your blessings.'

Tang Wei and Tae Yong are said to hold an official ceremony this fall and will only invite their relatives.

The two, who have been dating since last October, first announced marriage plans early last month and drew talks about Tang Wei being a third party and even pregnant.

The rumours of a shot-gun marriage were dispelled when she was slated for promotional activities for new drama The Golden Era and discussions for new shows.



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Jaycee Chan, the only son of Hong Kong star Jackie Chan, found more than 100 grams of marijuana in Jaycee's possession during a raid.

The process, which was recorded on video, saw the 31-year-old facing the interrogation unprepared and trembling while holding a box of marijuana.

Jackie has reportedly halted his activities and headed to Beijing yesterday to handle this matter. Yesterday, CCTV also released the news that Jaycee has admitted to using drugs for the past eight years.

If he is convicted of drug possession, he may face a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.

In addition, the mansion which Jackie had gifted Jaycee caught the eyes of many in the video, as it was the first time the interior of the building was exposed.

Located at Dongzhimen, Beijing, the eight-storey infrastructure was designed by a famous Taiwanese interior designer Qiu Deguang and is now worth NT$800million (approximately S$33.8million), four times more its original value when Jackie first purchased the first floor in 2006.




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After her relationship with her former lesbian lover Wang Ziqi was exposed at the beginning of the year, Hong Kong actress Sire Ma reportedly has not received any new work opportunities. Her financial woes worsened when she filed lawsuits against seven companies under Next Media Limited, for exposing a video clip which showed her making steamy dance moves in racy lingerie last month.

Sire made her first public appearance at a fashion event last Thursday, 15 days after the video was first leaked. Even though she maintained a professional attitude by smiling widely during the event, the 27-year-old broke down in tears while sharing about her troubles.

Due to the lack of income, Sire heavily depended on her family, who has been financing the litigation costs for the lawsuits. The actress has also allegedly spent millions of Hong Kong dollars to hire veteran lawyer Huang Wen Jie. In order to pay off her debts, Sire plans to sell her apartment in Clear Water Bay Peninsula and withdraw from the limelight, after wrapping up work on hand.

While speaking to reporters, Sire revealed that she sunk into depression earlier this year. Fortunately, she erased the thoughts of taking her own life, thanks to the support from her family and anti-depressant pills.

Heart-broken by Ziqi's accusations that the videos were taken and leaked by Sire, the latter said: 'I have to bear the consequences for the disastrous and destructive results of loving the wrong person.'


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The Taiwanese singer revealed that she once prayed to 'God of Marriage' before her debut


Mandopop star Jolin Tsai's mother was recently reported to have offered prayers at a fox fairy temple for the singer to have a smooth love life. While speaking to the media at an event on Monday, Jolin commented on the reports, saying, 'This is hilarious. My fans are my fox fairies.'

However, the 33-year-old let on that she once prayed to the 'God of Marriage' before her showbiz debut. 'I stopped praying for relationship matters after entering the industry. I have a smooth-sailing career and I don't have any special wish for my love life,' she added.

Also, Jolin did not seem to be affected by the string of marriage news in showbiz, including rumours of her ex-beau Jay Chou's impending wedding. Although she has been in a stable relationship with model Vivian Dawson for four years, the singer does not intend to walk down the aisle yet. 

When asked on her dream wedding, Jolin admitted that she 'has not considered that much'.


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"Inch Mouth Barbie" Liu (Ha Wai Yu), Rainky Wai Yu Yui, Anita Chui Bik Ka, Kabby Hui Nga Ting and Linah Matsuoka yesterday continued to participate in the Stephen Chow Sing Chi's new film MERMAID casting sessions in Beijing. They and a group of Mainland participants met with three judges, directors Wilson Chin Kwok Wai, Chan Hing Ka and Lo Ching Yu for acting and talent tests. They had to order ribs and rice in cute, mean, Parkinson's and other ways, completely Sing Yeh's nonsensical style. Barbie continued to show off his cleavage and exaggerated acting to steal the spotlight. In addition, the ladies also posed for swimsuit photos for Sing Yeh.


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Eddie Cheung Siu Fai and the Chinese Japanese mixed heritage newcomer Li Zichen starred in the suspense TWILIGHT ONLINE (HUNG BO JOI SIN), which will open officially in Hong Kong on the 4th. The film earlier already won awards overseas. Director Maggie To Yuk Ching earlier celebrated with the actors and wished for more success in Hong Kong for the film.

After years in the business Brother Fai won his first Best Actor award, which he did not feel like a late arriving spring. "Actors can't count like this, as long as you keep working you keep having opportunities. I never thought about winning the Best Award either." He also said that he would continue to play any character with potential and would not choose lead roles to play. Playing a good guy has set framework, but playing a bad guy could have different interpretation method. Has his workload increased after the awards? He said that he already had a lot of jobs before the awards. How has his wife supported him? Brother Fai joked that his wife helped him with more skin care, because after the awards he had to see a lot of people.

Starring in her first film, Li Zichen was fluent in Putonghua. She praised Brother Fai as the joy of the set. He was very professional and everyone had a very pleasant collaboration. Brother Fai also praised her as smart. Sometimes when she could not understand Cantonese, he would use his ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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After Ko Chen-Tung and Jaycee Chan (Fong Cho Ming)'s Beijing arrests have been confirmed, the entertainment world was rocked. CCTW yesterday aired three videos, including Ko Chen-Tung being interviewed and admitting his mistake, and marijuana being found at a search of Cho Ming's home. Their faces have been censored. Cho Ming appeared to be calm during the investigation, while Ko Chen-Tung was more upset. He cried as he admitted his mistake and hoped his family, friends and supporters would embrace him.

Ko Chen-Tung had two videos, one of which was after his arrest the urine test came up positive for marijuana. At the detention house Public Security questioned him. A Public Security officer held a bottle of his ..... (article cut to save bandwidth)

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After much talk and conflict, JYJ will be participating at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

According to C-JeS Entertainment on August 20, JYJ will attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games on September 19 at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium, where the members will sing the Asian Games official song, Only One.

“When JYJ was anointed as honorary ambassadors, we were promised that JYJ would perform at both the opening and closing ceremonies, but at the end of discussions, we will only be singing one song before the finale of the opening ceremony.

JYJ has fulfilled all duties as the honorary ambassadors, recording the song and participating in the music videos and commercials, as well as promotions. However, in July, the Incheon Asian Games committee revealed a list of performers for the Opening and Closing ceremonies and JYJ was not mentioned, causing C-JeS Entertainment to release a statement asking for the committee to be fair.

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Retired figure skating star Kim Yu-na continues to be Korea's favorite corporate spokesperson, according to a survey by Korea CM Institute, an ad industry researcher.

Kim garnered 15 percent of the support from the 2,400 respondents aged from 15 to 60. Actress Jun Ji-hyun, whose recent television drama "My Love from the Star" enjoyed immense success, came in second with an 11 percent support, followed by K-pop singer Suji, picked by 7 percent of the respondents.

Korea Times

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Boy group Big Bang celebrated eight years of being together yesterday, releasing a photo of all five members on its agency’s official website.

“Only eight years, still a long way to go,” said G-Dragon.

Other members also made comments to thank fans who have stayed by their sides throughout the years.

The group, which debuted in 2006, has become one of the popular idol stars representing the K-pop scene. Its music video “Fantastic Baby” received more than 100 million views on YouTube.

The members said that they will do their best to release another album this year. The members announced the news over the weekend at a concert at Jamsil Sports Complex in southern Seoul.

JoongAng Daily

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