Singapore

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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in Southeast Asia. The country is situated one degree (137 km) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% (130 km2).

Index of Singapore-related articles

List of Singapore-related topics by alphabetical order
Star Awards. Star Awards 1998. Star Awards 20. Star Awards 2000. Star Awards 2001. Star Awards 2002. Star Awards 2003. Star Awards 2004. Star Awards 2005. Star Awards 2006. Star Awards 2007. Star Awards 2009. Star Awards 2010. Star Awards 2011. Star Awards 2012. Star Awards 2013. Star Awards 2015. Star Awards 2016. Star Awards 2017. Star Awards 2018. Star Awards 2019. Star Awards for All-Time Favourite Artiste. Star Awards for Best Actor. Star Awards for Best Actress. Star Awards for Best Comedy Performer. Star Awards for Best Current Affairs Presenter. Star Awards for Best Director. Star Awards for Best Drama Serial. Star Awards for Best Evergreen Artiste.

Chen Hanwei

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Tan Hung Wee (born 29 August 1969), better known by his Chinese stage name Chen Hanwei (Chinese: 陈汉玮), is a Malaysian actor based in Singapore.

Channel 8 (Singapore)

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Channel 8 is a Singaporean free-to-air television channel, airing in Mandarin-language. It was created by Radio and Television Singapore on 23 November 1963.

Star Awards 2016

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The ceremony saw the first season of GeTai Challenge and The Dream Makers II, became the biggest winners of the respective ceremonies, with the records set and streaks broken. Notably, The Dream Makers II made unprecedented records during the ceremony, notably becoming the second drama in history to win to earn such distinction on winning all five major acting categories (the first drama to achieve was Holland V in 2003). These technical awards were presented in Mandarin Orchard Singapore on 21 March 2016, and snippets of it were shown on the third episode of the prelude on 15 April 2016. Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface.

Star Awards for Best Actress

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The Star Awards for Best Actress is an award presented annually at the Star Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1994. The category was introduced in 1995, at the 2nd Star Awards ceremony; Fann Wong received the award for her role in Chronicle of Life and it is given in honour of a Mediacorp actress who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role. The nominees are determined by a team of judges employed by Mediacorp; winners are selected by a majority vote from the entire judging panel. Since its inception, the award has been given to 13 actresses. Zoe Tay is the most recent winner in this category for her role in A Million Dollar Dream.

Richard Low

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Richard Low (born 19 June 1952), also known as Liu Qianyi, is a Singaporean actor. He is best known for acting in many Chinese-language television dramas produced by MediaCorp Channel 8 and its predecessors. He also acted in some of Jack Neo's films.

The Little Nyonya

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The series became the biggest winner for the ceremony, taking home nine awards including the Drama Serial and the Top Viewership Drama Serial of 2008 (tying with the first season of The Dream Makers later in 2014); it was at the time the series won the most number of awards in a Star Awards ceremony until in the 2016 ceremony, the record was superseded by the second season of The Dream Makers, which received 26 nominations, and won 12. The spin-off series, The Little Nyonya Reunion Special, and the promotional ad for the encore telecast for the series, were respectively nominated for Star Awards 2010 and Star Awards 2011, with the latter clinching the award.

Xiang Yun

They first met on the set of Patrol and married after a whirlwind romance, which drew much media attention as unpublicised celebrity marriages were uncommon in the local entertainment industry at that time. They have a son, Yixi and daughter, Yixin. * Profile on xinmsn

Huang Biren

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On 30 December 2014, it was revealed that she will star alongside Zoe Tay, Rui En, Jeanette Aw, Li Nanxing and Qi Yuwu in MediaCorp Channel 8's 2015 year-end mega blockbuster series, The Dream Makers II. The serial would be her first collaboration with Tay in 27 years. Both of Huang's 2015 drama serials, Tiger Mum and The Dream Makers ll clinched the Top Rated Drama and Best Drama Serial awards respectively at the Star Awards 2016 ceremony held on 24 April 2016. Huang left MediaCorp on 30 June 2008 but returned to the entertainment industry in 2014 and continues to take on television projects on an ad hoc basis.

List of MediaCorp Channel 8 Chinese drama series (2010s)

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This is a list of Singaporean-produced Chinese-language drama serials broadcast on MediaCorp Channel 8, a television channel in Singapore. This article lists the drama serials produced since 2010. For drama series before 1982, see List of MediaCorp Channel 8 Chinese drama series before 1982. For drama series in the 2000s, see List of MediaCorp Channel 8 Chinese drama series (2000s). Air times and dates stated in this article are relevant to Singapore only. Dramas are usually aired on weekdays (Mondays to Fridays) unless otherwise stated. These dramas in the early evening slots are aired in hourly episodes from 7pm to 8pm on Channel 8.

Star Awards 20

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The ceremony was aired live on April 20, while the annual Star Awards prize presentation (for performance based and popularity awards) was aired on April 27. A post-show was held after the awards ceremony on April 27, which was broadcast on Channel U at 10.00pm. The ceremony will celebrate its 20th year, hence the original title of Star Awards 2014 was renamed. Television drama The Dream Makers garnered 21 nominations, the most nominations in history since The Little Nyonya in 2009 (which tied the most wins with nine). These records would later be broken two years later, where the second season of The Dream Makers surpassed the number of nominations and wins with 26 and 12, respectively.

Star Awards for Best Supporting Actor

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The Star Awards for Best Supporting Actor is an award presented annually at the Star Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1994. The category was introduced in 1995, at the 2nd Star Awards ceremony; Xie Shaoguang received the award for his role in Larceny of Love and it is given in honour of a Mediacorp actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a supporting role. The nominees are determined by a team of judges employed by Mediacorp; winners are selected by a majority vote from the entire judging panel. Since its inception, the award has been given to 17 actors. Chen Shucheng is the most recent winner in this category for his role in A Million Dollar Dream.

Star Awards for Best Supporting Actress

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Each year is linked to the article about the Star Awards held that year. ;Most wins ;Most nominations

Star Awards for Best Actor

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The Star Awards for Best Actor is an award presented annually at the Star Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1994. The category was introduced in 1995, at the 2nd Star Awards ceremony; Li Nanxing received the award for his role in Wounded Tracks and it is given in honour of a Mediacorp actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role. The nominees are determined by a team of judges employed by Mediacorp; winners are selected by a majority vote from the entire judging panel. Since its inception, the award has been given to 11 actors. Chen Hanwei is the most recent winner in this category for his role in A Million Dollar Dream.

Star Awards 2003

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The ceremony also saw an unprecedented record in the history of Star Awards for one drama serial, Holland V, which became the first drama to hold a distinction on sweeping the major award categories (winning Best Drama Serial, Best Actor/Actress, and Best Supporting Actor/Actress), and at the time the series held a record of the most number of nominations and wins, with ten and seven, respectively (the series had since broken by three other dramas, with The Little Nyonya (2009), and seasons one (2013-14) and two (2015-16) of The Dream Makers; the latter was both the current holder and the second drama serial to hold the sweeping distinction).

Zhu Houren

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During the Star Awards 2010, Zhu won the Best Supporting Actor award for his role as Sgt. Leong, an old man who suffers from senile dementia for the drama Reunion Dinner. In his spare time, Zhu loves to sing oldies. "Everyday" by Buddy Holly is his personal favorite. His birth name is referenced by an Instagram photo of a plane ticket posted on his personal blue tick verified profile @choohouren on 11 Nov 2015. Zhu has gotten 1 out of 10 Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes from 2019 respectively.

List of actors with two or more Star Awards in acting categories

Mediacorp has given Star Awards to actors and actresses for their performances in drama serials since its inception. Throughout the history of the Star Awards, there have been actors and actresses who have received multiple Star Awards for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, or Best Supporting Actress., 22 actors and actresses have received two or more Star Awards in acting categories. Chen Hanwei and Xie Shaoguang lead the way with seven awards (five Best Actor awards and two Best Supporting Actor awards), while Xiang Yun has won four Best Supporting Actress awards.

List of drama serials with all four Star Awards acting nominations

Two drama serials won all four awards: Five drama serials won three awards: Six of the nominated drama serials failed to win any of the four awards: Holland V 荷兰村 (2003). The Dream Makers II 志在四方II (2016). The Price of Peace 和平的代价 (1997) – lost Best Supporting Actor. Stepping Out 出路 (1999) – lost Best Supporting Actress. The Dream Makers 志在四方 (2014) – lost Best Actor. The Journey: Tumultuous Times 信约:动荡的年代 (2015) – lost Best Actress. A Million Dollar Dream 给我一百万 (2019) – lost Best Supporting Actress. The New Adventures of Wisely 卫斯理传奇 (1998). The Return of the Condor Heroes 神雕侠侣 (1998). Together 当我们同在一起 (2010) – but won Best Drama Serial.

Star Awards 2009

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The record for the nominations would remain held until the 2014 ceremony, where it was first beaten by The Dream Makers (season 1), which had 21 nominations and a record-tying nine wins; the number of wins would also be beaten in the 2016 ceremony, in which The Dream Makers (season 2) surpassed the record of both nominations and wins with 26 and 12, respectively. Unless otherwise stated, winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface. As like preceding ceremonies, Professional and Technical Awards were presented before the main ceremony via a clip montage due to time constraints. The lists of winners are only reflected in the table.

Star Awards 2015

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However, it can be seen that voting for Star Awards 2016 Favourite Female Character for The Journey: Our Homeland and The Dream Makers II did not remove her from the voting list. Mediacorp quotes that these awards are determined by online voting, and she still had to participate in both categories. Aw would went on to win the Favourite Female Character and Favourite Onscreen Couple (Drama) with Qi Yuwu for The Dream Makers II in the following year, which was the last time the Favourite categories were held. List of variety and infotainment programmes broadcast by MediaCorp Channel 8. MediaCorp Channel 8. Star Awards.

Li Nanxing

Li Nan Xing
In 1993 he shot to fame for starring in The Unbeatables I alongside Zoe Tay, the first drama series ever produced in Singapore on gambling. For most of the 1990s, he, Tay and Chew Chor Meng were MediaCorp's three most popular actors and he was voted the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes ten years in a row and also won several Malaysia and Taiwan popularity polls at the Star Awards. In 2004 he was awarded the coveted " All-Time Favourite Artiste Award". During the late 2000s, his career hit a rocky phase due to personal issues interfering with his work. After a two-year hiatus, he made his comeback in On the Fringe 2011 and also directed his first film, The Ultimate Winner.

Wang Yuqing

The Young Heroes 少年英雄 as Du Ming Xuan 杜明轩. The Coffee Shop 咖啡乌. 1984. The Awakening 雾锁南洋 as He Guo Rui 何国瑞. Growing Up 吾家有子. 1983. The Army Series 新兵小传 as Chen Guo Qiang 陈国强. The Flying Fish 小飞鱼 as Wang Shu Qi 王书琪. Singapore Idol 1983.

Guo Liang (actor)

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The incident was notably parodied in a skit at the Star Awards 2011 in which Christopher Lee, portraying series director Chong Liung Man, tells their characters to "stop fighting" and "write on [their] blogs". Profile on xinmsn. Archived Bio on MediaCorp TV website.