Insta-buzz: What the stars were up to this week

We round up the top celebrity snaps from the past week

Insta-buzz: What the stars were up to this week
Insta-buzz: What the stars were up to this week
13 Aug 2017

Insta-buzz: What the stars were up to this week

In this week's Instabuzz, we celebrate birthdays (lots of them!), take a gander at the varied ways our favourite celebrities marked National Day and more.

Click on to find out what happened this week on social media!

Happy National Day!
Happy National Day!
11 Aug 2017

Happy National Day!

Here's just some of the ways our local celebs celebrated the special occasion, from taking pictures with our local icons (hello Merlion!), to heading out to catch the National Day Parade from different vantage points in our city.

Photos: Michelle Wong/Instagram, Kym Ng/Instagram, Felicia Chin/Instagram, Jayley Woo/Instagram

There's no better way to celebrate August 9 than with food!
There's no better way to celebrate August 9 than with food!
11 Aug 2017

There's no better way to celebrate August 9 than with food!

Afterall, we Singaporeans are known to be foodies, right? Patricia Mok had a decadant plate of chicken rice, while Diana Ser-Lye and her family, as well as Andie Chen and his family chowed down on some cake for the day,

Photos: Patricia Mok/Instagram, Diana Ser-Lye/Instagram, Kate Pang/Instagram

Yip Pin Xiu and Joseph Schooling made a special appearance at the parade
Yip Pin Xiu and Joseph Schooling made a special appearance at the parade
11 Aug 2017

Yip Pin Xiu and Joseph Schooling made a special appearance at the parade

Here's to our sportsmen and women who brought glory to our little red dot!

Photo: Joseph Schooling/Instagram

Our local celebs wore their hearts on their sleeves on National Day
Our local celebs wore their hearts on their sleeves on National Day
11 Aug 2017

Our local celebs wore their hearts on their sleeves on National Day

While Paige Chua, Xu Bin, Kimberly Chia and more got into the National Day mood by waving their miniature Singapore flags, Allan Wu and his brood showcased their love for Singapore on their shirt(sleeves).

Photos: Paige Chua/Instagram, Xu Bin/Instagram, Allan Wu/Instagram

Though they may be overseas....
Though they may be overseas....
11 Aug 2017

Though they may be overseas....

Their hearts are definitely with Singapore on August 9. Chen Xiu Huan made sure to wear red no matter where she was, while Yvonne Lim watched the parade back home in Taipei with her two bundles of joy.

Photos: Chen Xiu Huan/Instagram, Yvonne Lim/Instagram

Joanna Dong reppin' our country in China
Joanna Dong reppin' our country in China
11 Aug 2017

Joanna Dong reppin' our country in China

Whilst the rest of us celebrate National Day in Singapore, local singer-host Joanna Dong, who's currently competing in the second season of Sing!China, is hard at work perfecting her performance for the next episode of the show. Jiayou!

Photos: Joanna Dong/Instagram

It's triple the happiness for these local stars
It's triple the happiness for these local stars
11 Aug 2017

It's triple the happiness for these local stars

Other than celebrating veteran actress Jin Yin Ji's 70th birthday, our favourite local stars gathered together to celebrate Vivian Lai and her husband's wedding anniversary, as well as our nation's birthday (in advance).

Photo: Huang Biren/Instagram

The cast of Army Daze take part in a quintessentially Singaporean workout
The cast of Army Daze take part in a quintessentially Singaporean workout
11 Aug 2017

The cast of Army Daze take part in a quintessentially Singaporean workout

What better way to celebrate National Day than to warm-up with a round of "The Great Singapore Workout"?

Photo: Chua Enlai/Instagram

The stars of When Duty Calls pays tribute to their fellow men and women in uniform.
The stars of When Duty Calls pays tribute to their fellow men and women in uniform.
11 Aug 2017

The stars of When Duty Calls pays tribute to their fellow men and women in uniform.

After spending a number of gruelling months as soldiers training to protect the country, it seems like Desmond Tan and Shane Pow now have a newfound respect for their fellow men and women in uniform, taking to Instagram to thank them for their service on National Day.

Photos: Shane Pow/Instagram, Desmond Tan/Instagram

Happy birthday!
Happy birthday!
11 Aug 2017

Happy birthday!

Not only did Singapore turn 52 this week, Fann Wong and Christopher Lee's 'National Day Baby', Zed, turned three, Oon Shu An celebrated her 31st birthday, and Kimberly Chia turned 22. 

Photos: Fann Wong/Instagram, Oon Shu An/Instagram, Kimberly Chia/Instagram

Desmond Tan gives back to society with fans
Desmond Tan gives back to society with fans
13 Aug 2017

Desmond Tan gives back to society with fans

The local actor held a gathering with 40 of his fans yesterday (Aug 12) to celebrate his birthday in advance.

However, instead of the usual games and cake, the actor and his fans also gave back to society by volunteering together at Foodbank Singapore at the same time. Aww... 

Photos: TCA

Aden really, really, dislikes Kate's choice of
Aden really, really, dislikes Kate's choice of "relaxing videos".
11 Aug 2017

Aden really, really, dislikes Kate's choice of "relaxing videos".

According to Kate, the little toddler dislikes the pimple-popping videos that Kate likes to watch so much, he started crying.... oh dear.

Photos: Kate Pang/Instagram

Chen Xiu Huan and her daughter became an unexpected hindrance for their videographer?
Chen Xiu Huan and her daughter became an unexpected hindrance for their videographer?
11 Aug 2017

Chen Xiu Huan and her daughter became an unexpected hindrance for their videographer?

According to Xiu Huan, the videographer for her joint interview with her daughter, Shalynn Tsai, lamented over the fact that the mother-daughter duo's skin tones were way too different.

"One's so tanned, while the other's so fair! How am I going to adjust my lighting?", Xiu Huan wrote in her caption, recounting what the videographer had said.

Photo: Chen Xiu Huan/Instagram

Hong Shunshui and Zhang Ke Ai reunite once again
Hong Shunshui and Zhang Ke Ai reunite once again
11 Aug 2017

Hong Shunshui and Zhang Ke Ai reunite once again

Look who we have here. The ever-popular Hong Shunshui and Zhang Ke Ai from 118 had the chance to reunite onscreen thanks to 118 Reunion. We can't wait to see them again.

Photos: Xu Bin/Instagram

G.E.M. Tang gets a warm welcome to Singapore
G.E.M. Tang gets a warm welcome to Singapore
11 Aug 2017

G.E.M. Tang gets a warm welcome to Singapore

The songstress, who touched down in Singapore earlier this week for her solo concerts in Singapore this weekend, received a warm welcome at the airport from her dedicated fans. Aww...

Photos: G.E.M. Tang/Instagram

Oops, looks like George Young's the baby whisperer in the family.
Oops, looks like George Young's the baby whisperer in the family.
11 Aug 2017

Oops, looks like George Young's the baby whisperer in the family.

"Ok George, I think you should handle babies from now on," Janet joked in her caption. 

Photo: Janet Hsieh/Instagram

Xiang Yun posts a throwback photo of her two kids
Xiang Yun posts a throwback photo of her two kids
11 Aug 2017

Xiang Yun posts a throwback photo of her two kids

"I went to the same barber for both of them," husband Edmund Chen laughed in his comment.

Can you guess who's Yixi and who's Yixin?

Photo: Xiang Yun/Instagram

Who needs an #InstagramBoyfriend when you have an #InstagramMum?
Who needs an #InstagramBoyfriend when you have an #InstagramMum?
11 Aug 2017

Who needs an #InstagramBoyfriend when you have an #InstagramMum?

"When your mom visits and you get really nice pictures," Eleanor Lee wrote in her caption. Quan Yifong's the perfect #InstagramMum indeed!

Photo: Eleanor Lee/Instagram

The best of both worlds for Leon Jay Williams
The best of both worlds for Leon Jay Williams
11 Aug 2017

The best of both worlds for Leon Jay Williams

It turns out that August 8 is Father's Day in Taiwan, so Leon, who's currently residing in Taiwan, took the opportunity to celebrate the special occasion once again. Well, you know what they say, the more the merrier!

Photos: Leon Jay Williams/Instagram

Shaun Chen's family of four grin for the camera
Shaun Chen's family of four grin for the camera
11 Aug 2017

Shaun Chen's family of four grin for the camera

Aww, don't they look lovely in white?

Photo: Celine Chin/Instagram

Oh? Will we see Ian Fang, Christopher Lee and Fann Wong acting alongside each other soon?
Oh? Will we see Ian Fang, Christopher Lee and Fann Wong acting alongside each other soon?
11 Aug 2017

Oh? Will we see Ian Fang, Christopher Lee and Fann Wong acting alongside each other soon?

"What could have been...", Ian wrote in his caption. Colour us intrigued, what's going on?

Photo: Ian Fang/Instagram

Army Daze 2's star-studded premiere
Army Daze 2's star-studded premiere
11 Aug 2017

Army Daze 2's star-studded premiere

Stars like Sharon Au, Tay Kewei, Alfred Sim, Huang Biren, Thomas Ong, Joanne Peh, Qi Yuwu and more injected a dose of star power at the premiere of Michael Chiang's comedy, Army Daze 2.

Photos: Sharon Au/Instagram, Tay Kewei/Instagram, Huang Biren/Instagram, Joanne Peh/Instagram

Myolie Wu has fun in the sun in Australia
Myolie Wu has fun in the sun in Australia
11 Aug 2017

Myolie Wu has fun in the sun in Australia

The mother-to-be is practically glowing in these pictures! Looks like she's having loads of fun filming her travel show together with her best buds, Paisley Wu, Elaine Yiu, Selena Li, and Nancy Wu.

Photos: Myolie Wu/Instagram

Zen Chong's little boy chows down on dinner
Zen Chong's little boy chows down on dinner
11 Aug 2017

Zen Chong's little boy chows down on dinner

Aww.. we're squealing at the chubby-cheeked cuteness of Zen's little boy, Eytan Chong.

Photo: Zen Chong/Instagram 

Alfred Sim's new song makes waves online
Alfred Sim's new song makes waves online
11 Aug 2017

Alfred Sim's new song makes waves online

The local singer's new song has been doing very well on the online charts, ranking top in the iTunes Singapore Mandopop chart and ninth in Spotifys Top 50 Viral Tracks Singapore All Genres Chart. Congrats, Alfred!


Photos: Alfred Sim/Instagram

Former actress Wang Xiu Yun passes away
Former actress Wang Xiu Yun passes away
11 Aug 2017

Former actress Wang Xiu Yun passes away

Former veteran actress Wang Xiu Yun passed away earlier this week due to kidney failure, at the age of 72. May she rest in peace. Local actress Xiang Yun took to Instagram to post her condolences, recalling fond memories of the actress, whom she shared was "a motherly person".

Photo: Xiang Yun/Instagram

Zhou Ying wins an award at a Canadian film festival
Zhou Ying wins an award at a Canadian film festival
11 Aug 2017

Zhou Ying wins an award at a Canadian film festival

Though it's been a while since we've seen Chinese actress Zhou Ying in our local productions, after her contract with Mediacorp ended in 2013, it seems like the actress has been doing pretty well back in China., She recently updated her Instagram with a picture of an award she bagged at the 5th Vancouver Chinese Film Festival, with a number of our local artistes congratulating her in the comments section.

Photos: Zhou Ying/Instagram

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