Dimsum means ‘to touch your heart’, and dimsum.my, Malaysia’s latest video-on-demand streaming service provider, is out to do just that during the Valentine month of February, with newly-updated romantic shows that you can watch to your heart’s content.
And now with Chromecast and AirPlay, you can even watch them on your TV screen.
Check out these latest must-watch shows on dimsum.my.
2017 JSBC Lantern Festival Gala
Tune in on Feb 11 (11.30pm) for the simulcast of this special show, which is one of the biggest television events in China.
The Lantern Festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Chinese New Year. Dubbed the Chinese Valentine’s Day, it is also known in Hokkien as Chap Goh Meh (literally 15th night) or Yuan Xiao Jie in Mandarin.
Artistes slated to perform include Hong Kong singer-actor Hacken Lee, Taiwanese actor Darren Wang and singers Jeff Chang and Kris Phillips (Fei Xiang), and Chinese entertainers like Li Yugang (a male opera singer who specialises in female roles), Da Zhang Wei (of rock band The Flowers), indie-folk male duo Hao Mei Mei Band, all-girl supergroup SNH48, and singer-actress Yu Sha Sha.
This is the show where sultry screen goddess Christy Chung found true love with her dashing screen partner Zhang Lunshuo. A Chinese dating reality show, often described as an unscripted romantic idol drama that shows the true feelings of its stars, Perhaps Love pairs real life top stars together as cute showbiz couples. The show celebrated its greatest success when Chung, 45, married her co-star Zhang, 34, in a romantic marine-themed wedding just three months ago.
This Chinese fashion reality show pairs five female celebrities with fashion designers to design, coordinate, and subsequently stage a fashion show based on a theme within 72-hours. The final designs will then be competing for the purchase orders of six major retailers. Participants are South Korean actress Yoon Eun-hye, Taiwanese actress Bea Hayden, and Chinese actresses Ying Er (Liu Ying), Zhou Weitong, and Zhang Yuqi.
Hong, Hong, Hong! Here are everyone’s favourite K-drama doctors Hong Ji-hong (Kim Rae-won) and Yoo Hye-jung (Park Shin-hye). This top-rated South Korean medical drama tells of a wayward girl who mends her ways and becomes a doctor when she becomes inspired by her mentor who eventually falls for her when they meet again 13 years later.
Fifteen Years To Wait For Migratory Birds
Ranked #1 on Weibo, this Chinese coming-of-age drama is adapted from a novel by Ying Feng. The story is about a homely girl who falls for a handsome boy when they meet at age 13 on the first day of junior high. Due to her low self-esteem, Li Li (Sun Yi) sticks to being Pei Shangxuan’s (Zhang Ruoyun) best friend for the next 15 years.
Married But Available
Adapted from the best-selling novel Left Behind Man, this Chinese drama is about a happily-married couple whose marriage starts to fall apart. Li Hai (Wang Zhifei) pursues his career in China while Wu Ting (Jiang Shan) takes care of their daughter who is studying in Canada.
Husband’s Secret Stash
Mrs Zheng (Pan Hong) has three daughters who are all happily married. However, their bliss comes to an end when the matriarch finds evidence of her late husband’s secret stash. She decides to teach her daughters how to guard against similar betrayal. But while her intentions are good, her advice turns their lives upside down.
With the success of the first season, Taiwanese kids infotainment programme Learning ABC is back with its second season in Malaysia, and teaching children English through a series of dramas, songs, and animations.
dimsum now supports Chromecast and AirPlay for subscribers to binge-watch on a bigger screen. Download the dimsum app from dimsum official website dimsum.my or go to Apple App Store and Google Play Store to register for an account. All new subscribers are entitled to a 30-day trial.
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