Celebrities who married S'porean partners

Taiwanese singer Van Ness Wu, 35, and Singaporean jewellery designer and heiress Arissa Cheo, 31.

After being in an on-off relationship for seven years, they filed their Notice of Marriage in Singapore on National Day last year.

The couple held a simple solemnisation ceremony on Nov 7, exchanging vows in front of their parents and close family members.

They then held a lavish wedding banquet in California at five-star hotel The Resort at Pelican Hill on Nov 15, before celebrating their marriage here with another banquet at The St Regis Singapore on Jan 5 this year.

Taiwan-based Hong Kong actress Charlie Young, 39, and Singaporean Khoo Shao Tze, 43, secretary to the Indonesian Tourism minister.

After dating for almost 20 years, the couple married at a star-studded wedding at W Hotel Singapore last November.

The four-hour event was attended by Hong Kong actress Gigi Leung, Malaysian actress Angelica Lee and Taiwanese singer Valen Hsu.

Mr Khoo had proposed to Young on her 39th birthday last May.

Hong Kong superstar Chow Yun Fat, 58, and Singaporean Jasmine Tan, 54.

Chow shattered many female fans' hearts when he married her in 1986 when he was 31.

The actor had married and divorced his first wife in 1983.

Chow said he was attracted to her because she had a good heart.

The couple held a lavish wedding banquet at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore.

They live in Hong Kong, where they lead a simple life, shopping at outdoor food markets instead of high-end boutiques.

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