WOMEN OF TIMES 至尊红颜
Qicai makes Zengyue believe
the scent on his clothes is from the foreign customers he had
Thinking Jessie is dead, Qicai cleans
the stains and retrieves the DVDs. In his hurry, he leaves one
Qicai throws the DVDs away. As he sits alone in a park, he recalls the ordeal and is reduced to tears.
Yabin looks Zengtu up at the restaurant. It dawns on him that she isn’t as na´ve as she has made herself out to be. He reiterates that he will not let Xiyi down again, and she threatens to kick up a fuss at the Jias’ house if he doesn’t meet her at a hotel.
Zengtu confides in Zengmu, who tells him off and advises him to tell Xiyi the truth.
Xiyi senses something is very wrong when Zengtu holds her tightly in his arms but refuses to say much.
Persistent nightmares lead Qicai to plan a trip to China. Zengyue assumes he is going there to meet his chef friends.
Jessie’s body is found. The police question the restaurant staff.
Qicai decides to leave for China right away. He gives Zengyue a diamond ring.
Xiangyun and Paul stumble across the DVD in Jessie’s house. At the sight of it, Ruoqi arrests Qicai. (Source: 8 Days)
此时，湘芸和Paul找到当时奇才遗漏的DVD，即刻交给若其。若其播放后，发现那是奇才烹煮鲍鱼的影像，立刻上贾家逮捕奇才。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Qicai admits he had been having an
affair with Jessie but denies killing her.
A stunned Zengyue comes to realize why he was in such a hurry to leave the country.
Confronted, Qicai blurts out how he was conned into giving away the recipe for the secret sauce.
Zengmu is speechless. He considers asking Huijun to return home, but Guiying urges him to settle things first.
Because Zengyue intends to hire the best lawyers for him, Qicai presumes she has forgiven him.
Zengmu uses the example of Qicai’s predicament to persuade Zengtu to sever ties with Yabin.
Yabin is infuriated when Zengtu does not turn up for their date. She asks Hong Hai to instigate Fengyi to tell Xiyi about the affair. Afraid to hurt her sister, however, Fengyi gives Zengtu a waning instead.
With help from a peeping tom, the police find evidence of Qicai fighting with Jessie. Qicai is found guilty, and sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment and five strokes of the cane.
Zengyue presents him with divorce papers. (Source: 8 Days)
警局捉到组屋偷窥狂，让若其和湘云无意中找到奇才的杀人证据，奇才无从抵赖，终于被判入狱。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
You’er encourages a distraught Yuqi
to pull himself together so that he can take care of his mother.
He finds himself falling deeper for her.
Yabin is furious when Zengtu asserts that Xiyi will always be
the only woman he loves.
Ruoqi and Yuqi invite You’er
and Xiangyun out. Yuqi tells them that Zengyue is pushing him
to quit the spa and return to Jin Le.
Bruce backs out of the business. Yuqi wants to manage the spa on his own but Zengyue will not hear of it. Eventually, he agrees to work at Jin Le.
With Guiying’s support, Ruoqi proposes to Xiangyun. He is overjoyed when she accepts.
You’er is about to return to Thailand. Sensing that her son has fallen for You’er, Zengyue objects to the match.
In Taiwan, Hanzhe urges Xiyi not to let life’s problems bog her down. He relates how he had worked his way up the ranks after completing his studies on a scholarship.
Zengtu tries to find out where Xiyi has gone. Fengyi refuses to reveal anything, but extorts a branded watch out of her brother-in-law.
Yuqi dates You’er on the quiet. Zengyue finds out and is enraged. She insults Zengmu and Guiying when they try to put in a good word for You’er. Huijun consoles the upset You’er.
Xiangyun dines with the Jias. All except Zengyue treat her well. Zengyue overhears her mentioning the DVD they found to prove Qicai’s guilt. (Source: 8 Days)
湘云被请到贾家吃饭。贾母，增木和贵莺都把湘云当成准媳妇殷勤对待，只有增悦黑着脸。湘云感到不安，和若其谈起从偷窥狂的带子里找到奇才犯罪证据的事，怀疑增悦是否因此事而恼怒二人。增悦无意中因听到两人的谈话而震惊。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Zengyue comes to realize it was Ruoqi
who found the evidence that implicated Qicai. She puts even more
pressure on Yuqi to succeed in Jin Le.
Though Zengyue treats You’er badly, the latter urges Yuqi to heed his mother’s advice to work hard.
Bruce is in debt again. When his wife threatens to leave him and the loan sharks come calling, he turns to drugs. Tom, a former spa employee, sees him in a daze at the riverfront and calls Yuqi.
Yuqi rushes to Bruce’s side and puts him in a taxi. Bruce leaves his bag behind which Yuqi picks up.
Yuqi bumps into Ruoqi, who is out for drinks. When drugs fall out of Bruce’s bag and Yuqi is arrested, Zengyue hires a lawyer for him. She begs Ruoqi to testify in his favour, but Ruoqi declares he has to relate the situation as it unfolded.
Bruce’s body is found by the beach. No one can prove Yuqi’s innocence.
Zengyue begs Zengmu to help Yuqi. Whe he asserts that there is nothing he can do, she lases out at him and leaves in a huff, despite noticing a seizure coming upon him.
Xiangyun, who is out with Guiying, rushes to the hospital to see Zengmu and ends up in a traffic accident. (Source: 8 Days)
海边发现腐尸，经过DNA的检验，证实死者就是Bruce。增悦晴天霹雳，Bruce死了，就再也没有人可以证明玉其的清白。为了儿子，增悦低声下气哀求增木说服若其在法庭上为玉其作证，说当晚曾见Bruce和玉其在一起，包包里的毒品是Bruce的。增木大感为难，若其身为执法人员，一定不肯为玉其作假口供。增悦蛮横地怒斥增木是为了要独占金乐，怕玉其成为其威胁，才教唆儿子陷害玉其。增木大受刺激，导致心脏病发作。增悦以为增木是在装可怜，丢下病发的增木，拂袖而去。增木打电话向贵莺求助，贵莺和湘云在赶往的路途中却出了车祸。增木因为得不到及时的抢救，倒毙在停车场上。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Guiying dies in the accident, while
Zengmu dies of a heart attack. Xiangyun goes into a coma. Ruoqi
is stunned by the triple tragedy.
Huijun is devastated. Zengyue realizes she has indirectly caused the deaths of her brother and sister-in-law.
Huijun remembers the curse Tianfa cast on the Jias and worries she may really be left with no sons at all. She pays her respects to Tianfa’s wife and prays that Zengtu will be safe.
Guilt-ridden, Zengyue declines to take charge of Jin Le. She urges Zengtu to take over and promises to help him.
Hanzhe changes his schedule, so that he can take the same flight home as Xiyi. He even gives her a shawl she had liked while they were out shopping. Xiyi is impressed by his attentiveness.
Xiyi learns about the tragedies. She pays her respects to Zengmu and Guiying, then visits Huijun. Zengtu tries in vain to gain her forgiveness.
In an attempt to make amends, Zengyue takes good care of Ruoqi and Xiangyun.
Ruoqi sees his mother’s mobile phone and realizes his parents had talked just before the tragedies happened. He checks into the matter and views a closed-circuit recording of Zengyue leaving Zengmu to die in the carpark. (Source: 8 Days)
若其检视遗物时,见到自己买给父母的手机，睹物思人，更是悲从中来。在手机的通话记录里,若其发现父母在临死前曾通过电话。若其心中充满了疑问，去找大厦保安主任查看父亲病发时在停车场的闭路电视录影带。结果，他看到了增悦在增木病发时，见死不救的一幕，大感震惊。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Ruoqi vows to avenge his parents.
Tom is willing to testify that he saw Bruce under the influence of drugs that night, but Ruoqi bribes him into silence. Yuqi is sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for drug possession.
On Zengmu and Guiying’s wedding anniversary, Ruoqi buys a cake and shows everyone the recording of how Zengyue had left Zengmu to die. Huijun is so upset that she chases Zengyue out of the house.
Refusing to move in with Zengtu, Zengyue urges him to work hard at Jin Le and take care of the family.
Zengtu begs Xiyi to return to Jin Le to help him. She turns him down.
Xiyi gets a new job at a cosmetics company, which has its offices in the same building as Hanzhe’s workplace. They dine together and go through the photographs they took in Taiwan. After sending Xiyi home, Hanzhe lingers at the foot of the building and calls her to her window to watch the stars with him.
Zengyue faints in the streets and is taken to the hospital. She is disgnoses with acute appendicitis. (Source: 8 Days)
增悦无家可归，暂时入住酒店，走在街上时突然晕倒，医生诊断她患了盲肠炎。增悦孤零零地被推进手术室。贾母也是孤零零的一个人吃饭，回想起往日热闹的场面，不禁老泪纵横。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Zengyue visits Xiangyun after her discharge and meets Ruoqi, who
treats her with animosity.
Yuqi's appeal is rejected.
Zengtu is unable to manage the declining business and the high number of resignations. Huijun refuses to give in to the chefs’ demands for higher salaries.
Zengtu wants to retain the vegetarian restaurant in Zengmu’s memory. Huijun convinces him to cut losses right away.
Zengtu looks Xiyi up and sees her with Hanzhe. He becomes disgruntled.
Hanzhe expresses his feelings for Xiyi. She refuses to be tied down emotionally.
Fengyi is upset to learn that Xiyi toured Taiwan with Hanzhe. She threatened to sever ties with Xiyi if the latter chooses to be with Hanzhe.
Hong Hai and Yabin learn of the Jias’ predicament. They try to force Fengyi out of the partnership, as she is no longer of use to them.
Zengtu refuses to let Hong Hai become a partner in Jin Le.
Wanqi returns to Singapore and decides to stay and help her grandmother.
Zengyue and Wanqi urge Zengtu to win Xiyi back. Encouraged, he buys Xiyi’s favourite chocolates. In the lift, he meets Hanzhe with exactly the same product. (Source: 8 Days)
增土来找曦怡，遇上瀚哲…… (Source: Mediacorp Website)