WOMEN OF TIMES 至尊红颜
Hanzhe and Zengtu recognize
they are both giving Xiyi the same present and feel awkward. Zengtu
tries in vain to entice Xiyi to return to Jin Le. Huijun too is
unable to persuade her.
Zengtu overhears Wanqi quarreling with Zhongxian over the phone. He learns Zhongxian has lost billions in overseas investments.
It is Tianfa’s wife, Lichang’s death anniversary. Huihun turns up to pay her respects, and Tianfa flies into a rage.
Huijun remembers how Jia Yi and Tianfa were the best of friends. When she and Lichang were pregnant, the two families even wanted to betroth their children to each other.
Jia Yi helped out at Tianfa’s restaurant.
One day, Jia Yi got into a fight while gambling. In going to his aid, Tianfa injured his own hand. Unable to hold the wok, he taught Jia Yi all his cooking secrets.
The Jias became greedy and attempted to cheat Tianfa of a sum of money. Tianfa discovered it. A confrontation ensued, and in the tussle Lichang and her baby were killed. Devastated, Tianfa cursed the Jias at Lichang’s funeral.
Xiyi visits Zengyue, and meets Zengtu and Wanqi as well. Wanqi declares that both Xiyi and Zengyue are to blame for the breakdown of their marriages.
Huijun has forgiven Zengyue but cannot bring herself to tell the latter to move back home. (Source: 8 Days)
曦怡感冒请假在家。瀚哲来探曦怡，见曦怡在吃饼干，心疼的亲自下厨，为曦怡煮粥，还帮曦怡吸尘打扫房子。曦怡看在眼里，心中感动不已。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Zhongxian turns up in Singapore unexpectedly.
He calls on Hong Hai and proposes taking Jin Le together.
Chris testifies that Hong Hai was
the one who killed Jessie. Denying this, Hong Hai claims Chris
often asked Jessie for money and was chases away from the restaurant.
Yabin testifies that Hong Hai was at home the afternoon Jessie died. As there is no evidence to prove Hong Hai’s guilt, Paul has to release him.
Hong Hai admits to Yabin that he killed Jessie, to stop her from extorting money from him.
The Hongs decide to sell their business and leave the country. Zhongxian grabs the opportunity to buy it cheaply and re-sell it to a Chinese company for a huge profit.
Zengtu’s relief is palpable when Hong Hai’s chang is turned into a steamboat restaurant chain. He tells Zhongxian he wants to redeem the share he has mortgaged.
Fengyi comes to terms with the reality that one cannot love to order. She urges Xiyi to accept Hanzhe’s love, even though she knows Xiyi cannot forget Zengtu.
A jewellery shop is burgled. Ruoqi goes through the closed-circuit tape and discovers Yabin was at the shop the day Jessie was killed. He gets the Hongs extradited from Australia. They plead guilty, and Qicai is released.
Qicai turns up at the Jias’ and is surprised that Huijun is forgiving. Zengyue, however, is less than pleased to see him at her doorstep. (Source: 8 Days)
增悦购物回来，见到奇才站在门口，大感震惊。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Zengyue refuses to let Qicai enter
Xiyi is hospitalized. Zengtu presumes she has chosen to be with
Hanzhe and leaves with a heavy heart.
Jiansheng has just been
released from prison. He is on his way to pay respects to his dead
father when he bumps into Wang Yixin. She drops an envelope full of
Xiaofen is unable to
make her father change his mind about hiring Jiansheng. Bai Cai and
Qing-sao are both worried when Jiansheng announces he had been a
cook while in prison.
Yixin takes Jiansheng to Aili's house, and he rents a room.
Jiansheng hears Jianwei calling Esther 'Mum' and realizes that he is his brother.
Jianwei meets Joeann again and learns she is an air stewardess. When his girlfriend, Tracy, returns from the States and starts work in Esther's company, he treats her coldly.
Jiansheng's friend Daxiong offers him a job in his karaoke lounge. He turns it down.
To Bai Cai's disgust, Jiansheng gives Xiaofen a pen.
Daxiong takes a drunk Jiansheng home. Aili and Yixin are not pleased.
Yixin is sad that her mother pines for her dead father. She looks Jiansheng up at the restaurant and asks for help. Jiansheng refuses to talk about himself, but offers to introduce her to Daxiong.
Xiaofen suspects Jiansheng is a childhood friend and tests him. (Source: 8 Days)
仲贤突然出现股东大会，贾母震怒增悦和增土把股权卖给仲贤，表示要高价向仲贤收回股权。仲贤不肯，还说拥有若其和陈添发的股权，很快便能全面掌管金乐。闻之，贾母大受打击。 (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Xiaofen asks Jiansheng
why he has not acknowledged her. Upset that he is lodging at Aili's
place, she suggests Uncle Qing to let him stay in their spare room.
The Lus will not hear of it.
Jiansheng is late for an appointment with Yixin at the karaoke lounge. After her interview, he takes her home. He is sorry about her mother's unstable state.
Xiaofen is disappointed when Jiansheng turns down a movie date with her because of Yixin.
Xiaofen sees Esther's notice and informs Jiansheng. She trips and falls in her haste and is happy when he stands Yixin up to take her to the hospital. He denies he is Esther's son.
Jiansheng is guilt-ridden when Yixin is nearly molested outside the lounge.
Jianwei becomes bad-tempered when Peter tells him Joeann is overseas. He quarrels with Esther when she admonishes him for discontinuing the newspaper ad to locate Jiansheng.
Jianwei snubs Tracy when he spots Joeann in the streets. Joeann plays hard to get. (Source: 8 Days)
陈添发和曦怡用餐。曦怡发现陈添发心情不佳，表示关心。陈添发说是因为见到了仇人。曦怡却劝陈添发，应该要学习放下。陈添发却认为有些事情是放不下的。陈添发回去时，见贾母和若其还在等。贾母道歉，求陈添发原谅。陈添发认为贾母没有诚意，贾母居然跪下！ (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Joeann’s neighbour. He spends so much time trying to court her that
he neglects his work and is reprimanded by Esther.
Uncle Qing suspects Jiansheng has taken his cheque. Even though Jiansheng finds and returns it, Uncle Qing still refuses to rent a room out to him.
Jianwei and Tracy are dining at Uncle Qing’s restaurant. Xiaofen is puzzled that Jiansheng seems very interested in Jianwei.
Daxiong gets Xiaohong to keep the drunk Jiansheng company. In a daze, Jiansheng reveals his parentage.
Aili encourages Jiansheng to court Yixin.
Xiaohong contacts Esther and asks for $50000 in exchange for information about Jiansheng. Daxiong stops Xiaohong, but not before Esther notices the name of a karaoke lounge from the matchbox Xiaohong leaves behind.
Esther looks Daxiong up at the lounge; he refuses to say anything.
Jiansheng goes to Esther’s rescue when she is robbed outside the lounge.
贾母去向陈添发道谢，见蔡一明用刀攻击陈添发，上前帮忙挡... (Source: Mediacorp Website)
Concerned about his mother’s safety, Jianwei promises to get a
friend to find Jiansheng.
Bai Cai becomes envious when Xiaofen hails Jiansheng a hero.
Jianwei learns Jiansheng is an ex-convict and becomes certain he is out to cheat Esther.
Xiaofen forces her parents to let Jiansheng move into their house. Aili urges an unhappy Yixin to win him over before it is too late.
Jianwei meets Joeann at a pub and is surprised when she reveals she is living with an older man.
Jianwei is stunned to find out Tracy and Joeann are friends.
Jiansheng and Xiaofen are in charge of catering the buffet for Esther’s birthday party. They are taken aback to see Joeann, who bears a close resemblance to Yixin.
Esther comes to realise Jiansheng is her long-lost son.
瀚哲送曦怡回去。瀚哲表示想要最后一个拥抱。两人相拥的画面被增土看见。此时，曦怡和瀚哲注意到增土。增土勉强对瀚哲一笑。瀚哲离开。曦怡走向增土，增土静静看着曦怡，两人无言…… (Source: Mediacorp Website)