Kim Lee (left) and Christine Chiu in an episode of Bling Empire. Photo: Netflix
Kim Lee (left) and Christine Chiu in an episode of Bling Empire. Photo: Netflix
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Bling Empire might be inane, but ostentatious displays of wealth are nothing new

  • Imperial China was not without its extravagance, as illustrated by Shi Chong, a man desperate to flaunt his affluence
  • Shi was perhaps most notorious for his competition in profligacy with Wang Kai, a relative of the emperor

Kim Lee (left) and Christine Chiu in an episode of Bling Empire. Photo: Netflix
Kim Lee (left) and Christine Chiu in an episode of Bling Empire. Photo: Netflix
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