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Two women, two very different comebacks

Alyssa Chia (above left) shines in The World Between Us, while Rui En (above) chose the wrong script to make her comeback in Hello From The Other Side.
Alyssa Chia (above) shines in The World Between Us, while Rui En chose the wrong script to make her comeback in Hello From The Other Side.PHOTO: HBO ASIA, RUI EN/ FACEBOOK
Alyssa Chia (above left) shines in The World Between Us, while Rui En (above) chose the wrong script to make her comeback in Hello From The Other Side.
Alyssa Chia shines in The World Between Us, while Rui En (above) chose the wrong script to make her comeback in Hello From The Other Side.PHOTO: HBO ASIA, RUI EN/ FACEBOOK

Two popular Asian actresses made their highly anticipated television drama comebacks recently, but their fates could not be more different.

In Singapore, Rui En can be seen in Channel 8 fantasy comedy Hello From The Other Side, her first TV appearance in over 1½ years since the drama Have A Little Faith (2017).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2019, with the headline 'Two women, two very different comebacks'. Subscribe