Singapore, 2 April 2014 – Fans of Asian entertainment artistes now have more reasons to cheer – the annual Singapore Entertainment Awards (SEA) or 新加坡e乐大赏 is inviting fans to vote for the Asian artiste they hope to see performing at the SEA post-awards party. Voters stand to win tickets to this exclusive post-awards party. Details of the party will be released at a later date.
Presented by iAPPS, a targeted communication and connection application developer, this new voting category allows fans to show their support for their favourite artistes and also get the exclusive opportunity to win tickets to meet the stars that they have voted for. The last day to vote is 10 April. The current top five artistes as voted by fans are: 1. Alien Huang
2. Lee Seung-gi
3. Aska Yang
4. Super Junior-M
5. Rainie Yang
Fans who wish to vote need to first log on to sg.shownearby.com on any mobile device or scan a Singapore Entertainment Awards QR Code (see attached) that can be found in SPH’s Chinese newspapers (note: the mobile device’s “Location” must be turned on).
Subsequently, they just need to click on the “ShowMe My Artiste” banner to get to the voting page and participate.
The sixth Singapore Entertainment Awards is organised by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) and fronted by SPH’s leading entertainment media platforms Lianhe Wanbao, omy.sg, UFM100.3 and U-Weekly.
It honours the best talents as well as the movers and shakers in Singapore and Asia in the last year, and also promotes the local and regional entertainment scene. Over 30 awards will be presented this year, across a wide spectrum from music, movies, dramas to concerts. The "Most Popular" awards are determined by public voting while the awards in the "Best" categories are judged by a professional panel comprising local and overseas media, as well as entertainment industry experts.Voting for the “Most Popular” awards are still on-going till 9 April. Two lucky voters stand a chance to win a pair of return air tickets to Seoul (excluding airport taxes and surcharges) or $500 cash.
From now till 9 April 2014, public voting for the 15 "Most Popular" categories can be done online at sgeawards.omy.sg or via SMS 146077877 in this format: sgeawards<space>category + number<space>NRIC<space>Name.
Winners of the SEA 2014 will be announced in end April 2014.
SEA 2014 is supported by Lianhe Zaobao NOW, Shin Min Daily News and My Paper.
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Beyond print, SPH's suite of digital products, including online editions of newspapers and magazines, as well as mobile applications, enjoy over 400 million page views with 20 million unique visitors every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp, omy.sg and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.
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· Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property, well known for its upscale mall housing many luxury brands, located in the heart of Orchard Road; and
· The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall located in the centre of Clementi town, an established residential estate in the west of Singapore.
The Seletar Mall is SPH's latest retail development and is expected to open at the end of 2014. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.
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