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The New Paper New Face 2014 Finals

Singapore, 30 September 2014 – On Thursday, 2 October, the finals  of The New Paper New Face – one of TNP's signature events – will be held at Takashimaya Square.

Into its 22nd year, The New Paper New Face has discovered fresh faces who have gone on to have successful careers in modelling, such as Vivien Ong, Christabel Campbell, Pooja Gill and Sara Chan. In entertainment, successful New Face alumni include Dawn Yeoh, Atikah Suhaime, Julie Tan and Jayley Woo.

Besides getting her name added to the impressive list of past winners, the winner of The New Paper New Face 2014 will get a $10,000 cash prize and an exclusive feature in Her World, Singapore's No. 1 women's magazine. The 1st and 2nd runners-up will win $5,000 and $3,000 cash respectively.

This year, the age restriction of 14 to 23 years old was removed to allow more participants to have a chance to win the title. One of the 20 finalists this year is Iman Fandi Ahmad, 14, the only daughter of Singapore’s football legend Fandi Ahmad and model Wendy Jacobs.

Mr Dominic Nathan, Editor of The New Paper, said: "It
's going to be an exciting night for the 20 young women who have made it through the preliminary rounds to the finals. The appeal of this premier competition continues to grow and this year we have both the youngest finalist, at 14, and the oldest, at 24. Follow our finalists on social media and get the latest profiles, news and videos on out for the public voting for The New Face Miss Popularity title and join us at Takashimaya Square on October 2 to crown the winner."

Judging the twenty fresh-faced finalists this year are: 

1. Mr Addy Lee, Chairman & Founder, Monsoon Group Holdings Pte Ltd
2. Ms Pearlyn Tham, Editor, Her World
3. Mr Glenn Tan, Executive Director, Tan Chong International Limited
4. Ms Natalie Soh, News Editor, The New Paper on Sunday
5. Mr Max Tan, Singapore Fashion Designer 
6. Ms Joyce Teh, Brand Manager, MAC

In addition to the title of The New Paper New Face, there are five subsidiary awards to be won this year. They are:

1. Subaru "Miss Vivacious" Award 
2. "Miss Levi's" Award 
3. New Look "Miss Fashionista" Award
4. The New Paper "Miss Popularity" Award, given to the finalist who receives the most votes by readers of The New Paper
5. The New Paper "Best Catwalk" Award

The winners of the subsidiary awards will each win $1,000 in cash.

The New Paper New Face 2014 is organised by The New Paper and presented by Subaru MotorImage, with Levi's as Official Apparel and New Look as Official Footwear & Accessories. 

Media Invitation

Your journalist, photographer and/or film crew are invited to cover The New Paper New Face 2014 Finals.

Details are as follows:

The New Paper New Face 2014 Finals
Date & Time : Thursday, 2 October, 7pm
Venue : Takashimaya Square, Basement 2.

Please confirm your attendance with Adrian Cheong at 63192261 / 97986097 or at by 5pm on 1 October.

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Limited 
Co. Regn. No: 198402868E 

For more information, please contact:

Candy Cheah
Product Branding & Promotions
Strategic Marketing
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 8206

Adrian Cheong
Corporate Communications & CSR Division
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 2261
HP: 9798 6097

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing

SPH has 19 titles licensed under the Newspaper Printing and Presses Act, of which nine are daily newspapers across four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, SPH's suite of digital products includes online editions of newspapers and magazines, as well as mobile applications. Our online products enjoy 360 million page views with 23 million unique browsers 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, and SPH Razor. 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. The Malay language-daily Berita Harian has apps for both iPhones and Android smartphones and iPads, offering both native and PDF formats, and an online version.


In the radio business, SPH Radio Pte Ltd operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today.

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO.


SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established principally to invest, directly or indirectly, in a portfolio of income-producing real estate which is used primarily for retail purposes in Asia-Pacific, as well as real estate-related assets. SPH REIT is managed by SPH REIT Management Pte. Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

The initial portfolio of SPH REIT comprises the following two high quality and well located commercial properties in Singapore:

· 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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