A wish come true for lucky winners


Proud winners: Tan and husband Justin Huan are happy about winning a Wellous Health & Beauty Care Package while Yin was overjoyed to bag a Panasonic 55” 4K Smart TV in Star Media Group’s 50 Days of Giveaways Contest.

JOHOR BARU: Christine Tan’s tough day at work took a positive turn after finding out that she had won a prize worth RM1,910 in Star Media Group’s (SMG) 50 Days of Giveaways Contest.

Tan, who is an associate director at a multinational firm, said she was having a stressful day when she received the happy news.

“I was actually expecting a call from a client, so it made my day to learn that I will be receiving the Wellous Health & Beauty Care Package from the contest. What a pleasant surprise!” said Tan, 33.

 “I tend to forget about stocking up on health supplements as we are going out less during the pandemic. So it is great that there is a set of them coming my way,” said the mother of one from Selangor.

The contest, held as a countdown to SMG’s 50th anniversary on Sept 9, is divided into five series.

Tan was one of the winners of the third series.

Prizes worth RM191,180 have been given out so far.

Today, two more units of the Canon Mini Projectors will be given out to two winners.

Other fabulous gifts, including the grand prize of a shiny Mazda2 Hatchback, and Shopee vouchers, are still available to lucky participants in the remaining four days till the grand finale on Sept 9.

Participation is free to all readers, viewers and listeners across SMG platforms. Boost your chances with 10x entries by subscribing to any of The Star’s Digital Access annual plans.

Visit bit.ly/smg50days and click “join now”.

Tan said she is a regular reader of The Star. It was a habit that she picked up when she was in secondary school.

“I was influenced by my parents who are also loyal readers. Growing up, there was always a copy of The Star lying around at home.”

Since getting married and moving to her own place, Tan said she and her husband had switched to the e-paper.

“We make it a point to read the news, especially the main pages, every morning.”

Tan, who has a 14-month-old child, said she hoped to influence her to pick up the habit of reading the newspaper daily.

Another lucky winner of the third series is Yin Thing Lee, who was overjoyed to get a Panasonic 55” 4K Smart TV.

It came at the perfect time.

“Just last week, I thought to myself that my 10-year-old TV is quite old and maybe it was time to replace it. It was truly a wish that came true,” said Yin, 45.

She has been diligently entering the contest since it started in July,

Yin, who lives with her mother and sister in Shah Alam, said the prize was like a “reward” for reading The Star for more than two decades.

One of the winners of an Honor Magicbook 15 laptop is Terry Ng, 59, who aims to continue participating in the contest as he is hoping to drive home a brand new car.

“I will keep trying my luck for the grand prize,” said the retiree from Wangsa Maju, Kuala Lumpur.

Sponsors for the 50 Days of Giveaways are Mazda, Panasonic, Honor, Sunway Hotels & Resorts, Canon, Shopee, BOH, Wellous, SASA, Habib, Citizen and Bank Rakyat.

And here are the lucky winners for Series 3! All winners have already been contacted directly via phone/email.

Day 21 Prize Winners: Honor Band 6

1. Areecca Tan

2. Lim Gaik Looi

3. Caroline Ho Mei Li

4. Ee Hva Choong

5. Michael Yeap Chin Aun

Day 22 Prize Winners: BOH Garden Tea Set of 4

1. Lim Kim Cheng

2. Hii Shin Yee

3. Tam Mei Lin

4. Justin Lim

5. Woon Soon Chuan

6. Chin Tat Yew (Kevin)

7. Wong Yin Pheng

8. Chen Yoong Choo

9. Gary Ong Choo Shiong

10. Tan Chee Kian

11. Irfarina

12. Done

13. Mohamad Syazwan Bin Mohamad Naim

14. Jane Lye

15. Yap Yong Shen

16. Hoo Han Kiyong

17. Satish Menon

18. Vasantha

19. Willy Kam Ewe Leng

20. Choong Jin Lai

21. Tan Fang Yi

22. Wong Kam Lin

23. Azrini Izrinda Abdul Kalid

24. Roslindawati Binti Abdul Rahim

25. Woo Yon Hoi

26. Choo Jie Qi

27. Justin Loo Yoong Wei

28. Muhammad Sufian Bin Mohamad

29. Prema

30. Lee Pei Sin

31. Amanda Low

32. Yap Chun Fei

33. Sivachandran Sethupandian

34. Lee Keng Wai

35. Ong Pei Wen Elysa

36. Shahril Abdullah

37. Ng Ai Fern

38. Mender Singh A/Kehar Singh

39. Ricky Ngiau

40. Ang Chuan Hin

41. Chitra Devi A/P Sanasi

42. Foo Wai Seng

43. Lee Siew Kee

44. Leong Ooi Foong

45. Che Sunysuzaryani Binti Che Bahrun

46. Loo Lai Yee

47. Goh Yin Keong

48. Chai Poi Foon

49. Chin Kee Wong

50. Andy Law

Day 23 Prize Winners: Honor Earbuds 2 Lite

1. Lee Poh Sin

2. Cheah Kai Mun

3. Yeoh Sue Jane

4. Chris Teh

5. Yang Kien Wen

6. Andrew Lee Eng Soon

7. Teoh Ah Khiok

8. Satish Menon

9. Sharon Pang Xie Mei

Day 24 Prize Winners: Panasonic Hair Dryer (nanoe)

1. Nurul Batrisyia Bahrim

2. Siew Poh Hing

Day 25 Prize Winners: Wellous Premium Health & Beauty Care Package

1. Christine Tan

2. Agalya Devy Balaguru

3. Carmen Chew

4. Mohd Firdaus Bin Mohamed Shahid

5. Lim Teck Heng

Day 26 Prize Winners: Honor MagicWatch 2 (46mm)

1. Khairun Nisa Amir

2. Katharine Chiam

3. Muadz Bin Abdul Jalil

4. Tan Min Lee

5. Lia Phan

Day 27 Prize Winners: Sunway Hotel George Town Vouchers

1. Wong Kok Soon

2. Chang Poay Ming

3. Ng Kim May

4. Yau Lin Na

5. Jazon Khoo

Day 28 Prize Winners: SASA Men's and Women's Mercedes Benz EDT

1. Safiah Khatijah Banu Binti Abdullah

2. Goh Hui Chen

3. Mohammad Ridzwa Bin Fadzir

4. Adrian Teo

5. Wee Chun Kiat

6. Iswan Singh Shaginder Singh

7. Gan Eng Wee

8. Mohd Faizal Bin Nordin

9. Dr. Lim Kok Eng

10. Lee Chee Shearn

11. Chern Meng Jiun

12. Lau Chee Kin

13. Heah Hai Heng

14. Tan Bak Ping

15. Chong Henn How

16. Tee Ting Siew

17. Nor - Izami Mohammad

18. Hari Jayaraman

19. Yii Shi Hui

20. Calvin Lee See Ching

21. Manjeevan Singh Seera

22. Anna Wong Seok Meng

23. Kevin Ong Lek Sheng

24. Foo Yee Chung

25. Tay Pek Choo

Day 29 Prize Winner: Panasonic 55" 4K Smart TV

1. Emily Lee (Yin Thing)

Day 30 Prize Winner: Honor Magicbook 15

1. Ken John Lim

2. Weldina Valsan

3. Terry Ng

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