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The Best in Broadway Theatre 最佳演出云集百老汇剧院

The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre or commonly known as the Tony Award this year saw the musical “The Band’s Visit” being the big winner of the night, taking home 10 Tony Awards, including best musical, best actor in a leading role in a musical and best actress in a leading role in a musical.

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two” won six awards, including best play and best director. Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban hosted the 72nd annual awards show at Radio City Music Hall for the first time. Anna Wintour, Michael Cera, Christine Baranski, Lindsay Mendez, Bruce Springsteen and many other big names in the industry were seen walking the red carpet in the best outfits.

2018 年度托尼奖在百老汇剧院圆满举行,而当天音乐剧“乐队造访”成为了大赢家,承包了 10 项大奖:包括最佳音乐剧、最佳男主角(音乐剧),最佳女主角(音乐剧)。而舞台剧“哈利波特与被诅咒的孩子”获得了6项大奖,包括最佳戏剧奖和最佳导演奖。Sara Bareilles 与 Josh Groban 首次在无线电城音乐厅主持这项第 72 届年度颁奖典礼。Anna Wintour、Michael Cera、 Christine Baranski、 Lindsay Mendez 和 Bruce Springsteen,还有许多业内知名人士身着华丽礼服亮相红毯。

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IWC Pop-up in Amsterdam Airport 万国表在阿姆斯特丹机场快闪游击

Now the new trend for the branded is Pop-up! IWC Schaffhausen recently opened its first pop-up store at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with a fully dedicated concept celebrating the brand’s 150th anniversary celebration.  With a total surface area of 139 square meters and spread over two floors, it features a library, a lounge area, and a bar where visitors can enjoy a refreshing drink upon invitation. The pop-up store is operated in cooperation with Gassan, official IWC retail partner in the Netherlands. Visitors can expect to discover exclusive selections from IWC’s six product families including the iconic Pilot’s Watches, Portugieser, Haute Horlogerie, Portofino and Aquatimer.

目前品牌游击店(快闪店)已经成为新趋势,沙夫豪森 IWC 万国表最近在荷兰阿姆斯特丹史基浦机场开设了第一家快闪店,并以全新的概念来庆祝该品牌成立 150 周年。店面占地 139 平方米,拥有两层空间,具备图书馆、休闲区和酒吧。

客人们在受邀后可享用饮料。这家快闪店是与荷兰 IWC 官方零售伙伴 Gassan 合作经营的。参观者可以在 IWC 的6个标志性系列产品中寻觅自己心仪的设计,包括飞行员、葡萄牙,柏涛菲诺和海洋时计系列等等。

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Connect CHT with Astalift CHT 与 Astalift 呈献上镜之美 

Connect CHT with Astalift was held in Penang’s prestigious E&O Hotel where specially selected guests were treated to an exclusive English afternoon tea. Astalift is an award-winning brand by Fujifilm Japan which aims to achieve Photogenic beauty. It is a lifestyle that will bring out one’s photogenic beauty on his or her forthcoming birthday and many more birthdays to come. Some of the guests were well known Penangnites such as Datin Annie Chin, June Goh and Chou Pei Yee.

Connect CHT 与 Astalift 携手在槟城优雅的依恩奥酒店,为特别挑选的客人准备独特的英式下午茶。Astalift 作为日本富士胶片公司属下屡获殊荣的品牌,旨在实现上镜美。这是关于美丽的生活方式,也为他或她将迎来的生日实现上镜之美,当然还会迎接更多生日。出席宾客为槟城闻人拿汀甄安妮,June Goh 和 Chou Pei Yee 等。

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Connect CHT with Yung Kee in Hong Kong CHT与香港镛记亲密连接

Good friends and associates were invited for dinner with Ronald Kam, owner of Yung Kee Restaurant in Hong Kong famous for its delicious roast goose and other authentic delicacies. Nicole Wong from Nicole’s Kitchen, Roger Teow from Bank of China, IT specialist TK Tan were some of the invited guests. This was the first Connect CHT in Hong Kong where specially invited friends exchanged thoughts and ideas from Malaysian politics to the definition of good food. It was indeed a successful and memorable evening.

好友与合作伙伴受邀与香港镛记掌门人甘琨礼共进晚餐,镛记是以驰名中外的烧鹅及香港风味美食见称。这场晚餐盛会的座上宾还有来自 Nicole’s Kitchen 的创办人黄婉秋,中国银行的 Roger Teow,科技专家 TK. Tan 等。这也是 Connect CHT 首次在香港与友人们共同分享从美食到政治的想法和课题,共度一个难忘又有意义的夜晚。

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Connect CHT with RHB Premier in Ipoh CHT 和 RHB Premier 的珠宝之约

The first Connect CHT with RHB Premier in Ipoh was indeed a success where some of Ipoh’s who who were invited for a luxury dinner evening in the famous Italian restaurant Marianis@7 by Dato Dr. Wendy and Kim Goo. An investment sharing session was presented by Head of RHB Premier Calvin Goon whereas Singapore fine jeweler Royals Blue flew in two specialists, Noel Lo and Michael Yau from Hong Kong to share about investing in precious color stones and showcase an exquisite collection of jewelry that commands a market value of about RM15 million. Among the guests were Datin Caroline Wong, Dato Yen, Dr. Kelvin Yong, Elena Phor, David Yam, Ooi York Seng and many other beautiful people.

Connect CHT 与 RHB Premier 这次移师怡保,首次在由拿督蒋慧莹和 Kim Goo 经营的 Marianis@7 意大利风情餐厅举办一场珠光宝气的奢华聚餐会。这项珠宝分享会由兴业银行高端市场 (RHB Premier) 资深副总裁阮晨祐主持,并连同新加坡珠宝商 Royals Blue 的香港籍珠宝专员 Noel Lo 与 Michael Yao,向大家分享珍贵的珠宝彩石和市价1500万令吉的精致珠宝收藏品。出席的美丽嘉宾们有 Datin Caroline Wong、Dato Yen、Dr. Kelvin Yong、Elena Phor、David Yam 和 Ooi York Seng 等。

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The Stars’ Parade 星光汇聚

 

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CHTNetwork recently organised the 7th edition of CHT International Awards awarding some of the most successful and inspiring individuals and companies internationally and nationwide at the prestigious Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel in the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. The evening began with the arrival of ladies adorned with elegant dresses and men in dapper suits and bow ties at the ballroom foyer where cocktails were served. Arriving guests sneak-previewed some of Emily Ward and Serena Lindeman’s designs before the grand reveal when models, clad in the designs, paraded them among guests during the cocktail session. The foyer also saw the display of to-be-auctioned and newest designs by Corum, Nasim Carpets, Astalift and Royals Blue.

President Ch’ng Huck Theng founded CHT International Awards and CHTNetwork for an ambitious vision to forge the spirit of “Where All Good Things in Life Meet”. He promoted the limitless possibilities when the old and new captain of the industries meet in his opening speech: “This CHT International Awards is not only to honour those who have achieved success in their respective industries and contributed to the society, it is also to creating a platform for old comrades and new friends to connect.”

由 CHTNetwork 所呈献的 “第七届CHT国际大奖”,再次将成就非凡、享誉国际的成功人士和公司组织带上镁光灯聚焦的舞台。这项在马来西亚首都吉隆坡八打灵再也喜来登酒店举办的盛典,赢得国际性和全国的瞩目。晚会开始时,女士们身着优雅晚礼服,男士们皆西装笔挺齐聚在华丽的宴会大厅。而到场的嘉宾在开幕礼前,先观赏设计师Emily Ward 和 Serena Lindeman 的时装预演,在鸡尾酒会上,模特们身着精心设计的服饰凝聚了大家的目光。另外,大厅里也陈列着Corum、Nasim Carpets、Astalift 和 Royals Blue 的最新产品设计。

CHTNetwork 与 CHT国际大奖的创办人兼总监庄学腾是基于 “让生活中一切美好的事物相遇” 的精神创造了这些 “邂逅” 的机遇。他促进各行业的新旧领导者汇集碰头并且制造了无限商机。犹如他在开幕词中说的,这个奖项不仅是表彰那些在各自行业领域中创造成功并且贡献社会者,这也是为旧雨新知的朋友们创建的联系平台。

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CHT International Awards Winners, (from left) The Teng Company, Ronald Kam, Sukanya Janchoo, Jim Thompson, Ken Ong
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CHT Lifetime Achievement Awards, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Tan Khoon Hai
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The evening welcomed over 400 national and international guests including Guests of Honour YB Senator Datuk Ng Chiang Chin, Tan Sri Michael Yeoh, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dato Richard Koh, and Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Tan Khoon Hai, who was also awarded the “CHT Lifetime Achievement Award”. The event saw 10 Malaysian nationals awarded the “CHT Pursuit of Excellence Awards” and 7 “CHT International Awards” given to international organisations for their contributions to their respective industries.

While guests enjoyed the first-course meal of the evening, they were presented with a stunning performance by Singapore’s award-winning instrumentalist The TENG Company followed by Indonesia’s singer Hendrik Wijaya. The evening came to a close with Tourism Australia’s very own fashion showcase and has specially flown in Australian designer Emily Ward and Serena Lindeman with makeup sponsored by Young Blood.

当晚有超过400名国内外名人嘉宾出席,包括尊贵的拿督黄贞真上议员、丹斯里杨元庆博士、丹斯里拿督斯里许展强和获颁“终身成就奖”的丹斯里拿督斯里陈坤海。在此次颁奖典礼中,有10名马来西亚公民因为杰出奉献被授予“CHT卓越成就大奖”,至于7项“CHT国际大奖”则颁发给拥有重大贡献的国际人士和公司组织。

现场宾客在享用第一道菜时,在新加坡载誉归来的乐器演奏家鼟乐团和印尼歌手 Hendrik Wijaya也为大家奉上精彩的演出。而澳大利亚旅游局也特别策划了一场时装展示会,由澳大利亚设计师 Emily Ward 和 Serena Lindeman 携手主导,Young Blood 赞助全场化妆。

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Fashion Show by Tourism Australia & Australian designer Emily Ward (5th from left)

Leaving the best for last, the show ended with its trademark programme chosen exclusively for the CHT International Awards 2018 – the auction of six one-of-a-kind items sponsored by Nasim Carpets, Corum, Royals Blue, a painting by Erica Hetsu Wahyuni and a Chinese Familie Rose porcelain pot made around the Chinese Republic period. Top auctioned items include ‘Everlasting’, a18K white gold and sapphire ring by Royals Blue was sold to Steve Woon from Lexis Hotel Group for RM24,000; and the limited edition watch by Corum was sold to Calvin Goon from RHB for RM28,000.

Guests left the evening clad with tote bags sponsored by Tourism Australia of which were filled with IM First Class magazine, EZ magazine, CHTNetwork’s angpaos and beauty products from Davines. Other sponsors for the evening include Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, RHB Premier, SpACE@Collins, Thai Airways International, and Ichi Media.

一直来到晚会精彩的后半部,由2018年CHT国际大奖呈现的独一无二的拍卖会,由 Nasim Carpets、Corum 和 Royals Blue 联合赞助的商品,其中一幅 Erica Hetsu Wahyuni 的画作和民国时期的玫瑰瓷锅。另外,顶级拍卖品包括“永恒”,Royals Blue 的a18K 白金和蓝宝石戒指,由来自 Lexis 酒店集团的 Steve Woon拍得,售价2万4000令吉; 而 Corum 的限量版手表则卖给了 RHB 的 Calvin Goon,售价为2万8000令吉。

当晚,宾客们带着由澳大利亚旅游局赞助的手提包尽兴而归,内含《奢华极致》杂志、《御智》杂志、CHTNetwork 红包和Davines 的美容产品等赠品。当晚的其他赞助商还包括吉隆坡兰博基尼、RHB Premier、SpACE@Collins、泰国国际航空公司、毅际媒体。

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‘Everlasting’ ring from Royals Blue collected by Steve Woon
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IWC Celebrates 150th 沙夫豪森万国表欢庆150岁生日

IWC Schaffhausen celebrated its 150th birthday and the launch of its Jubilee collection with a gala evening at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) watch fair in Geneva. It comprises a total of 27 limited-edition models from the Portugieser, Portofino, Pilot’s Watch and Da Vinci families.  Around 800 guests participated in the event, including IWC brand ambassadors and global stars such as actors Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper and James Marsden, as well as sports personalities Valtteri Bottas and David Coulthard.

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Luca Macellari Palmieri, Valentina Siragusa, Filippo Fiora and Filippo Cirulli

The American watchmaking pioneer Florentine Ariosto Jones founded the International Watch Company in Schaffhausen in 1868 with the objective of combining skilled Swiss craftsmanship with American manufacturing technology to create the best pocket watches of his time. To this day, their watches combine precision engineering with design that is as unusual as it is timeless. The jubilee collection revisits icons from the history of IWC and merges them through a timeless design code to form a single striking collection. As an ecologically and socially accountable company, IWC is dedicated to sustainable production, supports institutions around the globe in their work with children and young people, and maintains partnerships with organisations committed to environmental protection.

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沙夫豪森万国表 (IWC) 欢庆150岁生日,并在日内瓦的沙龙国际钟表展 (SIHH) 上举办盛大庆典晚宴,展示了葡萄牙系列、波托菲诺、飞行员表和达芬奇系列的27个限量版模型。800名各国名流嘉宾参加了这次活动,包括 IWC 品牌大使和巨星们,如演员 Cate Blanchett、Bradley Cooper 和 James Marsden,以及体育界名人 Valtteri Bottas 与 David Coulthard。

1868 年,美国制表先锋 Florentine Ariosto Jones 在沙夫豪森创立了国际钟表公司,目标是结合精湛瑞士工艺与美国制作技术,创造出他所处时代的最佳怀表。时至今日,万国表将精密工程与设计作为心血结晶,缔造非凡的永恒。而“千禧年收藏”重温万国表历史图标,并通过一个隽永的设计代码将它们融合,成为独具匠心的珍藏品。作为一家深具生态和社会责任的公司,IWC 致力于可持续生产,支持全球各地的机构与儿童和年轻人合作,并与环境保护组织保持密切的合作关系。