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Caine Wise – “Your Majesty, I have more in common with a dog than I have with you”

Jupiter Jones – “I loved dogs, I’ve always loved dogs”

-          JUPITER ASCENDING (2015)

What if you were to find out that you are destined to inherit the Earth but you are targeted by assassins sent by another adversary that wants you dead?

Especially since you are just a janitor living your life as a nobody and have got no knowledge that you are a future leader of planet Earth?

Experience this sci-fi marvel with us at the #NNPremiereScreening of #JupiterAscendingMY. Read on to find out how to secure your passes!

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Synopsis

JUPITER ASCENDING

Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis star in “Jupiter Ascending,” an original science fiction action adventure from filmmakers Lana and Andy Wachowski.

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Jupiter Jones (Kunis) was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things.  Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people’s houses and an endless run of bad breaks.

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Only when Caine (Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along—her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.

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Thanks to Warner Bros. Pictures, Nuffnang will be giving away 30 pairs of exclusive passes. The details are as follows:

Date: 5th February 2015 (Thursday)

Time: 8.45pm

Venue: TGV 1 Utama

Here’s what you have to do:

  1. Answer the question below:

“Jupiter Ascending is the first original sci-fi epic from directors Lana and Andy Wachowski since this genre-defining blockbuster trilogy, which debuted in 1999. Name the first film in the trilogy?”

2 .      Leave you answer in the comment section below.

3.      Remember to include your blog URL in your comment!

The submission deadline is by 12PM, 28th January 2015 (Wednesday).

Catch Jupiter and Caine as they try to save Earth from being taken over!

But wait, the fun doesn’t stop here. We want to know what you think of the movie so write us a review and stand a chance to win a pair VIP Passes to our next #NNPremiereScreening of your choice. Tweet us at @NuffnangMY and link us your blog post together with the hashtag #JupiterAscendingMY

Terms and Conditions

1. This contest is open to all Nuffnangers only.
2. Your Blog URL must be included in your comment.
3. Screening tickets/passes are NOT to be given away as prizes.
4. RSVP is a must when you’ve received our invitation. Failure to do so will result in invites being passed on those in the waiting list.
5. These Terms & Conditions are subject to changes at any time without prior notice.

 

Samantha Tew
Nuffnang Community Team

“ Alison: What are you feeding him?

Jimmy: What are you talking about?

Alison: I’m on to you. He wasn’t like that until you showed up.

Jimmy: That’s the Doug that I know.”

-          THE WEDDING RINGER (2015)

 

Ever had to hire a fake best man to stand by your side and give toasts at your wedding and the worst of all is to hire at least 7 of them?

Besides that, you have to fake your experiences with them in order to trick your friends and family?

Find out how to do it at the #NNPremiereScreening of #TheWeddingRinger and read on to find out how to secure your passes.

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Synopsis

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Doug Harris (Josh Gad) is a lovable but socially awkward groom to be with a problem; he has no best man.

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With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting), Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan (Kevin Hart), owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best man for socially challenged guys in need.

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What ensues is a hilarious wedding charade as they try to pull off the big con, and an unexpected budding bro-mance between Doug and his fake best man, Jimmy.

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Thanks to Sony Pictures Malaysia, Nuffnang will be giving away 39 pairs of exclusive passes! The details are as follows:

 

Date: 27th January 2015 (Tuesday)

 

Time: 9.00pm

 

Venue: TGV, 1 Utama

 

Here’s what you have to do:

  1. Answer the question below:

“Would you go as far to HIRE 7 best mans to fake your wedding and why?”

(answer in no more than 50 words)

      2. Leave your answer in the comment section below.

      3.      Remember to include your blog URL in your comment!

The submission deadline is by 20th January 2015, 12PM.

Check out the groom and his wacky fake best mans in this trailer!

But wait, the fun doesn’t stop here. We want to know what you think of the movie so write us a review and stand a chance to win a pair VIP Passes to our next #NNPremiereScreening of your choice. Tweet us at @NuffnangMY and link us your blog post together with the hashtag #TheWeddingRinger.

Terms and Conditions

1. This contest is open to all Nuffnangers only.
2. Your Blog URL must be included in your comment.
3. Screening tickets/passes are NOT to be given away as prizes.
4. RSVP is a must when you’ve received our invitation. Failure to do so will result in invites being passed on those in the waiting list.
5. These Terms & Conditions are subject to changes at any time without prior notice.

Jack Saw
Nuffnang Community Team

“Sam: Face it Dad. You’re doing this because you’re scared to death like the rest of us that

you don’t matter and you know what? You’re right, you don’t!

-          BIRDMAN (2015)

 

How far are you willing to go if you are a washed up actor looking to prove yourself that you are more than just a comic strip one-hit wonder?

Nuffnangers, here’s your chance to see how Michael Keaton does it in the #NNPremiereScreening of #BirdmanMovie. Read on to find out to secure your pair of passes.

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Synopsis

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BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) — famous for portraying an iconic superhero — as he struggles to mount a Broadway play.

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In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

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Thanks to 20th Century Fox Malaysia, Nuffnang will be giving away 50 pairs of tickets. The details are as follows:

Date: 20 January 2015 (Tuesday)

 

Time: 9.00 pm

 

Venue: GSC 1 Utama

 

Here’s what you have to do:

 

1. Answer the question below:

How would you deal with life if you were in Riggan Thomson’s shoes? 

(Answer in no more than 50 words)

2. Leave your answer in the comment section below.

 

3. Remember to include your Blog URL in your comment!

 

The submission deadline is by 12pm, 14th January 2015 (Wednesday)

 

Watch the trailer to see how a washed up actor’s life looks like!

But wait, the fun doesn’t stop here. We want to know what you think of the movie after watching it, so write us a review and stand a chance to win a pair VIP Passes to our next #NNPremiereScreening of your choice. Tweet us at@NuffnangMY and link us your blog post together with the hashtag #BirdmanMovie

Terms and Conditions

1. This contest is open to all Nuffnangers only.
2. Your Blog URL must be included in your comment.
3. Screening tickets/passes are NOT to be given away as prizes.
4. RSVP is a must when you’ve received our invitation. Failure to do so will result in invites being passed on those in the waiting list.
5. These Terms & Conditions are subject to changes at any time without prior notice.

Jack Saw
Nuffnang Community Team

5 Facts About Me:

#1: I got married at the age of 22…

…to my first love, my high school sweetheart, Boon.

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Our younger selves, me at 15 and him at 19. Look at what puberty did to us. And don’t judge my fashion sense. It was cool 10 years ago.

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We dated for 8 years before tying the knot. He popped the question on my 22nd birthday, and we got married less than a year later :) A lot of people questioned why I decided to get married at such a young age. Until now, I have no solid answer to that except for the reason that I felt ready, I knew in my heart that he’s the one, and we didn’t see why else we should wait any longer.

Two years down the road, did I regret marrying young? Not at all. I have the same freedom and support I had from him pre-marriage, and I’m glad that I have the luxury of time, honeymooning and travelling for whole two years before deciding to try for a baby. We love kids and wish to have 3-4 children, so here’s to hoping we get preggers soon! :)

#2: I am the eldest of 7 sisters.

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I know, you must be counting how many there are in my family now! This is my family, my amazing parents and 6 sisters whom I love very much.

When people ask me, “How many siblings do you have?”, my reply is always, “Erm, plenty.”

How is it like growing up in a big family with all sisters? Let’s just say it’s a slumber party everyday. The house is always abuzz with chattering, laughing, screaming, and occasional cat fights. *reow* But it’s always fun. We replay chick flicks like Mean Girls, Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids every day to the point that we can memorise and recite the scripts at any given time. That includes our youngest 6 year-old sister!

When I moved out after the wedding, I had a massive withdrawal syndrome because my new house seemed so awfully quiet without my family. I slowly got used to it but I still miss them always, and we’ll make a point to have family meals together weekly.

#3: I was once a kindergarten teacher, dance instructor, coffee barista and freelance model

Growing up in a big family, there is sure to have lots of expenses. And being the eldest child, I’ve seen how my parents sacrificed to give us the best, which is why I value money and have always believed in working to gain experiences and earn some pocked money, even if it’s just a little. At least I could cover my own personal expenses and lift some burden off my parents’ shoulders. I stopped taking allowances from my parents since the age of 16 when I started working as a part-time hip hop dance instructor, and have been working various odd jobs ever since.

You can say that I’m the type who cannot sit still because I can’t bear the thought of wasting time. At every semester break, I would apply to work at any place that I feel could give me a good working experience that offers decent remuneration as well. So yeah, in my high school days, I worked as a part-time kindergarten teacher and a coffee barista at Coffee Bean for a couple of months while teaching dance classes, and freelance modelling, working at events and earning from some blog advertorials in my university days.

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Seventeen Magazine, Feb 2010 Valentine’s Day issue.

I slowly moved into being a commercial talent for magazines, TV commercials and print ads, started emceeing for events and also start up an online fashion boutique (www.chiqfliq.com) all while I was still studying.

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Kellog’s ‘Special K’ TV Commercial with Carmen Soo

From the time I gradated from my Communications degree programme until now, I’ve been working on my blog, emceeing for events and running ChiqFliq.com consecutively. I never regretted working while studying as it taught me to have discipline and proper time management. I always encourage my younger friends to work while they’re still young because experiences are valuable and are yours to keep forever. Make the best out of your youth!

#4: I never bought a luxury bag. 

Taddaaaaaa. Shocker. Yes, I never bought a luxury bag before. You must be thinking, “Aiya, husband buy maaaa.” But no, I always tell him not to. Before you start judging me, let me just say that I have nothing against people buying luxury goods. I, for one, love looking at the latest luxury collections and am always tempted to get my favourite Prada bag for myself. Whenever I think of doing so, I just can’t bring myself to actually buy it. I’ll think about how much it costs, and how I can actually spend that amount on my family instead and where I can actually go travel with that money!

Let’s say my Prada bag costs RM5k, with that amount I can travel to Tokyo for 10 days and spend freely. Prada bag or travel? Travel, hands down! So yeah, that’s the reason why I still don’t own a luxury bag until today, even when I could already afford it from many years ago. The only atas bag I own is a Longchamp Le Pliage that was sponsored.

Maybe few years down the road I might get myself one when I have extra money lying around. But for now, work, family, food and travel are my priority. Yes, I am very practical and unglam one. Haha!

#5: I’m crazy!

Okay, crazy as in not the mentally deranged kinda crazy, but…you know what I mean. Beneath my prim and proper exterior is a crazy chick who doesn’t mind getting all ugly for the sake of fun! I get super excited when I’m tasked to act in a challenging role, a character that requires me to put my self-consciousness aside. My favourite actresses are Phoebe from F.R.I.E.N.D.S., Fat Amy from Pitch Perfect and Zooey Deschanel. Zooey Deschanel’s weirdness is just too awesome! And my secret dream is to act in a sitcom such as F.R.I.E.N.D.S. and be placed in a role such as Phoebe. Okay no longer a secret now, but you get the idea.

Here’s the craziest thing I’ve pulled so far.

If you’re crazy like this too, we can be best friends ;)

That’s all from me for now! More on the blog at www.careentan.com.

Signing off!

xx

Denise Lee
Nuffnang Community Team

Hey Nuffnangers, 2014 has been a year to remember for us! From having super awesome events to meeting new Nuffnangers along the way :)

Even though, there were some ups and downs along the way, we want to thank you Nuffnangers for the endless support we have received from you awesome people in the past 12 months. Without our beloved Nuffnangers, Nuffnang would not have been what it is today and for that, we want to say THANK YOU SO MUCH!

We want to welcome 2015 with a bang but first here’s what went down this year :D

Nuffnang 7 th Birthday Bash 

Nuffnang turned 7 in 2014 and it is another milestone which was achieved thanks to all the support our awesome Nuffnangers :) So, what other way to celebrate this special occasion than to party 007 style!

 

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Photo Credits: tianchad.com

Talking about how times flies, Mr Stickman is now in primary one! *oh boy, going to school already?*

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Another awesome celebration was thrown to celebrate his 7th birthday! Want to know how did Mr Stickman’s James Bond theme party went down? Read it all here! Don’t forget to check our Nuffnang Official Facebook for all the pictures. #NuffnangIs007

 

#JerseyBoysinKL 

The one and only Jersey Boys were here in KL to WOW the audience with songs such as “Beggin’, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”, “December 1963 (Oh What A Night)”, “Walk Like A Man”, “Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye)”, “Sherry”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and many more!

 

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Nuffnang in collaboration with Milestones Productions gave away tickets to our Nuffnangers to enjoy a night of amazing performances.

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All thanks to Milestones Productions as well who brought Jersey Boys to perform live in Istana Budaya from 15th til 27th April 2014, Milestones Productions came on board for Nuffnang007 Birthday Bash as well by giving away 2 pairs of tickets to catch the show live in KL!

First Ever Nuffnang Lovin’ 

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We also had our first ever Nuffnang Lovin’ at Aloft KL Sentral W xyz Bar in April. Nuffnang Lovin’ is a platform for Nuffnangers to meet new people.

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It is an event specially organized for Nuffnangers who are constantly on a lookout to try new things and meet new people. Click here to take a look at the activities for the night. #NuffnangLovin’

 

Nuffnang Raya Open House

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It’s Raya season again and for this year, we decided to have our very first #NNRaya Open House 2014! We invited our bloggers so that we can spend quality time as well to celebrate the festivities :D Wanaka the Bungalow was kind enough to let us have our #NNRaya Open House 2014. Our very first #NNRaya Open House 2014 was visited by almost 200 people where there were awesome food and exciting games for all to enjoy!

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It was a gathering for Nuffnangers to get together and celebrate this great day! Want to know how it went, click here to find out more about #NNRaya Open House 2014.

Check out our #NNRaya Open House 2014 video as well:

#NNDialogueintheDark 

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We had out very first experience in complete darkness! We had our second Nuffnang Lovin’ at Dialogue in the Dark in The School, Jaya One.

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Our bloggers were invited to not only dine in the dark but to also experience darkness at another level where we were guided through the whole of Malaysia J Show some support by visiting Dialogue in the Dark’s website and their Facebook page as well!

 

Bloggerati 2014

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Bloggerati by Nuffnang was established in 2013 as the talent agency division of Malaysia and in August of 2014, Bloggerati MY was launched!

Nuffnang works with top bloggers closely to help them manage brand partnerships, media relations and professional guidance for further development :)

Check out the Bloggerati video:

You can find out more about your favourite top blogger and more details at Bloggerati by Nuffnang

 

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#NNPremiereScreening 2014

The movie relay continues in 2014. Nuffnang managed a total of 53 screenings this year! We know you guys love movie nights, after all movie nights are extra special when you watch em with the other Nuffnangers! :)

We promise to bring you something bigger in 2015, so, just sit back and relax while we bring and wait for great news from us. #NNPremiereScreening

 

 

Laugh Malaysia By Harith Iskander

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We were super excited to be announced as the official social media partner for “To Know Malaysia is to.. Laugh Malaysia!”

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Our bloggers got the chance to enjoy a laugh-filled night with the one and only Harith Iskander and moral of the story is that we can always laugh to make our day that much better! :)

Click here to find out more about Harith Iskander and his International tour.

 

The Maze Challenge Asia 2014 

Our bloggers from Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Australia and Malaysia had the chance to find out what it’s like to get lost in the BIGGEST maze Malaysia has seen til now!

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Nuffnang bloggers had the experience of their lives when they flew in to race through The Maze Challenge . Nuffnang bloggers VS The #Maze Asia, who do you think won?

Here’s a hint, check out the pictures of our finishers below :P

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Tis the season to be jolly where our Nuffies embraced it fully by having a #NuffieXmasDeco competition where Nuffies went all out to decorate their workspace to fit the yuletide season. Who do you think had the best design overall? :)

 

Not to forget our #NuffieXmas2014 Party!

 

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The Nuffies were having a jolly Christmas celebration in children attire, there was gift exchanging aka secret santa and food, lots and lots of food specially made by the Nuffies as well :D

 

#NuffnangCares

With all the mishaps happening in the year 2014, our hearts and prayers go out to all those who were affected by these series of unfortunate events.

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We pray for 2015 to be a better year for everyone.

Recently, Nuffnang showed that #NuffnangCares by teaming up with MERCY Malaysia to share the news for the flood relief donation drive.

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Check out MERCY Malaysia for details on how you can help out the flood victims.

With the misfortunes happening, Nuffnang hopes we can all keep everyone in our thoughts this year.

Here’s to an awesome 2015 to come! Many plans are in the making for 2015 so keep an eye out for them :)

Not to forget, if you want to see all the happenings from Nuffnang, you can always head over to our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

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HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY!

 

Best regards,

The Nuffnang Team

Jack Saw
Nuffnang Community Team

Hello Everyone,

Today, as I was updating my personal plans for 2015, I received news that misinformation about Nuffnang, one of Netccentric’s core businesses, has been spreading on social media.

I’m intrigued by the sudden interest in the financial aspects of our businesses, especially as we count down to the New Year, and thought it presented a WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY to share, with those interested, MORE!

All information that I’m sharing with you today is publicly available, but the purpose of this clarification is to tell you WHERE to look. ☺

What is Netccentric?

Netccentric is the group of businesses that both Timothy Tiah and I founded in 2006. We started it with S$65,800.

  1. We have offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Australia, China and the UK.
  2. We have about 200 full-time employees.
  3. Netccentric has over a dozen social media-related subsidiaries including: Nuffnang, ChurpChurp, Ripplewerkz, Reelity.TV and, mobile blogging application, Dayre.
  4. We have not received any outside funding.
  5. We have no loans from banks or financial institutions.
  6. The company has grown organically using self-generated profits over the years.
  7. No further capital was injected, hence our paid up capital of Netccentric is still $65,800.

Below, is a simplified corporate organizational chart of our company.

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Why talk about Netccentric when people are asking about Nuffnang?

Without doubt, Nuffnang is the most recognizable brand within the Netccentric group.

However, Nuffnang tells only one part of the story.

Because of how we have structured the companies, its financial health, and that of the group, can only be ascertained by understanding Netccentric Pte Ltd’s CONSOLIDATED group numbers.

WOW! Does that mean you are going to tell me how much Netccentric makes and has in the bank account?

Erm, no.

The group has a complicated structure with lots of accounting and reporting lines.

There is no requirement for the group to be audited, so we only have internal consolidated numbers, which are for internal consumption.

Then what are you going to give us!!!???

I will give you just a snapshot of our business’s performance in two key markets: Singapore and Malaysia. (A significant proportion of our revenue comes from five other countries BUT I’m happy to share our Singaporean and Malaysian figures.)

Netccentric, Nuffnang, now Nom Nom???

As I mentioned before, we have over a dozen subsidiaries, so it’s not easy to explain.

But, in Singapore and Malaysia, ALL REVENUE that we make for NUFFNANG AND CHURPCHURP, is billed through NOM NOM MEDIA.

We consider revenue from Churpchurp as relevant, because Nuffnang sells our influencers’ blogs, but Churpchurp handles all their other social media platforms. Revenue from Reelity.TV is negligible at this point, since it is a startup.

Nom Nom Media, the official digital media reseller for Nuffnang and ChurpChurp in Singapore and Malyasia, is a fully-owned subsidiary of Netccentric.

Put another way, Nom Nom Media is the sales agent of Nuffnang and ChurpChurp in Singapore and Malaysia.

Below is a chart that illustrates the relationship between Nom Nom, Nuffnang, ChurpChurp, and ReelityTV.

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As you can see, all money received for influencer marketing campaigns is billed through Nom Nom Media. The profit we make, therefore, does not rely on one company, but all three together. At the same time, our cash in bank balances, should be a sum of all three and not one.

The numbers

Below a snapshot of the numbers. You’re welcome to purchase a full set from the official registries.

Revenue FY2013*

Nom Nom Media Malaysia- RM 10,894,902
Nom Nom Media Singapore- SGD 1,810,621

Profit FY2013*

Nom Nom Media Malaysia- RM 358,585
Nom Nom Media Singapore- SGD 69,787

Cash in bank as of 31 December 2013*

Nom Nom Media Malaysia-  RM 526,969
Nuffnang Malaysia- RM 157,338
ChurpChurp Media Malaysia- RM 226,928

Nom Nom Media Singapore- SGD 64,024
Nuffnang Singapore- SGD 26,899
Churpchurp Singapore- SGD45,421

*Numbers are based on 31 December 2013 accounts as audited by K J Tan & Co in Singapore and Ahmad Abdullah and Goh in Malaysia.

What about 2014?

2014 has been an extraordinary year for Netccentric.

We have seen GROUP CONSOLIDATED Revenues rise in excess of 25%! (I’m being conservative, because they are unaudited as yet.) Profits have seen EVEN BETTER growth.

All of this has been achieved on the back of a diversified business built on sound values and principles, a wonderful and dynamic young team, and our industry partners and clients.

Final note

Writing out this note at the end of the year with so much happening around us has left me in a pensive mood.

I am happy and proud of our achievements as a company, but all this must be taken in context of what is happening elsewhere.

I am proud that a staff-driven initiative for Malaysian flood relief has been executed on our Nuffnang Malaysian blog network just today. I do hope it will drive donations and awareness to our chosen partner charity, Mercy Malaysia.

In addition to that, I ask you all, to give a moment of prayer and thought for the families and loved ones of the victims on board Air Asia QZ8501.

I wish one and all, safe travels, a joyful New Year celebration with your families, and a splendid 2015.

Yours Sincerely,
Cheo Ming Shen
CEO
The Netccentric Group

Melissa Ng
Nuffnang Community Team

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