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TNP New Face 2013: Amelia Wong

September 24, 2013 - 8:34pm


AMELIA thinks her life is a reflection of her name.

She said: “My name means industrious so my fate is pretty much decided.

“My friends call me a workaholic, but I have no intention of slowing down. This is so that I can take it easy when I’m older.”

TNP New Face 2013: Karyn Tay

September 24, 2013 - 8:32pm


KARYN may look sweet and demure, but she loves sports.

“I spent most of my childhood in the garden playing sports with my siblings, which explains why I have been enjoying it since then.”

She is so good at it she represented her school, Punggol Secondary.

TNP New Face 2013: Felecia Lie

September 24, 2013 - 8:26pm


FELECIA comes from a large family – she is the fourth of six girls.

But far from fighting for attention, she loves being in a big family.

“I love all my sisters very much. We’re unique in our own ways even though we all look alike,” she said.

TNP New Face 2013: Samantha Tan

September 24, 2013 - 8:22pm


SAMANTHA is the vice-captain of her school’s volleyball team.

In 2009, she was selected for the Singapore Combined Schools team.

Her love for volleyball started with her two sisters.

“Volleyball is a fun and exciting sport,” she said.

TNP New Face 2013: Stella Lee

September 24, 2013 - 8:20pm


STELLA compared herself to a mimosa.

“The mimosa is known as a shy plant. It looks gentle and soft, but it folds inward and droop when touched, re-opening later again.

“This is just like how I react as a form of protection,” she said.

TNP New Face 2013: Humaira Masjol

September 24, 2013 - 8:16pm


HUMAIRA lost her mother to a brain tumour last year.

And she is still feeling the pain.

“I kept telling myself I was prepared for it, but still couldn’t believe it when it happened – it was too soon,” she said.

TNP New Face 2013: Ji Won Heo

September 24, 2013 - 8:13pm


JI WON is from South Korea and she is a student in Singapore.

She has lived outside of South Korea since she was seven. She moved to Singapore when she was 10.

Living apart from her family has taught her independence.

TNP New Face 2013: Tan Ying Yi

September 24, 2013 - 8:09pm


YING YI enjoys being made-up and has youthful self-confidence on her side.

She said: “I like knowing how pretty I can get! I think that being confident is not being afraid of what you are, what you have, or what others think.

“What others think of me rarely affects me.”

TNP New Face 2013: Clarissa Teo

September 24, 2013 - 8:01pm


CLARISSA is very particular about her dressing.

“I am a fashion student, and yes, I believe it is important to be stylish,” she said.

But being well-dressed is not of utmost importance to her.

TNP New Face 2013: Ong Qian Ni

September 24, 2013 - 7:56pm


QIAN NI has a famous link to The New Paper New Face.

Her sister Vivien won the title in 2010.

And Qian Ni is her greatest fan.

“I’ve always idolised her and she is someone I look up to.


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