A total of 24 outstanding leaders and great organisations from Malaysia and abroad
were bestowed the prestigious CHT Awards 2016 this January 16 at The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur.
Topping the list is Dato’ Syed Mohamad bin Syed Murtaza, the President and Founder of MASAAM
(Motorcycle and Scooter Assemblers and Distributors Association of Malaysia), who was awarded the CHT
Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 for his long-standing leadership and tremendous contributions to the
Malaysian two wheeler industry.
He also serves as the Chairman of DRB-HICOM Berhad - one of Malaysia’s
leading corporations in the automotive industry.
Held at the Taming Sari Grand Ballroom of The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur on 16 January 2016, the
glamorous CHT Awards 2016 saw over 400 invited guests from different countries, as well as the movers and
shakers of Malaysian society attending the Gala Dinner event.
This year, the sponsors included Amee Philips,
Fujifilm, Nasim Carpets, One East Museum & Art, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur and Rado.
The Guests of Honour at the event were His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Perlis Tuanku Syed
Faizuddin Putra Ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail and Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess of
Perlis Tuanku Hajjah Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil.
Other VIPs included
• Embassy of Lebanon His Excellency Ali Daher & his spouse Dania Daher
• Cambodian Ambassador to Malaysia H.R.H. Samdech Reach Botrei Preah Anoch Norodom Arunrasmy
• Pakistan Ambassador His Excellency Mr. & Mrs. Hassan Raza
The CHT Awards, founded by CHTNetwork, was established to acknowledge both outstanding leaders and
great organisations that have excelled in their respective fields towards contributing to the welfare and the
advancement of the society. The winners represent the best of those who have reached
the pinnacle of their
Winners of CHT International Awards :-
1. Category: Culinary Arts (United States) Martin Yan
2. Category: Private Equity Investment (Japan) Ryosuke Takatsuki
3. Category: Hospitality & Shopping (Thailand) Pradit Phataraprasit
Category: Art & Investment (Singapore) Museum of Contemporary Arts
5. Category: Male Artiste (Indonesia) Tengku Ryo
6. Category: Business & Investment (Australia) Jason Yeap, OAM
Category: Medical Education Institute (Ireland) Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
8. Category: Tertiary University (Ireland) University College Dublin
9. Category: Business & Investment (Cambodia) Oknha Rithy Sear
Category: Humanity & Medical (United States) Clinton Silvester Courson
Winners of CHT Pursuit of Excellence Awards :-
1. Category: Tertiary Education Sunway Education Group
2. Category: Plastic & Aesthetic Dr Lee Kim Siea
3. Category: Business: Government Tan Sri Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria
Category: Tourism Dato’ Mirza Mohammad Taiyab
5. Category: Medical Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur
6. Category: Home & Living Pensonic Group
7. Category: Expatriate Dato’ Teddric Jon Mohr
8. Category: Property Developer Dato’ Alex Ooi Kee Liang
9. Category: Female Artiste Sophia Ibrahim
10. Category: Music Producer & Composer Johan Nawawi
Category: Philanthropy Dato’ Ruby Khong
12. Category: Green & Sustainable Mobility Dato’ Dennis Chuah
13. Category: Hospitality Cititel Hotel Management
ABOUT CHT AWARDS
The prestigious CHT Awards was founded by CHTNetwork since 2008 to honour outstanding leaders and
great organisations that have achieved excellence in their respective fields and at the same time have made
valuable contributions to their respective nation and global society.
The first five editions of CHT Awards have given due honour to 50 Malaysian recipients and with the
introduction of an international category in this edition, it promises to showcase an international repertoire
of personalities, leaders and organisations.
This makes the award a one-of-its-kind award that strives to only
recognise people and organisations from varied industries through real merit and contributions and not solely
on fame and fortune.
The 6th edition of this prestigious boutique awards has spread its reach outside the borders of Malaysia to
recognise remarkable individuals who have brought change, innovation and success to their organisations and
This year, there are 24 awards recipients from 9 countries, namely Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia,
Singapore, Ireland, Japan, Thailand, United States and Cambodia.
For more information about CHT Awards, kindly visit www.chtawards.com.
THE 15 YEAR OLD SON OF CHNG HUCK THENG, THE FOUNDER, OWNER AND ORGANISER OF CHT AWARDS AND PRINCESS DR BECKY LEOGARDO IN AMEE PHILIPS' JEWELS
CHNG HUCK THENG, THE CROWN PRINCE OF PERLIS, AWARDEE AND FORMER CAMBODIAN AMBASSADOR HH PRINCESS NORODOM ARUNRASMY THE ELDER SISTER OF THE KING OF CAMBODIA WHO WAS MADE A DATO THE DAY BEFORE HER FAREWELL PARTY AT RITZ-CARLTON!
PRINCESS ARUN SEMBAH TO THE CROWN PRINCE OF PERLIS AFTER HER FAREWELL SPEECH
HRH THE CROWN PRINCESS OF PERLIS ASCENDS THE STAGE WITH CHNG HUCK THENG
CHNG HUCK THENG, THE CROWN PRINCE AND CROWN PRINCESS OF PERLIS
LUCKY AWARDEE TO RECEIVE FROM THE PERLIS CROWN PRINCE!
YOU ARE THE BEST!
ANOTHER BATCH OF WINNERS POSING WITH THE CROWN PRINCE AND CROWN PRINCESS OF PERLIS
THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES DESCEND
FAMOUS SONGBIRD DATO KAHTIJAH IBRAHIM
CHNG HUCK THENG AND FAMOUS JEWELLER AMEE PHILIPS
BEST DRESSED WINNERS
BEST DRESSED LADIES
CHNG HUCK THENG WAS GRANTED PERMISSION TO PRESENT A GIFT TO THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES!
KNOWING THE PERLIS CROWN PRINCE COLLECTS COCA-COLA ARTEFACTS, CHNG PRESENTED A GIANT BOTTLE TO THE FUTUTRE RAJA AND KING OF MALAYSIA!
A GIFT FOR THE FUTURE RAJA PEREMPUAN AND QUEEN OF MALAYSIA
LUCKILY FOR CHNG HUCK THENG, THE PERLIS CROWN PRINCE DOES NOT COLLECT 100-CARAT DIAMONDS OR FERRARIS OR IF HE DOES, CHNG PRETENDS NOT TO KNOW!
RADO SPONSORED A WATCH
AMEE PHILIPS AND AIS LATSCH
AMEE PHILIPS SPONSORED THIS PEARL SET
AMEE PHILIPS GOES ONSTAGE TO GREET THE WINNING BIDDER
THEIR HIGHNESSES THE CROWN PRINCE AND CROWN PRINCESS OF PERLIS CONSENT TO GROUP PHOTO
THE PERLIS CROWN PRINCE AND PRINCESS WITH SPONSORS OF 6TH CHT AWARDS
CHNG HUCK THENG WAS EMCEE AND AUCTIONEER EXTRAORDINAIRE
CONGRATULATIONS AND CHEERS!
AMEE PHILIPS ESCORTS THE CROWN PRINCESS OF PERLIS DOWN
ACCOMPANIED BY DATO WENDDI-ANNE CHONG
AMEE PHILIPS IS ASSISTED BY HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE CROWN PRINCESS OF PERLIS! WHAT AN HONOUR!
AIS PHILIPS, AMEE PHILIPS AND CROWN PRINCESS OF PERLIS TUANKUHAJJAH LAILATUL SHAREEN AKASHAH KHALIL
DATO WENDDI-ANNE CHONG JOINS IN
HER ROYAL HIGHNESS DEPARTING
92 YEAR OLD MOTHER OF TOP PLASTIC SURGEON
CHNG HUCK THENG AND DATO KEE HUA CHEE
CHNG HUCK THENG AND PRINCESS DR BECKY LEOGARDO
DATO KEE HUA CHEE TOWERS OVER THEM ALL!