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chinleng

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Hi all,

the mid-June issue has been put on-line. In this issue,

Find out how you can take great photos when you go for your honeymoon. Our contributor Lim Siew Khoon gives you a few pointers.
Taking Great Honeymoon Pictures

Don't know what to ask when you meet your wedding banquet coordinator? We give you a sample of questions, pick and choose what you need.
Questions to ask when booking your wedding banquet

Looking for your actual day wedding photographer? Read this first before you go searching.
Getting the actual day wedding photographer

The next issue will be available in July.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

a new topic can be created just by clicking on the "Create New Conversation" button. It is as easy as that.

Now, go and create new and fun topics! Enjoy!

Admin.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

July issue is out, in this issue:

Read a proposal story by our contributor NCL of how he proposes to his sweetheart of 11 years.
When a boy proposes

This is a beginning of a new feature, locations for outdoor wedding photography. We'll bring you on a guided virtual tour. In the first feature, let Hilarion and Monica show you some of their favourite locations for outdoor wedding photography.
Favourite locations for your wedding photos

The next issue will be out in mid-July
 

chinleng

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<!-NOTE: Message edited by 'admin'-!>Hi all,

we are sorry to announce that the mid-July issue will be late. It was supposed to be out 16 July. One series of photos for the mid-July issue has gone missing. We hope it'll turn up on Monday. Else, we'll have to feature another article. Mid-July issue is set to be released on Tuesday.

Sorry for the delay.
 

chinleng

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chinleng

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Hi all,

Mid-August issue is out now!

We have a bumper issue for the SingaporeBrides visitors!

This issue,

A new column "Ask Doreen Corner" has been added for you to ask your bridal fashion related questions.

There is a also a promotion from Vivid Photography. The details are available on the here.

The chatroom has been set up. Come on in and have a chit-chat.

Finally, the articles...

Let Maggie show you how you should start preparing yourself for the big day.
Getting Ready For The Big Day

Ramblings by Maggie, a woman in love (sometimes out of love), part 2.
A Little Valentine's Day Story

Next issue will be out in September.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

September issue:

The first winner for the Vivid Photography's promotion is Evelyn Siow! Congratulations!

Don't worry. There are still 2 more chances, one in October and one in November. For those who have not sign-up for the competition, you can still do so by sending an e-mail to feedback@singaporebrides.com with your name and indicate in the e-mail that you want to participate in this promotion.

Features:
My Best Friend's Wedding Speech
This is the best wedding speech I have heard! It was touching and personal.

Don't Take Your Man For Granted
Ramblings by Maggie, a woman in love (sometimes out of love), part 3.

Next issue will be out in Mid-September.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Mid-September issue is out!

Hurry! 12 more days to the second lucky draw of Digital Wedding Album. You can still participate by sending us your name and indicate in your e-mail to feedback@singaporebrides.com that you want to join the lucky draw.

Features:
Six Most Popular Tiaras By My Stuffs
Sharon Ang of My Stuffs shows you her six most requested Tiaras.

From Miss To Missus
A married woman recounts her transformation.

Next issue will be out in October.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

*Cough! Cough!*

Sorry that the October issue will be out late.

*Sniff! Sniff!*

I'm down with flu...

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Sorry for the delay but the October issue is now out!

October issue:

The October winner for the Vivid Photography's promotion is Ngoi Pick Siah! Congratulations!

Features:
Tips On Choosing Your Ideal Bouquet
Let Esther Phua of Trixie Blue Flowers show you some pointers in choosing your ideal bouquet.

Promotion:
We have another promotion by My Stuffs. All you need to do is e-mail to feedback@singaporebrides.com and tell us you want to participate. It is as simple as that!

Next issue will be out in mid-October
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Sorry that we skipped the mid-October issue and we are late for the November issue. We plan to put up the November issue by Sunday. We apologize again for the delay.

Admin.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Sorry for the delay but we've finally managed to put up our November issue! :þ

November issue:

Our winner for this month's digital wedding album is Juan! Congratulations!

For those who wants to win the digital wedding album, Vivid Photography has sponsored one more prize! So hurry up and send in your names!

Our winner for the My Stuffs voucher this month is Ong Mei Lin! Congratulations!

This month, we have also added one new contest 'Happily Ever After' at our homepage and you need to identify 'Chin Leng' who is among the grooms! Have fun! :)

Want to find out more about Chinese wedding customs and traditions? We have it in this instalment at Chinese Wedding Customs in brief.

Next issue will be out in mid-Nov (we hope!)

Admin
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

December issue is out!

Our winner for the My Stuffs voucher is Albert Teo and the Vivid Photography promotion is Ramona! Congratulations!

This month, we show you some pointers in writing you wedding speech at The Groom's Toast.

There is only one month left for you to participate in the "Happily Ever After" contest. Good luck!

We have another new promotion by "Academy Video Productions". Details at our homepage

Next issue will be out on mid-Dec (yes, we are still trying)
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Mid-December issue is available now!

Reminder:
"Happily Ever After" Contest and My Stuffs promotion will be ending on 31 Dec 2000, don't miss the opportunity. Enter now!

New Column:
A new Expert's Advice Corner has been set-up. Now you can post questions ranging from bridal fashion to wedding coordination.

Feature Articles:
You can find a short guide to Wedding Presentation and the different medium of wedding presentation. Both articles contributed by EnVistar Animation Studio

Next issue will be out in Jan' 2001.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The staff at SingaporeBrides.com would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!!!

Best Regards,
Admin.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The staff at SingaporeBrides.com would like to wish everyone a Happy and Wonderful New Year!!! Have a great Y2k1!!!

Best Regards,
Admin.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The January issue is out now!

Announcements:
1. The winners for January's Academy Video Productions $180 voucher are Alicia Liw, Ong Lay Kuan and Shyan Tan. Congratulations!

2. The participants with the most correct answers to "Happily Ever After" contest are Chow Hooi Chin and Tania Tan. Congratulations!

3. The January lucky winner of My Stuffs voucher is Cheng Pei Feng. Congratulations!

New contest:
There is a new contest sponsored by Envistar Animation Studio. You'll have a chance to win their state of the art 3D Video Montage. For more details, visit our homepage here.

Features:
Canada Trip Report (Part 1)
Read about Christina's Canada Escapade to Vancouver, Victoria and the Rockies.

Next issue will be out in mid-January
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The February issue is out now!

Announcements:
1. The February winner of Academy Video Productions $180 voucher is Kwok Meow Kuen. Congratulations!

2. Hurry! Your last chance to enter the contest sponsored by Envistar Animation Studio. You'll have a chance to win their state of the art 3D Video Montage. For more details, visit our homepage here.

Features:
Canada Trip Report (Part 2)
The final instalment of Christina's Canada Escapade to Vancouver, Victoria and the Rockies.

Next issue will be out in mid-February
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Just a short announcement:

The promotion of 15% discount for SingaporeBrides.com members at Le Galleria ends this month.

So hurry before the offer ends!

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Our bride of the month is Tulips! She has been featured as the cover bride of the March issue of SingaporeBrides.com! We would like to thank Tulips for sending in her photo.


Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners!
1) The March winner of Academy Video Promotion is Joyce Lee.
2) The winner of Envistar Animation Studio Promotion is Aw Sze Ying.

New Contest:
There are 2 new contests starting this month. One is sponsored by Devotion Beauty Centre and another is sponsored by Vividshots. Visit our homepage for details.

Features:
Wedding cake - Should you put up with a fake by Kat Ngoi-Lim
Should you get a real wedding cake? Find out more...

The Bride's Real Survival Kit for Her Wedding Day y Kat Ngoi-Lim
10 important items for your survival kit on your wedding day.

Next issue will be out in April

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Yes! SingaporeBrides.com is now officially one year old! We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has been with us all this while. Thank you for being a part of SingaporeBrides big family.

Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners!
1) April winner of the promotion by Devotion Beauty Centre is Carrin Yeong.
2) April winner of the promotion by Vividshots is Crystal Ong.

You can still participate in the promotions. Details are available on the homepage.

Features:
A guide to setting up a projector for your wedding presentation
Want to set-up a projector during your wedding day? This guide will show you how.

How a wedding consultant can make your day - by Kat Ngoi-Lim
Thinking of getting a wedding consultant?

Next issue will be out in May

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Welcome to our May issue!

Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners of May promotions!
1) Winner of the promotion by Devotion Beauty Centre is Kim Tan.
2) Winner of the promotion by Vividshots is Lim Puay Hoon.

You have one last chance to participate in the above promotions. Find out more on the homepage.

Features:
Hand Bouquet - The Do-it-yourself Way
Ever wanted to make your own hand bouquet? Let Esther of Trixie Blue show you how.

Next issue will be out in June

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Announcement:
Congratulations to our June winners of the following promotions!
1) Winner of the promotion by Devotion Beauty Centre is Alice Lim.
2) Winner of the promotion by Vividshots is Ginny Chan.

The June issue will be published soon. New contests will also be announced then. Sorry for the delay.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

You may have noticed that the result of "Newest Postings" has been behaving abnormally since 3 days ago. The messsages in the result may not be where they seem to be. We have been working on it to resolve the issue. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and we thank you for your patience.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The "Newest Postings" search function has been fixed. We have been observing the behaviour and it has been normal for the pass few days. You can contact us at moderator@singaporebrides.com if you have encountered any problem. Thank you for your patience while we were fixing it.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

We've moved many topics fron "Anything Under The Sun" to "Beauty, Health and Fitness". If there were any topics that was under "Anything Under The Sun" which you can't find anymore, try "Beauty, Health and Fitness".

We have also added a new section in our directory listing - "Wedding Consultants". You can now visit the list of wedding consultants at

http://www.singaporebrides.com/wedding_consultants.htm

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Our August issue is out and it is on-time!


Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners of August promotions!
1) Winner of the $200 voucher by Florence Lee Photography is Toh Lay Peng.
2) Winner of the $200 voucher by Envistar Animation Studio is Isabelle Tan.

For more info about the above and other promotions. Find out more on the homepage.

Features:
A guide to different wedding videography
Always wondered about the different wedding videography format? This article by Envistar Animation Studio will shed some light.

How to e-file Notice of Marriage?
Do you know that you can file your Notice of Marriage online? Here is a step-by-step guide with screen shots to show you how.

Next issue will be out in September.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Our September issue is out now!

Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners of September promotions!
1) Winner of the $200 voucher by Florence Lee Photography is Irene Giam.
2) Winner of the $200 voucher by Envistar Animation Studio is Chiu Ping.
3) Winner of the $500 voucher by SanMike Bridal is Sim Hsin Dee.

For more info about the above and other promotions. Find out more on the homepage.

Features:
A Best Man's speech for his Best Friend's wedding
Ever wondered how a best man speech should be like? This is a moving tribute from one best friend to another.

Next issue will be out in October.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The server is experiencing some intermittent problem. We are working to resolve this issue as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi everyone,

The server is now up and the forum is back to normal. Sorry for the inconvenience caused. We would like to thank everyone who had e-mailed or called to inform us of the problem. We are very hearten by the show of concern. You people are so nice! I'm glad to be part of the SingaporeBrides.com community!
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Our October issue is out now!

Guess who is our featured couple for this month? Clicked on the cover and be surprised!


Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners of October promotions!
1) Winner of the $200 voucher by Florence Lee Photography is May See Chow.
2) Winner of the $200 voucher by Envistar Animation Studio is Ethel Chong.
3) Winner of the $500 voucher by SanMike Bridal is Hong Ai Ling.

This month, we have a new promotion sponsored by Dang Bridal. For more info about the above and other promotions. Find out more on our homepage.

Features:
Serving wine at wedding
This month's feature article is the wedding tip provided by weddingboXX.

Next issue will be out in November.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The server was undergoing maintenance and it had caused disruptions in visitors trying to access the www.singaporebrides.com. There were also occasions when messages cannot be posted in the forum. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

We would also like to offer our apology to user KPO and passerby as their posted messages in "Anything Under the Sun: Ways to say 'I love you'" and "Matters of the heart: Moving out" respectively were lost. We were not able to retrieve the messages. We hope that you would accept our sincerest apology.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Sorry for the delay but our November issue is out now!


This month, we feature another couple who is also a user of SingaporeBrides.com! Some of you may recognise her!


Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners of November promotions!
1) Winner of the $500 voucher by SanMike Bridal is Gina Low.
1) Winner of the $488 voucher by Dang Bridal is Janice Leong.

This month, we have two new promotions sponsored by Orchid Country Club and Hilarion Goh Photography respectively. For more info about the above and other promotions. Find out more on our homepage.

Features:
Phi Phi Island
Take a short break from the hetic wedding preparations and enjoy the tranquility offered by the natural beauty of Phi Phi Island.

Next issue will be out in December.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The server was down yesterday (21 Nov) between 12.24 PM and 3.14 PM. Many were not able to access the site and the forum yesterday. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. Hope that you'll continue to enjoy our site. Thank you.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

There are about 63 messages that will appear in the search results of "Newest Postings" but when you click them, they cannot be found. This is due to the corruption of the data file. However, the messages are still intact... just that they appear 'wrongly' in the search results.

The problem has been fixed. Only postings between yesterday night (3 Dec) 10.16 pm and this morning 8.41 am (4 Dec) are affected.

Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The December issue is out! Sorry for the delay.


Guess who is the couple on our cover!


Next issue will be out in January 2002!
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Have you guessed who the couple are?


Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners of December promotions!
1. Monica Pranata is our December winner of the $488 voucher sponsored by Dang Bridal.

2. Mavis Ong is our December winner of the 2D/1N Resort Stay at the Orchid Lodge sponsored by Orchid Country Club.

3. Linda Lim is our December winner of the $200 wedding day photography voucher sponsored by Hilarion Goh Photography.

Features:
The different metals of wedding rings
Gold, White Gold, Platinum and even Titanium?!! Here is a breif guide to the different metals.

Next issue will be out in January 2002.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi everyone!

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!

From,
Chin Leng and everyone at SingaporeBrides.com
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

The January issue is out!

January's featured couple is Adrian and Audrey! They will be getting married this month! Congratulations!

(gowns: The Wedding Present, photography: Imagegarden)

Buzz of the Town:
There are many promtions and upcoming bridal show events! Please refer to homepage for more details.

Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners of January promotions!
1. Dennis Chai is our January winner of the $488 voucher sponsored by Dang Bridal.

2. Dawn Keong is our January winner of the 2D/1N Resort Stay at the Orchid Lodge sponsored by Orchid Country Club.

3. Cindy Hor is our January winner of the $200 wedding day photography voucher sponsored by Hilarion Goh Photography.

Features:
Feel lost about the different fabrics used in wedding gowns? Here is a simple glossary for your reference. Glossary of Bridal Gown Fabrics

Next issue will be out in February 2002.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Topics like "Any Oct brides", "Any Nov brides" have all been moved a to new heading under "Anything under the sun: A meeting place for all brides". Let me know if you have problem locating the topics.

Have a great week ahead!


Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

February issue is out now!

This month's featured couple is Raymond and SokYin! They got married on 20th January 2002 and their wedding dinner was held at Orchid Country Club. Congratulations to our newly-wedded couple!


Buzz of the Town:
1. J &amp; C Bridal Collections 2002 Bridal Show will be at Merchant Court Hotel on 17 February 2002. Seat are limited! Click here to sign-up!

2. In celebrating the relaunch of Photo Language website, a promotional studio/outdoor package has been offered for a February only! Visit www.photolanguage.net for more info!

3. Devotion Beauty Centre is celebrating their 6th anniversary by giving away a free promotion package (consists of lymphatic massage, eye treatment and scalp massage, worth $220) when you spend a minimum of $327 worth of AHA products or any other beauty products. Offer valid till 12th February 2002.

4. Vividshots is offering 2 promotion packages in celebration of the opening of their new studio. Check out our homepage for more details!

Announcement:
Congratulations to our winners of February promotions!
1. Chin Khen Theen is our February winner of the 2D/1N Resort Stay at the Orchid Lodge sponsored by Orchid Country Club.

2. Cindy Hor is our February winner of the $200 wedding day photography voucher sponsored by Hilarion Goh Photography.

3. Eileen Tan Ai Lin is our February winner of the $500 voucher sponsored by Le Galleria Bridal Atelier.

Features:
Here are some advice on how you can go about shopping for your dream gown!
Selecting your bridal gowns

Next issue will be out in March 2002.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

March issue is out now!

This month's featured couple is 'Curly' and Dave! Congratulations to the couple!


Buzz of the Town:
1. The Regent Singapore Bridal Show 2002 with Blush Blush bridal boutique on 17 March 2002. Seat are limited! Click here to sign-up!

2. Kevin Seah Atelier has moved! The new address is, 55 Tras Street, Singapore78994. The contact number is, Tel: 6323-0114.

3. Vividshots is offering 2 promotion packages in celebration of the opening of their new studio. Check out our homepage for more details!

Announcement:
Congratulations to our winner of March promotions!
1. Rina Tang is our March winner of the $500 voucher sponsored by Le Galleria Bridal Atelier.

Features:
Here are some advice on how you can go about shopping for your dream gown!
Selecting your bridal gowns

Next issue will be out in April 2002.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Currently, we are in the process of migrating the forum to a new server. There will be times that you won't be able to access the forum. We'll try our best to minimise it. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

We'll announce here again where the migration has been completed.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Great news! We have completed our migration of the server. This server is <FONT COLOR="aa00aa">bigger</FONT>, <FONT COLOR="aa00aa">better</FONT> and <FONT COLOR="aa00aa">faster</FONT>.


However, if there is anything that does not seem to be working, please feel free to e-mail me at chinleng@tian.com.sg.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

Please help to spread the word around that the current website is at http://www.singaporebrides.com/. The address of www.singaporebrides.com will need a few more days to reflect the new address.

I've received some e-mails from users that they were not being redirected here. Please help to inform your friends. Thank you for your help in advance.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

chinleng

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Hi all,

April issue is out now! This is our 2nd Anniversary issue!

This month's featured couple is Allan and Sharon and the photography was done by Vividshots, gowns and suit by Doreen Chee of Le Galleria.

Buzz of the Town:
1. Marina Mandarin Singapore Creative Bridal Show 2002 with SanMike Bridal Boutique &amp; Xristos Couture House on 7th April 2002. Seats are on a first come first serve basis! Click here to sign-up!

2. Moments In Life Bridal Boutique with Charming Garden (Tung Lok Group of Restaurants) is having a bridal show on 4th May 2002. Click here to sign-up!

3. Devotion Beauty Centre is giving a trial promotion of arms and back MEIMA treatment worth $140 per session. This treatment will help to even outh the skin tone as well as lightening the skin of the arms. Check out the website for more info.

4. Lezen Creation is offering free ROM package (worth $298) for couples who have signed-up the wedding package. Click here for more information.

5. The Wedding Present has just introduced The Attic where past season gowns are showcased and available at very affordable prices. Please note that consultation at The Attic is strictly by appointment only. Visit The Wedidng Present website for more details.

6. Keep your wedding day events in high clarity with a DVD. Treasure Productions is giving away a free DVD to record your wedding day events for every wedding package booked at the cost of $1,188. E-mail Derek at derek@treasureproductions.com to find out more!

7. In celebrating our 2nd year anniversary, SingaporeBrides.com has launched a membership card where perks and privileges can be enjoyed simply by showing the card when you make your purchase at selected services. The membership fee is only at $30 per year. Click here to check out the perks and privileges.

Announcement:
Congratulations to our winner of April promotions!
1. Veron Ni is our March winner of the $500 voucher sponsored by Le Galleria Bridal Atelier.

Promotions:
There are 3 new promotions offered this month. Check out the homepage for the details.

Features:
Ramblings of a moderator
Ever wonder what are the thoughts that goes through the mind of a moderator staring at the computer screen in the middle of the night?

Next issue will be out in May 2002.

Regards,
Chin Leng.
 

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