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2015

Demise of Founder of Eng Wah Global, Mr Goh Eng Wah

Date Posted: 07 Sep 2015

Demise of Founder of Eng Wah Global, Mr Goh Eng Wah

The management and staff of Eng Wah Global are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mr Goh Eng Wah, the Executive Chairman of Eng Wah Global and its group of companies. Mr Goh passed away peacefully on 5 September 2015. He was 92.

Mr Goh Eng Wah was an illustrious entrepreneur who pioneered the cinema industry of Singapore in both film distribution and exhibition. Spanning 70 years, his entertainment empire included the management of several iconic entertainment businesses in post-war Singapore such as Happy Theatre, Victory Theatre in Gay World, Silver World Theatre which eventually led to his management of Happy World.

A pioneering film producer, Mr Goh played an integral role in the cinema history of Cantonese films in Hong Kong. The company has since expanded into one of the major Singaporean brands and Mr Goh was recognised for his contribution towards Singapore earlier this year as a recipient of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) SG50 Outstanding Chinese Business Pioneers Award.

As we celebrate the life and legacy of a pioneering visionary, the management and staff of Eng Wah Global join the family in mourning the departure of an entrepreneurial icon in Singapore.

ABOUT ENG WAH GLOBAL PTE LTD

Founded in 1946, the Eng Wah Group’s business spans entertainment, properties, hospitality, and lifestyle in Singapore and Malaysia. The Group manages a portfolio of brands that include WE Cinemas, Hotel Fort Canning, Jubilee Square, 321 Clementi, and The Legends Fort Canning Park.



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WE Cinemas hails new home in New Cinema Mall, 321 Clementi

Date Posted: 16 Jun 2015

WE Cinemas hails new home in New Cinema Mall, 321 Clementi

Grand Opening 16 June 2015

WE Cinemas, owned and managed by Eng Wah Global Pte Ltd (“Eng Wah”), opens its newest outlet in the heart of Clementi. The Grand Opening will be held on 16 June 2015.

The new, state-of-the-art [c1]cinema takes up over 20,000 square feet over two-levels at 321 Clementi, the new cinema mall. Housing 10 fully digital halls including, two Spectro 3D halls, one Dolby Atmos hall, and the introduction of the first WE Cinemas premium hall – FIRST CLASS; WE Cinemas Clementi aims to deliver the complete gourmet and entertainment experience to movie lovers residing in the western part of Singapore.  [c2]There are a total of 746 seats. 

Cutting edge technology

Patrons at WE Cinemas will enjoy the latest blockbuster movies within a premium setting and with some of the best and latest technology that is currently available in the market. As a pioneer in Digital Cinemas, all 10 halls are equipped with the latest digital cinema equipment for superb movie watching experience. Designed with cutting edge, advanced audio and visual technology such as Spectro 3D Silver Screens for more vivid and accurate colors, and Dolby Atmos Surround Sound System, movie buffs can expect to be transported on an epic cinematic adventure.


FIRST CLASS

Fusing the national past-times of dining and entertainment, WE Cinemas introduces FIRST CLASS – the premium movie and dining experience which will make its debut at WE Cinemas Clementi.

Recline in luxurious leather designer seats and enter into a sumptuous cinematic experience of gastronomic proportions with finger food favorites such as Shoestring Truffle Fries, Prawn Twisters, a gourmet selection of pizzas and pastas as well as decadent sweet pickings of chocolate profiteroles, lava chocolate cake and Haagen Dazs ice cream, complete with personal butler service.

Special Features at WE Cinemas:
10 Digital Halls for superb movie quality
FIRST CLASS premium movie and dining experience

Chef’s Gourmet menu
Weekend late night movies
Ticketless admission
Spectro 3D Cinema Silver Screen for enhanced clarity
Dolby Atmos Surround Sound System

WE Club movie privileges

Family-friendly program

Opening Celebrations

As a much anticipated destination in Clementi, WE Cinemas opened its doors to the public earlier to cater to the pent up demand.  The soft opening of WE Cinemas at 321 Clementi was a roaring success with thousands of movie fans flocking to the newly-opened cinema from 16 March 2015. This bumper crowd was seen queuing from as early as 5am for asneak preview of the new WE Cinemas. For several days, the crowd formed queues from the cinema lobby on the 3rd level of the mall, to the ground level, and out of the mall.

“We are very appreciative of the phenomenal support we have received since we opened our doors. It brings us much pleasure to see our patrons enjoying our new premium cinema destination. We are passionate about the movies, and have always invested heavily in our cinemas so that our patrons are able to enjoy the very best that cinema technology has to offer, complete with our gourmet food offerings and plush seats,” said Ms Goh Min Yen, Managing Director, Eng Wah Global Pte Ltd.

WE Cinemas also offered Free Daily Treats in the month of March, and in April and May, patrons walked away with weekly prizes.

The revelry continues til July 2015 with five specially crafted Celebration Combos, and with a chance to win a Milano coffee machine.

Location of WE Cinemas

321 Clementi at 321 Clementi Avenue 3. Singapore 129905
WE Cinemas at 321 Clementi will serve the nine sub-zones in the 9 square kilometre Clementi; Toh Tuck, Sunset Way, Faber, Clementi North, West Coast, Clementi Central, Clementi Woods, Clementi West and Pandan, and nearby areas; Bukit Timah, Queenstown, Jurong East, and Bukit Batok.

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About Eng Wah Global

Founded in the 1946, the Eng Wah Group’s business spans entertainment, hospitality, and real estate in Singapore and Malaysia.  The Group manages a portfolio of brands that include WE Cinemas, Hotel Fort Canning, Jubilee Square, 321 Clementi, The Legends Fort Canning Park, and The Legends Golf & Resort Sdn Bhd.

Eng Wah had earlier announced that it will spend approximately S$180M on its expansion into the leisure and lifestyle sector for a larger presence in the next years.  Along with the development works are the unveiling of new identity for several of these existing established brands that Eng Wah houses, including the holding company.

Official website: www.wecinemas.com.sg



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New Cinema Mall in Clementi

Date Posted: 16 Mar 2015

For Immediate release

Singapore

New Cinema Mall in Clementi

321 Clementi, Opening 16 March 2015

321 Clementi, owned and managed by Eng Wah Global Pte Ltd (“Eng Wah”), will open its doors on 16 March 2015. The new mall is an extraordinary movie destination that is complemented with lifestyle services, fitness and iconic food and beverage brands.

In the Heart of Clementi

Designed by global award-winning architecture and design practice, Aedas, 321 Clementi is a nine-level commercial development totaling approximately 80,000 square feet of leasable space, which includes a 10 hall cinema multiplex, a rooftop garden with a playground, a private rooftop swimming pool, a large premium fitness centre, and two basement of car parking lots.  Strategically located in Clementi town centre, 321 Clementi is well positioned to be the choice destination for entertainment, dining, wellness, shopping and all lifestyle needs for the community in Clementi and the outerlying areas.

Special Green Features

321 Clementi is awarded the prestigious BCA’s Green Mark Award (Platinum). The mall is an environmentally sustainable building, designed with special green features. With the aid from environmental and sustainability consultant, Web Earth, Eng Wah took a life cycle view to look at 321 Clementi’s impact throughout its whole life, from materials, construction to demolition and disposal.Besides being energy efficient, 321 Clementi’s innovative architectural composition results in higher levels of comfort and well-being of tenants and shoppers within the building.  The building’s fenestration design and the materials applied, have an integrated approach towards reduced use of energy by maximising thermal comfort, view, and daylight control, whilst minimising the solar heat gain on the façade. The materials used for the construction are sustainable and environment friendly with high content of recycled material.

The Brand

321 Clementi is a cinema mall. It is an extraordinary movie destination mall where one can escape to entertainment, an active lifestyle or a unique dining experience - all within a stone's throw from home, schools, and the workplace. Nestled in an intimate setting, 321 Clementi caters for both popular as well as iconic brands. It is a vibrant hub, and this is reflected in the kalaidescope of colours in its logo.

The Tenants

As a cinema mall, 321 Clementi’s anchor tenant, WE Cinemas, will be the first to open its doors to shoppers. The other tenants will roll out its carpets from April. Other anchor tenant is leading global player, Fitness First. This premium, members only club will be taking up two floors and a roof top swimming pool, occupying over 20,000 square feet.

321 Clementi will offer shoppers several unique brands. Popular international brand, Vons Chicken, will open its first Singapore restaurant at 321 Clementi. Vons Chicken is a franchise from Korea. The Singapore outlet will be Halah, and will serve authentic Korean oven roasted chicken & fried chicken. Another is Mei Heong Yuen Dessert. Its signature dishes like peanut paste, steamed egg pudding and Chendol snow ice are now available in the heart of Clementi

Other popular food and beverage brands include Kowloon Express (Singapore’s only halal dim sum specialist), Beesket Global (100% natural juice without any additive or sugar concept), Doi Chaang Coffee (World class speciality coffee brand), Xin Wang Hong Kong Café, TEA Tozz Express, Charcoal Thai, and Sakae Sushi. Other tenants include Mind Stretchers Learning Centre, medical centres, and beauty providers such as K Cuts and Top Beauty.

WE Cinemas hails new home in Clementi

WE Cinemas takes up over 20,000 square feet over two-levels at the new 321 Clementi. This outlet houses 10 fully digital halls, of which two screens are spectro 3D, one is a Dolby Atmos hall, and another is a premium hall called FIRST CLASS. There are a total of 746 seats. 

Special Features at WE Cinemas

Patrons at WE Cinemas will enjoy the latest blockbuster movies within a premium setting and with some of the best and latest technology that is currently available in the market. As a pioneer in Digital Cinemas, all 10 halls are equipped with the latest digital cinema equipment for superb movie watching experience. WE Cinemas’ Dolby Atmos Surround Sound System will ensure that patrons are transported from an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience with breathtaking, movie audio that flows all around. WE Cinemas has also installed Spectro 3D Cinema Silver Screens, so that movies are expressed in the most natural colours that are very vivid and accurate.

WE Cinemas will also be offering its FIRST CLASS premium movie and dining experience at this outlet. Patrons will be able to enjoy the Chef’s gourmet menu from the comforts of their plush leather seats whilst watching movies.

Special Features at WE Cinemas:
10 Digital Halls for superb movie quality
FIRST CLASS premium movie and dining experience

Chef’s Gourmet menu
Weekend late night movies
Ticketless admission
Spectro 3D Cinema Silver Screen for enhanced clarity
Dolby Atmos Surround Sound System

WE Club movie privileges

Family-friendly program

Grand Opening Offers at WE Cinemas

WE Cinemas will offer an exciting line up of special offers, starting with 5,000 free movie tickets from 16 to 18 March. Patrons may check wecinemas.com.sg for the movie line-up and screening schedule.

Thereafter, there will be Free Daily Treats from 19 to 25 March, where patrons can expect to receive free snacks.

Commencing 19 March til 31 May, patrons can win weekly prizes.

Location of 321 Clementi

321 Clementi Avenue 3. Singapore 129905
321 Clementi will serve the nine sub-zones in the 9 square kilometre Clementi; Toh Tuck, Sunset Way, Faber, Clementi North, West Coast, Clementi Central, Clementi Woods, Clementi West and Pandan, and nearby areas; Bukit Timah, Queenstown, Jurong East, and Bukit Batok.

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About Eng Wah Global

Founded in the 1946, the Eng Wah Group’s business spans entertainment, hospitality, and real estate in Singapore and Malaysia.  The Group manages a portfolio of brands that include WE Cinemas, Hotel Fort Canning, Jubilee Square, 321 Clementi, The Legends Fort Canning, and The Legends Golf & Resort Sdn Bhd.

Eng Wah had earlier announced that it will spend approximately S$180M on its expansion into the leisure and lifestyle sector for a larger presence in the next years.  Along with the development works are the unveiling of new identity for several of these existing established brands that Eng Wah houses, including the holding company.

Official website: www.wecinemas.com.sg

Official acebook page : www.facebook.com/wecinemas.sg




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