The Asian edition of the popular reality TV series, The Apprentice has landed in Asia. It is currently showing on AXN. The series premiered on May 22, 2013 and airs every Wednesday at 9:05 PM in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore, and 8:05 PM in Jakarta.
Asian magnate Tony Fernandes is the show’s host. If you are unfamiliar with who he is, Fernanades is the Group Chief Executive Officer / Director of AirAsia Berhad and founder of Tune Group Sdn Bhd / Chairman of QPR Holdings Ltd / Founder and former Team Principal of Caterham F1. His net worth is estimated at US$625 million, just a few millions shy of Donald Trump whose worth is estimated at US$788 million.
Fernandes is joined by Mark Lankester, CEO of the Tune Hotels’ Group, and Kathleen Tan, CEO of Expedia Asia in analyzing what went wrong with the contestants strategies and business outcomes, and determining which team member of the losing team should be “fired” from the show.
If you are a fan of The Apprentice Asia, AirAsia is running a #AA Country Hashtag Twitter Contest in conjunction with the TV series. There are many great prizes to be won. Here are the contest details via AirAsia’s blog:
Are you a fan of the show that gets you fired up every episode? Now you can get your hands on our exclusive AirAsia Smart Kit! Just follow @AirAsiaSG and show your support for your favourite contestants via #hashtag! It’s that simple!
Only 3 things to win: Follow us, stay tuned and tweet! It’s that easy!
More on how it works: For a bigger chance of winning, just follow the steps below:
(b) Follow any one of our accounts (or all if it pleases you): – AirAsia Twitter (@airasia) – AirAsiaThailand Twitter (@AirAsiaThailand) – AirAsiaID Twitter (@AirAsiaID) – AirAsiaPH Twitter (@AirAsiaPH) – AirAsiaSG Twitter (@AirAsiaSG)
(c) Just add any one of the following #hashtags to your tweets (within 140 characters) that is related or unrelated with The Apprentice Asia show:
#AAHK (AirAsia Hong Kong) #AAIN (AirAsia India) #AAID (AirAsia Indonesia) #AAMY (AirAsia Malaysia) #AAPH (AirAsia Phillipines) #AASG (AirAsia Singapore) #AATW (AirAsia Taiwan) #AATH (AirAsia Thailand)
Example: i. Related to The Apprentice Asia: My favourite contestant is Ningku from India. Because that’s where I’m from too! #AAIN ii. Unrelated to the show: Halo halo is the best dessert ever! #AAPH
(d) There’s no tweet limit, you can tweet as much as you want throughout the contest.
(e) Tweets in the following languages are acceptable: i. English ii. Bahasa Malaysia iii. Thai iv. Bahasa Indonesia v. Tagalog vi. Simplified Chinese vii. Traditional Chinese
Contest period: 23 May – 31 July 2013
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