Rui En and Michelle Chong given top awards at the 17th Asian Television Awards
Singaporeans Rui En and Michelle Chong were given top awards at the 17th Asian Television Awards last night.
Rui En won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as a criminal investigation department (CID) officer in crime drama Unriddle 2, while Chong received the award for Best Comedy Performance By An Actor/Actress for her spot-on impersonations in news parody sketch show The Noose.
Both stars were not present at the ceremony held at Shangri-La Hotel here.
The annual awards show recognises excellence in production, programming and performance in TV productions around Asia. There were a total of 48 award categories for entries from 13 Asian countries. The results are determined by a panel of 48 judges comprising media industry players from around Asia.