From Obama photos to Bulgari clinic: Claims by Bellagraph Nova Group under scrutiny

A publicity picture distributed by Bellagraph Nova Group that purports to show founders (from left) Terence Loh, Evangeline Shen and Nelson Loh meeting Mr Barack Obama in their Paris office.
A publicity picture distributed by Bellagraph Nova Group that purports to show founders (from left) Terence Loh, Evangeline Shen and Nelson Loh meeting Mr Barack Obama in their Paris office.PHOTOS: BELLAGRAPH NOVA GROUP

In December last year, Novena Global Lifecare, founded by cousins Terence and Nelson Loh, sponsored a charity event at a local hotel attended by former United States president Barack Obama. Ms Evangeline Shen was also present. The Bellagraph Nova (BN) Group released publicity photos that were doctored to make it seem like Mr Obama had met the three in Paris, where the group is supposedly headquartered. 

The BN Group's presentation deck for its Newcastle bid in mid-August lists NETX as one of its entities.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 30, 2020, with the headline 'Claims under scrutiny'. Print Edition | Subscribe