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#HEARTWARMING

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People love heartwarming, touching stories. Acts of kindness, tales of people performing selfless deeds, or the uncle by the roadside selling kuih. Stories and events like these especially in our local communities deserve attention.

Do you know of an inspiring or heartwarming story yourself? Share them with us and win over RM10,000 in cash prizes!

MAY 9 - JUNE 30, 2022

CAMPAIGN PERIOD

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Sign up & submit your content here. Content submitted can be in either English, Malay or Mandarin

  • Content submitted must be in written format and must revolve around the ‘Heartwarming’ theme

  • Your content submission must include the #Heartwarming / #暖心 / #SentuhHati hashtag respectively in your title. Submissions without the hashtag will not be counted as an entry for this campaign

  • Content must be at least 100 words. Please note that it is compulsory to include at least 1 image OR 1 video

  • Each participant is only allowed to submit a maximum of 5 articles per week, regardless of language. Any additional submissions will be disqualified automatically

  • Content must be unique and not plagiarised. Content submitted is to be exclusive to Newswav and not shared with other media outlets/publishers

  • Participants must share the published content in the form of Newswav link (e.g. newswav.com/xxx) on their social media platform(s)

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

1.SIGN UP

Sign up here to get started

2. SUBMIT

Submit your content. For more info, please refer to the step-by-step guide here

3. SHARE

Share your content on your social media platform(s) once the article has been published

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IDEAS & EXAMPLES

  • Your content does not necessarily have to be in an article format, you can be creative with your submissions! It can be in the form of storytelling, poems, images + short pointers, and many more
     

  • Content creators are highly encouraged to cover stories that are based locally, for instance, ones found in their community/vicinity

PRIZES & WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

The content with the most shares will be selected as the winners of this campaign.

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GRAND PRIZE x3: One (1) English content, One (1) Bahasa Melayu content, and One (1) Mandarin content with the highest number of shares by the end of the campaign period will receive RM1,000 each.

SECOND PRIZE x3: One (1) English content, One (1) Bahasa Melayu content, and One (1) Mandarin content with the second-highest number of shares by the end of the campaign period will receive RM750 each.

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THIRD PRIZE x3: One (1) English content, One (1) Bahasa Melayu content, and One (1) Mandarin content with the third-highest number of shares by the end of the campaign period will receive RM500 each.

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NEWSWAV TOP PICKS x30: Ten (10) best-written English content, Ten (10) best-written Bahasa Melayu content, and Ten (10) best-written Mandarin content will be selected by Newswav at the end of the campaign period, where winners will receive RM150 each.

The winners of the #Heartwarming campaign will be announced on July 15, 2022. Winners will be contacted via email so do ensure that you provide us with the correct contact details upon account registration.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

CONTEST PERIOD

  1. The Heartwarming Campaign (the “Contest”) is organised by Newswav Sdn. Bhd (“the Organiser”).

  2. The Contest will commence from May 9 - June 30, 2022 (both dates inclusive) (the “Contest Period”).

CONTEST ELIGIBILITY

  1. The Contest is open to all Malaysians (the “ Participants") that fall under the following category:
    i) Newswav users
    ii) Aged 18 and above residing in Malaysia

CONTENT SUBMISSION & REQUIREMENTS

  1. Content must be in a written format (the “Contest Content”).

  2. Content must revolve around the ‘Heartwarming’ theme and must be in either English, Mandarin, or Malay.

  3. Newswav reserves the right to reject any submissions that are non-relevant or forcefully related to the theme.

  4. Content must be at least 100 words, where it is compulsory to include at least one (1) image or one (1) video.

  5. Each participant is only allowed a maximum five (5) submissions per week, regardless of language. Any additional submissions will be disqualified automatically.

  6. Content must be the participants’ original works and is not copied from any other work or material.

  7. Content must be unique and not plagiarised. Content creators must ensure that the story has not already been shared by other media outlets/publishers.

  8. Content submitted is to be exclusive to Newswav and not shared with other media outlets/publishers.

WINNER SELECTION

  1. GRAND PRIZE x3: One (1) English content, One (1) Bahasa Melayu content, and One (1) Mandarin content with the highest number of shares by the end of the Contest Period will receive RM1,000 each.

  2. SECOND PRIZE x3: One (1) English content, One (1) Bahasa Melayu content, and One (1) Mandarin content with the second-highest number of shares by the end of the Contest Period will receive RM750 each.

  3. THIRD PRIZE x3: One (1) English content, One (1) Bahasa Melayu content, and One (1) Mandarin content with the third-highest number of shares by the end of the Contest Period will receive RM500 each.

  4. NEWSWAV TOP PICKS x30: Ten (10) best-written English content, Ten (10) best-written Bahasa Melayu content, and Ten (10) best-written Mandarin content will be selected by Newswav at the end of the Contest Period, where winners will receive RM150 each.

 

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT & PRIZES REDEMPTION

  1. Winner announcements will be made on July 15, 2022 (Friday) via email to all participants.

  2. Participants who fail to reply to the email within seven (7) days will have their prize forfeited.

  3. Winners must provide their Newswav account details and a copy of their NRIC for verification purposes. Failure to do so may result in their cash prizes being revoked.

  4. Cash prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or refundable in any way.

GENERAL

  1. All costs and expenses in connection with the production of the Contest Content and the participation of this Contest shall be fully borne by the Participant.

  2. Contest Content must not be vague, illegal, or unlawful, lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, offensive, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or the Company or a third party (in each case under any applicable law). User Content must be researched beforehand and to be of truth.

  3. Newswav Sdn. Bhd. reserves the right to reject, edit or remove any of your content at the discretion of the Company, at any time.

  4. By submitting the Contest Content, Newswav Sdn. Bhd has the rights to use the entries or material submitted for library, promotional, or commercial use globally.

 

DECLARATION & AUTHORISATION

  1. Newswav Sdn. Bhd. reserve the right at its absolute discretion to postpone, reschedule and/or extend the Contest Period and/or terminate the Contest at any given time without prior notice.

  2. Newswav Sdn. Bhd. reserve the right to amend the mechanics, prizes, and terms & conditions of the Contest, as well as other aspects of the Contest at its absolute discretion without prior notice.

  3. By participating in this Contest, the participants are deemed to have read and understood and have agreed to comply with all terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) set forth in this section (as varied or changed).