26 Dec '11, 1am

Look who's got a Flame Award too: Yam Ah Mee

Look who's got a Flame Award too: Yam Ah Mee

THIS YEAR'S Boomz Award winner is not even from the entertainment industry. The honorary award – introduced in 2009 and named after disgraced beauty queen Ris Low's infamous addition to our Singlish vocabulary – pays tribute to someone who exploded on to the scene and became a household name overnight. Mr Yam Ah Mee, 54, is that person, though he was initially reluctant to receive the award, saying he was only doing his job as Returning Officer in the elections. More in The New Paper on Monday (Dec 26). Our reporter Kwok Kar Peng offering the award to a reluctant Mr Yam. TNP PHOTO: Mohd Ishak Related stories Flame Awards: And the winners are ...

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/content/boomz-award-yam-ah-mee

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