Over the years, Passions has been interviewed and featured in many magazines, newspapers, national TV and international cable network programmes. Below is full list of our press coverage:

Interviews and Features by Newspaper & Magazines

The Business Times,

Singapore

Business Times “HighLife” with Martell
Published on 25 June 2004 by Geoffrey Eu

Jonathan was interviewed & contributed to the article about collecting vintage watches, cars & pens in Singapore. This is a financial newspaper for businessmen and professionals with about 100,000 readership & sold in the region.

The Asian Wall Street Journal

The Asian Wall Street Journal
Published on 13 June 2003 by Mei Fong

We are recommended as a good place to shop for watches in Singapore. This is a HK based financial newspaper about the Asian market & sold throughout the world.

The Business Times,

Singapore

Business Times Newspaper
Published on Sept 2002 by Chuang Peck Meng

Jonathan was interviewed & featured in a financial Newspaper article "The Annual Watch Supplement" for businessmen and professionals with about 100,000 readership & sold in the region. We’ve got readers who read our article from Shanghai to Manila! It was a three pages, full-coloured spread.

The Straits Times, Singapore

Passions Watch featured in "Life" section of The Straits Times
Published on 17 May 1997 by Elisabeth Gwee

Our company was featured in the "Life" section in a local mainstream English newspaper.

Passions in Shin Nichi Ho Newspaper

"Shin Nichi Ho" Newspaper
Published on 7 Aug 1997

We were featured in a Japanese newspaper for Japanese expatriates living in Singapore

City Weekly
Published on 30 May 1997 by Pearlin Siow

Jonathan was featured in a local regional English weekly newspaper.

The Straits Times, Singapore

Life! section of The Straits Times
Nov 2003

We were featured as one of the "unusual" shop you can find in the famous IT related Funan IT Mall

Passions Featured in FHM

"FHM Collections” magazine
Published on Summer 2006 by Dennis Yin

Jonathan was interviewed & featured in an article about watch collectors in Singapore.

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Passions Featured in Timecraft Watch Magazine

"Timecraft” Watch magazine
Published on April 2007 by David Khoo

Jonathan was interviewed & featured in an article about the secondary watch market in Singapore.

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Passions featured in NTUC "Life Style" Magazine

NTUC "Life style", magazine
Published on Mar 2000 by Tan Shee Lah

“NTUC lifestyle” magazine in a feature story. It's the largest circulated magazine in Singapore.

WOW - World of Watches, magazine
Published on Aug 2003 by Kien Koh

A bi-annual watch magazine published in Singapore & Malaysia. Featured Jonathan & his company, Passions with the new gallery layout. It was a three pages feature.

Passions featured in TicTalk in "Second Hand Roses" article

TicTalk. A magazine about watches & published by CR Media PL
Published on Aug 2004 by Dr Bernard Cheong

We are mentioned as one of the reputable watch dealer in Singapore in an article "Second Hand Roses" pg46-54.

Passions featured in Tic Talk "Investment: Buying into Time"

TicTalk. A magazine about watches & published by PanPac Media
Published on Aug 2004 by Wei Koh

We were featured & mentioned in an article "Investment: Buying into Time" pg124-130.

Passions featured in NuYou Time 2005

NUYOU Time 2005
Published in 2005 by Wei Koh

A Chinese magazine about watches & published by Blu Inc Media PL. We were featured & mentioned in an article "Smart Buys" pg154-156

Shin Min Daily News,

Singapore

Shin Min Daily News
Published on 27 Aug 2004 by Ms Guo Nan

A local Chinese newspaper article on lifestyle products. We are interviewed & introduced to the readers as one of the reputable watch dealer in Singapore.

Today newspaper “Wealth, your personal finance special”
By Valerie Law, 17 May 2005

Jonathan was interviewed & featured in a article on investment & the IR (Integrated Resorts~Casino)

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"Peak” magazine Watch Annual
By Bernadette Png, Aug 2005

Jonathan was interviewed & featured the new gallery in an article about 2nd hand watch market.

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Passions featured in Prestige Magazine

"Tick Talk” Watch Annual by Prestige magazine
By Katherine Herzig, Sept 2005

Jonathan was interviewed & contributed to the article about collecting vintage watches in Singapore. This is a magazine dedicated to the high social society in Singapore & this is a special annual publication "Tick Talk" on watches.

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"Destinations Singapore” 2006-7
By Alistair Harding, April 2006

Our company was featured in this hardcover book that's distributed to more than 20,000 rooms in the local hotels during the WorldBank Convention.

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The New Paper

By Sheryl Quek, 12 June 2014

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Interviews with Passions Pte Ltd featured on National TV & International Cable Network Programmes

“Money Talks” about Collectibles by ASIA BUSINESS NEWS - ABN(now CNBC)

October 1997, Jonathan was invited to give an exclusive talk on a 30 minute programme. It was aired over the cable network in Asia. Our clients saw this in Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo & Jakarta!

Channel 8, TCS (Television Corporation of Singapore, now "MediaCorp")

May 1999, Jonathan was interviewed in a local Mandarin programme “Afternoon Delight” & featured Jonathan’s watch collection & business.

Channel 5, TCS (Television Corporation of Singapore, now "MediaCorp")

Late 2001, Jonathan was interviewed in a local English programme about investment & featured Jonathan giving advises for collecting watches.

Channel "Arts Central", TCS (Television Corporation of Singapore, now "MediaCorp")

Early 2002, Jonathan was interviewed in an English programme “I, the collector” about collectors & their passion. Jonathan had an exclusive interview about his passion in horology which featured his vast collection of watches & horological publications. This programme has been shown several times since.

Discovery Channel, Asia-Pacific region

Aug 2004, Jonathan was selected to represent "Martell Lifestyle" campaign. A programme about people appreciating finer things in life. This documentary was shot in HD (High Definition) and in those days this was a costly production using very expensive equipment.

MediaCorp Channel 8, Singapore Thursday 8.30pm

14 June 2007, Jonathan was interviewed in the programme "Smart省钱王 (King of Thrift 2)" . It featured our company & our products that offer value for money.

MediaCorp Channel 8, Singapore Friday 3.30pm

22 Aug  2008, Jonathan was interviewed in the programme "黄金年华 Golden Age ( 资讯节目Info/Education )" & featured some of our watch collection.

MediaCorp Channel 8, Singapore

April 2015, Jonathan was invited as a guest in the programme

"识货衙门" to share with the public on how to authenticate Panerai watches.