SPH and SPH Foundation Scholarship Awards Ceremony 2011

Singapore, 22 July 2011 Singapore Press Holdings and SPH Foundation will be holding their annual scholarship awards ceremony on Wednesday, 27 July 2011.

Besides the SPH Journalism Scholarships and the SPH Foundation Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarships, scholarships will also be given to children of SPH staff and newspaper vendors.

Presenting the scholarships will be Dr Cham Tao Soon, Acting Chairman of SPH, and Mr Alan Chan, Chief Executive Officer of SPH.

Media Invitation

Your journalist, photographer and/or film crew are invited to cover this event.

SPH and SPH Foundation Scholarship Awards Ceremony 2011
Date : Wednesday, 27 July
Media Registration : 2.30pm
Time : 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Venue : SPH News Centre Auditorium

Please confirm your attendance with Adrian Cheong at 6319 2261, 9798 6097, or cheongcy@sph.com.sg by 3.00pm, Tuesday, 26 July.

Jointly issued by:
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd Co. Registration. No. 198402868E
Singapore Press Holdings Foundation Ltd Co. Registration No. 200300910M

For more information, please contact:
Adrian Cheong
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 2261
HP: 9798 6097

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing
In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 3 million individuals or 77 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 263 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; Stomp, omy.sg, and The Straits Times RazorTV.

SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Chinese and 91.3FM in English.

Events and Outdoor Advertising
SPH's events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore's leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.

SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its latest retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.

For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.

About Singapore Press Holdings Foundation
The Singapore Press Holdings Foundation, a registered charity and an Institution of Public Character, was set up in January 2003 to help build a lifelong learning community that embraces language enrichment, creativity, diversity, healthy living and sports. The seed contribution of $20 million to the Foundation came from media group Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.


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