Joint SPH and SPH Foundation Scholarship Awards Presentation Ceremony 2017

Singapore, 20 July 2017 – Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) and Singapore Press Holdings Foundation (SPH Foundation) will be presenting scholarships to 32 recipients at the annual joint scholarship awards ceremony.

Dr Lee Boon Yang, Chairman of SPH and SPH Foundation, will be the Guest-of-Honour.

The scholarships to be presented are:

i) SPH Journalism Scholarships
ii) SPH Scholarships for Children of Serving SPH Employees and Newspaper Vendors
iii) SPH Foundation Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarships

Event details
Date : Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Time : 2.30 pm
Venue : SPH News Centre Auditorium

2.30 PM Arrival of Chairman
2.30 PM Introduction by Emcees
2.40 PM Speech by Chairman
2.50 PM Sharing by Emcees
2.55 PM Flash presentation
3.00 PM Awards presentation - SPH Journalism Scholarship
3.05 PM Awards presentation - Lim Kim San Memorial Scholarship
3.15PM Awards presentation - SPH Scholarship for Children of Employees and Newspaper Vendors
3.25 PM Speech by Mr Martin Edgar Li (Present LKS Memorial Scholarship recipient)
3.30 PM Speech by Mr Nicolette Ng (Past LKS Memorial Scholarship recipient)
3.35 PM Speech & Dance by Ms Nurmaisarah (New SPH In-house Scholar)
3.45 PM Performance by SPH Journalism Scholars
4.00 PM Token of appreciation by scholars to their parents
4.05 PM Photo taking
4.15 PM Reception

Your journalist is invited to cover this event.

The designated photographer for the event (2.30 pm to 4.15 pm) is from Lianhe Zaobao.

Other photographers will be allowed entry from 4.15pm onwards.

Please contact the following for your RSVP by Monday 24 July 2017, 3.00 pm.

Yeo Siew Chi (Mr)
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: (65) 6319 1586
HP : 9749 5105

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

The English/Malay/Tamil Media group comprises the print and digital operations of The Straits Times, The Business Times, The New Paper, Berita Harian and their respective student publications. It also includes subsidiaries Tamil Murasu Ltd, which publishes Tamil Murasu and tabla!; book publishing arm Straits Times Press; SPH Data Services, which licenses the use of the Straits Times Index in partnership with the Singapore Exchange and FTSE-Russell Ltd; financial data company ShareInvestor; the two English stations of SPH Radio - Kiss92 and ONE FM 91.3 and SPH Golf (including SPH Pacom Ltd).

The Chinese Media group publishes three Chinese newspapers in print and digital format - Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News; four student weeklies - zbCOMMA, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up Junior and Thumbs Up Little Junior, and ZBBZ Newsgazine. It also operates SPH Radio's Chinese radio station, UFM100.3, and Focus Publishing, which produces a range of books and magazines including U-Weekly.

SPH's other digital media initiatives include AsiaOne, Stomp, and

On an average day, 2.5 million* individuals or 59 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications in print copies or one of our digital platforms.

(* Nielsen Media Index 2016, Monday-Sunday, read any SPH newspapers in print or digital format)

SPH Magazines, SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles and has various online sites, like, and in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. It has also invested in digital newsstand Magzter.

SPH also provides out-of-home (OOH) advertising options where it manages large format digital screens and static billboards at key locations in the Central Business District, Orchard Road, City Fringe as well as major heartland hubs.

SPH Buzz is a modern retail convenience chain with a network of stores around the island.

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.

SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established to invest in a portfolio of income-producing real estate primarily for retail purposes. SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall in the centre of Clementi town.

The Seletar Mall, located in Sengkang, is SPH's latest retail development. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.

Other Businesses

Online Classifieds
SPH’s online classifieds include the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs, FastJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds,Trezo), sgCarMart and StreetSine.

SPH's regional joint venture online classifieds business has a number of leading online classifieds sites in the region.

Events and Exhibitions
Sphere Exhibits, Sphere Conferences, Exhibits Inc and Bizlink Exhibition Services organise innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region.

SPH owns Orange Valley which operates nursing homes.

SPH has a 22 per cent stake in preschool and enrichment provider MindChamps.

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