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Couples pledge their love on Valentine's Day

Singapore, 13 February 2018 - Over 250 dedications sent by readers will be featured in the Valentine's Day Special in The New Paper and Lianhe Zaobao on 14 February

This includes a dedication from a loyal reader, Mr Sim Teng Yam, to his wife of 46 years. In his message, he thanked his wife for her loyalty and unwavering support. The couple have three grandchildren and are looking forward to their fourth one in July. 

Another reader, Mr Edmund Ng, pledged his love to his wife and his two children along with an endearing love message. 

This Valentine's Day Special has been organised annually for over 20 years, and was first known as Valentine's Lovelines. Every year, readers would make their paid Valentine's Day dedications through the Classifieds hotline of Singapore Press Holdings. 

Such declarations of love in print despite the proliferation of online media platforms reinforce the notion that newspapers convey a sense of permanency. They highlight how print media is still widely perceived to be an ideal platform for public announcements.

Besides getting their declarations in print, one lucky winner will also receive a 2-night Kuala Lumpur Cruise package for two in a Balcony Cabin on board Genting Dream, worth $1,118. In order to qualify for the lucky draw this year, readers had to place their ads by 12 February. The prize is sponsored by Dream Cruises. 

Attachments 

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Registration. No. 198402868E

For more information, please contact the following:

Eunice Tan (Ms)
Manager, Brand Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 5923

Rebecca Chee (Ms) 
Executive, Corporate Communications & CSR 
Singapore Press Holdings Limited 
DID: 6319 1124

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. 

SPH's core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions.  It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media. 

On the property front, SPH owns 70% in a real estate investment trust called SPH REIT which comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall. SPH also owns and operates The Seletar Mall.  It is developing a new commercial cum residential site at Woodleigh Road. It also has a stake in Chinatown Point.

It is in the aged care sector and owns Orange Valley, Singapore’s largest private nursing home operator. 

SPH runs a regional events arm and a chain of Buzz retail outlets.  It also invested in the education business.

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