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Something for everyone at Car-nival 2013!

Singapore, 24 June 2013 - Singapore’s biggest car mart event is back with nearly one hundred booths selling new and pre-owned cars, as well as other car-related products and services. Be it car buyers looking for economical compact cars, family-oriented buyers looking for sedans, executives looking for lavish marques, or motoring enthusiasts scouting for accessories to spruce up their ride, visitors to Singapore Press Holdings' (SPH) CATS Classified Car-nival 2013 will be spoilt for choice.

They will also get to witness the unveiling of the new SsangYong Stavic APV (All Purpose Vehicle) at the event. The 7/9-seater Stavic is designed to provide the flexibility of a recreational vehicle (RV), the styling of a sports utility vehicle (SUV), and the comfort of a luxury saloon.

Besides catering to those looking for cars and motoring equipment, there are also plenty of exciting and entertaining activities, including the first ever “Junior Speedster” Fastest Baby-Walker Race sponsored by Motorway. Parents of the fastest baby to complete eight metres in their “racers” will win a baby hamper worth $200, petrol vouchers worth $200 and a trophy. There will also be movie screenings for kids, game stalls and more to keep the whole family entertained.

CATS Classified will once again be running its Race Queen Pageant, where visitors can look forward to seeing ladies with svelte figures strutting down the catwalk and posing with two supercars. The winner will be crowned CATS Classified Car-nival Race Queen 2013 and will walk away with a cash prize of $3,000. In addition, the Race Queen who is crowned Miss Stamford Curvaceous will win a cash prize of $1,500. Visitors will be invited to vote for their favourite contestants and will stand to win great prizes. The CATS Car-nival Race Queen Pageant 2013 is sponsored by Stamford Tyres.

Buyers and visitors can look forward to attractive lucky draw prizes and gifts, including petrol vouchers worth more than $6,000 in the visitors’ draw, hourly buyers’ draw and grand draws. Freebies include popcorn, candy floss, potato crisps, and crackers.

Details of exhibitors, site maps and cut-out coupons for freebies can be found in a special feature in CATS Classified section of The Straits Times, The Sunday Times and Lianhe Zaobao on6 and 7 July 2013.

Media Invitation

We would like to invite your reporter and photographer/ camera crew to cover the event on 7 JulySunday. Details are as follows:

    CATS Classified Car-nival 2013

    Date: 7 July 2013 (Sunday)
    Time: 10am – 8pm
    Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 5

Please confirm your attendance with Deror Wong at 6319 1226 or Amanda Ng at 6319 5909 by 5 July 2013




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

For more information, please contact:

Amanda Ng (Ms)
Communications Executive
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified
Singapore Press Holdings
DID: 6319 5909

Kim Soo Nan (Mr)
Head, Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified
Singapore Press Holdings
DID: 6319 5978

Wong Ju Wai Deror (Mr)
Senior Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
DID: 6319 1226

About CATS Classified
CATS Classified is part of the Marketing Division of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. It offers the most comprehensive marketplace for products, services and employment through CATS Classified in The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao, Shin Min Daily News, CATS Klassified in Berita Harian & CATS Fastads in The New Paper.

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. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 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 270 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs

(STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp, and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.

In the radio business, SPH has a 92.9% per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. 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. 

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising
SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPH MediaBoxOffice.

SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its second 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. SPH‘s latest retail development project, The Seletar Mall, is slated for completion by end 2014.

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