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Ideas to freshen up your home with CATS Classified Beautiful Homes 2013

Singapore, 25 September - Readers of The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao stand a chance to win $10,000 from the Beautiful Homes grand draw on 20 December. Organised by Singapore Press Holdings' (SPH) CATS Classified, Beautiful Homes is an annual series of special home-furnishing and renovation features that gather a comprehensive range of products and services that existing and potential home owners will find fresh, useful and exciting.

Running from 27 September to 14 December, this year’s edition involves more than 200 participating outlets which include household names like 3M Technologies, AZ e-lite, Cheng Hock Guan, Doctor Doors Gallery, EZ Living, Fabrik, Joven Electric,, The Mattress Centre, Mitsubishi Electric, Mode Studio, Sim Siang Choon, Spin, and many more. 

Readers who spend $50 or more at participating outlets during this period will be eligible for three lucky draws, with a total of $16,000 worth of prizes to be won. Two draws will be held during the promotion period, followed by a grand draw.

Details of lucky draws: 

Draw 125 October, 2013

Draw 222 November, 2013
(3 winners per draw – each winner will get a Mitsubishi air-conditioning set worth $1,000) 

Grand Draw20 December, 2013 ($10,000 cash)

The winner of the $10,000 cash can spend the prize money at any of Beautiful Homes 2013 participating outlets. There will also be contests for readers and shoppers too – with exciting prizes from 3M Technologies and ceiling fans from Spin to be won. 

Beautiful Homes will be published in CATS Classified section of The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao on the following dates.

The Straits Times: 27 Sep, 11 & 25 Oct, 8 & 22 Nov6 Dec

Lianhe Zaobao: 5 & 19 Oct, 2, 16 & 30 Nov, 14 Dec 

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

For more information, please contact:
Belinda Wan (Ms) 
Communications Manager
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified, Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 5984

HP: 9740 0979

Kim Soo Nan (Mr)
Head, Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified, Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 5978
HP: 9827 0148

Deror Wong (Mr)
Senior Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1226
HP: 9848 6934

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 
SPH has 19 titles licensed under the Newspaper Printing and Presses Act, of which nine are daily newspapers across 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 300 million page views with 20 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 UnionWorks Pte Ltd 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 REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established principally to invest, directly or indirectly, in a portfolio of income-producing real estate which is used primarily for retail purposes in Asia-Pacific, as well as real estate-related assets. SPH REIT is managed by SPH REIT Management Pte. Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

The initial portfolio of SPH REIT comprises the following two high quality and well located commercial properties in Singapore:

      · Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property, well known for its upscale mall housing many luxury brands, located in the heart of Orchard Road; and
      · The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall located in the centre of Clementi town, an established residential estate in the west of Singapore. 

The Seletar Mall is SPH's latest retail development and is expected to open at the end of 2014. 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. 

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