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Singapore Entertainment Awards 2010 to be telecast on StarHub Cable TV

Singapore, 13 March 2010 --- Singapore Entertainment Awards (SEA) 2010 will be telecast on StarHub Cable TV for the first time. The celebration concert cum award presentation this evening will be telecast on StarHub Channel 56 (E-City) on 2 April at 7pm and 3 April at 12.30am.

Over 7 million international viewers from Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Taiwan, China, Australia, and as far as Canada and United States will be able to catch the delayed telecast on TVB 8 from 12 April, as well as WOW TV (www.wowtv.com), a home-grown media and Internet company under M2B World Asia Pacific, from 9 April."Live" snippets of the concert will also be uploaded on omy.sg.

Jointly organised by Singapore Press Holdings' Chinese media including Lianhe Wanbao, Radio 100.3, omy.sg and UW (U-Weekly), the SEA celebration concert cum award presentation will be held this evening at The Float@ Marina Bay. The winners of the "Most Popular" and "Best of" categories were announced earlier.

In addition, a panel of local and international judges comprising SPH journalists and foreign media industry experts, has also picked the winners of the five most prestigious awards of the night, namely Outstanding Achievement Award (Local Movies), Outstanding Achievement Award (Local Music), Asian New Generation Artiste, New Generation Artiste of the Year and Artiste of the Year. The complete list of winners is attached in Appendix 1.

Making their appearance at the star-studded event tonight are some of the biggest names in the Singapore and Asian entertainment industry. They include SHINee (Korea), Eason Chan and Moses Chan (Hongkong); Yoga Lin, Rachel Liang Wen Yin and Mark Chao (Taiwan); JJ Lin, Tanya Chua, A-Do, Chen Weilian and Olivia Ong (Singapore). The complete list of artistes and names of judges are attached in Appendix 2 and 3.

Tickets to the concert are completely sold out.

SEA is co-organised by my paper and supported by SPH print, online and outdoor media including Lianhe Zaobao, Shin Min Daily News, SPH MediaBoxOffice and The Straits Times Razor TV. The other major partners are Hush Puppies (Official Footwear), StarHub (Official TV), Mandarin Oriental Singapore (Official Hotel) and Jeric Salon (Official Hair), The Face Shop (Official Make-up), Yellowglen, Rosemount and Crown (Official Wine / Beer), TVB 8 and WOW TV (Broadcast Partners) with special thanks to the Singapore Sports Council.

This year's event is specially supported by the Media Development Authority (MDA), with the objective of gaining local and regional exposure for Singapore and offering a performing platform for Singapore's young and emerging talents in the media industry. For more information, visit sgeawards.omy.sg.



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For more information, please contact:

Ms Wong Ching Yee
Brand & Communications Manager
Product Branding & Promotions, Marketing
Tel: 6319 1274
Email:
chingyee@sph.com.sg

Mr Francis Mah
Manager
Corporate Communications
Tel: 6319 1028
Email:
mahys@sph.com.sg

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009. It is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers and Magazines
In Singapore, SPH publishes 17 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 3 million individuals or 79 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.

Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 225 million pageviews with 14 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; local search and directory engine, rednano.sg; Stomp (Straits Times Online Mobile Print), a portal that connects, engages and interacts with readers on the Web and via mobile phone messaging; omy, a bilingual news and interactive portal and The Straits Times RazorTV, a free access interactive webcast service offering live chat shows and video-on-demand clips.

Broadcasting
SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, 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 Mandarin and 91.3FM in English.

Outdoor Advertising
In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest outdoor motion display advertising network media company.

Properties
SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, is also developing a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.