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CATS powers up and gives away $10,000 in cash!

Follow the clues and stand a chance to win this attractive cash prize
 
Singapore, 14 October 2011 – As part of its marketing campaign to hype up the CATS Powers Up product improvement exercise, Singapore Press Holdings' CATS Classified will be organising a launch event to celebrate CATS Classified's new look on 22 October, Saturday. During this event, a contest comprising stage activities will also be held, with the winner bagging the coveted $10,000 cash.
 
While this seems rather straightforward, the catch is that the event details for the launch event, i.e. time, date and venue have not been publicly announced. What readers have to do is to keep a lookout for the half-page CATS Classified advertisements containing a QR code. Readers who scan this QR code with their smart phones will be directed to a series of online, flash-mob videos containing clues that will eventually lead them to the right date, time and venue to participate in the event. (Please see Annex for the QR code and instructions on how to use it.)
 
Readers may also view the flash mob videos on the following platforms:
 
(i) The CATS Powers Up Facebook page (www.facebook.com/CATSPowersUp)
 
(ii) CATS.com.sg (www.cats.com.sg/powersup)
 
(iii) YouTube
 
Two videos have already been posted online, and the next two videos will be posted on 15 and 19 October respectively.
 
Readers who turn up on the event day will be required to bring cut-out draw coupons which will be published in CATS Classified from 19 October onwards. These coupons will then be dropped into a lucky draw box where ten lucky readers will then be picked to vie for the $10,000 grand prize. 
 
Annex 
 
QR code:
 
 
1. Turn on 3G and download QR code reader onto smart phone.
2. Scan the QR code and watch our flash-mob videos.
3. Each video will divulge a clue pertaining to event date, time and venue respectively.
4. Get all the clues from all four videos.
5. Cut out lucky draw coupons published in CATS Classified from 19 October onwards, and turn up for the event.
 
 

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Regn. No. 198402868E
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Wong Wei Chen (Mr)
Communications Manager
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified
Singapore Press Holdings
Tel: 6319 5909
Hp: 9220 3780
 
Diana Lee (Ms)
Assistant Vice President
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified
Singapore Press Holdings
Tel: 6319 5978
 
Gary Yeo (Mr)
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1225
 
 
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. Every day, 3 million individuals or 77 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 265 million page views with 18 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; Stomp, omy.sg, and The Straits Times RazorTV.
 
Broadcasting
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. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Chinese and 91.3FM in English.
 
Events and Outdoor Advertising
SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.
 
Properties
SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its latest 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.