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Take part in STProperty contest "So You Think You Know Singapore?"

STProperty wants to hear from members of the public who know of unique and interesting local road names

Singapore, 18 September 2012 – STProperty, Singapore Press Holdings' online property portal, has launched a nationwide contest involving unique and interesting road names found in Singapore. Titled “So You Think You Know Singapore?”, the contest encourages Singapore residents to capture photographs of peculiar road names they have come across and submit them on the contest website, www.STProperty.sg/contest.

Entries will be judged based on the uniqueness of the street name and the originality of the photograph’s accompanying caption. Participants who strike a creative pose in their photographs will have an increased chance of winning.

Thirteen entries will be shortlisted and posted on the contest website on 27 September to allow members of the public to vote for their favourite photographs.

The top three entries stand to win $6,888 in cash (1
st prize), a Canon EOS 60D camera worth $1,549 (2nd prize) and a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 worth $998 (3rd prize). Also up for grabs are ten consolation prizes of $100 Harvey Norman vouchers.

Those who vote for their favourite photographs will also be rewarded – 50 lucky voters stand to win a $20 Starbucks gift card each.

The deadline for submission of entries is 25 September, 2359 hours. The public will be invited to vote for their favourite photographs from 27 September to 4 October on the contest website.

Since its launch in mid-August, STProperty has amas
sed million* page views and attracted 1.3 million* visitors to the website every month, fast becoming the go-to portal for agents and property owners alike. Its up-to-date database of resources includes market trends and analyses, authoritative news on the property market from The Straits Times and The Business Times and buy-sell-rent guides – which equip users with information to help them make informed decisions. To cater to property buyers, the portal is also equipped with enhanced tools such as loan and affordability calculators.

(*Source: Nielsen NetRatings August 2012)

 

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

For more information, please contact:

Farihah Zainal
Advertising & Promotions Executive 
ST701
DID: 6319 1258
Email: 
nfarihah
@sph.com.sg

Gary Yeo 
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1225
Email: 
garyyeo@sph.com.sg




About STProperty

Since its arrival on the property scene in 2007, STProperty (previously ST701 Property) has quickly become the trusted website for real estate professionals and home-owners looking to buy, sell or rent property.

Conceptualised as a one-stop property services suite, our seamless platform works to effortlessly match agents and property owners for a smooth and hassle-free experience.

Backed by a comprehensive database of resources that are constantly updated, which includes authoritative news from major newspapers, property trends and insights, analysis reports from major agencies and enhanced tools such as loan and affordability calculators, STProperty remains committed in providing solutions for the property needs of our users.


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, 2.92 million individuals or 74 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 330 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. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times Weekend's iPad application. SPH's Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital platforms which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.

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 UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English.

Events and Out-of-Home 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.