Singapore, December 6, 2005 - ChildAid, the charity concert organised by The Straits Times and The Business Times, has raised $335,000 for the two charities, The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund and The Business Times Budding Artists Fund.
Sale of tickets for the Dec 8 performance, as of today, are nearly sold out. Fewer than 30 tickets for the show, priced at $25, $15 and $10, are available through SISTIC. (The show on Dec 7 is for corporate sponsors only.)
We would like to invite you and your photographer to attend the gala concert on Dec 7.
Venue: University Cultural Centre Hall, National University of Singapore
Guest-of-Honour President Nathan arrives at UCC at 7.30pm, where he will be welcomed by SPH Chairman Dr Tony Tan.
The key sponsors of ChildAid are:
Gold sponsors ($50,000 and above)
Silver sponsors ($30,000 to $49,999)
Bronze sponsors ($10,000 to $29,999)
To RSVP your attendance, please contact:
Tel: 6319 5097
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Main board listed Singapore Press Holdings Limited is the leading media company in Singapore, in the print, Internet and broadcasting platforms. It publishes 13 newspapers in the four official languages and about 80 magazine titles. Everyday, 2.8 million individuals, or 88 per cent of the people above 15 years old, read one of the SPH publications. Its Internet Business Unit manages the online editions of SPH’s major newspapers and magazines, which together enjoy over 300 million pageviews a month. SPH also owns a 20% stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, and a 40% stake in MediaCorp Press Pte Ltd, which publishes free newspaper Today. SPH operates two entertainment radio channels, UFM 100.3 FM in Chinese and WKRZ 91.3 FM in English, under a joint venture company UnionWorks with NTUC Media, and owns an 80% stake in SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore´s largest LED network media company.