Singapore, January 19, 2006 - No Sweat, the Guide to Good English and Greater Knowledge, hits the bookstores today!
Now into its second edition, No Sweat is a compilation of some of the best articles in The Straits Times, together with worksheets and instructional material. The publication is targeted at upper secondary and junior college students. The first edition was distributed to junior college students last year as part of a Singapore Press Holdings Foundation of Singapore community project.
Supervising editor (Home) Bertha Henson who supervised the publication said, "We decided to make No Sweat available to more people because we believe it is a useful tool to understand current affairs and to showcase good newspaper writing."
Retailing at $9.90, the books are available at Borders, Kinokuniya (Liang Court, Bugis Junction, Ngee Ann City), MPH (Parkway Parade, Robinson Road, Novena Square), Times The Bookshop (Centrepoint, Plaza Singapura, Tampines Mall, Suntec City, Jelita, OUB Centre) & all Popular Book Company stores.
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Straits Times Editorial Projects & Branding
Tel: 6319 5204
About Singapore Press Holdings
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 more than 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 sheet Today. SPH has a 50% stake in UnionWorks which operates two entertainment radio channels, UFM 100.3 FM in Chinese and WKRZ 91.3 FM in English, and owns an 80% stake in SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore´s largest LED network media company.