28 September 2007, Singapore - On 29 September (Saturday), come on down to Orchard Road and witness the omy street march. Thirty models dressed in omy attire will be parading down the street from 2pm to 7pm, as part of the fringe activity for the launch of omy.sg – Singapore’s first bilingual web portal.
of the public are invited to take pictures of these omy models and MMS
them to 75858. The top five photo entries will win a digital camera
each. The number 75858 is omy’s SMS hotline for users to send their
news lead or photos to.
Launched on 25 September, omy.sg
is the latest news media venture by leading media group Singapore Press
Holdings (SPH). The bilingual news and interactive portal, while
providing the latest news and infotainment for web-savvy users, also
allows them to generate news content by becoming citizen journalists.
Ms Lee Kuan Fung, the interactive editor of omy, says, "We hope to increase public involvement with omy.sg through such activities as everyone can be involved in creating the news".
Besides the street march, other promotional activities are:
Lips in Sync 嘴星一族
- Users are invited to send in their own lip-sync videos to omy’s
Showtime section. Weekly winners who are selected will each win a mp3
player. The grand winner, determined by votes from omy
users, stand to walk away with the grand prize - a laptop.
Public Launch Event at VivoCity
- A full-day event will be held on 6 October for the public to experience the fun and excitement of omy
and to meet the omy
team. More details will be announced closer to the event.
Log on to www.omy.sg to find out more.
Invitation to the media:
We would like to invite your reporter and photographer to cover the event.
If you would like to cover the event, please contact Mr Alvin Lim at
9730-1792, 6319-2490 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. Special
arrangements can be made near Orchard Cineleisure at 3pm for photos of
the models to be taken.
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About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Newspapers and Magazines
Main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is the leading
media company in Singapore, delivering news and information through
print, Internet and broadcasting platforms. In Singapore, it publishes
14 newspapers in four languages. Every day, 2.7 million individuals or
83 percent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH’s news
publications. SPH also publishes over 90 magazine titles in Singapore
and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to
Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 110
million pageviews with 7 million unique visitors every month. Apart
from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH´s online and new media initiatives include
a revolutionary mobile advertising and information service, ZapCode;
recruitment and job search service, ST701; and STOMP (Straits Times
Online Mobile Print), a portal that connects, engages and interacts
with readers on the Web and via mobile phone messaging.
SPH has a 20 percent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which
operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, and a 40 percent
stake in MediaCorp Press Pte Ltd, which publishes the free newspaper,
Today. In the radio business, SPH has a 80 percent stake in SPH
UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3
FM in Mandarin and Radio 91.3 FM in English.
In addition, SPH has ventured into outdoor advertising through its
wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore´s
largest outdoor motion display advertising network media company, and a
35 percent stake in TOM Outdoor Media Group, a leading outdoor
advertising company in China.
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