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The New Paper New Face 2010 Grand Finals

Singapore, 4 October 2010 --- The New Paper New Face 2010 Grand Finals will be held this Thursday (7 October) at Takashimaya Square.

The New Paper (TNP) New Face has discovered fresh faces who went on to have successful careers in modelling and show business over the past 18 years. They include models Christabel Campbell and Nargis Musawwir, actress/model Jessica Tan
, Colleen Francisca who won Mrs Singapore World in 2008, and Miss Singapore Universe 2009 Rachel Kum.

Besides adding her name to this impressive list of past winners, the winner of the New Paper New Face 2010 will bring home the grand prize of $10,000 cash, while the 1st and 2nd runners-up will each win $5,000 and $3,000 cash respectively.

The twenty fresh-faced finalists will first have to impress the panel of judges. They are:

1. Ms Seto Nu-wen, Weekend Editor, The New Paper
2. Mr Glenn Tan, Executive Director, Tan Chong International
3. Ms Susanah Cheok, Group Editor, Lifestyle, Fashion & Beauty, SPH Magazines
4. Mr Michael Goh, Brand General Manager, M.A.C Cosmetics
5. Mr Addy Lee, Celebrity Hairstylist & Director, Monsoon Group
6. Ms Dawn Yeoh, Model-Singer-Actress & New Face 2003 finalist
7. Ms Sheila Sim, Singapore Top Model

Entertaining the guests at the Grand Finals will be didjeridoo player Stew Bhamrah and beatboxer Dharni who is currently ranked 5th in the world at the World Beatboxing Championship 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

Subsidiary Awards

A new subsidiary title - the
Miss Clinelle Happy Skin Award - has been added this year, making it a total of five subsidiary titles to be awarded. The New Paper Ms Popularity Award will be given to the finalist who received the most votes by TNP readers. The other three subsidiary awards are the Subaru Miss Vivacious Award, Miss Levi's Award, and the InnerShine Miss Beautiful Eyes Award.

The New Paper New Face 2010 is presented by Subaru Motorimage, and co-sponsored by Levi's, Clinelle and InnerShine.

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For more information, please contact:

Chok Huey Jiuan
Product Branding & Promotions
Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings
: 6319 1518

Adrian Cheong
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings
DID: 6319 2261

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009. It is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers and Magazines
In Singapore, SPH publishes 17 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 3 million individuals or 79 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.

Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 225 million pageviews with 15 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; local search and directory engine,; Stomp (Straits Times Online Mobile Print), a portal that connects, engages and interacts with readers on the Web and via mobile phone messaging;, a bilingual news and interactive portal and The Straits Times RazorTV, a free access interactive webcast service offering live chat shows and video-on-demand clips.

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 Mandarin 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.

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, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium,
Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road. The Clementi Mall, SPH's latest retail mall, will be operational in 2011.