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SPH brings warmth to foreign workers ahead of Labour Day

Singapore, 24 April 2019 - In conjunction with Labour Day, volunteers from Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) will be distributing goodie bags and bento lunches to foreign workers working on The Woodleigh Residences, an integrated development by Kajima Development Pte Ltd and SPH, on 30 April 2019. More than 400 foreign workers who come from countries such as China, Bangladesh and India will be present at the event.

Each goodie bag contains cream crackers, canned soup, potato biscuits, sweets, soya milk, toothpaste, a recyclable tote bag, a T-shirt and other items, all of which were sponsored by SPH staff and departments.

Chin Soo Fang, Head of Corporate Communications and CSR, SPH, said: Foreign workers form a significant part of our workforce and help build the beautiful community that we live in. We appreciate the hard work that our foreign friends put in, and are happy to be able to use this opportunity to show our appreciation towards them."

The Woodleigh Residences is Singapore's only premium integrated development built with Japanese craftsmanship, located in the Bidadari estate.It will be launched on 11 May 2019.

This event is organised by SPH’s Corporate Communications & CSR Division and SPH Staff Volunteers Club.
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For more information, please contact:

Elaine Chrysta Tan 
Corporate Communications & CSR Executive
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd 
Tel:  6319 1613

Rebecca Chee 
Corporate Communications & CSR Senior Executive
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd 
Tel:  6319 1124

Debbie Tan
Corporate Communications & CSR Manager
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd 
DID: 6319 1586

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.  

SPH's core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions. It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media.

On the property front, SPH owns 70% in a real estate investment trust called SPH REIT which comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road, The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall and The Rail Mall, a stretch of shopping and dining outlets along Upper Bukit Timah Road. SPH REIT also holds 85% equity stake in Figtree Grove, a freehold sub-regional shopping centre in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. SPH owns and operates The Seletar Mall. It is developing a new commercial cum residential site at Woodleigh. It also has a stake in Chinatown Point and owns a portfolio of Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in the United Kingdom. 

It is in the aged care sector and owns Orange Valley, Singapore's largest private nursing home operator.

SPH runs a regional events arm and a chain of Buzz retail outlets. It also invested in the education business.

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