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VODAFONE McLAREN MERCEDES F1 Car Display at Paragon from 1 – 24 September 2008

Singapore, 22 August 2008 - VODAFONE McLAREN MERCEDES team´s 2008 Formula 1 car (MP4-23) will be on display at Paragon Atrium 2 from 1 – 14 September 2008 and Paragon Front Foyer from 15 – 24 September 2008.

14,000 hours have been put into the MP4-23 development project, combining the work of 150 different engineers of all disciplines into this grand masterpiece. This formidable Formula 1 car, driven by Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen, helped to propel the team to the top of the leader-board. The MP4-23, which was unveiled at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart on 7 January 2008, will meet its Singapore fans come September at Paragon, before and during the Singapore Grand Prix on 28 September 2008.

1 – 30 September 2008

Receive a Mercedes-Benz Motorsports Cap or Sling Pouch with a minimum of $300 spend in a single receipt at Paragon.

Shoppers can also take home a piece of the action by visiting the McLAREN MERCEDES merchandise store at Paragon Atrium 2 from 1 – 14 September 2008, where exclusive Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 merchandise and Mercedes Benz Motorsports collection are available.

Valid from 1 – 30 September 2008, while stocks last. Limited to one redemption per shopper per day Not valid for medical charges or bill payments. Redeemable at Paragon customer service counter, Level 1.

This promotion is jointly brought to you by Paragon and Cycle & Carriage.

For more information, please contact:

Ina Se
Manager, Advertising & Promotions
Orchard 290 Ltd
Tel: 6830 3812

Eileen Quay
Assistant Manager, Advertising & Promotions
Orchard 290 Ltd
Tel: 6830 3813

Laura Schleser-Low
Mercedes-Benz Singapore
Daimler South East Asia Pte. Ltd.
Tel : 6849 8582
Fax : 6849 8927
Email :

Sherlyn Yap
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
Tel: 6319 1226
H/P: 9177 0747

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

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 and its two flagship newspapers – The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao - have a history of over 160 and over 80 years respectively. Every day, 2.9 million individuals or 81 percent 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.

Beyond print, SPH has an extensive presence through its news portals and new media initiatives, covering mobile and outdoor advertising and information services; online marketplace for products, services and employment; online classifieds and search directories. SPH´s websites has a strong global following in 60 countries, with over 160 million page views and over 8 million unique visitors.

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.

Beyond the media business, 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 Road.

As an industry leader, SPH is an active corporate citizen, supporting and contributing to a wide range of community and charitable causes, ranging from education, arts and culture to conservation and sports.

About Daimler AG

Daimler AG, Stuttgart, with its businesses Mercedes--Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Daimler Financial Services, Mercedes--Benz Vans and Daimler Buses, is a globally leading producer of premium passenger cars and the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the world. The Daimler Financial Services division has a broad offering of financial services, including vehicle financing, leasing, insurance and fleet management. Daimler sells its products in nearly all the countries of the world and has production facilities on five continents. The company´s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, continued to make automotive history following their invention of the automobile in 1886. As an automotive pioneer, Daimler and its employees willingly accept an obligation to act responsibly towards society and the environment and to shape the future of safe and sustainable mobility with groundbreaking technologies and high-quality products. The current brand portfolio includes the world´s most valuable automobile brand, Mercedes--Benz, as well as smart, AMG, Maybach, Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star, Mitsubishi Fuso, Setra, Orion and Thomas Built Buses. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt, New York and Stuttgart (stock exchange abbreviation DAI). In 2007, the Group sold 2.1 million vehicles and employed a workforce of over 270,000 people; revenue totaled €99.4 billion and EBIT amounted to €8.7 billion. Daimler is an automotive Group with a commitment to excellence, and aims to achieve sustainable growth and industry-leading profitability.