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Christmas comes early for shoppers at Paragon

Singapore, 30 October 2008 - Shoppers can look forward to a host of rewards when they shop at Paragon this Christmas season. From 14 November to 26 December, the mall has lined up an exciting series of events and promotions for all.

Be serenaded by Christmas carols every Friday to Sunday at 3pm and 5pm at the Atrium 2 and Front Foyer starting 5 December. Christmas is also a time for remembering the less fortunate among us. For shoppers who are in the spirit of giving, they can proceed to the Charity Gift House at Atrium 2 to make a donation of $15. In return, they get to pick a gift of their choice from the Gift House. All nett proceeds go to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.

Children can look forward to full-filled weekends at Paragon. From 15 November to 21 December, Level 5 will be transformed into a kids´ world hub with various activities such as glitter tattoo, hair braiding, nail art and caricature drawing at 2pm and 4pm. Parents can also sign up their children for Paragon´s specially organised kid´s craft workshop, allowing their child to unleash their inner creativity. Simply present any Paragon Junior receipt and pay only $18 (U.P $25) to register. The workshop runs from 12pm to 7pm.

Exclusive Christmas rewards also await shoppers and tourists alike at the mall from 14 November to 26 November:

An Early Christmas Present
Receive $30 Paragon shopping vouchers when you charge a minimum of $400 in a single receipt to your Citibank Paragon Platinum MasterCard or World MasterCard Card. Other MasterCard Cardmembers will receive $20.

Limited to one redemption per cardmember per day, while stocks last. Bill payments are not eligible.

A Christmas Champagne Toast!
Exclusively for World MasterCard Cardmembers, redeem a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Vintage 2002 Champagne with a minimum of $1,200 charged in a single receipt.

Limited to the first 400 World MasterCard Cardmembers and one redemption per cardmember per day on a first-come-first-served basis, while stocks last. World MasterCard Cardmembers who redeem the champagne will not be entitled to redeem the $30 Paragon shopping vouchers and vice versa. Champagne voucher is redeemable at Paragon Customer Service Counter Level 1 and to be exchanged for a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Vintage 2002 at Bacchus (Paragon #B1-13). Not valid for bill payments.

Spectacular Lucky Draw
Stand to win one of your choice prizes worth over $20,000 when you spend a minimum of $150 at Paragon. Citibank Paragon Platinum MasterCard and World MasterCard Cardmembers will receive double chances of winning.

Limited to a maximum of 10 chances per shopper and maximum of 20 chances for Citibank Paragon Platinum MasterCard and World MasterCard Cardmembers.

A Glowing Christmas
Bring home a beautiful and elegant T-Lite holder at $15 with a minimum purchase of $150, while stocks last.

Wrap Your Gifts With Style
Get complimentary Christmas wrapping paper with every purchase of $150.

Limited to a maximum of 3 wrappers per shopper per day, while stocks last.

The Tourist Special
14 November 2008 – 2 January 2009

Receive a gorgeous Furla keyring when you spend a minimum of $600 in a single receipt. Present your same-day receipt and passport at Paragon Customer Service Counter for redemption (designs may vary). Limited to the first 300 tourists only, while stocks last.


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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

Sherlyn Yap
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1226

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 16 newspapers in four languages. 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.

Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 150 million pageviews with 9 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; 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 and The Straits Times RazorTV, a free access interactive webcast service offering live chat shows and video on demand clips.

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.

Outdoor Advertising
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 Road.

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About Orchard 290 Ltd

Orchard 290 Ltd is a subsidiary of SPH, who owns and manages Paragon and Paragon Medical - a 14-storey medical tower sitting atop the shopping podium.

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