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tabla! available at 7-Eleven outlets

Singapore, 11 December 2008 – From tomorrow, the free English weekly, tabla!, will be available at all 7-Eleven outlets in Singapore.

Readers can pick up a copy at any of 7-Eleven’s 431 outlets - including the 61 7-Eleven outlets at Shell petrol stations. They do not need to make any purchases to get the paper, which will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.

tabla!, which is targeted at the Indian disapora, is distributed every Friday to selected places. It can also be sent to homes and offices for a delivery fee of $28 for 52 issues. It is the 17th newspaper title in the Singapore Press Holdings stable and has been well received since its launch on 10 October this year.

The paper is currently available on Friday morning at selected offices and banks, restaurants, the Indian schools and airport lounges, among other places.

Online users and readers outside Singapore can also access an e-paper version of tabla! at available from noon on Fridays. The e-paper will also offer advertisers hyperlinks to their product websites.

To arrange for home delivery email your details to or call 6319-1800 (Mon to Friday, 9am to 6pm).

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Regn. No. 198402868E

For more information, please contact the following:

Yeo Siew Chi (Mr)
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
Tel: 6319 1586
H/P: 9749 5105

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 17 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 2.9 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 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; omy, 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, U and TV Mobile, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Pte Ltd, 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 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 per cent 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.