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New FTSE ST Catalist Index to go live on 22 June 2009
18 June 2009 – Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Singapore Exchange Limited
(SGX) and FTSE Group (FTSE) extend the coverage of the Singapore market under
its partnership arrangement with the launch of the new FTSE ST Catalist Index on 22
June 2009.

The FTSE ST Catalist Index will start with 35 Catalist sponsored companies (listed in
Annex 1) that meet the eligibility criteria as at 27 February 2009.

All IPOs and companies transitioned to sponsor status will be added at the next
semi-annual review which occurs in March and September.

To facilitate historical analysis of the index, backcast values of the FTSE ST Catalist
Index have been calculated, with the index beginning at 1000 since 19 September

The real-time, intra-day values of the index will be displayed alongside the STI and
other FTSE ST indices at the following websites:

SGX Catalist

FTSE will distribute the new index in real-time to distributors globally via its Global
Distribution System, and will also display the end-of-day index values on its website
at Details of the eligibility criteria and Ground Rules for the
FTSE ST Catalist Index can also be found on the FTSE website.

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Annex 1

Starting Constituents of the FTSE ST Catalist Index (35 constituents)

      1   Adventus Holdings Limited          19 Japan Foods Holding Ltd
      2   Armarda Group Limited              20 Lasseters International Holdings
      3   Artivision Technologies Ltd        21 Mencast Holdings Ltd
      4   Asia-Pacific Strategic             22 Metax Engineering Corporation
          Investments Limited                   Limited
      5   C20 Holdings Limited               23 Multistar Holdings Limited
      6   CarrierNet Global Ltd              24 New Wave Holdings Ltd
      7   Chasen Holdings Limited            25 Novena Holdings Limited
      8   China EnerSave Limited             26 Oculus Limited
      9  Communication Design                27 Qualitas Medical Group Limited
         International Limited
      10 CPH Ltd                             28 Select Group Limited
      11 Craft Print International Limited   29 St. James Holdings Limited
      12 Enzer Corporation Limited           30 Sunlight Group Hldg Ltd
      13 Equation Corp Limited               31 Superior Fastening Technology
      14 Ezion Holdings Limited              32 Top Global Limited
      15 FM Holdings Limited                 33 Tritech Group Ltd
      16 Healthway Medical Corporation       34 Vashion Group Ltd
      17 Infinio Group Limited               35 Westminster Travel Limited
      18 Jade Technologies Holdings Ltd

Media contacts:

Chin Soo Fang
Corporate Communications
Tel: +65 6319 1216

Magdalyn Liew
Corporate Communications
Tel: +65 6236 8157

Meredith Blakemore or Emily Mok
Tel: +852 2230 5800

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Jointly issued by:
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
Co. Regn. No: 198402868E

Singapore Exchange Limited
Co. Regn. No: 199904940D

FTSE International Limited
Co. Regn. No: 03108236

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media
organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms. It
publishes 17 newspaper titles in four languages and over 100 magazine titles in Singapore
and the region. Every day, 2.9 million individuals or 79 percent of people above 15 years old,
read one of SPH’s news publications. SPH’s internet editions of its major newspapers enjoy
over 150 million page views with 9 million unique visitors each month. Other new media
initiatives include AsiaOne, omy,, ST701, STOMP and The Straits Times
RazorTV. SPH has also ventured into broadcasting, outdoor advertising and properties.

For more information, please visit

About Singapore Exchange Limited

Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) was inaugurated on 1 December 1999, following the merger
of two established and well-respected financial institutions - the Stock Exchange of
Singapore (SES) and the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX). SGX is
Asia-Pacific's first demutualised and integrated securities and derivatives exchange and is
listed on its own bourse. The exchange's stock is a component of benchmark indices such
as the MSCI Singapore's Free Index and the Straits Times Index (STI).

SGX aims to offer a highly trusted, comprehensive and efficient securities and derivatives
marketplace for raising capital, risk transfer, trading, clearing and settlement. SGX facilitates
the trading and clearing of commodity futures and over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives such
as forward freight agreements and oil swaps. Through strategic alliances and partnerships
with other exchanges around the world, SGX is firmly positioned as an Asian Gateway.

For more information, please visit SGX website:

SGX Catalist is a sponsor-supervised market for fast growing companies.               For more
information on Catalist, please visit:

About FTSE Group

FTSE Group (FTSE) is a world-leader in the creation and management of indexes. With
offices in Boston, Beijing, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Madrid, New York, Paris, San
Francisco, Sydney, Shanghai and Tokyo, FTSE works with investors in 77 countries globally.
It calculates and manages a comprehensive range of equity, fixed income, real estate and
investment strategy indices, on both a standard and custom basis. The company has
collaborative arrangements with a number of stock exchanges, trade bodies and asset class
specialists around the world.

FTSE indexes are used extensively by investors world-wide for investment analysis,
performance measurement, asset allocation, portfolio hedging and for creating a wide range
of index tracking funds.

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