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SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDINGS LIMITED

Notice Of Substantial Shareholder's Interest



PART I

1. Date of notice to issuer: 23/09/2004
2. Name of Substantial Shareholder: Silchester International Investors Limited

3. Please tick one or more appropriate box(es):

x
a New Substantial Shareholder's Interest. [Please complete Parts II and IV]

PART II

1. Date of change of interest: 21/07/2004
2. Name of Registered Holder: Direct Shareholdings :
DBS Nominees Limited

Deemed Shareholdings :
1) DBS Nominees Limited
2) UOB Nominees Limited
3. Circumstance(s) giving rise to the interest or change in interest: Others
Please specify details: Direct Shareholdings: N/A

Deemed Shareholdings:
Buy in Open Market by Sanderson Asset Management Limited

4. Information relating to shares held in the name of the Registered Holder: -

No. of sharesheld before the change: 78,057,812
As a percentage of issued share capital: 4.984
No. of shareswhich are the subject of this notice: 275,000
As a percentage of issued share capital: 0.017
Amount of consideration (excluding brokerage and stamp duties) per share paid or received: $4.3724
No. of sharesheld after the change: 78,332,812
As a percentage of issued share capital: 5.001


PART III


1. Date of change of interest:  
2. The change in the percentage level: From % to %
3. Circumstance(s) giving rise to the interest or change in interest:  
4. A statement of whether the change in the percentage level is the result of a transaction or a series of transactions.




PART IV

1. Holdings of Substantial Shareholder, including direct and deemed interest: -

-
Direct
Deemed
No. of sharesheld before change:
74,443,000
3,614,812
% of issued share capital:
4.753
0.231
-
No. of sharesheld after change:
74,443,000
3,889,812
% of issued share capital:
4.753
0.248


Notes:-
Direct Shareholdings:
Relates to shares held by local agent on behalf of Silchester International Investors Limited's ("Silchester's") clients.

Deemed Shareholdings:
Relates to shares held by local agent on behalf of Sanderson Asset Management Limited's ("Sanderson's") clients. Silchester does not possess any voting authority over these shares. Deemed shareholdings are being reported by virtue of Silchester's 49.9% equity ownership in Sanderson.

Submitted by Ginney Lim May Ling, Group Company Secretaryon 28/09/2004to the SGX