NWS Holdings launches "Serving Hong Kong, Sharing Prosperity" NWSH Photo Competition


(21 April 2006, Hong Kong) NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS Holdings” or the “Group”) launches the “Serving Hong Kong, Sharing Prosperity” NWSH Photo Competition, with the aims to promote the Group’s diversified businesses, reputable brand and commitment towards serving the community with excellent service. Everyone is welcome to submit entries that capture the Group’s diversified businesses, which are closely tied to general public’s daily life.

Participants shall submit entries that feature NWS Holdings’ Service & Rental businesses in these categories: Facilities Rental, Contracting, Transport, Property Management, Security and Guarding and Other Services. Entries will be judged by its relevancy to theme, creativity and colour as well as photographic skill. The judging panel comprises representatives from NWS Holdings and professional photographers.

The competition is divided into Open Group and Student Group. A champion, a first runner-up, a second runner-up and 10 merits will be awarded in each group. Three Most Participative School Awards are set to encourage students’ participation. Open Group champion, first runner-up and second runner-up will receive cash prizes of HK$8,000, HK$5,000 and HK$3,000 respectively. Student Group champion, first runner-up and second runner-up will receive book coupons of HK$3,000, HK$2,000 and HK$1,000 respectively. Other prizes include food and beverage outlet gift certificate, round trip ferry tickets to Macau and bus models. The total value of prizes amount to nearly HK$80,000. The results will be announced in June while winners will be notified individually.

Participants should upload their entries to NWS Holdings website www.nwsh.com.hk or send by mail, together with an application form, to NWS Holdings Limited at 28/F New World Tower, 18 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong. Please specify “Serving Hong Kong, Sharing Prosperity” NWSH Photo Competition on the envelope. The competition will be closed on 26 May 2006. For details and rules, please visit NWS Holdings’ website. For enquiry, please call 2815 4320.

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This press release is also available on the Group’s website ( www.nws.com.hk).

NWS Holdings Limited

NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS Holdings”, Hong Kong stock code: 0659), the infrastructure and service flagship of New World Development Company Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 0017), embraces a diversified range of businesses in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Macau. Its Infrastructure portfolio includes Roads, Energy, Water and Ports projects. Its Service & Rental division comprises Facilities Rental (the management of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and ATL Logistics Centre), Contracting (Hip Hing Construction Group and NWS Engineering Group), Transport (New World First Bus, Citybus and New World First Ferry), etc.

For further information, please contact:

NWS Holdings Limited
Ms Maria Cheung
Senior Manager – Corporate Communication
Tel: (852) 2131 6251
Pager: (852) 7302 3499
E-mail: mariacheung@nws.com.hk