Press Release 2007

RM10,000 "Ang Pow" from UOB Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 13 February 2007 - Luck and prosperity has definitely arrived early to one of UOB Malaysia's customer in 2007 this Chinese New Year. Today, United Overseas Bank (M) Bhd [UOB Malaysia] presented an "ang pow" worth RM10,000 to one of our loyal UOB credit cardmembers.

Mr Chuah Soon An, the grand prize winner of our "Congratulatory Message Contest", won the RM10,000 with his best congratulatory message to UOB Malaysia on the happy occasion of the opening of five new branches in Malaysia. "I'm elated when UOB called to inform me of my winning entry. This is definitely the best way to usher in this Chinese New Year. I'm really fortunate to win as I only submitted 1 entry for this contest. Thanks to UOB, my family and I will be having a brighter start this year," said Mr Chuah.

Mr Chuah's winning message to UOB Malaysia is, "Congratulations! UOB's expansion will strengthen your position as our Ultimate financial partner, Original ideas innovator, Best service provider." This contest was organised in conjunction with UOB Malaysia's official opening of five new branches in Jalan Sultan Ismail (Kuala Lumpur), Kepong, Kota Damansara, Sibu (Sarawak) and Jalan Bakri, Muar (Johor).

Mr Chuah received his "ang pow" from Mr Chan Kok Seong, Director and Chief Executive Officer, UOB Malaysia in our Main Branch in Kuala Lumpur. "We are overwhelmed by the number of entries we received from our supportive customers. This is a testament to our presence in Malaysia and we are proud to expand our network to bring our products and services closer to our valued customers. We would like to wish all our Chinese customers a very Happy and Prosperous Chinese New Year," said Mr Chan.

This contest ran from 13 November to 31 December 2006 and was open to all UOB Malaysia's customers. Customers just need to submit a creative congratulatory message to stand a chance to win. Besides the grand prize of RM10,000, there were 20 consolation prizes of petrol vouchers worth RM500 for each winner.

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