The Straits Times

The Straits Times
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TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)SPH Media Trust
EditorWarren Fernandez[1]
Founded15 July 1845 (1845-07-15) (as The Straits Times and Singapore Journal of Commerce)
(64789 issues)
LanguageEnglish
Headquarters1000 Toa Payoh North, News Centre, Singapore, 318994
CountrySingapore
Circulation995,991 (As of August 2018)[2]
5,000 (Myanmar edition)[3]
2,500 (Brunei edition)[4]
OCLC number8572659
Websitewww.straitstimes.com

The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore and currently owned by SPH Media Trust (previously Singapore Press Holdings). The Sunday Times is its Sunday edition.[2] The newspaper was established on 15 July 1845 as The Straits Times and Singapore Journal of Commerce.[5][6] The Straits Times is considered a newspaper of record for Singapore.[7] The print and digital editions of The Straits Times and The Sunday Times have a daily average circulation of 364,134 and 364,849 respectively in 2017, as audited by Audit Bureau of Circulations Singapore.[8] Myanmar and Brunei editions are published, with newsprint circulations of 5,000 and 2,500 respectively.[3][4]

  1. ^ "Leadership change at The Straits Times". AsiaOne News. 30 November 2011. Archived from the original on 3 January 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b "The Straits Times / The Sunday Times (Singapore Press Holdings website)". Singapore Press Holdings. Archived from the original on 3 May 2019. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b "The Straits Times launches Myanmar edition". Singapore Press Holdings. 24 March 2014. Archived from the original on 30 June 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b "The Straits Times launches Brunei edition". Singapore Press Holdings. 24 March 2014. Archived from the original on 30 June 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Newspaper Article - Straits Times and Singapore Journal of Commerce". Newspapers.nl.sg. Archived from the original on 17 July 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  6. ^ "The Straits times and Singapore journal of commerce". Library of Congress. OCLC 133148436. Archived from the original on 26 September 2022. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  7. ^ Christopher, H. Sterling (2009). "A–C". Encyclopedia of Journalism. Vol. 1. SAGE Publishing. p. 108. ISBN 978-0761929574.
  8. ^ "Audit Bureau of Circulations Singapore". abcsingapore.org. Archived from the original on 6 August 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2019.

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