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SPH launches The Straits Times News Tablet Package

Singapore, 19 December 2019 – Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) has launched The Straits Times (ST) News Tablet Package, offering subscribers a new digital experience to enjoy their favourite newspaper.

At an introductory offer of $24.90 per month with a two-year contract, readers will get a subscription to the e-newspaper and a Samsung Tab A 10.1” Wi-Fi tablet worth $398.

Each ST News Tablet is preloaded with a customised app which features an auto login and does not require a password after activation. It also downloads the latest e-newspaper in a Wi-Fi environment for the subscriber to read on the go, clip news articles and share with family and friends on social media. Each e-newspaper is archived for 14 days.

The early bird offer received an overwhelming response when the registration site went live last week (9 December).  

Mr Warren Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief of SPH's English/ Malay/ Tamil Media Group and ST Editor said: “The response to the launch of this ST News Tablet has been very heartening. We are grateful that so many of our readers see value in our content and are keen to find new ways to access and consume this. We will continue to innovate and find new ways to serve them, across all our products and platforms. We are working hard on this, and aiming to deliver some new enhancements next year, when ST marks its 175th anniversary.”

Readers can subscribe to the ST News Tablet package at or call 6388 3838 from Monday to Friday (8.30am – 6pm) and on Saturday and Sunday (8.30am – 12pm), excluding public holidays.

Co. Regn. No. 198402868E

For more information, please contact:

Candy Cao
Circulation Marketing
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 4039

Sofia Wang
Circulation Marketing
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1459

Andrew Lum
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1982


About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.  

SPH's core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions. It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media.

On the property front, SPH owns approximately 70% in a real estate investment trust called SPH REIT which comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road, The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall and The Rail Mall, a stretch of shopping and dining outlets along Upper Bukit Timah Road. In Australia, SPH REIT also holds an 85% equity stake in Figtree Grove Shopping Centre, a freehold sub-regional shopping centre in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, and a 50% stake in Westfield Marion Shopping Centre, the largest and only super regional shopping centre in Adelaide, South Australia. SPH owns and operates The Seletar Mall and is developing a new commercial cum residential site, The Woodleigh Residences and The Woodleigh Mall. It also owns a portfolio of Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in the United Kingdom. 

It is in the aged care sector and owns Orange Valley, one of Singapore's largest nursing homes.

SPH runs a regional events arm and a chain of Buzz retail outlets. It also invested in the education business.

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