Top 10 Newspapers in Singapore


Newspapers are the most important aspect in daily lives of citizens of any country. In a technological hub like Singapore, where people from all corners of the world, come either for job or for education, newspapers stands as an important medium for knowing the happenings around the country.

Here's a list of the daily newspapers in Singapore:

1.My Paper (English and Chinese Language newspaper): It is published by the Singapore Press Holdings and is published on working days (Monday to Friday). It is also available via internet on its official website. On daily basis, around 300,000 copies of it are distributed among the customers. It was published in the year 2006 and is the first free Chinese language newspaper in Singapore.

2.The New Paper (English Language Newspaper):The New Paper is also published by the Singapore Press Holdings and is the second highest circulating English newspaper in Singapore. It was first published in the year 1988. It is basically published as a noon paper but owing to public demand since 2006 it is being published in the morning (7 am). It is in much demand among the readers in Singapore due to its notable news columns related to sports.



3.Thumbs Up (Chinese language Newspaper): It is a weekly Chinese language newspaper published for school children specifically by the Singapore Press Holdings. It was initiated in the year 1994. Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong inaugurated it in the 2000. It is seen that many of the schools in Singapore are subscribed to this newspaper for improving the Chinese language for Chinese students.

4.Today (English language Newspaper): Today was launched in the year 2000 by the Singapore Press Holdings. Since its inception, there has never been a setback for this newspaper. And currently it stands in the second position for being the most read newspaper in Singapore. It is mostly sought by those who want a quality content amidst their entire hectic schedule. The daily circulation of Today is around 300,000 copies.

5.Lianhe Zaobao (Chinese language Newspaper) : The newspaper name interprets as "Nanyang Sin-Chew United Morning Paper". It is one of the largest circulated newspapers of Singapore in Chinese language. It was first published by the Singapore Press Holdings in the year 1983, due to the merger of Nanyang Siang Pau and Sin Chew Jit Poh.

6.Business Times (English Language Newspaper): The Business Times is published by the Singapore Press Holdings and was started in the year 1976. It also has an online news service called Business Times Online.

7.Tamil Murasu (Tamil Language Newspaper): Tamil Murasu is a Singaporean Tamil newspaper and is one of the 16 newspapers of Singapore. Most importantly it is one and only Tamil newspaper in the country. It was launched in the year 1935 by Thamizhavel G. Sarangapani.

8.Berita Harian (Malay Language Newspaper): Berita Harian is the only Malay language newspaper in the country. It is published on seven working days (Monday- Saturday). It was first launched in the year 1957. It has a daily circulation of around 52,500.

9.ZbCOMMA (Chinese language newspaper) : ZbCOMMA is published by the Singapore Press Holdings in Chinese language. It was first launched in the year 1991 and the readers are comprised of school students.

10.The Straits Times (English Language Newspaper): The Straits Times is published by the Singapore Press Holdings in English language. It is the country's highest selling newspaper in the country. It also has a weekend publication called The Sunday Times. It has daily circulation of around 365,800.


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