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The Straits Times

The Straits Times is one of the region's oldest English-language daily newspapers. It is the flagship publication of the publicly-listed Singapore Press Holdings group.

First published on July 15, 1845, The Straits Times is the most widely read newspaper in Singapore. The Sunday Times, which is produced by the same team of journalists, has a circulation of 365,800 and a readership of 1.43 million.

The Straits Times strives to be an authoritative provider of news and views, with special focus on Singapore and the Asian region. It has nine bureaus in Asia and a worldwide network of other contributors.

Our Editors

Patrick Daniel
Warren Fernandez
Deputy Editor
Alan John & Zuraidah Ibrahim
Digital Media Editor (EMND)
Felix Soh
Associate Editors
Ivan Fernandez & Janadas Devan
Political Editor
Warren Fernandez
News Editors
Sumiko Tan & Ignatius Low
Foreign Editor
Ravi Vellor
Money Editor
Lee Su Shyan
Sports Editor
Marc Lim
Forum Editor
Yap Koon Hong
Life! Editor
Helen Chia
Picture Editor
Stephanie Yeow Editor
Eugene Leow
Contact Us

Our Foreign Bureaus

Jakarta, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Hongkong, Taipei, Beijing, Tokyo, Brussels, New Delhi, Washington DC

Corporate Information

Head Office
1000 Toa Payoh North
News Centre
Singapore 318994
Tel: (65) 6319 6319
Fax: (65) 6319 8282

Newspaper Printing Office
2 Jurong Port Road
SPH Print Centre
Singapore 619088

Circulation, SPH Magazines and Tamil Murasu Office
82 Genting Lane
Singapore 349567


Why can't I find the Classifieds and Recruit sections online? does not carry these two sections. You may like to visit ST701 for jobs and online classifieds.

How can I change the font size in my browser?
Hold down Ctrl and type "+" or "-" to change the font size. Hold down Ctrl and "0" to return to the default size.


How can I subscribe to home delivery?
You can subscribe to home delivery of The Straits Times by clicking here or calling + 65 6388-3838.

How can I suspend home delivery while on vacation?
Please call + 65 6388-3838.

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What should I do if I forget my password?
When prompted to log in, click on the "Forgot password" link


How do I print a story?
1. On the story page, look for a Print icon on the left.
2. Click on it and it will take you to a print-friendly version.
3. Click on "Print this" on the top right-hand corner. Alternatively, select "File" on your browser tool bar and click "Print."

Where can I find old Straits Times stories?
For stories published less than 7 days ago, visit and scroll to the bottom. Under ARCHIVE, select which day's news you want to view. If the story you are searching for was published more than 7 days ago, please visit Newslink for assistance.

How do I read the full stories on
Some breaking news stories on are truncated. To read the full story, you have to be a subscriber. Subscription gives you access to full stories in print and online, as well as access to our 7-day archive. Click here to subscribe.


How do I advertise on
For display advertisements on, please contact Mr Willy Tan at (65) 6319 8861 or email him at

For other advertisement enquiries, please click here

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Circulation Dept

Mon to Fri: 8.45am to 5.15pm
Sat: 8.45am to 12.15pm
Tel: (65) 6388-3838


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Subscription Queries

Telephone Numbers


Tel: (65) 1-800-828-2828


Web Team

Tel: (65) 6319 5095, Fax: (65) 6319 8289


Picture Desk

Tel: (65) 6319 5328, Fax: (65) 6319 8271


Forum Desk

Tel: (65) 6319 5454, Fax: (65) 6319 8289


Please include:
• your full name as it appears in your IC
• your address
• your contact number


Foreign Desk

Tel: (65) 6319 5745, Fax: (65) 6319 8274


East Asia Desk

Tel: (65) 6319 6130, Fax: (65) 6319 8274


Money Desk

Tel: (65) 6319 5471, Fax: (65) 6319 8262


Life! Desk

Tel: (65) 6319 5416, Fax: (65) 6319 8276


Art Department

Tel: (65) 6319 5400, Fax: (65) 6319 8272


Sports Desk

Tel: (65) 6319 5376, Fax: (65) 6319 5376


Digital Life

Tel: (65) 6319 2199, E-mail:


Sports Results

Tel: 1-900-912-0012 (Local calls only)


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