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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


Editor-in-Chief (EMND)
Patrick Daniel
Editor at large
Han Fook Kwang
The Straits Times Editor
Warren Fernandez
Deputy Editor
Zuraidah Ibrahim
Deputy Editor
Alan John
Associate Editor (Digital)
Sumiko Tan
Associate Editor (Life!)
Helen Chia
Associate Editor
Rahul Pathak
Associate Editor
Ivan Fernandez
Managing Editor
Ignatius Low
Night Editor
Lim Chuan Huat
News Editor
Peh Shing Huei
Political Editor
Paul Jacob
Foreign Editor
Ravi Velloor
Associate Foreign Editor
Audrey Quek
Opinion Editor
Chua Mui Hoong
Associate Opinion Editor
Lydia Lim
Money Editor
Lee Su Shyan
Sports Editor
Marc Lim Editor
Eugene Leow
Forum Editor
Jack Hee
Photo Editor
Stephanie Yeow
Art Editor
Peter Williams
Contact Us
General Hotline
(65) 6316-6319
(65) 6388-3838

Corporate Information

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



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?
You may activate this request via two self-help options with four (4) working days notice:
(i) via our webpage
(ii) via our Interactive Voice Response system at 6388 3838 (press 1 for English / Press 2 for Chinese, followed by Press 1 for Newspapers and Press 2 for Temporary stop of newspapers delivery)

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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: 8am to 6pm
Sat/Sun: 8am to 12pm
Closed on public holidays
Tel: (65) 6388-3838


Online Subscription


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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