ST+ news with benefits: Rewards for ST subscribers

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Reading is an excellent hobby now made easier with e-books and audio books.

You can indulge in a fantasy world or acquire new insights without lugging heavy physical books around.

And there is good news for subscribers of The Straits Times.

You can now enjoy 30 days of free access to the library of e-books and audio books at Storytel.

Storytel is one of the world's largest subscriber-based audio book and e-book streaming services, operating in over 20 countries and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Subscribers get unlimited access to 250,000 audio books and e-books across 18 categories, ranging from children's books and thrillers to fantasy, science fiction and personal development.

Some popular titles to check out include My Double Life by Ashley Chan with Gerrie Lim, The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey, and The Best I Could by Subhas Anandan.

You can save your book offline, so you do not need an Internet connection to read it.

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Get 50% discount off second set lunch

Hinode Izakaya & Bar serves an extensive selection of Japanese dishes.

You will be able to eat classics such as sashimi, kushi yaki (grilled skewers of meat and vegetables), tempura and donburi.

And for subscribers of The Straits Times, order any set lunch from now till July 31 and the restaurant will give you a 50 per cent discount off the second set lunch (of the same price or lower).

This is valid from Monday to Thursday, and there are many set lunches to choose from.

Recommended ones include the Saba Shioyaki ($12.90), Curry Katsu Don ($16.90) and Bara Chirashi Don ($19.90).

Each set is served with a soup and salad.

Just remember to quote SPH Rewards when you place your order.

Hinode Izakaya & Bar is located at 14 Hamilton Road. Call 6293-3018 or go to

The Straits Times Loyalty Programme allows readers to enjoy a whole range of dining, shopping and leisure perks by just subscribing to The Straits Times. There are also lucky draw prizes to be won and discounts on exciting events.

  • Search for the SPH Rewards app and download it. Users with existing mySPH accounts can use the same user ID and password to log in to the app. Those who have yet to create an account can follow the simple steps to register for one.
  • Subscribers can get family members to download the app on their own devices and sign in using the same log-in details to benefit from the deals.


  • Open the Apple App Store for iPhone users or Google Play for Android phone users.
  • After logging in, simply flash the ST+ e-card in the application to enjoy benefits from various partners.

Readers who wish to subscribe to The Straits Times to enjoy the ST+ benefits can call 6388-3838, e-mail or go to

Advertisers who are keen to inquire about the ST+ Loyalty programme may e-mail

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 17, 2021, with the headline 'ST+ news with benefits: Rewards for ST subscribers'. Subscribe