Singapore Press Holdings

I – Singapore Press Holding group’s presentation

Group’s profile

The Singapore Press Holding, a powerful media group in Singapore, was created in 1984 and has over nearly 4,000 employees, including a team of approximately 1,000 journalists. It was formed by the merger of three organizations: The Straits Times Press Group, Singapore News and publications Limited, and Times Publishing Berhad.

Singapore Press Holding is now one of Asia's leading media groups with more than 130 medias. It is particularly active in the press media: about fifteen newspapers and around a hundred magazines, both print and digital editions. Even though the press is its main medium, Singapore Press Holding also operates on the radio (5 stations), billboards, and other sites and online platforms.

The Group owns properties (shopping malls and/or Purpose-Built Student Accommodation) in Singapore, Australia, United Kingdom, and Germany.

It is also in the aged care sector in Singapore and Japan as owns Orange Valley: one of the largest nursing homes in Singapore.

Group values and objectives

The group is positioned around strong values that it puts into practice through the systems and services it offers.

 Their goal: "to be THE first media group in Asia to mobilize minds and enrich lives in multiple languages and on multiple platforms".


II - Powerful media of Singapore Press Holding

Media press: Main media of the group


Singapore Press Holding is clearly present in the press sector. It owns about fifteen newspapers in 4 languages:






Business Times / Weekend

The New Paper

The Straits Times / The Sunday Times


Harper’s Bazaar Singapore

Home & Décor Singapore

The Singapore Women’s Weekly

The peak


Lianhe Wanbao

Lianhe Zaobao / Lianhe Zaobao Sunday

Shin Min Daily News

Thumbs Up / Junior / Little Junior



Berita Harian/ Minggu


Tamil Murasu


Singapore Press Holding reaches nearly 2,725 million readers with its print edition and nearly 4,305 million print and digital readers combined.

The Straits Times is the most widely read newspaper of all titles, with approximately 1.4 million print and digital readers**. This newspaper has been in Singapore for more than 170 years and is intended for all reader profiles. It is the daily partner of Singaporeans, demonstrating real editorial power and confidence in its readers.

The group also owns around a hundred magazines covering a wide range of subjects: lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, health, automotive, etc. It develops a 360 approach for each of its titles and publishes them in print and digital edition: website, application, social networks, etc., to give to its readers access to their reading material as they wish. Through all of its magazines, the group has an audience of 7.5 million people, including 500,000 digital readers, and covering more than 57 million page views in Asia.


Radio stations

Singapore Press Holding also owns 5 radio stations mainly reaching audiences between 35 and 50 years old. Each station deals with different subjects:



Money FM is the first and only radio station specialized in business and personal finance. They target 35-54 professionals in their mid or end of their careers.

English-speaking station 

One FM is a music station playing hits from the 80's to now. It targets forward-thinking professionals aged 40 and above.

English-speaking station

Kiss 92 FM is the first national radio station targeting women aged between 30 – 50, offering informative content for the modern, driven and savvy women.

English-speaking station


96.3 FM is a music station playing classical titles. It also deals with entertainment and information topics. It targets digital immigrants between the age of 45 to 54.

Mandarin-speaking station

UFM is also a mandarin music station.

It also deals with news and lifestyle topics and is mainly aimed at working professionals; targeting working professionals aged between 35 – 49 years old.

Mandarin-speaking station


Outdoor display

Singapore Press Holding also owns outdoor advertising networks in high-traffic media locations. The group offers LED screens, static screens, and event options to advertisers.

It has panels indoors: shopping centers, underground passages... as well as outdoors: pedestrian streets, façades of large hotels, skyscrapers... It covers a large zone and various places allowing advertisers to reach their audience.

This multitude of networks enables the group to reach all targets (affluent and early adopters, drivers and professionals, heartlanders, millennials…) and to adapt its networks according to the communication objectives of its various advertisers.

Digital sites and platforms

Among the sites and digital platforms of the Singapore Press Holding group, we can find digital adaptations of the group's print media such as The Straits Times, The Business Times, Lianhe Zaobao... But also job search platforms: ST Job, real estate platforms: ST Property...

They have nearly 23 million unique visitors and 360 million page views per month.

The majority of readers are professionals: businessmen, executives, managers, and influential decision-makers.

Advertisers are companies that include Fortune 500* wishing to reach a premium target, mainly aged 25 to 49, decision-makers, and with strong influence.


The Singapore Press Holding group, a powerful player in several media, enables advertisers to stand out and communicate via adapted and high-performance media and devices.

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 * Fortune 500 est un classement des 500 premières entreprises américaines selon leur chiffre d’affaire – Une liste publiée par le magazine Fortune

** Source: Nielsen Consumer & Media View Study (CMV) 2019

Written by Marine Collet

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