About Us

About Us

Sing Tao News Corporation Limited Profile

Sing Tao News Corporation Limited is a media company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 1105) with the vision of becoming a leading cross-media content and service provider for the global Chinese community. With the spirit of “Innovation for change, professionalism unchanged!” “Sing Tao” is committed to providing its readers with comprehensive, professional, and objective news reporting and services. The Group’s principal business includes media and media-related operations. Its traditional media include Chinese and English newspapers, free and paid newspapers, magazines, recruitment media, and book publishing. At the same time, the Group keeps up with market trends and is devoted to developing its online and mobile multimedia platforms to explore new reader markets and sources of revenue. With Hong Kong as its main market, the Group also has multiple overseas editions distributed in over 100 cities worldwide. Its business covers major cities in mainland China, the United States, Canada, Europe, and other countries, making it one of the largest Chinese international newspapers in terms of global distribution network. The Group has nearly 1,220 employees.

With a history of over 85 years, Sing Tao Daily was first published in Hong Kong in 1938 as the flagship newspaper. Over the years, the “Sing Tao” brand has gained recognition in the media market. The Group’s core media business currently includes the renowned Chinese international paid newspaper Sing Tao Daily, Headline Daily, the highest-circulation free newspaper in Hong Kong, The Standard, the only English-language free newspaper in Hong Kong, East Week, Caz Buyer, JobMarket, Smart Parents, Ohpama.com, and PCM, among others. Our team consists of seasoned journalists, industry experts, scholars, and experienced editors who adhere to the principles of objectivity, fairness, neutrality, and independence in reporting. “Sing Tao” enjoys high credibility in the market and is deeply trusted and supported by readers. The Group’s new media business extends globally, with its platform, “Sing Tao Headline” APP and “Sing Tao Headline” website, serving the Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and overseas markets, while the Sing Tao Global Web platform targets the Guangdong-Hong Kong- Macau Greater Bay Area, and mainland China market, aiming to provide users with diversified information and services.

While developing its business, the Group always recognises the support and trust given by society. As a socially responsible enterprise, “Sing Tao” is dedicated to bringing positive impact and creating shared value to the communities it serves, as well as contributing to education and nurturing the next generation. In 1976, the “Sing Tao Charitable Foundation” was established to provide financial support to those in need in the community, including scholarships and grants in education and assistance to individuals affected by sudden accidents or disasters. Additionally, the Group organises the “Sing Tao Inter-School Debating Competition” and the “Hong Kong-Macau Secondary School Debating Championship” regularly to train students’ bilingual abilities, debating skills, analytical thinking, and organisational capabilities. Since 1994, the Group has also organised the “Leader of the Year” award annually to recognise outstanding leaders and encourage the younger generation to emulate the example of award-winning leaders and contribute to the development of Hong Kong.

As “Sing Tao” enters its 86th year, we will continue to uphold the philosophy of fairness and justice in our news reporting. By adhering to the spirit of pragmatism and innovation, and by telling Hong Kong’s story in a vivid and positive way, the “Sing Tao” brand will be recognised and renowned worldwide.

Corporate History and Milestones

  • 2023

    The Sing Tao 85th Anniversary Roving Exhibition commenced on 26 February 2023,coinciding with the establishment of the Sing Tao Volunteer Team in the same year


    The Sing Tao 85th Anniversary Roving Exhibition


    Sing Tao Volunteer Team

  • 2022


    Sing Tao Headline App

    The mobile application “Sing Tao Headline” was launched on January 3 2022 providing a comprehensive platform that combines news, videos, personalized functions and practical daily-living tools

  • The Group appointed new Board of Directors and Management on 3 June 2021. At the Annual General Meeting on 29 June 2021, the Group’s Chairman introduced the new focus on mobile digital media development

  • 2017


    Sing Tao Corporation Building

    The Group’s headquarters were moved to Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate

  • Sing Tao Printing Factory

    The printing factory was expanded in 2011 to become Hong Kong’s leading newspaper printing plant and the first in Asia to be awarded ISO certifications


    Sing Tao Printing Factory

  • 2007


    The Standard

    The Standard was re-introduced as a free newspaper in 2007 and was the first English-language free daily in Hong Kong


    Sing Tao Printing Factory

    In the same year, the Group built a brand-new printing factory in Tseung Kwan O with state-of-the art newspaper printing machinery

  • Headline Daily

    Headline Daily was brought to the market in 2005 and became the No. 1 free newspaper


    Headline Daily

  • 2002


    East Touch

    The Group’s Magazine Division was set up in 2002 with the acquisition of East TOUCH

  • Sing Tao Daily e-paper

    Sing Tao Daily’s e-paper was introduced in 1995, the pioneering electronic newspaper in Hong Kong


    Sing Tao Daily e-paper

  • 1994


    Leader of the Year

    The “Leader of the Year” Award was inaugurated in 1994

  • Sunny Campus

    Hong Kong’s first Chinese-language school paper Sunny Campus was launched in 1989


    Sunny Campus

  • 1982


    Sing Tao Communication Centre

    To encourage the studying of journalism, the Sing Tao Communication Centre was donated to Hong Kong Baptist University in 1982

  • Sing Tao New York Office

    The New York, Los Angeles and Toronto offices were opened in 1978


    Sing Tao New York Office

  • 1976


    Sing Tao Charitable Foundation

    The Sing Tao Charitable Foundation was established in 1976 to effectively channel donations to the needy

  • Sing Tao London Office

    The San Francisco office published the locally-produced Sing Tao Daily “US Western edition” in 1975; in the same year the London office was set up and started Sing Tao Daily’s European edition


    Sing Tao London Office

  • 1965


    Sing Tao London Office

    Sing Tao Daily’s New York edition was inaugurated in 1965

  • Sing Tao San Francisco Office

    The Group’s first overseas office was set up in San Francisco in 1964 for the issuance of Sing Tao Daily “airmail” edition


    Sing Tao San Francisco Office

  • 1949


    The Standard was initiated

    The English-language newspaper Hong Kong Standard was initiated in Hong Kong on 1 March 1949

  • Sing Tao Daily was launched

    Sing Tao Daily was launched in Hong Kong on 1 August 1938 by overseas Chinese entrepreneur Mr. Aw Boon-haw


    Sing Tao Daily was launched