Sing Tao News Corporation Limited (the "Company") is a media corporation with a vision to become a leading content and service provider serving global Chinese communities. Its principal activities comprise Media and Media-related operations including Newspapers, Magazines, Recruitment Media, Books and Content Services. The Company is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 1105).
The "Sing Tao" brand dates back to 1938 when the daily newspaper of the same title was launched in Hong Kong. Over the years, "Sing Tao" has become recognised as a global name in the print media market. Leveraging on the strength of the brand, the Group's business has extended to a comprehensive portfolio ranging from free newspapers to magazines and electronic media. Based in Hong Kong and with a business network covering major cities of the PRC, the US, Canada, Europe and Australia, the Group employs around 1,500 staff worldwide.
Within the Media operations, the flagship publication is the renowned Chinese international newspaper Sing Tao Daily, which is one of the world's most widely read Chinese newspapers. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Sing Tao Daily is also available in 16 overseas editions sold in over 100 cities worldwide. Since 2005, the Group has established for itself a leadership position in Hong Kong's free newspaper market , with the launch of Headline Daily and subsequently the repositioning of The Standard. The Magazine business of the Group focuses primarily on a few core topics, namely, current affairs and entertainment, lifestyle, and IT news and trends. Major publications include the weekly titles East Week and a range of monthly titles.
Riding on its strong market position and extensive resources in the media arena, the Group also offers a multi-media platform for recruitment advertising and continuing education advertising under the brands JobMarket, HeadlineJobs.hk, The StandardJobs, A-Performers.com and EDUplus.com.hk. In addition, the Group is also engaged in book publishing and the provision of online content.