Sin Chew Daily (Malaysia)

Sin Chew Daily, a Malaysian Mandarin newspaper founded on 15 January, 1929. In October 2004, Sin Chew Media Corporation (parent company of Sin Chew Daily) was public listed on Bursa Malaysia. Today, Sin Chew Daily owns 53 news bureaus and 6 printing plants in Peninsular and East Malaysia. It is read by more than 1.4 million people with a daily circulation of 400,000. The paper covers a wide range of topics local and international news, business, features, entertainment, sports and commentaries. Regional editions are available in the Klang Valley, Perak, North Malaysia, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, the East Coast and Sarawak.To keep up with new development in this digital age and deliver news to our readers’ fingertips, we have also set up our news portal and English website.


JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Foreign tourists end up having packed food by the roadside while waiting for custom clearance at Malaysia Singapore Second Link. Some waited for up to seven hours for clearance and the photo was posted on Facebook by a netizen believed to be a tour guide.  

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - A tourist from China was detained by police in Langkawi for suspected of taking drugs in the public. He was using a rare smoking device to smoke in public. He was later released by the police but the smoking device and cigarette were confiscated. 

KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Police plans to expand `One Mosque One Police` programme to other places of worship as the programme launched last year indicated lower crime rate in mosque area, said Rosli Ab Rahman, department director of Crime Prevention and Community Safety in Bukit Aman.

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Parents start lining up at the gate of Ming Chih Primary school in Iskandar Puteri a day before the school starts registration of new pupils due to limited seats. The school can take up to 200 new pupils but more than 400 have since registered. The board of the school plans to construct a new four-storey building at the end of the year to accommodate all pupils. 

SIBU, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - The number of new students signing up to study at Chinese independent schools in Malaysia have been declining since 2014. The downtrend has been ongoing for the past six years while survey by United Chinese School Committee Association has not been able to trace the reason. 

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Malaysian Bar is disappointed with the government`s indecisive move on abolishing death penalty as it may be opting to abolish mandatory death sentence only. 

KAMPAR, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Ltd Co signed memorandum of understanding with Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman offering students scholarships. 

NEW YORK (Sin Chew Daily / ANN) - Ven Yong Gu and Ven Jue Cheng, two deputy secretaries of Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA), raised new standards adopted by the organisation in promoting education at a parallel meeting held in conjunction with the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations (UN).

KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - The wall of Embassy of North Korea in Kuala Lumpur was defaced with graffiti. Embassy staff have since repainted the wall and lodged a police report.

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - One of the prisons in Sabah is overcrowded and prisoners take turn to sleep in the cell. Minister in the Prime Minister`s Department Liew Vui Keong, said a cell for 10 inmates is now packed with 20 inmates and the 20 inmates take turn to sleep on the 10 beds. While 10 inmates are sleeping, the other 10 would remain standing, he said.