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.

 

KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily / ANN) - Two Malaysians were in Yogyakarta, Indonesia to master the technique of making improvised explosive device last June. They have planned to launch attack on entertainment outlet and non-Muslim worship venues. They were arrested by police after families persuaded them to surrender. 

KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - The new government under Pakatan Harapan should be bold enough to be different from its predecessor Barisal Nasional. It should look into doing away with the unfair matriculation programme to assist buniputra students, a backdoor way of entering into public university so that there is a competitive platform for the Malays and other ethnic groups to grow further.  

IPOH, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily / ANN) - A 92-year-old snack peddler is all smiles again as he is back operating his snack business outside a primary school in Ipoh after a good Samaritan donates him a used car. Zhou Wei has been selling snacks in front of the school for the past 40 years and his only vehicle used as makeshift stall was damaged in a car accident recently. A neighbour posted his story online where a man donated him a used car. 

KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Expatriates applying for employment pass (EP) and professional visit pass (PVP) in Malaysia will be revised from existing US$72.463 to US$256 with an increase of 253% or US$183.57. The increase in fees cover family members as well, according to a statement posted on the official website of The Malaysia Expatriate Services Centre in mid-April. 

BINTULU, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily / ANN) - A Chinese temple which pays tribute to Malay god in Sebauh District is undergoing refurbishment. A ground-ceremony was held to mark the commencement of refurbishment work where local Malay leaders attended the ceremony and gave their blessings with prayers, a reflection of inclusiveness of race and religion in Sarawak, Malaysia. 

KUALALUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - It is time to uncover the truth of the May 13 incident kept confidential for the past 50 years under the new government. Otherwise, the incident continues to be exploited by politicians to intimidate Malaysians. 

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Sedition Act will be repealed this year and the infamous act will be replaced by a new act, says Minister in the Prime Minister`s Department Liew Vui Keong. He said the act is likely to be repealed in July when the parliament resume its sitting or October. The minister is working with several other ministers to replace the act. 

PENANG, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Yayasan Kek Lok Si, a foundation affiliated to Buddhist temple Kek Lok Si in Penang, is offering financial aid for 500 university students of all races with allocation of US$ 2,403 per student. Students are urged to apply before 16 June. 

SANDAKAN, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily / ANN) Chinese national tourists love breath-taking sea views and islands in Sabah, The state received 590,000 Chinese national tourists last year, an increase of 38 % compared to the previous year of  430,000 according to Malaysia`s special envoy to China Tan Kok Wai.

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily / ANN) - A retired German electronic technician takes the trouble to collect and refurbish wheelchair, walking aid, crutches and other equipment to deliver to people who need those equipment in overseas. Hans-Peter Dentler’s trip to Malaysia, the second one, is sponsored by Vogel Industries Malaysia.