The Straits Times
|Owner(s)||Singapore Press Holdings|
|Circulation||364,000 for The Sunday Times|
|Sister newspapers||The Sunday Times|
History[change | change source]
The newspaper was started in 1845 by Cathick Moses. His friend, Martyrose Apcar wanted to start a local paper, but realized it was too expensive so Moses did.
It was originally a weekly paper but is now printed daily. It’s called 'the "Sunday Times" when it makes the news on a Sunday.
1942[change | change source]
Japan, called the Japanese Empire back in that time had taken Singapore in WW2 and so to avoid being censored Straits Times changed its name to The Shonan Times. It got its name of The Straits Times back when the British took it back.
References[change | change source]
- "The Straits Times". Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.
- "Newspaper Article - Straits Times and Singapore Journal of Commerce". Newspapers.nl.sg. Archived from the original on 2013-07-17. Retrieved 2018-09-25. This reference was copied from the main Wikipedia.
- Giese, O., 1994, Shooting the War, Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, ISBN 1557503079, citing Page 240, reference copied from the normal Wikipedia
Other websites[change | change source]