Frequently Asked Questions
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Please allow 7 to 9 working days for the newspaper vendor to commence the delivery of the newspaper to your home upon receipt of your subscription application.
If you are currently subscribing through the newspaper vendor and have signed up to the print subscription directly with SPH, your direct subscription with SPH will commence on the 1st of the next month upon receipt of your subscription application between 1st and 15th of the current month. Similarly, your direct subscription with SPH will commence on 1st of the month following the next month for subscription applications received between 16th and 31st of the current month.
(For example, your direct subscription with SPH will start on 1st October 2011 if we receive your subscription form between 1st and 15th September 2011. Similarly, it will commence on 1st November 2011 if we receive your subscription form between 16th and 31st September 2011)
No, all school publications are exclusive through school subscription only.
The Straits Times IN Digital App, zbComma, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up Junior, and Thumbs Up Little Junior will be made available on eshop from 01 April 2018.
For school subscriptions, please contact: email@example.com
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To enjoy the All-in-One Package, you have to subscribe directly with Singapore Press Holdings.
You will continue to have the print copy delivered to your doorstep every morning by the same newspaper vendor.
Please note that your direct subscription with Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) will commence on the 1st of the next month upon receipt of your subscription application between 1st and 15th of the current month. Similarly, your direct subscription will commence on the 1st of the month following the next month for subscription applications received between 16th and 31st of the current month.
a. I have paid the full year subscription fee in advance.
Yes, you can enjoy the All-in-One Package simply by making a top up to the prevailing subscription rate and re-contracting with Singapore Press Holdings. Please call our Customer Service Hotline: 6388 3838 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
b. I am making monthly payment for my subscription fee.
Yes, you can enjoy the All-in-One Package. The prevailing monthly subscription fee will be charged to the authorised credit card. This charge will supersede your previous payment arrangements.
Temporary Stops & Termination
You may activate this request via our webpage http://www.sphsubscription.com.sg/myaccount/mytempstops with a notice period of three (3) clear working days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays).
For subscribers with digital subscriptions or who already have a SPH online account, please login with your username/email address and password to put a temporary stop on your newspaper delivery. For subscribers without a SPH online account, please register here to put a temporary stop on your newspaper delivery.
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|Date||Public Holiday||Day||Non Publication|
|1 Jan 2018||New Year's Day||Monday||TNP|
|15 Feb 2018||Lunar New Year Eve||Thursday||SM/WB|
|16 Feb 2018||Lunar New Year (1st Day)||Friday||ZB/SM/WB/TNP|
|17 Feb 2018||Lunar New Year (2nd Day)||Saturday||ST/BT/BH/TM/ZB/TNP|
|30 Mar 2018||Good Friday||Friday||TNP|
|1 May 2018||Labour Day||Tuesday||TNP|
|29 May 2018||Vesak Day||Tuesday||TNP|
|15 Jun 2018||Hari Raya Puasa||Friday||TNP|
|16 Jun 2018||Day after Hari Raya Puasa||Saturday||BH|
|9 Aug 2018||National Day||Thursday||TNP|
|22 Aug 2018||Hari Raya Haji||Wednesday||TNP|
|6 Nov 2018||Deepavali||Tuesday||TNP|
|7 Nov 2018||Day after Deepavali||Wednesday||TM|
|25 Dec 2018||Christmas Day||Tuesday||TNP/SM/WB|
|26 Dec 2018||Boxing Day||Wednesday||ST/BT/BH/TM/ZB/TNP|
The Straits Times
Both the All-Digital and All-Digital + Print package will allow you four concurrent access on both iOS and Android platforms, plus one online access on desktop.
The Basic Digital package will allow you two concurrent access on both iOS and Android platforms, plus one online access on desktop.
Non-subscribers now get unlimited access to The Straits Times’ free articles. ST remains the best place to find live coverage of breaking news from Singapore, Asia and around the world. The best and most exclusive work from the ST newsroom, however, will be marked as PREMIUM articles. Premium articles include exclusive interviews and analyses, insights from ST correspondents in Asia and around the world, and award-winning multimedia offerings.
From Feb 26 2018, only subscribers get full access to Premium articles. Subscribers also get access to invite-only events and more.
Find out more about pricing and subscribing here. You may also call 6388 3838 to speak to our customer service officers.
The All-in-One package allows four concurrent access on both iOS and Android platforms plus one online access on desktop.
The Chinese 3-in-1 All-Digital package allows six concurrent access on both iOS and Android platforms plus one online access on desktop.
The Business Times
The Business Times All-in-One Package allows you to enjoy unlimited access to The Business Times across multiple platforms.
The package consists of The Business Times print edition (Mon - Sat), The Business Times Online, Smartphone (iPhone and Android) and Tablet (iPad only) editions.
Yes, you can subscribe to The Business Times print edition only.
You can also subscribe to any of The Business Times digital products as a standalone. Please refer to The Business Times' price table.
The New Paper
Shin Min Daily News
The Straits Times In
The Straits Times IN (ST IN) is an award-winning magazine that is aimed at secondary school students and teachers.
Published every Monday during the school term, it contains local and global news round-ups, youth-themed feature articles as well as news-based English Language (EL) and Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) learning activities.
You will get a year's access to the ST IN mobile app, which includes 33 issues of ST IN magazine and 33 Monday issues of The Straits Times broadsheet.
Within the subscription period, home subscribers can also access back issues of ST IN and their corresponding ST issues that were published since Jan 2016.
The ST IN articles contain vital current affairs information that will come in very useful for their EL essay writing and oral communication spoken interaction section. The EL and CCE learning activities are also useful in honing language skills, 21st century life skills and values.
Please note that:
a) SPH Terms and Conditions, including and not limited to terms and conditions on SPH Legal Terms & Conditions, will apply.
b) SPH reserves the right to vary or amend any terms & conditions without prior notice.