The Standard (Hong Kong)

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The Standard
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TypeDaily free newspaper
Format
  • Broadsheet (former)
  • Tabloid (since 2000)
Owner(s)The Standard Newspapers Publishing (part of Sing Tao News Corporation,
majority stake in turn held by
Guo Xiaoting, vice-chairwoman of
Kaisa Group)
Founder(s) Aw Boon Haw
PublisherThe Standard Newspapers Publishing
Founded
  • 1949
  • 1986 (evening edition) [1]
Political alignment Pro-Beijing
LanguageEnglish
Ceased publication1987 (evening edition only) [1]
CountryHong Kong
Circulation 200,450(as of 2012) [2]
Sister newspapers
  • Sing Tao Daily (in Chinese)
  • Headline Daily (in Chinese, free)
  • Sing Tao Wan Pao (in Chinese, defunct) [3]
  • Singapore Standard (in English, defunct)
  • other newspaper founded by Aw
  • other newspaper owned by Sally Aw
Website www.thestandard.com.hk
  1. 1 2 英文虎報晚報今起停刊. Ta Kung Pao (in Chinese (Hong Kong)). Hong Kong. 4 July 1987. p. 4 via Hong Kong Public Libraries MMIS.
  2. 1 2 3 "Certificate of circulations" (PDF). Hong Kong Audit Bureau of Circulations Limited. 2012 [circa]. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  3. 丁, 潔. 《華僑日報》與香港華人社會(1925–1995) (in Chinese). Hong Kong: Joint Publishing. p. 25 via Google Books preview.
  4. https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/4s4AAOSw~FJZKmL~/s-l400.jpg https://www.ebay.com/itm/361992518662
  5. "2001 audited financial statements" (Index of download link of multiple PDF files). 2001 Annual Report. Hong Kong: Sing Tao Holdings. 9 May 2002. p. 76. Retrieved 2 October 2017 via Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  6. 1 2 "GLOBAL CHINA PROPERTIES HOLDINGS LIMITED – 香港公司註冊信息查詢". www.hongkongdir.hk.
  7. Leung, Elsie (4 February 1999). "Statement by the Secretary for Justice at the LegCo AJLS Panel" (Press release). Hong Kong Government website. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  8. 1 2 "2004 Annual Report" (PDF). Sing Tao News Corporation. 2005. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  9. "2016 Annual Report" (PDF). Sing Tao News Corporation. 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  10. Mungan, Christina (24 March 1999). Written at Hong Kong. "Sing Tao's Aw Agrees to Sell Off Her Controlling Stake to Lazard". The Wall Street Journal. New York City.
  11. "Lazard's Sale of Sing Tao Holdings Proved Some of Its Skeptics Wrong". The Wall Street Journal. 11 January 2001. Retrieved 30 September 2017 via UWA Library's ProQuest subscription.
  12. 1 2 "Circular (Disclosable Transaction, Disposal of 74.5% Interests in Sing Tao Holdings Limited)" (PDF). Global China Technology Group. 2 August 2002. Retrieved 30 September 2017 via Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  13. "Circular (Voluntary Conditional Securities Exchange Offer by Global China Corporate Finance Limited on behalf of Global China Multimedia Limited to acquire all the issued shares in Sing Tao Media Holdings Limited)" (PDF). Global China Technology Group. 2 September 2002. Retrieved 30 September 2017 via Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  14. Filing in the Hong Kong Companies Registry
  15. 1 2 3 4 Castro, Alan (26 March 1999). "Tiger roars for HK". The Standard. Archived from the original on 29 December 2007. Retrieved 21 March 2007.
  16. Kang-chung, Ng (28 July 2014). "Robert Chow Yung: There is another voice in Hong Kong". South China Morning Post. Hong Kong. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  17. 1 2 3 I.N. (5 June 2000). "Hong Kong Gets a Tabloid". Time. Retrieved 30 September 2017. ......rechristened the Hong Kong I-Mail (the I stands for interactive, as the paper will provide handy links to its website). The goal is to take the paper down market and attract younger readers....
  18. Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo; Steven Chung-Fun Hung; Jeff Hai-Chi Loo (2019). China's New United Front Work in Hong Kong: Penetrative Politics and Its Implications. Springer. p. 307. ISBN   9789811384837.
  19. de Silva, Neville (5 February 1999). "Why I didn't prosecute Sally Aw". The Standard. Archived from the original on 29 December 2007. Retrieved 21 March 2007.
  20. "Newspaper chief faces fresh probe over fraud". The Standard. 29 January 1999. Archived from the original on 29 December 2007. Retrieved 21 March 2007.
The Standard
Traditional Chinese 英文虎報
Simplified Chinese 英文虎报
Literal meaningEnglish Language Tiger Newspaper