SCMP Tablet Edition

Experience the all-new SCMP Tablet Edition

Introducing our new SCMP Tablet Edition - Now specifically designed to maximise your new reading experience. This all new version includes in-app Search, a new ‘Best of SCMP’ section, Video and Photo Galleries as well as the ability to follow ongoing Topics as they break. Plus, sharing content is easier than ever whether you like to share content via email, Facebook or Twitter. Download it today to enjoy the best news reading experience on your tablet.

More Content

We’ve listened to our readers’ feedback and have included a range of enhancements throughout the new SCMP Tablet Edition including:

More frequent updates

the SCMP Tablet Edition will update with the latest news 24hours a day, 7 days a week

More social sharing

share articles with friends on Facebook, Twitter or via email

More interaction

comment directly within the app to join the conversation

More multimedia

experience articles with slideshows, rich media infographics and embedded video

Key Features


Quickly find what you're looking for with access to our 10 year search archive.

Best of SCMP

Never miss a story again. Quickly access our favourite articles, features, videos and infographics.


Follow the topics that matter to you most. Tap the button below to get started.

How to Install


If you are using an iPad, click the link below. Then tap the share button in your Safari menu bar and click ‘Add to Home Screen’

Android Tablets

If you are using an Android Tablet, download the app from the Google Play app store. The app is currently optimized for a number of Android Tablets and we’ll be adding more devices over the weeks and months to come. To see a list of approved Android Tablets please see our FAQs.

Using the App

How to use the app

The app is fully integrated with so you can use your existing username and password to access the app. If you’re not yet a subscriber, you can view our subscription packages here.


For more information on the app including answers to common questions please see our
Frequently Asked Questions.