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Sing Tao Daily

CEDF seeks alternate route to Sing Tao stake

Dublin-listed China Enterprise Development Fund (CEDF) said it is in advanced talks with various parties to arrange another means of taking a stake in newspaper publisher Sing Tao Holdings.

Saturday, 20 February, 1999, 12:00am

Purchase of Sing Tao stake marks strategy departure

China Enterprise Development Fund's (CEDF) $115 million purchase of a 23 per cent stake in Sing Tao Holdings is one of its biggest deals which pushes the group in a new direction.

For Sing Tao chairman Sally Aw Sian, it heralds the end of a long search for a new strategic investor for the publishing group she has run for more than 40 years which last year slipped into the red.

16 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Game offers $1m play money

AT&T, Boom.com and Sing Tao Daily have teamed up to launch an on-line investment game aimed at acquainting investors with on-line stock-trading.

The contest, to be called the Cyber Stock Challenge, is composed of three month-long games, starting today.

8 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Caroliners' goalkeeper Leonard has eyes on full set of medals

SOUTH China goalkeeper Mick Leonard will be hoping to complete his set of Hong Kong footballing medals when the Caroliners meet Sing Tao in today's Senior Shield final.

18 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Sing Tao in talks on stake sale

Newspaper publisher Sing Tao Holdings yesterday confirmed it was in discussions to sell up to 35 per cent of its Culturecom Holdings stake to Culturecom chairman Tang Lap-yan. Sing Tao also confirmed chairman Sally Aw Sian was in talks on selling part or all of her 50.04 per cent stake in Sing Tao.

3 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Victory City eyes action

Victory City International Holdings said it is considering legal action against the Sing Tao Daily, owned by Sally Aw Sian's Sing Tao Holdings. The Sing Tao Daily reported that Victory City was served with a writ by Sanwa Finance Hong Kong for the recovery of $730,000 and interest, damages for breaching a leasing agreement for a Ferrari sports car.

27 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Mingly talks for Sing Tao stake collapse

Any hope of Mingly Corp acquiring all or part of Sally Aw Sian's 50.04 per cent stake in troubled publishing group Sing Tao Holdings disappeared last night after it was announced talks between the two sides had collapsed and would not resume.

Ms Aw and Mingly originally reached a conditional sale agreement on May 16 approving the acquisition, but it was terminated on May 27.

5 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Viceroy Cup first-round

Brave Five-One-Seven caused another major upset last night when they eliminated defending champions Sing Tao in a Viceroy Cup first-round match at Mongkok Stadium.

8 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

What the Brokers Said

SING Tao Holdings is engaged principally in publishing, with its titles including the Sing Tao Daily and the Hong Kong Standard.

This time last year, SBC Warburg placed a buy on the stock, saying the company would benefit from an increase in advertising revenue.

1 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Sing Tao

Shares in publisher Sing Tao and associate Culturecom surged yesterday despite earlier denials the latter had been sold.

The rise centred on Culturecom, which rose 22.38 per cent to 41 cents. Sing Tao climbed 8.14 per cent to $3.65.

6 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

SING Tao Holdings

SING Tao Holdings is principally engaged in publishing in Hong Kong where it produces the Sing Tao Daily and The Hong Kong Standard.

Last year SBC Warburg put a sell on the stock, saying Sing Tao Daily was unlikely to recoup the 5 per cent drop in circulation it suffered when failing to enter the circulation price war last year.

20 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Sing Tao

Publishing company Sing Tao ended sharply lower yesterday after the company's controlling shareholders refuted talk they were selling out to a Malaysian concern.

The shares, suspended from trade on Wednesday pending a statement, ended 6.58 per cent lower at $3.55.

9 May 1997 - 12:00am

Tale of the tigress may soon end

The sixth and uppermost floor of Sing Tao Building in Kowloon Bay is eerily quiet at the busiest of times.

Above the five floors housing newsrooms, accounts departments, a staff canteen and printing presses, rows of offices sit empty.

At the back of the building, overlooking the busy runway of Kai Tak International Airport, sits Sally Aw Sian's office.

8 May 1997 - 12:00am

Canada death

Hong Kong emigrant Sit Yu-kay, 48, was shot dead outside his home in Vancouver. Sit worked in the Vancouver office of Sing Tao.

26 Feb 1997 - 12:00am


Media stocks slumped yesterday after Sing Tao Holding's poor results sent a shockwave across the media sector.

10 Aug 1996 - 12:00am