Sing Tao News Corporation

Six arrested over attacks at Sing Tao offices

Officers collect evidence after three masked men used axes to damage the Sing Tao Centre on Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Police arrested six people on Wednesday morning in connection with two recent attacks against buildings where the Sing Tao News Corporation has offices.

Wednesday, 5 September, 2012, 5:37pm

Sing Tao offices target of second vandal attack

Police officers collect evidence at the Sing Tao News Corporation offices in Wing On Plaza on Mody Road on Tuesday. Photo: SCMP pictures

Vandals smashed fixtures at an office of Sing Tao News Corporation in Tsim Sha Tsui on Tuesday, the second criminal damage attack targeting the newspaper publisher in a week.

At about 11am, four men used hammers to smash a glass door and a cabinet at the Sing Tao centre in Wing On Plaza on Mody Road. The assailants then fled.

4 Sep 2012 - 6:57pm

WHAT HK$120 MILLION BUYS

$ Unlimited dance lessons and competitions with Mirko Saccani and Gaynor Fairweather for 10 years

$ Salary for the Chief Executive for 41 years

$ CSSA for a family of four for 1,111 years

$ World Vision sponsorship of 45,455 developing-world children for a year

$ Art Development Council's running costs for 14 months

7 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Results diary

Today Interim: Leeport (Holdings)

Sept 12 Interim: APT Satellite Holdings, Byford International, China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong), Eco-Tek Holdings, Global Green Tech Group, Kowloon Motor Bus Holdings, Melco International Development, Natural Beauty Bio-Technology, Shenzhen High-Tech Holdings, Sinopec Kantons Holdings, Tai Sang Land Development

10 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Global China widens loss

Global China Technology Group reported a net loss of HK$68 million for the six months to September 30, with 40 per cent of the loss from subsidiary Sing Tao Holdings, which publishes Sing Tao Daily and iMail. It lost about HK$13 million for the previous half-year. Directors did not recommend an interim dividend payment. Global China acquired Sing Tao in January.

20 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Financial pressure on Aw builds

FINANCIAL pressure on newspaper tycoon Sally Aw Sian mounted yesterday when a second bankruptcy petition was filed against her at the High Court.

It was the second court action lodged in two days seeking to have the Sing Tao Holdings chairwoman declared insolvent.

10 Jan 1999 - 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

Sing Tao in fresh talks

Publisher Sing Tao Holdings said it is in talks with interested parties, among them a 'connected person', about the sale of part of its 43 per cent stake in Culturecom Holdings.

Sing Tao, controlled by Sally Aw Sian, said last night it was in preliminary discussions with all parties.

24 Jul 1998 - 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 profit leaps 157pc as costs slide

NEWSPAPER publishing firm Sing Tao Holdings has reported a 157.9 per cent growth in net profit to $323.9 million in the year to March 31.

Lower interest costs and attributed losses from associated companies were the main reasons for the growth.

Turnover stood at $1.9 billion, only an 11.2 per cent rise compared with the previous year.

21 Jul 1993 - 12:00am