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Resources / News: Straits Times Online

What is ST Online?

Straits Times (ST) Online is the e-version of the printed newspaper.

Full-time students have been given a free personal subscription to ST Online, which can be accessed via the website or app. To start using your personal subscription, sign in at or the app. Refer to this image from SPH for details. If you need help logging in to ST Online, please contact the following staff: Boey Chee Kin (Email:

Staff and part-time students can access the library's subscription, which allows five concurrent users. 


Browse the various sections such as Singapore, Politics, Asia, World, by using the top navigation bar as highlighted below. Scroll down to browse by categories such as Top Stories, World News Day, Premium, Fake News Debunked, ST Videos.

Premium news

To read a Premium article, make sure you are accessing ST Online either through the library's subscription or your personal one. Click on the title of the news (not the word "Premium").

E-paper (currently unavailable via the library's subscription link)

After logging in, you can browse and read ST in the same layout as the printed newspaper. At the top right corner, click on ePaper.



These are the features for browsing the newspaper. Changing the current date lets you choose the paper within the past seven days.