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The Straits Times for iPhone

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Category
News & Lifestyle
Last Update
May 04, 2020
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10

Avg rating,
total

⭐3.0

Description

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Experience the best of The Straits Times award-winning content with the latest changes to ST app. The app is free to download, and all users can read non-Premium stories in their entirety.<br> <br>Here are some other features of the ST app you might like:<br> <br>- Create your own homepage so you can read what matters to you first<br>- Subscribe to get full access to Premium content, such as exclusives, features and analyses from our best writers and veteran journalists<br>- Receive push alerts on topics of your choice<br>- Listen to news<br>- Save articles to read later<br>- Preload The Straits Times ePaper on Wi-Fi to read offline (only applicable to All-Digital, All-Digital + Print subscribers and subscriptions via iTunes)<br> <br>Your subscription options: <br>• 7-day subscription for SGD 7.98<br>• 1-month subscription for SGD 29.98<br> <br>• Readers can choose to subscribe for 7 days or for 1 month <br>• Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase <br>• Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period <br>• Account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal <br>• Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase <br>• No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period <br>• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.<br><br>Terms of Service: https://www.sph.com.sg/terms-and-conditions/app-for-ios/<br>Privacy Policy: https://sph.com.sg/legal/sph_privacy/

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HenryRoxas
Dec 13, 2014

Pop ups, ads near the buttons to switch news sections and in-line articles when you're scrolling through articles. It costs more than the New York Times and has the most ads I've seen for any news app. Please reduce

senilagu
Sep 16, 2018

Previously you can print out an article using the web based log in, now that function has been removed. As a result you can’t share an article with your friend who do not have a subscription. Another features that were removed years Avon is for the reader to comment on the article. Most reputable newspaper allowed that. That was remove a few years ago. As for this app. It is better than in the past. But if one one needs flexibility, one would use the web based link.

Taletee
Jul 19, 2016

The latest build is so different (better) in form and style from all that has come before that it is hard to imagine it coming from the same team, or company. Whatever it is that you are doing, SPH, please keep at it. It's certainly in the right direction. The user interface is rich and intuitive. It is easy to navigate and a joy to use. It is no longer a poor cousin of the print edition and can stand on its own as a complete Straits Times. While it is no FT or NYT, is comes very close; without mimicking or copying. Kudos to the development team. Now that the electronic version has caught up with the print edition, perhaps ST can set its ambitions higher and aim for a global readership, much like the FT or the NYT. With more op-ed, analyses and features that appeal to a globalized audience trying to understand Asia or the world through Asian eyes. Best of luck!

Mr Muggsy
Jan 29, 2015

Crashes 9 out of 10 times; thru the years & versions it hasn't improved. Advertisements load quickly and perfectly, even when everything else has locked up. Effort focused not on the user but rather on protecting their copyright: eg impossible to share an article's text, not even a snippet; eg the app resets if you switch apps, forcing you to reselect the paper & page once again. It is clear the intent is to have a mobile presence & try to monetise it, rather than actual news delivery.

Seeingstevie
Feb 03, 2016

The system asks for a subscription to view the paper in pdf format when I have an ongoing subscription that covers that. This has happen countless times over the past few years when I had switched to online viewing rather than reading a physical paper. Please fix it. Once or twice is acceptable. Frequent periodic screw ups are not, especially for a national paper.

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About The Straits Times for iPhone

Developed by Singapore Press Holdings.

The Straits Times for iPhone is ranking in   News & Lifestyle

Last update was at May 04, 2020and the current version is 5.15.13.

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The Straits Times for iPhone have a 10a user reviews.

The Straits Times for iPhone was released in the App Store. It is developed by Singapore Press Holdings, who have also released the following apps.

The Straits Times for iPhone has 10 user reviews.​

The Straits Times for iPhone has an average rating of 3.0. ​The latest version of The Straits Times for iPhone 5.15.13​ ​​was ​released on May 04, 2020​.

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