Front page of the Kosmo! newspaper in its original design in 2004
|Owner(s)||Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad|
|Founded||30 August 2004|
|Circulation||35,000 (Daily; as of June 2005)|
It was launched on 30 August 2004 by Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. Kosmo! existed when the public was in a desperate need of a newspaper that could be easily read and carried. [according to whom?] This newspaper suits the taste of Malaysians who are mostly busy with their daily matters. [according to whom?] All the sections in this newspaper use an exclamation mark (!).
Formerly, Kosmo! was sold in Malaysia at a price of 80 cents daily excluding Sundays, when it was sold at RM 1.00 under a different name, that is Kosmo Ahad.However, by April 2007, Kosmo! priced at RM1.00 per day, while on Sundays it is sold at RM1.20.
- Utusan Group Official Site (Malay)
- Official newspaper's website (Malay)
- The Prime Minister's Speech at the Launching Ceremony of Kosmo!
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