List of newspapers in Malaysia

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This is a list of newspapers published in Malaysia, sorted by language.

Published newspapers by languages[edit]

English[edit]

Malay[edit]

Chinese[edit]

  • China Press – 中國報, Klang Valley's largest and number one nationwide Chinese-language tabloid newspaper
  • Guang Ming – 光明日報, wholly owned subsidiary of Sin Chew Media Corporation Bhd, Penang Island's largest and number one nationwide Chinese-language tabloid newspaper
  • Kwong Wah Yit Poh – 光华日报
  • Nanyang Siang Pau – 南洋商報, West Malaysia's largest and number one nationwide Chinese-language tabloid newspaper
  • Oriental Daily News – 東方日報
  • Overseas Chinese Daily News – 华侨日报, Chinese daily in Sabah
  • See Hua Daily News – 诗华日报, largest and best selling Chinese daily newspaper on the island of Borneo
  • Sin Chew Daily – 星洲日報, Malaysia's largest and number one nationwide Chinese-language tabloid newspaper

Indigenous[edit]

Tamil[edit]

  • Makkal Osaiமக்கள் ஓசை
  • Malaysia Nanbanமலேசியா நண்பன்
  • Tamil Nesanதமிழ் நேசன் (The paper ceased publication on February 1, 2019 due to 10 years of financial difficulties)

Arabic[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Online-only newspapers[edit]

Defunct newspapers[edit]

  • Sarawak Tribune – suspended in 2006, but has since been relaunched as the New Sarawak Tribune in 2010.
  • Shin Min Daily News – Malaysia's first Chinese-language tabloid newspaper; publication ceased in 1994
  • Sunday Mail – replaced by the Weekend Mail
  • Weekend Mail – successor of the Sunday Mail, but was indefinitely suspended in 2006
  • Utusan Melayu (Jawi script) – now a weekly newspaper and incorporating with Utusan Malaysia - Ceased publication in October 10 2019

References[edit]


Further reading[edit]

  • Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford (2020), "Malaysia", Digital News Report, UK, OCLC 854746354