Asiaone emerges as biggest news channel in Asia

Posted by on Aug 30, 2010 | Leave a Comment

AsiaOne is an on-line news portal property of the Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Co. which becomes one of the biggest news channels in Asia. Number of topics like news, stock markets, real estate, trade, conventions and economic statistics, and carries headlines from The Straits Times and The Business Times are comprised by AsiaOne.


Asiaone is a free-access, one-stop information mall serving users’ news, business and lifestyle requirements. Over 6 million unique visitors visited the homepage of AsiaOne and its various micro sites every month. AsiaOne users can engage in special interest sites which covers finance, motoring, technology, health and various lifestyle topics in addition, it also access news and infotainment from Singapore Press Holdings’ (SPH) suite of newspapers. Online advertising and interactive marketing opportunities at AsiaOne contain: banner advertising, mobile advertising, electronic direct mailer, viral marketing gateway, sponsorship and these can be integrated with SPH’s other media platforms.

At the Hitwise Top 10 Singapore Rankings, the websites of SPH won 29 awards. Across 160 categories, Hitwise ranks the 10 most popular local websites, based on the number of user visits. Since 2008, AsiaOne’s and continue to maintain their position at number one which dominate the Food and Beverage (Lifestyle and Reference) and the Health and Medical (Information) categories respectively. AsiaOne’s Business Section was ranked 2nd in the Business and Finance (Stocks and Shares) category and 3rd in the Business and Finance (Business Information) category.

In addition, its clinched the No. 3 spot for Lifestyle (Women’s Sites) and also scored third in the News and Media (IT Media) category. Mr. Adrian Tay, Editor of AsiaOne, said: “AsiaOne is continually reinventing itself and trying to connect with its readers by packaging content that will enrich their lives. The awards are another indication that our formula to provide news and lifestyle content is resonating with our readers.

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