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Why is SPH share price falling?

The failing newspaper model is not uniquely SPH's. It is a global phenomenon, disrupted and broken by technology and the internet. Public-interest journalism remains critical and essential in the effective governing of a country as seen in this pandemic. The timely release of accurate information, and rebuttal of falsehoods have helped to keep people calm and united in facing the crisis together.

But the funding of such journalism through advertising revenues is no longer a viable option as the print media especially, is no match for tech giants for advertising dollars. Other solutions have to be found.



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Mufti Singapore Dr Nazirudin Exchange Letters with PM Lee Hsien Loong on Tudung Matters

Mufti Nazirudin welcomes the likely shift in policy on nurses wearing the tudung with their uniform and expressed deep appreciation of the opportunity to continuously provide feedback on many national issues including the tudung. In his reply, PM Lee thank the Mufti and MUIS for their support in Government's deliberations on the matter and said that change has to be carefully considered and gradual so that when it comes, it is understood by all communities and thus strengthen, rather than weaken, our social cohesion.



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