華僑日報

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Overseas Chinese Daily | Overseas Chinese Daily News (OCDN)

The newspaper (Huaqiao Daily) is one of the two newspapers under Shabai Publishing House, and the other is the English newspaper Daily Express (DAILY EXPRESS) (founded in 1963), which is the largest sales volume in Sabah. English newspaper.

The newspaper was published on March 1, 1936 and was published in Kota Kinabalu. It was issued in the form of an eight-page four-page oil-printed newspaper, the first Chinese daily newspaper in Sabah (then known as British North Borneo). During the Second World War, the Japanese invasion of the South occupied the North Borneo period and ceased publication. After the war, it was still published in the oil-printed newspaper.

In 1947, the newspaper was taken over by the late Tan Sri Ye Baozi as the president and editor-in-chief. Mr. Yip is a graduate of the Department of Journalism at Fudan University in China. After taking over, he is a teacher of the Institute. He is determined to reform, recruit talents and add equipment, and prints using a typesetting lithography machine. The layout changed to four open, one and a half daily papers, six editions, and a new look, creating a epoch-making initiative for Sabah. In response to the needs of the society and the needs of readers, the layout has been increased to eight editions since 1950 (ie two major daily papers). In 1972, the Ke-type color high-speed web press was used, which was the first newspaper in East Malaysia and the third in the country to use such a press. In 1973, it was added to the 12th edition.

The newspaper kept pace with the times and cooperated with the development of science and technology. In May 1984, the word typesetting was abolished, and Chinese typesetting and typesetting machine typesetting were used instead. At this time, six sheets of paper are produced every day, and the fourth edition is published.

Due to the fairness of the argument and the informative and swift report, this newspaper has become the most authoritative and widely influential newspaper in Sabah.

Mr. Ye died in 1987, and Mrs. Pan Sri Ye Lin Yuxi succeeded as the chairman of the board of directors. The son of Datuk, the priest, J.P., was appointed as the president, and he continued to carry forward the legacy of Ye’s independent self-sponsored newspaper. Under the leadership of the new personnel and new style, the newspaper launched a new round of major innovations. In 1991, it switched to computer typing and added a computer color separation machine in 1992. Since then, it has entered the color era. This is also the Sabah newspaper. The first.

Since April 1994, the newspaper has further adopted the Peking University Founder Computer Typesetting System, and its equipment is in line with the national advanced newspapers. At present, at least eight sheets of paper are produced every day, and additional editions are required depending on the situation. The content includes international, domestic, state, financial, sports news, as well as literary novels, entertainment, women and other special supplements. It is also the first newspaper in East Malaysia to adopt International Union, Reuters and Ma Xinshe Telecom. . In addition, the special edition of the Overseas Chinese Weekly (four open sixteen editions) is attached to the newspaper on Sunday.

Looking at the development of the Overseas Chinese Daily, it is the epitome of the development of the Sabah newspaper industry.
Updated on
Mar 20, 2019

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