SINGAPORE- Readers of Singapore's only Malay-language newspaper, Berita Harian, can now access the paper through its new smartphone and tablet apps and a revamped website, BeritaHarian.sg, launched today following a revamp in May.
The digital platforms will feature exclusive content such as extended interviews and food reviews.
A section called Wacana will have stories and commentaries on socio-political issues important to the Malay and Muslim community, and another section, Hidayah, will look at religious affairs.
Besides viewing photo galleries and video clips, readers can enjoy interactive features such as online polls and a feature that lets them tip off the paper through direct contact with the newsroom.
BH has a daily readership of about 250,000.
Berita Harian editor Saat Abdul Rahman said: "The launch is just a beginning. We will continue to work hard to improve our news content as well as other features we have in the digital space such as our interactive and video content."
The new app is available to iPhone, Android and HTML5 smartphone users. The tablet app is available only to iPad users.
The apps can be downloaded from Apple App Store and Google Play, and via mobile.beritaharian.sg for HTML5 smartphone users.
Get free digital access to the paper's content for one month from today till Jan 21 next year by registering for a free trial account at www.bhsub.sg. Registration ends on Jan 13.
Details about costs will be released at a later date.
In conjunction with the launch, the paper has planned a series of events this month, including a breakfast session and a car decal and goodie bag give-away.
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