theSun is Malaysia's first and only free national newspaper.
With a weekday distribution of over 305,000 copies, theSun is tops in the country's richest urban markets of the Klang Valley, Penang and Johor Bahru. Urban Malaysia's first-read-of-the-day, theSun reaches its readers via 3,200 sunspots or pick-up points located strategically along urbanites' well-trod morning routes to the workplace, gym, college or breakfast. The internet savvy or readers who are not able to get a copy of the print edition in the morning can read theSun's e-paper version at www.thesundaily.my.
By "Telling It As It Is", the Sun continues to be the choice of readers as it delivers top quality news in an appealing, concise and easy-to read format. These are further substantiated by the many prestigious industry awards locally and regionally bestowed to theSun's by the Society of Publishers Asia's (SOPA), 4As Kancil Awards and Malaysian Press Institute (MPI) for their work in the areas of public service journalism, investigative reporting and opinion writing. The awards won are:-
2009 - Media Personality of the Year 2009 awarded to R. Nadeswaran (4As Kancil Award)
- Honourable Mention for Investigating Reporting (SOPA)
2008 - Honourable Mention for Public Service Journalism (SOPA)
- Honourable Mention for Opinion Writing (SOPA)
2007 - Excellence in Public Service Journalism (SOPA)
- Excellence in Opinion Writing (SOPA)
2006 - Joint Winners for News Journalism (Malaysian Press Institute)
2005 - Media Partner of the Year 2004/2005 (4As Kancil Award)
The company remains committed to the free model, the newspaper model of the future.
As sure as the sun will rise every morning, the team will make every effort to deliver your first - read - of - the - day!