Oriental Daily News (Malaysia)

Oriental Daily News (Chinese: 東方日報) is one of Malaysia's daily Chinese-language newspapers. It was officially launched on New Year's Day 2003. The newspaper group is owned by KTS Group, a Sarawak timber company founded by late Datuk Lau Hui Kang.

Oriental Daily News
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatTabloid
Owner(s)KTS Group
Founded2002
LanguageChinese
Websitewww.orientaldaily.com.my

The newspaper actually published its first issue on 29 September 2002, but its publication’s permit was suspended by the Malaysian Home Ministry. The suspension was subsequently lifted in December 2002. It was reported a large numbers of journalists from the Nanyang Press and China Press left to join this newspaper group.[citation needed]

As of July 2009, the newspaper has been published in tabloid.

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