The Borneo Post, established in 1978, is the largest and widest read English-language daily newspaper in East Malaysia. In June 2018, Reuters Institute's Digital News Report 2018 ranked The Borneo Post third in terms of brand trust of users of the brand behind first placed Astro Awani and international news website Yahoo! News.
|Publisher||Borneo Post Sdn Bhd|
|Political alignment||Gabungan Parti Sarawak (unofficial)|
|Headquarters||Crown Tower 88, Jalan Pending|
93450 Kuching, Sarawak
22,971 (Sabah version)
70,073 (The Sunday Post) (as of January-June 2015)
|Sister newspapers||Utusan Borneo|
See Hua Daily News
The Borneo Post was established in 1978. In 2007, the news portal website was launched to capture a larger pool of younger readers. The newspaper has five printing plants located throughout Sarawak and Sabah. The newspaper is printed daily in Kuching, Sibu, Miri, Kota Kinabalu and Lahad Datu.
Audited circulation figures by Audit Bureau of Circulations Malaysia for January-June 2015, the newspaper is the highest circulated English newspaper in Sarawak, with a circulation of 65,990 (daily) and 70,073 (the Sunday Post). For the same period, the Sabah edition of the newspaper reached a circulation of 22,971 copies.
The Borneo Post has two sister publications; Utusan Borneo and See Hua Daily News.
Utusan Borneo is a Malay-Iban (for the Sabah edition, it is bilingual in Malay and Kadazan-Dusun language) newspaper published by Harian Borneo Post Sdn Bhd. Based on audited circulation figures by Audit Bureau of Circulations Malaysia for January-June 2015,daily circulation for the Utusan Borneo (Sarawak) of 36,251 copies in Sarawak. It is the highest circulated Malay newspaper in Sarawak and one of the top circulating local newspapers in Sabah.
- The Borneo Post Seeds- a section to cater issues related to youth readers.
- BAT5 - Borneo Post Adventure Team. The team travels across Sarawak and share with the readers on interesting places that they have encountered.
|2017||Special Award for Loyal Bernama Customers (Media)||"The Borneo Post"||Won|
|2019||Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Media Awards||Print Media and News Portal||A four-part-feature on the Papar Dam[a] by Neil Brian Joseph|
|"Mediation usually suggested in construction disputes" by Mariah Airiens Doksil|
- Four-part feature titled "RM170 to address NRW", "Amicable solution to address environmentalists' concerns on proposed Papar Dam", "Dams have to be built" and "Papar Dam to supply water, power to West Coast".
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- "The Borneo Post, See Hua Daily News receive award". The Borneo Post. 24 May 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
- "CIDB Recognises 12 Media Practitioners In Sabah For Construction Sector Reporting" (PDF). CIDB Malaysia. 22 November 2019. Retrieved 18 December 2019.