NSTP and Nikkei to share content

New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd group managing editor Datuk Abdul Jalil Hamid (left) shaking hands with Nikkei executive officer and editor-at-large Yoshihiro Hirata in Tokyo yesterday.
TOKYO: The New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP) and Japan's Nikkei Inc have agreed to embark on sharing of news content between them to reach out to a wider segment of readers outside their home markets.

Under the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed here yesterday, NSTP and Nikkei will exchange articles and news headlines published in their respective print and online publications.


The MoU was signed by NSTP group managing editor Datuk Abdul Jalil Hamid and Nikkei Inc managing director and editor-in-chief Katsuyoshi Kondo.


Also present were Nikkei executive officer and editor-at-large Yoshihiro Hirata and other senior company officials.



Founded in 1876, Nikkei is the publisher of Japan's largest business and financial newspaper and online services. Its flagship daily newspaper, The Nikkei, has over three million subscribers.

Nikkei's multi-platform media distribution includes online, a business TV channel and magazines. The company's main focus now is to promote the Nikkei brand across Asia by expanding their operations around the region.