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Post by vic888lam » Sun, 13 Feb 2011 5:49 pm

Anyone know if its possible to buy the Sunday Times or Saturday Guardian in Singapore? Albeit a few days later... :)

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Post by BillyB » Sun, 13 Feb 2011 8:48 pm

Why would you want to read that negative crap??!! You've escaped the U.K, embrace the Asian press!!

But if you really must, the easiest and fastest way would be to get an online subscription......

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Post by vic888lam » Sun, 13 Feb 2011 8:58 pm

Just because it's negative, doesn't mean i don't want to read about it!
Rather than the restricted Singaporean press and dubious journalism!

But anyway, thanks for the advice. I've got the online subscription, i was just wondering if it was possible to get the hard copies. I do like my weekend supplements....

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Post by BillyB » Sun, 13 Feb 2011 9:09 pm

Ha ha!! Agree....I can't do without my NOTW fix!!

I've not come across anywhere that has copies of the English papers. I guess with the time difference and flight times, it really would be fish and chip paper. Although I'm sure you could find them somewhere in SG, someone must ship them over for re-sale. Actually, I remember seeing hard copy papers in Malaysia and Thailand that look like they have been printed out and bound, so surely SG must do something similar?

Alternatively, ask someone back in the U.K to post them out twice a month if time is not an issue.

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Post by vic888lam » Sun, 13 Feb 2011 9:37 pm

i do miss my paps. got Evening Standard on my blackberry and read all of the others online but i just liked the weekend papers and their supplements...

Anyway, i did find one website offering to send it out. It was something ridiculous like 222gbp for 3 months (just the Sunday times!! ) so forget that!
much as i like the hard copies, i dont like them that much - will stick with my online subscription!
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Post by aster » Sun, 13 Feb 2011 10:00 pm

Do you have an iPad? There is a Sunday Times app available.

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Post by ksl » Mon, 14 Feb 2011 12:46 am

If I'm not mistaken you can read UK papers at the main Library in the City,

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 14 Feb 2011 2:33 am

You can read the Guardian online (if you enjoy left-wing propaganda). The Telegraph is also free. The Daily Mail is more trashy but free and extraordinarily enough the 2nd most read online paper in the world after the NY Times!

Be aware that when you buy weekend papers abroad, as often as not a lot or most of the supplements are not included...

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 14 Feb 2011 9:02 am

There is a newstand in Holland village that sells weekend papers for some of those noted above.

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Post by vic888lam » Mon, 14 Feb 2011 9:40 am

Great - thanks for the advice everyone :)

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Post by durain » Wed, 16 Feb 2011 7:20 pm

sunday/daily sport is online too. :P :D

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Post by JR8 » Wed, 16 Feb 2011 7:44 pm

Wey quality!! :lol:

p.s. wasn't one of their early front page headlines something like 'Lancaster bomber found on the moon'?

lol

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Post by durain » Wed, 16 Feb 2011 8:41 pm

or was it freedie starr ate my hamster? :D

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Post by JR8 » Wed, 16 Feb 2011 8:54 pm

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Hahahaa! :lol:

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Post by vic888lam » Thu, 17 Feb 2011 9:48 am

hilarious!
My husband was overjoyed last week to find a copy of The Sun in his office last week....Think he hadmissed the "quality photography" found when he opened up the paper!! *sigh*

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