The Post Publishing Public Company Limited

We aim to be the best in the business of news and information in Thailand and the region, reaching out to the world.

OVERVIEW

Nature of Business

The Post Publishing Plc. is the publisher and distributor of the Bangkok Post (an English language daily newspaper), Post Today (a Thai language business oriented daily newspaper) and Student Weekly (an English language magazine targeting high school and university students as well as other readers). The Company also pioneered, in 2012, M2F (a free Thai language week-day newspaper distributed directly to young urban professional workers and office commuters in Bangkok and key urban cities, in front of office buildings and major BTS stations.

Since its founding in 1946, the Group’s news and information businesses have been developed and expanded to include other popular media platforms and activities, as well as products or services, namely:

  • Through subsidiaries Post International Media Co., Ltd., Post IM Plus Co., Ltd., and the JV Post ACP Co., Ltd., the Group publishes in Thai language and distributes popular international magazine titles covering business and social news, fashions and lifestyle, and travel, such as: Elle, Marie Claire, Cleo, Elle Decoration, Elle Men, Forbes, Science Illustrated, Fast Bikes, and Cycling Plus.
  • Under Post TV Co., Ltd., TV news contents and features programs production and broadcasting through TV. Since late 2013, despite not winning one of the new Digital TV channels auctioned by the Government, the Group has seen potential for a rapid rise in revenues from undertaking production of news, business and lifestyle features content for the operators of the 36 new digital TV channels and also existing analogue channels. Additionally, through various TV business partnerships, renting airtime from TV operators to broadcast its own programs, the Group is acquiring new sources of advertising revenues from this fast-emerging new media platform. This will help achieve a more balanced business base and revenues mix for the Group over the next 3-5 years.
  • Information broadcast via various digital media and mobile devices and applications, with the aim that bangkokpost.com and posttoday. com will become the world’s windows to Thailand. Additionally, the M2F job website, in Thai, together with the English language Bangkok Post Jobs Recruitment display and associated online recruitment portals, target prospective employers and employees.
  • The Group’s books publishing, through Post Books, publishes best-selling international titles translated into Thai as well as titles written by our own reporters and columnists or other well-known local authors. Such books cover a wide range of topics of interest, including business, history, culture, art or inspirational biographies.
  • The Group’s commercial printing business offers general printing services to various organizations and businesses, in addition to serving the Group’s printing requirements. The Post Publishing Plc. continuously grows and develops its business activities, including launching new media platforms, products, and services together with new titles, in order to achieve its stated Vision and Mission to become and remain the leading multi-media publisher and distributor in Thailand.

The Post Publishing Plc. is the publisher and distributor of the Bangkok Post (an English language daily newspaper), Post Today (a Thai language business oriented daily newspaper) and Student Weekly (an English language magazine targeting high school and university students as well as other readers). The Company also pioneered, in 2012, M2F (a free Thai language week-day newspaper distributed directly to young urban professional workers and office commuters in Bangkok and key urban cities, in front of office buildings and major BTS stations.

Updated: End of 2014

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