IDG Singapore kicks off online IT news service for business

SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 17, 2000 – The publishers of market-leading IT magazines, CIO (ASEAN & Hong Kong), Computerworld Singapore and SME IT Guide, IDG Communications (S) Pte Ltd. proudly announce the birth of a fourth publication, our new Internet News Service. Launched on October 2nd, 2000, is expected to reach out to an initial readership of 150,000 in Singapore, Asean and Hong Kong. These are IT and management executives occupying every niche from small enterprises and Internet dot com startups to chief executives of major Asian corporations. harnesses the company's local as well as global news resources to provide a free, daily-updated feed of news from Singapore, Asia and the rest of the world. Readers can also research collections of articles about IT topics such as E-business in our Knowledge Banks. IDG customers can use the site as a point of contact to book their ads, enquire about our rates and initiate a regional media campaign.

The launch of also marks the entry of Computerworld Singapore, CIO (ASEAN & Hong Kong) and SME IT Guide into cyberspace, with their own URLs and value-added features. Each publication will also provide additional content such as opinion pieces and reports that will keep readers hooked, in between issues.

Our magazine readers can now browse reports and search the archives of all these publications in one convenient online stop: CIO (ASEAN & Hong Kong) – The monthly magazine for Information Executives (, and IDG Singapore's first regional title, now also available to executives in Hong Kong. Computerworld Singapore – With a fresh new look, the weekly newspaper of record for the IT industry ( and incorporating Computerworld Malaysia) SME IT Guide ( – Singapore's leading magazine for the IT needs of small businesses.

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