The front page of the United Daily News on May 5, 2015
|Owner(s)||United Daily Press, Inc.|
|Editor-in-chief||Sy Yinchow (1973–2014)|
|Headquarters||Binondo, Manila, Philippines|
The United Daily News (Chinese: 聯合日報; pinyin: Liánhé Rìbào; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Liân-ha̍p Ji̍t-pò) is a daily broadsheet newspaper in the Philippines written in the Chinese language. As of 2008, the newspaper had a circulation of 32,000, making it the Philippines' second-largest Chinese-language newspaper in terms of circulation, after the World News.
The newspaper, the only Chinese-language newspaper that was authorized to publish during the martial law era, was founded in 1973 by Cheng Kim Tiao, merging two pre-existing Chinese-language newspapers: the Kong Li Po (公理���), founded in 1911, and the Great China Press (大中華日報), established after World War II. Both newspapers were known to be sympathetic to the Kuomintang, with the Kong Li Po even being founded by Wu Ching-ming, Sun Yat-sen's organizer in the Philippines. Its founding editor-in-chief, Sy Yinchow (Chinese: 施穎洲; pinyin: Shī Yǐngzhōu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Si Éng-chiu), was the world's longest-serving editor-in-chief, having served in that position at a number of publications since 1945. Known as the "dean of Chinese media practitioners", Sy wrote daily for the newspaper until his death in 2014.
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