09 May '11, 5am

Breaking: Straits Times uses ancient technology to identify 510,000 voters unswayed by online campaign tactics.

Breaking: Straits Times uses ancient technology to identify 510,000 voters unswayed by online campaign tactics.

About 70,000 copies of the special noon edition (right) were sold. SINGAPORE readers' appetite for news of the General Election saw them snapping up both the morning and special noon editions of The Sunday Times at news-stands on Sunday. Close to 440,000 copies of the morning paper and 70,000 copies of the special edition were sold. Outside Hougang Mall, newspaper vendor Neo Cheng Lin could not keep up with the demand. The 57-year-old ordered 100 copies of the special edition and sold all within an hour. She said: 'I have only one copy left but I can't sell it because it's torn. People were grabbing at the stack.' People who bought both editions included long-time readers such as 30-year-old auxiliary police officer Teo Yew Thong. He said: 'The election ended very late so I didn't expect everything to be in the morning paper.' Other buyers such as Madam Esther Moses wanted...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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