Southeast Asia Publishing House / Naangyang Shi-zhao Bao-guan (SG)

A publishing organization with its own printing plant, operated by the Southeast Asia Union Mission at Singapore. It issues various Seventh-day Adventist publications in Chinese, English, Malay (English romanized), and Tamil, including the Far Eastern Division Outlook (in English) and The Messenger (in English). The Southeast Asia Publishing House began in 1919 as the Malaysian Publishing House. Since then it has changed names three times: to Malayan Signs Press, Malaysian Signs Press, and Southeast Asia Publishing House. The first manager was Walter E. Gillis, one of the pioneer missionaries to China. Roger Altman arrived in August 1920 to serve as editor, and in 1921 H. I. Smith, the first permanent superintendent, arrived. The first subscription books printed were Zaman Kita (“Our Day...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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