List of programs broadcast by Channel NewsAsia

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The following is a list of television programs broadcast on Channel NewsAsia in 2018.


Programme Description Presenter(s)
Conversation With[1] The channel's flagship one-on-one interview programme that airs Thursday nights at 9:30pm SGT. Recent guests on the show include Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad[2] and PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim[3], Coca-Cola President James Quincey[4][5], Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey[6] and noted Malaysian author Tash Aw[7].

Past seasons have featured then-United States President Barack Obama,[8][9][10] Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi,[11][12][13] President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi,[14] Indonesia's President Joko Widodo[15][16] and uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai.[17][18]

Lin Xueling
Get Rea![19] (read as Get Real) An investigative current-affairs programme focusing on issues in Singapore and the world (runs as a season)
Insight[20] A weekly current-affairs programme (runs as a season) Genevieve Woo, Gerard Lam (Relief)
Money Mind[21] A weekly business programme (runs as a season) Dawn Tan/Keith de Souza (relief)
Correspondents' Diary[22] Highlights of news stories and features by Channel NewsAsia's network of correspondents based in major cities across the region. Glenda Chong/Steve Lai (relief)
Japan Hour An hour featuring Japanese culture. The programme is bought from NHK World TV in Japan and is subtitled in English.
Welcome 2 Taiwan
Documentary of The Week Showcasing some of the best documentaries

Regular news bulletins[edit]

These shows are designed to keep you know up-to-the-minute developments every hour of the day.

Shows Descriptions Presenters
News Now The day's belt news bulletin with a focus on Asian perspectives.

It also broadcasts in overnight hours since 6/2016 as News Pulse was dropped. One edition lasts 30 minutes. From 2 January 2019, the News Now broadcast in the day for weekdays was expanded to 3 times a day with 2 hours in each bulletin but midnight hours still run 30 minutes. [23]

Teresa Tang / Lance Alexander / Gerardine Tan / Christine Chan / Gasthoori Manickam / Gerard Lam / Henry Yin / Syahida Othman / Jill Neubronner / Loke Wei Sue / Keith Liu (Weekend Nights) / Sarah Al-Khaldi (Business) / Julie Yoo (Business) / Avril Hong (Business)
Headlines Local and world news in 2 minutes. Teresa Tang / Lance Alexander / Gerardine Tan / Christine Chan / Gasthoori Manickam / Henry Yin / Syahida Othman / Jill Neubronner / Keith Liu / Loke Wei Sue
Primetime Asia Top stories of the day with 'live' reports and interviews.

Moved to 8PM Slot since 1 January 2019

Steve Lai / Glenda Chong / John Leong (relief) / Dawn Tan / Sarah AI-Khaldi (Business) / Jill Neubronner (Weekend)
Primetime World Context behind the news of the day.

This programme has dropped since 1st January 2019.

Steve Lai (relief) / Glenda Chong (Main Presenter) / Dawn Tan (relief)/ Sarah AI-Khaldi (Business) / Jill Neubronner (Weekend)
Singapore Tonight Latest news. John Leong (Main Presenter) / Dawn Tan (Main Presenters) / Steve Lai (relief) / Glenda Chong (relief)/ Sarah AI-Khaldi (Business) / Jill Neubronner (Weekend)


  1. ^ "Conversation With". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  2. ^ "Conversation With: Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  3. ^ "Anwar Ibrahim". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  4. ^ "James Quincey, CEO Of The Coca-Cola Company". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  5. ^ "Conversation With S14 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  6. ^ "Jack Dorsey, CEO Of Twitter". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  7. ^ "Tash Aw, Author". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  8. ^ "Channel NewsAsia Exclusive: Interview with United States President Barack Obama - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  9. ^ "Obama: We're better off now than when I started as President". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  10. ^ hermes (2016-02-23). "Beijing 'still using might makes right approach'". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  11. ^ "Conversation With S12 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  12. ^ Solomon, Feliz. "Aung San Suu Kyi Can't, or Won't, Rein In Burma's Army". Time. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  13. ^ "Exclusive: Focus on resolving difficulties in Rakhine rather than exaggerating them, says Suu Kyi". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  14. ^ "Conversation With S11 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  15. ^ "Conversation With S11 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  16. ^ "First year as Indonesian President 'very challenging': Joko Widodo". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  17. ^ "Conversation With S12 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  18. ^ "I understand failure completely, says Uniqlo founder". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  19. ^ "Get Real". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-12-18.
  20. ^ "Insight". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-12-18.
  21. ^ "Money Mind". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-12-18.
  22. ^ "Correspondents' Diary". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2018-12-18.
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