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|Launched||1 March 1999 by Television Corporation of Singapore
12 February 2001 as Channel NewsAsia
|Picture format||576i (SDTV 4:3)
1080i (HDTV 16:9)
International 576i (SDTV 16:9)
|Slogan||Providing Asian Perspectives (before 21 January 2013)
|Broadcast area||Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Japan, India, Korea and Papua NG|
|Headquarters||Caldecott Broadcast Centre|
|Formerly called||Television Corporation of Singapore
(1 March 1999—12 February 2001)
|Replaced||MediaCorp Pte Ltd|
|MediaCorp — Analogue (Singapore)||Channel 32 (UHF 559.25 MHz)|
|MediaCorp — Digital (DVB-T)||
Channel 38 (UHF 610MHz)  Multiplex carrying Mediacorp channelsdigitally.
|MediaCorp — Digital (DVB-T2)||Channel 27 (UHF 522MHz) (LCN 06)|
|AsiaSat 7||3706 MHz|
|Indovision Indonesia||Channel 330|
|TVB Pay Vision Hong Kong||Channel 90|
|Cignal Digital TV Philippines||Channel 45|
|StarHub TV Singapore||Channel 106|
|MediaCorp (via SCTV socket) Singapore||Channel 30 (UHF 543.25 MHz)|
|SkyCable Philippines||Channel 109 (Digital)|
|Cablelink Philippines||Channel 21|
|TransACT Australia||Channel 25|
|First Media Indonesia||Channel 232|
|Cable TV Hong Kong||Channel 76|
|ABNXcess Malaysia||Channel 293|
|Destiny Cable Philippines||Channel 24 (Analog)
Channel 109 (Digital)
|mio TV Singapore||Channel 6 / 153|
|HyppTV Malaysia||Channel 411|
|DETV Malaysia||Channel 122|
|now TV Hong Kong||Channel 322|
|FetchTV Australia||Channel 186|
|Online viewing||channelnewsasia.com (international feed only)|
|Toggle||Watch (Singapore feed, free but available in Singapore only)|
Channel NewsAsia Singapore (abbreviated CNA) Singapore was established in March 1999 by MediaCorp, and is a Singaporean English language Asian cable television news agency and news channel. Positioned to “Understand Asia”, it reports on global developments with Asian perspectives. Channel NewsAsia brings viewers not only the latest news but also the stories behind the headlines. Based in Singapore, it has correspondents in major Asian cities and key Western ones, including New York City, Sydney, London and Dubai.
Channel NewsAsia (International), was launched in September 2000. It is now viewed in 25 territories across Asia with its satellite footprint stretching across the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and Australia.
Channel NewsAsia's other key business is the production of news and current affairs content in four languages, English, Malay, Mandarin Chinese and Tamil. This content is produced for MediaCorp's television and online platforms, such as mass entertainment Channels 5, 8, U, Suria and Vasantham. MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.
Programmes and presenters
Channel NewsAsia is an international news channel focusing primarily on Asian news, information and current affairs. Each of its news bulletins, called News Now, which runs in the day, Primetime World, and News Pulse which airs during late night hours after primetime programming, run for half-hour, starting at the top of the hour except for First Look Asia, the breakfast show which runs for three consecutive hours and midday show Asia Connect, Primetime Asia and Singapore Tonight, which run for one hour each. The bottom of the hour features documentaries, newsbites and also reruns of discussion shows like "Between the Lines" and "Talking Point". The channel now airs programmes 24 hours a day with some programmes, largely business reports, broadcast from the channel's new studios at the Marina Bay Financial Centre.
Channel NewsAsia also produces news and current affairs programmes for MediaCorp Channel 5, Channel 8, U, Suria and Vasantham.