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CNA logo without "Channel NewsAsia" labelling
|Launched||1 March 1999 by Television Corporation of Singapore
12 February 2001 as Channel NewsAsia
|Picture format||576i 16:9 SDTV
1080i 16:9 HDTV
|Slogan||Providing Asian Perspectives (before 21 January 2013)
|Broadcast area||Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Japan, India, Pakistan, South Korea and Papua NG|
|Headquarters||Caldecott Broadcast Centre|
|Formerly called||Television Corporation of Singapore
(1 March 1999—12 February 2001)
|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 33 (UHF 570MHz) (LCN 06)|
|AsiaSat 7||3706 MHz|
|Indovision (Indonesia)||Channel 330|
|Tata Sky (India)||Channel 535|
|TVB Network Vision (Hong Kong)||Channel 90|
|Cignal Digital TV (Philippines)||Channel 45|
|StarHub TV (Singapore)||Channel 106 (SD)
Channel 184 (HD)
|Mediacorp (via SCTV socket) Singapore||Channel 30 (UHF 543.25 MHz)|
|SkyCable (Philippines)||Channel 109 (Digital)|
|Destiny Cable (Philippines)||Channel 24 (Analog)
Channel 109 (Digital)
|Pioneer Cable Vision Inc. (PCVI)
(Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines)
|Channel 36 (SD)|
|Cablelink (Philippines)||Channel 21|
|TransACT (Australia)||Channel 25|
|First Media (Indonesia)||Channel 232|
|Cable TV (Hong Kong)||Channel 76|
|ABNXcess (Malaysia)||Channel 293|
|Singtel TV (Singapore)||Channel 6 (HD) / 153 (HD)|
|HyppTV (Malaysia)||Channel 411|
|DETV (Malaysia)||Channel 122|
|now TV (Hong Kong)||Channel 322|
|HKBN bbTV (Hong Kong)||Channel 734|
|FetchTV (Australia)||Channel 186|
|Live Streaming (International)|
|Live Streaming (Singapore)|
Channel NewsAsia Singapore (abbreviated CNA) is a Singaporean English language Asian cable television news agency and news channel established by Mediacorp on 1 March 1999. 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 two consecutive hours, 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 "Perspectives". 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 airs live sports events such as horse racing derby and produces news and current affairs programmes for MediaCorp Channel 5, Channel 8, U, Suria and Vasantham.