List of programs broadcast by Channel NewsAsia

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The following is a list of television programs formerly or currently broadcast by the Channel News Asia.


Productions of Channel NewsAsia and other programmes[edit]

Programme Description Presenter(s)
Conversation With[1] The channel's flagship one-on-one interview programme that airs Thursday nights at 8:30pm SGT. Recent guests on the show include then- United States President Barack Obama[2][3][4], Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi[5][6][7], President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi[8], Indonesia's President Joko Widodo[9][10] and uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai[11][12]. Lin Xueling
Get Rea! (read as Get Real) An investigative current-affairs programme focusing on issues in Singapore and the world (runs as a season)
Insight A weekly current-affairs programme (runs as a season) Gerard Lam
Money Mind A weekly business programme (runs as a season) Dawn Tan/Keith de Souza (relief)
Correspondents' Diary 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. Airs Saturday 7:30-8:30pm, Sunday at 12:30-1:30am and 1-2pm.
Welcome 2 Taiwan Sunday 7:30pm-8pm, Sat at 2:30pm-3pm.
Documentary of The Week
Between The Lines A current affairs discussion programme focusing on issues relevant to Asia and the world. Unlike another debate programme Perspectives, it does not have a live audience. It airs on Wednesdays at 6:00pm and repeats at 11:00pm. (runs as a season) Loke Wei Sue
World View Special reports filed by correspondents the world over. Usually screens unusual news happenings around the world in the week. (regular 30-minute segments)
Perspectives A world affairs debate on Wednesdays at 8.00pm (SIN/HK) where guests are invited to share their views on issues relevant to Singapore and the world, in front of a live audience of students and lecturers in an university or a school, depending on the location. Teymoor Nabili

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 6/2017 as News Pulse was dropped. One edition lasts 30 minutes.

Daily at midnight, 2 AM, 4 AM, 5 or 6 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, noon, 3 PM, 4 PM, 5 PM.

Some extra editions include: weekdays at 6 PM, weekends at 7 AM, 8 AM, 9 AM and 2 PM, and Saturdays at 6 PM.

Thersa Tang / Lance Alexender / Geraldine Tan / Christine Chan / Julie Yoo / Gasthoori Manickam / Gerald Lam / Henry Yin / Syahida Othman / Jill Neubronner / Adam Bahktiar (Business) / Toni Waterman (Business) / Sarah Al-Khadhi (Business)
Headlines A quick view on local and world news in 2 minutes. Airs almost every hour. Thersa Tang / Lance Alexender / Geraldine Tan / Christine Chan / Julie Yoo / Gasthoori Manickam / Gerald Lam / Henry Yin / Syahida Othman / Jill Neubronner

Main news bulletins[edit]

Shows Descriptions Presenters
First Look Asia Runs Monday to Friday at these times:
  • Main Edition at 7-9am (simulcast on Channel 5)
  • Bite-size Edition at 12:30pm and 5:30pm for 30 minutes
Lance Alexander, Theresa Tang, Yvonne Chan, Adam Bakhtiar (Business), Christine Chan (relief), Julie Yoo (relief)
Primetime Asia Channel NewsAsia's correspondents bring you the top stories of the day with 'live' reports, interviews and breaking news events to keep you up-to-date on what's happening in one of the most dynamic regions of the world. Nightly from 7 to 7:30. Glenda Chong / Steve Lai / Toni Waterman (Business) / Jill Neubronner (Weekend) / Dawn Tan (relief) / John Leong (relief) / Geraldine Tan (relief) / Gerald Lam (relief) / Genevieve Woo (relief)
Primetime World Get the context behind the news of the day and find out how it will affect the rest of the world. The biggest stories and its impact, delivered in this fast-paced half-hour news bulletin. Airs nightly at 9. Glenda Chong / Jill Neubronner (Weekend) / Steve Lai (relief) / Geraldine Tan (relief) / Gerald Lam (relief) / Genevieve Woo (relief) / John Leong (relief)
Singapore Tonight The show to watch to make sense of the day's news and business happenings in Singapore. We don't just bring you up to date with the latest news, we also prepare you for the next day with analysis and views on how events impact you.

Runs daily at 10:00pm, with repeats at 3:00am the next day

Dawn Tan / John Leong / Glenda Chong (relief) / Steve Lai (relief) / Jill Neubronner (Weekend) / Toni Waterman (Business)
Asia Business First From the opening bell across markets in Southeast Asia and China, to the biggest business interviews and top financial stories, tune in to Asia Business First to kick-start your business day. Runs weekdays 9am-9:30am. Adam Bakhtiar / Christine Chan (relief) / Toni Waterman (Business)
Sportsworld Weekend Weekly sport news magazine, cover all the biggest actions, happenings and stories. Runs Sundays 10:30pm-11pm. Lance Alexander
  1. ^ "Conversation With". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  2. ^ "Channel NewsAsia Exclusive: Interview with United States President Barack Obama - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  3. ^ "Obama: We're better off now than when I started as President". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  4. ^ hermes (2016-02-23). "Beijing 'still using might makes right approach'". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  5. ^ "Conversation With S12 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  6. ^ Solomon, Feliz. "Aung San Suu Kyi Can't, or Won't, Rein In Burma's Army". Time. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  7. ^ "Exclusive: Focus on resolving difficulties in Rakhine rather than exaggerating them, says Suu Kyi". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  8. ^ "Conversation With S11 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  9. ^ "Conversation With S11 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  10. ^ "First year as Indonesian President 'very challenging': Joko Widodo". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  11. ^ "Conversation With S12 - Toggle". Toggle. Retrieved 2017-09-06. 
  12. ^ "I understand failure completely, says Uniqlo founder". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 2017-09-06.