Channel NewsAsia

Singapore revises up growth forecast for 2017 as Q3 GDP grows 5.2%

The Singapore economy is expected to grow by 3 to 3.5 per cent in 2017 and by 1.5 to 3.5 per cent in 2018, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry ...

Singapore's exports up 7.6% in Q3

Top stories

Optional re-registration of NRICs for those born before 1962

Load more stories

latest news

See all latest news

I escaped death. 5 of my teammates didn’t

10 years ago in Cambodia, Channel NewsAsia’s Justin Ong was a member of the Singaporean national dragonboat crew struck by ...

Read more

MOST popular



  1. Latest Videos
  2. Most watched
Section title
Media playtime

Drumming to Her Dreams

Section title
See all videos

Matron's house of tough love

Sick, suicidal and shunned, HIV-positive women find refuge with a tough Malaysian grandma who refuses to let them "rot away".

Read & Watch

video on demand

For The King

On October 13, 2016, Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away at the age of 88. A year of mourning was declared for the world’s ...

Aarushi – Beyond Reasonable Doubt

In 2008, Aarushi Talwar, a 14-year-old schoolgirl is found murdered in her bedroom. A day later, the body of the prime suspect - the family’s ...

Why It Matters

Imagine having someone turn a complex topic inside out, break complex concepts down into simple strands, and make the familiar surprising. What if ...

Inside the Storm 3

Big businesses rise and fall every day. Inside the Storm: Back from the Brink, is a documentary series that follows the lifecycle of four of the ...

See All Video On Demand

asian voices

“It was an awful day … Commuters were inconvenienced and some were even injured. So we are deeply sorry for that.”

Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for Transport

Singapore Khaw Boon Wan apologises to commuters affected by Joo Koon train collision
“ASEAN is a lifeboat for all 10 countries in Southeast Asia, to come together, to work together, to have our voice heard on the world stage, to be able to manage our own issues among ourselves, and to cooperate to improve the lives of the people in Southeast Asia.”

Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore

Singapore ASEAN a 'lifeboat' for Southeast Asian countries: PM Lee
“Openness brings progress while self-seclusion leaves one behind.”

Xi Jinping, president of China

Asia Pacific Globalisation an 'irreversible historical trend': Xi
"I have not been silent ... what people mean is what I say is not interesting enough."

Aung San Suu Kyi, de facto leader of Myanmar

World Tillerson says Myanmar sanctions won't solve Rohingya crisis at this time
“I just want to make a difference before I go.”

Eirliani Abdul Rahman, author

Singapore 'I just want to make a difference': Singaporean author tells stories of child sex abuse survivors
"I don't need any praises. I'm not a hero or a special one. At the end of the day, I'm just a bridge that connects Thai people to learn about the (public health issue).”

Athiwara “Toon Bodyslam” Kongmalai, Thai celebrity

Asia Pacific Thai celebrity 'Toon Bodyslam' takes on 55-day marathon to raise money for public hospitals

stories for you

more Stories for you