Biography of the Author Lianne Chia

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  1. Halimah Yacob sworn in as Singapore's 8th President

    The 63-year-old former Speaker of Parliament is the country’s first female President, and first Malay head of state in 47 years.
  2. Highlights: Nomination Day, PE2017

  3. Tan Chuan-Jin becomes Singapore’s 10th Speaker of Parliament

    Mr Tan takes over the post from Mdm Halimah Yacob, who resigned last month to contest the Presidential Election.
  4. Govt prepared to pay political price over changes to Elected Presidency: Chan Chun Sing

    Mr Chan, who was speaking at a forum on the Reserved Presidential Election, also recounted a conversation with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ...
  5. Saying goodbye: President Tony Tan's last day in office

    Applause, hugs, handshakes and familiar songs were the order of the evening at President Tony Tan Keng Yam’s farewell reception on Thursday (Aug 31).
  6. Is bigger really better? The role of mega centres in Singapore’s pre-school landscape

    Large childcare centres are becoming an increasingly common sight in Singapore’s pre-school landscape. Channel NewsAsia’s Lianne Chia looks at the ...
  7. ‘World’s largest pre-school’ opens in Singapore, with capacity for 2,100 children

    The 50,000 sqm Early Learning Village at Lorong Chuan is the result of a collaboration between two international schools.