Biography of the Author Mike Yeo

Mike Yeo

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Three Republic of Singapore Air Force F-16 aircraft

    Commentary: Noisy RSAF aircraft and annoyed residents - some compromises are needed

    With more people working from home, military aircraft taking off and landing can affect residents but let’s not forget flight training is ...
  2. SAF personnel (2)

    Commentary: Militaries, the surprising allies – when men in green fight for a greener world

    Bold plans underway augur well for Singapore’s carbon footprint and its defence quotient, says Mike Yeo.
  3. A spike in new cases has forced Victoria state in Australia to reimpose lockdown measures, including

    Commentary: How did Melbourne become the centre of the ‘world’s strictest lockdown’?

    Melbourne residents have little choice now but to accept curfews and more restrictions, as the state of Victoria battles its fiercest surge in ...
  4. The Singapore Airshow is Asia's biggest aviation event

    Commentary: Singapore Airshow in a COVID-19 outbreak – smaller but not quite

    Smaller crowds and fewer exhibitors may have turned up but the aviation community still says the Singapore Airshow gets their vote of confidence, ...
  5. RSAF Marina Barrage aerial display preview Ng Eng Hen

    Commentary: The road to getting the F-35s up and ready for Singapore

    The US Department of Defence announced an approval of sale of up to 12 F-35s to Singapore on Friday. The Republic of Singapore Air Force will face ...
  6. Taiwan Air Force's F-16 fighter jets

    Commentary: Fighter jet sales to Taiwan and the complex US-China balance of power

    The move to sell US fighter jets to Taiwan has stirred fresh debate about the region’s balance of power, amid a brewing US-China rivalry, says ...
  7. HDB building inspection using drones 1

    Commentary: We are woefully ill-equipped to deal with rogue drones

    Airports, authorities and societies are grappling with the fact that drones cost little but have huge impact for public safety and the aviation ...
  8. U.S. ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    Commentary: Was tough talk on South China Sea to boost US export of drones to Southeast Asia?

    The US’ decision to equip Southeast Asian countries with the ScanEagle drones demonstrate the US’s commitment to the security to its allies and ...
  9. Mahathir at Langkawi airshow

    Commentary: Palm oil for fighter jets? The illusion of defence in Malaysia

    Can Malaysia really strike a barter trade to acquire military weaponry? Air force expert Mike Yeo dives into the issues.
  10. China has denied US allegations that two Chinese Sukhoi SU-30 fighter jets -- like this one from the

    Commentary: Plagued by defence budget curbs - the Royal Malaysian Air Force in crisis

    Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s comments that Malaysia has no intent of buying new fighter jets reflects a longstanding challenge of funding the ...