Biography of the Author Justin Ong

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  1. Rostov On Don

    Extra Time in Russia: Heat is on, but smaller cities still warming up to World Cup fever

    Channel NewsAsia’s Justin Ong has a whole new experience after switching his base in Russia, even as the footballing action in the backdrop ...
  2. Singaporeans in Russia

    Hateful stares, police pressure and ‘go back to China’: The Singaporeans making a living in Russia

    Channel NewsAsia meets three Singapore natives who’ve chosen to carve out their careers in the far-flung reaches of Moscow and St Petersburg.
  3. moscow trains

    Extra Time in Russia: Keeping it real at the World Cup, from magic metro to S$75 laksa

    On his last day in Moscow, Channel NewsAsia’s Justin Ong takes some time to appreciate the city’s train system – and once again, its people.
  4. Ronaldo in match against Morocco at World Cup

    Cristiano Ronaldo and a final quest for invincibility

    The planet’s most famous athlete has been on fire, in what could possibly be his World Cup swansong. Now can he lift Portugal to the ultimate ...
  5. Russia fans celebrate win over Egypt 2

    Extra time in Russia: This Bud's not for you

    The first round of the World Cup wraps up with both the expected and unexpected for Channel NewsAsia’s man on the ground.
  6. LGBT flag Russia

    World Cup delivers mixed signals on LGBT situation in Russia

    At this year’s World Cup, Russian officials have allowed the rainbow flag - a symbol of gay rights - to be displayed at venues.
  7. China fans at World Cup

    'Dream come true' for China football fans flocking to World Cup in Russia

    More than 40,000 match tickets have been allocated to Chinese fans, on top of the country’s biggest brands hopping on board to sponsor this year’s ...
  8. Iceland fans

    ‘They make us proud’: Iceland bask in World Cup debut after holding mighty Messi’s Argentina

    Not even the presence of one Lionel Messi, the world’s best player five times over, could alter what purring Icelandic fans described post-match ...
  9. Russia win

    Extra Time in Russia: Dream comes true for hosts, in winning start to World Cup

    With all eyes on them, the Russians have managed to score a triumphant performance both on and off the pitch, says an impressed Justin Ong from ...