Biography of the Author Olivia Siong

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Olivia Siong

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. More than 250,000 Tibetans relocated; rise in living standards but culture may be affected | Video
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    More than 250,000 Tibetans relocated; rise in living standards but culture may be affected | Video

    More than 250,000 Tibetans have been relocated in the last four years, as part of China’s national drive to lift people out of absolute poverty.
  2. Removing the 'negative influences of religion' in Tibet | Video
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    Removing the 'negative influences of religion' in Tibet | Video

    Tibet is one of China's most restricted regions, with foreign journalists and diplomats rarely allowed access. However, Chinese officials recently ...
  3. Getting Singapore’s rail network back on track in 2018
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    Getting Singapore’s rail network back on track in 2018

    From Phase 3 of the Downtown Line to the Tuas West Extension, new sections of rail lines opened this year to bring more convenience to commuters.
  4. China to merge regulators, create new ministries in biggest revamp in years
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    China to merge regulators, create new ministries in biggest revamp in years

    China said it will merge its banking and insurance regulators and create a new agricultural and rural village ministry, a parliament document ...
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    SMRT launches new scheme allowing drivers to rent taxis by the hour

    Taxis will be parked at selected locations for rent to drivers with a valid Taxi Driver Vocational Licence.
  6. Xi Jinping re-elected as China's president; top ally Wang Qishan named VP
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    Xi Jinping re-elected as China's president; top ally Wang Qishan named VP

    China's parliament unanimously handed President Xi Jinping a second term on Saturday (Mar 17) and elevated his right-hand man to the ...
  7. China's finance minister waves away debt concerns
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    China's finance minister waves away debt concerns

    China's finance minister on Wednesday (Mar 7) brushed aside persistent concerns that the country's ballooning debt could spark a financial crisis, ...
  8. 'Flaws in China's financial regulatory systems need to be fixed'
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    'Flaws in China's financial regulatory systems need to be fixed'

    In what might be his last news conference, China's outgoing central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said that the country needs to be bolder in ...
  9. How the US-China trade war could affect domestic politics in China | Video
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    How the US-China trade war could affect domestic politics in China | Video

    As a trade war continues to brew between China and the United States, observers point to rumours of discontent in Beijing over President Xi ...
  10. PM Lee Hsien Loong at Boao Forum
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    Trade war catastrophic for the world; unilateral tariffs not the solution: PM Lee

    Amid rising tensions between the United States and China over trade disputes, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has urged caution over the impact of ...