Biography of the Author Leong Wai Kit

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Leong Wai Kit

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

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  1. tanjong kling fire

    1 killed in Tanjong Kling factory fire

    Seven people were sent to hospital with injuries including lacerations, smoke inhalation and burn injuries following a laboratory fire at Leeden ...
  2. jurong blast heroes

    Tanjong Kling factory fire heroes open up about tragic accident

    Safety Manager Lee Mun Hong and fellow emergency team-mate Nelson Poh sprang into action to help contain the fire in the factory blast at Tanjong ...
  3. Myanmar looking to recruit more volunteers for COVID-19 response | Video
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    Myanmar looking to recruit more volunteers for COVID-19 response | Video

    Thousands of volunteers play a crucial role in Myanmar's fight against COVID-19, at quarantine centres and in public education. Authorities are ...
  4. Some private hospitals in Myanmar to help government hospitals overloaded with COVID-19 cases | Video
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    Some private hospitals in Myanmar to help government hospitals overloaded with COVID-19 cases | Video

    Two private hospitals in Myanmar's Yangon will now test for COVID-19, helping to ease the burden on government hospitals overloaded with ...
  5. Fake news, hate speech hurting Myanmar's political parties amid online campaigning | Video
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    Fake news, hate speech hurting Myanmar's political parties amid online campaigning | Video

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced political parties in Myanmar to take their campaigning online, but fake news and hate speech are hurting ...
  6. Myanmar's economy casts shadow on election | Video
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    04:38minutes

    Myanmar's economy casts shadow on election | Video

    As Myanmar heads to the polls on Sunday (Nov 8), the economy is one area that observers say has not received much attention from Aung San Suu ...
  7. Lao social enterprise boosts wages of weavers | Video
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    Lao social enterprise boosts wages of weavers | Video

    In Laos, a social enterprise is helping hundreds of weavers earn up to three times the country's minimum wage. Ock Pop Tok - which means East ...
  8. Johor chief minister Osman Sapian formally starts work
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    Johor chief minister Osman Sapian formally starts work

    Mr Osman Sapian starts work formally on Monday (May 14) as Johor's new chief minister, and Channel NewsAsia's Leong Wai Kit finds out what's in ...