Biography of the Author Genevieve Woo

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Genevieve Woo

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

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  1. Asia waits with anxiety to see which of these candidates, Donald Trump or Joe Biden, will win.

    Trump or Biden? What impact the US election result may have on Asia

    With the clock ticking down to the US presidential election on Nov 3, the programme Insight finds out whether a second term for Donald Trump is ...
  2. Hong Kong police at Yau Ma Tei protest on Sep 6, 2020

    Is democracy in Hong Kong forever blunted?

    As China flexes its muscles with a new security law and the arrest of pro-democracy advocates, Insight asks if it marks the end of the territory’s ...
  3. Many hope that a vaccine will be the magic bullet to fight COVID-19. What are the chances?

    When can you get a COVID-19 vaccine? Five things you should know

    Researchers are accelerating what usually takes 10 to 15 years so that a vaccine could be ready by next year. But it is no easy task, so what do ...
  4. Covid-19 is apparently less lethal but more contagious than the Sars coronavirus.

    How wide the spread of COVID-19 might actually be

    The mortality rate of the new coronavirus has been lower than SARS, but the nature of the virus suggests that it might be moving faster and ...
  5. Insight Japan doll maker 2

    The village with dolls but no children – and Japan’s existential crisis

    ​​​​​​​Its population ageing and declining, Japan must let go of some of its deep-set traditional values – if it wants to avoid an economic crisis.
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    What lies ahead for Hong Kong, a city on edge

    Protests may not be unusual in Hong Kong, but with the gulf between its government and people never more evident, Insight examines where the city ...
  7. Thailand is the first Southeast Asian country to legalise the use of cannabis for medical purposes.

    Promising or harmful? A debate ensues after Thailand legalises medical cannabis

    Is the tide of opinion turning? Is Southeast Asia becoming soft on the war on drugs? And what do the recent trends mean for Singapore? The ...
  8. Insight Hong Kong 1

    Hong Kong's brain drain: Why its young are losing hope and leaving

    Is the city about to lose its best and brightest as it did during the 1997 handover? The programme Insight looks at two key reasons some of them ...