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Linette Lim

Correspondent, China


Linette Lim is CNA’s China Correspondent. She reports on the world’s second largest economy out of her base in Shanghai, focusing on business and financial news.

Since joining the channel in 2011, Linette’s career highlights include covering elections in Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan, and high-level forums like the APEC Summit in the Philippines in 2015 and the G20 Summit in China in 2016.

She started her broadcasting career as a business reporter at the channel’s Singapore desk. Before that, she was first exposed to the newsroom as an intern at the Chennai office of The Hindu, India’s second-most circulated English-language newspaper.

Linette left CNA briefly in 2017 to join Singapore-based venture philanthropy organisation Leap Philanthropy, where she managed their social impact investments in Cambodia and Myanmar. She rejoined the channel in July 2018.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Singapore Management University and a Master’s degree in International Development from King’s College London.

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