Primetime Asia

Primetime Asia

PrimeTime Asia
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Primetime Asia

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Between the Lines

Primetime Asia gives you the day's top stories brought to you by the channel's network of correspondents across the region, with in-depth analysis and a look ahead at the impact on the region.

Weekdays 7 – 8pm (SIN / HK)
Weekends 7 – 7.30pm (SIN / HK)


Presenters:

Presenter

Glenda Chong

Glenda currently anchors Primetime World and is the co-host of Primetime Asia. An award-winning presenter, Glenda returned to Singapore in March 2011 after serving as China Correspondent for 3 years in Shanghai.

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Glenda Chong

Glenda currently anchors Primetime World and is the co-host of Primetime Asia.

An award-winning presenter, Glenda returned to Singapore in March 2011 after serving as China Correspondent for 3 years in Shanghai. Highlights of her work include reporting on the 2008 Beijing Olympics, covering the devastating aftermath of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.

Before her posting in China, Glenda presented Channel NewsAsia’s main news programmes, fronting major breaking stories, including the 2007 Thai coup, the 2004 Asian tsunami, and 2003 SARS outbreak in Singapore. In the last 5 years, Glenda has anchored the station’s coverage of the US, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Indonesia elections.

Glenda was named Best News Anchor at the Asian Television Awards in 2001. She was also awarded Best Presenter at Mediacorp’s Annual Excellence Awards in 2005.

She is conversant in Mandarin and Bahasa Melayu, and enjoys, travelling, golf and diving.

Glenda graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism and holds a Masters of International Studies from the National University of Singapore.

You can follow Glenda on Twitter: @GlendaChongCNA

Presenter

Steve Lai

Steve Lai fronts PrimeTime Asia, Channel NewsAsia’s flagship evening bulletin, which covers news and current affairs relevant to viewers in Asia. Steve presents developments from across the globe with an Asian perspective, interviewing analysts, news makers and thought leaders.

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Steve Lai

Steve Lai fronts PrimeTime Asia, Channel NewsAsia’s flagship evening bulletin, which covers news and current affairs relevant to viewers in Asia. Steve presents developments from across the globe with an Asian perspective, interviewing analysts, news makers and thought leaders.

In his time at Channel NewsAsia, Steve has led coverage on election specials for the US, Taiwan and the Philippines in 2016 and the landmark Myanmar election in 2015. He has also anchored current affairs documentaries The Social Experiment and Singapore 2035.

Prior to joining CNA in March 2012, Steve worked at ESPN Star Sports as a presenter for Sportscenter Asia and as a broadcast journalist for the 24hr channel ESPNews.

Steve also worked as a pundit for Astro’s (Malaysia) coverage of the 2011 Rugby World Cup in his capacity as the former (and first) Captain of the Brunei National Rugby team.

Steve first stepped in front of the camera in 2009, as a presenter for News at Ten and World News on Radio Television Brunei. Prior to TV, Steve worked at the Brunei Economic Development Board as an Account Manager.

Steve graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management and Marketing Management from the University of Gloucestershire.

For more of what Steve gets up to, follow him on Twitter: @SteveLaiCNA

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