Channel NewsAsia (abbreviated CNA) is a Singaporean English language Asian cable television news agency and news channel established by Mediacorp on 1 March 1999. Positioned to “Understand Asia”, it reports on global developments with Asian perspectives. Channel NewsAsia brings viewers not only the latest news but also the stories behind the headlines. Based in Singapore, it has correspondents in major Asian cities and key Western ones, including New York City, Sydney, London and Dubai.
Channel NewsAsia (International), was launched in September 2000. It is now viewed in 25 territories across Asia with its satellite footprint stretching across the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and Australia.
Channel NewsAsia's other key business is the production of news and current affairs content in four languages, English, Malay, Mandarin Chinese and Tamil. This content is produced for Mediacorp's television and online platforms, such as mass entertainment Channels 5, 8, U, Suria and Vasantham. MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.
Channel NewsAsia airs rolling news and information coverage with hourly headlines.
Channel NewsAsia also airs live sports events such as horse racing derby and produces news and current affairs programmes for MediaCorp Channel 5, Channel 8, U, Suria and Vasantham.