Business Coverage

Joelyn Chan, business editor, pursued a Double Degree in Accountancy and Business at Nanyang Technological University. Having grown up in tiny Singapore, she is intrigued by world happenings and its ability to transcend geographical boundaries.

Tay Xiaohan, writergraduated from Nanyang Technological University with a degree in Communication Studies. She is passionate about technology and constantly amazed by how it impacts the world.

Li Jie Yan, China correspondent, graduated from Qingdao University of Science & Technology with a Bachelor’s degree.

James Lim, writer, graduated from Singapore Management University. He travels widely within ASEAN, especially to Indonesia and Vietnam.


Political coverage

Oliver Ward, political editor, studied History at the University of Leeds, specializing in the Vietnam and Korean Wars. He now writes about foreign policy and politics in Southeast Asia. Oliver’s interests include trade, economics and religious and ethnic issues.

John Pennington, senior writeris an English freelance journalist, writer, and a self-published author. He graduated from the University of Warwick with a Bachelor’s degree in French and History in 2006 before embarking on a teaching career. He enjoys travelling, walking and cooking.

Loke Hoe Yeong, writerwas formerly Associate Fellow at the European Union Centre in Singapore, and is a researcher on ASEAN and EU affairs.

Sadaf Rasheed, writer and researcher, working in politics and international development. She graduated with a BA in History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and an MSc in Social Anthropology from Wolfson College, University of Oxford.