Martin Soong is the co-anchor of CNBC's Street Signs, based in Singapore. The programme follows the day's biggest moves to provide viewers with actionable, real-time insights. From the anchor desk to the trading desk, the show helps you to capitalize on the plays of the day.
Part of the CNBC Asia team since 1993, Soong is one of the founding anchors of the network, and has played a key role in helping shape its identity and development.
A 20-year broadcast veteran, Soong has dominated business television in Asia for two decades. He covered the Asian financial crisis, and has also reported widely, from APEC and ASEAN summits, to post-conflict zones like East Timor.
Soong has conducted countless interviews with top business leaders, including Bill Gates, Jeff Immelt, Rex Tillerson, and Carol Bartz, as well as government and political leaders such as Timothy Geithner, Jack Lew, Australian Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Soong speaks regularly at major events including the World Economic Forum.
He is the only 6-time winner of the Asian Television Awards for Best News Anchor, Voted by industry peers.
It is hard to make a cold-eyed assessment of Thailand's King Bhumibol, partly because of the country's draconian lese majeste laws.
China is very ready to engage with the countries the U.S. has struck a trade accord with, a U.S. government official said.
The Philippines is content with a modest acknowledgment of its victory in an international court against China. This is probably a wise move.
China's claims in the South China Sea are audacious, which makes The Hague's decision of huge economic and geopolitical importance.
If you've followed the upheavals in Southeast Asian politics over the last few decades, you'll be familiar with the phenomenon of the Rent-a-Mob.
Richard Javad Heydarian from De La Salle University discusses the Phillipines' outlook with CNBC's Martin Soong.
As markets show tentative signs of recovery, commentators are debating whether we have the start of a sustained rally or a just a dead cat bounce.
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