Based in Singapore, Pauline Chiou is the host of CNBC's Capital Connection. Chiou also provides market and news updates throughout CNBC Asia's core business day programming.
A 20-year broadcast veteran, Chiou has reported on an impressive range of stories during her career, from the aftermath of natural disasters like Taiwan's Typhoon Morakot to tensions within the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. She has interviewed top business and political leaders including Zhang Xin of Soho, Nissan's Carlos Ghosn, and former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. She is the recipient of an Associated Press Award for Feature Reporting for a special series on peacekeeping in Bosnia.
Prior to joining CNBC, she was with CNN where she covered Asia business news since 2009 and anchored the flagship show World Business Today. Prior to that, she was based in the U.S where she covered markets from the New York Stock Exchange.
Chiou grew up in the US, where she spent her early broadcast career. She has a Bachelor's degree in History from Yale University and a Master's degree in Journalism from Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois.
CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee and four other executives will be charged with bribery, embezzlement and other offenses.
CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports China's central bank surprised markets by modestly increasing short-term interest rates.
Pauline Chiou reports the latest with what's moving markets in Asia, including gold and currencies.
Drugmakers need to learn empathy and not try to defend price hikes that make drugs inaccessible, GSK CEO Andrew Witty told CNBC.
Customers walk into a Timo cafe and hear the espresso machines humming. They can listen to a sales pitch as they sip a free cup of coffee.
Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao explains how she took Vietnam's low-cost carrier from "bikini flights" to IPO, and how she'll conquer global aviation.
Asian markets drifted lower on Monday after oil-producing countries failed to reach a deal to freeze output, reports CNBC's Pauline Chiou.
Ernie Thrasher, founder and CEO of Xcoal, discussed the impact of Donald Trump's infrastructure plans on commodities.
While Trump's economic policies are uncertain, an agreement between Japan and the U.S. would be the most logical step.
Ride hailing app Grab is revving up online dating in Southeast Asia.
Charles Chao, CEO of Sina, discusses the company's efforts to stamp out inaccurate information on its social media platforms.
Samsung is unlikely to adopt a holding company structure as this would undermine the Lee family's control, warns Nomura's Michael Na.
Geoff Cutmore and Sophia Yan examine how China's "One Belt, One Road" project could create benefits, locally and globally.