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CNBC announces the debut of World View Hong Kong 

SINGAPORE, 30 October 2018 – CNBC, the number one business and financial news network, today announced a new 30 minute feature programme World View Hong Kong, sponsored by Brand HK.

Hosted by CNBC's Hong-Kong based reporter Emily Tan, the show takes a look at the investment opportunities and practical challenges Hong Kong faces as the Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative gathers pace.

In the lead up to the programme, CNBC will host a week of special coverage starting November 5, featuring voices from the show and speaking to experts on GBA development.

Commenting on the new series, Emily Tan said: "World View takes an in-depth look at this ambitious project to integrate three regional economies - Hong Kong, Macau and 9 cities in Guangdong. We'll examine Hong Kong's role within the Greater Bay Area and hear from business and government leaders about how this initiative is shaping their commercial and political strategies."

Guest contributors for this series include HK Government Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung, HSBC China CEO Helen Wong, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Chairman Aron Harilela, CLSA CEO Jonathan Slone and WeLab Founder & CEO Simon Loong amongst others.

You can follow updates on the series via @CNBCiPR on Twitter.

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Note to editors:

  • The World View Hong Kong special coverage will air on CNBC APAC from 5 to 12 November 2018 (except on Wednesday 7 November) during Squawk Box Asia at 0840hrs (SG/HK) and Street Signs Asia at 1140hrs (SG/HK).
  • The World View Hong Kong feature programme will air on Saturday, 17th Nov at 1030hrs & 1930hrs (SG/HK), 1930hrs & 2230hrs (SYD) and Sunday 18th Nov at 1830hrs (SG/HK/SYD).
  • Click here for Emily Tan's bio

For more information contact:

Clarence Chen
Communications Manager, APAC
CNBC International
D: +65 6326 1123
M: +65 9852 8630

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