Five times Channel NewsAsia Singapore shows us it’s into the #velfie trend

We’ve seen how social media influenced the mainstream platforms. The latest trend? #velfie.


If you noticed, Channel NewsAsia has been tapping on mobile phone ‘video-selfie’ reporting over the past month – in a bid to bring corroborated real time news coverage to its readers. (Also to beat competition by other user-generated content, I suppose.)


Here are five videos uploaded by Channel NewsAsia to tell us it’s still the boss:


#SLD15: Our reporter Pichayada Promchertchoo updates us on the scene near Shangri-La hotel after an incident this morning led police to shoot dead one person; 2 others were detained.

Posted by Channel NewsAsia Singapore on Saturday, 30 May 2015

Singapore will find out if the Botanic Gardens is declared a UNESCO World Heritage site as soon as tomorrow evening….

Posted by Channel NewsAsia Singapore on Friday, 3 July 2015

MRT DISRUPTION: Initial confusion for commuters at Orchard MRT station with the signs saying one thing and announcements saying another, our reporter Steve Clark says.

Posted by Channel NewsAsia Singapore on Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Some commuters seen carrying books, while some started their journey an hour early in preparation for any delays,…

Posted by Channel NewsAsia Singapore on Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Smart living solutions such as devices to track the elderly when no one else is at home, will soon be tested in public housing estates. Dylan Loh explains:

Posted by Channel NewsAsia Singapore on Wednesday, 8 July 2015


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Mendi Ang is a young (patriotic) Singaporean student. Her musings can be gathered from her travel observations, chats with adorable old ice cream uncles and even your conversations on the train. Inspiration is all around.

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