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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