03 May '11, 11am

Channel NewsAsia the top choice for S'pore expats in Indonesia

Channel NewsAsia the top choice for S'pore expats in Indonesia

JAKARTA: Singaporeans living overseas are keeping up to date with the general election campaign back home, via the internet and television. In Indonesia, Channel NewsAsia has become the top choice, with its extensive coverage of the campaign trail. One of them is mining executive Ramli Ahmad, who has been religiously keeping up with news from home since he came to Jakarta to work six years ago. In the past week, his interest has grown as a result of Channel NewsAsia's coverage of the Singapore General Election. He said: "I think now there's a lot more coverage. Because of this intense coverage you guys are giving...it creates excitement in us, that we also want to know. We don't want to be left out. And on top of that you know that (in) this election, we have a lot more competition that the previous elections." The Singapore-based news channel has been the main source of i...

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