Regional & Global Affairs Correspondent (The Straits Times)

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Job Description

The Straits Times is looking for an experienced regional and global affairs correspondent. 

Reporting to the Foreign Editor, the role calls for filing reports, analyses and features on a diverse range of topics. You should be familiar with issues related to regional and global political, social and economic developments, and maintain a keen interest in developments in the Asia-Pacific and beyond. A part-time commitment will also be considered.

The successful candidate must demonstrate expertise on the social, economic and political trends in Asia and stay abreast of current affairs in and around the region. The candidate must also be able to:

  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Produce quality stories and analyses
  • Provide spot news coverage on economic/social/political issues.
  • Widen ST's overseas network of contacts


Job requirements:

  • Relevant degree with prior experience in working as a reporter in the region
  • Ability to develop own stories and write clean copy
  • Fluency in any other regional languages apart from English would be an added advantage

Please send your applications and referrals to




  • Permanent / Full Time
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  • Media / Events / Advertising / Public Relations
    Printing / Publishing / Journalism
  • 1000 Toa Payoh North News Centre
Work Location
  • 1000 Toa Payoh North
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