Gerald Tan

Gerald Tan

Gerald Tan is a TV journalist by day and foodie by night. He has covered global politics for the last 20 years, reporting from newsrooms in Washington, D.C., New York, Kuala Lumpur, and Doha.

Gerald’s passion for international affairs is rivalled by only that for food. He has written and hosted a series of travel documentaries looking at the intersection of cuisine and culture; and is author of an award-winning book on street food in George Town, Malaysia.

He is currently based in Washington, D.C. for CGTN America.


October 2, 2019

UN Day of Non-Violence: Gandhi’s path of peaceful resistance

It's the UN's International Day of Non-Violence, which honors the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of India’s independence movement. Gandhi pioneered the philosophy of non-violent resistance and inspired generations of leaders. Many, like him, have paid the ultimate price for their beliefs. Read More...
September 26, 2019

Key players in the US impeachment inquiry explained

The inquiry into whether U.S. President Donald Trump abused power to solicit foreign help to discredit a potential adversary in the 2020 presidential election involves a large cast of players. A look at those key figures and how they are all connected. Read More...
September 25, 2019

Impeaching the US President: How does it work?

Impeachment is the filing of charges. not the removal from office. There's actually a long process from when a U.S. president is impeached before he's possibly forced from office, and no Congress has never successfully removed a sitting president. A look at how it works. Read More...
September 17, 2019

Two Taliban suicide bombings in Afghanistan kill dozens

Dozens of people were killed in Afghanistan in two suicide bombings claimed by the Taliban. The first blew up at a presidential election rally - killing at least 26 people. A second - at an army base in Kabul - killed at least 22, including civilians. Read More...
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