LILING TAN

Liling Tan

Liling Tan is an award-winning journalist covering the United Nations for China Global TV Network, reporting on all matters peace and security, conflict and climate, development and diplomacy.

Liling first joined the CGTN news team in 2012 as a business correspondent, reporting out of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, covering financial markets, big banks, and the aftermath of the subprime mortgage crisis.

Based in New York, Liling has also been deployed across the U.S. Northeast to cover major news events for CGTN, including the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the Boston Marathon bombing.

Liling brings with her two decades of editorial experience in print and broadcast that cover multiple fields across Asia and the United States, from geopolitics to weapons of mass destruction, oil & petrochemicals to plastics and packaging, global health to business trends.

Her ability to traverse finance, business and international affairs allows her to connect the dots between developments across the globe, and communicate to our audiences news events that matter, and why they matter.

 

STORIES BY LILING TAN

UN pays tribute to women for unique role they play
August 20, 2019

UN pays tribute to women for unique role they play

From delivering urgent food aid and medicines, to offering: shelter, counseling and support, unsung heroes at the frontlines of conflict and disasters help the most vulnerable from Syria to South Sudan. And on World Humanitarian Day, the United Nations is paying tribute to the women among them. Read More...
July 25, 2019

New UNEP Chief talks priorities, refocusing agency post-scandal

In February, the United Nations Environment Program welcomed a new leader. Inger Andersen took over after the former chief resigned for mishandling and mismanaging resources. Now, the Danish economist and environmentalist is tasked with restoring health to the planet – and to the agency. Andersen […] Read More...
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