Editor, Asian Wall Street Journal
Reginald Chua is the Editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal, the
region's leading business publication. Founded in 1976, the Hong
Kong-based Asian Journal has a staff of 75 reporters and editors
in 15 Asian cities. The 72,000-circulation daily is printed in 9
cities around the region: Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Bangkok,
Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Taipei, Manila and Jakarta.
Mr Chua has been Editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal since
August 1997, steering the paper's award-winning coverage of the
Asian financial crisis and its aftermath. During his tenure, the
Asian Journal significantly expanded its coverage of the impact
of technology on business and society with the launch of a monthly
section, Technology Journal, and the addition of a dedicated team
covering the topic. In 2001, the paper added a daily third section,
Networking, expanding even further its coverage of technology, media,
marketing and management issues. Mr. Chua also oversaw the development
and launch of Weekend Journal, a weekly section covering personal
finance and lifestyle issues.
Me. Chua joined The Asian Wall Street Journal in 1993, serving
as The Asian Journal's Manila correspondent from June 1993 to September
1995. In October 1995, he opened the paper's Hanoi bureau and was
the paper's correspondent there until early 1997, when he moved
to Hong Kong as Deputy Managing Editor.
Prior to joining the Asian Journal, Mr. Chua worked in Singapore
for Reuters news agency and the then-Singapore Broadcasting Corp.
(now Television Corp. of Singapore); he was also the Manila correspondent
for The Straits Times newspaper.
A native of Singapore, Mr Chua also served in the Singapore Armed
Forces and worked briefly as a computer programmer. He holds a master's
degree in journalism from Columbia University and received a bachelor's
degree in mathematics in 1982 from the University of Chicago. He
attended high school in the Philippines.
He is married with one child.