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CNBC Asia Interview with Toby Chu


CIBT President and CEO Toby Chu was interviewed in Hong Kong by CNBC Asia on March 1, 2004. CNBC Asia Squawk Box is CNBC's signature morning show, focuses on what viewers need to know after the markets close in the U.S. and before the markets open in Asia. CNBC Asia is available to over 26 million homes in Asia.


CNBC Asia PACIFIC and Squawk Box:

December 9, 1997 saw two of the world's leading media companies, Dow Jones & Company and NBC, coming together. This global alliance creates a powerful combination of strengths: Dow Jones produces vital world business and financial news and information; NBC is the leading television network in the U.S. and the only U.S. network with global reach and vision. This move brings together the world's most recognized business news brands including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC and Dow Jones. CNBC and Dow Jones team up to provide business news programming that is unparalleled in scope. CNBC is avaliable to over 26 million homes in Asia, 86 million homes in the United States and 76 million homes in Europe.

Headquartered in the financial heart of Singapore, CNBC Asia Pacific uses full-time the virtual reality broadcast studio, giving it the ability to create computer-generated, custom-designed sets, and take an innovative lead in the presentation of complex data. With global editorial and network resources, viewers can expect the latest and most up-to-date information from anywhere in the world that has an impact on their business.

Asia Squawk Box, CNBC's signature morning show, focuses on what viewers need to know after the markets close in the U.S. and before the markets open in Asia. This unscripted, fast-paced guide to global markets gives viewers unique insight and advice they won't find anywhere else.

SQUAWK BOX ANCHOR - BETTINA CHUA:

Bettina Chua began a career in business television reporting 13 years ago in Malaysia at TV3, covering local business, economic and political news. She has been with CNBC Asia in all its incarnations, first joining Asia Business News as an anchor in 1995, and remaining with the company through the merger of its business TV operations with CNBC in 1998. In 1999, Bettina was named Asia's Best Presenter at the Asian Television Awards, winning a coveted award for her work on CNBC's advertising and marketing weekly program "Storyboard". Her programs have also won numerous distinctions at the New York Film & TV Awards, while her independent television production, "Asian Style", was first aired on CNBC in 2001.