Asia Business Report
is a business news programme produced by the BBC
and is shown on BBC World News
during Asian morning hours (0645, 0745, 0945 and 1145, UTC+8
) in weekdays. This programme is available in Asia Pacific
, South Asia
and Middle East
, although the 0745 edition is broadcast worldwide.
It is broadcast from the BBC's Singapore bureau which is in the CBD of Singapore. The main presenter is Rico Hizon, with Sharanjit Leyl taking the helm when he is away. Mishal Husain once presented this programme but has since returned to Britain to present the main BBC News bulletins for BBC World News.