Chong Koh Ping

Chong Koh Ping joined The Straits Times in June 2015 and was a correspondent at the Business Desk before moving to the China bureau in June 2016. An honours graduate in communications, she has spent six years working in international relations, both in Japan and in Singapore. Based in Shanghai, she covers economic and business developments in the world’s second largest economy as well as social trends especially in the Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta and western regions.
Mr Chan Jun Hwa and his wife Kamenii Puru, both 34, are now travelling the world for a year with their two young sons after saving about 70 per cent of what they think they would need to retire early.