Frances Mao

Frances Mao is a journalist covering Asia for the BBC World News in their Singapore bureau. She was previously their Australia writer in Sydney for four years where she covered the deterioration of China-Australia relations, the Black Summer bushfires and other climate catastrophes, refugee cases, numerous political scandals and so many shark attacks. Prior to the BBC, she worked in newsrooms at AAP, MSN, and Sky Business. She has degrees in law and journalism from the University of Technology, Sydney.