Gerald Tan

Gerald Tan

Gerald Tan is a TV news reporter by day and foodie by night. He is celebrating his 10th year with Al Jazeera and is now based at the network headquart... ers in Doha after stints in Washington, DC and Kuala Lumpur. As a senior producer in the English channel, he is responsible for writing, voicing, and packaging reports for the hourly news bulletins.   His passion for international affairs is rivalled by only that for food. Gerald runs his own website featuring articles about food and travel, the restaurant scene in Doha, and his kitchen adventures as a baker. AJEats is the meeting of his two worlds, a lens into global culture through the food people eat. Follow Gerald Tan on Twitter @GeraldoTan & on Instagram @boulangerry


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Record tem­per­a­tures are fu­elling a heat­wave in sev­er­al states of In­dia. Some cities are try­ing to cope by shift­ing school and work­ing hours. A lack of rain is threat­en­ing the liveli­hoods of many farm­ers. Al Jazeera’s Ger­ald Tan re­ports.

Published On 21 Apr 2017

Res­cue ships in the Mediter­ranean Sea picked up thou­sands of refugees in mid-April. At least 4,500 peo­ple were saved off the coast of Libya on April 14 and 15, and sev­er­al hun­dreds more on April 16.

Published On 17 Apr 2017

North Ko­rea is blam­ing the US for stir­ring up a pos­si­ble con­flict n the re­gion. Words have been fly­ing be­tween the ad­ver­saries as the North pre­pares to mark its biggest cel­e­bra­tion of the year – some say with a show of force.

Published On 14 Apr 2017

A two-day meet­ing in the Pak­istani city of La­hore is un­der way to help re­solve a wa­ter dis­pute be­tween In­dia and Pak­istan. The neigh­bours are bound by a decades-old ac­cord to share re­sources along the In­dus Riv­er.

Published On 22 Mar 2017