Astro Awani is a television news and current affairs channel providing 24-hour news coverage, including content in Malay. Astro Awani presents news and programs, including current affairs, lifestyle shows, documentaries, interview programs, and a local and international magazine. Astro Awani started broadcasting on 6 September 2007 as part of the revamp of Astro's news division. The station is intended for Malaysians, Bruneians, and Indonesians. Currently, the channel has numerous bases, each with their own correspondents, and can also call upon the resources and bureaus that the Malaysian government offers, such as reporters from Bernama.