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This podcast can help anyone dealing with serious illness. Over the years, we have cared for and interviewed thousands of patients and families who tell us they felt overwhelmed and ‘in the dark’ during their illness journey. Yet we sometimes heard stories where individuals felt prepared, in control and ‘in the know.’ What was the difference between these experiences? The answer is the 7 keys. Join your hosts Dr. Samantha Winemaker, palliative care doctor, and Dr. Hsien Seow, health care res ...
 
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Introducing Ad Block, a new Ad Age podcast. Hosted by Ad Age’s own I-Hsien Sherwood and Alfred Maskeroni, Ad Block features personal, casual chats with big names in the industry. We’ve got one rule on this show: no guests can talk about their company or their clients. Get to know the people behind the ads you love—as they talk about anything but.
 
There is very little awareness of what the people in the food industry actually do. This stems back to the lack of knowledge and awareness of the range of degree courses and programs available that will equip them for a career in food. My FoodJobRocks! by Adam Yee is the first podcast of its kind that allows listeners to hear directly from people who are in the food industry and have a passion for what they do. They share how they became involved in food and describe what it is they do, plus ...
 
Welcome to Singapod, the podcast that brings you the latest news and current events from Singapore. Hosted by AI voice Jenny, our show features insightful discussions, expert analysis, and in-depth reporting on the issues that matter most to Singaporeans.From politics and economics to culture and society, we cover all the latest developments and trends shaping life in Singapore today. Whether you're a local resident, expat, or just interested in learning more about this dynamic city-state, S ...
 
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Topics: Lee Hsien Yang may never return to Singapore HDB to pilot hostel like rental facilities Broken English no longer a sign of scams as crooks tap AI bots like ChatGPT Welcome to Singapod episode 1 , the podcast that keeps you up-to-date on all the latest news and current events from Singapore. I'm Jenny, your host for today's episode. Lee Hsie…
 
Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean revealed in Parliament that Lee Hsien Yang and his wife Lee Suet Fern are under investigation by the police for lying under oath during disciplinary proceedings against Mrs Lee over her handling of Lee Kuan Yew’s will. What prompted this new twist in the Oxley Road saga? Elsewhere, Singapore Airlines announced a trial …
 
This week, the CEO of TikTok, Shou Zi Chew, testified before US lawmakers, putting himself in the line of fire over the platform’s content moderation, data security, and links to the Chinese government. How did this Singaporean born and bred fare on the world stage? Closer to home, there was a big online hooha when a user on TikTok highlighted that…
 
This week in Parliament, Minister Edwin Tong answered questions about the Dow/SportsSG shoe recycling fiasco that was brought to light by a recent Reuters investigative report. Are the current measures against greenwashing in Singapore able to prevent incidents like that from happening again? Elsewhere, a stall vendor at the Geylang Serai Ramadan B…
 
Today we’re interviewing Helen Gi, Founder of HAE Creative, a mission-driven consultant agency that helps a ton of plant-based brands understand South Korea. HAE stands for Human Health Animal Liberation and Environmental Sustainability We do this in a district in Korea called Itaewon! Itaewon is crazy, it’s this unique, sloping melting pot of so m…
 
A government survey revealed that more than 70% of Singapore residents felt that their overall quality of life was the same or better in post-pandemic 2023, compared with 2019 before COVID-19. With inflation, layoffs and a war going on, is this survey an accurate reflection of sentiment on the ground? Elsewhere, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra phone has…
 
Today we’re interviewing Jimmy Sohn, founder of TechnoPlus, but does a variety of other things to help bring innovative food technologies to Korea. He is described as a one-man-army who has a vast variety of skillsets and understands food really well. I’ve been a linkedin connection with Jimmy for years and it’s so awesome to meet him in person in …
 
We’ll be going through lessons from the pandemic, Exporting talent and Coinbase opens local bank transfers. Singapod now on spotify and be sure to check out stockpod also on spotify for the latest stocks, economics and personal finance news. Contact us on reddit u/singapod or leave a comment on our Youtube show!…
 
Researchers from the Institute of Policy Studies revealed that they surveyed over 800 food establishments across Singapore to study whether food prices have increased in hawker centres, kopitiams and food courts. While the results between different regions of Singapore have sparked debate, the survey also angered some people. Why so? Elsewhere, Mal…
 
Last weekend, the seismic collapse of Silicon Valley Bank threatened to spread as a “contagion” through the US financial system and send it into a tailspin. We break down what happened, and why the biggest bank collapse since 2008 is giving us feelings of déjå vu. Closer to home, Paralympian Sophie Soon was caught in a social media firestorm when s…
 
Two days ago, DPM Lawrence Wong released the COVID-19 White Paper as Singapore’s report card on how it handled the pandemic. Was this report just a case of “ownself check ownself”, or was it actually more objective? Also, a new species of cockroach was discovered in Singapore, and it’s officially been named after a Pokemon. Is this Singaporean cock…
 
Minister of Education Chan Chun Sing recently announced major changes to A-Level exam scoring for Junior College students in Singapore; for example, the Project Work module will become a Pass/Fail subject. While these changes are meant to benefit students by partially relieving their exam stress, some have said it could have the reverse effect. How…
 
This week in Parliament, Opposition MP Pritam Singh advocated for an English test as part of the application process for citizenship or PR in Singapore. This led to a rebuttal by Josephine Teo, who expressed “surprise” at his suggestion. We discuss the merits and downsides of the suggestion on YLB, and *spoiler alert* it got dicey. Elsewhere, Brazi…
 
Today we’re interviewing Adam Richman food author, expert, and culinary entrepreneur of The HISTORY Channel’s popular non-fiction series “The Food That Built America”. I first saw Adam Richman on the show, Man vs Food! So we had to start with that journey first What I find amazing about this interview is how Adam takes all of these very interesting…
 
In the last few days, petrochemicals giant Dow Inc. and SportSG were caught flat-footed by an investigative piece by Reuters which uncovered that a sneaker recycling program they had jointly spearheaded was not actually recycling the donated shoes; the sneakers ended up in flea markets in Indonesia instead. Why is this such a big deal, that Reuters…
 
Two boys aged 15 and 16 were detained under the Internal Security Act after their online revealed their extensive self-radicalisation. This follows the case of an 18-year-old who was also recently detained for wanting to set up a caliphate on Coney Island. Why is this happening to Singaporean youths? Elsewhere, Yakult and Vitagen are getting into a…
 
Today we’re interviewing Edwin Yang, brewmaster and supply chain manager for Vattanac, a brewery in Cambodia! This interview isn’t about mental trauma or how the world is about to end, let’s have a refresher, or a refreshment and learn about the wonderful world of beer! Edwin is a world traveler and has honed his brewery skills by learning other co…
 
Critics slammed Puffin, the British publisher of Roald Dahl’s books for removing colourful language and rewriting lines from beloved works such as Charlie And The Chocolate Factory and Matilda, all in the name of inclusivity and progress. Are the critics right? Closer to home, Grab has started offering riders an option to request a “Quiet Ride” on …
 
This week, DPM Lawrence Wong delivered Budget 2023, having promised that it would be his “Valentine's Day present” to help Singaporeans cope with inflation. What stood out most to Reggie, boss of personal finance network The Financial Coconut (TFC)? Was this the most left-leaning budget ever delivered? Is Singapore declaring war on the rich? How sh…
 
Minister Lawrence Wong delivered his love letter to Singaporeans, the Budget 2023 on Valentines’ Day. We make sense of all the announcements, and discuss whether the enhanced baby bonus will finally solve Singapore’s declining birth rate issues. Elsewhere, the civil service announced that it will start using ChatGPT for research and speechwriting. …
 
Today we’re interviewing Chole Sorvino, Forbes reporter and author of the new book, Raw Deal, Hidden Corruption, Corporate Greed and The Fight for the Future of Meat This is a book that is a deep dive into the meat industry and its future. This includes food tech such as plant-based and cultivated. Chole’s viewpoint is what I’d view as skeptical bu…
 
Recently, MP Tin Pei Ling announced that she would be joining Grab Singapore as its director of public affairs and policy. Concerns about conflict of interest were raised online, and the story even gained traction and made headlines internationally. At the end of last week, Grab announced that her role would be changed to one of corporate developme…
 
The past 2 days of Parliament featured a heated debate about public housing, with PSP’s Leong Mun Wai putting forth 2 radical proposals that were ultimately rejected. Do any of his ideas have merit? In the same Parliamentary sessions, plans to celebrate LKY’s 100th birth anniversary were revealed, but is there a better way to commemorate the occasi…
 
Welcome to the My Food Job Rocks Podcast, a podcast where we interview experts in the food industry and learn what they do, how they got there, and insights on the future of food. I’m your host and food scientist Adam Yee. Today we’re interviewing Jake Karls, Chief Rainmaker and Co-Founder of Mid-Day Squares a Canadian chocolate company that is kil…
 
After surviving the pandemic, Malaysian stand-up comedian Dr Jason Leong finally makes it to the YLB studio in person! We talk about the new Malaysian government, Tin Pei Ling x Grab, and why he still unabashedly loves Singapore. And oh, he’s got a new Netflix special coming soon as well. Find us here! YLB Subreddit YLB TikTok YLB IG YLB YouTube Ju…
 
A few days ago, Youtube star MrBeast released a video that featured him paying for 1,000 cataract surgeries to help blind people see again. The video has gone viral and has been warmly received, but there are people calling him the “antichrist” for doing this. Why the divide? Closer to home, a court case in Singapore has garnered international atte…
 
Today we’re interviewing Daniel Teoh, a serial entrepreneur in Malaysia and founder of Native Discovery, a social enterprise that co-creates community-based ventures with indigenous communities to boost livelihoods and grow their cultural confidence. They specialize in sustainable tourism and work closely with our community partners in hosting uniq…
 
Conservative commentator Matt Walsh ignited debate when he responded to an innocent tweet praising Jewel Changi Airport by attributing its beauty to Singapore’s harsh punishments against drug trafficking and petty crimes. Both conservatives and liberals in America have had a lot to say about his hot take, but what about us in Singapore? Closer to h…
 
It’s the return of our regular guest co-host, Andie Chen! While Terence is away, we chat about the surge of car-sharing companies in Singapore since COVID. Even though their growth is tapering off, more people are using their services. And with car prices reaching all-time highs, it seems like boom time for them. But a recent string of accidents an…
 
Today we’re interviewing Adwin Koh Hsin Win, Head of Food Innovation and Technology at Pizza Hut in Malaysia! So a global company like pizza hut needs to adapt to local cultures and sometimes the franchise can take charge in developing local R+D flavors. Adwin is the man who gets that job done Adwin is a rockstar who’s worked in Lays, McDonalds, Pi…
 
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