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Daily Cuts

Daily Cuts

The best interviews from CNA938 on current affairs, health, entertainment and money, curated daily.

Daily Cuts - Artificial Intelligence-powered personality profiler

Singapore Today’s Lance Alexander and Melanie Oliveiro speak to Ethan Lin, co-founder of MindReader, hailed as Singapore's first Artificial Intelligence-Powered personality profiler. This AI tool would assist with people-reading skills using advanced technologies like facial recognition features and text analysis.

02/06/2023 17 mins

Daily Cuts - Vegan Fine Dining

Monkey’s Head mushrooms, Italian black truffles and microscopic single-cell freshwater algae - a fine dining Chinese restaurant here is launching a series of plant-based tasting menus with Yang Ming Spring - a market leader in vegan cuisine and a winner of Taiwan’s first Michelin Green Star. Singapore Today’s Lance Alexander and Melanie Oliveiro speak to Linda Loke, F&B Director at Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, to find out if the future of fine dining is sustainable, plant based gastronomy.

02/06/2023 9 mins

Daily Cuts - Shorter waiting times at A&E

Among our public hospitals, arguably the busiest emergency department is at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, which sees about 132,000 cases a year. TTSH introduced a model where patients with musculoskeletal issues can see a physiotherapist instead of a doctor – right at the emergency room. Asia First’s Arnold Gay and Andrea Heng speak with Jason Loh, Principal  Physiotherapist at TTSH, who tells us how this saves waiting times for patients that need urgent care.

02/06/2023 10 mins

Daily Cuts - Shangri-La Dialogue preview

The annual Shangri-La Dialogue takes place this weekend – without a meeting between the US and China. Relations were further strained this week after a Chinese military aircraft reportedly performed aggressive manoeuvres near a US plane. Asia First’s Arnold Gay and Andrea Heng hear from Malcolm Davis, Senior Analyst, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, who tells us more about Beijing’s response.

02/06/2023 8 mins

Daily Cuts - Singapore's postal services over the years

Singapore Today's Melanie Oliveiro and Cheryl Goh speak with Neo Su Yin, CEO (Singapore), Singapore Post (SingPost), about what we can expect from their first-ever Open House to celebrate 165 years of local postal services.

01/06/2023 13 mins