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XX Files

An hour of news, analysis and inspiration featuring Singapore’s best and brightest women with Yasmin Jonkers.

XX Files - S1E108: Managing eczema itch

Motivated by her own personal experience with eczema, Koh Bei Ning invented the ‘Rollerball Itch Relief’ device, which helps eczema sufferers with the itch. The device does not tear the skin when they scratch. CNA938's Justine Moss also speaks with Feon Ang, Managing Director, LinkedIn, APAC about how economic uncertainty is forcing leaders to wind back progress made during the pandemic. 

02/12/2022 31 mins

XX Files - S1E107: World AIDS Day: Not just a male problem

It's World AIDS Day. In Singapore, there were a total of 171 newly diagnosed cases of HIV this year in the first 10 months of 2022. This is 14% lower than the number of cases in the same period last year! While majority of cases are men, Dr Choy Chiaw Yee, Spokesperson and Board member, Action for AIDS says it's not just a male problem.

02/12/2022 32 mins

XX Files - S1E106: Be more charitable this season of giving

It’s the season of giving! And why not make it a charitable one this time? Our NGOs need our help too. They’re feeling the pinch of inflation and receiving fewer donations this year. Anusha Aswani, Director of Asian Food Network tells us how we can give back. Plus, what does it take to manage VVIPs at Gardens by the Bay? CNA938's Yasmin Jonkers speaks with Jasmine Woo, Protocol Manager.

02/12/2022 34 mins

XX Files - S1E105: Would you spend tens of thousands of dollars on a wedding?

According to a Big Read article, young couples are delaying their wedding because of inflation. Some would even have to take on side gigs to afford a wedding. But Fang Yi, who's in her 40s say it's unnecessary. She is doing away with a wedding and saving it for a holiday instead. 

29/11/2022 34 mins

XX Files - S1E104: Choosing local over international designers

What matters to you when you book an accomodation for your holiday? Does luxury design matter? CNA938's Justine Moss speaks with Patricia Ho Douven, Founder of local interior design firm, White Jacket about the trendiness of luxury designs and how supporting local designers, even students is important. Plus, a chat with Vasunthara Ramasamy, Founder of 'Cutlery Optional' experience & former

29/11/2022 32 mins