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XX Files - S1E54: The future of online learning

XX Files - S1E54: The future of online learning
15 Sep 2022 06:34PM
33 mins

As Singapore gears up for “Forward-Looking Schools, Future-Ready Students”, CNA938’s Yasmin Jonkers asks Dr. Betty Vandenbosch, Chief Content Officer for Coursera about the role of online learning in the coming years. Plus, with more people dining out, how are customers reacting to some restaurants’ requirement that they place reservation deposits or credit card holding fees? And a local guide tells us whether Singapore’s iconic Merlion remains a top tourist attraction, as it turns 50 today.

XX Files - S1E68: Going Green with Veganism

More Singaporeans are switching meat products for plant-based food. Some do it for the health benefits, while others hope to help the environment with their efforts. We speak with Ambaree Majumder, Founder of Vegan Keno, to find out more about veganism and the challenges of adopting the diet. We also speak with Sister Fiona Leong, Assistant General Secretary of the Healthcare Services Employees

05/10/2022 28 mins

XX Files - S1E67: The Saving Power of Pets

Pets are more than just companions to play with. They have the ability to transform lives. We speak with Sandra Leong, CEO, EQUAL, about their new Canine Programme Centre that helps people with social emotional empowerment using animal support. We also speak with Adeline Tay, a Tik Tok Content Creator, on coping with Alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss.

04/10/2022 32 mins

XX Files - S1E66: Grilling Like An Athlete

It takes more than a love for grilled meat to make a career out of wood-fire cooking. We speak with Ashley So, a Sous Chef at Italian steakhouse Gemma, about what keeps her passion for the job ablaze. We also speak with Jennifer Soh, a Senior Cyber Investigation Specialist, on fighting cyberthreats in our growingly digitised world.

03/10/2022 32 mins

XX Files - S1E65: Bouncing Back for Redemption

A former model who fell into substance abuse, but has since made significant progress on the road to recovery. We speak with Ann, a recovering addict, on overcoming the challenges she's faced in doing so. We also speak with Fatimah Mohsin, Director, The Wedding Gallery about evolving wedding trends that even include the metaverse.

30/09/2022 31 mins

XX Files - S1E64: Best ways to care for your heart

It's World Heart Day and Assistant Professor Low Ting Ting from the Department of Cardiology at National University Heart Centre, Singapore says heart disease and stroke are 8% preventable. CNA938's Yasmin Jonkers also speaks with radio personality Sonia Chew about the responsibilities of being a health show host.

29/09/2022 32 mins