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XX Files - S1E56: The life, sacrifice and wins of female athletes

XX Files - S1E56: The life, sacrifice and wins of female athletes
19 Sep 2022 11:04AM
34 mins

We focus on three women athletes who have put Singapore on the map. CNA938’s Yasmin Jonkers speaks to Li Ling Yung-Hryniewiecki about her historic achievement as the first Singaporean woman to swim 34 km across the English Channel. We also chat with Saudi Tan, winner of Asian records in three powerlifting events, on how women can achieve excellence in the sport. Plus, Amanda Lee, Singaporean bodybuilder and winner of the 2022 NPC Worldwide British Bodybuilding Championships talks about the sacrifices she has made for her sport, which includes continuing to train, even during her honeymoon in Paris!

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Members of Parliament in Singapore are concerned about the lack of respect towards our GPs. They say that for the new Healthier SG programme to work, there must be respect given to family doctors and their work. We speak with Dr Calista Chong, Family Physician at Redwood @ TPY Clinic and Surgery, about how people can be better patients. We also speak with Negar, President of the Persian Australian

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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