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XX Files - S1E126: Protecting Singapore's food heritage

XX Files
04 Feb 2023 07:18PM
33 mins

Pamelia Chia wants to protect Singapore's culinary traditions through her food heritage newsletter, Singapore Noodles. She’s also author of the cookbook “Wet Market to Table”, with a second one on the way. Hear what she has to say on the past and future of food in our part of the world. 

XX Files - S1E182: Dealing with the trash pile-up in Paris

As strikes in Paris continue over the French government's pension reform plans, trash is piling up on the streets, with heavy disruption to public transport. CNA938’s Yasmin Jonkers speaks with Serhan and Ashley - two Singaporeans living in Paris to pursue their studies. They tell her how they're dealing with it all.

17/03/2023 30 mins

XX Files - S1E181: Finding a safe space to talk about sex

It's not always easy to find a safe space to talk about sex. A new online platform that's launching soon - TalkAboutSex - aims to help women in Southeast Asia do just that. CNA938’s Yasmin Jonkers speaks with Hamidah Aidillah, the founder of the project to find out more. She also gets the perspective of Shahrany Hassan, founder and director of The Whitehatters, which is a non-governmental organisation involved in the launch of TalkAboutSex. Plus, hear from Fauziah Aman, a mother who is coping with bipolar disorder about how she deals with her condition.

16/03/2023 30 mins

XX Files - S1E180: What the Asian sweep at the Oscars could mean for upcoming TV content

The world has not stopped talking about Michelle Yeoh’s historic win at the Oscars. The sci-fi film she starred in, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ also dominated at the awards show. CNA938’s Yasmin Jonkers speaks with Shuning Fu and Denise Tham, Directors of Programming & Acquisition at KC Global Media Asia, to find out more about what this Asian sweep could mean for the entertainment industry hereon. 

15/03/2023 31 mins

XX Files - S1E179: Michelle Yeoh's Oscar victory paving the way for Asian talents

Michelle Yeoh made history as the first Asian woman to take home the Oscars for Best Actress for her role in Everything, Everywhere All at Once. CNA938’s Yasmin Jonkers speaks with Selena Tan, Actress and Founder of Dream Academy who also played Michelle Yeoh’s sister in law Alix in Crazy Rich Asians! She shares more about the potential impact this has on the Arts industry here.

14/03/2023 31 mins

XX Files - S1E178: Uncovering the secret behind living well and ageing well

Staying active as well as being healthy and socially engaged is not only for our seniors. In fact, we should start young as much as we can. CNA938’s Yasmin Jonkers speaks with Jamie Teo, Miss Singapore Universe 2001 and Founder of Collab, a skincare company to find out how she juggles entrepreneurship, motherhood and fitness in her bid to live well and age well. 

13/03/2023 31 mins