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XX Files - S1E6: Sustainable Solutions by Young Technopreneurs

XX Files - S1E6: Sustainable Solutions by Young Technopreneurs
11 Jul 2022 12:00PM
33 mins

Xie Ning Xin is a student from Raffles Girls' School and one of the winners of the Young Technopreneur Challenge 2022, which encourages students to develop sustainable solutions. She tells Felicia Nah how she and her team came up with a small tool to monitor water consumption.  Also, it was the first weekend of ferry services between Singapore and Desaru. Is the Malaysian coastal resort area still popular with Singaporeans?



XX Files - S1E184: How can we give back to trees?

It’s the International Day of Forests and no matter where you are, today, we celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. We rely on nature a lot - from our paper coming from trees to furniture being made from tree barks! CNA’s Yasmin Jonkers speaks with Chua Siew Chin, Senior Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences at NUS to find out how we can give back to the trees. She is also an expert in forest ecology and restoration, land use impacts and urban ecology.

21/03/2023 32 mins

XX Files - S1E183: Starting a business with her 11-year-old daughter

This year's Geylang Serai Bazaar has officially kicked off! But with rental costs of up to $21000 per month, some have decided to opt for pop-up stores at the nearby Kinex mall instead. CNA938’s Yasmin Jonkers speaks with one of them to hear more. Norfasarie is a Mumpreneur who started a small accessories brand ‘Myla Moza’ with her daughter, Moza, who only has one arm.

20/03/2023 31 mins

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