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

XX Files
29 Nov 2022 01:01PM
34 mins

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. 

XX Files - S1E125: Managing the transition from life to death

Tay Jia Ying is an end-of-life doula and founder of Happy Ever After, an organisation which helps to support those who are dying. She thinks we need to have more conversations about preparing to say goodbye. We hear from her about how to do just that.

31/01/2023 31 mins

XX Files - S1E124: Taking back her life after two heart attacks

After suffering two heart attacks at the peak of her career, Lisa Williamson realised she had to take a step back and lead a more purposeful, healthy lifestyle. 
In this new chapter of her life, we hear about how she's pursuing a commitment to sustainability as Partner at Natroshield.

31/01/2023 34 mins

XX Files - S1E123: Christmas Party For The Lonely

On this episode of XX Files we speak to Esther Chua who, with her husband, decided to host a party for 'lonely' people in Singapore

03/01/2023 34 mins

XX Files - S1E122: Getting Afghan Women Back To School

In a survey of 170 countries, women in Afghanistan ranked the lowest in time spent in school - just under two years in total. That number is set to decrease even further with the Taliban's ban on women in universities. 

In this episode of XX Files we find out how Rebecca Roby, Advocacy Manager for Afghanistan with the Norwegian Refugee Council, is doing to fix that.

03/01/2023 34 mins

XX Files - S1E121: Sustainable gift giving this festive season

Before you rush out to the shops to wrap up this year's gift list our guest Stephanie Dickson, Founder of Green Is The New Black, gives us some tips on how to gift sustainably. 

CNA938's Yasmin Jonkers also finds out more about a retail initiative aiming to shine the spotlight on local makers.

03/01/2023 34 mins