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Episode 19: World Cup 2018 Thrills and Spills

A look back at some little-known classic matches and the thrills and spills you can expect in this year's World Cup. 

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The Pulse is Channel NewsAsia’s weekly podcast that takes on anything, from politics to entertainment. Hosted by Bharati Jagdish, the show brings together personalities with a view in a funny, irreverent and insightful chat that takes the pulse of the country on issues that matter. 

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Episode 19: World Cup 2018 Thrills and Spills

A look back at some little-known classic matches and the thrills and spills you can expect in this year's World Cup. 
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Episode 18: Tackling ageism in an ageing population

A tripartite workgroup will be set up to look into older workers' interests. Is it time to increase employers' CPF contributions to such workers ...
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Episode 17: What does HDB flat ownership really mean?

Worried about the value of your home as your lease runs down? Our analysts say the Government must manage this instead of leaving it to market forces.
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Episode 16: Tackling Inequality in Singapore

Wealth taxes and bolder changes to the education system - we talk about what's needed to narrow the wealth and income gap. 
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Episode 15: Time for Bold Policy Changes in Singapore?

MP and Mayor of Central Singapore, Denise Phua discusses scrapping the PSLE and other issues in response to the President's call for bold changes. 
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Episode 14: The Battle of the Ride-hailing Apps

Uber might be exiting but several other ride-hailing apps are entering the market.  Can they last? How much do consumers stand to benefit?
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Episode 13: The Price of Watching the World Cup

World Cup subscribers here won't have to pay more this year, but broadcasters must come up with more creative pricing models in future. 
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Episode 12: Public Shaming on Social Media

Is public shaming on social media really aimed at exacting social justice or is it just borne out of an instinct to shame? We discuss recent examples.
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Episode 11: Inward-facing Cameras in Taxis - A Privacy Breach?

Inward-facing cameras might protect cab drivers from abuse and fare cheats, but how to assure passengers that their privacy won't be breached?
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Episode 10: A Grab-Uber Merger - Good or Bad?

Will a Grab-Uber merger be bad for passengers and drivers? Are our fears unfounded?