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22 Feb 2019: A wish list for healthcare after the Merdeka Generation Package

How many caregivers does a senior need? And are we still struggling to understand dementia?

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The Pulse is Channel NewsAsia’s weekly podcast that takes on anything, from politics to entertainment. It 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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25:44minutes

22 Feb 2019: A wish list for healthcare after the Merdeka Generation Package

How many caregivers does a senior need? And are we still struggling to understand dementia?
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27:37minutes

14 Feb 2019: What life in your 60s should look like

Despite Singapore’s transformation to cater to an ageing population, is society still ageist? Do outdated views on health, housing and work hold ...
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25:42minutes

1 Feb 2019: That awkward conversation we need to have with Facebook

Fight disinformation, restore trust and play fair. Are we expecting too much from Facebook? Were Facebook’s recent sweeping plans to regulate ...
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25:01minutes

25 Jan 2019: Is it time for the larger pet-related industry to come under stronger regulation?

Has it been too easy to buy a dog in Singapore? Or open a pet boarding facility? And why is seeing the vet so expensive?
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27:34minutes

18 Jan 2019: Does Singapore need a dedicated sports university?

National swimming icon Ang Peng Siong tackles what it will take to raise the bar for sports in Singapore – and produce more Olympic champions.
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23:42minutes

16 Jan 2019: The rollercoaster ride of bike-sharing in Singapore

Since obike’s sudden departure from Singapore, and amid news of ofo’s fresh struggles, does bike-sharing have a future in Singapore?
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21:30minutes

The Pulse - Why Singaporeans reacted badly to a vlogger's praise

Vlogger, Nuseir Yassin of Nas Daily called Singapore "an almost perfect country", but Singaporeans responded with cynicism and anger. Why?
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The Pulse - How much do your PSLE results really matter?

A group of parents has started Life Beyond Grades, an initiative to shift the focus away from the relentless pursuit of grades. But will it work? 
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The Pulse - How far should restrictions on smoking go?

Sick of secondhand smoke wafting into your flat as your neighbour smokes at his window? Should there be curbs on smoking in homes?
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The Pulse - Depleting HDB Leases and VERS

Do schemes such as VERS mitigate your concerns about depleting HDB leases? How will it impact buying decisions in the resale market?