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The Pulse - Discriminatory Hiring Practices

Lost out on a job opportunity because of your nationality? Are harsher measures needed to ensure employers give Singaporeans a fair chance?

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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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22:10minutes

The Pulse - Discriminatory Hiring Practices

Lost out on a job opportunity because of your nationality? Are harsher measures needed to ensure employers give Singaporeans a fair chance?
The Pulse
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23:50minutes

The Pulse - Competition and regulation in Singapore's transport market

Is intense competition really ideal in the transport market? Should regulators tighten the reins to prevent a repeat of the obike saga?
The Pulse
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31:19minutes

The Pulse - Is the Michelin Guide Singapore a sham?

Into its third edition, has the Michelin Guide Singapore done justice to Singapore's culinary landscape? 
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20:22minutes

The Pulse - NS Deferment Criteria and the Ben Davis Saga

Do the criteria for NS deferments need to be reviewed? MP and Chair of the GPC for Defence, Vikram Nair joins us to discuss the Ben Davis saga. 
The Pulse
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33:40minutes

The Pulse: The Best and The Worst of World Cup 2018

A look at the best and worst moments and what to expect in the final. 
The Pulse
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32:23minutes

The Pulse: Property Cooling Measures

Is the Additional Buyer's Stamp Duty really an effective tool to cool the property market? Should panic buyers have taken a wait-and-see approach ...
The Pulse
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17:56minutes

Episode 21: World Cup 2018

A look at what stood out in the group stage on and off the pitch. Has VAR worked? Which are the matches to watch in the knockout stage?
The Pulse
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23:47minutes

Episode 20: KFC's No Straws Initiative - How meaningful are such efforts really?

KFC's No Straws Initiative is yet another effort to go green in Singapore, but being truly environmentally-friendly is more complicated than we think.
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32:43minutes

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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23:23minutes

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 ...