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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 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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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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37:33minutes

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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30:07minutes

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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25:44minutes

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?
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21:49minutes

The Pulse - Saving iconic landmarks as Golden Mile Complex goes en bloc

As Golden Mile Complex is set to go en bloc, historians and architects might bemoan its loss, but do regular people care?
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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?
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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?
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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. 
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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.