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"On The Mic" is Yahoo Singapore's brand new podcast show. We'll be speaking to guests from all walks of life to tap their brains on the latest issues.
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"On The Mic" is Yahoo Singapore's brand new podcast show. We'll be speaking to guests from all walks of life to tap their brains on the latest issues.
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    Environmental Lessons From The COVID-19 Pandemic

    Environmental Lessons From The COVID-19 Pandemic

    Our guest for this episode is Janissa Ng from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). We spoke about the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on society and the environment, the lessons we can learn from it as well as how individuals can contribute towards the fight against climate change.
    This interview was conducted prior to the 2020 General Election.

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    • 29 min
    GE2020: Interview with Kenneth Jeyaretnam (Reform Party)

    GE2020: Interview with Kenneth Jeyaretnam (Reform Party)

    In this fourth instalment of our GE2020 series, I spoke with Kenneth Jeyaretnam, the leader of the Reform Party.
    He's leading his team to contest Ang Mo Kio GRC, the home turf of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. We spoke about the party's green manifesto, his views on the state of Singapore's opposition parties and his father, the late political veteran J. B. Jeyaretnam.
    This episode was recorded on 4 July.

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    • 34 min
    GE2020: Interview with Kumaran Pillai (Progress Singapore Party)

    GE2020: Interview with Kumaran Pillai (Progress Singapore Party)

    In Part 3 of our series of interviews with prospective GE2020 candidates, I spoke with Kumaran Pillai of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP).
    He’s a new face on the political scene and will be running in the Kebun Baru single-member constituency. This interview was recorded on 4 July.

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    • 42 min
    GE2020: Interview with Ravi Philemon (Red Dot United)

    GE2020: Interview with Ravi Philemon (Red Dot United)

    As part of our series of interviews with GE2020 candidates, I spoke with Ravi Philemon, the secretary-general of the newly minted Red Dot United (RDU) party.
    We talked about his party's plans to contest in Jurong GRC, his experience working in the "alternative media" scene and his move to form RDU after leaving the Progress Singapore Party. This conversation was recorded on 26 June.

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    • 43 min
    GE2020: Interview With Jose Raymond (Singapore People's Party)

    GE2020: Interview With Jose Raymond (Singapore People's Party)

    Singapore goes to the polls on 10 July. In the first of our interviews with political candidates, we spoke to Jose Raymond, chairman of the Singapore People's Party.
    This conversation was recorded prior to the dissolution of Parliament and announcement of the election date.

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    • 49 min
    What's It Take To Be A Good Father?

    What's It Take To Be A Good Father?

    In our special Father's Day episode, I spoke with Bryan Tan, CEO of the Centre for Fathering, to find out what it takes to be a good father. We also discuss the major issues dads face today, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    • 41 min

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