53 episodes

The Pulse is CNA'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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    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

The Pulse is CNA'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.

    The Pulse: The iPhone 11 and the outlook for Apple

    The Pulse: The iPhone 11 and the outlook for Apple

    Is it worth queuing for Apple’s iPhone 11 once it goes on sale? What’s fueling our smartphone addiction? As Apple branches into other areas including Apple Pay, Apple TV and Apple Watch, what’s the business outlook for Apple? 

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    • 21 min
    The Pulse: Climate change and Singapore’s new vulnerabilities

    The Pulse: Climate change and Singapore’s new vulnerabilities

    Climate change has been declared an existential threat to Singapore. Steve Lai speaks to experts to find out more about its devastating global impact, the potential effects on Singapore and some solutions to rising sea levels.

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    • 22 min
    The Pulse: Less sex, greater stress and the other effects of a poor work-life balance

    The Pulse: Less sex, greater stress and the other effects of a poor work-life balance

    Higher workplace stress levels are fueling greater anxiety and leading to many people having less sex. Hear from the experts about how to deal with stress, burnout and rising expectations from your boss – and achieve your desired work-life balance. Listen to them share their favourite tips, quotes and articles about work-life balance.

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    • 28 min
    The Pulse: The Hong Kong protests – what next?

    The Pulse: The Hong Kong protests – what next?

    Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said the extradition bill is dead - so why are protesters persisting? Have the protests affected the economy? Has police action been proportionate? And how safe is it to travel to the city?

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    • 22 min
    The Pulse: A rougher ride ahead? The outlook for the Singapore economy

    The Pulse: A rougher ride ahead? The outlook for the Singapore economy

    As the US-China trade war begins to impact Asia, how is the Singapore economy doing and what can be done to navigate through the headwinds?

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    • 26 min
    21 Jun 2019: Can sexy social media posts get you fired?

    21 Jun 2019: Can sexy social media posts get you fired?

    A doctor in Myanmar had her license revoked after posting a picture on Facebook of herself in a bikini. Should your personal social media presence cost you your job?

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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Eric vader ,

Great find!

Didn’t know CNA runs a news podcast! Surprisingly good, would hope for more podcasts from CNA!

Kennywong070874 ,

Only local news podcast in town

Been looking for a local news podcast for a Long time. Thought it’s rather good. Don’t really watch CNA so this meet my needs.

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