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Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses Singapore's latest key news and announcements.

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Produced by podcast editor Ernest Luis & The Straits Times, SPH Media Trust.

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Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses Singapore's latest key news and announcements.

Download popular audio apps Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts on your smartphone or listen via Google voice assistant and Amazon Alexa-enabled devices.

Produced by podcast editor Ernest Luis & The Straits Times, SPH Media Trust.

    Impact investing: Making a difference with your capital - Wealth BT Ep 18

    Impact investing: Making a difference with your capital - Wealth BT Ep 18

    Synopsis: Learn to protect and grow your wealth in this monthly Business Times podcast series for affluent individuals, hosted by BT wealth editor Genevieve Cua. 

    How is impact investing different from ESG investing and how much of a difference can your capital make? Genevieve speaks to Evelyn Yeo, head of Asia Investments from Pictet Wealth Management Asia.

    This episode is brought to you by Pictet Wealth Management.

    Highlights (click/tap above): 

    02:37 Differences between impact investments and ESG

    05.35 A framework to measure impact

    07:57 Spectrum of sustainable investments

    09:57 Why private clients gravitate towards impact investments

    13:32 Sustainable real estate 

    15:15 Factors to set risk/return expectations

    Produced by: Genevieve Cua (gen@sph.com.sg), Howie Lim & Claressa Monteiro

    Edited by: Howie Lim

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    Philanthropic capital

    https://perspectives.group.pictet/sustainability/better-together---aligning-investment-and-philanthropic-capital-

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    How much more renewable energy can South-east Asia tap?

    How much more renewable energy can South-east Asia tap?

    Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Straits Times analyses the beat of the changing environment, from biodiversity conservation to climate change.

    South-east Asia is a region hungry for power. But a February 2022 report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) showed that over 66 per cent of installed power capacity in Asean in 2020 were fossil fuel plants. But what are the renewable energy options available to the region and what is holding back its green transition? 

    In this episode, The Straits Times’ environment correspondent Audrey Tan and climate change editor David Fogarty discuss these issues with Mr Mark Hutchinson, chair of the South-east Asian Task Force at the Global Wind Energy Council. 

    Highlights of conversation (click/tap above):

    1:53 What renewable energy options in South-east Asia have yet to reach their full potential? 

    4:38 Is lack of funding an obstacle to scaling up renewable energy in this region? Where the challenges lie

    9:28 Key changes that must be made to a traditional grid to make it flexible

    12:13 Renewable energy projects are not without environmental impact. How can this tension be eased?

    Produced by: Audrey Tan (audreyt@sph.com.sg), David Fogarty (dfogarty@sph.com.sg), Ernest Luis, Eden Soh and Fa'izah Sani

    Edited by: Eden Soh and Fa'izah Sani

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    • 16 min
    South-east Asia businesses in crosshairs of geopolitics: Work Talk

    South-east Asia businesses in crosshairs of geopolitics: Work Talk

    Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, get our tips on working smarter, getting ahead in your career and investing like a pro with ST's business correspondents and editors.

    Without the politics, 2022 was meant to be the "first-out-the-gate" year when local enterprises ride on Singapore's early reopening after the pandemic to exploit new markets and opportunities. Unexpectedly, local firms now confront new anxieties about a trade war and trade protectionism as the Russian-Ukraine war, US-China rivalry and tensions over Taiwan create new uncertainties. Are local businesses feeling the heat? Which businesses are most affected? What should local businesses do?   

    ST's senior business correspondent Krist Boo hosts Mr Stephen Tracy, COO of Milieu Insight, Mr Kurt Wee, president of the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, and Ms Dora Hoan, CEO of Bestworld International.

    Highlights (click/tap above):

    1:29 Milieu Insight survey: How geopolitics are affecting businesses across Southeast Asia

    3:36 Singapore businesses looking to the government for guidance 

    6:36 Singapore businesses most dependent on both the US and China economies doing well

    9:31 What will keep business leaders awake over the next 12 months

    10:25 Is there a role for businesses in soothing geopolitical tensions

    Produced by: Krist Boo (kristb@sph.com.sg), Ernest Luis, Teo Tong Kai and Eden Soh

    Edited by: Teo Tong Kai

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    • 12 min
    Avril-is-dead, Larry Stylinson and all the fandom conspiracies in between

    Avril-is-dead, Larry Stylinson and all the fandom conspiracies in between

    Synopsis: Each month, The Straits Times examines the ins and outs of pop culture in the Asian entertainment and Hollywood scene.

    Is Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne dead? Are One Direction members Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson in a secret relationship? Has Chinese actor Zhang Zhehan been replaced by a body double?

    In this #PopVultures episode, tumble down host Jan Lee's favourite pop culture rabbit hole - bizarre fandom conspiracy theories.

    Highlights (tap/click above):

    3:25 Examining pop culture conspiracy theories such as the Avril-is-dead conspiracy theory

    7:52 What is shipping and why has it contributed to fandom conspiracy theories?

    10:48 The Larry Stylinson ship and how it led to the Larry's-baby-is-fake conspiracy theory

    19:19 The fake-Zhang Zhehan conspiracy theory

    35:34 Thoughts on why fandom conspiracy theories gain traction - how it ties into social media and para-social relationships

    42:44 Deepfake technology and how it breeds distrust

    47:28 Final thoughts

    Produced by: Jan Lee (janlee@sph.com.sg), Penelope Lee & Eden Soh

    Edited by: Penelope Lee

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    • 52 min
    Singaporeans consume twice the level of sodium recommended by WHO: The Big Story

    Singaporeans consume twice the level of sodium recommended by WHO: The Big Story

    Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses Singapore's latest news and announcements.

    Along with Singapore's growing sodium intake, there is a rising prevalence of hypertension - a major risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular diseases.

    In a new initiative announced on Wednesday (Sept 28), Singapore aims to reduce sodium intake by around 15 per cent over five years.

    ST multimedia correspondent Cheow Sue-Ann discusses this topic with Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Health Rahayu Mahzam.

    Produced by: ST Video team

    Edited by: ST Video team and Penelope Lee

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    • 7 min
    F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali on Singapore GP's status, the sport's growth, sustainability and competition

    F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali on Singapore GP's status, the sport's growth, sustainability and competition

    Synopsis: Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, The Straits Times tackles the talking points in sport.

    In this episode, ST sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz and assistant sports editor Jonathan Wong chat with Formula One chief executive officer Stefano Domenicali, who is in town for the 2022 Singapore Grand Prix which makes its return after two years.

    Domenicali discusses the Singapore GP’s status and place on the F1 calendar, how Asia remains a big part of its global strategy, and addresses rumours about preferential treatment for certain teams.

    Highlights (click/tap above):

    1:13 F1’s return to The Lion City4:03 Is Singapore still F1's ‘crown jewel’ of the East? 5:15 Where F1 could expand to next14:45 F1's push for sustainability by 203018:33 Preferential treatment for some teams?

    Read more: https://str.sg/wrE6

    Produced by: Sazali Abdul Aziz (msazali@sph.com.sg), Jonathan Wong (jonwong@sph.com.sg) & Eden Soh

    Edited by: Eden Soh

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    Invisible Asia: https://str.sg/wuZn

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