enquiry@sphradio.sg public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
As the green transition takes off around the world, the adoption of electric vehicles has become a fundamental part of this strategy. That's because road transport accounts for 10% of global emissions, and its emissions are rising faster than those of any other sector. But, what are the common barriers to EV adoption? On Eco Money, Prime Time's Rac…
 
The covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the aviation sector in the past two years, but IATA has called for removing all travel barriers for those fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved vaccine. Could this signal a light at the end of the tunnel? Prime Time's Rachel Kelly speaks to Shukor Yusof, Founder, Endau Analytics who shares his analysis on th…
 
Singapore attracted $11.8 billion in fixed asset investments in 2021, bolstered by large manufacturing projects from semiconductor and biotech firms despite challenges amid Covid-19. In The Straits Times’ The Big Story, video editor Olivia Quay spoke to Damian Chan, executive vice-president at the Singapore Economic Development Board to discuss the…
 
A new study by ‘Nature Food’ has found that if people in developed nations adopted a healthy, low-meat diet, a huge amount of carbon would be cut by letting farmland revert back to its natural habitat. On Sustainable Singapore, Rhianne Lovell-Boland speaks to Joanna Chen, Executive Director at Centre for a Responsible Future who shares more on the …
 
Space tourism took a giant leap in 2021, but with many concerns still hanging over the industry, when might it take off in the mainstream market? Prime Time’s Rachel Kelly speaks to Japnit Singh, Deputy CEO at Spire Research and Consulting who shares more on how the sector may develop in the coming years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf…
 
What does the SPAC-listing boom mean for real estate? On Powering Your Property, Prime Time’s Rachel Kelly speaks to Song Chang Cheng, Professor of Finance, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University who shares more on whether a SPAC listings are suitable for a real estate company, and what real estate investors should take …
 
Singapore and Indonesia have signed a set of agreements, addressing long standing bilateral issues on the flight information region, defence cooperation, and extradition of fugitives. In The Straits Times’ The Big Story, multimedia journalist Hairianto Dirman spoke to Singapore editor Zakir Hussain to find out more. See omnystudio.com/listener for …
 
The Monetary Authority of Singapore tightened its Singdollar policy in a surprise move. Typically such adjustments are reserved for its bi-annual monetary policy statements in April and October. To help better understand the move Prime Time's Rachel Kelly speaks to Selena Ling, Head of Treasury Research & Strategy, OCBC Bank who shares more about t…
 
In the blink of an eye, more than a trillion dollars in crypto-market value has evaporated. The jarring downturn that's been a hallmark of digital assets in recent weeks continued to play out last week and into Saturday (Jan 22), with Bitcoin at one point losing more than 15 per cent during that stretch. In The Spotlight, Prime Time's Rachel Kelly …
 
One in two Singapore employees has been grappling with longer working hours since the Covid-19 pandemic started two years ago. And a third of those who work overtime put in more than two extra hours a day, a study commissioned by The Straits Times has found. On SGExtra, Prime Time's Rachel Kelly spoke to Zakir Hussain, Singapore Editor at The Strai…
 
2021 saw a strong global economic recovery but, inflation pressures, slower growth rates and tighter monetary policy have some worried that stocks will face a reckoning in 2022. So what strategy should investors adopt, and are there bright spots to look out for? Prime Time's Rachel Kelly speaks to Andy Budden, Investment Director, Capital Group who…
 
Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys speak to Eric Lai, Regional Managing Director, Industry – APAC & Country Director for Singapore, Grundfos and Loh Yew Chiong, Senior Director, Computing, Chemical & Life Sciences Cluster, Singapore Polytechnic about the need for industries to achieve sustainable manufacturing and the importa…
 
Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys speak to Liesl Leary-Perez, Vice President for Corporate Marketing, Hubilo about the changing landscape of networking and engagement, moving from offline to online and how virtual event tech companies are pushing boundaries to ensure engagement. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform…
 
Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys speak to Gladys Low, Head (Singapore and Southeast Asia), NLB about NLB’s launch of Curiocity, where visitors of all ages can discover and engage with Singapore’s history through a series of creative installations, treasure hunts and talks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information…
 
Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys are joined by Dr. Parag Khanna, Author, “Move: How Mass Migration Will Reshape the World – and What It Means for You” to discuss his Theory on Peak Population and what that means for the world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
In our International News Review, Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys speak to Steve Okun, Senior Advisor, Mclarty Associates about a review of Joe Biden on his first year of Presidency, Beijing 2022’s development of policies/procedures in relation to sustainable sourcing, Samsung’s latest advertisement which drew polarising o…
 
After a massive volcanic eruption on the island of Tonga, the country's Olympic flagbearer has started a GoFundMe fundraising campaign to support those in most need. Prime Time's Rachel Kelly and Melissa Hyak speak to Pita Taufatofua who shares more about the situation in Tonga, and how the funds will be used. See omnystudio.com/listener for privac…
 
New measures were announced by the multi-ministry task force on Covid-19 to help Singapore prepare to deal with the new Omicron wave. The Big Story's Harianto Diman speaks to Professor Teo Yik Ying, dean of the National University of Singapore's Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, who weighs in on the latest developments. See omnystudio.com/list…
 
In the last two weeks of December last year, nearly 470 OCBC customers fell victim to phishing scams that saw a total of S$8.5 million stolen from their bank accounts. Prime Time's Rachel Kelly and Melissa Hyak speak to Dominic Low, Journalist, The Straits Times who shares more about the recent spate of phishing scams here and how consumers can bet…
 
Phillip Securities has been servicing retail investors in Singapore for over 40 years - But with the proliferation of mobile trading apps, increasing competition, and a younger generation of traders looking for new investment options, how is Phillip Securities revamping its offerings to stay relevant? Prime Time's Rachel Kelly speaks with Luke Lim,…
 
On Forex Friday, Prime Time's Rachel Kelly and Melissa Hyak speak to Jeff Ng, Senior Currency Analyst at MUFG who shares his outlook on how Budget 2022 might move the Singapore dollar, and FX trends around the region, such as China’s central bank setting its strongest reference rate for the yuan in three years. See omnystudio.com/listener for priva…
 
A new book has been released which chronicles the first two years of Singapore's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. On The Straits Times Big Story, Harianto Diman speaks to Straits Times executive editor Sumiko Tan and health correspondent Timothy Goh who share what makes this book different from other Covid-19 accounts. See omnystudio.com/listen…
 
From schools to pet stores, covid-19 is impacting a variety of Hong Kong’s industries. To find the latest from the territory, Prime Time’s Rachel Kelly and Melissa Hyak speak to Claire Huang, Hong Kong Correspondent at The Straits Times who shares her insight. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
On Tech Talk, Prime Time's Rachel Kelly spoke with Diane Chang, Executive Director, Consumer Banking Group at DBS Bank on digital gifting ahead of the Lunar New Year festive period and how banking consumers can safeguard themselves when it comes to online phishing scams. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Vertex Technology Acquisition Corp, Novo Tellus Alpha Acquisition and Pegasus Asia are all slated to list on the Singapore Stock Exchange in the next few weeks, with VTAC set to trade tomorrow. The upcoming SPAC listings mark a much-needed revival for the SGX, which has long struggled to compete with the U.S. and Hong Kong for heavyweight tech IPOs…
 
At the start of 2022, there are continued questions about palm oil production due to persistent labour shortages. On Across the ASEAN, Finance Presenter JP Ong speaks to Dr Sathia Varqa, Founder at Palm Oil Analytics who shares his outlook for the year ahead. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
On Eco Money, Prime Time's Rachel Kelly spoke to Michelle Loi, Vice President, Sustainable Finance, WWF Singapore on how to break down barriers that are slowing the implementation of impactful climate actions by Asian Financial Institution. They also discuss overcoming internal and external challenges, such as mindset, organizational structure and …
 
In The Straits Times’ The Big Story, video editor Olivia Quay spoke to senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan about the latest bidding exercise which saw COE prices ending higher across all categories. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Money FM
 
A new documentary series headed by - arguably one of the most famous environmentalists - 95-year-old Sir David Attenborough called ‘The Green Planet’, aims to showcase earth from the perspective of plants by using pioneering new technology and the very latest science. On Sustainable Singapore, Rhianne Lovell-Boland speaks to Mike Gunton, Executive …
 
It’s a year since President Biden stepped into The White House. But, with major setbacks on his vaccine mandates and voting reform efforts, is time running out for him to impress voters ahead of November’s midterm elections? Prime Time’s Rachel Kelly and Melissa Hyak speak to Curtis Chin, Senior Fellow, Milken Institute who shares his analysis. See…
 
Two Singapore special-purpose acquisition companies have opened their books for initial public offerings and are set to list here later this month. IPOs by Vertex Technology Acquisition Corp and Pegasus Asia mark the first SPAC listings in Asia since the frenzy for such blank-check firms began in the US in 2020. Benjamin Goh, Head of Research and I…
 
The recent Hawkish tone from The US Federal Reserve with the prospect of multiple rate hikes is jolting markets. To give a European perspective on this, Prime Time's Finance Presenter, JP Ong speaks to Peter Lundgreen, Founding CEO, Lundgreen's Capital who shares what these policy paths might mean for markets in 2022. See omnystudio.com/listener fo…
 
The Monetary Authority of Singapore said OCBC Bank will be conducting a thorough probe to identify the deficiencies in its processes and implement the necessary measures to address them in the wake of a spate of SMS phishing scams. This comes after nearly 470 customers lost at least $8.5 million to fraudulent fund transfers in December 2021. In The…
 
In November 2021, Tokens.com a publicly traded company that invests in revenue-generating crypto assets linked to Decentralized Finance , Non-Fungible Tokens and metaverse real estate announced made the largest recorded land acquisition in Decentraland. Andrew Kiguel, CEO, Tokens.com shares with Prime Time's Rachel Kelly the key property trends he'…
 
Data out from China showed that the economy grew 4% in Q4 of 2021 from a year ago - higher than the 3.3% expected, but still slower than the previous three months. In response to this slowdown China’s central bank cut two policy interest rates for the first time since April 2020. Tommy Wu, Lead Economist at Oxford Economics shares his analysis, and…
 
This week marks the one year anniversary since US President Joe Biden took office, there’s an interesting court case in Germany, and France is gearing up for a Presidential election later this year. In The Spotlight, Prime Time's Rachel Kelly and Melissa Hyak get the details on this and more of the headlines to watch in the week ahead from Robert H…
 
An online survey of 1,000 people commissioned by The Straits Times and conducted by market research firm Milieu Insight found that 28% of respondents are of the view that life will never return to exactly the way it was before the pandemic. In The Straits Times’ The Big Story, Video editor Olivia Quay and Assistant Professor Hannah Clapham from the…
 
Singapore universities may add places for students whose plans to study overseas are hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, if disruptions continue. Meanwhile, tuition fees for Singaporean polytechnic and ITE Nitec students will increase slightly for the 2022 incoming batch. Prime Time's Rachel Kelly and Melissa Hyak spoke to Zakir Hussain, Singapore Editor…
 
Pegasus was the second Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) to register its prospectus with the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Units are expected to commence trading on the 21 January 2022. To find out more about the journey to list and the upcoming SPAC listing, Prime Time's Rachel Kelly spoke with Mr Neil Parekh, CEO, Pegasus Asia See o…
 
Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys speak to Sherman Ho, Co-Founder of Happiness Initiative about the launch of a new card game by the Happiness Initiative which encourages players to have important conversations about mental health. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys speak to Bennett Freeman, Chair of EG Justice, Vice Chair of the Responsible Sourcing Network about the responsibility of the International Olympic Committee to ensure that merchandise that is sold or apparel that is worn at the Beijing Olympics isn’t tainted with the forced labor of China’s…
 
Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys speak to Chung Sang Hong, Lead curator, Mapping the World: Perspectives from Asian Cartography about National Library Board’s new exhibition which brings together over 60 rare cartographic treasures from collections across Europe, America, and Asia – many on display in Singapore for the firs…
 
Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys are joined by Favian Ooi, Director, Operations & Asset Development at Mount Faber Leisure Group to talk about the first carbon neutral attraction on Sentosa, SkyHelix Sentosa, and what its like to enjoy unparalleled 360° sights of Sentosa while dangling your feet in the air. See omnystudio.c…
 
In our International News Review, Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphreys speak to Steve Okun, Senior Advisor, Mclarty Associates about the Djokvic saga, the removal of Prince Andrew from the official royal life, North Korean seven attacks on cryptocurrency platforms, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
The Fed's hawkish path for the year may shake things up for the US Dollar and the broader FX complex. Or will it? JP Ong spoke to TD Securities' Chief Emerging Asia and Europe Strategist on Forex Fridays about what this does to the broader Forex space, who might have to follow suit, and the SGD's path forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privac…
 
Congestion at schools whenever parents drop off or pick their children up is a perennial issue. In his commentary, The Straits Times’ senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan called for parents to stop chauffeuring their kids to school and to encourage their school-going children to take public transport. Christopher tells The Big Story's mul…
 
Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong said Singapore aims to equip its workers with relevant skills so they can benefit from the green economy, as the nation works towards pursuing its sustainability goals. For instance, a traditional car mechanic will need to learn how to repair an electric vehicle, while an investment manager will need to …
 
The art exhibition scene - like many other industries - has been put on pause over the past two years as a result of the pandemic. But like others - it has had to find ways to adapt and move forward. S.E.A. Focus is a showcase of contemporary art from Southeast Asia. Prime Time's Rachel Kelly went down to the exhibition to speak with Emi Eu, projec…
 
China markets faced a myriad of challenges in 2021, but there are some signs of hope coming back to stocks in the mainland and Hong Kong at the beginning of this year. Finance Presenter JP Ong asks Peter Chun, Founder, Silverbear Capital if the worst is over for China markets? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login