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Future Food (w/ Isabelle Decitre)

My guest this week is the Founder and CEO of ID Capital, a Singapore-based firm with a focus on food. It’s an age-old industry now receiving high-profile attention  from investors, inventors, and activists. It seems like everyone, these days, has something...

MNCs Weigh New China Risks (w/ David Hoffman)

Is global enthusiasm for China investment cooling? That’s the question I pose in this week’s episode. My guest is David Hoffman, Senior Vice President for The  Conference Board in Asia, and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics and...

The Way of the Storyteller (w/ Anna Ong)

Everyone loves a story. This statement is as true today as it likely was 5,000 years  ago. We, as a species, are drawn to stories like bees to honey. Why is that exactly? Here to discuss it with me is Anna Ong, Founder of "What’s Your Story?", a Singapore-based outfit...

Powering People Through Inclusion (w/ Jane Horan)

I know I’ve been relentlessly flogging the Corporate Purpose theme these past few months. I’ll be honest, I can’t help myself. It’s a big part of what I do these days. But more importantly – and I mean this – it’s a topic that...

A Case Against Cronyism (w/ Razeen Sally)

Conversations – most would agree – are best had in person. Yet, our recent bout with Covid has shown that sometimes technology is necessary to keep that conversation flowing. When restrictions lifted several months back, I was quick to return to in-person...

Valuing Our Forests (w/ Koh Lian Pin)

My guest this week is Koh Lian Pin, a Singapore-based conservation scientist, and also one of nine nominated members of the Singapore Parliament. He’s staked his  career on identifying ways to preserve our planet’s natural resources. His dream, as he...

Capitalism’s Right of Passage: Part 2 (w/ Pietro Ventani)

A couple of weeks ago I was sitting in the member’s lounge of a local club I like to visit, and my Italian economist friend, Pietro Ventani comes up to me, sits down, and pushes a piece of paper across the table. “I’ve been thinking about this,” he says. “There’s more...

Has Asia Lost It? (w/ Vasuki Shastry)

This week on Inside Asia, we reach across the Pacific to speak to Vasuki Shastry. He’s a Washington D.C.-based Senior Fellow at the US Chamber of Commerce and an  Associate Asia Pacific Fellow at the policy institute Chatham House in London. We reached out...

Capitalism’s Right of Passage (w/ Pietro Ventani)

This week on Inside Asia, we’re tackling a big topic – Capitalism. You might argue that it’s a system as tightly imbedded in our daily lives as any other. There’s hardly a place on Earth that isn’t affected by it. In most places, it...

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