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Inside Asia

Jul 31, 2018

Most of our listeners will have already heard about the Singapore Hospital Hack. A brief refresher: at some point on the 27th of June, the Singaporean healthcare database was breached in what is being described by the Singaporean government as a “deliberate, targeted, and well-planned” cyberattack.

The health...


Jul 23, 2018

Third generation family-owned empires are at the epicenter of Asia’s growth story—the foundation upon which many national economies have been built over the past fifty years. But with the advent of global trade, digital technology and fast-paced innovation, these same businesses are finding it hard to keep pace. It...


Jul 14, 2018

The drones are coming—though they’re not here just yet. But they’re on their way. The recreational photo-junkies who use them to buzz beaches and mountain resorts are the tip of the iceberg. Probably more like the tip of the tip of the iceberg.

The high-pitched buzz of an overhead drone is either fascinating or...


Jul 3, 2018

In this episode we’re looking back at the Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump meet-up in Singapore. It now feels like the distant past. And that’s the point. This news cycle is more like a news cyclone. There was much ado about the meeting of the two corpulent men, but now that the dust has settled, what do we have to show...