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The most uncensored conversations and interviews from the much-censored country of Singapore. Hosted by Haresh & Terence from the comedy house Ministry of Funny.

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#302 - Investing, the current economy & what is Grab doing to help us? Feat. Wenbin Wong, head of GrabFin Singapore

June 24, 2022

As the economy continues to shock everyone, it’s getting increasingly confusing to figure out what to do about our personal finances. So we speak to someone at the forefront of the industry, Wenbin Wong, head of GrabFin Sing…

#301 - Singaporeans’ attitudes toward 377A shift & uproar over restaurant’s $50 fee for birthday cake

June 22, 2022

Just in time for Pride Month, a recent study on Singaporeans’ attitudes towards same-sex relationships by market research firm Ipsos found that 44% of respondents still support 377A, which was a drop from 55% in 2018. What d…

#300 - The jumbo ASK-ME-ANYTHING episode where we answer your MALA-HOT questions

June 17, 2022

On our 300th episode, we want to thank everyone by answering the hottest questions as chosen by YOU! Do we believe in ghosts? How does Haresh prepare his mercurial mouth for acting roles? Did Terence’s voice give him trouble…

#299 - Ex-police officer alleges pregnancy discrimination & SIA and Scoot customers can pay to reduce carbon footprint via SAF credits

June 11, 2022

A viral Facebook post from an ex-police officer alleged pregnancy discrimination at her former workplace, which prompted the Singapore Police Force to respond with their own statement. Does she really have a case here, or is…

#298 - Lawrence Wong promoted to Deputy PM & divorced couple to split $1 million wedding red packet

June 9, 2022

Earlier this week, PM Lee announced several Cabinet changes, the most prominent being Lawrence Wong’s promotion to Deputy Prime Minister. While this wasn’t unexpected, were there any other surprises? In the local courts, a j…

#297 - Johnny Depp wins defamation case against Amber Heard & SG woman goes on vengeful Dior spree

June 2, 2022

Johnny Depp emerged victorious in the defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. We discuss the trial and the verdict, and ask what the future holds for their Hollywood careers. Who is the real winner here, or is th…

About the Hosts

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Haresh Tilani

Co-host, Co-creator, Co-Crazy Person

HARESH TILANI is a Singaporean writer, director, actor and co-founder of Ministry of Funny, one of Singapore's top comedy brands. He was talent-scouted for the starring role in HBO's first comedy in Asia, "SeNT", as Lead Actor and Associate Producer. In 2018, Haresh co-created, co-wrote and starred in “She’s a Terrorist and I love Her”, a comedy TV pilot which won HOOQ’s Asia-wide Filmmakers Guild 2018 and has been nominated for "Best Original Program by a Streamer/ OTT" and “Best Comedy Program” at the Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019. The show was commissioned for a full 8-episode series which was launched Asia-wide in Jan 2020 and quickly became HOOQ's most watched series in Singapore.

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Terence Chia

Co-host, Co-creator, Co-Crazy Person

Terence Chia is a Singaporean filmmaker who is known for his work under Ministry of Funny, one of Singapore’s top comedy brands. His series pilot for HOOQ's Filmmakers Guild 2018, "She's A Terrorist And I Love Her", was the winner of the competition, and will be released as a 8-episode TV series in 2020, with Terence as writer-director. He was also Associate Producer on "SeNT", HBO's first comedy TV series in Asia. In the commercial realm, Terence has directed work for clients such as Google, Uber and Kao Corporation.