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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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#347 ft. Rishi Budhrani - Uni grads’ pay double that of ITE & mother bans child from eating birthday cake in school

Dec. 5, 2022

Mother bans child from eating birthday cake in school 'You sound like such a fun mum': Netizens riled up over mum who forbids child from eating birthday cakes in preschool | asiaone Find Rishi here! Instagram TikTok Esquire …

#346 - Temasek to review “disappointing” FTX investment & Will Smith polarises opinion

Dec. 3, 2022

In parliament, DPM Lawrence Wong revealed that Temasek will launch an internal review into its FTX investment, and also characterised the loss as “disappointing”. Was that statement enough to ease the public pressure on the …

#346 - Temasek to review “disappointing” FTX investment & Will Smith polarises opinion

Dec. 2, 2022

In parliament, DPM Lawrence Wong revealed that Temasek will launch an internal review into its FTX investment, and also characterised the loss as “disappointing”. Was that statement enough to ease the public pressure on the …

#345 - Pritam Singh lifts party whip on 377A & Balenciaga’s bondage bears scandal

Nov. 30, 2022

At this week’s parliamentary debate on the repeal of Section 377A, the Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh lifted the party whip to allow Workers' Party MPs to vote freely on their conscience regarding the touchy subject. …

#344 - Covid protests spread across China & Shanmugam deadlifts 125kg at event

Nov. 28, 2022

Chinese citizens are taking to the streets in major cities across the country, in an unprecedented protest against the government’s Covid-zero policy and prolonged lockdowns. We discuss the significance of these protests, an…

Singaporeans want $6K a month to retire “in style” & Haidilao offers performance-based discount for PSLE students

Nov. 25, 2022

An OCBC report revealed that young Singaporeans want to retire “in style”, which translates to $6K in expenses a month. We dissect the results and other surprising statistics about Singaporeans’ relationship with money. Else…

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.