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Yah Lah BUT...

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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#361 - Matt Walsh praises Singapore’s strict laws & employer gets police warning for fighting with helper

Jan. 30, 2023

Conservative commentator Matt Walsh ignited debate when he responded to an innocent tweet praising Jewel Changi Airport by attributing its beauty to Singapore’s harsh punishments against drug trafficking and petty crimes. Bo…

#360 ft. Andie Chen - The pros and cons of car-sharing in SG & CNY pole dancing for migrant workers divides the internet

Jan. 25, 2023

Ever since COVID, there has been a surge of car-sharing companies in Singapore. Even though their growth is tapering off, more people are using their services. And with car prices reaching all-time highs, it seems like boom …

#360 ft. Andie Chen - The pros and cons of car-sharing in SG & CNY pole dancing for migrant workers divides the internet

Jan. 25, 2023

Ever since COVID, there has been a surge of car-sharing companies in Singapore. Even though their growth is tapering off, more people are using their services. And with car prices reaching all-time highs, it seems like boom …

#359 - Teen goes viral over “luxury” Charles & Keith bag & Logan Paul’s Cryptozoo scandal

Jan. 16, 2023

Last week, a 17-year-old girl went viral when she called out commenters who mocked her for fawning over a “luxury” Charles & Keith bag which she received as a gift. Not only have people praised her for her response, but inte…

#358 ft. J.D. Chua - Singapore’s first creature feature Circle Line, breaking into Hollywood and spreading love

Jan. 13, 2023

The director of Singapore’s first ever creature feature Circle Line, JD Chua, stops by to tell us why he’s optimistic about the local film industry, professes his love for destroying things, and even makes us cry! Listen to …

#357 - SPH Media inflated circulation numbers & Chooby Pizza customer complaint goes viral

Jan. 11, 2023

SPH Media shockingly revealed that an internal review found that staff had inflated circulation numbers of their publications during a period from 2020 to 2022. Why is this revelation a big deal, even for those of us who don…

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.