Through no-holds barred conversations, Spill The Teh gets into the minds of individuals who break stereotypes of society. Join us in igniting curiosity, changing perspectives, and seeing life’s flip side.
[EP4] Tasting the Trends: Exploring the Latest in Food and Beverage, with Aw Kai Ho and Daeng Sariges
After two consecutive years of pandemic-related decline in 2020 and 2021, the F&B industry income inched closer to pre-pandemic levels in 2022, from pent-up demand and the return to normalcy for social and economic activities. We speak to Aw Kai Ho and Daeng Sariges from Forest Cloud Beverage Company, on F&B trends locally and globally.
[EP3] Creative Economy, with Loo Ping
‘Creative Economy’ has been the buzzword for some time, but do we really know what it is? And are people cognisant of its presence in Penang? We speak to Loo Ping, Brand Consultant of Foci Collective. Foci is a Penang-based design collective specialising in brand strategy and creative works in Malaysia and Singapore.
[EP2] The Reluctant Politician – Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman, with Ooi Kee Beng
On this special episode leading to Malaysia’s 15th General Election, we look back at the nation’s first generation of leaders and what made them effective nation-builders, with a particular focus on Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman, Malaysia’s second Deputy Prime Minister. We talk to Ooi Kee Beng, Executive Director of Penang Institute and author of the award-winning “The Reluctant Politician: Tun Dr Ismail and His Time”.
[EP1] Brain Gain, with Leong Ting Hwa
In this first episode of Penang Institute’s Spill The Teh Podcast, we talk to Leong Ting Hwa, who came home to Penang despite his high flying career in Singapore. As a Brain Gain to Penang, he broke the Brain Drain pattern which has been plaguing Malaysia. While we agreed that money is the main bait for people to leave Malaysia, we deduced that political and economic stability is the way to attract our talents home.