Here Are 5 Malaysian Podcasts You Should Listen To
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From Food to Finance: Here Are Malaysian Podcasts You Should Listen To

From Food to Finance Here Are Malaysian Podcasts You Should Listen To

Podcasts are a convenient way to pass time while absorbing all sorts of information. Unlike videos, you can listen to them anywhere and anytime. What’s also great about them is you have the choice to play only what interests you, like topics that are close to home.

Whether you’re after something entertaining or educational, here are some Malaysian podcasts you can listen to while you’re relaxing, surviving your daily commute, or doing other things like household chores.

Mamak Sessions

“Mamak Sessions” is a podcast about anything that’s up in Malaysia and the world. Describing themselves as “average joes chilling out at a mamak,” Malaysian content creator Jin Lim (or more known as Jinnyboy) and his co-hosts Shu Faye and Ryan Yee talk about a range of topics that local listeners can relate to. They also invite guests over to talk deeper into specific topics, from money to relationships.

Listen to “Mamak Sessions” on Spotify and YouTube.

‘Geeks in Malaysia’

Unleash the inner geek in you! “Geeks in Malaysia” is a long-time podcast that “[sprung] to life from the mind of Amelia Chen” in 2012. Along with co-hosts filmmaker Khairil M. Bahar and Nick Dorian, Amelia strives to deliver the best of what the world of film, TV, and comics has to offer to entertain and hopefully inform their listeners.

Listen to “Geeks in Malaysia” on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or directly on their website.

‘Take a Bao’

“Take A Bao” is a 10-episode podcast hosted by food writer and cook Loh Yi Jun that explores anything and everything about Asian food. Listen to deep dives and conversations with chefs, farmers, and other experts about a range of food topics, from explaining salted eggs and their origins to discussing (or criticising) trending drinks like Dalgona coffee.

Listen to “Take a Bao” on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and other platforms. You can also listen directly on his website.

Head Over Heels

“Head Over Heels” is a safe space for real and honest conversations that explore what it means to be a modern Asian woman and empower Malaysian women in today’s society. Hosted by Maggy Wang, get head over heels about topics that touch on women’s everyday struggles, social stigmas, and more.

Listen to “Head Over Heels” on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube.

Ringgit and Sense

BFM 89.9 The Business Station has entered the digital space with “Ringgit and Sense,” a podcast that talks about personal finance. Each episode discusses a range of topics, such as personal risk profiles, realistic investment horizons, education loans, health insurance plans, and retirement planning, with financial planners and experts in their respective fields to educate listeners about being smart with their money.

Listen to Ringgit and Sense on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or directly on their website.

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