The Splice Guide to some of Asia’s most interesting podcasts

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By Alan Soon
Splice Singapore

This is just the beginning of a list. But this is a good start if you’re looking for Asia-based podcasts. There’s a lot of tech stuff in here, but you’ll also find lots of fascinating city-based podcasts.

We’ll keep this updated. At some point, we’ll get around to putting this into a sortable Airtable. But for now, this will have to do.

Tell us what’s missing here or if any the links don’t work. But tell us if this is useful. Drop us an email or tweet us.

REGIONAL

New Naratif’s Southeast Asia Dispatches
A fortnightly podcast covering perspectives from New Naratif’s network of journalists across Southeast Asia.

Asia’s Developing Future by ADB
Explains economics, reaches policymakers and government officials.

COUNTRIES

Sinica Podcast by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn
A weekly discussion of current affairs in China.

Talking Indonesia
From the University of Melbourne. Covers current affairs in Indonesia.

Doh Athan by Frontier Media
Burmese language, created in partnership with Fondation Hirondelle. Aims to drive discussions of human rights. Read our profile on them.

SGN Discuss
Seeks out Singaporeans from all walks of life, experiences and circumstances who have an interesting story to share.

The Bangkok Podcast
Stories and rants about life in Bangkok.

Saigoneer Podcast
Features discussions of news and culture related to Saigon. Read our profile on them.

TECH

Analyse Asia with Bernard Leong
A powerful lineup of guests from Asia’s tech industry. Singapore-based.

China Tech Talk
Weekly podcast on China’s tech industry.

e27 Podcasts
Covers Asia’s tech and startup ecosystem. Singapore-based.

996 Podcast with GGV Capital
Discusses tech and entrepreneurship in China.

Exponent by Ben Thompson and James Allworth
An audio companion to Ben Thomson’s excellent Stratechery newsletter.

Asia Tech Podcast with Graham Brown and Michael Waitze
On Asia tech and entrepreneurship.

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MARKETING

Click2View Content Hour
Singapore-based. Covers discussions around content and the marketing of it.

NOTABLES

QueerCast Singapore
Grew out of a conversation at Mox in Tanjong Pagar. Two friends were frustrated at a lack of discussion and silence around LGBT issues in Singapore. So they started this.

2footsteps Podcast by Vladyslav Koshelyev
Stories about discovering new places, countries and ideas.

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