Hangout with ST: Going cashless and the qipao that sparked a cultural appropriation row

This week on Hangout with ST, Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman discuss the death of an NSF, the pros and cons of going cashless, the line between cultural appropriation or appreciation and Avengers smashing record. Clothes from ZARA Singapore.
Join Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman as they talk about the hottest topics this week. Clothes by ZARA.
Join Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman as they talk about the hottest topics this week. Clothes by ZARA.

SINGAPORE - Get your weekly dose of what's trending in Singapore and around the world with this live video series by The Straits Times.

The series - which adopts a casual, talk show format - is helmed by multimedia journalists Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman.

It airs every Thursday at 4.30pm on ST's Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Topics covered in previous episodes included "crispy" chicken rendang, the call to remove PSLE and checking out a Google Assistant with a local flavour.

This week, Hangout with ST covers the death of an NSF who was warded for heatstroke; the pros and cons of going cashless; discuss where should one draw the line between cultural appropriation and appreciation, and the latest Avengers movie smashing a global opening weekend record.