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Of buildings, songket and talent

Of buildings, songket and talent

IN this interview with BFM89.9, Veritas Design Group principal Lillian Tay and Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah chairperson Suryani Senja Alias talk about what needs to be done to nurture and keep creative talent in Malaysia. On building designs and architecture, Tay says that “buildings have to serve a purpose and give it life beyond a […]

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What will it take to live sustainably?

What will it take to live sustainably?

IN this interview with BFM89.9, Green Drinks Kuala Lumpur initiator Steve McCoy, who is also founder and principal of consultancy Counterpoint, and Wild Asia advisor Toh Su Mei talk about what it will take to live sustainably. “It’s not an environmental problem, it’s an everything problem,” says McCoy who advocates thinking in systems about the […]

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Being of Malaysian blood

Being of Malaysian blood

IN conjunction with Merdeka Day on 31 Aug and Malaysia Day on 16 Sept, BFM 89.9 is currently featuring a series of interviews called Bloodlines with prominent personalities about their ancestral heritage and their Malaysian identity. These conversations are with Malaysians The Nut Graph has interviewed for its Found in Malaysia series. These individuals are […]

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“Surprising” stimulus package

OSK Securities research head Chris Eng tells BFM 89.9 in an interview that the RM60 billion stimulus package announced was larger than expected, and had several surprising measures. Eng says the property and construction sectors will be the main beneficiary of the stimulus package, while the auto and plantation sectors will be smaller beneficiaries. The […]

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“No long-term impact from larger deficit”

CIMB Investment Bank regional rates and foreign exchange strategist Suresh Kumar Ramanathan says in an interview with BFM 89.9 that the 7.6% fiscal deficit arising from the RM60 billion stimulus package announced today will have no long-term significant impact. “From a macro perspective, it looks large, but in times such as these, every country is […]

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Perak, language issues and Kugan

Perak, language issues and Kugan

FROM 2 to 8 Mar 2009, both the Chinese media and the Malay press looked at the ongoing political impasse in Perak. Both also highlighted the objections to the teaching of mathematics and science in English. The Tamil press focused on the shocking findings in A Kugan’s second autopsy. The Tamil papers also reported on […]

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