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The design challenge

The design challenge

WHAT does it take to stay ahead of the curve in design? How can a foundation, company, industry or country nurture and keep creative talent? What needs to be in place for a traditional craft to be transformed into contemporary and modern designs? These were some of the questions that were raised in the final [...]

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“Crazy” business ideas

“Crazy” business ideas

CRAZY IDEAS.  Instinct. Gut feeling. It’s all part of what it takes to start a business. This was discussed during The Nut Graph’s fifth Found in Conversation event on 24 Oct 2010 on creativity and innovation in business. AirAsia X chief executive officer Azran Osman-Rani, The Body Shop managing director Datin Mina Cheah-Foong and Red [...]

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Creativity and innovation in business

Creativity and innovation in business

THE Nut Graph‘s fifth Found in Conversation forum focused on Creativity and Innovation in Business. The Body Shop Malaysia managing director Datin Mina Cheah-Foong, AirAsia X chief executive officer Azran Osman-Rani and Red Communications founder Lina Tan shared their pioneering experience in their respective industries. The event was held at Leonardo’s Dining Room & Wine [...]

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Anti-corruption measures “ineffective”

Anti-corruption measures “ineffective”

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 June 2009: Indonesia appears to be fighting corruption more effectively than Malaysia, based on a public perceptions survey by Transparency International (TI). Once looked down upon as a bribery-prone country, more Indonesians, at 74%, are confident that their government’s actions to stem corruption have proven effective, compared to only 28% of Malaysians. [...]

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My beautiful canopy rental

My beautiful canopy rental

I WAS utterly shocked after reading Malaysiakini‘s 18 Feb 2009 report, Police blow RM15 mil on KT by-election. It said: “A staggering RM15 million was spent by the Royal Malaysian Police for the deployment of over 3,000 personnel in the recent Kuala Terengganu by-election.” This figure is utterly shocking considering what could be a huge [...]

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