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The making of good design

The making of good design

WE’VE all cringed at the sight of certain public structures. At one time, some government buildings were a sickly shade of pink guava. Or take the incongruity of some public structures with their surroundings such as the sculpted pitcher plant water fountain across the Kuala Lumpur (KL) City Hall Building near Dataran Merdeka. And in [...]

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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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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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Khairy: Yes, Umno can change

Khairy: Yes, Umno can change

“IS Umno its own worst enemy? Does it need to lose power before it can reform?” These questions and more were posed to Members of Parliament (MPs) Khairy Jamaluddin, Tony Pua and Nurul Izzah Anwar at The Nut Graph’s recent forum, Found in Conversation: Creativity and Innovation in Politics. “Why does our prime minister have [...]

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Are online insults criminal?

Are online insults criminal?

THERE is an etiquette to online chatter. We don’t write in ALL CAPS LIKE THIS, because that would mean we are shouting. We use emoticons when expression may be difficult to gauge. We think and check before we pass something around. But apart from “netiquette”, what kind of online behaviour would get you in trouble [...]

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Will Umno change?

Will Umno change?

The panel at the forum organised by Konrad Adanaeur Foundation WILL Umno change? That’s been the perennial question since the March 2008 general election. The answer may well be how much its incoming president Datuk Seri Najib Razak will let it. Three political observers, at least, believe that Najib will return to a more authoritarian [...]

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