Azizulhasni Awang’s world title at the recent Track Cycling World Championship is a breath of fresh air for us as a nation.
It is an inspiring win for Malaysia, particularly as the road to this great achievement has been steeped in tales of perseverance and comebacks from numerous shortfalls.
The story of Azizulhasni’s win has been a nail biting, yet interesting one to follow. I remember staying up to watch this young man, which I’ve only heard about for the first time, compete in the Keirin f...Read more
The 21st century has not been impressive in advancing tolerance. Just a few days ago, we saw deaths from a bombing in Egypt, with clear undertones of religious extremism.
The peace-loving people of Sweden were also rocked with a terror attack in its capital of Stockholm, less than two years after another racially motivated attack took place in a school.
It is ironic that it is also in this century, we have seen great leaps in technological advancements and the birth of a new industrial revolut...Read more
Statistik daripada Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi telah menunjukkan pada tahun 2015, 54% daripada jumlah pelajar di institusi pengajian tinggi, terdiri daripada wanita. Manakala 43% jumlah pelajar wanita menceburi jurusan berlandaskan kejuruteraan, sains dan matematik,
Statistik di atas menunjukkan kemajuan bagi warga wanita, perlu juga dilihat sebagai indikator untuk merancang masa depan industri negara.
Walaupun bilangan usahawan wanita yang berdaftar telah menjangkau lebih 1 juta, namun peny...Read more
MANY a times this column discussed the impacts of speculation on business operations and the livelihood of those working within these businesses.
The discussion revolved around half-baked truths and speculation causing the unnecessary apprehension and demotivation of stakeholders, leading to reduced productivity and market uncertainty.
This article focuses on truths, and how we move forward based on them.
In a time where social media is often an epicentre of information, the wiggle room affor...Read more
Statistics from the Ministry of Higher Education denote that in 2015, 54% of the total students enrolled in institutions of higher learning, comprising universities, polytechnics and community colleges - are female. Females also make up 43% of students enrolled in engineering or science and maths courses.
This is a clear demonstration of our nation’s progress towards gender equality.
However, this article is not about self praise, but looking at furthering gender equality at all levels of econ...Read more