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Social Ills That Affect Productivity

Many experts, analysts and even feng shui consultants have painted a bleak picture for 2015 on all fronts, whether it’s on a national, financial or personal level. To combat this, our efforts towards productivity need to increase for us to thrive in the new year. Before we do that, let’s first take a look at some bad habits that have been hindering our productivity together with KP Bose Dasan, who is a tax and Chartered Financial Consultant. He currently lectures on tax, financial planning and financial psychology and he joins us, to identify key social factors that can negatively impact long-term productivity. 

Social Ills That Affect Productivity

Human rights: Our Bad Record

The world has seen a tremendous rise in human rights violations in 2014, especially in conflict-ridden countries like Syria and the Ukraine. A recent report by Amnesty International also highlighted Malaysia’s human rights record. The NGO says human rights in the country has worsened throughout the years, due to the use of repressive laws and discriminatory policies, in particular the Sedition Act. We speak to Amnesty’s local chapter to find out more.Annabelle Lee, Melanie Abraham and Mahesh Krishnan contributed to this report.

Human rights: Our Bad Record

Creating A Smarter Country

Toh Chai Keong, Assistant Chief Executive of Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, illustrates what Singapore as a smart nation could look like. We met him at EmTech Singapore.

Creating A Smarter Country

Life's A Pitch, 2nd March 2015

Jeff Sandhu & guests, Matt Bellotti, Kam Raslan & Stuart Cavens lookback at the weekend's fixtures which saw Jose Mourinho winning his first trophy in his 2nd spell at Chelsea after defeating Spurs, in the BPL we saw Liverpool overcame Manchester City that heats up the race to the top 4 as Arsenal & Manchester United also racking up victories while Southampton slipping up. Also, reviews of La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Bundesliga and Champions League & Europa League previews.

Life's A Pitch, 2nd March 2015

Hari Ini Dalam Sejarah Dunia: The Sound of Music

It’s been 50 years since the American musical drama film “The Sound of Music” hit theaters and we paid homage to it in this episode of Hari Ini Dalam Sejarah Dunia.  The film won 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture, and even displaced Gone with The Wind as the highest-grossing film of all time. Join us and take a trip back to the story of the Von Trapps and how the addition of Maria to the family changed both her life and theirs forever.

Hari Ini Dalam Sejarah Dunia: The Sound of Music

Multiculturalism in Australia: Religion, Gender and Race

Susan Carland is an Australian Muslim who has been, at various stages of her career, a radio correspondent, a television presenter, a newspaper columnist as well as a sociology lecturer at Monash University in Australia, where she is currently pursuing a PhD on the intersection of gender and culture in Islam. In 2009, Susan was named one of the “500 Most Influential Muslims in the World” by the UN Alliance of Civilizations.

Multiculturalism in Australia: Religion, Gender and Race

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