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By 2025, it is estimated that around 58% of the world’s population or about 4.6 billion people will be living in urban areas. This means that in developed regions and cities, approximately 80% of the total population will be centred in cities. As you can imagine, this would represent challenges for city planners who have to review how basic city services are provided to residents more sustainably. Pranabesh Nath tells us about what makes a smart city.
The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. Moderate levels of stress are important, but we also must keep stress under control.
Sreedhar Subramaniam, director of the ABN Media Group and CEO of Asian Broadcasting Network, comes on the Breakfast Grille to talk about how the group's network has expanded since being established in 2011.ABN describes itself as Malaysia's first digital cable TV network provider, and current reports put its subscriber base at around 30,000. However, as competition gets more intense, he explains how ABN intends to find its niche.
On The Evening Edition this evening, we spoke about the current state of our rural communities and how they've been overlooked in the country's progress to move forward economically. But with the inclusion of improving rural development under the Government Transformation Programme, rural communities are now moving forward as we found out during this evening's conversation. This show was brought to you by the Government Transformation Programme.