Introducing an all new show on Bookmark.On Authored, Umapagan Ampikaipakan has conversations with writers that are built around specific themes. This season, he speaks to them about their firsts… their first literary loves… their first characters… about that first time they knew they were going to be published.This week, Zan Azlee speaks to Uma about how he balances his adventurous life as a father of two little girls with being a journalist, and commentator, and filmmaker, and podcaster, and all around renaissance man.
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In the 1960’s and 70’s, student activism in newly-independent Malaysia was at its peak. During that early period of political upheaval and socio-economic struggle, the student union became a force to be reckoned with, and an instrument for change.Could this be the case again today? The amendments to the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 allows students to be involved in politics, but only on a restricted basis. Government officials have also repeatedly urged students to focus on their studies rather than get involved in politics. This is a report by Liyana Zulkifli, Wan Irdina, and Lyn Mak.
The 6th Enterprise Breakaway 2016 just concluded last week and we’ve decided to broadcast the panels of our flagship event in the weeks to come. First up for today, we are featuring Tony Meloto, founder of Gawad Kalinga. This is an edited version of the recording. This event was presented by AXA Affin, Get Back to Business Faster.
Chris Lau, a budding journalist, received his first exposure to a conflict zone when he went backpacking in Afghanistan. Little did he know that the experience was his calling to be a war journalist. Since that escapade, he has visited many more war and conflict zones in the region, to help tell the stories of the people there, to the world. In Case You Missed It speaks to him to hear how he got there.Here are the segments of the episode: 1:15 - Asia Calling 1 - Fear of failure drives students in India to suicide 8:15 - Asia Calling 2 - Indonesia restores a classic film for the modern audience 14:33 - A Rookie in the WarzoneThis episode was produced by Sharyl Kaur and Muhammad Haniff Baharudin
Here is more proof that the best things come in small packages. We've seen thousands of artists who create whimsical adventures in a miniature-sized world all over social media, some with the power to make us question what is real and what is not. Audrey Raj speaks with Ling Hooi Yin, founder of TinyPinc Miniatures, who specializes in making uber cutesy handmade miniature food figurines, that is realistic enough to make anyone salivate.