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A Historian’s Map of a Changing World

We speak to an eminent historian and China expert on the story of Asia’s transformation. From his childhood in pre-World War Two Ipoh to the effects of Cold War politics on his career to the dramatic moments that’s marked his six decades as a student of history. Professor Wang gives his view on the contradictions between China’s rapid economic development and its stunted political change, the reasons behind authoritarian governance as well as the deep history of the region's South China Sea debacle.

A Historian’s Map of a Changing World

Going Global: Love, Bonito

Love, Bonito has mastered the fashion formula. It’s that fashion formula that the big boys like H&M, Asos, Topshop, Zara have applied to keep us ladies coming back, happy to surrender our hard cash cash time and time again. It’s a simple formula but it’s not an easy one for a start up to get right- and that is to create fast, on trend fashion, that is affordable but not lacking in quality. Viola Tan, one of the two co-founders of the Singaporean womenswear label "Love, Bonito", joins us to speak more about the brand.

Going Global: Love, Bonito

HEAVY - 26 March 2015

Heavy metal, noise, punk, hardcore -- these sounds represent the more extreme side to music. HEAVY, as the name suggests, explore sounds that are loud, aggressive and in-your-face. It may not be for the faint hearted, but if you like music that packs a little extra punch then this will blow your mind.  -- Deep Purple - Burn Metallica - Metal Militia Down - Lifer Black Sabbath - War Pigs Carcass - Heart Work Refused - New Noise Sick Of It All - Step Down Sepultura - Territory

HEAVY - 26 March 2015

Ticket To Ride Episode 42: Thrill at the Krabi Cliffs

Calling out to all adrenaline junkies! Soon Min takes us through his deep water solo adventure in Krabi, where he climbed up a rocky cliff without any gear to plunge into the crystal clear waters below.

Ticket To Ride Episode 42: Thrill at the Krabi Cliffs

The Red Meat Debate

So the debate has been raging - either red meat will lower your cholesterol and help you slim down, or it’ll set you on the fast track to diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Giving us his take on the ongoing debate of the implications of eating red meat is Dr. David Katz, an internationally renowned authority on nutrition and the Founding Director of the Yale Prevention Research Centre.  

The Red Meat Debate

Selangor’s Housing Issues

Affordable housing is increasingly difficult to find in Selangor. With population estimated to hit eight million by 2020, are enough units being built or land available to accommodate this rise in population? We find out from Bukit Gasing assemblyman Rajiv Rishyakaran, who is back for his monthly show on local government issues.

Selangor’s Housing Issues

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