The artist talks about his painted art installation that was exhibited at the Hong Kong Art Basel. The title which uses the term ‘padded room’ brings to bear the expression’s baggage on what might seem an innocuous subject: romanticised history of the origin and evolution of the Malacca Sultanate. This installation yokes paired images--Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and others--forcing questions which begin with Why? And then, How are they similar? How are they different?
A personal brand is a promise, defined by how others perceive one's values, beliefs and abilities. Discovering your personal brand helps you differentiate and offers a competitive advantage with the important caveat that- If you don’t manage your brand, someone else will. Today we learn about The Personal Brand and how managing and marketing it well can benefit your business or career.
From humble beginnings in an estate in Negeri Sembilan, self-made Malaysian-born billionaire Maha Sinnathamby is now ranked by Forbes as the 40th richest man in Australia. A real life rags-to-riches story.
In recent years, the electronic cigarette has gained popularity among smokers looking for a healthier alternative to smoking. Malaysia is one of the biggest markets for e-cigarettes in the region. And users are even forming communities, eager to convert smokers to this alternative habit, with claims that it is a breakthrough in "harm reduction” though there is little serious evidence of this. Today we ask how, if at all, this new habit and industry ought to be regulated.This is a report by Aziff Azuddin.
Seasoned travel guide Kae Chong is no longer a stranger to Tibet, but his first visit to the elusive country remains his most memorable one. We join Kae as he recalls touring Tibet on his toes without a permit.