Donald Trump is on the threshold of entering the most powerful office in the US, and all eyes are now on Washington DC. In anticipation of the swearing in of President Donald Trump, we take a look at the transition of leadership of what is arguably the world’s biggest economy and most influential military power. We reflect on the legacy of the Obama Administration, and the extent to which President Trump's agenda will begin where Obama's ended. We speak to a panel of guests on a range of topics, including America's future domestic policies and their place in a global context, the uncertainty of US foreign policy and Trump's agenda for the next hundred days.
On Monday, there was news that the government was considering banning the kapcai, or underbone motorcycles, from entering Kuala Lumpur. The Federal Territories Minister, Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Mansor has said that this is to reduce carbon emissions and congestion in the city, as well as to reduce crime. The news became viral on social media, drawing much backlash from people who disagreed with it. This evening on Talkback Thursday, we're asking you, should kapcais be banned in KL?
Digital Desires is a show exploring the intersection between technology and intimacy. On this episode Ahmad Fuad Rahmat and Vizla Kumaresan look at how identity, trust, love, sex, friendships, relationships and belonging are being challenged and redefined in the age of screens and social media.We hope you enjoyed the show. Email us what you think at email@example.com and how your personal relationships traverse the porous boundaries between the physical and the digital.
The Morning Run crew gives you their take on today's business headlines: - Ex-traders are charged in Singapore for cheating Deutsche Bank, HSBC - Yellen: The Fed remains a nonpartisan institution
The Malaysian Mental Health Association has warned, depression will be the number one ranked disability in the world by 2020. It’s currently the 2nd ranked disability, but is expected to overtake cardiovascular disease in less than four years time. The things is, depression tends to affect people in their prime working years and may last a lifetime if untreated. But with early recognition, intervention, and support, most employees can overcome clinical depression. Clinical Psychologist Joel Low tells us just how employers can do this, to help their most precious commodity - their staff pick up from where they left off.
Prime Minister Najib Razak last year allocated 20 million ringgit to boost the number of social enterprises to 1,000 by 2018. But how do we define a successful social enterprise? We're taking The Venture's Finale as a case study and celebrate the three finalists, FOLO Farms, Batik Boutique and DIDMY. While they epitomises the social enterprises in our country, how do we compare globally? In this discussion we have the judges at The Venture to give us insights in the world of social entrepreneurship.