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Bank Negara wants consumers to get a better deal out of insurance products. The liberalisation of insurance pricing, called 'detariffication' in industry speak, has taken a long time to materialise but will be implemented in the next few years. We find out how this will impact the general insurance industry.
Last week, Indonesia banned its vessels from sailing to The Philippines, after seven Indonesian sailors were kidnapped at gunpoint, and are now being held hostage by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants. This follows the kidnapping and release of four Malaysian sailors, the beheading of a Canadian hostage and a spate of violent incidents over the past year, involving the group based in the Southern Philippines. Today we explore Abu Sayyaf’s kidnapping industry, the group’s growing allegiance to the Islamic State, and possible measures that authorities can take to curb its criminal activities.This report is by Jason Lim.
These days, news travels faster mostly on the internet, and less so through the conventional, print media. Recognising this, a lot of print media organisations are trying to make their presence felt on the World Wide Web. However, the shift is not as simple as it seems. While others are struggling to juggle between both, some found the right formula to make it work. This week, we speak to Taz, a media organisation from Germany that is learning the ropes of both mediums, and gaining the right traction.Here are the segments of the episode: 1:13 - Asia Calling 1 - Coups in Thailand 9:12 - Asia Calling 2 - Illegal trade is on the rise in Afghanistan 16:48 - Print and Online: A Marriage Destined to Fail?This episode was produced by Sharyl Kaur and Muhammad Haniff Baharudin
Two diphteria related deaths were reported in Kedah and Malacca since June 18th, with at least four suspected cases in Malacca and eight more in Kedah. Senior Principal Assistant Director from the Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Health, Dr A'aishah Senin gives the latest updates on the vaccine-preventable disease.
What does it mean to have a career change of mind? And what does it mean to have it in the middle of a bonded study debt of RM58,000?