Tony Meloto, the driving force behind Philippines-based project Gawad Kalinga, is a world renowned figure in the ongoing battle against poverty. His strong sentiments on the segmentation of society and the impact it creates on the needy makes him a voice among the voiceless, and an influential component in the steady process of eradicating poverty and discrimination for good. We speak to the man himself about the power of a self-sustaining financial ecosystem, the challenges of establishing such a system, and where Gawad Kalinga is headed in the next few years.
From the lost city of Atlantis to the mystery of the Nazca Lines, the world is filled mysterious and unexplained occurrences. We spoke to Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, an Ancient Astronaut theorist, writer and host of the Ancient Aliens TV series, who is a proponent of the idea that ancient alien astronauts interacted with ancient humans. He joined us to examine clues that could prove a possible extraterrestrial connection within some of the world’s greatest unsolved mysteries.
Petronas 2Q'16 net income decreased 96% y.o.y to RM348 million on the back of impairment losses amounting to RM7 billion from its Gladstone LNG Project. Although cost-cutting measures by the group are beginning to yield results on its operating cashflows, this might be counterbalanced by a dividend payout target of RM16b. Kong Ho Meng of UOB Kay Hian expects poor earnings visibility for the 2H'16 as Petronas remains selective on award of new contracts. Bumi Armada is the top pick.
When kidney failure is diagnosed, you could have a range of emotional responses -- disbelief, fear, anger, all of the above. It is completely normal to be worried about what the diagnosis will mean to you or your loved one, and the changes that will occur in the body and to your lifestyle. But here to help us have some idea of what to expect is the President of the Malaysian Society of Nephrology and Senior Consultant Nephrologist, Prof Dr Goh Bak Leong.
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, Kevin Kwan tells Uma about the first real life "crazy rich Asian" he ever met and how it inspired his bestselling work.
The Morning Run team debate the advantages and disadvantages of active and passive investment strategies. Listen to the podcast to learn more about ‘Flowmageddon’, the phenomenon of massive money flowing out of ‘active’ funds to ‘passive' funds.