Tuesday, June 26th 2018 at Connexion @ Nexus, Bangsar South Get your tickets at bfm.my/rocks
In the next three years, one in 10 Malaysians will be aged 60 and above. By 2040, the ratio is projected to be one in five Malaysians, and the country would have already reached ageing nation status. In light of these facts we take a look at the 'aged care' industry in Malaysia and the cost involved in growing old and taking care of oneself.
We learn a few things about our ballot paper.
For many of us, play is a luxury. For kids, play is life and toys are the tools of early learning. Dr Deborah Weber creates and tests educational toys for a living, and she joins us to discuss how to make the most out of play for kids, and also if physical toys are still relevant in the digital age.
On today’s edition of Enterprise Biz Bytes, Richard Bradbury, Arvindh Yuvaraj and Christine Wong talked about: 1:06 - Singapore Uncovers Hi-tech Cheating Exam Cheating Plot 6:40 - Ctrl-labs' EMG Wristbands May Spell The End For Keyboards And Mice 12:15 - Will This Doctor In Your Pocket Cure Your Cyberchondria? 22:41 - Russia’s Telegram Ban Is A Big Convoluted Mess 27:38 - Toyota Promotes Talking Vehicle Technology
Cost of living will feature front and centre in the lead up to polling day on May 9th. Before the 13th parliament was dissolved on April 7th, a National Cost of Living Action Council was formed to address this issue head on. Dato Dr Paul Selva Raj, Secretary-General of the Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations, commended the formation of this task force, writing in a public letter in a national daily that “this is the way forward.” We ask him why, whether government can directly influence cost of living, and the responsibility of consumers to live within their means.