Into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Ministry of Youth and Sports hosted a dialogue on Thursday with over 500 youths in University Malaya to engage them in mapping out the country’s journey for the next 33 years. A dialogue first of its kind to kick start the brainstorming of the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) policy document, Prime Minister Dato’ Sri … Continue reading Into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Let’s talk nuclear energy

Many of us are fearful when we hear about nuclear energy. This is reasonable, following the devastation of the atomic bomb dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan in 1942, the nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine in 1986, and the recent accident in Fukushima, Japan in 2011. Yet there is an inevitable growing demand … Continue reading Let’s talk nuclear energy

Empowering our bio-entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs know how to turn ideas into commercial products and make them profitable. Silicon Valley, for example, is regarded as a commercial and economic success. Pulsed by the thousands of technology companies and startups it houses, together, these entrepreneurs are bringing impactful changes to the world, and more so to their economy. In Malaysia, … Continue reading Empowering our bio-entrepreneurs

We borrowed the future from our children

Starting today, Kuala Lumpur City Hall would ban the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags and polystyrene in all three Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan. To enforce the ban, businesses that fail to comply would be compounded, have their license revoked, deposit forfeited, goods confiscated and even face jail term. The decision to … Continue reading We borrowed the future from our children