On this week’s episode, what makes KL tick? Klang Valley has, what, 7 million people, but KL is actually much smaller, 1.5 million. KL is the inner core, the old heart. Office blocks in the Golden Triangle and rundown Chow Kit. Is there anything to do there, is there anybody living there, what makes it … Read moreThe Heart, Grit, & Grind Of KL
On this episode we are looking at Malaysia’s brain drain. It has been estimated that we have as much as about a million Malaysians living overseas. Maybe some are working temporarily and plan to come back. But many have no intention of returning. Why would a Malaysian choose to leave and what would make them … Read moreBrain Drain — The Nomadic Malaysian
In this week’s episode we take a look at the constantly expanding potential for internet business, a potential that some Malaysians are tapping. We meet some Malaysians who are harnessing the global reach of the internet for their businesses, businesses that are creative, often surprising but always self-empowering. We hope you might get some ideas, … Read moreStarting Up Online
The rivers of Malaysia, all life in this country was built around them. Today, they are filled with nothing more than our waste; ubiquitous plastic bags, styrofoam boxes, grease, etcetera. Kam Raslan goes on a journey beyond the rivers to find out what the Department of Irrigation and Drainage, KL’s municipal council, Guiness Anchor Berhad … Read moreOur Lives Along Our Rivers
This week we tackle Malaysian football. From its zenith in the 80’s, to its darkest days in the 90’s. And now maybe, just maybe, something to be proud of again. In the process, we spoke to people in the local football scene and also fans on what needs to be done to restore local football … Read moreWill our Tigers roar again?
Can individuals change their cities? The Hear and Now team hits the streets of Georgetown, Penang and speaks with entrepreneurs, conservationists, an architect and an anthropologist who are transforming the city through their vision and initiatives. Produced by Handy Jobs Sdn Bhd (Hear & Now in Malaysia) in collaboration with the Economic Transformation Programme (Hear … Read morePeople Change Cities