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Author: Tan KW   |   Latest post: Thu, 16 Aug 2018, 01:45 PM

 

The Right To Disconnect?

Author: Tan KW   |  Publish date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018, 01:45 PM


Richard Bradbury | Arvindh Yuvaraj | Audrey Raj

16-Aug-18 12:00

A number of countries, including France, Italy and Germany, are implementing frameworks that seem to be leading to “right to disconnect” laws. Do we need to implement laws to stop our bosses from contacting us outside of working hours?

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PetDag Finds Common Ground

Author: Tan KW   |  Publish date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018, 12:31 PM


The Morning Run Crew

16-Aug-18 12:02

Petronas Dagangan wants to increase non-fuel business by monetizing its real estate assets through co-working spaces

6:33 - Tencent posts surprise revenue contraction for the first time in a decade

11:13 - PM Mahathir heads to China to reinforce trade relations

 

Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Joyce Goh, Giri Balakrishnan

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Post-Mortem on Pakatan's Hundred Days in Office

Author: Tan KW   |  Publish date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018, 12:31 PM


Wong Chen, Member of Parliament for Subang | Dennis Kam, Founder, The Harapan Tracker

16-Aug-18 10:46

Subang MP Wong Chen offers a backbencher's unvarnished and personal take on how his party has performed in its first hundred days in office

25:08 - Dennis Kam, founder of The Harapan Tracker weighs in on this with some burning questions for Wong Chen.

 

 

 

 

Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang

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eFounders Fellowship Learnings

Author: Tan KW   |  Publish date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018, 12:31 PM


Francesca Chia, GoGet | Wai Hong Fong, StoreHub | Ng Yi Ying, Allsome

16-Aug-18 11:00

Earlier in April, the first class of Asian entrepreneurs graduated from the eFounders Fellowship by Alibaba. The program is a joint initiative by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and Alibaba Business School, and aims to enable young entrepreneurs to unlock their full potential and bridge the digital divide. It’s an 11 day program that uses Alibaba as the study model to analyse their ecosystem of platforms and solutions. We speak to 3 of the 11 entrepreneurs from Malaysia who attended the program to learn about some of the learning from the program.

 

Produced by: Jeff Sandhu

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'Saya Yang Menurut Perintah'

Author: Tan KW   |  Publish date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018, 12:31 PM


The Morning Run Crew

16-Aug-18 10:17

We get you out of bed, to your first cup of coffee or to your first destination of your day with thought-provoking discussions on ideas, people and events shaping all our lives.

9:01 - Why be an entrepreneur?

14:34 - Putting a price on celebrity

20:44 - A pittance for the postmen

30:49 - 'Saya Yang Menurut Perintah'

 

Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Joyce Goh, Giri Balakrishnan

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Turkey: Averted Meltdown, Concerns Linger

Author: Tan KW   |  Publish date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018, 12:31 PM


Vishnu Varathan, Head of Economics & Strategy, Oceania & Treasury Department, Mizuho Bank

16-Aug-18 10:32

Overnight, Turkey announced that it is ratcheting up retaliatory tariffs. This is Just days after President Trump tweeted his decision to double tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum.

Also, Qatar came to Turkey's aid with a pledge to invest US$15 billion in the country to help it ride out its currency crisis.

Following this latest development, Vishnu shares his insights with us on how he sees this Turkish crisis playing out in the markets.


He also shares his thoughts on whether he thinks the Turkey crisis would have a contagion effect on emerging markets eventually.


We also talk about Indonesia’s central bank raising its benchmark interest rate a fourth time since May.


Vishnu also shares his thoughts on the upcoming 2Q GDP announcement for Malaysia that is due out tomorrow.


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Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Joyce Goh, Giri Balakrishnan

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