Featuring a roll-call of guests, the marquee show of BFM, The Breakfast Grille is no-holds barred to get to the truth and into the minds of business leaders, policymakers and changemakers.
Post-Pandemic, How Global Rules Could Be Rewritten: Charles Kenny, the author of "The Plague Cycle
Charles Kenny, the author of "The Plague Cycle: The Unending War Between Humanity and Infectious Disease" discusses the downside of some measures to fight the pandemic, and how global rules like patents and aid-giving could be rewritten to foster more equitable development and a more even response in managing crisis across the world. Kenny is also a Senior Fellow and the Director of Technology and Development at the Center for Global Development, Washington DC. He was previously with the World Bank, and holds degrees from Cambridge; the School of Oriental and African Studies in London; and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
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Habib Jewels Trying To Shine Bright In The Pandemic
As Malaysia prepares to celebrate a second Hari Raya under a Movement Control Order, Dato' Sri Meer Habib, the Managing Director of Habib Jewels, talks about how one of the country's most established jewelry companies is coping with this once-in-a-lifetime event.
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Advancecon: Advancing Into New Territory
Bursa Malaysia listed Advancecon Holdings has been awarded a total of five subcontracts worth around RM186 million for the ECRL project since the middle of last year. Beyond that it recently secured a quota of 26MW under the fourth cycle of the Large Scale Solar (LSS4) project. What else does this earthworks and civil engineering services provider have in store? We speak to Advancecon Executive Director Yeo An Thai to find out.
Modern Education - Producing Useful But Unhappy People?
While the Covid-19 pandemic is first and foremost a health crisis, the resulting effects have devastated the global economy and students' education for the years to come. But education was already due for a reckoning before the pandemic hit- was this just accelerating the inevitable? We speak to computer scientist and educational theorist Professor Sugata Mitra on the Breakfast Grille to discuss the short-term and long-term prospects of our global education system.
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Malaysian Education - Consolidation Incoming?
How will listed education group SEG International adapt to a tougher operating environment, an oversaturated market, and the push to digital? Roshan Kanesan explores this and more with Hew Moi Lan, Group CEO and Executive Director of SEG International Berhad.
SEG International is the only listed pure play education company on the main board, and runs the SEGi Group of Colleges.
E-Commerce And Agriculture Opportunities With Australia
Paul Sanda, the Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner of Austrade Malaysia & Brunei discusses how Covid-19 and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) could increase investment and trade between Australia and Malaysia. He also comments on the tense relationship between Australia and China, and how it might force countries like Malaysia to take sides.
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However, can the interviewer, I believe his name is Tan Chun Han, please allow the speakers to finish before interrupting? It is sometimes very jarring to hear a few voices at the same time, and I believe that it can come across quite rude
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