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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.

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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.

    Trade in a Post - Brexit World

    Trade in a Post - Brexit World

    After the UK's exit from the EU on the 31st of January, the race is on for the island nation renegotiate its trade relationships with countries around the world. With Covid-19 now throwing its shadow across the global economy, we discuss the implications of Brexit, regional trade ties, and potential avenues of bilateral cooperation, with Natalie Black, UK Trade Commissioner for the Asia Pacific region.

    • 24 min
    Can Malaysian Steel Forge Ahead In A Globally Subsidised Environment?

    Can Malaysian Steel Forge Ahead In A Globally Subsidised Environment?

    The Malaysian steel industry has not been a particularly successful one, with Perwaja steel a reminder of this. However with a White Paper from the industry in the hands of the government, could the future be a brighter one?

    • 20 min
    Can Beaconhouse Find Its Way Through The Pandemic?

    Can Beaconhouse Find Its Way Through The Pandemic?

    Private education is big business, but can it continue to grow under the shadow of COVID-19?
    Established in 1975, Beaconhouse School System began as a small Montessori academy in Pakistan and has grown into an education network spanning eight countries.
    Roshan Kanesan speaks with its CEO Kasim Kasuri, to discuss the group’s international expansion, the viability of virtual education, and the future of private education post-Covid-19.

    • 25 min
    Making a debut in volatile times

    Making a debut in volatile times

    Amidst the volatility in capital markets and the gloomy long-term outlook for the oil and gas industry, would a listing be the right decision? We speak to Thien Chiet Chai, the Executive Director of Reservoir Link which is making a bold move in listing on the ACE market this month and find out the reasons for this and what they expect in terms of contracts when every oil major is cutting capex.

    • 21 min
    Harvey Norman Focusing On The Physical

    Harvey Norman Focusing On The Physical

    Like other retailers, Harvey Norman took a hit from store closures during the height of the Covid-19 movement restrictions. Now that economies are reopening, how does the Australian lifestyle retailer plan to catch up on lost ground? We speak to Kenneth Aruldoss, Managing Director of Harvey Norman Asia on their expansion plans and how they plan to keep consumers coming back to their stores.

    • 22 min
    Peace of Mind in the Covid 19 Era

    Peace of Mind in the Covid 19 Era

    No business contingency plan could have prepared any company for the radical change to our lives from the impact of Covid 19. So we speak to Lee Sang Hui, CEO of Manulife Malaysia Berhad to find out how fast they were able to pivot in the new normal and what are the challenges to still grow with the inevitable recession knocking on Malaysia's door.

    • 21 min

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