Saturday, July 28th 2018 at Connexion@The Vertical, Bangsar South City. Get your tickets now!
Registrations for Penang & KL are now open.
Her career thus far has been truly remarkable and admirable – she started as a public servant, then a town planning officer, to Seberang Prai Municipal Council president and then as Mayor of Penang, and currently, the first Asian woman and Malaysian as an Executive Director of a key UN agency. Her Excellency Dato’ Maimunah Mohd Sharif, the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, joins us to share her story of working hard and getting where she is today, despite growing up in an impoverished environment, and also how she is leading the UN-Habitat to tackle the global issue of rapid urbanization and its consequences.
This morning the State Assemblyman for Balakong, Ng Tien Chee, was killed in a traffic accident, precipitating another by-election. This adds to the upcoming Sungai Kandis by-election in Selangor following the death of assemblyman Mat Shuhaimi on July 2 due to lymphoma. Nomination is this Saturday and polling on Aug 4. The Sungai Kandis constituency has 51,230 registered voters consisting of 51,217 ordinary voters and 13 overseas voters. Today we explore if anything has changed since the much criticised conduct of the Election Commission over the 14th General Elections.
This week, we reflect on the happiness industry and the world it has formed by going back to basics: what is happiness? Do we really mean 'happy' when we mean something else? How has the pursuit of happiness left so many people miserable? Sandy Clark and Sarah Yung help us think through these questions and more.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng revealed more details about the impending sales and service tax.