World Economic Forum–Davos 2017–On Leadership


January 21,2017 World Economic Forum–Davos 2017 What does it take to be a great leader in times of change? We asked six experts @ WEF, Davos, 2017 Written by Stéphanie Thomson Editor, World Economic Forum https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/01/what-does-it-take-to-be-a-great-leader-in-times-of-change-we-asked-six-experts Watch a Compact for Responsible Business Leadership and Responsive and Responsible Leadership in 2017 from the World Economic Forum’s … Continue reading

Getting rid of moral, political and other forms of malignancies afflicting Malaysia


January 21, 2017 Getting rid of moral, political and other forms of malignancies afflicting Malaysia by Dean Johns@www.malaysiakini.com Malignancies are very much on my mind as I write this, as my beloved youngest sister, Mercia, was only on Thursday diagnosed as having one that was massive but possibly hadn’t yet metastasised, and thus was rushed … Continue reading

Malaysian Economy: 2016 uneventful but 2017 is not rosy either


January 20, 2017 Malaysian Economy: 2016 uneventful but 2017 is not rosy either By Dr. Shankaran Nambiar 2016 has been rather eventful for the Malaysian economy. The growth rate — the one big indicator of macroeconomic health — has crumbled. From a past average of 5 per cent in real GDP growth, 2016 is likely … Continue reading

Shameful Injustice


January 20, 2017 Shameful Injustice by KJ John@www,malaysiakini.com What is the cost of one human life? What if the person is an Islamic State (IS) terrorist? Does his life cost any less? What if the person is a Palestinian? What about an Israeli? Are there different rules of human value for different peoples? What would … Continue reading

John Kerry–We got it right


January 20, 2017 We got it right–John Kerry “Diplomacy requires creativity, patience and commitment to a steady grind, often away from the spotlight. Results are rarely immediate or reducible to 140-character bites. But it has helped build a world our ancestors would envy — a world in which children in most places are more likely … Continue reading