Think Pieces

A Paradigm Shift in Event Education

  • Belinda Fong

The event sector is rapidly developing, having rebounded from the effects of Covid-19. 

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What Does It Take to Be a Great Communicator?

  • Dr Norizzati Azudin

Two decades in academia, one of which was spent living abroad. Does that make someone a great communicator?

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Saving the Planet From CO2 and Plastic Pollution

  • Dr Farihahusnah Hussin

Carbon dioxide emissions and plastic pollution are two of the most pressing environmental issues posing risks to humanity and life on earth.

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Blockchain Technology for eLearning at Time of Pandemic Restrictions

  • Dr Houshyar Honar Pajooh

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online and distance learning has become incredibly popular all around the world.

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Dealing With Depression

  • Professor Alvin Ng Lai Oon

Being a psychologist, I often get asked what people can do to help a family member or friend who seem to be depressed, or have actually been diagnosed with clinical depression and is on psychiatric medication. 

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How Do We Rebound From The Pandemic?

  • Professor Mahendhiran Sanggaran Nair

According to the World Economic Forum, Emerging Asia, including, Malaysia, is in real danger of falling into an inequality trap as it recovers from the pandemic.

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The Preservation of Ipoh’s Heritage

  • Dr Teh Pek Yen and AP Dr Derek Ong Lai Teik

Ipoh – a serene city tucked away in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia has predominantly been a detour for tourists (both local and international) sojourning between the north and the south. This article talks about the need to preserve Ipoh’s authentic heritage.

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Improvise, Adapt, Overcome to Win Big in Business

A look at how Samsung, American Express, Sime Darby, Tata Group and Nintendo became industry leaders, and how an online MBA can help you become one.

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The Bigger Picture: Actuarial Work in Climate Change

  • Nicholas Yeo

Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperature and weather patterns, which lead to threats such as food and water scarcity, flooding, extreme weather and related economic losses. The World Health Organization (WHO) calls climate change the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century.

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Suicide Is A National Security Threat

  • Professor Dr Alvin Ng Lai Oon

The recent suicides on the Penang Bridge highlight again the urgency to address such unnecessary deaths that are always one too many. Suicide is a national security threat. With every suicide, there are emotional and financial costs within the family and affected community, reducing the overall productivity of people involved, over a significant amount of time.

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