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Trouble in Taman Rimba: The Plot

Recent revelations regarding the proposed development in Taman Rimba proves that it's a case woven in the sticky webs of politics. The Federal Territories Ministry and Kuala Lumpur Mayor are at odds with three different communities in the city, amidst allegations of overdevelopment and conflicts of interest. They are being challenged for their approval of unnecessary high-rise and high-density development projects in specifically low-density areas. The consequences of this will inevitably incre...
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BFM’s Best of 2017

It’s already the end of an eventful year. We’ve recorded over 4,600 radio shows and produced more than 50 videos, that covered a wide range of topics ranging from philosophy to football. We asked our producers to trim the fat and bring us just 17 of our best shows of the year. Here's what they came up with. If you’ve missed out on these shows or would like to listen to them again, you can click on the link (or picture), or alternatively, head on to our BFM Mobile App for more ...
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Muted #MeToo's in Malaysia

Header image credit: TheWalrus.ca 2017 was a reckoning for sexism. Issues of sexual misconduct have been thrown into the global spotlight - growing from strength to strength with every high-profile allegation. But in Malaysia, conversations regarding sexual harassment has barely scratched the surface. The suppressed conversation regarding sexual assault and harassment against women was revitalized upon the revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s sleazy, misogynistic antics. Over 80 women ...
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Tracking Tesla

Elon Musk’s methods and ideas are unconventional and somewhat successful. But he’s learning the hard way about what it takes to mass-produce cars, and it could cost his company, Tesla, dearly. Tesla has written themselves a fascinating story so far. Since their inception fourteen years ago, they went from producing cars that nobody bothered to buy, to being at the forefront of future mobility. It can be said that they had single-handedly forced the issue on electric cars, while othe...
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Razak Baginda: Haunted by his past

“I’m just someone who wants to move on with life. If anybody wants to remind me of my past, by all means, but I will leave you behind and I will move forward”.Those weren’t the words of a contemplative author writing a self-help book, they were instead spoken by Dr. Abdul Razak Baginda.    It has been fifteen years since the infamous, highly controversial, Scorpene submarine deal was signed, eleven years since the murder of Altantuya Shaariibuu (of which he wa...
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MA2017 bawa keusahawanan disruptif ke dalam ekosistem startup Malaysia

Pusat Inovasi dan Kreativiti Global Malaysia (MaGIC) melancarkan MaGIC Academy Symposium (MA2017) bermula 4 hingga 7 Oktober 2017 di Kampus MaGIC, Cyberjaya. Simposium empat hari tersebut mengumpulkan seluruh ekosistem startup di Malaysia yang kini sedang berkembang maju. MA2017 dilihat sebagai forum untuk pembelajaran, bimbingan, inpsirasi dan peluang pekerjaan. Lebih daripada 2000 pemilik startup, usahawan, perniagaan berasaskan impak (IDE) dan pencari kerja dijangka hadir pada edisi kali ini....
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