Young female social entrepreneurs share why Malaysia is one of the best places in the world to grow their careers.
SO last week I met this 24-year-old girl whose gigs over the past year have brought in something like US$140mil (RM451mil). Not too shabby for someone who was once told her singing career would be dead overnight after a few bum notes at the Grammys. Her name is Taylor Alison Swift, and I have to […]
Rarely has there ever been this much drama over the opening of an airport terminal. The spanking new KLIA2, dubbed the world’s largest purpose-built terminal dedicated to low cost carriers (yup, that’s quite the distinction), is set to open this Friday, replacing its more homely predecessor, the LCCT. Here’s what you need to know. What’s […]
By SHARMILA NAIR firstname.lastname@example.org MAKING a change in a community or a nation will not happen overnight. It takes a lot of time and hard work, and even the President of the United States Barack Obama learned that lesson the hard way. He was 24, and a newbie from Columbia University in New York City […]
Stories by JC LAM email@example.com EVER since she was a five-year-old growing up in Kajang, Selangor, Sheena Liam’s mother had always believed she would someday be a model. And last Wednesday, Liam, 22, proved a mother’s always right by bagging the top prize in the season finale of reality modelling competition Asia’s Next Top Model […]
By LIM MAY LEE firstname.lastname@example.org WHEN was the last time you volunteered for a cause outside of school activities? YouTube stars like Kina Grannis and David Choi, as well as activists Andy Ridley, Scott Hammell and Rob Dyer were in Malaysia last week for the Reach Out Convention and Celebration concert at Taylor’s University Lakeside […]
By CHRISTINE CHEAH email@example.com JOHAN Mahmood Merican, the CEO of TalentCorp Malaysia, is a geek. While he was giving R.AGE a tour of his office last week, he just couldn’t resist showing off all the Star Wars, Star Trek and Lord Of The Rings posters hung around the place – many of which he bought […]
By JAYDEE LOK firstname.lastname@example.org IF you were to ask Bank Negara financial analyst Marisha Naz, 25, where the best pad thai in the world is, she would tell you to look for a roadside shack in Lat Krabang, Thailand and it would be cooked by an eight-year-old boy. “I was really sceptical at first, but […]