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March 18, 2019

Have you ever been brought down to the depth of your chaotic heart and soul that you feel so broken, lost and alienated in all that surrounds you? A place where the heart never feels at home, or at peace, or in synch with all that others say identifies…

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December 6, 2018

“So I have just one wish for you – the good luck to be somewhere where you are free to maintain the kind of integrity I have described, and where you do not feel forced by a need to maintain your position in the organization, or financial support, or so…

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August 13, 2018

Reform – Separation of Executive – Legislative and Judiciary. These are some of the current buzz words in our political discourse in Malaysia these days. In the last three weeks since my country installed a new government with a new political party…

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August 8, 2018

The year 2018, it was 9th May – I went into the day with much hope for the future of my country, Malaysia. I voted, I volunteered at the polling station and then I waiited the whole night for the results with my brothers and friends. By 1am on the 10th…

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July 30, 2018

Investvine (Firoz Abdul Hamid and Imran Saddique) sat down with new Malaysian Prime Minister and eldest elected head of government Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to discuss what is New Malaysia, autonomy for Sabah and Sarawak, investment, infrastructure and…

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August 26, 2014

Is Media A Lapdog, Watchdog, Running Dog Or Simply Wagging Its Tail In A Society?By Firoz Abdul Hamid Consultant Advisor, LKY of Public Policy, Singapore Year 2007. The corridors were long and by my standards silent except when a door opened. Each…

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June 30, 2014

When I was invited to write on the topic of Ethics in Business by Institute Integrity Malaysia (IIM), the first thing that crossed me was — where does one begin? Defining ethics and seeking consensus? The consensus (if reached) has to be…

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October 8, 2013

Soap operas – excite most people. Mostly because it is consoling to know others have imperfect lives too. Soaps ascend many to escape the monotony of life largely but more importantly people watch these soap operas hoping to relate at some level…

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July 9, 2013

I was watching Lord Adair Turner, the Former Head of Financial Services Authority of the UK, onAl Jazeera today discussing the topic “Has Capitalism Failed The World”.  The discussion of course circumambulated the customary, should we…

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