Monday, September 08, 2014

The King's Discourse, 6 Sept 2014, JW Marriott KL

Attended this over the weekend at JW Marriott KL hosted by King's College Alumni.

“ Malaysia’s Talent Management: Are we building the right pipeline?”

1. Dato' Yasmin Mahmood, Executive Director of YTL Communications and former CEO of Microsoft Malaysia (to assume position of CEO, MDEC)
2. Johan Mahmood Merican, Chief Executive Officer of TalentCorp Malaysia Berhad
3. Dzameer Dzulkifli, Managing Director of Teach For Malaysia
Moderator: Andrew Khoo, lawyer, AKDL & Co-Chair, Human Rights Committee, Malaysian Bar Council (alumni)

Lemme take a selfie..


TalentCorp received some hammering over the perceived failure of its policies.. poor Johan :s

From left - Tan Sri Emeritus Prof Datuk Dr Augustine Ong, Andrew Khoo, unknown, Dato' Yasmin Mahmood, Johan Mahmood Merican, Dzameer Dzulkifli

The last session was a presidential style debate - “Malaysia’s Youth: Expectations and Aspirations of the Future”

1. YB Ramkarpal Singh, MP, Bukit Gelugor, DAP vs
2. Shahril Hamdan, UMNO Youth (Young Professionals Bureau)
Moderator: Nimalan Devaraja, lawyer, Skrine (alumni)

Besides the usual mud slinging between BN and Pakatan, YB Ramkarpal pointed out the issue of the sedition act which recently targeted a lawyer and a journalist.

I didn't stay to the end. Was a little tired and feeling under the weather.




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