The Staff Pick for September 2023 is brought to you by Mr Mohd Faridzuan bin Abd Rahman, a Comms & Publications Exec in the Admin Department.
Through the black and white images, it’s obvious that what happened was not only disturbing, but also traumatising on individual, community, and national levels. The riots of 13th May 1969 was a harsh lesson in race relations that shaped our national policies thereafter. It may have taken place more than five decades ago but its impact still reverberates, which make it imperative that all Malaysians should understand what happened and why.
11th March 2023 marks the 101st birthday of the late Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, Malaysia’s second Prime Minister who is often referred to as the nation’s Father of Development. He was Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1970 to 1976, and passed away from leukemia at the age of 44 while still holding office.
More than 300 business leaders and senior executives attended the PLF CEO Forum 2022, themed “Major Trends Impacting the Malaysian Economy (and You)” on 1st November 2022 at the Berjaya Times Square Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur. The 2022 Forum was PLF’s first in-person event after three years, and featured more than 25 CEOs and senior leaders in nine keynote and concurrent sessions dealing with various challenges of the Malaysian business community.
The anecdote was excerpted from the book ‘Prince Among Men: Recollections & Reflections on Tunku Abdul Rahman’. This anecdote was chosen in remembrance of the death anniversary of Tunku Abdul Rahman, who passed away at the age of 87 on 6th December 1990.
Al-Fatihah, and may Allah dwell him in Jannatul Firdaus.