The Staff Pick for October 2023 is brought to you by Ms Nurshahafiqah Asli, a Buildings Exec in the Administration Department.
This book contains the proceedings of the 22nd Perdana Discourse Series “Envisioning Malaysia’s Future Employment: Trends Vs Skills” which took place on 25th August 2022. The discourse featured Dato’ Professor Dr Elizabeth Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Sunway Education Group, as keynote speaker, Dr Soo Wincci, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), as moderator and panellists Dato’ Ahmad Nadzarudin Abdul Razak, Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF), Ms See Wai Hun, JurisTech, and Puan Noraliza Mohamad Ali, Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM).
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.