Snaptalks

We took the opportunity to ask a few panellists at PRAXIS2018 on their thoughts on some matters. The list of video interviews here:

  1. “Are infrastructure projects economically viable?” – Mr Nurhisham Hussein, General Manager, Economics & Capital Markets, Employees Provident Fund, Malaysia
  2. “What is the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) doing in regards to the Belt and Road Initiative?” – Datuk Isham Ishak, Secretary-General, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia
  3. “Can the current government deliver on its manifesto promises?” – Dato’ Dr Rais Hussin, Member of the Supreme Leaders Council, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia
  4. ”Will there be changes in the country’s economic policy when current Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed transfers power to Dato’ Sri Anwar Ibrahim?” – YB Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Member of Parliament for Setiawangsa
  5. “How can we increase the wages of Malaysians?” – YB Senator Liew Chin Tong, Deputy Minister of Defence Malaysia

Programme

Thursday, 4 October 2018
0845 – 0930Registration & Networking
0930 – 0950Participants take their seats
1015 – 1025WELCOMING REMARKS
1025 – 1045ROYAL ADDRESS
1045 – 1100Refreshments
1100 – 1215SESSION 1: PROSPECTS, STRENGTHS AND VULNERABILITIES OF THE MALAYSIAN ECONOMY
1215 – 1330SESSION 2: RAISING THE GAME OF MALAYSIAN MANUFACTURING AND SERVICES WITH NEW ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES
1330 – 1430Lunch
1430 – 1545SESSION 3: MALAYSIAN EXPORTS IN AN AGE OF INCREASING PROTECTIONISM AND BILATERALISM
1545 – 1700SESSION 4: THE GOVERNMENT’S POLICIES AND PRIORITIES IN 2019
1700 – 1715CLOSING REMARKS
  • Mr Tan Chung
    Han Producer and Presenter
    BFM Radio
    Malaysia
  • Mr Marzunisham Omar
    Assistant Governor
    Bank Negara Malaysia
  • Mr Richard Record
    Lead Economist
    Macroeconomics, Trade andInvestment Global Practice
    World Bank Group
  • Mr Nurhisham Hussein
    General Manager
    Economics and Capital Markets
    Employees Provident Fund
  • Dato’ Steven Wong
    Deputy ChiefExecutive
    Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)
    Malaysia
  • Mr Rushdi Abdul Rahim
    Senior Vice President
    Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)
    Malaysia
  • Dr Harikrishna Kulaveerasingam
    Chief Researchand Development Officer
    Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
    Malaysia
  • Mr Lim Chee Siong
    Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer
    Huawei South Pacific Region
  • Mr Firdaos Rosli
    Director
    Economics,Trade and Regional Integration (ETRI)
    Institute of Strategic andInternational Studies (ISIS)
    Malaysia
  • Datuk Isham Ishak
    Secretary General
    Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
    Malaysia
  • Dr Deborah Elms
    Executive Director
    AsiaTrade Centre
    Singapore
  • Mr Roberto Benetello
    Chief ExecutiveOfficer
    European Union-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    Malaysia
  • Tan Sri Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim
    G25 Founding Member
    Malaysia
  • Dato’ Dr Rais Hussin Mohamed Ariff
    Ahli Majlis Pimpinan Tertinggi
    Parti Pribumi Bersatu
    Malaysia
  • YB Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad
    Member of Parliament
    Setiawangsa
    Malaysia
  • YB Mr Liew Chin Tong
    DeputyMinister
    Ministry of Defence
    Malaysia
  • Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa
    Chairman and Chief Executive
    Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)
    Malaysia

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