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The Pendulum Show
54 minutes | Feb 1, 2022
How Govt’s and NGOs work better together? - ft Roshan Miranda (Social Entrepreneur at Petronas and Master of Public Policy Candidate)
Yodhin sits down with Roshan Miranda, a social entrepreneur at Petronas, activist, candidate of Masters of Public Policy at University Malaya. Roshan's thesis focuses on a Relationship Framework Agreement (RFA) between CSOs, NGOs and the Federal Govt to reduce and prevent suicides in Malaysia. He's taken inspiration of this framework from foreign countries and argues for a trial basis to be done in Malaysia. The RFA essentially details the 4W 1H on these two fundamentally different groups can work together to achieve mutual goals and objectives in an effective and accountable way. They discuss the feasibility and even examples of how this can be implemented.
64 minutes | Jan 31, 2022
Welcome to Web 3.0?
Visvamba and Yodhin had an extensive chat on what could be the new generation of the internet, web 3.0. Web 3.0 fundamentally expands the scale & scope of both human and machine interactions far beyond what we can imagine today. These interactions, ranging from seamless payments to richer information flows, to trusted data transfers, will become possible with a vastly increased range of potential counterparties. They discuss the pros and cons of Web 3.0 and whether we should welcome this change.
86 minutes | Jan 7, 2022
2021 Review on Malaysian Politics
Visvamba and Yodhin have returned from slumber and have decided to take a look back over the course of the year 2021 and reflect upon key incidents and events in Malaysian Politics. They give their rating of the year and even maybe discuss their expectations of what we could expect.
83 minutes | Aug 26, 2021
Harun Idris: May 13 Instigator or Scapegoat?
Visvamba and Yodhin sit down with Ashaari, Harun Idris' grandson to help shed some light and share alternative point of views on the life and career of Harun Idris himself. Harun Idris was a well respected politician and leader within UMNO and is famously known as the one who "instigated" the May 13 riots, which left more than 180 people dead. Ashaari shares many detailed accounts, which includes his various interviews with leaders, such as Tun Dr. Mahathir, Musa Hitam that actually paint a very different image than what the general public understand about Harun Idris. He shares accounts of the Opposition leader at the time of the riots, Chee Koon stating that he was not responsible and even other anecdotes from people claiming that he was a very welcoming and fair man. Ashaari's mother is even of Chinese descent. Join the three of us and get a clearer and more rounded picture of Harun Idris.
41 minutes | Aug 8, 2021
He's Got 111 Problems & YDPA Aint One
Visvamba and Yodhin discuss Mahiaddin's announcement on the vote of confidence that's due to happen when Parliament resumes in September 6th. With many UMNO MPs and Ministers resigning, its quite clear that he does not have a majority. However, hes bought himself about 1 month to get it. We discuss some possible outcomes and our opinions on the matter. Share with us what you think could likely occur. Will there be a unity government? Will Mahiaddin get away with it? Will Pakatan get its chance? Let's see how the tables will turn.
77 minutes | Jul 31, 2021
His Majesty Enters The Ring
Visvamba & Yodhin speak on the recent treachery highlighted in the recent parliament session, from the 26th to 29th July 2021. Law minister, Takiyuddin Hassan and Attonery General, Idris Harun and our beloved Prime Minister, Mahiaddin has ensued a tussle with the YDPA. The emergency ordinances debacle and constitutional contention is the subject of the conflict between the parties. Essentially, the battle of PDFs or he said, she said had begun. Tune in to find out what exactly are they talking about.
40 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
UMNO: It's Not Me, It's You
Visvamba and Yodhin discuss UMNO withdrawing support for Perikatan Nasional and the upcoming 5 day Parliamentary session on beginning on the 26th of July. With UMNO leaving the fold of Perikatan Nasional, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin certainly does not have the numbers. What could the possible outcomes be from this session? Join us in this episode as we explore some possible outcomes.
45 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
Pendulum Express : 6 June - 13 June
A short segment breaking down the news of the week. We decided to speak about the current effectiveness of the Emergency or "Darurat" thats been enacted since January 2021, which is slated to end in August 2021. Key political leaders met with the YDP Agong over the course of the previous week to discuss possible solutions to maintain political, national stability while overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic as soon as possible. The country is at a breaking point; and we need smarter and faster solutions.
19 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Development vs Environmentalism: Is Palm Oil Sustainable in Malaysia?
In conjunction with World Environment Day, Visvamba and Yodhin take a deep dive into understanding Malaysia's improving track record in producing sustainable palm oil, but is it actually sustainable? While deforestation may be slowing down on a national scale, there are growing concerns surrounding labor conditions at plantations. We discuss the global pressures and standards imposed on Malaysia in ensuring that sustainable palm oil is met, but are these standards unrealistic and unfair to many small land holders which contribute a huge proportion of palm oil supply. Listen to the full episode here. Happy World Environment Day. #7DAYSFORCLIMATE #CLIMATEKITA
23 minutes | May 31, 2021
Pendulum Express : 24 May - 30 May
A short segment breaking down the news of the week. In 5-minute bites, we give you some quick takes and explainers on the big stories of the week. Full Lockdown (FMCO) for MalaysiA from 1 - 14 June New Vaccination Centres Set Up, Additional 12.8mil doses of Phizer 10 year-old boy denied Malaysian citizenship due to being "illegitimate" Special Emergency Committee agrees on 'criteria' to end emergency 213 Injured in Worst Crash of LRT History, Tajuddin gets the sack
58 minutes | May 26, 2021
Justice for Death in Custody ft (EDICT) Eliminating Deaths in Custody Together
Yodhin and Visvamba speak with Khalid Ismath, Executive Director of EDICT (Eliminating Deaths in Custody Together) to better uncover the underlying causes, issues and problems that lead to Deaths in Custody in Malaysia. Khalid reveals some mind-blowing facts that definitely adds more context to the actual deaths that occur and challenges the assumptions surrounding deaths in custody.
58 minutes | May 20, 2021
Sabah From the Ground: Bridget Welsh, Benjamin Loh & Mahirah Marzuki
Dr. Bridget Welsh, Benjamin Loh, and Mahirah Marzuki join us to discuss findings from their newly-published study on the 2020 Sabah snap elections. We explore the marked differences between East and West Malaysian politics, and what the results portend for the national political scene - with GE15 growing closer on the horizon. Purchase Sabah From the Ground: The 2020 Elections & The Politics of Survival, from Gerak Budaya.
33 minutes | May 16, 2021
Pendulum Express : 10 May - 16 May
A short segment breaking down the news of the week. In 5-minute bites, we give you some quick takes and explainers on the big stories of the week. 1. The Mah Meri Tribe Evictions 2. National MCO 3. The Parit Raja Riots & "Kerajaan Gagal" 4. COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
29 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
Silicon Semiconductors - The New Oil?
Visvamba and Yodhin discuss the rise of silicon semiconductors and its increasing importance in our entire lives. So much so that it's almost a much more valuable commodity compared to oil. We discuss what it is and how did this happen, as well as how and what can we do about it
102 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Norman Goh - Citizen Journalism & Media Literacy
Visvamba, Yodhin & Theva invite Norman Goh, Producer of Bicara Minggu Ini to discuss the recent Malaysiakini controversy where they were fined RM500,000 ringgit over its reader's comments. They deep dive on topics surrounding Malaysian Media Literacy and Citizen Journalism as the way forward. Check out this episode and share your thoughts on the way forward for Malaysian journalism.
30 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
UMNO 75TH AGM - OVERVIEW & BREAKDOWN
Visvamba and Yodhin break down and analyse the outcome of the much talked about UMNO 75th AGM, which has sparked a lot of controversies and has set precedents that could potentially shift the landscape of the UMNO and Barisan Nasional and ultimately, Malaysian politics. We end with one question, In order to secure seats at the next GE, should Pakatan Harapan work with Kleptocratic UMNO or Autocratic Bersatu? Who is the lesser evil?
33 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
Pendulum Express: 8 Mac -14 Mac
A short segment breaking down the news of the week. In 5-minute bites, we give you some quick takes and explainers on the big stories of the week. Fake News Law is back to curb "misinformation on covid-19 and emergency proclamation" - RM10,000 fine for SOP violations beginning March 11 - Why no means based sentencing at least? will this actually curb covid-19 spread? Rais Yatim (president of dewan negara) says Malaysia not ready for undi18 - Xavier Jayakumar (pkr vice president) leaves PKR & supports PN govt. also, more defections expected to happen. High Court rules use of word Allah by non-Muslims allowed
29 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Pendulum Express: 1 Mac -7 Mac
A short segment breaking down the news of the week. In 5-minute bites, we give you some quick takes and explainers on the big stories of the week. Parliament sitting still off the table - Are there any legitimate reasons to delay parliament sitting? Bersatu and UMNO are officially splitsville - How will this impact GE-15? Opposition MPs under pressure to switch and support Muhyiddin - Why is the level of integrity so low among our politicians to be susceptible to bribes? 0/150K laptops distributed to students - Where's the transparency? Is this a legitimate reason to reconvene parliament?
69 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Ain Aissa: Social Media Regulation
Visvamba, Yodhin & Theva discuss the definition of hate speech and if social media regulation is needed. They invite Ain Aissa from Seek to Speak, a podcast that aims to empower people to express themselves through speech, to further discuss this. They discuss who gets to regulate social media and what regulation should be implemented to ensure that social media is a safe and functioning space for everyone. Check out this episode and share your opinion on whether social media should be regulated.
42 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
Curtains Up Malaysia: The Fight for Freedom of Information
The Pendulum Show sits down with Surekha and Husna of Curtains Up, an advocacy organisation pushing for enactment of a Freedom of Information Act to ensure transparency and accountability in government.
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