Month: June 2021

Experts moot decentralised education system, physical-digital hybrid learning

Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – As the country prepares itself for post-pandemic life, experts in the education field have raised several recommendations they deem necessary to improve the national system that has been on the decline for years. Among the suggestions put to the government include decentralising the education system, physical-digital hybrid learning, improving […]

The return of Vinod Sekhar (Part 2): Friends with everyone

Published by Focus Malaysia DATUK (Dr) Vinod Sekhar spoke to FocusM about his political affiliations, what his businesses are about today and how it has grown exponentially despite the pandemic. Please click here for Part 1 of The Return of Vinod Sekhar. What is your relationship with Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim? Everyone knows that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim […]

Opening Address – Datuk (Dr) Vinod Sekhar – Educating Malaysia | WEBINAR

PETRA Group Chairman and Chief Executive Datuk (Dr) Vinod Sekhar delivered the opening address for the Sekhar Institute and The Vibes webinar titled Educating Malaysia: Teaching in a Changing World. — Covid-19 has added to the complexity of problems facing education in Malaysia with digital learning still delayed and lost school days handicapping students. Add […]

Legendary former headmaster among panellists in Sekhar Institute’s education webinar

Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – Research and advocacy organisation Sekhar Institute, in collaboration with The Vibes, will hold a webinar on Tuesday on education that will, among others, discuss the impact of Covid-19 on education and the challenges facing the Malaysian education system. The webinar, titled “Educating Malaysia: Teaching in a Changing World”, the […]

Carbon, luxury and waste tax can help fiscally drained nations meet SDG commitments

Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – Nations should implement taxation on carbon, luxury items and waste to ensure developing countries can meet their commitment to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). This is the opinion of a group of global luminaries speaking at the 2021 Horasis Global Meeting yesterday. In the session titled […]

‘The wealthy at risk if they don’t help the downtrodden’

Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – The Covid-19 pandemic, which has led to a worldwide economic crisis, has proven that corporations can no longer say they are in the business of being in business without a care for society’s development. Speaking before today’s launch of the Horasis Global Meeting, PETRA Group chairman and chief executive […]

Welcome and Overview, Horasis Global Meeting 2021

Horasis and its Strategic Partner Petra Group welcome participants to the 6th Horasis Global Meeting. Members of the Horasis Visions Community will join hands with heads of state, business and thought leaders across the world to shape the world’s agenda to foster greater shared humanity. How are we going to implement transformative change post-COVID to […]

Horasis and PETRA: seeing the big picture in solving world’s problems

Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – The strategic partnership between Swiss-based think tank Horasis and PETRA Group for the upcoming 2021 Horasis Global Meeting tomorrow is set for long-term cooperation. The think tank’s founder and chairman, Dr Frank-Jürgen Richter, said PETRA Group’s initiative on good capitalism and similar goals for long-term sustainability is consistent with […]