Cherch Kang Foo

Cherch Kang Foo

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Foo Cherch Kang (CK) - Lecturer of Interior Architecture, School of Architecture and Built Environment, UCSI University. A design educator that concerns about the social inclusion by design. CK’s works show in search of the role of design for social sustainability through collaboration with locals. He believes that locality can be a resource to enlighten institutional system.Creative industry always tie-up with middle-class, that always serves the mass-audience in city, under thematic of ‘style’ and ‘branding’. However, creative industry is always absent in rural places due to the low population of middle class leads to low demand in market. Even though creative industry has been successfully promoted some rural places in the intention of tourism, it brings not much effects on the majority of local people.CK is currently working on the objective to re-define role of creative industry for social sustainability which shows the engagement between local community and design institution presents the quality and self-confident of local place, and how this quality constructs a valuable resource to inform the creative process.With the passion in introducing the traditional knowledge into the framework of an institutional knowledge system, CK will be bringing us the inspiring talk on [The Unseen Locality].K e y  Q u o t e  b y  C K : "Focus on social impact instead of visual impact."#TED #TEDx #TEDxKangar #Kangar #Perlis

Hia Yik Yang (Adrian)

Hia Yik Yang (Adrian)

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Hia Yik Yang (Adrian Hia) - Adrian strongly believes in human’s learning potential. From A-Level in Pure Sciences subjects to a Law Degree, he does not limit his learning capability in a single domain. After working in legal field for some time, he discovered something he is deeply passionate about - venture capital. From a Science/Law background to a finance industry, he has to start learning from scratch. At the young age of 24, he succeeds in helping his firm in getting highly prestigious investment licenses in Hong Kong and Malaysia. Currently, he is in charge of managing investment portfolio worth more than RM 50 million across the Asia Region, including China, Hong Kong and Malaysia.As a venture capitalist, his work nature requires him to learn about multiple industries or domains within a short period of time. And in this Digital Era, information is already in abundance and accessible by anyone who has internet access.With his diverse academic background and working experience as a venture capitalist, Adrian will share with us some of his insights in [Navigating in Sea of Information in Digital Era].#TED #TEDx #TEDxKangar #Kangar #Perlis

Tan Kin Thang

Tan Kin Thang

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Mr Tan Kin Thang - Mr Tan received his early education in Kangar before pursuing his higher education in the Universiti Malaya. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree, he taught Mathematics at the Sekolah Sains in Bohor Pulai, Perlis. In 1983, he joined the Federal Schools Inspectorate, a division of the Ministry of Education. After he retired in 2006, he continues to be active in education and social work. His interests include reading, travelling and is a strong advocate in holistic education and life-long learning. He believes that life is to be lived to the fullest. To accomplish this, one has to study hard, work smart and invest wisely in the resources and giftings that one has been given. But life is also full of storms, challenges, adversities and problems that can make life difficult and painful.Mr Tan hopes his views and experiences in dealing with relational problems and challenges. He is going to enlighten you to live a more fulfilling life with an inspiring talk themed [Problem Solving: Another Perspective].K e y  Q u o t e  b y  M r  T a n : Be a problem solver, not a problem.#TED #TEDx #TEDxKangar #Kangar #Perlis

Dr Khaled Helmy

Dr Khaled Helmy

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Dr. Khaled Helmy - A doctor (consultant physician) in Kangar, Perlis. Dr Khaled is a person who loves to discover new things and new culture. He believes that nothing is impossible. Throughout the 30 years in medical, biomedical and teaching fields, Dr Khaled gained many skills and learned lots of new things to fulfill his job requirement such as organization planning, leadership, motivation skills and attention to details. With all the experiences, he also learned to deal with all the emotions caused by his busy working life.Generally, we all know doctors through normal visits but we never know what’s behind the door of the Intensive Care Unit and how difficult and challenging the situation can be. Holding the belief that we couldn’t change the yesterday but we can enjoy today and plan for good tomorrow, Dr Khaled is going to amaze us with the talk themed [How to take fast and safe critical decision].K e y  Q u o t e  b y D r  K h a l e d : “Do It , Fast & Wise”#TED #TEDx #TEDxKangar #Kangar #Perlis

Dylan Woon

Dylan Woon

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Dylan Woon - An unconventional educator with engineering, consulting and education backgrounds. With his diverse and unique experience, he deeply realizes the power of acceptance in creating a grounded, productive and fulfilling modern life.What comes across your mind when the word “acceptance” is mentioned? Do you imagine a monk sitting quietly under a tree and accepting everything within and beyond him? Or do you imagine a weak and powerless person who simply takes no action at all and gives up his life? Either way, those imaginations do not represent the full idea of acceptance.In his talk [The Power of Acceptance in Modern Life], Dylan will share his profound insights on why acceptance is one of the most important mental attitudes that you can cultivate today and how acceptance can improve your life in both big and small ways.If you want to live a grounded, fulfilling and productive life, his talk will certainly give you a valuable perspective. K e y  Q u o t e  b y  D y l a n : Acceptance is all about the art of coexisting with reality, instead of mentally resisting it.#TED #TEDx #TEDxKangar #Kangar #Perlis

Wong Felix Kar Yue (Felix Wong)

Wong Felix Kar Yue (Felix Wong)

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Wong Felix Kar Yue (Felix Wong) 🇭🇰 | Founder of a social media agency that cooperates with thousands of internet influencers | Believes in cultivating a more positive and compassionate social media environment.Felix has spent a significant part of his life on the internet. The founder and CEO of 5UNIT - a social media influencer’s agency that cooperates with more than thousands of influencers. Holding a Law Degree from University of Warwick and Master of Criminology from University of Hong Kong, he’s passionate about the cyberspace and has launched campaigns and experiments geared at creating a more positive online environment.Do you know that there about 4,400 deaths per year, at least 100 young people attempt suicide, and 14 percent of high school students considered suicide, and 7 percent have attempted it because of Cyberbullying? As a victim of cyberbullying, Felix will be bringing us an overpowering talk on [Educating for a Positive Online Environment].K e y  Q u o t e  b y  F e l i x : “Cyberbullying is a disease that kills”#TED #TEDx #TEDxKangar #Kangar #Perlis

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