TOP 10 POWER WOMEN OF 2020 (AS LISTED BY FORBES) Angela Merkel (Chancellor, Germany) Merkel became the first female Chancellor of Germany in 2005 and is serving her fourth term. In November 2018, Merkel stepped down as leader of the Christian Democratic Union and announced she wouldn’t seek another term
SQUASHING HER WAY TO VICTORY – DATUK NICOL ANN DAVID Nicol Ann David, or more fondly known as Datuk Nicol David is Malaysia’s retired female professional squash player. Beginning August 2006, she was the world number one for a record-breaking 108 consecutive months before ceding the throne in 2015. In
BE EXTRAORDINARY AND ‘INWINCCIBLE’ – SOO WINCCI The name, Soo Wincci, is no stranger in the entertainment industry in Malaysia. Dr Soo, an actor, singer, has made her mark in the country. Currently pursuing her second PhD in Spain, Dr Soo shares the hurdles that she faced when she was
NICOL DAVID HONOURED AS GREATEST ATHLETE OF ALL TIME Eight-time world champion Nicol David has been crowned the World Games’ Greatest Athlete of All Time. In an online poll voting, the 37-year-old was by far the popular choice as she tallied a whopping 318,943 votes to take home the award.
FLYING ABOVE THE SKIES – VIVIAN FOO HOOI WEN Vivian Foo Hooi Wen is among the first few female pilots to join Malaysia Airlines. Though it is common to see female pilots oversea, the aviation industry in Malaysia is still largely male-dominated. In this interview with IKON, Vivian shares how
IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON INVESTMENT: DEEP, PERSISTENT, AND BROAD BASED Report based on findings from World Banks. The plunge in global economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by an even larger collapse in investment. The investment contraction in 2020 was deeper in advanced economies than in emerging