BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Evening Edition  >  Evening Edition  >  Top 5 At 5: Sexist Textbooks, Kelantan vs the Federal Court, and MH370

Top 5 At 5: Sexist Textbooks, Kelantan vs the Federal Court, and MH370

Misun Woo, Regional Coordinator, APWLD

08-Mar-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: Sexist Textbooks, Kelantan vs the Federal Court, and MH370

Today's top 5 stories are:

1. A theory that sexist textbooks are contributing to the gender gap.

2. The Kelantan state assembly's reintroduction of 16 provisions to the state's Syariah Criminal Court, freshly after they were struck down by the Federal Court.

3. Goodyear's closure of its Shah Alam factory: what does it indicate about our economy?

4. Remembering MH370, 10 years on.

5. A discussion of women's issues and rights in Southeast Asia, in conjunction with International Women's Day.

For these stories, we heard from Professor M Niaz Asadullah, lawyer Fahri Azzat, Dr. Shankaran Nambiar from MIER, independent investigator Blaine Gibson, and Misun Woo of APWLD.

Image credit: mentatdgt, Shutterstock

Produced by: Alia Zefri, Sudais Ferhard, Hannah Kuah

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  economypoliticsgovernmentinternationaleducation

Tags:  apwlinternational women’s daymh370syariahretrenchmentgender gaptext booksfederal courtkelantangoodyeareconomywomen issueswomen rightssoutheast asiafeminism





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

7:45 AM

Top Story

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Pressing Matters

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Jenn Low, Founder and CEO, Wanderlust + Co

11:05 AM

P&L

Philip Yeoh, Transfer Pricing Executive Director, Deloitte

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Warren Leow, CEO, Pixlr Group

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Gordon Loke, Managing Director, KTI Landmark Berhad

2:05 PM

Today I Learned

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

3:30 PM

Earth Matters

Macaranga Wrap-up

4:05 PM

Health & Living

5:00 PM

Top 5 at 5

6:00 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

Today I Learned [REPEAT]

7:30 PM

Just For Kicks

9:00 PM

GGWP

10:00 PM

Wavelength