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Begin with Ah Beng

Rachel Chan Suet Kay, Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

07-Jun-18 21:00

Begin with Ah Beng

Or rather the beginner's guide to understanding this much discussed but unfairly maligned sub-culture. What do Ah Beng values represent? Why are they always looked down upon? Who is an Ah Beng, to begin with? If they're so hardworking could they really be considered a counterculture? Rachel Chan Suet Key tells us more.

Produced by: Ahmad Fuad Rahmat, Haniff Baharudin

Presented by: Ahmad Fuad Rahmat


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