Begin with Ah Beng
Rachel Chan Suet Kay, Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
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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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Categories: History, People and Places, Education
Tags: Night School, Lala Chai, class discourse, Chinese Youth, Ah Beng, subculture, pragmatism, anti-intellectual, consumerism, Cantonese Pop, K-Pop, J-Pop, counter-culture, Sungei Wang Plaza,