Student Activism in Malaysia: Meredith Weiss
Intellectual Property and US Relations with Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand:Southeast Asia Program Publications Elisabeth Uphoff
Cutting Across the Lands:An Annotated Bibliography on Natural Resource Management and Community Development in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia Southeast Asia Program Publications
Modern Dreams:An Inquiry into Power, Cultural Production, and the Cityscape in Contemporary Urban Penang, Malaysia Southeast Asia Program Publications Beng-Lan Goh
Children desperately want to become adults, and they learn how from what they see around them. Parents have enormous power to influence their children´s lives and directions. By recognizing and harnessing that power, they can help kids develop the sense of belonging, individual identity, self-worth, and competency they want and need to become strong, effective adults. In this live presentation, Denis Waitley helps you understand: Authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved parenting styles How to compete with media and peers to be your child´s role model The importance of discovering a child´s natural gifts Setting goals that are ´´out of reach´´ but not ´´out of sight´´ Denis Waitley is one of the most sought-after keynote speakers and productivity consultants in the world today. He has counseled leaders in every field, from top executives of Fortune 500 companies to Olympic Champions. One of the most prominent coaches in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Latin America, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and China, he has sold 10 million audio programs in 14 languages and is the author of 12 books. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Denis Waitley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/blif/000022/sp_blif_000022_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A new genre-bending novel from the author of The Man from Primrose Lane In The Man from Primrose Lane, James Renner fused time travel with serial-killer thrillers, resulting in what the Associated Press called ´´a superbly crazy and imaginative story´´. Now, in The Great Forgetting, he blends science fiction and conspiracy thrillers with a touch of pure fantasy, and the result is just as crazy and imaginative. Jack Felter, a history teacher, returns home to bucolic Franklin Mills, Ohio, to care for his father, a retired pilot who suffers from dementia and is quickly losing his memory. Jack would love to forget about Franklin Mills and about Sam, the girl he fell in love with, who ran off with his best friend, Tony. Except Tony has gone missing. Soon Jack is pulled into the search for Tony, but the only one who seems to know anything is Tony´s last patient, a paranoid boy named Cole. Jack must team up with Cole to follow Tony´s trail - and maybe save the world. Their journey will lead them to Manhattan and secret facilities buried under the Catskills and eventually to a forgotten island in the Pacific - the final destination of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. When Jack learns the details about the program known as the Great Forgetting, he´s faced with the timeless question: Is it better to forget our greatest mistake or to remember, so it´s never repeated? 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Marantz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/025331/bk_adbl_025331_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The written history of Singapore dates back to the third century. Later, the Kingdom of Singapura rose in importance during the 14th century under the rule of Sultan Iskandar Shah and Singapore became an important port, until it was invaded by the Majapahit in 1398. It then came under the Malacca Sultanate and then the Portuguese, then rapidly became a major port city. During World War II, Singapore was conquered and occupied by the Japanese Empire from 1942 to 1945. When the war ended, Singapore reverted to British control, with increasing levels of self-government being granted, culminating in Singapore´s merger with the Federation of Malaya to form Malaysia in 1963. But social unrest and disputes between Singapore´s ruling People´s Action Party and Malaysia´s Alliance Party resulted in Singapore´s separation from Malaysia. Singapore became an independent republic on August 9, 1965. Facing severe unemployment and a housing crisis, Singapore embarked on a modernization program beginning in the late 1960s through the 1970s that focused on establishing a manufacturing industry, developing large public housing estates and investing heavily on public education. By the 1990, the country had become one of the world´s most prosperous nations, with a highly developed free market economy, strong international trading links, and the highest per capita gross domestic product in Asia outside Japan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Theis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/068098/bk_acx0_068098_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
As the world has transformed, so have cities. Today, cities are home to 54 percent of the world´s population, and by the middle of this century that figure will likely rise to 66 percent. According to the United Nations (UN) Habitat I (1972), Habitat II (1996) and Habitat III (2016) summits, cities are facing many serious challenges, including growing inequality, security concerns and the worsening impacts of climate change. Uncontrolled urbanization has led to many problems (haphazard growth of areas, emergence of slums, inadequate water and power supply, poor sanitation, shortage of transport and other civic amenities, shrinking green spaces, pollution, crime, and urban disaster risks such as fire, flood, road and industrial accidents, etc.). Worldwide, communities at the international, national and local level are continuously working to improve human habitats. In order to make our planet more sustainable, the UN has moved from the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Among the latter, the aim of SDG 11 is to ´´...make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.´´ In light of these challenges, various terms have emerged to help understand urban issues. Visualizing the problem, the United Nations program ´´Making Cities Resilient´´ is focused on mitigating the disaster risk in urban areas. This book analyzes terms such as: sustainable, resilient, livable, inclusive, smart and world class city, which have emerged in the process of combating urban challenges in today´s world. The book addresses emerging concepts for cities, challenges and potentials, urban environments, health and planning/policies. Covering 14 large cities in India, as well as case studies from Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Poland and Sweden, it provides a regional dimension to and micro-level perspective on urban issues.
This program also contains seven bonus radio transmissions from Pittacus Lore! Until the day I met John Smith, Number Four, I´d been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive. Together, we are much more powerful. But it could only last so long before we had to separate to find the others.... I went to Spain to find Seven, and I found even more, including a tenth member of the Garde who escaped from Lorien alive. Ella is younger than the rest of us, but just as brave. Now we´re looking for the others - including John. But so are they. They caught Number One in Malaysia. Number Two in England. And Number Three in Kenya. They caught me in New York - but I escaped. I am Number Six. They want to finish what they started. But they´ll have to fight us first. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Neil Kaplan, Devon Sorvari, Marisol Ramirez. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/003068/bk_harp_003068_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.