Goh Chok Tong

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  • Reflection Of The Movie Tanjong Rhu

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    gay community in order for them to fit into society. Boo’s courage to engage with such sensitive themes in this film may appear to be a challenge against normalcy and an indirect rebellion against the state hegemony of heteronormativity. Despite Goh Chok Tong’s acknowledgment of the LGBT community in Singapore, homosexuality remains a controversial issue with regards to the wider population as ‘Singapore is not an entirely liberated city yet’ (Oswin, 2008). There exist a grey area between coercion

  • What Is The Theme Of Tanjong Rhu

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    The film Tanjong Rhu by Boo Junfeng is a recount of the notorious arrest of twelve gay men in an entrapment exercise in 1993. Being a conservative society, Singapore has meted out harsh punishments against the Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender (LGBT) community. ‘Singaporeans are [also] disallowed from even speaking in public places about homosexual-related issues” (Oswin, 2008). This essay not only seeks to analyze this film, but also, use the Gramscian theory of hegemony to examine the challenges

  • To examine how the socio-economic status of the Malays corresponds to their political

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    To examine how the socio-economic status of the Malays corresponds to their political marginalisation, we must first establish that they are indeed politically marginalised. Political marginalisation can be taken to mean low political interest and low political trust, “indicating a feeling of distance to the political sphere of society” (Oskarson, 2010, p.7), and it is intrinsically linked to the theoretical concept of political efficacy, that is, an individual’s feelings of their own potential influence

  • Economic Development Of Japan During World War II

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    In the past few decades, Japan has experienced a rapid growth with various problems associated with urbanization. Japan has also been facing declining birthrate, aging population, poverty, and overcoming deflation. Urbanization has enabled economic growth but it has contributed to climate change, pollution, congestion, and the growth of slums. Also Social and Economic development cannot be achieved without addressing global warming and other environmental issues. Due to these problems, Japan has

  • The Law Of A Lawyer

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    The role of a lawyer is to understand and apply the law in response to the needs of the client, while maintaining a duty to the courts and exercising professional judgement. I want to be a lawyer who does this by achieving justice wherever possible through the provision of services that are in their best interest of the client. After all, justice is important in society, and everyone should have access to it. As Aristotle said, the only thing that makes us the noblest animals, and separates us from

  • Tan Lim Goh Tong Essay

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    Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong (February 28, 1918 – October 23, 2007) was a well-known wealthy Chinese-born Malaysian entrepreneur. He was recognized for his vision and courage in transforming Genting Highlands from a virgin jungle into one of the world’s most successful casino resorts in Malaysia. He established the Genting Group in 1965 to build hilltop resort that has a single hotel in 1971 and expanded it where there are casinos, a theme park, several hotels, a convention centre and a golf course. Tan

  • Case Study Of Genting

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    Much of Genting's success was due to its monopoly position as the sole casino owner in Malaysia. The increasingly conservative mood of the Muslim population in the country made it unlikely that new challengers would appear in the domestic market. However, that same shift in religious sentiment raised the possibility that Genting's own license might one day be withdrawn. At the same time, Genting faced new competition elsewhere in the region, as a number of neighboring countries began authorizing

  • Essay About Lim Goh Tong

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    The late Tan Sri Dato Seri (Dr.) Lim Goh Tong, 林梧桐 in Chinese, the founder of Genting Malaysia was born on 28 February 1918. He was an eminent Malaysian businessman who successfully transformed a wilderness hilltop to a marvellous tourist destination, the Genting Highlands. Lim Goh Tong, a brave man who was willing to take up the challenge to develop Genting Highlands into a world famous casino resorts. He had successfully made his mark in developing a casino in Asia. He was once the third richest

  • Essay About Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong

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    Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong (February 28, 1918 – October 23, 2007) was a prominent wealthy Chinese-born Malaysian entrepreneur. He was renowned for his vision and courage in transforming Genting Highlands from an unexplored hilltop into one of the world’s most successful casino resorts. He founded the Genting Group in 1965 to build the hilltop resort, which opened with a single hotel in 1971 and expanded to include, in addition to casinos, several hotels, a theme park, a golf course, and a convention centre

  • Company Overview of Domestic Direct Competitors of Sime Darby (Genting Berhad)

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    COMPANY OVERVIEW OF DOMESTIC DIRECT COMPETITORS OF SIME DARBY (GENTING BERHAD) Genting Berhad (Genting), a holding company for the Genting Group, operates resorts, casino and plantations. It also develops properties, manufactures paper and generates electricity. The company primarily operates in Malaysia. It is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and employs 36,000people. The company recorded revenues of MYR6,943.8 million (approximately $1,968.3 million) during the fiscal year ended December