There are so many different and new things that happened recently that it’s been a bit of a whirlwind.

I’m sorry for not updating, but that is just what it is.

If you follow me on Instagram or have watched my YouTube channel or been aware of some of the things I’ve spoken up about, I guess you would know.

But if you’re just reading this for the first time from lord knows where, then here are some things that happened in the past couple of months.

1. Interviewed every single member of Yale’s class of 2028, and 3 out of 4 of Harvard’s class of 2028 from Malaysia, and several Stanford, Columbia, KYUEM students.

It is a bit of a skewed sample, and I hope to demonstrate excellence in a more diverse form in days ahead. If you have any suggestions for future interviewees or people whom I should consider speaking to, please feel free to reach out and drop me an email at!

Also and videoed legendary economist and Council of Eminent Persons member Dr. Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Wan Nadiah, President of the Harvard Club of Malaysia, Emma Davidson of the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Malaysia, and Mr. Jarrod Sio of Sarawak’s State Education department.

Some future interviews include interviews with the CEO of Teach For Malaysia Chan Choon Seng, as well as Mr. Khairy Jamaluddin. Interviews I wish for are those with Ms. Fadhlina Sidek, Minister of Education of Malaysia, Mr. Rafizi Ramli, Minister of Economy of Malaysia, Mr. Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn, CEO of EPF, and Tan Sri Lin See Yan, amongst others.

2. Reached out to His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Shah to ask about economic history and his Economic History of Malaysia project and the ex-CEO of 1MDB as well, all part of that initiative to understand history a little better.

This is an ongoing initiative and Your Highness, when you eventually see this as I am confident that you will, the invitation stands open and it would be an honor to meet you.

3. Became significantly more active on LinkedIn. Follow me there to see some of these updates.

4. Started a national campaign against a Bruce Gilley for his misleading statements that reached over a thousand signatures as a result of going around talking to different people, having people spread the word from where they were to every single member of their congregation in a mosque, spread it in a gym, spread it on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, and even received financial support for it.

5. Learned a lot about the NEP, new economic policy.

6. Exposed myself to so many hundreds of different ideas that I know it’s going to take a long time to integrate into my world.

Thank you all for a tremendously exciting past few months. I can only imagine what the future is going to hold, but I know that it’s going to be similarly exciting as it had been before.

Many of these things are things that I could have scarcely imagined just two months ago, but that had come to pass anyway. A nice little reminder that considering that I was wrong this time, there’s a very strong likelihood that I’m going to be wrong in the future as well about what truly is possible.

Looking forward to what the future holds!

– V

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