Let’s not wait for another wake-up call

You could be piloting a self-driving car in the near future. But what if cybercriminals hack into your vehicle’s computer system, remotely take control of it and hold it ransom to extort money from you? Or does knowing that your pacemakers, defibrillators and insulin pumps can be hacked, as reported by the U.S. Food and … Continue reading Let’s not wait for another wake-up call

The Mysterious Power behind Huawei’s Success

What do aging, agriculture and tourism have in common?   These three areas of high economic and social importance were of great concerns to the Prime Minister of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, who then decided them to to be top development priorities.   With this the Thai Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, and Ministry … Continue reading The Mysterious Power behind Huawei’s Success

Malaysian firms pioneer medical innovations

“Malaysia is one of Asia’s great success stories.”   Launched November last year, the “OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Malaysia 2016” said that our high economic performance was based on a profound transformation into a diversified economy and that Malaysia has benefited much from her participation in global value chains.   The Review also urged … Continue reading Malaysian firms pioneer medical innovations

Video: Science With(out) Borders

Official trip at 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Dalian, China, 27th - 30th June 2017. Participated in a public forum, "Science With(out) Borders", on how the global community can come together to collaborate better in advancing knowledge in science. Watch the video here: https://www.weforum.org/events/annual-meeting-of-the-new-champions-2017/sessions/science-with-out-borders From left: Moderator Nick Campbell, Executive Editor and Executive Vice-President, … Continue reading Video: Science With(out) Borders

Exploring a win-win model with Central Asia

  On this first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, many Malaysians would be back in their hometowns celebrating this festival and catching up on lost time with friends and family. There would also be many Malaysians on duty, such as those in the emergency services and police patrolling our neighbourhoods. This week starting today I … Continue reading Exploring a win-win model with Central Asia

The Star: Aiming for new heights in bioeconomy development

    IN LINE with efforts to create greater international visibility for Malaysia’s bioeconomy, Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (Mosti) is participating in this year Expo Astana 2017 in Kazakhstan. Mosti’s theme is “Green Innovation, (for) Powering Your Future”, where emphasis is on building innovation-based collaborations to foster economic growth. Its participation will be centred … Continue reading The Star: Aiming for new heights in bioeconomy development

The Malaysian Insight: Call to ban evangelicalism an overreaction, says Upko

The "Borneo Revival Healing Rally" event in Sandakan on June 14. Upko says religious harmony in Sabah is still intact and any religious event could be held as it was in line with the Federal Constitution guarantee on freedom of religion. – The Malaysian Insight pic, June 18, 2017. CENTRE for Human Rights Research and … Continue reading The Malaysian Insight: Call to ban evangelicalism an overreaction, says Upko

Sustaining a Blue Economy

World Ocean Day was just celebrated on 8th June and Malaysia has one more reason to celebrate – Coral Triangle Day, an initiative of which six member countries are part of. With a coastline of 4,492 km long, Malaysia has been a maritime country that relies heavily on economic maritime activities such as fishing, aquaculture, … Continue reading Sustaining a Blue Economy

Press Statement: Upko will object to any plans for an “anti-evangelicalism law”.

KOTA KINABALU: Upko will object to any plan for an "anti-evangelicalism law" to be introduced in the country. Upko Religious and Racial Harmony Bureau co-chairmen, Haji Suip Saniman and Sualim Gopog said CEO of Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy (Centhra), Azril Mohd Amin was over reacting when making the suggestion. "In fact, such … Continue reading Press Statement: Upko will object to any plans for an “anti-evangelicalism law”.