Daily Express: RM50k ‘ang pow’ for 24 Tuaran Chinese bodies

Tuaran: Twenty-four Chinese organisations in the district were all smiles Friday when they received an early "ang pow" from Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau. The Upko supremo set the mood for the Chinese New Year celebrations with a contribution of RM50,000 to the organisations as well as eight lion and three dragon heads … Continue reading Daily Express: RM50k ‘ang pow’ for 24 Tuaran Chinese bodies

Bringing Science Down to Earth

On one dark, overcast night, more than three thousand souls gathered in the heart of Kuala Lumpur under the glow of a full moon. An intimidating blood-coloured moon, like that of the eye of the devil, would illuminate the Earthly terrain beneath it.   Fear not, nobody was transformed into werewolves that night. Far from … Continue reading Bringing Science Down to Earth

The Star: Tangau: Upko all geared up recapture Penampang seat in GE14

KOTA KINABALU: The United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko) is all geared up to win back the Penampang parliamentary seat, which it lost to the opposition in the 13th General Election. Acting president Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau said all party machineries are in place and they were now more confident of taking the seat … Continue reading The Star: Tangau: Upko all geared up recapture Penampang seat in GE14

Precision Agri Way of the Future

For every hectare of field in Malaysia, more than 2,000 kilograms of fertiliser are consumed every year. In 2016, the production of staple food, mainly rice, increased by 28.2 per cent or 768.9 thousand tonnes compared to 2015. It is the livelihood of more than 300,000 rice farmers in the country.   While fertiliser is … Continue reading Precision Agri Way of the Future

This is an Era of Women

“Women play a very important role in the wellbeing of family and national development. Therefore, in recognising women's contribution, the Government is pleased to announce 2018 as the Women Empowerment Year.”   Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak declared this instrumental move in the 2018 Budget speech.   He also announced that GLCs, GLICs and … Continue reading This is an Era of Women

BORNEO TODAY: LOTUD LANGUAGE CENTRE IN THE WORKS; TANGAU ANNOUNCES RM250K GRANT

Tangau with family of Raymond at Kampung Dungang. The youngster will be going to work in Iraq by end of this month. TUARAN: Efforts to preserve the Lotud mother tongue received a shot-in-the-arm in the form of RM250,000 grant for the setting up of a Lotud Language Centre here. Wilfred Madius Tangau, the Science, Technology … Continue reading BORNEO TODAY: LOTUD LANGUAGE CENTRE IN THE WORKS; TANGAU ANNOUNCES RM250K GRANT

Heart and Soul in the Bioeconomy

More than a decade ago before the National Biotechnology Policy was launched by the then-Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in 2005, “biotechnology” was not much of a buzzword as it is now. When Malaysia was a much younger nation in the 1960s to the 1980s, the agricultural sector, mostly commercial crops, contributed about 20 … Continue reading Heart and Soul in the Bioeconomy

An eventful year for Ministry and adopting 2018 mindset

Looking back at the year, 2017 has been a very eventful one for both my Ministry and the country. Most notably, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is no longer just a hoo-ha but will be rolled out in roadmaps with action plans to help us fully leap to a digitalised world. For me this year stood … Continue reading An eventful year for Ministry and adopting 2018 mindset

NST: Upko leader finds Dr M’s candidacy amusing; opposition once wanted to send him to jail

By AVILA GERALDINE - January 7, 2018 @ 11:03pm Upko’s acting president Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau today received over 100 new membership applications from Upko Jalan Bukit Perahu branch. Photo courtesy of Upko. TAMPARULI: Having Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as Pakatan Harapan's candidate for Prime Minister is rather entertaining according to United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko). … Continue reading NST: Upko leader finds Dr M’s candidacy amusing; opposition once wanted to send him to jail

Tackling the jobless youth woe in Sabah

Jeju Island and Sabah will soon have one more thing in common besides having breath-taking sceneries and being a favourite among international visitors. I have always tried to bring home one good idea from each official or personal trip abroad.   During a rejuvenating vacation in Jeju in July as I have shared before, I … Continue reading Tackling the jobless youth woe in Sabah