Standing Up for Science / Menyemarakkan Sains

Some six hundred rallies were held last weekend in the United States and around the globe. Scientists stepped out of their comfort zones of labs and classrooms, thrusting themselves into a whirlwind of “political but not partisan” foray. At the main March for Science venue in Washington, demonstrators were reported to be protesting against U.S. … Continue reading Standing Up for Science / Menyemarakkan Sains

Borneo Today: Tuaran Lawmaker Notes Marked Improvement in Academic Results

TUARAN: There has been a marked improvement in academic achievement in the district as reflected by the district education office’s (PPD) success in bagging the first Chief Minister’s Award in education excellence early this month. Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Wilfred Madius Tangau was equally elated to be able to present the 2016 academic … Continue reading Borneo Today: Tuaran Lawmaker Notes Marked Improvement in Academic Results

Creating network of top young Asean scientists (Part 2) / Mewujudkan Rangkaian Tokoh Ahli Sains Muda ASEAN (Bahagian 2)

In fostering Malaysia’s international relations in science, technology and innovation (STI) to expedite our innovation rate, we must not leave out emerging countries such as China and India. Among the giant foreign investors in Bioeconomy in Malaysia for example, is Biocon Ltd, India’s largest biopharmaceutical company, which entered Malaysia in 2010. It is currently setting … Continue reading Creating network of top young Asean scientists (Part 2) / Mewujudkan Rangkaian Tokoh Ahli Sains Muda ASEAN (Bahagian 2)

The Star: Taking on opportunities of industry 4.0

 SMEs urged to embrace new technologies to gain a competitive advantage DIGITAL technology has changed the industrial and manufacturing world. The convergence of the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and robots, among other technologies, has enabled smart factories and the quantum leap into Industry 4.0. As Malaysia braces for her own transformation in manufacturing, various … Continue reading The Star: Taking on opportunities of industry 4.0

Prosper thy neighbours (Part 1) / Makmurkan Jiran Anda (Bahagian I)

According to Dr Mark Zachary Taylor, an associate professor at Georgia Institute of Technology who specialises in international relations and science and technology policy, “good” or “bad” national innovation systems are not determined entirely by domestic factors. He pointed out that the institutional keys to a country’s success in science, technology and innovation (STI) do … Continue reading Prosper thy neighbours (Part 1) / Makmurkan Jiran Anda (Bahagian I)

Sidang Media: Kolaborasi Strategik Persekutuan dan Kerajaan Negeri dalam Bidang STI untuk Menjana Pendapatan Rakyat

   SIARAN MEDIA KEMENTERIAN SAINS, TEKNOLOGI DAN INOVASI  2017 KOLABORASI STRATEGIK PERSEKUTUAN DAN KERAJAAN NEGERI DALAM BIDANG STI UNTUK MENJANA PENDAPATAN RAKYAT KUALA LUMPUR, 13 APRIL  –  Mesyuarat YB Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi Bersama Exco-exco Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi (STI) pada hari ini telah bersetuju melaksanakan kolaborasi strategik antara persekutuan dan kerajaan negeri bagi … Continue reading Sidang Media: Kolaborasi Strategik Persekutuan dan Kerajaan Negeri dalam Bidang STI untuk Menjana Pendapatan Rakyat

The Star: Evaluating staff and students, the 21st century way

KUALA LUMPUR: Digital assessment technology is now more necessary than ever, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau. He said more traditionally manual operations should be digitised as Malaysia moves further into the digital economy. These new digital technologies can help organisations measure and evaluate students and staff more effectively. "When … Continue reading The Star: Evaluating staff and students, the 21st century way

Time to let robots take care of your fields / Sudah Tiba Masanya Robot Menjaga Ladang Kita

The Malaysian delegation led by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to India has just arrived home last week from a fruitful five-day official visit. Thirty-one memoranda of understanding (MoU) totalling US$ 36 billion (RM 159.7 bil) of investments were signed, economic relations between the two countries were strengthened and cooperative efforts in defence were … Continue reading Time to let robots take care of your fields / Sudah Tiba Masanya Robot Menjaga Ladang Kita

Menjawab Ministers’ Question Time di Parlimen

Ministers' Question Time (MQT) Hari ini saya telah menjawab soalan daripada Dato' Dr Noraini Binti Ahmad [Parit Sulong] untuk: menyatakan apakah usaha-usaha kerajaan bagi memastikan pengurusan ruang siber negara boleh dilakukan dengan lebih berkesan sejajar dengan perkembangan drastik dunia digital yang melahirkan teknologi-teknologi baru seperti fintech, blockchain, kenderaan tanpa pemandu (autonomous vehicle) dan lain-lain lagi … Continue reading Menjawab Ministers’ Question Time di Parlimen

Working visit to NAM S&T Centre, New Delhi

As part of my official visit with the PM and Malaysian delegation to India, I visited the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-aligned and other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre) that is based in New Delhi.   NAM S&T Centre was set up in 1989 as an inter-governmental organization to follow up with … Continue reading Working visit to NAM S&T Centre, New Delhi