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

Why I Wrote A Book – a personal story

Tell me a story In November 1999, for the first time I was elected as Member of Parliament for Tuaran. This might mark a new journey for this new kid on the block, but the story began way back. I was very blessed to have had the opportunity to venture out of my comfort zone … Continue reading Why I Wrote A Book – a personal story

Foreword by the Prime Minister for my book entitled “Communicating Science, Trust and Integrity for Societal Wellbeing”

I would like to thank and express my utmost gratitude to our Prime Minister, Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak for this foreword in my book entitled "Communicating Science, Trust and Integrity for Societal Wellbeing" PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA FOREWORD As the world around us has changed, so too has Malaysia. Indeed, today, we find … Continue reading Foreword by the Prime Minister for my book entitled “Communicating Science, Trust and Integrity for Societal Wellbeing”

Microbes for Our Own Good

In Northeast India, bordered by China, Bhutan and Nepal, the unlikely Indian state of Sikkim might be the least populous and one of the smallest states in the country, but it prides itself as among the most environmentally conscious states. The Himalayan state was declared fully organic in January 2016. Organic agriculture means feeding the … Continue reading Microbes for Our Own Good

Science and Technology in Our Backyard: Nuclear Radiation Technology for Black Pepper Posts

From the numerous National Transformation 2050 dialogues I have had with various groups in Sabah, I am heartened that many are very keen to know more about how science, technology and innovation are directly changing their livelihood for the better. This is a reasonable quest, as the application and benefits of science and technology can … Continue reading Science and Technology in Our Backyard: Nuclear Radiation Technology for Black Pepper Posts