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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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).… Read More