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