The Star: PM’s visit a major morale booster for Kiulu folks

  Adventure territory:Najib checking on the progress of the Telipok-Kiulu-Randagong road connection project in Ranau. — Bernama   KOTA KINABALU: The folks of Kiulu, a sub-district of Tuaran, have never had a Prime Minister come a-calling. So it was historic when Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak set foot in a village there yesterday. Although it wasContinue reading “The Star: PM’s visit a major morale booster for Kiulu folks”

Investment opportunities in the Bioeconomy/ Peluang Pelaburan dalam Bioekonomi

Klik sini untuk versi Bahasa Malaysia: 21.3.18 Peluang Pelaburan Dalam Bioekonomi The Sabah Development Corridor (SDC) has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Launched in 2008, Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman announced that this project has recorded RM 165 billion in cumulative investment as of January this year. He also said that Sabah has alreadyContinue reading “Investment opportunities in the Bioeconomy/ Peluang Pelaburan dalam Bioekonomi”

Free Malaysia Today: You Have Long Way To Go To Win, Upko Tells Opposition

KOTA KINABALU: Barisan Nasional (BN) component party Upko has cautioned opposition political parties that aspired to win big in the coming election that they still have a long way to go. Its acting president, Wilfred Madius Tangau, said Upko had been in the political arena for almost three decades now and still had many thingsContinue reading “Free Malaysia Today: You Have Long Way To Go To Win, Upko Tells Opposition”

Borneo Post: 1,000 students studying Bible Knowledge in Sabah

  TUARAN: Upko’s hard work in promoting the teaching of Bible Knowledge in schools is bearing fruits with more than 1,000 students taking up the subject throughout Sabah now. “I have just received orders for 600 more sets in addition to the 750 textbook sets that have been distributed to the various schools in theContinue reading “Borneo Post: 1,000 students studying Bible Knowledge in Sabah”

Free Malaysia Today: Rights of Christians in Sabah will be protected, says Upko leader

He says religious leaders, especially from the Sidang Injil Borneo church, should not be unduly worried about their rights. Wilfred Madius Tangau (right) and Sabah SIB president Rev Jerry Dusing (second left) visiting the Borneo Theological Seminary library. KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) leader has assured Christians in the state that their rightsContinue reading “Free Malaysia Today: Rights of Christians in Sabah will be protected, says Upko leader”

From Raw to Treated – Water a Precious Commodity

As a people’s representative, an issue very close to my heart is the accessibility of treated water to domestic consumers especially in the outbacks. World Water Day, designated by the United Nations, is celebrated every 22nd March to promote water related issues – universal access to clean water, and managing freshwater resources sustainably.   AccordingContinue reading “From Raw to Treated – Water a Precious Commodity”

Can STEM Help Tackle Obesity?

Just a few days into the New Year, I was heading home to Kota Kinabalu from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Traveling back and forth has long been a routine. If I have time to kill at the airport, I would habitually visit the book store and pick up interesting titles.   This time an extraordinaryContinue reading “Can STEM Help Tackle Obesity?”

Free Malaysia Today: Sabah water supply project expanded to cover more villages

The project under the rural and regional development ministry will now cost RM16.6 million more but Tuaran MP says more villages will get to enjoy clean water. Under the original plan, only about 3,000 people in 10 villages along Jalan Tamparuli-Ranau would have benefited from the project, which has an approved budget of RM26.3 million.Continue reading “Free Malaysia Today: Sabah water supply project expanded to cover more villages”

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 headsContinue 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 fromContinue reading “Bringing Science Down to Earth”