The Star: Tangau: Upko all geared up recapture Penampang seat in GE14

KOTA KINABALU: The United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko) is all geared up to win back the Penampang parliamentary seat, which it lost to the opposition in the 13th General Election. Acting president Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau said all party machineries are in place and they were now more confident of taking the seatContinue reading “The Star: Tangau: Upko all geared up recapture Penampang seat in GE14”

Precision Agri Way of the Future

For every hectare of field in Malaysia, more than 2,000 kilograms of fertiliser are consumed every year. In 2016, the production of staple food, mainly rice, increased by 28.2 per cent or 768.9 thousand tonnes compared to 2015. It is the livelihood of more than 300,000 rice farmers in the country.   While fertiliser isContinue reading “Precision Agri Way of the Future”

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 andContinue reading “This is an Era of Women”

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, TechnologyContinue reading “BORNEO TODAY: LOTUD LANGUAGE CENTRE IN THE WORKS; TANGAU ANNOUNCES RM250K GRANT”

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 20Continue 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 stoodContinue 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”

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