Climate change crisis is real

By 2100, coastal cities like Kota Kinabalu might be an underwater ghost town. This might sound like an ending of a disaster movie where metropolitan cities are consumed by a giant tidal wave, and the skyscrapers submerged but for their spires, turning into perch for seagulls. Except that this is not fiction. In a special … Continue reading Climate change crisis is real

Teach Our Kids How to Fish

  It has been about a year since I attended the closing and awards ceremony of Sabah Invention and Design Exhibition (SINDEX), where the finalists wowed us with their high standards of entries. It was a proud moment for the educators, parents, policymakers and of course, Sabahans to learn of the hidden potential of our … Continue reading Teach Our Kids How to Fish

Berita Harian: STI penting dalam mencapai TN50 – PM

PERDANA Menteri, Datuk Seri Najib Razak ketika mempengerusikan Mesyuarat Majlis Sains Negara (NSC) Bilangan 3, Tahun 2017 di Bangunan Perdana Putra, Putrajaya. - Foto Mohd Fadli Hamzah PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Razak menekankan adalah mustahak untuk negara menggunakan acuan sendiri dalam menerima pakai perkembangan sains, teknologi dan inovasi (STI) bagi mencapai matlamat Transformasi Nasional 2050 … Continue reading Berita Harian: STI penting dalam mencapai TN50 – PM

Bernama: Kajian Strategik Masa Hadapan Penting Ke Arah TN50 – Najib

PUTRAJAYA, 10 Ogos (Bernama) -- Keupayaan untuk melihat terkehadapan melalui kajian strategik masa hadapan semakin penting menuju ke arah matlamat Transformasi Nasional 2050 (TN50), kata Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Beliau berkata negara membangun seperti United Kingdom, Finland dan Singapura telah mengguna pakai metodologi 'horizon scanning' dan 'strategic foresight' bagi memastikan pelan jangka … Continue reading Bernama: Kajian Strategik Masa Hadapan Penting Ke Arah TN50 – Najib

Sinar Harian: TN50: Kajian strategik masa hadapan penting

PUTRAJAYA - Keupayaan untuk melihat terkehadapan melalui kajian strategik masa hadapan semakin penting menuju ke arah matlamat Transformasi Nasional 2050 (TN50), kata Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Beliau berkata, negara membangun seperti United Kingdom, Finland dan Singapura telah mengguna pakai metodologi 'horizon scanning' dan 'strategic foresight' bagi memastikan pelan jangka panjang negara mereka … Continue reading Sinar Harian: TN50: Kajian strategik masa hadapan penting

The Sun Daily: Strategic foresight important toward achieving TN50 goals: Najib

PUTRAJAYA: The ability to postulate possible futures through strategic foresight is increasingly important toward achieving the goals of the National Transformation 2050 (TN50), says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. He said developed countries such as the United Kingdom, Finland and Singapore have adopted the horizon scanning and strategic foresight methodologies to ensure that … Continue reading The Sun Daily: Strategic foresight important toward achieving TN50 goals: Najib

How to Decommoditise Our Economy

Eight years ago in 2009, Bioeconomy Development Corporation (or Bioeconomy Corp in short) initiated a joint venture with UEM Sunrise Bhd to develop Bio-XCell Biotechnology Park. It is a 160-acre park in Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia’s premier biotechnology park and ecosystem. Its establishment is an implementation of the National Biotechnology Policy to facilitate the commecialisation … Continue reading How to Decommoditise Our Economy

Gearing start-ups for the Creative Economy

We are now already one month into the second half of 2017. Especially if you have a very hectic schedule you’d ask, where did all the time go? I decided to take a mid-year break to rejuvenate myself, albeit a brief one. I just came back from a refreshing personal-cum-work trip from Jeju-do, Korea’s largest … Continue reading Gearing start-ups for the Creative Economy

Nanotechnology to raise income and productivity of bee farming

Nanotechnology in beekeeping can help keep microbes and fungi at bay. A group of students from the global non-profit organisation Enactus of Universiti Tenaga Nasional explained their social entrepreneurial project during their recent interview with me. As part of their project, they have been working with local communities in Tioman Island on a Trigona beekeeping … Continue reading Nanotechnology to raise income and productivity of bee farming

Let’s not wait for another wake-up call

You could be piloting a self-driving car in the near future. But what if cybercriminals hack into your vehicle’s computer system, remotely take control of it and hold it ransom to extort money from you? Or does knowing that your pacemakers, defibrillators and insulin pumps can be hacked, as reported by the U.S. Food and … Continue reading Let’s not wait for another wake-up call