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 thatContinue reading “The Sun Daily: Strategic foresight important toward achieving TN50 goals: Najib”

Press Release: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2017

For immediate release Saturday, Aug 5 2017 KOTA KINABALU: Upko is holding a seminar and workshop on the development of Orang Asal (indigenous people) in conjunction with the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2017. The one-day event at Narada Hotel in Putatan on Tuesday (Aug 8) is expected to see participation of 250Continue reading “Press Release: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2017”

Press release: Preserving the Kadazandusun language

TUARAN: The Kadazandusun community is in danger of losing its mother tongue as the younger generations are not speaking the language anymore – thanks to the introduction of the Kadazandusun language as a subject in schools there is now light at the end of the tunnel. Upko supremo Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau said theContinue reading “Press release: Preserving the Kadazandusun language”

Video: Science With(out) Borders

Official trip at 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Dalian, China, 27th – 30th June 2017. Participated in a public forum, “Science With(out) Borders”, on how the global community can come together to collaborate better in advancing knowledge in science. Watch the video here: https://www.weforum.org/events/annual-meeting-of-the-new-champions-2017/sessions/science-with-out-borders From left: Moderator Nick Campbell, Executive Editor and Executive Vice-President,Continue reading “Video: Science With(out) Borders”

The Star: Aiming for new heights in bioeconomy development

    IN LINE with efforts to create greater international visibility for Malaysia’s bioeconomy, Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (Mosti) is participating in this year Expo Astana 2017 in Kazakhstan. Mosti’s theme is “Green Innovation, (for) Powering Your Future”, where emphasis is on building innovation-based collaborations to foster economic growth. Its participation will be centredContinue reading “The Star: Aiming for new heights in bioeconomy development”

The Malaysian Insight: Call to ban evangelicalism an overreaction, says Upko

The “Borneo Revival Healing Rally” event in Sandakan on June 14. Upko says religious harmony in Sabah is still intact and any religious event could be held as it was in line with the Federal Constitution guarantee on freedom of religion. – The Malaysian Insight pic, June 18, 2017. CENTRE for Human Rights Research andContinue reading “The Malaysian Insight: Call to ban evangelicalism an overreaction, says Upko”

Press Statement: Upko will object to any plans for an “anti-evangelicalism law”.

KOTA KINABALU: Upko will object to any plan for an “anti-evangelicalism law” to be introduced in the country. Upko Religious and Racial Harmony Bureau co-chairmen, Haji Suip Saniman and Sualim Gopog said CEO of Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy (Centhra), Azril Mohd Amin was over reacting when making the suggestion. “In fact, suchContinue reading “Press Statement: Upko will object to any plans for an “anti-evangelicalism law”.”

Borneo Post: IBSE System for Sabah Schools

NABALU: The schools in Sabah are set to adopt the Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) system, an advanced teaching technique made famous in France. “Today is a historic day for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and Ministry of Education (MOE) as we have both witnessed the IBSE teaching style, which has already beenContinue reading “Borneo Post: IBSE System for Sabah Schools”

Borneo Today: SMK Pekan Nabalu yang Terbengkalai akan dibina di Tapak Baharu

Mahdzir Khalid memberitahu media SMK Pekan Nabalu akan dibina semula di tapak yang baru di Kampung Giok. Turut hadir, ADUN Kiulu Joniston Bangkuai dan Ahli Parlimen Tuaran, Madius Tangau. TUARAN: Sebuah sekolah menengah kebangsaan akan dibina berdekatan kaki Gunung Kinabalu di daerah ini bagi menggantikan SMK Pekan Nabalu yang terpaksa dihentikan pembinaannya atas faktor keselamatan.Continue reading “Borneo Today: SMK Pekan Nabalu yang Terbengkalai akan dibina di Tapak Baharu”