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 things… Read More

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 rights… Read More

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 extraordinary… Read More

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.… Read More

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 heads… Read More

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 from… Read More

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 seat… Read More

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 is… Read More