Sustaining a Blue Economy

World Ocean Day was just celebrated on 8th June and Malaysia has one more reason to celebrate – Coral Triangle Day, an initiative of which six member countries are part of. With a coastline of 4,492 km long, Malaysia has been a maritime country that relies heavily on economic maritime activities such as fishing, aquaculture,Continue reading “Sustaining a Blue Economy”

Setting High Standards

Hari Raya Aidifiltri will be celebrated in two weeks’ time. Beginning a week before the festival Malaysia would see one of her largest exodus of the year, as people trickle out of the cities or as we all know as “balik kampung”, traveling back to their hometowns to spend the occasion with their families. ManyContinue reading “Setting High Standards”

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”

Memohon Tanah untuk Sekolah Menengah Baru di Kampung Giok

Permohonan tanah untuk sekolah menengah baru di Kampung Giok, Tamparuli yang sebenarnya untuk menggantikan projek SMK Pekan Nabalu yang telah dihentikan beberapa tahun lalu telahpun dimajukan kepada Kerajaan Negeri. Khabar baik ini dibawa oleh rakan saya, YB Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid Menteri Pendidikan semasa lawatan julung kalinya ke kawasan parlimen saya Tuaran. Setinggi-tinggi terima kasihContinue reading “Memohon Tanah untuk Sekolah Menengah Baru di Kampung Giok”

Your Data Could be Kidnapped / Data Anda Boleh Diculik

Click sini untuk artikel Bahasa Malaysia Last week, tens of thousands of organizations across the globe were struck by a massive-scale ransomware attack through malware known as “WannaCry”. The malicious software locks data away and demands payment of up to US$300 a time before it would restore scrambled files. The healthcare sector in particular, was heavilyContinue reading “Your Data Could be Kidnapped / Data Anda Boleh Diculik”

The Star: Report ransomware to us, says CyberSecurity Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) has urged those affected by ransomware attacks to report the incidents to them. Its chief executive officer Datuk Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab (pic) said this would help CSM conduct technical analyses and verify what ransomware was involved. He said they could give advice and even try to recover data that wasContinue reading “The Star: Report ransomware to us, says CyberSecurity Malaysia”

Baby Steps towards Mindset Change / Langkah Kecil ke arah Perubahan Cara Pemikiran

In conjunction with the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Carnival held at Dewan Sri Sulaman during this weekend, I hosted a “2050 National Transformation” or TN50 dialogue with almost 500 youths, university and secondary school students. Prior to the dialogue they were provided with sticky notes to write their aspirations down for Malaysia in yearContinue reading “Baby Steps towards Mindset Change / Langkah Kecil ke arah Perubahan Cara Pemikiran”

Standing Up for Science / Menyemarakkan Sains

Some six hundred rallies were held last weekend in the United States and around the globe. Scientists stepped out of their comfort zones of labs and classrooms, thrusting themselves into a whirlwind of “political but not partisan” foray. At the main March for Science venue in Washington, demonstrators were reported to be protesting against U.S.Continue reading “Standing Up for Science / Menyemarakkan Sains”