Historian Khoo Kay Kim, 82, passes on from lung failure

Historian Khoo Kay Kim, 82, passes on from lung failure

PETALING JAYA: Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim, widely regarded as Malaysia's national historian, died of lung failure on Tuesday morning (May 28) at the University Malaya Medical Centre at the age of 82. Born in 1937 to Peranakan Chinese parents in Kampar, Perak, Khoo started out wanting to be a football player, but eventually chose to go to university. It led him to a scholarly life, dedicated to history. Khoo, who graduated from Universiti Malaya, never slowed down in the academic field, spending decades shaping the course of education history in the country. He served for over 50 years in Universiti Malaya’s history department, becoming a lecturer first in 1967 and, subsequently, gaining his professorship and appointment as the chair of Malaysian History from 1974 up to his retirement in 1992. He maintained an office there, post-retirement. In modern Malaysia, he will be remembered as one of the instrumental figures in the drafting of the Rukun Negara (National Principles) to foster national cohesion, following...
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Parties sign MoU on educational hybrid rocket

Parties sign MoU on educational hybrid rocket

Fahmi (third right), Chai (third left) and other signatories after the MoU documents were signed. KUCHING: Borneo SubOrbitals, a public-private venture involving several tertiary institutions and a local social enterprise, is planning to launch a hybrid rocket from Sarawak within the next three years. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas), Universiti Malaya (UM) and Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Learning Curve (TLC) to research, develop and launch an educational hybrid (solid fuel–liquid oxidizer) rocket on a sub-orbital trajectory from Sarawak by 2021. The other signatories were The Hills Lifestyle Community Lifestyle Hub and Strand Aerospace Malaysia. Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil was present to witness the signing ceremony in Kuching yesterday in his capacity as the programme’s ambassador. TLC founder and the Borneo SubOrbitals project manager Kenneth Chai said the project is aimed at promoting interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) among students and also part of National STEM Initiative’s events during school holiday breaks. He explained that...
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Sarawakian, 13, among winners of Nasa contest

Sarawakian, 13, among winners of Nasa contest

PETALING JAYA: A 13-year-old Sarawakian is among five winners of a patch design competition organised by US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) for its mission to the moon and Mars in 2024. The design by Wei Rui Teng from Miri was chosen as a winner along with those by Ishhaq Ziyam of Sri Lanka, Neal Apte of the US, Madison Morgan of the US and Paxton Summers of the US. Their designs were picked from a pool of nearly 10,000 entries by children from the age of seven to 13 from around the world. The competition named ‘Design A Mission Patch’ was held online by Tynker, a Kids coding platform. The winners will have the opportunity to invite their fellow students to a video chat with a Nasa expert on its work and the details of space travel. The video chats are scheduled for the week of May 20 which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 10 mission. “Nasa is going to the...
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BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019

BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019

BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019 Creating Distinctive Digitally Transforming Solutions Industries worldwide are undergoing profound changes that are pushing the limits of technology, strategy, and commercial models in order to meet global energy demands. From enhancing digital solutions to radicalising existing technological landscapes, Industrial Revolution 4.0 is positioning innovation at the forefront of the digital transformation era. Upheaval is paramount in order to propel these industries forward. By delivering global household names within the ICT ecosystem, the Beyond Paradigm Summit 2019 serves to offer a fresh perspective to merge uncharted territories with existing visions in order to support and drive techonological prosperity.   I'M INTERESTED [Admin] ...
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SMK Tinggi Sarikei wins two gold medals at 3rd WYIE in KLCC

SMK Tinggi Sarikei wins two gold medals at 3rd WYIE in KLCC

SMK Tinggi Sarikei teams with (fifth and sixth from left) Leong and Joyce after the prize-presentationceremony in Kuala Lumpur. SARIKEI: Two groups from SMK Tinggi Sarikei won gold medals during the 3rd World Young Inventors Exhibition (WYIE), held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from May 2 to 4 this year. Their inventions ‘Bamboo Shoot Peeler’ and ‘Flexy Sock Aider’ won two gold medals in the industrial design category. According to the school’s principal, Ting Sing Teck, their two teams comprising 15 students were among eight teams from Sarawak competing against teams from 21 countries including China, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand, . “This competition was organised by the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition Malaysia,” he said. “It served as a platform to develop 21st century thinking skills such as creativity and critical thinking, encourage Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTs) and promote learning of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) among students, in line with the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025,” Ting explained. Touching...
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Catur Bistari SMECorp 2019

Catur Bistari SMECorp 2019

Alhamdulillah.. Kali ini bermain Catur Bistari pulak kita.. Dah lama tak main, skill pun berkarat. Syukur masih diberi kejayaan menjadi Johan membawa pulang RM600 dan Kategori individu berjaya mengumpul aset tertinggi dan membawa Pulang Samsung Galaxy Tab. Miabella Safiy #siasitok #siasitokSL #bepositive #pemikirsosialis #SMKAMI #pengacarahebat#signlanguage #flashcardsiasitok #alhamdulillah #terimakasihsemua #rezekiAllah#rezekianak2 #Trainerhebat #trainersiasitok #mbm #melakabandarayabersejarah#magicsarawak #maycMelaka [Source: Facebook Awang Shahrizan]...
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CSR Program ISLAND College Technology Penang ICT

CSR Program ISLAND College Technology Penang ICT

Alhamdulillah. DapAt bersama2 pelajar, guru2 dan KPDNHEP pada majlis yang berlangsung di Smk Taman Inderawasih semalam. Semakin jauh perjalanan, luas pengalaman. Semoga perkongsian yang sedikit akan dapat kita sambung kan lagi lepas ni. Terima kasih kepada semua.. #siasitok #siasitokSL #bepositive #pemikirsosialis #SMKAMI #pengacarahebat#signlanguage #flashcardsiasitok #alhamdulillah #terimakasihsemua #rezekiAllah#rezekianak2 #Trainerhebat #trainersiasitok #mbm #melakabandarayabersejarah#magicsarawak #maycMelaka [Source: Facebook Awang Shahrizan]...
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Today For Tommorow (T4T) Bahagian Bintulu Bersama Tuan Haji Abdul Kadier Sahib Daripada Syarikat Serba Dinamik

Today For Tommorow (T4T) Bahagian Bintulu Bersama Tuan Haji Abdul Kadier Sahib Daripada Syarikat Serba Dinamik

Selesai menyampaikan kisah kejayaan sebagai panelis program Karnival Today For Tommorow (T4T) Bahagian Bintulu, saya berasa sangat kerdil berada sepentas dengan tokoh korporat berjaya Tuan Haji Abdul Kadier Sahib, Syarikat Serba Dinamik yang memberi nasihat dan kisah kejayaan beliau yang menjana perniagaan bernilai multi-bilion ringgit. Dewan Suarah diisi dengan kehadiran lebih kurang 1000 orang ramai dikalangan belia dan dewasa. Terima Kasih Sarawak Volunteers kerana memberi peluang. Sekarang berlansung Townhall Bersama CM Abg Jo. [Source: Facebook Luka Nis Man] Photo Credits: Facebook Luka Nis Man...
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TUTOR KAMEK PERINTIS PEMBELAJARAN DIGITAL DI SARAWAK

TUTOR KAMEK PERINTIS PEMBELAJARAN DIGITAL DI SARAWAK

Isnin, 25hb Mac 2019 – Kuching: Bersempena Old Kuching Smart Heritage (OKSHe) Agenda 2019, Anak Sarawak Digital Media (ASDM) secara rasminya telah melancarkan sistem aplikasi pembelajaran digital yang diberi nama ‘TUTOR KAMEK’. Pelancaran aplikasi ‘TUTOR KAMEK’ telah dirasmikan oleh Ybhg. Datu Dr. Sabariah Putit, Timbalan Setiausaha Negeri Sarawak, ditemani oleh Datuk Haji Abang Abdul Wahap Bin Haji Abang Julai, Datuk Bandar Kuching Utara dan En. Abdul Qaiyum Alidin, Pengerusi StartUpBorneo.MY (StartUp Borneo). "Thank you, Old Kuching Smart Heritage Agenda!! #StartUpBorneo#Fund4Borneo" - StartUp Borneo Anak Sarawak Digital Media merupakan salah satu Startup di dalam platform komuniti StartUp Borneo  yang telah berjaya mengeluarkan produk mereka sendiri dan seterusnya bersedia untuk menembusi pasaran tempatan dan global. “Kita telah mengambil masa bertahun-tahun untuk mengenal pasti masalah yang dihadapi oleh para guru dan murid sekolah. Dengan bantuan StartUp Borneo dan rakan strategik kami, Seroja Technology (SEROJATECH), kami berjaya menghasilkan aplikasi ‘TUTOR KAMEK’. Aplikasi ‘TUTOR KAMEK’ dibina mengikuti Kurikulum Standard semasa yang disyorkan oleh Kementerian Pendidikan. Selain itu, kami...
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