SEMATAN: About 120 youths from various organisations and leaming institutions participated in the Intercultural Youth Forum held at Camp Pueh from May 8-10.
This year's forum is a special one because it involves youth from outside the country namely Indonesia, Nigeria, Kenya and Iran.
KUCHING: Some 500 participants from various ethnic groups are expected to attend the Fifth Sarawak Cultural Symposium to be held here in June.
Themed ’45 Years of Confluence of Cultures and Unity’, the symposium is organised by the Ministry of Social Development and Urbanisation.
KUCHING:Many interested parties in Sarawak and in the Asian region will get the chance to learn about the latest developments in organic agriculture, develop business or research contacts, and collaborate in sector development at the organic conference 'Organic Asia 2008' at the Sarawak Cultural Village on Oct 28-31.
KUCHING: Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) will organise a talk on ‘Organic Value and Quality Assurance’ at AZAM Complex in Jalan Crookshank on Sept 3. It is organised in conjunction with the regional conference on Organic ASIA - The Way Forward, which will be held from Oct 28 to 31 at the Sarawak Cultural Village.
KUCHING: A regional conference entitled 'Organic Asia — The Way Forward' will be held from Oct 28 to 31 at the Sarawak Cultural Village. It will be organised by Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) together with the Ministry of Modernisation of Agriculture, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Task Force for Harmonisation and Equivalence in Organic Agriculture (ITF).
KUCHING: The Malaysian economy is still one of the strongest in the region, said Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) executive director Emeritus Prof Datuk Dr Mohamed Ariff. The economy had been surprisingly resilient despite the global slowdown, he said at the 13th Annual Regional Corporate Economic briefing at Holiday Inn Kuching yesterday.
KUCHING: Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) is extending its ‘early bird’ fees for an upcoming workshop on Cost Benefit Analysis to Feb 1 from its initial Jan 31 deadline. ‘Early bird’ registration is RM850 per participant. "Currently, SDI has received encouraging participation from the public," said an SDI press release yesterday.