KUCHING: The various agencies responsible for water in the state should be integrated to enhance the management of Sarawak’s water resources, said Assistant Environment Minister Dr Abang Abdul Rauf Abang Zen yesterday.
KUCHING: The global economic crisis is not over but is easing, says Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) executive director Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr Mohamed Ariff.
The crisis would likely drag on due to liquidity traps, fiscal fatigue, and stagnant exchange rates, he said during the 14th MIER-SDI Annual Corporate Economic Briefing held here yesterday.
MIER held the briefing in collaboration with the Sarawak Development Institute (SDI).
Concept of confluence of cultures helps sustain cultural harmony, youths told.
KUCHING: The youths have been called upon to help sustain the cultural harmony in the state through at least another 45 years.
Assistant Minister of Youth Affairs and Tourism Hamden Ahmad said they could do this using the principle of the confluence of cultures, which according to him, had been spelled out clearly by 5th Sarawak Cultural Symposium.
SEMATAN: The voices of youth are important, as they are leaders of tomorrow.
Closing the Intercultural Youth Forum at Camp Pueh here on Sunday, permanent secretary to the Ministry of Social and Urbanisation, Ik Pahon Joyik said the youths' presentation was beyond his expectation.
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.