KUCHING: Three regional research centres will be set up in Sarawak to further explore the potential of farming in the State under the Ninth Malaysia Plan (9MP), Ministry of Modernisation of Agriculture permanent secretary Datu Jaul Samion.
KUCHING: A Public lecture on 'Japanese Policy in Asia under Abe Adminstration' will be held at Wisma Sumber Alam, which houses the Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation, in Petra Jaya on January 9, starting 10.00 am.
KUCHING: The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur (JFKL), the Malaysian Association of JApanese Studies (MAJAS) and the Sarawak Development INstitute (SDI) will jointly organise a public lecture on 'Japanese Policy in Asia under the Abe Administration' at Wisma Bapa Malaysia in Petra Jaya on January 9.
KUCHING: The findings of the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) survey report on retail trade for the first quarter of 2006 will be presented at the 11th Regional Corporate Economic Briefing at 9 am on April 24 in Holiday Inn here.
KUCHING: Angkatan Zaman mansang (AZAM) will continue with its agenda for sustainable development and building a knowledgeable community, saids its chairman Datuk Amar Abdul Aziz Husain. He said at the heart of AZAM’s programme was social mobilization through developing and nuturing the sustainability of communities, especially in rural areas.
KUCHING: Organisations are encouraged not to rely on the traditional male employment model as it does not support the growing number of women joining the workforce each year. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) lecturer Zaiton Hassan said yesterday most organisations did not have a family-friendly policy as indicated by the non-provision of workplace childcare faculties, and inconsistencies in paid maternity leave.
KUCHING: Two senior officers of Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) and Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) recently returned from United States sponsored programmes with lots of experience and knowledge gained in the bag.