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.
KUCHING: Malaysia is currently "under-appreciated" as a trade partner by the United States.
This was the opinion of former US International Trade Commission (ITC) chairperson Dr Paula Stern, who explained that this general sentiment could Be seen in most of the US' trade policies, and by the people who shaped them.
KUCHING: Sarawak needs between 15,000 and 20,000 pre-school teachers of consistent quality within the next 14 years to help realise the knowledge-society (k-society) envisioned by Malaysia's Vision 2020.