FOUNDED on Aug 27, 2007 to mark the celebration of Malaysia‘s 50th anniversary of its independence, the Merdeka Award was established by Petronas, ExxonMobil and Shell to recognise and reward individuals or groups who have made outstanding and lasting contributions to the nation and the people of Malaysia in their respective fields.
OUTSTANDING: A joint recipient of the award in the Education and Community category, Tan Sri Arshad Ayub shares how his early experiences shaped his contributions to the education sector
A READING corner with 450 titles was recently set up as a developmental initiative by Yayasan Sabah Group at the Kampung Lormalong community centre in Kunak, Sabah.
SOME physicists are household names. Others are given nicknames.
INTANGIBLE ASSETS: A developed nation cannot be sustained if it does not have a well-rooted understanding of its history, culture and heritage
YOUTH will find it easier to look for a technical or vocational job, thanks to iwant2b (www.iwant2b.my).
ANOTHER OPTION: An essential foundation for a highly-skilled workforce in the country
STAR Trek fans of the 1970s and 1980s would well remember Gene Roddenberry, the series creator. Born Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry (Aug 19, 1921 - Oct 24, 1991), the American television screenwriter, producer and futurist was raised as a Southern Baptist. He, instead, considered himself a humanist and agnostic.