Let’s Hear It For the Women

Apart from heading corporate organisations, there are also several women in Sarawak heading government departments and agencies. And judging from the feedback I received from their staff they are very good at their jobs and they manage the people under them professionally.

Some of them include Angkatan Zaman Mansang Sarawak (Azam) general manager Rosalind Yang, Sarawak Biodiversity Centre chief operating officer Dr Rita Manurung, Customs director Jamaiah Joll and Welfare Department director Noriah Ahmad.

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Set up communications centre to reach out to people, AZAM told

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud has proposed that Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) Sarawak set up a communications institute as a new approach to reach out to the people to respond positively to the development transformation taking place in the next 20 years.

Taib, who is also Azam’s patron, said Azam could coordinate with the mass media and local government machinery as well as network with local councillors trained by them to get the people to interact through social and cultural activities.

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Azam Disaran Tubuhkan Pusat Komunikasi Dekati Rakyat

Ketua Menteri Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud mencadangkan agar Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) Sarawak menubuhkan sebuah institut komunikasi sebagai pendekatan baru mendekati rakyat supaya bertindak balas secara positif terhadap transformasi pembangunan yang berlaku dalam tempoh 20 tahun akan datang.

Abdul Taib, yang juga penaung AZAM berkata AZAM boleh menyelaras dengan media massa dan jentera kerajaan tempatan serta menjalin rangkaian dengan ahli majlis tempatan yang dilatih oleh mereka untuk membolehkan orang ramai berinteraksi melalui aktiviti sosial dan kebudayaan.

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Student attributes winning to Internet and newspapers

CHOO Mei Yuin of SMK St Teresa, Kuching said the Internet and newspapers had help her a lot in her award-winning essay.

The Form Four lass won the first prize in the lower urban secondary school category of the AZAM-Petronas Writers’ Awards 2009 to walk away with RM700. She wrote on the “45th Anniversary of Sarawak’s progress in Malaysia.”

“I did a lot of research from internet and newspapers for my essay, and they helped me a lot. Also, I thank my mom and my teachers for their guidance. It’s indeed a great feeling to win the first prize,” said Choo, who entered the competition for the second time last year.

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Seminar to clarify Sarawak land policies

KUCHING: The Sarawak government’s land policies will be explained and deliberated upon at an upcoming seminar to be attended by 400 people from all levels of society.

The seminar, jointly organised by the Planning and Resource Management Ministry, Land and Survey Department and Angkatan Zaman Mansang, will be held in Bintulu on April 21 and 22.

It aims to enhance understanding of the state’s land policies besides getting feedback and suggestions from the participants on land-related issues.

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Kuching schoolgirls present pua kumbu to US and Russia

KUCHING: Sarawak’s pua kumbu has caught the eyes of the Americans and Russians through a non-conventional way.

During a two-hour video conferencing yesterday, SMK St Teresa students Angeline Audrey and Edna Emily introduced the much sought after Iban hand-woven blanket to young audiences in Oklahoma in the United States and Ufa-shigiri in Russia.

The event was the third Internatio-nal Indigenous Youth Video Conference organised by the US State Department in collaboration with Angkatan Zaman Mansang and the State Library held at the State Library in Petra Jaya here yesterday.

The theme was “Culture and the Environment.”

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AZAM to study impact of SCORE in Sarawak

KUCHING: Non-governmental organisation Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) plans to undertake a study on the social impact of major pro­jects such as the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE).

Chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Husain said the study was needed as such projects presented new challenges to the people due to rapid changes in the political, economic and social environments.

“We are aware of the need to keep people informed and engaged in the development process.

“To undertake this, Azam is set to explore fresh approaches to reach out to the people, especially grassroots communities in rural areas and the younger generation,” he said at the NGO’s 25th anniver­sary dinner here on Monday night.

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Agrofest seminar to focus on livestock

KUCHING: An Agrofest seminar to be held in conjunction with this year’s State Farmers’ Day will focus on the livestock sector and its business potential.

The seminar on Nov 2 will provide an overview on the development and potential of the state’s livestock sector.

Angkatan Zaman Mansang (Azam), which is organising the seminar jointly with the State Modernisation of Agriculture Ministry, said its focus was timely as the livestock sector had been identified as one of 10 priority industries to be developed under the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy.

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