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    Bombardier and Might sign MoU to develop rail industry expertise in M’sia

    Bombardier Transportation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Berlin with the Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (Might) outlining their collaboration on developing home-grown rail industry expertise over the next year. The MoU was signed by Parasuraman Jayaram Naidu, head of Southeast Asia for Bombardier Transpor...
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    MIGHT-Bombardier kerjasama bangunkan kepakaran industri rel

    BERLIN: Kumpulan Industri-Kerajaan bagi Teknologi Tinggi Malaysia (MIGHT) dan Bombardier Transportation semalam memeterai memorandum persefahaman (MoU) bagi membangunkan kepakaran dalam industri rel di Malaysia. Kerjasama bersama MIGHT, sebuah agensi di bawah Jabatan Perdana Menteri dengan mandat untuk membangunkan industri teknologi tinggi, akan m...
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    Tun M : ‘MIGHT’ can help make people understand importance of third car

    PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology, MIGHT has the potential to highlight the importance of having a third national car that will help spur development and build the nation. According to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad, MIGHT can play a big part in explaining to the people on the proposal as well...
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    Lights and shadows

    FIFTEEN years ago, former Japanese finance minister Koji Omi founded a non-profit organisation called the Science and Technology for Society (STS) forum in Kyoto. It was a visionary move, born out of a realisation from this illustrious politician and technocrat — a mentor to several Japanese prime ministers — that science and technology should be...
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    Man of the people

    A global outpouring of well-deserved tributes marked the passing of Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who died on Aug 18 following a short illness at age 80. As his UN successor, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said: “In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations.” Annan was sworn into...
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    Blockchain at MIGHT

    Blockchain technology incorporates distributed databases with consensus mechanism, peer-to-peer and cryptography technologies to allow for a more transparent and cost-saving platform to record transactions. The technology is being used globally by industry and government, and is largely in testing phase (Proof of concept) and Pilot projects. MIGHT ...
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    Pasukan Utar wakil Malaysia di Jepun

    DEBARAN semakin kuat dirasakan saat ruang MIGHT Partnership Hub, Cyberjaya sepi tanpa sebarang bunyi sebaliknya ratusan penonton tertumpu kepada Wong Jia Hau, 22, yang baru sahaja naik ke pentas. Dalam tempoh empat minit, pelajar tahun tiga, Fakulti Kejuruteraan dan Sains, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) itu perlu membentangkan projeknya yang ...
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    Future perfect universities

    TO remain relevant and sustainable, universities must be agile and embrace change in the ever-evolving educational landscape. Offering guidance at Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) is a special Academic Advisory Council (AAC) comprising several remarkable international personalities. And at a recent AAC meeting, a number of eminent experts offere...
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    Danger in our midst

    THE process of globalisation began a long time ago with ancient traders and European colonisers transporting goods — including plants — between the continents. For example, banana and sugarcane both originated in the Malay Archipelago but thrived wonderfully when they were planted in the West Indies. Likewise, Amazonian rubber trees and oil palm tr...
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    Biodiversity in decline

    THE growing consensus within the global community is that we are fast heading towards an environmental catastrophe caused by two human-induced activities: climate change and the loss of biodiversity. While the former was given top billing by world leaders resulting in the much-heralded Paris Accord on Climate Change in 2015, biodiversity—the essent...
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