1. COLLAPSE OF TUSAN’S ICON IS NATURE’S WORK
MIRI: The recent collapse of Tusan’s famous ‘horse head drinking water’ has nothing to do with the current infrastructure upgrading works at the beach.
Assistant Minister of Women, Family and Childhood Development Rosey Yunus said that geologists from Mineral and Geoscience Department Malaysia as well as engineers had conducted a site investigation and preliminary finding has found the collapse of the ‘drinking horse’ was due to nature’s work.
She added the state government has allocated RM6 million for the necessary recreational infrastructure including effort to mitigate the soil erosion at Tusan cliff such as building retaining wall and wave breaker.
2. SYMPOSIUM PROVIDE GREAT PLATFORM FOR BUMIPUTERA CONTRACTORS
KAPIT: The ‘Symposium for Bumiputera Contractors’ is a great platform for Bumiputera contractors to gain deeper knowledge and understanding of contract works to improve their capability and capacity to handle government projects.
According to Bukit Goram assemblyman Jefferson Jamit Unyat, it is a good avenue for them to learn about financial loans and technical training.
He added, the participants would also learn more about running their businesses through sharing of experiences and talks by speakers from various agencies.
He said this at the one-day ‘Bumiputera Contractors Symposium – Series 11’ at the Civic Centre yesterday, representing Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hassan.
3. 3RD ASIA LEADERSHIP FORUM RETURNS IN MAY
KUCHING: The Asia Leadership Forum (ALF) returns for its third edition this year on May 15 at Imperial Hotel.
The forum is organised by Center for Asia Leadership Initiatives (Cali) in collaboration with Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and Kolej Sunway Kuching, with support from Sarawak Business Federation (SBF).
According to Cali president Samuel Kim, the forum will feature a total of six speakers from Harvard University, including himself, who will be sharing their ideas on the future of leadership.
He said this in a press conference held at Chemsain Building, yesterday.