Articles by Amirul Azwan

SDGs Fair

KUALA LUMPUR: The Association for the International Exchange of Students in Economics and Commerce (AIESEC) of University of Malaya organised SDGs fair in conjunction with the Winter National Conference last month. It was held at the faculty of law of University of Malaya. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a set of seventeen goals that was internationally agreed by more than 150 world leaders. It is part of the development goals by the United Nations that is set to be achieved by the year 2030. The seventeen SDGs are as below: Delegates of the Winter National Conference were from 14 … Continued

Premier Skills Inclusive Football Training 2017

Adults play a pivotal role in protecting children. It doesn’t matter if it is our biological child or not. Teachers are responsible of their students, day care centres are responsible of their children and the list goes on. In short, we as a society are responsible for the children in our community.   If we see a child in trouble, we rush to help the child as quickly as we can. Yes? No? Ideally Yes, however in reality we do not do so effectively enough resulting in 3800 over cases of child abuse reported just last year. In fact, one of … Continued

REMEMBERING SANDRA

I had just made plans to go away on a silent retreat the week just before Christmas but little did I know that I will be completely in a silence of another kind. On Monday morning of December 19, I received a call that there may be a wake service to be arranged while I was having a coffee morning with my youngest sister at IKEA.  For the past few days I had a busy schedule back to back and I was looking forward to my long-awaited getaway. Shortly after the call, another call came in from the Forensic Department … Continued

Grab, MIRM and Challenges Foundation Partner to Encourage Limitless Mobility

For many, getting from one place to another is a breeze especially with the transport infrastructure we have – connectivity of various rail services, walkways, buses and taxis. Yet, for also a significant many with restricted mobility such as senior citizens and those with disabilities, independent travel can be a challenge. Even to the nearest shop. In conjunction with the International Day of People with Disability and Human Rights Week, Grab Malaysia, the Make It Right Movement (MIRM) and Challenges Foundation have rallied together to create awareness on the importance of limitless mobility for those with restricted mobility with the launch … Continued

SURVIVING BREAST CANCER!

Meet, Yeshe Dolma Wong Tsui Ling, a spunky woman from Ipoh, Perak. She is confident and has a passion for life. However in April 2014, Dolma’s life changed. She was diagnosed with breast cancer and the news devastated her!   Dolma discovered a lump on her left breast. She had a nagging feeling that she should have it checked. Dolma consulted a medical expert, Dr. Sumithra Sivasuntharam, a Specialist in General Surgery at Pantai Hospital Ipoh. The results came back positive for breast cancer, Stage 2. This was a big blow for Dolma.   Believe in Yourself Although she was … Continued

TrEES and P&G’s Green Campaign in Schools Yield 134,400kg of Recyclables

Kuala Lumpur, October 19, 2016 – Treat Every Environment Special (TrEES) and Procter & Gamble Malaysia (P&G) through their innovative home-to- school recycling and advocacy campaign, Pahlawan Planet, yielded a combined weight of 134,400 kg of recyclables across Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Putrajaya and Negeri Sembilan. 35 selected secondary schools out of the initial 53 schools, exceeded the campaign target by reaching out to 22,947 households within two months. The Pahlawan Planet campaign was an integral part of TrEES Young Voices for Conservation 2016, which was approved by the Ministry of Education as a national level co-curriculum programme for secondary schools … Continued

Guardian Goes Orange for Mother Nature

 Guardian goes Orange in celebration of Malaysia Environment Week with  it’s BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) bag exclusively designed by Marie Sydonie, a former French catwalk model and more recently of Sydonie Apparel fame.  The re-usable orange bag will be available at all Guardian stores from 29 October to 31 December 2016. “At Guardian, we take pride in offering the best health and beauty shopping experience through our quality products and service-minded and dedicated people. We are also passionate about the environment and the ecosystem. This is why we want to encourage shoppers to use Guardian’s stylish and durable reusable … Continued