‘Father Of Hybrid Rice’ Yuan Longping Wins Mahathir Science Award

The ‘Father of hybrid rice,’ Professor Yuan Longping, has been conferred the 2011 Mahathir Science Award on January 31 this year.

MOSTI Launches Fourth Innospace Center In Labuan, Malaysia

Innospace Labuan, a community innovation center project aimed developing the culture of creativity and innovation in Labuan, was launched yesterday by MOSTI Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili.

Malaysia & Saudi Arabia Sign MOU On Science & Technology Collaboration

Malaysia and Saudi Arabia inked an Memorandum of Understanding this Tuesday to forge bilateral cooperation in the area of science & technology over the next five years.

Malaysia To Embark On Five-Year RazakSAT-2 Satellite Development Program

The Malaysian government will expand the country’s satellite development program with a RM200 million (US$66 million) boost from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Malaysia To Accede To 1959 Antarctic Treaty & Madrid Protocol

The Malaysian Cabinet has decided to accede to the 1959 Antarctic Treaty, a move which is expected to boost the country’s current scientific research efforts on the continent to a whole new level.

Malaysia Receives US$660 Million Biotech Investment From S Korea & France

Malaysia will enter into a US$660 million joint venture partnership in industrial biotechnology with South Korea’s CJ Cheiljedang Corporation (CJ) and France’s Arkema SA (ARKEMA).