Articles

Articles2019-09-27T07:47:23+08:00
Selected articles by IDS researchers / academicians; Berita IDS and Borneo Review

Seminar on Youth Unemployment: Entrepreneurship as Valuable Alternative Source of Job Creation and Economic Dynamism for Youth in Sabah

Introduction   The seminar on “Youth Unemployment: Entrepreneurship as Valuable Alternative Source  of Job Creation and Economic Dynamism for Youth in Sabah” was  held on 13 September 2018 at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The one-day seminar was jointly organised by the Institute for Development Studies (Sabah), (IDS) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). The seminar was attended by 232 participants comprising of official [...]

Sabah Assistant Minister for Law and Native Affairs Visits IDS

Introduction   Sabah Assistant Minister for Law and Native Affairs, Y.B. Jannie Lasimbang made a visit to the Institute for Development Studies (Sabah) on Monday 14th January 2019. She had a discussion with IDS research committee led by the then IDS CEO Datuk Dr. Johan Arriffin Samad. Y.B. Jannie expressed her interest in IDS research expertise in assisting the ministry in native issues, policies and law.   Y.B. Jannie said that the ministry aims to create a resilient community that encompa [...]

IDS and PETRONAS Looking for Platform for Collaboration

Introduction   Chief Strategic Liaison Officer of PETRONAS, Mr. Idris Ibrahim and his team visited the Institute for Development Studies (Sabah) on Tuesday, 15 January 2019. The then IDS CEO Datuk Dr. Johan Arriffin Samad welcomed Mr. Idris and had a discussion with him which was also attended by IDS senior researchers and management members. Datuk Dr. Johan was briefed by Mr. Idris on PETRONAS’ business model opportunities and Sabah’s strategic importance to the oil and gas industry.   Dr. [...]

Pursuing Happiness

Introduction   The Institute for Development Studies (Sabah) organised a talk on Wednesday, 16 January 2019.  Y.B. Jannie Lasimbang, Assistant Minister of Law and Native Affairs and Y.B. Senator Adrian Lasimbang also attended the event in IDS Hall, Wisma SEDIA.   The Talk was initiated by the then IDS’ Chief Executive Officer Datuk Dr. Johan Arriffin Samad to establish the Institute as a learning organisation to benefit the society, in line with IDS’ objective in promoting general and profe [...]

Seminar on Gender and Literacy in Sabah: Eliminating the Gaps

  Introduction   A seminar on  “Gender and Literacy in Sabah: Eliminating the Gaps” was held on the 21st February 2019 at The Pacific Sutera, Kota Kinabalu. The one-day seminar was organised by the Institute for Development Studies (Sabah), (IDS), in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and in collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). 180 participants attented the seminar comprising of officials from government departments and agencies, Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs), [...]