With more than 1,800 friends on Facebook help is just a click away for Dr Sia Ah Hiok when the need for student volunteers arises. Her “Need Help” postings have successfully drawn volunteers to rebuild and refurbish homes for Orang Asli, clean up a flood-hit town and raise funds to help the needy and underprivileged in society.
Sweden has not participated in any war for two centuries, has extensive welfare benefits, and has provided great infrastructure for its people. Its top diplomat in Malaysia, His Excellency Bengt G. Carlsson, Ambassador of the Swedish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, recently took the time off to share with a group of young students from INTI how Stockholm could help Kuala Lumpur become an accessible city.
An effort to nurture technology-savvy entrepreneurs through activities and projects that integrate the talents of University of Wollongong (UOW)’s students with the technological expertise of IBM, MDeC and other industry leaders took place as Technopreneur Week at INTI International College Subang (IICS).