In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Malaysia is facing numerous issues that may cripple its socio-economic growth if not handled properly. Therefore, ASM has conducted a Facebook Live with the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI) titled Penyesuaian Terhadap Cabaran COVID-19 (Adapting to Challenges of COVID-19).
The Facebook Live Session featured MOSTI Minister YB Khairy Jamaluddin as the moderator. Three ASM Fellows were invited to share their expert knowledge and opinions: Professor Datuk Dr Awg Bulgiba Awg Mahmud FASc, Professor Dr Mahendhiran Nair FASc and Professor Dr Shamala Devi K.C. Sekaran FASc.
A visit to the Royal Society in the United Kingdom with the objective to understand the daily operations of the country’s first learned society was carried out by ASM Bureau of International Affairs Executive, Ms Nurhanani Zainuddin on 18 February 2019.
The 2019 Meeting was officiated by Deputy Minister of MESTECC, YB Madam Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis. Key persons during this Meeting were made up of Merdeka Laureates as well as two guest experts from the industry.
The United Nation defines gender mainstreaming (GM) as the public policy concept of assessing the different implications for people of different genders of any planned policy action, including legislation and programmes, in all areas and levels
The annual YSN-ASM colloquium was held at Berjaya Hills Golf Club, Bukit Tinggi from 7 to 9 December 2018. The theme of this year’s colloquium was “Glocalise the Impact”. The annual colloquium was officiated by the President of ASM, Professor Datuk Dr Asma Ismail FASc.