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Academia Sinica-Fellowship Programme

22nd to 26th Sept 2014

Academia Sinica sponsored a fellowship programme for Capt. Martin A. SEBASTIAN, Centre Head for Maritime and Diplomacy. The week long fellowship focused on Capt. Martin’s research on the ecosystem approach to transnational organised crime and harmonisation of air and maritime search and rescue. The academy arranged for Dr. Tiehlin Yen, Deputy Executive Director of the Centre for Security Studies (CSS) to facilitate visits and seminars for Capt. Martin.

Dr. Tiehlin and Capt. Wayne Liu at the Naval Headquarters


Transnational organised crime, cross straits issues on law enforcement and naval-coastguard...

Hari Bertemu Pelanggan

Kuantan Port Authority [Lembaga Pelabuhan Kuantan (LPK)] has organised Meet the Client’s Day (Hari Bertemu Pelanggan) at the Perkarangan Bangunan Perdagangan, Kuantan Port Authority.

Their Pengurus Kanan Korporat dan Pembangunan, Encik MhamadPFuzi bin Mohamad Nazir officiated the day.  The programmed was organised for the public and supported by eleven (11) agencies under Ministry of Transport which were  the Marine Department HQ, Bintulu Port Authority, Jabatan Keselamatan Kerja Raya (JKJR), Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan (JPJ), Perbadanan Aset Keretapi (PAK), Kuantan Port Authority (LPK), Malaysian Airport Berhad (MAB),  Pusat Pemeriksaan Kenderaan Berkomputer (PUSPAKOM) Sdn Bhd together with...

Maritime Governance in 21st Century Asia

Cambridge University
10-12 September 2014

The Centre for Rising Powers (CRP) in Cambridge University, United Kingdom has embarked on a five-year project to address common maritime security challenges in Asia. The inaugural discussion was held in the Alison Richards Building which gathered notable scholars to generate cutting-edge and feasible research questions and methodologies to be pursued by policy makers, analysts and scholars over the next few years of the project.

Dr. Amrita Narlikar, Director of the Centre for Rising Powers and Dr. Kun-Chin Lin, University of Cambridge started the discussion. Capt. Martin A. Sebastian, Centre Head for...

Initiatives on green transportation and addressing climate change

National Working Group Meeting on Green Transportation and Climate Change No. 1/2014 

With the Ministry of Transport as the focal point, a Working Group (WG) on Green Transportation and Climate Change has been established at the national level. The group consists of 18 members from ministries, agencies and organisations covering land, air and maritime transportation. Cheryl Rita Kaur of the Centre for Coastal and Marine Environment, MIMA attended the recent meeting. 

The meeting discussed the Terms of Reference and membership in the WG, specific action plan and activities planned under each of the thrusts identified...

Preparing for the Third National Communication to the UNFCCC

Port Dickson
28-29 August 2014    

Malaysia submitted the Initial National Communication (INC) to the UNFCCC Secretariat in 2000 and the Second National Communication in 2011, in response to national obligations under the UNFCCC. The Conference of Parties (COP) of the UNFCCC in its 16th Session in December 2010 decided further that developing country Parties should also submit Biennial Update Reporting (BUR) in addition to the National Communication. In December 2011, the COP adopted guidelines for the BUR where it stated the need to include information on national circumstances and institutional arrangements, greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories, information pertaining to...