In a nutshell…
The idea for The Borneo Post SEEDS began about a year ago, first as an idea as a weekly print-publication, and then more recently as a website.
Our mission is to give young adults a voice and a face in the news, and the chance to tell us what's relevant to them whether it's through this site's forums, email, our Facebook and twitter pages.
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Lighting up rural areas the ‘smart’..
By Patricia Hului @pattbpseeds HAVE YOU GONE OFF the grid before? Gone out of town where there is no electricity to charge your phone or even switch on the light? Do you know five per cent of the East Malaysian population still has no access to electricity compared to 0.5 per cent in Peninsular Malaysia? We are not alone. According to Sir Brian Heap, the senior advisor for Smart Villages initiative project, there are 1.2 billion people in the world who do not have access to electricity. The Smart Villages initiative was brought about last year by the Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust (CMEDT), Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre (MCSC), and the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC). The initiative aims to look at technical, entrepreneurial and policy solutions to provide sustainable energy for development in off-gridProject Details
Get engaged in three Green Acts
YOUTH GREEN X-CHANGE: YOUTH IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT “Planet Earth – it’s the only home we have.” Even though we know this to be true, how do we actually think, feel and act about this? Maybe we could start by asking ourselves simple questions: are we consuming more than what we need? Are we acting as if we had more than one Earth? A talk by Tzu Chi foundation at the Youth Green X-Change seminar kickstarted last year served as an eye-opener. Knowing now that very little lifestyle adjustments can bring about huge beneficial changes, the talk is very much worth sharing. The essence of the talk was about integrating or taking pledges on three green acts: to practice mindful eating, to live environmentally-friendly lifestyles and to choose frugal living. ACT 1 : MINDFUL EATING √ Less Meat, More Veggies: Try vegetarianismProject Details
By Jude Toyat @judetbpseeds DESCRIBING HERSELF AS FRIENDLY and bubbly, Lydia Shafrina Suhaili is one of Sarawak’s fresh talents on Sarawak’s local music scene, and dreams of making it big in the music industry. Born and raised in Kuching, the 20-year-old singer has been passionate about singing since she was five years old, participating in singing competitions even as early as kindergarten here in Kuching. “I had never been to any singing classes before, and the only one that I had attended were classes by professional vocal coaches, Chris and Carla from Spotlight 2014,” she said when interviewed by The Borneo Post SEEDS during a high tea buffet at Café Majestic recently. Spotlight is a reality programme by Cinqasa Sdn Bhd in partnership with RTM and Celcom, focusing on looking for the best singers or vocalists aroundProject Details
Saturday, 24 Jan 2015
Volunteering for self-worthBy Jude Toyat @judetbpseeds THE KUCHING NORTH CITY Commission (DBKU) ended its four-day Majlis Agenda DBKU 2015 on January 11 with their ...
Weaving the future of traditional ‘bergerang’ matsBy Jude Toyat @judetbpseeds IN THE FACE OF modernisation and ...
Friday, 30 Jan 2015
Lighting up rural areas the ‘smart’ wayBy Patricia Hului @pattbpseeds HAVE YOU GONE OFF the grid before? Gone out of town where there is no electricity to charge your phone or ...
Curtin students part of big winners at IPTC Education Week in Kuala LumpurMiri: Students from Curtin University’s main campus in Perth, Australia ...
Thursday, 29 Jan 2015
Get engaged in three Green ActsYOUTH GREEN X-CHANGE: YOUTH IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT “Planet Earth – it’s the only home we have.” Even though we know this to ...
Friday, 16 Jan 2015