Monday, July 26, 2021

Mohammad Medan Abdullah

Globalisation of business

TAKE A STEP BACK   In this second of a two-part series, the writer reminisces about his Petronas journey following his graduation in 1982.    Sometime back, when I was helming MLNG, there was the Petronas initiative, the brainchild of Tan...

From scholar to employee

In this first of a two-part series, the writer gives a peek into his Petronas journey following his graduation in 1982. Part two will appear next week. I was one of six law students from Sarawak in our batch of...

My sape journey and its lessons

MY journey of learning how to play the sape, the ubiquitous traditional stringed lute of Borneo, is a metaphor in the search for one’s roots.   Like the leaves of the trees, which will never go far but will eventually...

Of names and a mother’s lesson on humility

By Datuk Mohammad Medan Abdullah MY mother’s maiden name was ‘Ubung Ayab’; ‘Ubung’, Bulan, Dayang, Lipang and Supang are common traditional names for girls of the Kelabit tribe. Soon after her first child and, according to a unique feature of...

I stood in the house of Abraham

Visiting the house of Abraham was a surreal experience. An unexpected privilege. By Datuk Mohammad Medan Abdullah Recently, I read an article about Pope Francis’ visit to the ruins of Ur, in southern Iraq. The visit was in March 2021 where...

Inaction, poor coordination a risky gamble

Households should be encouraged to install solar panels for their energy needs By Datuk Mohammad Medan Abdullah The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption, causing simultaneous lockdowns around the world. Countries and major corporations around the world are at a loss...

A paradigm shift needed to see opportunities

By Datuk Mohammad Medan Abdullah The Covid-19 pandemic that is currently raging across the world has brought into sharp focus the subject of personal and public hygiene.   The spotlight on personal and public hygiene is important and timely because it helps...
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Covid-19 takes a big toll on sports

The world’s going to be different for a long time, so if you’re not getting nose-swabbed in the next...
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