Monday, 18 February 2013

UWA DIA Awards

The UWA Distinguished International Alumnus Awards (DIA Awards) is presented to UWA's international graduates. It serves to enhance UWA's reputation in the global arena. The Award is made to an alumnus who, having completed a UWA degree as an international student, has subsequently made an outstanding contribution to a country or countries other than Australia. - Source: Taken from Uniview, The University of Western Australia, Vol. 32, No. 1, Summer 2013, page 37.

List of Uniview publications

Past recipients

  • Mr Ramli Ibrahim (Malaysia)
  • Dr Roland Dom Mattu (Malaysia)
  • Prof. Emeritus Dato' Dr Noramly bin Muslim (Malaysia)
  • Emeritus Professor Dato' Dr Hood Mohamed Salleh (Malaysia)
  • Dato' Sri Wong Soon Koh (Malaysia)
  • Dr Narongchai Akrasanee (Thailand)
  • Assoc. Prof. Varakorn Samakoses (Thailand)
  • The Hon. Pak Boediono (Indonesia). His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono is the Vice-President of Indonesia. He contributed to the Indonesian culture and language that bonds Indonesia and Australia till today. The Boediono Scholarship is named in his honour and is available for UWA students to study Indonesian culture and language either at UWA or in Indonesia. Read more at Uniview.
  • Dato' Mohamed Zain bin Yusuf (Malaysia)
  • Dato' Syed Abdul Jabbar bin Syed Hassan (Malaysia)
  • Dr Michael Fam Yue-Onn (Singapore)
  • The Hon. Yeo Cheow Tong (Singapore)
  • YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Ibrahim Menudin (Malaysia)

MB Pahang

From Wikipedia

This is a list of names of Pahang's Menteri Besar (MB Pahang) that Affandi picked up at an office in KL when our son went for a job interview.

1. Dato' Setia Wangsa
Sir Mahmud bin Mat
1/2/48 - 1/2/51

2. YAM Tengku Panglima Perang
Tengku Mohamad Ibni Almarhum Sultan Ahmad
1/2/51 - 1/2/55

3. Orang Kaya Indra Shahbandar
Tun Abdul Razak bin Dato' Hussien
1/2/55 - 15/6/55

4. YAM Tengku Panglima Perang
15/6/55 - 8/1/57

5. Dato' Kurnia Paduka Raja
Abdullah bin Tok Muda Ibrahim
9/1/57 - 18/7/59

6. Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan
Wan Abdul Aziz bin Engku Hj Abdullah
18/7/59 - 5/5/64

7. Tok Pentara Raja, Dato
Tan Sri Yahaya bin Haji Mohd Seth, PJK, JP, JMN
5/5/64 - 31/8/72

From Who's Who in Malaysia 1971-1972
Dr Mohamed bin Taib (2L), Tan Sri Yahaya bin Haji Mohd Seth (2R) and 2 other men at Sg Pahang riverfront, c. May 1964-August 1972. Photo from Puan Rozinah Mohamed.

8. Dato Kurnia Bestari
Hj Abdul Aziz bin Ahmad
1/9/72 - 31/8/74

9. Dato Sri Mohamad bin Jusoh
1/9/74 - 18/7/78

10. Hj Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar
19/7/78 - 17/11/81

11. Dato Hj Abdul Rashid bin Abdul Rahman
17/11/81 - 4/5/82

12. Orang Kaya Indera Shahbandar
Dato' Seri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak
15/5/82 - 13/8/86

13. Tun Tan Sri Mohd Khalil bin Yaakob
14/8/86 - 22/5/99

14. Dato Seri Adnan Yaakob
25/5/99 - current