My name is Dermot Devlin, I come from a small village called Greencastle in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Much like Greencastle,...
This author hasn't written their bio yet.
Webmaster has contributed 37 entries to our website, so far.
‘Whamonster’ seeks inspiration from the moving world around her; the stories of people she meets and by actively observing the motions of life
A fashion show like none other – the conventional tall and slender runway models were this time replaced by persons with disabilities
This is no ordinary man that we ought to remember, says Zhariff Afandi, adding that we lost an amazing person, brother, friend, son, husband and a true Malaysian hero.
12-year-old Thaqif Making Waves as Malaysia’s Youngest Game Developer, Muhammad Thaqif’s story has become a hit not just in Malaysia but also internationally. Who is he and what has he achieved? Read on and be inspired!
Minderjit Kaur* is a wheelchair-bound Differently Abled Individual (OKU) who has been looking for employment for the past two years, but without much luck. She is part of almost 500,000 persons with disabilities (PWD) who can become part of the country’s work force and contribute to the nation’s economy, if given the chance. Unfortunately, the doors are simply not fully opened for people like Minderjit and the rest. However, all is not gloom and doom for these persons with disabilities.
Irwan Malius has the magic to turn seemingly boring subjects like Study of Religions, TITAS, Malaysian Studies and Constitution into a fun and engaging learning experience. These subjects under mata pelajaran umum (MPU) – or general education subjects – are compulsory for pre-university qualifications in private colleges and universities in Malaysia. To make the teaching experience interesting for his students, he organises field trips to religious places and art galleries, or have them perform sketches for class, or make models about ancient civilizations.
Prem Rawat’s biggest attribute as a Peace Ambassador, as he’s known around the globe, is his ability to speak with great candour from the heart. This inherent ability has been there from childhood, when from the age of four, he began displaying signs of spiritual precocity. Still only a child, the cherubic youngster with his trademark heart-warming smile kicked off his international work before the age of 13. It is a journey of ‘meeting people and not nations’, says the soft-spoken spiritual guru frequently, who was in Kuala Lumpur recently.
Mark Ormrod does not give up easily. And he is not one who agrees to be wheelchair-bound for life. The former Royal Marine commando became the first triple amputee to survive Afghanistan, after stepping on an improvised explosive device during a routine patrol on Christmas Eve 2007. He was told he was unlikely to walk again, that he was in a wheelchair for life.
Diversity in the workplace begins with an improved hiring process with the aim of promoting inclusivity of every segment of the community, including one community often overlooked for their great potential – people living with disabilities. As inclusivity being the main focus, Specialjobs.com.my, a free online job portal, marks a milestone in increasing employment opportunities among the differently abled persons by connecting them with suitable employers and vice versa.