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  • Blog Post: Cultivating a Love for Computer Science at Malaysia’s STEM Centre

    “Anyone can learn to program. It’s a matter of getting the right resources to understand the fundamental concepts,” said Danaraj Ram Kumar, a Malaysian Microsoft YouthSpark advocate. This is a sentiment shared by the Multimedia Development Center (MDeC), which hopes to nurture future...
  • Blog Post: Penang International Science Fair Gives Students First Taste of Coding

    When 50,000 people gather in an indoor stadium on a weekend, it’s usually to watch a sporting event. Chief Minister of Penang, Lim Guan Eng (second from left) is briefed by Jasmine Begum (right), Legal & Corporate Affairs Director of Microsoft on the importance of Coding & STEM education...
  • Blog Post: Aiding Nonprofits and Changing Lives

    Since 2005, Microsoft has been holding NGO Connection Days for international and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to exchange ideas on the ways technology can be used for social good. Working together for a better, brighter Malaysia: (from left) Ng Kian Oui, Tzu Chi Foundation; Carlos Lacerda...
  • Blog Post: Malaysia Speaks Code!

    As part of Microsoft 's global YouthSpark Initiative, Malaysia is opening doors to opportunities for anybody who wants to learn the universal language of code. Watch as celebrities, political leaders and everyday people show their support for more young people to learn to code. It's easy, fun...
  • Blog Post: A Recap of the Inaugural Week of Code in Southeast Asia

    From a 700-strong dialogue session in Vietnam, to an endorsement by US President Barack Obama during his visit to Malaysia, we can say that our Asia Pacific Week of Code has been nothing but a success! The Asia Pacific Week of Code kicked off with a blast on 21 April with thousands of youth attending...
  • Blog Post: Asia Pacific Week of Code is Here!

    There are nearly 3.5 billion people speaking more than 2000 languages in Asia Pacific. Can you imagine if there was a common language that could unite this diverse region and open doors to opportunities? Through our YouthSpark programme, Microsoft is challenging youth across Asia Pacific to do...
  • Blog Post: Celebrities Call Out for #WeSpeakCode

    We Speak Code. Do you? As part of Microsoft's global YouthSpark Initiative, and with celebrities around Asia showing their support for more young people to learn to code in school, we are proud to present a Week of Code to encourage everyone to try their first Hour of Code at code.org . It's...
  • Blog Post: Merdeka Day Celebrated with Homegrown Apps from Malaysia

    Microsoft Malaysia is celebrating the month of August by paying homage to locally made apps leading up to ‪Merdeka Day with ‪ #‎31AppsMadeInMalaysia . Every day for 31 days, one made-in-Malaysia app that is available for Windows 8 and Windows Phone will be featured. These great apps demonstrate...
  • Blog Post: Extraordinary Youth Building EPIC Homes

    What if building a home was as easy as connecting a series of cubes, a fast and relatively inexpensive process that didn't require any specialized skills or training? Three and a half years ago, this "crazy idea" came to Malaysian entrepreneur John-Son Oei , who at age 22 decided to act upon his dream...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Malaysia Reaffirms its Commitment to NGOs

    A total of 52 participants, comprising NGOs from Penang, Perak and Kedah, attended the first NGO roundtable event held in Malaysia on 5 April. Ms Yap Soo Huey, the Science and Technology officer from the Chief Minister’s office represented the Penang Tech Center and lauded the event as highly beneficial...
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