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AWARD DESCRIPTION The TOYPS Award is designed in the shape of the Castle. It signifies the importance of the Castle in the game of Chess. It defends and protects the King, Queen, Bishops and Knights. The Youth Today relates to the Castle as in safeguarding and preserving the future of our community, nation and world.

C. William Brownfield, author of the JCI Creed

OUR CREED We believe: That faith in God gives meaning and Purpose to Human life; That the brotherhood of man transcends the sovereignty of nations; That the economic justice can best be won by free man through free enterprise; That government should be of laws rather than of men; That earth’s great treasure lies in human personality; And that service to humanity is the best work of life.

THE MISSION ...To contribute to the advancement of the global community by providing the opportunity for young people to develop the leadership skills, social responsibility, entrepreneurship and fellowship necessary to create positive change.


ORGANISING COMMITTEE DONALD STEPHENS Organising Chairman

NEELKRISH PERUMAL TONY HSING ANDREW CHONG BENJAMIN LO Ex-Officio & Advisors

ALAN OH Deputy Organising Chairman – Promotion & Marketing

The two horizontal lines represent the wind and the square represents land which is the representation of

“Land Below the Wind”, in essence the state of SABAH.

YUAN MENG HUAT Deputy Organising Chairman – Nomination & Judging

PETER LIAU Deputy Organising Chairman – Gala Dinner

PETRUS MAJUNTIN Project Secretary

JACKSON TSEU Project Treasurer

VIVIEN LEE Editor

MELVIN HO Graphic, Image, Multimedia and Trophy Design

IRENE CHAN Programme Manager

DAPHNE FU Floor / Food & Beverage Manager

ALBERT OH CHARLES LIM Stage, Sound & Lighting Manager I & II

GARY RAMESHVARAN Ticketing Manager

KARIS CHONG Logistics / Accommodation Manager


MESSAGE It gives me great pleasure to accept your invitation to be the guest of honour for The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah (TOYPS) 2007 Awards Ceremony Gala Dinner. First, I would like to express my appreciation to JCI Kota Kinabalu and the Organising Committee for their dedication to make TOYPS a success and remarkable programme. We are a nation that is celebrating one whole month of Kemerdekaan happiness. It is important to note that seventy-five percent of Malaysians are born after Merdeka. This indicates the significance of the role of young Malaysians in shaping our nation’s future. Sabahans and other Malaysians alike must be reminded of the history of our forefather’s

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hardship and tribulations in achieving the independence of our country. Our past glory and their sacrifices must not go in vain, now the future is in our hands, and the destiny of the nation lies in the youths of today. We are proud that The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah serves as an inspirational example and incentive to young Sabahans and Malaysians in general to forge ahead to achieve greater heights for the development and welfare of the State of Sabah. We wish to make the state of Sabah as a catalyst for young individuals to develop their talents to benefit

YB DATUK SERI PANGLIMA JOSEPH PAIRIN KITINGAN, JP DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER/ MINISTER OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

our state in all fields. On behalf of the State of Sabah I wish to congratulate the recipients of the Outstanding Young Person Award of Sabah. Your achievements are an inspiration to all Sabahans and other Malaysians in general. Congratulations!

GUEST OF HONOR Thank you.

Y. B. Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Pairin Kitingan, J.P.


MESSAGE PERUTUSAN

MENTERI BEIA DAN SUKAN SABAH Syabas dan tahniah sekali lagi kepada Junior Chamber International Kota Kinabalu dalam menganjurkan “The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah” (TOYPS) 2007. Saya percaya penganjuran TOYPS ini memberi kesan kepada masyarakat dan pelbagai lapisan kerana ianya meliputi pelbagai kategori dan perniagaan, politik ke bidang seperti keagamaan. Sebagai generasi pelapis, saya sekali lagi ingin menyuarakan kebangaan saya kepada pihak

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penganjur yang juga merupakan generasi muda. Saya dapat melihat bahawa acara ini adalah acara generasi muda, golongan remaja menganjur dan golongan remaja juga yang bakal menerima anugerah-anugerah yang telah disediakan. Saya berharap agar usaha murni ini akan berkekalan dan kerjasama yang erat ini diteruskan dalam usaha membawa generasi muda kea rah yang maju.

YB DATUK LIEW YUN FAH MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS

(BRIGED JEN. DATUK LIEW YUN FAH)

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MESSAGE Dear Fellow JCI members and Special Guest It is a pleasure for me to congratulate JCI Kota Kinabalu for organising The Outstanding

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Young Person of Sabah (TOYPS) 2007. The outstanding individuals being honored this year have set very high standards for themselves and refuse to accept anything less than excellence. Through this mindset they have overcome obstacles and accomplished extraordinary success in their personal and professional lives. Each honoree demonstrates how a single individual has the power to create positive change in the world around them. These individuals have illustrated passionate, creative and innovative thinking and they are an inspiration to each of us to reach inside ourselves to achieve more than we ever thought possible. Let us follow their lead in our own lives and in the work we do for JCI as we explore opportunities to positively impact our communities.

JCI Senator

SCOTT GREELEE JCI PRESIDENT


MESSAGE 4 “C”s - The Change Roadmap To Build Brand Identity Communication . Commitment . Continuity . Cash ��

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Dear members of JCI Malaysia, It is an honor and a pleasure to pen a few words in The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah souvenir magazine organized by JCI Kota Kinabalu. To begin with, people are frequently known to turn their poorness, failures, heartbreaks, and other such adversities into success. Trials and tribulations give people the power to live strongly, the strength to care for the weak, and the courage to challenge the new. In other words, they are what create “tough” people with outstanding human capacity. The world today needs more “tough” people. They hold the key to invigorating society, promoting innovations, and bringing economic growth. It is precisely these “tough” people who have the potential to transform the world into a “tough” world full of hope. We’ll set the goals high, and it will take the commitment and contribution of the people to reach it, but I know that with the passion to be better, we can do it. The next generation of the mankind is counting on us and The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah Awards program indeed provides a good platform to recognize the “tough” people. I congratulate JCI Kota Kinabalu under the leadership of President Neelkrish and Organising Chairman JCI Sen Donald Steven for organizing such a meaningful event which certainly benefit the community of Sabah and Malaysia as a whole. Let’s continue to create better leader to create better society!.

BE BETTER Yours in Junior Chamber, JCI Senator Law Lee Kiau National President 2007 Junior Chamber International Malaysia

JCI Senator

LAW LEE KIAU JCI MALAYSIA NATIONAL PRESIDENT 2007


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Greetings! It is indeed my greatest pleasure to welcome each and every one of our distinguished guests to The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah Awards Ceremony Gala Dinner. This auspicious event shall bear witness the recognition given to some of Sabah’s very own outstanding young individuals who have contributed much to our beloved State. As the 2007 President of Kota Kinabalu Junior Chamber, it is indeed a great honor to host The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah (TOYPS) Awards for 2007. As one of the leadership organization for young people, we are proud to give due recognition to deserving young people who have excelled in their fields and contributed much towards our society. I am sure the Awards recipients will inspire others by their selfless dedication, thereby triggering positive change in our community. I would like to thank the Sabah Youth & Sports Ministry, Sabah Bumiputera Chambers

NEELKRISH PERUMAL JCI KOTA KINABALU PRESIDENT 2007

of Commerce and the Kadazan Chambers of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) for their endorsement and kind support rendered towards the project. My gratitude also goes to the Chief Judge for TOYPS, Datuk Masidi Manjun and the team of distinguished judges for their valuable time and kind support. Their professionalism no doubt has raised the Awards to another level of distinctioan. I would also like to thank our Guest of Honor, Yg. Berhormat Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Pairin Kitingan, the Deputy Chief Minister of Sabah cum Minister of Rural Development, for your gracious presence tonight. Last but not least, my heartiest congratulations to the Organising Chairperson, JCI Sen. Donald Stephens and his team of extremely dedicated committee members who have worked tirelessly for the last few months. Their dedication and enthusiasm have contributed to the huge success as you see tonight. Thank you !


MESSAGE Greetings and welcome to all! ��

It is a great honour to be the Organising Chairman for The Outstanding Young Person of

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Sabah (TOYPS) 2007. We would like to thank the guest of honor, Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Pairin Kitingan and the government of Sabah for the support of this inaugural programme. The committee also wishes to thank YB Datuk Masidi Manjun, for accepting the responsibility of being Chief Judge and his wisdom and advice. His continual encouragement has motivated us all. We like to express our appreciation to YB Datuk Liew Yun Fah and the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the continuous support and endorsement of the project. It is also a great honour to continue to work with the Sabah Bumiputera Chamber of Commerce and the Kadazandusun Chamber of Commerce and Industry. They have endorsed and supported JCI Kinabalu for the Sabah Young Manager in 1999 and 2001. We hope this relationship will continue to prosper and grow. Our sincere appreciation to all the judges for their wisdom, discernment and time sacrificed in the judging process. We have to thank all our sponsors and advertisers for allowing us the financially ability to organize this project. I have to thank the committee members for the incredible and positive work that has been done and I appreciate the hard work! From this experience I have personally gain greater insights. It is humbling to learn from amongst our nominees who are talented and dedicated individuals and the scope of achievement that they have made. It has been inspirational to learn and experience through this programme what life has to offer and the motivation to give more to this world.

God Bless and congratulations to all!

JCI Senator

DONALD STEPHENS ORGANISING CHAIRMAN


Great hope and endeavour are invested in this project by JCI KK in order to achieve its

3 main objectives.

Objective 1

To accord recognition to young Sabahan and Malaysian individuals in Sabah whose dedication to their profession or life undertakings has resulted to the progress or welfare of the community(Sabah, Malaysia and the World) and the advancement of their respective field

Objective 2

To create public awareness and give recognition to outstanding achievements, thereby inspiring young Malaysian to greater heights with selfless dedication for the development of the community

Objective 3 THE OUTSTANDING YOUNG PERSON OF SABAH (TOYPS) is an award organized by the Junior Chamber International Kota Kinabalu (JCI KK) to recognize young Sabahan and Malaysian individuals in Sabah who has dedicated themselves to the progress or welfare of the community at large. There are many young Sabahan and Malaysian individuals that have excelled in their field of profession, practice and endeavour. Some are known by the public but some have excelled in obscurity making them unsung heroes of their field. TOYPS

To promote a variety of industries in Sabah with the goal of contributing towards national development and growth

The Categories

In our pursuit to recognize these individuals, TOYPS adopts 10 categories: • Business, Economic or Entrepreneurial accomplishment • Political, legal and government affairs • Academic leadership and accomplishment

organized by JCI KK main objective is to recognize both these

• Cultural and Artistic achievement

groups of individuals. JCI KK believes that recognizing these

• Moral and religious leadership

individuals is a form of social responsibility to the community.

• Contribution to children, world peace, nature or human rights

TOYPS organized by a team of young, innovative and

• Humanitarian and Voluntary Services

aspiring Malaysian individuals from JCI KK and JCI Jesselton

• Scientific and Technological Development

Entrepreneur. TOYPS is endorsed and supported by the Sabah Ministry of Youth and Sports, Dewan Perniagaan Bumiputra Sabah, Kadazandusun Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

• Personal Improvement and Accomplishment • Medical Innovation For further description of these categories please visit us at www.jcikk.or g

The winner of TOYPS award will be honoured by being nominated for The Outstanding Young Malaysian (TOYM) Award


JCI VISION The dream and purpose of Junior Chamber are most clearly expressed in the word of founder Henry “Hy” Giessenbier who said: “From within the walls of the soul of this organization, wherein the foundation of character and citizenship are laid, I hope a message will come forth in the sometime of tomorrow that will stir people toward the establishment of a permanent and everlasting world peace. Henry Giessenbier 1892 - 1932

What is Junior Chamber International? Junior Chamber International(JCI) is a voluntary global organization of youths that is committed to leadership and entrepreneurial development. JCI provides the opportunity to young people to develop leadership skills, social responsibility, entrepreneurship and fellowship.


CURRENT FACTS 2007 NAME

Junior Chamber International Malaysia (JCIM) is a National Organization of the Junior Chamber International chapters in Malaysia. This organization is affiliated to Junior Chamber International (JCI), a worldwide leadership development organization for young people between 18 to 40, which welcome all nationalities, races and religions.

MEMBERSHIP

There are about 1350 Malaysian members from 39 chapters (LOMs) in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. PURPOSE The purpose of Junior Chamber, as outlined in the JCIM Constitution are to contribute to the advancement of the Global Community by providing the opportunity for young people to develop the leadership skills, social responsibilities, entrepreneurship and fellowship necessary to create positive change.

HISTORY

The first Junior Chamber was found in St. Louis Missouri, USA, on the 13th day of October 1915. On 11th December 1944 in Mexico City, the World Organization – Junior Chamber International was founded. Junior Chamber Malaysia began as a separate organization in early 1954, i.e. Peninsular, Sabah and Sarawak. However, in 1976 they merged to form Jaycees Malaysia but maintained their regional status. It was only in 1981 that the three regional organizations were dissolved giving way to the present National Organization. The National Organization was changed from Jaycees Malaysia to Junior Chamber Malaysia in 1992. It is currently known as Junior Chamber International Malaysia (JCI Malaysia). 2007 JCI WORLD PRESIDENT Scott Greenlee, JCI USA 2007 JCI EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, AREA B Jun Sup Shin, JCI Korea 2007 JCI VICE PRESIDENT ASSIGNED TO MALAYSIA Kevin Kuo, JCI Taiwan JCI Slogan : BE BETTER

2007 NATIONAL PRESIDENT’S CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS 5-01, Jalan Titiwangsa 3/3, Taman Tampoi Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor JCIM HEADQUARTERS No. 19-3, Jalan 8/55A, Taman Setiawangsa, 54200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tel: 603-42534866 Fax: 603-42529496 email: info@jcimalaysia. cc Official Publication PEMIMPIN printed quarterlly in English and circulated to all members, relevant Government Departments, and other interested individuals JUNIOR CHAMBER MALAYSIA WEBSITE www.jcimalaysia.cc JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE www.jci.cc 2007 AREA PENINSULAR CONVENTION 28 – 30 April 2007 hosted by JCI Kuala Lumpur 2007 AREA SARAWAK CONVENTION 6 – 8 April 2007 hosted by JCI Sibu 2007 AREA SABAH CONVENTION To be hosted by JCI Intan 2007 JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL MALAYSIA ACADEMY 13 – 16 October 2007, hosted by JCI Mandarin Sibu 2007 ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION The 32nd Annual National Convention will be hosted by JCI Sarikei from 18 to 20 October 2007. 2007 JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL AREA CONFERENCE The JCI Asia Pacific Conference (ASPAC) will be held in Chung Li, Taiwan from May 31 2007 to June 3, 2007 2007 JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL WORLD CONGRESS The 62nd Junior Chamber International World Congress will be held from 5 to 10 November 2007 in Antalya, Turkey

2007 NATIONAL PRESIDENT Law Lee Kiau from Junior Chamber International Johor Bahru, Johor, member since 1996 and Managing Director by profession

2007 JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY To be advised

2007 NATIONAL PRESIDENTIAL FOCUS 4”C”s – The Change Roadmap To Build Brand Identity

4”C”s – The Change Roadmap To Build Brand Identity

2007 National President Focus


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The idea of setting up KKJC started in 1959. The three people closely associated in the formation the first chapter in Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu) were En. Fauzi Patel, Mr. John Hii and Mr. Michael Chen. Fauzi Patel was with the Sabah Times and was on a study tour to Australia. The tour was hosted by the Nombour Junior Chamber, Queensland. The study tour motivated him. About the same time John Hii, was manager of M/S Jardine Waugh Co. and was on a training course in London. He attended the 11th JCI World Congress in Paris. He was impressed with the friendliness, warmth and charm of the participants of the world congress. Michael Chen, then the Manager of Cathay Cinema, was contacted by Fauzi Patel and John Hii and the idea was mooted to start recruiting members for a Junior Chamber for Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu). In January 1962 a meeting was held with the attendance of Lee Choon Fatt, Robert De Souza, John Su and Geogre Chin to discuss the matter further. On the 1st July 1962 the 1st Organisational Meeting was held at the Jesselton Recreation Club. There were seveteen members present; RD Patel, John Hii Michael Chen, Lee Choon Fatt, Robert De Souza, John Su, Teo Geok Seang, Yuen Peng Cheng, Mak Sin Loong, Ho Fook Kee, Lim Kim Jee, Lim Beng Aun, John Foo, Spencer Lim, Peter Soong and Liew Yun Choi. The Jesselton Junior Chamber was created with the following PROTEM officers; Ag. Chairman : John Hii Directors: Teo Geok Seng VP (External) : George Chin Hoo Fook Kee VP(Internal) : Lee Choon Fatt Yeun Peng Cheng Secretary : RD Patel Mak Sin Loong Treasurer : Michael Chen The Inauguration General Meeting, held on 2nd November 1962, produced the following Board of Directors; President : George Chin Directors: Lawrence Liew VP (External) : Lee Choon Fatt Lim Su Seng VP(Internal) : John Hii Michael Chen Secretary : James Yapp E. Patel Treasurer : Foo Tiang Keng

Among KKJC’s proud achievement in promoting Jaycess are;

sponsored Tanjung Aru and Penampang Jaycees in 1980; sponsored Intan Jaycees in 1985, signed sisterhood pacts with Manila Jaycees (1981), City Jaycees, Sinapore (1983) and Lu Chu Jaycees, ROC, 1985, hosted JCM National Convention in 1978, 19 82, 1996 and 2005.


Datuk Lau Kok Sing (Judge)

Datuk Masidi Manjun (Chief Judge)

• The United Sabah Chinese

• Honouree of The Outstanding Young Malaysian (TOYM) 1986 • Academic Qualification: - Bachelor of Law (Hons) London University

(External Degree 1977) - Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn – 1977) • Current Position: Miniter of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah (4th May 2007 – until now)

Position held previously (Government Agencies/ Council) • 2004-2007 Minister of Youth and Sports Sabah • 2004-2007 Chairman of KOSAN • 2004-2007 Chairman of Sabah Sports Council • 2004-2007 Member of Malaysian Sports Council • 1994-2004 Chairman of Institute for Development Studies Sabah (IDS) • 1987-1990 Senior Legal Advisor at Sabah State Attorney General’s Chambers • 1983-1987 Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Sabah • 1982-1983 District Officer of Sandakan • 1980-1982 District Officer of Tuaran • 1977-1980 Legal Advisor to Sabah Forestry Department

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Political Career • 2004-Now Sabah State of Legislatively Assemblyman • 2006-Now Chairman of Barisan National Ranau • 2004-Now Head of Ranau UMNO Division • 1994-Now Assistant Secretary to UMNO Sabah

Communities Association of Kota Kinabalu - President Kota Kinabalu Hokkien Association Chairman Kota Kinabalu Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry - 1st VicePresident Kian Kok Secondary School - Vice President Sabah United Chinese Chamber of Commerce - Treasurer The Federation of Hokkien Associations Sabah - Committee Member

Kim Teck Cheong Sdn Bhd - Managing Director Kim Teck Cheong (Tawau) Sdn Bhd - Chairman/ MD AMDA Marketing (Sabah) Sdn Bhd - Chairman/ MD Kim Teck Cheong Cold Chain Sdn Bhd - Chairman/ MD Kim Teck Huat Enterprise Sdn Bhd - Chairman KTC (Sabah) Sdn Bhd - Chairman/ MD

Ybhg. Datuk Haji Ahmad Ali Bin Lope Abdul Aziz (Judge)

PANEL OF JUDGES Datuk Adeline Leong (Judge) Datuk Adeline Leong was the former Director of the Sabah State Library and the past President of the Kota Kinabalu Municipal Council. She was also the past President of the Sandakan Municipal Council, a post which she held for 5 years from 2000-2004. She has served 31 years in the State Government service and retired in December 2004. She is now the Executive Director of a Training Consultant company offering OUM Executive Diploma courses and corporate training. She was active in Jaycees International, a leadership development organization for young people for 17

years and has held positions at the local, national and international levels. Her last position was JCI Executive Vice President in 1987. She was the first Chairperson of the Sabah Women’s Advisory Council from 1988-1990. She is also actively involved with the Toastmasters, an organization which assist individuals to develop their communication skills. She held the post of District Governor of the Southeast Asia District in 1998. She is married to Mr Casey Leong of IEC, International Education Consultancy for overseas studies and teaching of English. They have two children, Jasmine and Andre.


Pn. Suzannah Liaw Siew Yea (Judge) Chong Choon Kim (Judge) • • • •

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Academic Qualification Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) Professional Membership Member of Royal Institute of Surveyors, UK(MRICS) • Fellow of the Institute of Surveyors, Malaysia • Professional Working Experience 1977 to date Managing Director, C.H Williams, Talhar & Wong (Sabah) Sdn Bhd • 1971-1976 As Government Valuer with the State Lands & Surveys Department, Kota Kinabalu • Voluntary Social Organisation • Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) Member (1976 – 1984) - Past President 1979 JCI Senator Association - Member Hin Ann Association - Member Gabungan Persatuan Hokkien Sabah - President (present) Dewan Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu - Ahli Penasihat DBKK

YBhg. Datuk Haji Ahmad Ali Bin Lope Abdul Aziz, PGDK, ADK, BSK, PPN has an illustrious career in many organizations. His experience is not only drawn from both private and local government organizations but also extends to organizations of international and global standing. Currently, he is the President of the Sabah Bumiputera Chamber of Commerce and also an advisor to the Kota Kinabalu City Hall. Additionally, he is a Board of Director of Malaysian Employee’s Provident Fund and the 1st MATRADE (Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation Board of Directors for East Malaysia). TBhg Datuk is an Entrepreneur and holds directorship in 11 companies dealing with Construction, properties development, general trading and tourism. Academically,

he has an Executive Master Degree in Business Administration, an International Certificate in Sport Management and a Diploma in Entrepreneurial Management. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Management, London, UK, a Full Ordinary Member of the Agricultural Institute of Malaysia and a Full Member of the Institute of Professional Managers. For his illustrious services to Malaysia and other international organization he was awarded the Sabah State Award Medal of Honour First Class (BSK), Federal Government Award- Medal of Honour (PPN) and Datukship from the State of Sabah (PGDK), for his service to the Junior Chamber International (JCI), he was awarded an International life membership award – JCI Senator

Qualifications/ Short Courses • B.A. (Hons) Political Economy, Major in Economics (UK 1979) • 5th Senior Management Development Program, Harvard Business School, Harvard University, organized by Harvard Business School Alumni Malacca 31 Jul – 18 August 1990 • Project Investment Appraisal & Management, Harvard Institute for International Development, Harvard University, Cambridge USA, 25 June – 18 August 1990 Position & Working Experience • 2005-Now - Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Youth & Sports • 2001-2005 - Deputy Director (Sectorial), State Economic Planning Unit, Chief Minister’s Department • 1995-2000 - Director, State Privatization Unit, Chief Minister’s Department • 1986-1994 - Principle Assistant Secretary, Financial Review Division, Ministry of Finance • 1983-1985 - Senior Economist, State Treasury Department, Ministry of Finance • 1982-1983 - Assistant Secretary, Research & Economic Division, Ministry of Finance • 1979-1982 - Assistant Director, Bumiputera Participation Unit, Chief Minister’s Department Directorship/ Membership • 2006-2007 - Member of National Executive Youth & Sports Coordination Committee, Secretary, State Sports Council • Member of National Youth Consultative Committee, Secretary, State Youth Consultative Council • 2005-2007 - Ex-official member of Sabah Sports Boards (SSB), Chairman, Finance and Tenders Committee, SSB

Message It is gratifying to note that Junior Chamber International Kota Kinabalu (JCIKK) led by its Past National and Chapter President JCI Senator Donald Stephens and his committee is again in the forefront, this time leading the organization in organizing a prestigious project “The Outstanding Young Person of Sabah” (TOYPS) for the first time. This exemplary effort, in my sincere opinion will pave the way for others to follow the footstep of the JCIKK in his excellent endeavour. The Sabah Bumiputera Chamber of Commerce is proud to be associated with a worthy project for the well being of Sabahan Malaysian. Congratulations and well done.

Federick Edwin Lojinki (Judge) Academic Background • 1982-1984 Diploma in Business Management, The City College of Management Studies, London, United Kingdom • Association of Business Executive Diploma, ABE – London School of Accountancy, London, UK Business Experience • Managing Director/ Chief Executive Director, Lojingki Holdings Sdn Bhd • Executive Director, Kuanyu Avenue Sdn Bhd • Executive Director, Fuyang Development Sdn Bhd • Executive Director, Guangeal Development Sdn Bhd • Principal, Pemborong Maju Togop • Director, Guan Hoe Huat Fishmeal Co. Sdn Bhd • Director, Goh Hong Huat Seagull Trading Frozen Sdn Bhd • Director, Kudat Marine Sdn Bhd

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Director, Director, Director, Director, Director,

Sua Hai Lai Aquaculture Sdn Bhd Sau Hai Seng Quarry Sdn Bhd Kaya Shipyard Sdn Bhd Geoland Development Sdn Bhd Delta Sagu Sdn Bhd

Membership of professional Bodies • Committee member, Ex-Michaelean’s Association, Penampang • Chairman, Development fund for the Building Extention of SMK St. Michael, Penampang • President, Ex-Michealean’s Association, Penampang • Committee Member, Sabah Livestock Association • Founding Member & Supreme Council of Kadazandusun, Kadazandusun Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) • Deputy Chairman, Kadazandusun Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries


L E E K A G R O U P O F C O M PA N I E S Leeka Holdings Sdn Bhd (14574-A) •Holdings and Investment Company U F Engineers Sdn Bhd (19020-M) •Civil and Structural Engineering Works Onika Quarry Sdn Bhd (41718-W) •Aggregate Production Goldcrete Sdn Bhd (38653-H) •Ready-mix Concrete Supply Unika Housing Sdn Bhd (31694-V) •Residential and Commercial Property Development Profound Construction Sdn Bhd (297011-A) •Civil Engineering Works Profound Enterprise Sdn Bhd (294741-A) •Trading Company

32683269, Fook On Garden, Mile 2 1/2, Sin On Road, P. O. Box No. 61165, Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia Tel: 6089-771555 Fax: 6088-763158 Email: leeka@tm.net.my


2007

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Business, Economic or Entrepreneurial Accomplishment

HONOUREE OF TOYPS RAYMOND CHAN

MESSAGE It is a great honour for me to be awarded as your Outstanding Young Person and a special privilege for me to share with you a short message. GREAT LEADERS ARE MADE, NOT BORN (William A. Cohen). Likewise good entrepreneurial leaders are made not born. They are made through the fire of oppositions and criticisms. To be a great business leader, one must be able to take criticisms constructively. When one embarks on a big project or starts a new initiative, one must expect opposing views. There will always be critics and skeptics. Therefore if you think what you are doing is right, be bold, follow the Nike slogan, “Just Do It”. However be prudent when taking on such an opportunity as it might either make or break the said business. That is how you differentiate a leader from a follower. Secondly move fast with a competent management team to secure the market early. Research has found that the first mover advantage (pioneer advantage) is a unique case of competitive advantage that is derived from market entry timing (Kerin and Varadarajan, 1992). Team work is crucial because moving fast alone without a good team may stretch one’s ability and resource to breaking point. Thirdly, branding must be emphasized. “A great brand raises the bar -- it adds a greater sense of purpose to the experience, whether it’s the challenge to do your best in sports and fitness, or the affirmation that the cup of coffee you’re drinking really matters.” - HYPERLINK “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Howard_Schultz” \o “Howard Schultz” Howard Schultz (CEO, Starbucks Corp). The world is moving towards branding as the key to success. Most regional and global companies are into merger and acquisition rather than organic growth. This is because there is great value in branding positioning and exposure. It reflects the current emphasis of perceived value even though real value is of equal importance. With the right branding, sales will be able to grow exponentially. With good branding, financial support from bankers will be more forthcoming to facilitate business expansion. Profit margin will improve tremendously as you can mark up higher as client will have more confidence in your product / merchandise. Advertisement and marketing is very important to all company. Therefore one must spend enough to get the right branding exposure. Fourthly, one should leverage on outsourcing as most international and regional companies are practicing it. Outsourcing became part of the business lexicon during the 1980s and refers to the delegation of non-core HYPERLINK “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_Operations” \o “Business Operations” operations from internal production to an external entity specializing in the HYPERLINK “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Management” \o “Management” management of that operation. The wisdom of outsourcing is that it enables one to focus on core business and not deplete internal resources.

Fifthly, perseverance and luck must come hand in hand. We need 90% of hard work and 10% of luck. If luck is not on your side even 90% of hard work might not be able to help you to succeed in business. As I end this message, let me wish everyone good luck in all your undertakings.

BIODATA Raymond obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration (honours) Degree from Western Michigan University, USA. His affiliations include the Golden Key National Honour Society. With more than 10 years experience in property development initially under the parent company Ramajuta Properties Sdn Bhd then under Sagajuta (S) Sdn Bhd. Projects in West Malaysia involved Mutiara Idaman and Mutiara Heights in Penang consisting of 2300 units of low medium cost, medium cost & special medium cost apartments. Projects in Sabah involved Ujana Kingfisher Park in KK with a combined value of RM500m. The mixed development project, Warisan Square under Ramajuta is valued at RM120m. The 1 Borneo project will be East Malaysia’ first and largest hypermall with a development value of RM1 billion. In all the integrated development consisting of the shopping podium, hotels (including Novotel, Tune Hotels), condominiums, office tower, auto city, bowling centre, oceanarium, spa & fitness centre, gourmet lane, amusement centre. No detail has been overlooked including seamless transportation from taxis, bus shuttle service from 4 major routes, an airconditioned bus terminal, hovercraft and helicopter service. The hypermall itself which is 1.3m sq ft has over 18 mini and major anchor tenants with over 40% of the tenants from Singapore and 45% of international and regional retailers bringing it to 85% tenanted. At least 40% of the brands have no presence in Peninsular Malaysia which will really create a new shopping experience. 1 Borneo is poised to be an icon for Sabah and shall herald a new era in Tourism and Retail. For more information pls visit www.1borneo.com.


2007

Category:

Cultural & Artistic Achievement

HONOUREE OF TOYPS Roger Wang

MESSAGE “How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.” - G. K. Chesterton Music has led me to many audiences around the world, but the applause from home will always be the sweetest. Which is why this award will always remain in a very special place in my heart. As we focus on developing our country, it is easy to forget about the importance of culture and arts. We often take it for granted. However, in order for a country to be truly developed, there must be even growth throughout all aspects of our life. If infrastructure is the body of a country, information the mind of a country then culture would be the blood of a country and arts the soul of a country. I am glad that JCI has acknowledged this through this award. This recognition serves as an encouragement to me as well as those in the similar field. I want to thank JCI and the panel of judges for believing in me and the work that I do.

March 2006 December 2005 December 2005 September 2005 January 2005 December 2004 August 2004 June 2004 June 2004 April 2004 April 2004 May 2003 March 2003 March 2003 December 2002 November 2002 August 2002

No Strings Attached Malaysian tour with Mr. Gambus, aka Farid Ali Double Take’s “Made in Malaysia” concert at the Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur Duet with Steve White, Alexis, Kuala Lumpur Johor Arts Festival, Malaysia with Mr. Gambus aka Farid Ali Akedemi Seni Kebangsaan with Paul Ponnodurai Penang Jazz Festival 2004, Penang, Malaysia Kuching Jazz Festival 2004, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia Yamaha Music Endorsee Concert 2004 Pasar Malam Besar 2004, De Haag, Netherlands Acoustic Strings Festival 2004, Netherlands Tommy Emmanuel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia Alex Van Voorst’s Debut Sabah concert, Kota Kinabalu Huayi Festival at the Esplanade, Singapore Peace Concert organized by the Malaysian Council of Churches Private birthday function of the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah. Hard Rock Café, Singapore Sunrise Jazz Festival 2002, Kuala Lumpur

Special thanks also:To my parents, for giving me the opportunity to pursue a career in music. To my wife, for being my rock. To our baby Sara, for the joy and meaning you bring to our lives. Thank God for the journey of life and the gift of music.

BIODATA Albums released 1.“No Strings Attached”, released in 2006 with Farid Ali 2.“Roger Wang: Platinum Collector Series”, released in 2004. 3.“Journey Home”, released in January 2003. First solo album. 4.“One Voice, Six Strings and 12 Days of Christmas”, released in November 2005 with Mia Palencia as Double Take. 5.“Double Take” re-released as “One Voice, Six Strings and Twelve Moods” by EQ Music (Singapore) Pte Ltd. 6.“Double Take”, released November 2000 with Mia Palencia as Double Take. Endorsements •Malaysian endorsee for Australian-made Maton guitars/Malaysian endorsee for Germanmanufactured AER amplifiers/Endorsee for Yamaha acoustic guitar and silent guitar Performances August 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 December 2006 August 2006 August 2006 July 2006 April 2006

KL Sunrise DIGI Jazz Festival 2007 1st Kota Kinabalu Jazz Festival 4th Annual Johor Arts Festival Equatorial Hotel KL Summer Jazz Series 2007 Solo Guitar Recital, Johor City Day Celebration 2007, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Visit Malaysia Year 2007, Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur Gaya Christmas Celebration 2006, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Penang Jazz Festival 2006, Penang, Malaysia No Black Tie’s Acoustic Series 2006 3rd Annual Johor Arts Festival Equatorial Hotel KL Summer Jazz Series 2006 Taiwan Open Strings Guitar Concert 2006 tour

Other noteworthy achievements: • Nominated for the esteemed Mandarin Oriental Fan of the Arts Award for Most Promising Artist at Malays ia’s only performing arts awards programme, the BOH Cameronian Arts Awards 2003. • Finalist at the Japan Fingerpicking Contest 2003, Yokohama, Japan (5 April 2003) • Produced music soundtracks for Hong Kong movie “Looking for Mister Perfect” (Released in March 2003) • Live appearance on Malaysia’s morning talk show, Malaysia Hari Ini, TV3 (13 February 2003) • Participated in a charity Christmas album entitled “A Christmas Gift” which featured top Malaysian Christian musicians. • Regular performances at one of Kuala Lumpur’s top jazz club, No Black Tie. • Regular live interviews and performances on all major radio stations in Malaysia and Singapore (WowFM, Light & Easy, Hitz.FM, Radio 4, RedFM, UFM100.3, Passion99.5, Gold90) Quotes: • Roger Wang is a jazz guitar virtuoso, amazing technique, fiery improvisations and a keen sense of the melody - Raymond Goh, 8 Days Magazine (Singapore) • A tastefully crafted album, musically and technically - Sujesh Pavinthran, The STAR • Brilliant! The sun shines on traditional music as Roger Wang transforms 12 dry and dreary standards into catchy, bright and breezy delights and makes them immediately accessible to a new generation. - Errol de Cruz, the Malay Mail • On stage with just his guitar, Roger Wang is cool. He’s good, he knows it and – what really comes across- he loves playing for you. - Errol de Cruz, Business Times • Impeccable techniques, imaginative and bold arrangement, the virtuoso in Wang cooks up a tasteful and eclectic mix of familiar tunes improvised to varying degrees to suit his already familiar fingerstyle guitar-playing...... Great melody & smart pop sensibility, Journey Home is the kind of album that even your dad or mum or girlfriend can enjoy. - Leslie Loh, www.musicmatters.net • Roger is a fine player – Tommy Emmanuel, CGP • Every once in a long while, from out of nowhere, someone will come along who will remove the bar from it’s present position and nail it back a full metre or so higher. Such a person is ROGER WANG...... You will see technical mastery married to a genuine passion for the guitar. Roger Wang will blow you away! – Rafique Rashid, No Black Tie • ..... always very tasteful and inspiring. His is the sort of talent that will appeal to layman listeners as much as it will to hardened guitar aficionados. – Sujesh Pavithran, The Star • The sounds of Roger Wang have always been and will always continue to be a listening pleasure. – Shamini Darshni, New Straits Times • If the recent concert was anything to do by, Wang and his friends have shown that they are passionate about music. – Jazwinder Kaur, New Straits Times


2007

Category:

Contribution to children, world peace, nature or human rights

HONOUREE OF TOYPS JOSEPHINE WAN-WEN HADIKUSUMO

Dynamic, passionate, people-oriented, global-minded and multilingual multitasker, who believes in creative problem-solving, is dedicated to excellence and committed to making a difference in society.

PERSONAL CONTRIBUTIONS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005-Present Lecturer – “International Trade Law”/“Law, Politics, Economics & Security – ASEAN”/“U.S – Asia Relations”/ “Asia & International Trade” School of Social Sciences Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Lecturer - “Medical Jurisprudence”/“Forensic Medicine” School of Medicine, Universiti Malaysia Sabah

2004-Present Partner - Messrs. Wan & Co. Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 2003-2004

Tutor - “Malaysian Legal System”/“Private International Law”/ “Public International Law” Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

2002-2004

Advocate & Solicitor- Project finance & corporate/commercial department/Zaid Ibrahim & Co, Kuala Lumpur

1999-2001

Combined chambering period for admission as legal practitioner in the following jurisdictions: (1) The Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia (2) The High Court of Malaya (3) The High Court of Sabah & Sarawak

2001

Intern- The ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta (partial credit for Masters in International Relations)

EDUCATION & TRAINING 2004-Present Doctoral Studies in Law [PHD] – “International Offshore Financial Centre Laws” Bond University, Queensland, Australia. Expected date of completion – December 2007 2001 1998 1997

Masters in Law [LL.M] – “International Trade & Investments” Masters in International Relations [MIR] – “Southeast & East Asia” Bond University, Queensland, Australia Bachelor of Laws [LL.B] Melbourne University, Victoria, Australia Overseas Study Program – Law in the PRC (partial credit for Bachelor of Laws) Huadong East-Shanghai University of Politics & Law Shanghai, PRC

President & Founder of The Society for Caring Youths Sabah (CARYS) An organization established in 2005 specifically to address the needs & issues of youths in Sabah by way of outreach events, community projects, awareness seminars, camps, youth concerts & mentoring programs. Current membership exceeds 500 across the state with two new branches pending registration approval; CARYS Menggatal & CARYS Sepanggar Chairperson for the Committee on Youth Issues – Majlis Perundingan Belia Negeri Sabah An advisory body under the purview of the Minister of Youths & Sports Sabah, that makes recommendations on youth policy to the relevant ministries. Committee consists of 30 experts and representatives of other NGOs, corporations & government departments. Conceptualized & implemented the “Choose L.I.F.E” Campaign 2006-2008 Pro-tem Vice President of the Sabah Youth Volunteer Corp Established by the Ministry of Youths & Sports Sabah to provide aid & assistance during natural disasters. Part of the team to facilitate provision of food and other necessities to flood victims in worst hit areas such as Pitas & Kota Marudu Pro-tem President of Befrienders Kota Kinabalu Befrienders KK will train volunteers to provide telephone counseling in order to complement the work of Hospital Mesra Bukit Padang. Padang.

PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS Awards • Law School Scholarship Award (Doctor of Legal Science) • Dean’s Bursary Award for Academic Achievement (Master of International Relations) • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence (Master of Laws) • Dean’s List Award for Academic Achievement (Master of Laws) • Law School Scholarship Award (Master of Laws) • Trinity College of London, Certificate of Music, Classical Vocal (Merit) Articles • “Sense & Sensitivity: Sexual Harassment Laws & Policies in Malaysia”, Women in the Era of Globalisation, Universiti Malaysia Sabah Press 2004. • “The Laws & Regulations of an International Offshore Financial Centre: Case Study on Labuan” (pending publication) Others • Speaker (Malaysian representative), ASEAN Women’s Conference 2004.


2007

Category:

Humanitarian and Voluntary Services

HONOUREE OF TOYPS Adrian Lasimbang

MESSAGE This award is a true honor and recognition to our work. I dedicate this to my family and communities that I work with. May our struggle continues to bring lights and joy to the lives of rural communities and meets the aspirations of the indigenous communities. Kotohuadan, Thank you.

BRIEF BACKGROUND Adrian hails from Kg. Nampasan, Penampang a Kadazan community, he was born on 25th September 1977 and he is the second youngest in a family of 12 siblings. He have been active with PACOS Trust, a Community Based NGO since 1998. Have been working on community watershed management projects since 1999, conducting community awareness workshops, participatory mapping, enrichment planting and gravity water supply systems. Have implemented 4 Community Based Micro Hydro Power projects since 2001 to provide electricity and improve socio economic conditions of rural indigenous communities in Sabah and Sarawak. The project model that was developed has won the awards for its innovation and community based approach. Adrian is also trained in (Geographic Information System) GIS and has been facilitating trainings for community organisations to use GIS as a tool sustainable land use planning and assert their customary rights (NCR) from large scale oil palm plantation and logging operations. Adrian is currently the president of the Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia and has been representing Malaysia indigenous peoples in international forums. Focuses on the issues of indigenous peoples and protected areas. A member of the IIFB (International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity) an advisory body to the Convention of Biological diversity (CBD). Currently facilitating a pilot project on Collaborative Management in Crocker Range Park that aims to empower the indigenous peoples affected by the Park to manage the Community Use Zones within the designated park areas. This project is part of the regional Collaborative Management Learning Network in South East Asia that aims to share the experiences of Collaborative Management approaches in 7 different countries namely; Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Malaysia. Adrian is also the Indigenous Facilitator for Malaysia Environmental NGO (MENGO) striving to highlight the issues of rural indigenous communities in Malaysia. Adrian is the 2004 Seacology prize (Indigenous Conservationist of the year) winner for his work to protect watershed areas and improve livelihood of the rural indigenous communities in Borneo. He is also the runner-up of the 2005 NST-PWC Malaysia young humanitarian awards and recently the Micro Hydro projects that he have been working on have won the runner-up of the ASEAN Energy Awards in the best renewable energy project - Off Grid Category in 2006. Inspirational quote: “Sharing builds strong communities, strong communities builds strong Nation�


2007

Category:

Personal Improvement and Accomplishment

HONOUREE OF TOYPS Alex Lim Keng Liat

Alex was a professional athlete (swimmer) for the past 8 years and he is now currently the state coach for Sabah. He had also given multiple motivational talks to the clubs, schools and sport teams.

• 1st Malaysian to get a swimming medal in Commonwealth Games • Asian record in the 50m backstroke • National record in the 100m backstroke

ACHIEVEMENT • 1996 - 3 golds in Sukma, Pahang (2 national racord in 100m and 200m bachstroke)

• 1997 - 2 gold and 4 silver in the South East Asian Games, Jarkata, Indonesia

• National record in the 100m, 200m backstroke and 200m butterfly • Sabah Sportman if the year

• 1 silver in the Asian Games, Busan, Korea • Sabah Sportsman of the year • Awarded Sportsman of the year by National Sportswriter Association • 2003 - 3rd in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Swimming Championship in the 100 yard backstroke

• 1st Malaysian to enter the final in the 100m backstroke at the FINA world swimming championship Barcelona, Spain

• 1998 - 1 gold and 1 silver in the Asian Games, Bangkok, Thailand

• Enter semi-final in the 50m backstroke at the FINA world swimming

• First Malaysian to win a gold in Asian Games for swimming

• National record in the 100m backstroke

• First gold medal for the 13th Asian Games and Games record in the 100m

• 4 gold medals in the SEA games, Vietnam

backstroke

• National record in both 100m and 200m backstroke

• 2004 - Team captain for the University of Carlifornia – Berkeley Men Swimming team

• Awarded National Sportsman of the year

• 1st Malaysian in swimming to participate in 3 Olympic Games

• Awarded Sportsman of the year by Olympic Council of Malaysia

• 1st Malaysian to enter semi-final in the 100m backstroke at the Olympic

• Awarded Sportsman of the year by Star newspaper • Awarded Sportsman of the year by Benson and Hedges Sportswriter association

• Sabah Sportsman of the year • The first high school swimmer in US to break 47 seconds in the 100m yard backstroke in the high school competition

• Enter the Malaysia Guinness Record for Exemplary display of

perseverance and determination to win Malaysia’s first Asian Games swimming gold medal

• 1999 - 3 gold and 2 silver in the SEA games, Brunei

Games, Athen

• Sabah Sportsman of the year • 2005 - 2 gold medals in the SEA Games, Philippines • semi-final in the 50m backstroke at FINA world swimming championship, Montreal, Canada

• 2006 - 5th in the 50m backstroke at the Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, Australia

• 4th in the 50m backstroke at Asian Games, Doha, Qatar • 2007 - Retired from swimming • Coaching the Sabah SUKMA team

• 2000 - 4 gold and 2 silver in SUKMA, Penang • 2001 - 3 golds in SEA Games, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • First Malaysian to enter semi-final in swimming for 100m backstroke in FINA world Championship, Fukoka, Japan

• Sabah Sportsman of the year • 2002 - 1 silver and 1 bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games, Manchester, England

Inspirational Quote: If you can overcome your biggest enemy – your fear, the sky is the limit


Category:

Category:

Academic Leadership and Accomplishment

Cultural & Artistic Achievement

Melisa Sia Yin Ying

Amber Chia ENDORSEMENT

EDUCATION:

Primary Education: 1997 - 2001 - SRS Datuk Simon Fung, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah - Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) - 5A (2001) Secondary Education: 2002 - 2004 - Kian Kok Middle School, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah - Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) - 7A (2004) - Junior Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) - 5 A (2004) 2005 - 2006

- Kian Kok Middle School, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah - Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) - 16 A1 (2006)

College Education: Jan – June 2007 July 2007 till present

- Institut Sinaran, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah - A-level Intensive Science Course - INTEC (International Education Centre), - Shah Alam A-level Medicine Course

CERTIFICATE OF MERIT

AWARDS:

1. Kian Kok Middle School Scholarship award (2002 – 2006) 2. Sijil Anugerah Biasiswa Cemerlang Negeri Sabah (2007) 3. Biasiswa Persekutuan untuk bidang Perubatan di bawah Program Ijazah Luar Negara Tahun 2007

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY:

1. Assistant Animator in Young Momentum Community Service Project - teaches English and Moral to young youths aged 11 to 15 on Sunday afternoons at Taman Keramat Centre, Kota kinabalu. 2. Volunteer to help nurses at Damai Specialist Centre in Kota Kinabalu on Saturdays.

PERSONAL SUCCESSES:

1. International Competitions a) International Competitions for Schools (University of New South Wales, Australia). Received High Distinction Gold Medal un Science (2004) and English (2005). Received numerous distinction and high distinction in English, Science, Mathematics and Computer skill 2004-2006. b) Australian Mathematics Competition for the Westpac Awards 2004 Distinction (Year Nine), 2005 - Distinction (Year Ten) c) Commonwealth English Essay Competition 2005 - Commended d) Japanese Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University English Essay Competition2003 — Honorary Mention 2. Statewide Competitions a) Sabah State Library English Short Story Writing Competition 2003 - 1st Place b) Rotary Club of Likas Bay English Essay Writing Competition 2002 - Outstanding Achievement c) Malaysian National Chemistry Quiz 2006 - Distinction INSPIRATION QUOTE: It is the fine balance between studying hard, working hard and sleeping well that is important for success.

• Ambassador Guess Watches 2004 to 2006 World Wide. (International)

• Ambassador for Stila Cosmetics 2005 to 2006 Jan. (Malaysia) • Ambassador for L’Oreal Professional 2005 to 2007 April. (Malaysian)

• Ambassador for L’OREAL Paris 2007 to 2008 (Singapore & Taiwan)

• Ambassador for Whisper (P & G) 2005 to 2007 April. (Malaysia & Singapore)

MAGAZINES COVER • • • • •

F.H.M 2006 & 2007 (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan) Her World 2006 &2007 (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia) CLEO 2007 (Thailand) Marie Claire 2006 (Singapore, Malaysia) And many others

MOVIE • 3rd Generation – Chinese Art Movie 2005. (Malaysia) - Main • Ending - Chinese Love Movie 2005. (Taiwan) - Featured

-What Is Love -Chinese Love Movie 2006 (Singapore) – Main

• Possessed – Chinese Horror Movie 2007. (Malaysia. Taiwan. China) –Main

• Seed of Darkness – Chinese Horror Movie 2007. (Malaysia) Main

TV SERIES • Trio and the bed – Chinese series for Astro 13 esp. 2006. (Malaysia) - Main

• Sea Providence – Chinese series for CCTV 24 esp. 2007(China & Malaysia) –Main

HOST n RTM2 Fashion TV Program 13Esp. (2005)/Chinese New Year Game show program (2006 & 2007)

ACHIEVEMENT • International Guess Timeless Beauty 2004 to 2006. (Winner for 70 Countries)

• The Malaysia Book of Records – First Asia Model to be Ambassador for Guess International.

• MIFA – The best Female Model of the Year 2005 & 2006. • STAR FASHION WEEK - The best Female Model of the Year 2005 & 2006.

• FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005 – Voted by Malaysia NO: 1.

• Durex Global - The most Sexiest Celebrity in Malaysia - Voted by Malaysia NO: 1.


Category:

Category:

Humanitarian and Voluntary Services

Personal Improvement and Accomplishment

Dr. Felix Chong Kat Fah

Rufina Tan

TERTIARY QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor of Science(BSc.) from University of Queensland, Australia. 1991. Majoring in Anatomy and Physiology. • MB,BS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum.1997.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES • • • • • • •

CERTIFICATE OF MERIT

Malaysian Medical Association- Life Member Hakka Association, Kota Kinabalu- Life Member Christian Medical Healthcare Fellowship- Life Member Tzu Chi Buddhist Association- Medical Volunteer Che Sui Khor Moral Uplifting Society, KK- Medical Worker. S.I.B. (Likas)- Medical Volunteer Jawatankuasa Pelindung Kanak-kanak Daerah Pitas- Comm. Member • Jawatankuasa Tindakan Daerah Pitas- Comm. Member. • July 2006 to Present – Starting Medical Services at New Hospital Pitas as Hospital Director.

ACHIEVEMENTS • Active in organizing and attending many Medical Camps

to bring much needed medical services to the poor and disadvantaged in rural Sabah. • Organising state medical conferences. • Hospital Beluran1. Successful in obtaining Full Three years Accreditation by MSQH( Malaysian Society Quality Health) for Hospital Beluran. 2. Daily running of hospital of 98 staff in administrative, financial, Human Resource planning/fevelopment and Quality Activities, as well as bringing medical services to the poor and disadvantage. 3. Working as Clinical Medical Offcer in treating patients and doing on calls. 4. Increasing overall public medical awareness.

AWARDS

Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (APC) 2003 – Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Sabah

PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY

1. Carpe Diem – Seize The Day. 2. Serve to the best of your ability with self- confidence, humbleness and let God guide you in the rest.

Brief Introduction:

Rufina began sailing at the age of 9 at the Kinabalu Yacht Club. She was offered to train under the Gemilang 2006 Programme with the Majlis Sukan Negara Malaysia in 2003. Rufina is currently based in Port Dickson.

Achievement: 2002 - 8th in the girls; category and 29th overall at the Asean Optimist Championship held in Singapore 2003 - 3rd in the girls’ category and 12th place overall at the IODA Asian Sailing Championship in Mumbi, India 2004 - 3rd in the girls’ category and 6th place overall at the Asean Championship in Chaungtha, Myanmar 2005 - 2nd in the girls’ category and 6th place overall at the IODA South American Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina 2005 - 1st in the Flanders Youth Regatta in Belgium 2005 - 1st in the girls’ category and 2nd overall at the ASEAN Championship in Port Dickson, Malaysia 2005 - 2nd in the girls’ category and 6th place overall at the IODA Asian Championship in Pattaya, Thailand 2005 - Silver at the SEA game in Subic Bay, Philippines 2006 - Gold in the 12th Asian Sailing Championship in Doha, Qatar 2006 - 1st in the girls’ category and 3rd overall at IODA South American Championship in Columbia 2006 - 2nd in girls’ category, 5th place overall and 3rd in the team racing at IODA Asian Team Racing Championship in Fulung Chinese Taipei 2006 - 1st in the girls’ category and 2nd overall at the Optimist Semina Atlantic in Vigo, Spain 2006 - 1st at the AL-Kharafi 5th International Regatta in Kuwait 2006 - Gold at the Asian Games 2006 in Qatar 2007 - 3rd in the girls’ category and 5th place overall at IODA World Championship (World ranking regatta) in Uruguay


C O N G R AT U L AT I O N

2006 TOYM

Business, Economic And / or Entrepreneurial Accomplishment

Founder & CEO of FTEC Resources (MESDAQ listed) Executive Director of Lien Hoe Corporation Berhad Executive Chairman of Nucieus Electronics Ltd

Bio Data: Kenneth Vun was born and bought up in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. After completing his education, he went on to join a computer company in Sabah and became the company’s top sales performer. Later he established his own company, Yun Nang On Sdn Bhd, a company involved in the sales and services of computer merchandise, in 1994 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Kenneth Vun later in 1997 created his own brand of computers and renamed Yun Nang On Sdn Bhd to FTEC System Sdn Bhd. In 1999, he expended his business operation to cover West Malaysia, and he obtained his Certified Solutions Consultant Certification (IT) from Intel Corporation in 2000, CompTIA Server + Certified Technology Industry Association and CIW Associates certifications in Internet and Web skills in 2001. He was the promoter and Managing Director of FTEC Resources Berhad in October 2003, and he was awarded the Certification of Merit by TOYM 2003 under the” Business, Economic and / or Entrepreneurial Accomplishment” category in the same year. In year 2004, Kenneth Vun was selected as one of the Top 3 Nominees in the ICT Entrepreneur category of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year - Malaysia 2004. In 2006, Kenneth Vun was awarded the Key Industry Leaders Award by PIKOM. Presently, he is also holding a directorship in Lien Hoe Corporation Berhad (a company listed on the Main Board of the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad) and

Kenneth Vun Yun Liun

as the Executive Chairman of Nucieus Electronics Ltd (a Public Company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange).


22 MAY ‘07

Launching of

Judging process was held at the Conference Room, Ministry of Tourism, Environment & Culture, 7th Floor, Wisma Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu.

The nominees were thoroughly screened and analyzed by the Panel of Judges. Courtesy call to the Presidents of Kadazanduzun Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Sabah Buniputera Chamber of Commerce.


The Launching was held at the Conference Room, Ministry of Youth and Sports, 10th Floor, Wisma MUIS, Kota Kinabalu. TOYPS was launched by the YB Datuk Liew Yun Fah, Minister of Youth and Sports.

The Organising Chairman displayed the trophy to the Panel of Judges. Group Photo of the Panel of Judges.


t s e B h t i W

JC DANIEL M. N. WONG 2004 JCI Malaysia NVP 2005 JCI Malaysia NEVP 2006 JCI Malaysia International Affairs Director 2007 JCI Malaysia General Lega Council


m o r F s t n e m i l p m o tC JCI SEN. PATRICIA POH 2004 JCI KK Past President


Made by: Pewter Art


09 • 09 • 07 @ 7PM

Endorsement by:

Sabah Ministry of Youth and Sport

Dewan Perniagaan Bumiputra Sabah

Kadazanduzun Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Venue: Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort


TOYPS 2007