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Discover: Living Bridges

Nov 09, 12 Discover: Living Bridges

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The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji, found in the Cherrapunji rainforests of Meghalaya, India, are woven from the roots of living rubber trees. Taking ten to fifteen years to become fully functional, some of the root bridges are over a hundred feet long.     For more information, images, and video, check out the following...

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50 Years of James Bond

Nov 14, 12 50 Years of James Bond

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The latest James Bond movie, “Skyfall” (currently showing in cinemas) marks the 50th anniversary of the longest-running movie franchise in the entertainment industry. Yes, it’s been 50 long years since everyone’s favourite secret agent made his first appearance on the silver screen in 1962’s “Dr. No”, starring Sean...

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The Power of Volunteerism

Dec 04, 12 The Power of Volunteerism

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What comes to mind when we mention the word ‘volunteer’?  Doing something for free at his own time, and link it with charity or community work, right?  Yes, that is normal.  Well, the definition of volunteer according to Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary is, ‘someone who offers to do something without being forced to...

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2013 PSDC BlogFest

Jan 07, 13 2013 PSDC BlogFest

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We are organising our first ever blogging competition and if you are a student of the PSDC, we would like to invite you to be part of this endeavour. To enter, submit a blog entry, in less than 1,000 words, on your most memorable moment at the PSDC. The top 2 winners of this contest will receive a cash prize of RM50 and RM30...

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Discover the PSDC Consultancy Services

Jul 03, 14 Discover the PSDC Consultancy Services

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This second blog of a three-part series on the PSDC’s services highlights on the PSDC Consultancy arm. Riding on the PSDC’s core competency in talent building, PSDC Consultancy Department was set up more than 10 years ago with the aim of providing advisory and consulting services in Human Resource Development, Training Needs...

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The Greatest Show on Earth is here again….

Jun 14, 14 The Greatest Show on Earth is here again….

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The 20th edition of the FIFA World Cup begins on 13 June 2014 and with that the eyes of the world will be on Brazil for this prestigious footballing event, strongly regarded as the greatest show on Earth. Being a football fan, the World Cup has always been one tournament that I look forward to (the European Championships being the...

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PS4@PSDC, Powered by AMD

Jun 06, 14 PS4@PSDC, Powered by AMD

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Come July 2014, PSDC students will get to experience and enjoy the latest Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) at SPARC (PSDC’s Student Recreational Centre), thanks to Advanced Micro Devices Export (M) Sdn Bhd (AMD Penang). AMD Penang, a PSDC Founder Member, recently sponsored one unit of the PS4 video game console to the PSDC for its...

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PSDC Services: Events Management

May 07, 14 PSDC Services: Events Management

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The PSDC is widely known as the premier industry-led training and learning institution in Malaysia. Along with high-quality education and training programs, we also provide other value-added services to support the industry besides meeting their human resource development needs. This first blog of a 3-part short series on the PSDC...

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Discover ‘E’ @ The PSDC

Apr 02, 14 Discover ‘E’ @ The PSDC

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On 22 & 23 March 2014, the PSDC hosted its annual ‘open day’ weekend at its premises. Re-branded as the PSDC Discover ‘E’ Day (E for Engineering) this year, the main intent of the 2-day event was to enable SPM graduates and their parents to discover options in the field of Engineering studies. Over a...

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Happy Retirement, Dato’ Boonler Somchit!

Mar 06, 14 Happy Retirement, Dato’ Boonler Somchit!

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28 February 2014 will live long in the memory of everyone associated with the PSDC, as it was the day that the man behind the organisation’s 25-year history finally called it a day. Dato’ Boonler Somchit, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who has led and managed the PSDC since its inception in 1989, retired from the PSDC, just a...

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