AFS Animation Storytelling Workshop

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ANIMATION WORKSHOP! The American Film Showcase (AFS), in collaboration with U.S. Embassy Vientiane and the Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF), is pleased to announce a six-day animation workshop, which will take place on December 7-12, 2018, during the 9th Luang Prabang Film Festival. Through trainings focused on story and pitch development for ...
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U.S. Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics, Robert. B. Laughlin visits Kuala Lumpur

U.S. Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics Robert. B. Laughlin visited Kuala Lumpur January 16 to “Ignite Passion in Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)” at Honeywell’s Initiative for Science & Engineering event. Dr. Laughlin led discussions with Malaysian science teachers along with Tan Sri Zakri Abd Hamid, Science Advisor to the Prime Minister. Later in the week ...
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YSEALI World of Food Innovation Challenge

Students from the INTI International University in Malaysia Win 3rd Place in the YSEALI World of Food Innovation Challenge SIEM RIEP, November 1, 2016 – The United States and ASEAN  awarded third place in the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative ( YSEALI ) World of Food Innovation Challenge to a team from INTI International University . The team’s iSEA Forces app helps fish farmers increase their ...
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USAID and YSEALI Announce Top Three Youth Teams in Food Innovation Challenge 2016

BANGKOK, October 3, 2016 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) today announced the top three youth teams to present their technology-based solutions at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology in late October. The YSEALI World of Food Innovation Challenge  invited youth in the region to submit their technology solutions to challenges ...
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Johor Youth “Make It” at the Lincoln Corner

On August 27, Lincoln Corner Johor organized their first Makerspace program for the public.  The Corner partnered with Malaysian firm MY-Robot Education Center to implement a program focused on introducing robotics and 3D printing to an audience of youth.  More than 150 secondary school students, college students, educators, librarians, and library users participated in the ...
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A Real Jungle Gym – Biodiversity Conservation in Sarawak and Sabah with US Science Envoy Dr. Lovejoy

“A real jungle gym” is how U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Tom Lovejoy described watching orangutans from Sabah’s Orangutan Rescue Center exercising in the rainforest. The rescue, rehabilitation, and return to the wild of over 700 orangutans throughout the center’s history was just one of many biodiversity conservation success stories that Dr. Lovejoy heard during his four day tour through ...
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