Press Release


2017

Date
Press Statement
Press Clipping 
English
Malay
Chinese
2017-02-13
Press Clipping :
Mont Kiara water heater explosion preventable
FMT News     
 2017-02-13
Press Clipping :
Audit Buildings for safety regularly, Govt told
 The Malay Mail    
 2017-02-12
Press Clipping :
Safer buildings in the works
 The Star Online    
 2017-02-12
Press Clipping :
New Code for safer buildings
Sunday Star    
 2017-02-12
Press Clipping :
Safer buildings in the works
 Sunday Star    
 2017-02-12
Press Clipping :
Better design standards to make buildings quake resilient
The Star Online    
 2017-02-10
Press Statement :
Gas Water Heater Explosion at Mont Kiara

English
     
 2017-02-06
Press Release (Event) :
MoU Signing with MSIEA

English
     

2016

Date  Press Statement Press Clipping 
English
Malay
Chinese
2016-12-06 
Press Clipping:
IEM Participated in CAFEO
     Sin Chew Daily
2016-11-30
Press Clipping:
工程师学会组团赴菲参加AFEO会议
     Oriental Daily
2016-11-22
Press Clipping:
ACFM attracted 150 engineering professionals
    See Hua Daily News 
2016-11-22 
Press Clipping:
ACFM an ideal platform to discuss Fluid Mechanics
The Borneo Post      
2016-11-11 
Press Clipping:
Pupuk Minat bidang STEM sejak Sekolah Rendah
  Berita Harian   
2016-11-06 
Press Clipping:
Conduct Safety Awareness Courses, urges IEM
 NST    
2016-11-30 
Press Clipping:
Curtin students bring ‘Serve Miri’ programme to Miri orphans
The Borneo Post    
2016-10-26 
Press Statement :
Fire at Sultanah Aminah Hospital Johor – The Need to Enhance Fire and Safety Requirements

English
 The Malay Mail
FMT News
   
2016-10-18
Press Statement :
Fire at KOMTAR Commercial Centre –
Review Fire Safety Requirement

English
 Malaysian Digest 
The Star
FMT News
   
2016-09-04 
Press Clipping :
Engineers present run proceeds to Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society (SCCS)
The Borneo Post     
 2016-08-18
Press Statement -
Distress at Pasar Besar Melaka Sentral

English

The Star Online
FMT News
The Sun Daily
BERNAMA
Malaysian Digest
365 News 

 BERNAMA  
 2016-08-26
Press Clipping -
IEM Signs MoU with MBPP and MPSP
   
Sin Chew 
Northern Edition

Kuang Hwa
Sin Chew 

 2016-08-30
Press Statement - 
Crane Hook Incident at Jalan Raja Chulan - Enhance Safety Procedure

English
 FMT News    Sin Chew
2016-07-29 
Press Statement -
ELECTROCUTION DURING SHOWER – IS THE WATER HEATER UNSAFE? HOW IT CAN BE PREVENTED

English
FMT News
The Star
The Star Online 
   Sin Chew Online Sin Chew

2016-06-11 
Press Statement -  
Buildings and Signboards need to Comply with the National Wind Code

English
 FMT News    
2016-06-03 
Press Clipping -  
Engineering Project accidents caused by many parties
    Sin Chew  
2016-05-29 
Press Clipping -  
Charged up for Safety
The Star
The Star Online 
   
2016-05-29 
Press Clipping -  
Product Recall System Needed
 The Star
The Star Online
   
2016-05-29 
Press Clipping -  
Check Power Banks and USB Cables too
The Star     
 2016-05-29
Press Clipping -  
Power Banks and USB Cables can be dangerous too
The Star Online     
2016-05-27 
Press Clipping -  
Local Engineers a Matter of Time
 Daily Express    
2016-05-26 
Press Clipping -  
Sector urged to hire Sabah-based engineers
 Daily Express    
 2016-05-19
Press Clipping -  
The Options Available for Dispute Resolution 
The Star (Columnists)     
 2016-05-16
Press Statement - 
COLLAPSE OF TEMPORARY STRUCTURE - 
OBSERVE SAFETY PROCEDURE

English
 The Sun
The Malay Mail
The Sun Daily
The Malay Mail Online
   Sin Chew Jit Poh
2016-05-16 
Press Statement -
FLASH FLOOD IN THE KLANG VALLEY

English
 The Star (Nation)
The Star Online
The Malay Mail Online
   
 2016-05-16
Press Clipping -  
The Heat is on for Energy-efficient Business
 The Star Business    
 2016-04-26
Press Statement - 
Sudden Hike Of Consumers’ Electricity 
Bills - Who  Should Be Blamed?

English
 FMT News
NST
NST Online
The STAR Online
  Sin Chew Jit Poh 
 2016-04-05
Press Statement – 
Mid Valley Gas Explosion - Safety and 
Prevention Measures Necessary 

English
  The Star
The Malay Mail
FMT News   
 2016-04-03
Press Article – 
 New Laws to End Water Woes Soon
 The Star    
2016-03-31 
Press Clipping - 
Better prospect for ASEAN Engineers
     Sinchew
 2016-03-30
Press Clipping - 
IEM-WE  Course on Lidar Technology & Its Application in Engineering with a Case Study in Geotechnical Hazards and Risk Assessment
     Sinchew
 2016-03-24
Press Clipping - 
IEM-WE Call for ASEAN-US Women Scientist Prize Nomination
     China Press
 2016-03-22 
Press Clipping - 
IEM WE Essay Writing Competition
"Gender Equality"
    Sinchew 
China Press
2016-03-18 
Press Clipping - 
IEM-WE Visited Kg.Orang Asli in Kluang
     Sin Chew
  2016-03-17
Press Clipping - 
ICW
    Sin Chew 
  2016-03-17
Press Clipping - 
Giving life back to our rivers
The Star Online
The Star Metro 
   
 2016-03-17
Press Clipping - 
IEM-WE Committee Ms.Masilah Shared on the Successful Women Engineers during International Women Day in UTHM
    Sin Chew 
 2016-03-12
Press Clipping - 
US$900 m worth of deals goal at ICW
NST    
 2016-03-12
Press Clipping - 
Sub par qualifications a stumbling block
The Sun Daily     
 2016-03-11
Press Clipping - 
UTHM
    China Press 
 2016-03-09 
Press Clipping - 
Brain drain at serious level
The STAR Online     
 2016-03-09
Press Clipping - 
IEM-WE Half Day Workshop on Flirtology
    Sin Chew 
  2016-03-05
Press Clipping -  
Taking Steps to Safeguard Kids
The Star     
  2016-03-05
Press Clipping -
IEM educating pupils on escalator and lift safety
The Star Online     
 2016-02-28
Press Clipping - 
The Science Agenda
  The STAR    
2016-02-28
Press Clipping - 
Nation Builders Wanted
 The STAR    
 2016-01-25
Press Clipping - 
Institution of engineers to hold meeting, anniversary dinner
Borneo Post    
 2016-01-25
Press Clipping - 
ASEAN's Premier Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Show Returns to Kuala Lumpur
PR Newswire    

2015

Date Press Statement Press Clipping 
English Malay Chinese
2015-11-29 
Press Clipping -
Engineers Play a role in Nation Building
 New Sabah Times    
2015-11-27 
Press Clipping -
東盟工程組織聯合會峰會閉幕‧PBA雙溪賴處水計劃獲頒傑出工程獎
     Sin Chew Online
2015-11-27
PRESS CLIPPING -
CAFEO33
     Sin Chew
2015-11-25
Press Clipping -
Penang Declaration
     Kwong Wah
2015-11-25
PRESS CLIPPING -
CAFEO33
     Kwong Wah
2015-11-24
PRESS CLIPPING -
CAFEO33 -林照福吁工程师踊跃加入联盟
     Kwong Wah
 2015-11-18
PRESS CLIPPING -
Guidelines on Earthquake Resistant Buildings In Sabah
 Borneo Post    
2015-11-05 
PRESS CLIPPING - 
Opt for Sustainable Concept
 The Star    
 2015-11-11
Malaysia short of 50,000 experienced engineers, says IEM
   
2015-10-16 
LETTER TO THE EDITOR -
Malaysia Needs Sustainable Construction
English
   
2015-10-12 
PRESS CLIPPING -
Engineers Run by YES Sarawak - Engineers go extra mile for the week and needy
 The Borneo Post Online    
2015-10-09
PRESS CLIPPING -
Babagon Dam is safe - Specialist
 The Daily Express Online     
2015-09-07
PRESS CLIPPING -
EINIX 2015:工程師學會發明展‧馬大“風光燈”奪大獎
    Sin Chew Online
2015-08-25
PRESS CLIPPING - 
Suara Hati Wanita
   Berita Harian  
2015-07-20
PRESS CLIPPING -
Engineers Organise Charity Hunt 
The Star     
2015-07-09
LETTER TO THE EDITOR -
2020: Interest in Science, Maths & Engineering Crucial for National Development
English
The Star     
2015-07-07  
PRESS CLIPPING -
Get your running gear ready for IEM Engineers Run 
The Borneo Post     
2015-07-03  
PRESS CLIPPING -
Engineers Run on Sept 13
 Daily Express    
2015-07-03  
PRESS CLIPPING - 
Curtin Sarawak third in chemical engineering design competition
The Borneo Post     
2015-06-22  
PRESS ARTICLE - 
"Hayati Jurutera Cemerlang"
English
   
2015-06-22 
&
2015-06-23 
PRESS STATEMENT - 
Post Earthquake Hazards
English
   
2015-06-16 
PRESS ARTICLE - 
Hardly any Quake-proof  Buildings in Sabah
 The Borneo Post    
2015-06-16
PRESS ARTICLE - 
Engineers Urged to Factor Earthquake in Sabah Development Projects
 BERNAMA    
2015-06-16  
PRESS INTERVIEW - 
 “If an earthquake hits the city” 
   
2015-06-09 
PRESS STATEMENT - 
Sabah Earthquake - New Earthquake Loading Standard to be developed
 Berita Harian Sin Chew Jit Poh 
2015-05-15
PRESS ARTICLE - 
Getting titles right in the engineering field
 
 
 
 
 2015-05-15
PRESS ARTICLE - 
“Bukan Jurutera professional hanya guna Engr”
  Sinar Harian
 
 
 
2015-05-14 
PRESS ARTICLE -
Clarification on the usage of the title ‘Engr.’ by Engineers

PRESS STATEMENT - 
Clarification on the usage of the title “Engr.” by Engineers
-English

KENYATAAN AKHBAR -
Penjelasan mengenai penggunaan gelaran "Engr." yang digunakan para Jurutera
- Malay
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
2015-05-06 
PRESS (IEM EVENT) - 
Presentation of IEM Honorary Fellow Award 
The Star     
2015-04-29 
IEM ARTICLE -
Liberalisation - It’s ‘Soar’ Time, Engineers 
- English
PRESS ARTICLE - 
Engineers take heed of the AEC
 
 
 
 
   
2015-04-17
PRESS ARTICLE - IEM Sabah hopes to play role in projects
Daily Express     
2015-04-15
LETTER TO EDITOR - "IEM – An Engineer’s Roadway Within and Beyond Malaysia" 
English

PRESS ARTICLE -
Malaysian Engineers Among Best
 The Star    
2015-04-03 
IEM ARTICLE –
“What it takes to forge a solid engineering career” 
The New Straits Times     
2015-03-27
IEM ARTICLE -
What it takes to be a Good Engineer
   
2015-03-24 
PRESS ARTICLE - 
IEM Technical Seminar on “Latest Development in Fire Protection Practices” in Malaysia
Addressing The Latest Development In Fire Protection Practices
     Sinchew Daily
2015-03-22 
PRESS ARTICLE - 
Green Buildings catching on fast in Malaysia
The Borneo Post     
2015-03-21 
PRESS ARTICLE - 
Meeting Sabah’s water needs
Sabah Daily Express    
2015-03-18 
Development in Fire Protection Practices
     
2015-03-15
PRESS ARTICLE - 
Math Challenge, structural model-building among highlights at "Pi Day" event
The Borneo Post     
2015-03-08
PRESS ARTICLE - IEM Sarawak celebrates Pi Day with fair on March 14-15
The Borneo Post     
2015-03-02
Semantan MRT Construction Site Accident – Observe Strict Safety Procedure 
  Sin Chew Daily 
2015-01-15
Malaysia 2014 Monsoon Floods -
Engineers Ready To Help
 
   Sin Chew News Daily

2014

Date Press Statement Press Clipping 
English Malay Chinese
2014-12-27
PRESS ARTICLE - 
Flash Floods likely to hit Selangor
NST Online     
 2014-12-27
PRESS (IEM EVENT) - 
A Night of Fun for IEM Members
New Strait Times    
 2014-12-08
PRESS ARTICLE - 
RON 97 vs RON 95
     Sin Chew Jit Poh
 2014-12-04
Collapse of Bungalow at Bukit Jalil -
Observe Strict Safety Procedure
     
2014-11-25 
Sarawak Coal Mine Explosion -
Safety And Prevention Measures Necessary
 
   
 2014-11-19
PRESS ARTICLE - "Graduan Kejuruteraan UiTM boleh pakai Engr"
   Utusan Online  
 2014-11-08
Stop Excessive Land Clearing at Cameron Highlands to Prevent Flash Floods and Landslides
English

Note: The Press Statement entitled “The Cameron Highland Landslide: Preventive Measures Could have Mitigated the Risk” dated 9 August 2011 is as per the link below:

   
 2014-08-20
MRT Concrete Girder Collapse -
Through and Impartial Investigation Needed
 BERNAMA  
2014-07-03
PRESS INTERVIEW -
The occurrence of the Sinkhole / Roadway Collapse at the Jalan Pudu / Jalan Hang Tuah intersection
   
2014-07-01
PRESS STATEMENT - 
Mitigating Accidents at LRT and MRT Project Sites
 The Star    Sin Chew Jit Poh

2013

Date Press Statement
Press Clipping 
English
Malay Chinese
2013-07-13
LETTER TO THE EDITOR –
Government on Track in Targeting for 40% Science Students
   
 
2013-06-27 MBPJ and IEM to Strengthen Working Relations
 

 
2013-06-19
PRESS STATEMENT –
Adhere to Building Codes and Practice Sound Engineering Practices to Mitigate Disaster
   
2013-06-17  President in Penang after Freak Storm Incident Details   

 
2013-06-13
Letter to the Editor -
Collapse of Ramp Linking to Second Penang Bridge
 




 
2013-03-02
LETTER TO THE EDITOR (THE STAR) -
Have proper Lift Maintenance Programme
 




 
2013-02-22
Urban Flash Floods -
What Could Have Gone Wrong
 




 
2013-01-03
LETTER TO THE EDITOR (THE STAR)
Misleading Statements Confuse Public over Slope Failure
 





 

2012

Date Press Statement Press Clipping 
English Malay Chinese
2012-12-26
More Can Be Done For Students to Study Science
 
2012-11-08
Shortage of science students in schools now will cause a shortage of engineers in the future
   







 
2012-10-22
Hospitals need competent engineers
 




2012-10-19
Monopoly in property management?
 
 




2012-09-09 
to 
2012-09-16

IEM Engineering 2012

  • IEM Engineer's Run (2012-9-9)
 
IEM Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition(EINIX) 2012 (2012-9-15 & 16)    


2012-08-08
One More Lesson in Safety
(IEM’s response to the tanker blaze in Labuan on 26 July 2012)
 
2012-08-01
Rigzone – Fatal accidents at Petronas sites forces relook at safety standards
   
2012-06-25
YET AGAIN ANOTHER ENGINEERING ACCIDENT?
(IEM’s response on the fire at the PETRONAS Carigali’s Tukau B Platform, Miri)
 




2012-06-18
LET THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST SERVE THE NATION
- Provide Engineers and other Professionals a Pathway to the Top Posts Of the Public Service
2012-05-19 Interview with Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran (JPS) on Klang and Gombak River Pollution
 
 
 
 
2012-5-16
Engineering Accidents are Preventable
2012-05-06 The New Straits Times :
Earthquakes-Buildings need to be quake-proof
 


 
2012-04-18 National Standards soon for quake-resistant buildings  


 
2012-04-15 Sunday Times – Malaysia Relatively Quake-Free  

 
2012-04-15 Sunday Star – Shelter from Tremors  

 
2012-04-15 Sunday Star – Brace for the big one  

 
2012-04-14
The Sun Daily : Letter to the Editor : Response to Patrick C Augustin
     
2012-04-10 Letter to the Editor : Fine-tuning and will missing  

 
2012-04-12 IEM Honorary Membership Award Dinner 2012
RTM1 (Berita Wilayah) – 5pm (11/4/12) TVi (i-U Sarawak) – 7:30am (12/4/12)
 
 
2012-04-12 7th Malaysian Chem-E-Car Competition 2012
RTM1 (Berita Wilayah) – 5pm (12/4/12)
 
2012-03-30 IEM Signed Corporate Integrity Pledge (CIP) on 29 March 2012    


2012-03-27
Letter to the Editor (The Star): Planning and Maintenance A Must To Prevent Landslides
 




 
2012-03-14
Letter to Editor (The Star): Are EIA Reports Addressing All Environmental Concerns?
 
 




 
2012-03-12
Letter to Editor (The Sun Daily): Earthquakes Not a Serious Threat at the Moment – But We Need to Be Prepared As the Situation May Change
 
 





 
2012-03-07
Check Your Engineering Degree – Not All Engineering Degrees Are Equal
Nasional FM (87.7) - 9pm (7/3/12)
2012-02-10
Students head for the best prospects - The Public Sector lacks opportunities for advancement for engineers and other Science professionals
 
2012-01-18
COMPULSORY EXAM FOR ALL ENGINEERING GRADUATES
No compromise on quality
 Traxx FM (90.3) – 12am (18/1/12) 
 

2011

Date Press Statement Press Clipping 
English Malay
Chinese
2011-12-30
Unveil the Rationale Behind the High FiT Rate of Solar PV To Dismiss Conjecture
   
 
2011-12-14
Regulating the IT Professionals - Help Or Hindrance?
 
 
2011-12-12
Non-engineers should not own firms
IEM: Practices must be confined to professionals
 
 
2011-12-06
Let Public Sector Professionals Fill the Gap: Look Within To Find Best Talents for Top Public Sector Posts
 
 
2011-11-28 IEM Sabah Branch 35th Annual Dinner  

 
2011-11-25 IEM Penang Branch 44th Anniversary  

 
2011-11-08 IEM Miri Branch Annual Dinner 2011  

 
2011-10-19
THE UGLY SIDE OF UNFETTERED LIBERALISATION: Its implications on engineering consultancy practices and the public
   
2011-10-11
The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) & The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) – Malaysia Energy Conference 2011 (IIEC 2011)
   
2011-10-07
26,500 Engineering Members Will Benefit From Transformation Budget Strategies
     
2011-09-30
Tenants a worried lot
     
2011-08-09
1. Agensi Persekutuan baru mengenai lereng bukit perlu ditubuhkan
2. Call for new federal agency on hillslope matters.
 
2011-08-05
YauTeck Kong: Taiwan Engineering Degree is Now Recognised after IEET Review and Appraisal
   
2011-07-04
Smart Bicycle Presented by IEM Southern Branch to Johor Sultan
   
2011-07-04
IEM Southern Branch
   
2011-06-30
Government Puts Public Safety First in Rare Earth Plant Project
   
2011-06-02
Rare Earth Meeting
   
2011-06-02
Experts Team: Rare Earth Report to be Submitted within June with Public Safety as the Emphasis
   
2011-05-24
IEM is Ready to Offer Technical Assistance regarding Landslide Incidents whilst Urging to Implement 9 Measures to Control Hillside Project

 
 
2011-05-23
Press Statement on the Landslide which claimed the lives of 16 victims and injuredothers from the Madrasah Al-Taqwa Orphanage in FelcraSemungkis,Batu 14, Hulu Langat, Selangor
     
2011-05-12
Press statement in response to the article titled "Proposed Putra Heights LRT Stations a great danger"
   
2011-04-25
New Book Published by IEM Penang Branch
   
2011-03-20
Forum on Engineering Stars 2011 Enhances Public Awareness of Engineering
   
2011-03-19
IEM: Nurture Engineers to Stay Competitive as the Future is Led by Technology
   
2011-03-18
UKM "Thousand Sunny" Wins Chemical Engineering Chem-E-Car Competition
   
 

 

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