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06 Nov 2017
Majlis pelancaran program Hear and be Heard: Hearing Loss in Children anjuran Institut Telinga, pendengaran & pertuturan, UKM Tajaan YSD.
26 Sep 2017
MyBIM app, is the most comprehensive sign language app in Malaysia
12 Sep 2017
Sime Darby Property has published a guideline entitled ‘Malaysian Threatened and Rare Tree Identification and Landscape Guideline’ in July 2017.
04 Sep 2017
SDF Track Cycling Team wins three gold and five silver medals at the 29th SEA Games
17 Aug 2017
YSD awards RM16.7 million in scholarships and bursaries to 356 deserving Malaysian students.
08 Aug 2017
Teenage trio from Sekolah Agama Menengah Jeram, Kuala Selangor designed a prototype for an affordable and portable microscope
02 Aug 2017
Championship will see teams from schools across nine states compete for best innovative idea
13 Jul 2017
Yayasan Sime Darby partners with Enfiniti Academy to improve communication skills of pupils in underprivileged and rural schools
06 Jul 2017
Assistance handed out to low-income families, Orang Asli communities, orphans, single mothers, refugee and undocumented communities, among others.
12 Jun 2017
Workshop will see input from scientists and industry players on the conservation of the endangered leopard species
29 May 2017
One of the three remaining Sumatran rhinoceros in Sabah dying from cancer
27 Apr 2017
Second edition of YSD Environment Day themed “Connect People to Nature”
21 Apr 2017
The Sabah government has decided to not proceed with the proposed bridge which was to be constructed in the Lower Kinabatangan area, which had threatened to further fragment the area.
20 Apr 2017
Peneraju Tunas Potensi-YSD Bursary Programme received more than 1,900 applications from students across Malaysia
28 Mar 2017
Project involves the replanting of degraded peat swamp area equivalent to 24 football fields.
20 Mar 2017
Facility located at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is part of the UKM-YSD Chair for Sustainable Development: Zero Waste Technology for Palm Oil Industry.
22 Feb 2017
Twenty three year old Wong Kie Ming selected as first recipient of the YSD Sudirman Scholarship.
07 Feb 2017
The Foundation commits an additional RM1.9 million towards research on elephant ecology and conservation.
23 Dec 2016
In the idyllic Pulau Carey, about 50 Orang Asli students of Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Bumbun waited patiently for a new bag filled with shoes, a school uniform, stationery, socks and a pencil case to be handed to them.
15 Dec 2016
Sime Darby launched the country’s first ever food surplus app - Robin Food - which was the winning idea during the Sime Darby Young Innovators Challenge (SDYIC) 2016 held in June this year.
06 Dec 2016
Replanting will be completed by 2017 and monitoring to continue until 2018.
22 Nov 2016
Nestled in the heritage city of Malacca lies The Royal Press (TRP), a polyglot letterpress living museum and a business that hailed from very traditional settings.
17 Nov 2016
Yayasan Sime Darby (YSD) is extending the funding of the track cycling team, committing RM2.6 million over a period of three years and seven months (February 2017 to August 2020) to sponsor six junior track cyclists to book a spot and compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
07 Nov 2016
Music legend the late Dato’ Sudirman Arshad was talented beyond measure, an iconoclast who captivated Malaysia with his unique voice and striking stage persona.
17 Aug 2016
The Foundation has been sponsoring the “Pocket Rocket Man” for the country’s Olympic medal quest in track cycling since 2009
11 Aug 2016
416 deserving underprivileged Malaysians receive scholarships worth RM21.6 million compared to RM9.5 million awarded to 198 students last year.
21 Nov 2015
Book highlights works of Malaysian playwrights
10 Jul 2015
Critical funding totalling RM3.11 million will fully cover renovation works to preserve The Royal Press (TRP).
05 Jun 2015
Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival 2016 is back with the theme: Arts Education + Future.
22 Dec 2014
Yayasan Sime Darby funds RM380,000 for Five Art Centre’s 30-year Anniversary
14 Jun 2013
The performing arts scene in the country has been given a tremendous boost with Yayasan Sime Darby’s RM3 million funding for The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac).
30 Nov 2012
Yayasan Sime Darby reaches an important milestone in its illustrious history.
26 Jun 2011
Yayasan Sime Darby confirmed support for the 8th JB Arts Festival 2011 with a contribution of RM75,000.
10 Aug 2009
Sime Darby Group launches its corporate social responsibility arm, Yayasan Sime Darby.
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27 Apr 2017
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