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Datuk Dr. Mazlan Othman

Dr. Mazlan Othman obtained a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Otago , New Zealand, and became a lecturer at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1981. She was seconded to the Prime Minister's Department in 1990 to set up and head the Planetarium Division, which subsequently became the Space Science Studies Division in 1993. In 1994, she was appointed by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as a professor of astrophysics. In 1999, she became the director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA) in Vienna, Austria. Afterwards, Dr. Othman returned to Malaysia to become the founding director-general of the National Space Agency (ANGKASA) beginning in July 2002. Dr. Othman also attended the Advanced Manager Programme at Harvard Business School in 2005. Upon retirement from Malaysian Civil Service in December 2007, she resumed her post as director of OOSA. In June 2009, Dr. Othman was appointed deputy director-general of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV). Dr. Othman retired from the United Nations in December 2013 and was appointed project director of Mega Science 3.0 at Academy of Sciences Malaysia in August 2014.

The podcast episodes are excerpted from her conversation with the Foundation for Perdana Magazine.

SCHOOL DAYS
SCHOOL DAYS

Dr Mazlan speaks about her schooling experience where she was initially very interested in the arts but...

ANGKASAWAN
ANGKASAWAN

Dr Mazlan talks about the famed Ankasawan programme that she oversaw. She recalls how Dr. Mahathir wanted...

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  • HUSSEIN ONN dengan ERA BARU
  • TUN HUSSEIN ONN: PERMATA MENARA GADING
  • PERDANA MENTERI KITA: HUSSEIN ONN
  • TUN HUSSEIN ONN: Bapa Perpaduan; Father of Unity
  • HUSSEIN ONN: A TRYST WITH DESTINY
  • Kenali Tun Hussein Onn
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  • Sejarah Malaysia: Wacana Kedaulatan Bangsa, Kenegaraan Dan Kemerdekaan
  • Malaysia: Perspektif Sejarah dan Politik
  • Malaya: The Making of a Nation, 1510-1957
  • War and Memory in Malaysia and Singapore
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  • Tun Hussein Onn's Speech During the Launch of Sekim Amanah Saham Nasional
    Tun Hussein Onn's Speech During the Launch of Sekim Amanah Saham Nasional
    Tuesday, 04 July 2017

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  • Upacara Pengisytiharan Malaysia 16 September 1963
    Upacara Pengisytiharan Malaysia 16 September 1963
    Monday, 25 September 2017

    Upacara pengisytiharan Malaysia telah diadakan di Stadium Merdeka Kuala Lumpur pada 16 September 1963. Upacara gilang gemilang ini telah dihadiri oleh SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Raja-raja Melayu, Gabenor Pulau Pinang, Melaka, Singapura, Sarawak dan Sabah. Upacara ini juga dihadiri oleh anggota kabinet, diplomat asing di Kuala Lumpur serta jemputan khas.

  • Proclamation of Independence
    Proclamation of Independence
    Monday, 28 August 2017

    Setting the Date of the Independence of the Federation of Malaya was officially declared at exactly 9.30am on the 31st August 2017. The Proclamation of Independence ceremony was held at the Merdeka Stadium in the presence of more than 20,000 people including the Malay rulers, special guests from abroad, members of the Cabinet of the Federal Government, and members of the public.

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