Category: NEWS

Will The Home Office Take Off?

Source: New Straits Times Computimes WORKING from home as an alternative to employment in the traditional office has become a hot topic of discussion with the Government’s recent decision to formally introduce the concept. Enabled by solutions in information and communications technology (ICT), the home office is certainly welcome as it can encourage women, senior…
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September 12, 2004 0

A Successful Home-Based Mom And Entrepreneur

Source: Olivia Lee from The Star News Press Clippings On Teleworking from The Star PETALING JAYA: Quitting her job as a systems engineer to start up her own business was a risky step for Dayang Lily Abang Muas, but she did it for the love of her children. Three years on, the 33-year-old mother of…
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August 25, 2004 0

Home Is Where Work Is…

Source: Azura Abas from New Straits Times The home will be Malaysia’s next workplace, when the Government develops the “Home Office” concept. The move is likely to unlock the huge reservoir of housewives, senior citizens and the disabled, who will soon be able to venture into business from home. The Cabinet agreed to the concept…
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August 24, 2004 0

Five Teleworking Mothers Honoured As Best In Contest

Source: The Star KUALA LUMPUR: For writer Lydia Teh, playing jigsaw puzzle with her daughter and making roast chicken and home-baked buns are the “luxuries” of working from home. “I wanted to be a stay-at-home mum. Initially, I was contented being a homemaker, but over time I realised that I could work from home and…
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May 31, 2004 0

Mothers For Mothers

Source: Penita

May 30, 2004 0

Majlis Dialog “Home Office”

Source: Kementrian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat, 18 May 2004 KUALA LUMPUR. 18 Mei 2004 — Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita. Keluarga dan Masyarakat (KPWKM) telah menganjurkan Majlis Dialog bagi pelaksanaan konsep bekerja dari rumah atau home office di Hotel Prince. Kuala Lumpur. Majlis dialog ini bertujuan membincangkan konsep “home office” dan pelaksanaannya dalam konteks Malaysia dari pelbagai…
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May 18, 2004 0

Paying Tributes To Successful Moms Working From Home

Source: News Strait Times Kuala Lumpur, Wed — Selected mothers who have achieved financial independence and raised their families while working from home will be honoured soon. The organisation, Mothers for Mothers/ eHomemakers, together with Nestle is organising the “Best Teleworking Moms Contest 2004” to honour five mothers. The public is invited to nominate mothers…
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May 13, 2004 0

Teleworking Mothers Get An Extension

Source: P. Angelina from The Star Intech PETALING JAYA: The closing date for “Best Teleworking Contest 2004,” organised by Mothers for Mothers network, has been extended to May 14 to give the public more time to send in their nominations. The competition is an annual event to raise public awareness on how mothers are active…
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May 4, 2004 0

Studying The Role Of ICT And Gender In Teleworking

Source: P. Angelina from The Star Intech Teleworking is not something new in Malaysia. It has been around for some time and research and development projects on it have been conducted since the early 1990s. A recent survey has found that men and women relate differently when it comes to teleworking. Local network organisation Mothers…
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April 15, 2004 0

Contest For Best Mothers

Source: Article by P. Angelina from The Star Intech In conjunction with this year’s Mother’s Day celebrations, Mothers for Mothers is holding a competition titled The Best Teleworking Moms Contest 2004. According to Mothers for Mothers founder Chong Sheau Ching, the competition is an annual event held by the organisation to raise awareness that mothers…
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April 15, 2004 0