Category: NEWS

New Profile Of The Homeworker

Source: Sunday Star Some three decades, my family and I lived in a village where a woman who worked from home occupied the house next to ours.


October 31, 2002 0

Interview with Chong Sheau Ching, eHomemakers.net (Malaysia)

Source: TheMediaResearchHub, 2002 eHomemakers (formerly known as Mothers for Mothers, www.eHomemakers.net) was founded in 1998 by a grassroots volunteer group to network homemakers and homeworkers together for economic, gender and social empowerment through ICT. We did barter exchange with the corporate sector when we first started the network with conferences and the entire organizing committed…
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October 30, 2002 0

Working Together As A Team, Virtually

Source: Hooi You Ching from The Star InTech SOCIAL issues are gradually getting the kind of web presence they deserve. Not surprisingly then, the information superhighway is paving the way for greater empowerment for individuals in a civil society. One such organisation to realise the tremendous potential of the Internet as a community service provider…
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October 22, 2002 0

Enormous Benefits Of The Home-office

Source : The Star      


October 5, 2002 0

Home Sweet Work?

Source: The Star Weekender, 5 October 2002 Could it be a reflection on Malaysian work culture that more people aren’t in a position to give happy testimonies about the home as one’s office? Working from home independently is a personal option, but companies could start the ball rolling by offering the option of teleworking. Director…
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October 5, 2002 0

Working From Home

Source: Lee Siew Peng from The Star Weekender SOMETIMES, you just got to know when to quit. For Tiffany Tang, the epiphany came two months after giving birth, when she was pick-pocketed on her way home. Feeling that she had lost her street smarts “I was just rushing everywhere for the sake of my child”…
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October 5, 2002 0

A Mother’s Love

Source : China Daily


May 7, 2002 0

Africa-Asia Workshop

Source: APDIP, 25-29 March 2002 THERE’S MONEY for innovators, an attempt to make affordable GNU/Linux-based PCs,computers that recognise your eye’s iris… and a whole lot of other surprises.   LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE This is Malaysia’s at looking into the future. Some other show-cased technologies include the ‘Bestari Home’ (or Smart Home) system that would allow…
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March 29, 2002 0

Wired Mothers Do IT For Themselves

Source: Alfred Hermida from BBC News Online (edited by e-Homem@kers) Katharine Yip is a busy well-educated mother, jostling with the demands of two young daughters and a full-time job as a translator. Living in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, she has found that new technology has opened up new horizons for her. “In our society, women…
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November 7, 2001 0