Sunday, November 12, 2017

Kelantan's Awards 2017

Thirty nine were bestowed with honours of various titles giving them the Datuks Title.





As reported in The Star on 11 Nov 2017, thirty nine made it as Datuks in conjunction with Sultans birthday celebration of Sultan Muhammad's 48th birthday in Kota Baru, Kelantan.


AA. Ahli yang Pertama (Seri Paduka) for Darjah Kebesaran Kesatria Mahkota Kelantan yang Amat Perkasa (SPKK)  carries the title Datuk.
-Azizan, a defence and security expert, was the sole recipient of  award that

BB. Ahli Yang Kedua (Datuk Paduka) for Darjah Kebesaran Jasa Mahkota Kelantan Yang Amat Setia (DPJK) award that also carries the title Datuk.
- Kelantan police chief DCP Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan and his deputy SAC Din Ahmad were among eight personalities conferred.
-  Two judges, academicians (three), and top civil servants (11) with various awards carrying the title Datuk.

CC. Education Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Alias Ahmad (SPSK), Human Resources Ministry secretary-general Dr Mohd Gazali Abas (DPSK), Environment and Natural Resources Ministry deputy secretary-general Datuk Suhaimi Mamat (DPSK), and Malaysia Communications and Multimedia Commission COO Dr Mazlan Ismail (DPSK).
Only two politicians were conferred Datukship awards. They are Deputy Regional and Rural Development Minister Datuk Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub of Umno and Gual Periok assemblyman Mohamad Awang of PAS. Both were conferred the DJMK.

DD.Among the figures from the business sector conferred the Datukship awards are JL99 Group executive chairman Datuk Seri Lee Boon Kiat (DJMK) and Tan Ah Choo (DPKK).Other Datukship award recipients are ambassador to United Arab Emirates Syed Md Hasrin Syed Hussin (DPSK), lawyer Sunil Abraham (DJMK), and USM cardiothoracic surgeon Prof Dr Mohamad Ziyadi Ghazali (DPSK).

EE. Others are Prime Minister’s Department research division director-general Datuk Hasanah Ab Hamid (DPMK), Finance Ministry national strategy unit director Datuk Dr Aminuddin Hassim (DPSK), Kelantan Religious Council member of ulama board Wan Hassan Wan Muhammad (DJMK), South Kelantan Development Board (Kesedar) general manager Fazam Mat Lazim (DPSK) and Kelantan Federal Development Department director Yahya Mamat (DPSK).

Looking at the number, it is tame as compared to Pahang.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Sultan of Perak Awards of 2016

As published by Bernama on 5 Nov 2016,
In conjunction with the birthday of Sultan Nazrin Shah, the Sultan agreed to bestow awards in honours to the worthy recipients.  The investiture at the Balairong Seri, Istana Iskandariah in Bukit Chandan:

AA.  Darjah Kebesaran Seri Paduka Nazrin Shah (SPSN) award that carries the title “Datuk Seri Diraja.”

- Mohammed Hanif is the sole recipient

BB. Darjah Seri Paduka Mahkota Perak (SPMP), which carries the title “Datuk Seri.”
- Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong,
- Senator Datuk Zainal Abd Adzam Ghani and Perak Council on Islamic Religion.
- Malay Customs president Tan Sri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Nordin.

CC. Darjah Seri Panglima Taming Sari (SPTS) award which carries the title “Datuk Seri Panglima“,
- The Fleet Commander of the Royal Malaysian Navy, Admiral Datuk Pahlawan Mohamad Roslan Mohamad.

DD. Darjah Datuk Paduka Cura Si Manja Kini (DPCM), which carries the title “Datuk.”
-  Perak State Financial Officer Datuk Mohd Ghazali Jalal.

EE. Darjah Datuk Paduka Mahkota Perak (DPMP) award which also carries the title “Datuk”
- Twenty-three individuals receipients, including...
- Universiti Malaya’s Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman
- The late religious leader Ustaz Abu Bakar Al-Baqir (posthumously)
- Political secretary to the Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism, Faizul Arby Mohd Shohor;
- Bagan Serai member of Parliament, Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali;
- Lean Ah Too,
-  Special Officer to the Perak Menteri Besar Dr Azizah Johor
- Manong assemblyman Mohammad Kamil Shaffie, Beh Chiew Ning and Shahul Hamid Mydin Shah.
Other DPMP recipients were Perak State Development Corporation deputy chief executive, Jamal Mohd Aris; state Syariah chief judge and Head of state Syariah Judiciary Department, Asa’ari Mohd Yazid; state education director, Rozi Puteh Ismail; Larut Matang and Selama district officer, Kamaruddin Awang; Kuala Kangsar Municipal Council president, Shahrom Abd Malik, state Public Works Department director, Jamilol Nasir Saad. Community Development Department (KEMAS) director-general, Amiruddin Ariffin; Sultan Azlan Shah University Berhad board member, Mustafa Mohd Nor; CIMB Group Holdings Bhd Group Chief People Officer, Hamidah Naziadin, Toh Muda Orang Kaya Seri Adika Raja Shahbandar Muda, Meor Roslan Meor Ahmad Rashidi and Orang Besar Jajahan Hulu Perak Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab, who is also CyberSecurity Malaysia chief executive officer . Universiti Malaya Otorhinolaringology Department head Professor Dr Prepageran Narayanan, Advocate and Solicitor Ang Saik Hoon and Perak Tenaga Nasional Berhad general manager Raja Abdul Jalil Raja Zaid.

There were a few more awards not mentioned here..

Sultan Perak's Birthday Honours 2017

In conjunction with the birthday of the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, on 4 Nov 2017,  a list of honors with bestowed. Leading the list is the Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Sallehuddin, with DK award.
The ceremony will be held on Sunday 5 Nov at Istana Iskandariah, Kuala Kangsar.


The following is the list as posted in Utusan..


AA. Darjah Seri Paduka Mahkota Perak (SPMP) carrying the title Datuk Seri.
Two were accorded. They are:
-  Tan Sri Zainal Rahim Seman
- Tan Sri Dr. Mohd. Khamil Jamil, Pos Malaysia.


BB. Darjah Seri Panglima Taming Sari (SPTS) with title of Datuk Seri Panglima.
-  Timbalan Ketua Polis Negara, Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim
- Panglima Tentera Darat, Jeneral Tan Sri Zulkiple Kassim.

CC. Darjah Dato' Paduka Cura Si Manja Kini (DPCM) with title Datuk.
- Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Kebajikan Masyarakat, Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan negeri, Datuk Rusnah Kassim.

- Pe­ngerusi Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi, Hal Ehwal Pengguna, NGO dan Masyarakat Sivil negeri, Datuk Samsudin Abu Hassan

- Pe­ngarah Urusan Kamalbina Sdn Bhd, Datuk Kamarulbahrin Zainuddin.

DD. Darjah Paduka Mahkota Perak (DPMP) yang bertaraf lebih rendah daripada DPCM tetapi tetap diberikan gelaran Datuk
- Pengarang Kumpulan New Straits Times (NST), Yushaimi Maulud Yahaya
- Speaker Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) Perak, S Thangasvari.

EE. Darjah Dato' Pahlawan Taming Sari (DPTS) yang membawa gelaran Datuk Pahlawan
- Ke­tua Polis Selangor, Datuk Mazlan Mansor
- Ketua Cawangan Khas Polis Perak, Senior Asisten Komisioner Mazlan Santarai.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

PAHANG AWARDS 2017

In conjunction with the birthday of the Sultan of Pahang, a number of selected recipients were bestowed with various titles and honours. The awards were conferred by Tengku Mahkota of Pahang Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah who had graced the investiture ceremony.

A public figure, a well known singer,  Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza and the Communications and Multimedia Deputy Minister Datuk Jailani Johari were two of the 28 persons who were conferred the Darjah Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (SSAP) in conjunction with the birthday of Pahang Ruler Sultan Ahmad Shah.

A: The award (SSAP) carries the title "Datuk Seri".
- Datuk Abdul Rahman Yunos,Pahang Syariah chief judge.
- Datuk Ramlan Ibrahim  Foreign Ministry secretary-general
- Urban Wellbeing Housing and Local Government secretary-general Datuk Mohammad Mentek
- Pahang police chief Datuk Rosli Abdul Rahman,
- Fajarbaru Builder Group Bhd group executive director Eric Kuan Khian Leng,
- Mula Holdings Sdn Bhd chairman Datuk Harban Singh,
- Nirvana Asia Group deputy chairman and chief executive officer Kong Yew Foong.

B. There was only one recipient of the Sri Indera Mahkota Pahang (SIMP), which carries the title "Datuk Indera" The recipient was the THSB Services Sdn Bhd executive director Datuk Mohd Azwan Abdul Malik.

C. Darjah Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (DSAP)  with the title Datuk. (13 recipients)
Among the 13 DSAP recipients were Felda director-general Ab Ghani Mohd Ali, Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) commander of air region I Major General Datuk Mohd Faudzi Ahmad, RMAF Inspector-General Major General Datuk Johar Razali Ahmad, RMAF assistant chief of staff Datuk Mohd Asghar Khan Goriman Khan, Pahang special branch chief DCP Mohd Shuhaily Mohd Zain, Kedah deputy police chief DCP Sahabudin Abd Manan, KLCC Projeks Sdn Bhd executive director Hashimah Hashim, and Jovian Mandagie Sdn Bhd chief executive director Jovian Mandagie.

D. Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP). (59 receipients)

Among the DIMP recipients were Prime Minister's Department director-general of Malaysian Maritime Law Enforcement Affairs Division Shahruddin Abu Sohot, Pahang Mineral and Geoscience Department director Azman Ab Majid, and Peninsular Malaysia Forestry Department director of forestry training Dr Mohd Hizamri Mohd Yasin, Transport Minister's special officer Wong Kam Hor, MCA Headquarters chief administrative director Lim Chin Hai, and Kelantan Wanita MCA chief Lee Liew Loo


Source : The Star - NATION published on Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 1:29 PM MYT by joash ee de silva
Read more at http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/10/24/its-datuk-seri-siti-nurhaliza-now/#32rrYiFdoXFHV0dm.99


Monday, March 27, 2017

Johor State's Awards 2015

This is based on the papers report posted on 30 mar 2015

The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar bestowed  various awards in conjunction with the coronation of Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar on March 23 2015. A total of 83 titles and honours were bestowed.

Leading the States Awards was the Tunku Mahkota, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, the eldest son of the Sultan. 

A. Darjah Sultan Ibrahim Johor Yang Amat Disanjungi Pangkat Pertama Dato' Sri Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (SMIJ).
Bestowed to the Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.  
Other recipients of the S.M.I.J award were Tunku Temenggong Johor Tunku Idris Sultan Ibrahim; the Johor Sultan's mother, Enche' Besar Hajah Khalsom Abdullah; Tunku Tun Aminah Sultan Ibrahim; Tunku Laksamana Johor Tunku Abdul Jalil Sultan Ibrahim; Tunku Panglima Johor Tunku Abdul Rahman Sultan Ibrahim; and Tunku Putera Johor Tunku Abu Bakar Sultan Ibrahim.

Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin and the Yang Di-Pertua of the Johor Council of the Royal Court Datuk Abdul Rahim Ramli also received the SMIJ award.

B. The Darjah Sultan Ibrahim Johor Yang Amat Disanjungi Pangkat Kedua Dato' Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (D.M.I.J).
Bestowed to Johor state secretary Datuk Ismail Karim and Johor state financial officer Marsan Kassim. D.M.I.J carries the title Datuk.

C. the Darjah Sultan Ibrahim Johor Yang Amat Disanjungi Pangkat Ketiga Setia Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (S.I.J).
Bestowed to the Johor Council of Royal Court secretary Datuk Abdul Latiff Yusof, the Advisory Council of Johor Royal Court member Brig Gen (Rtd) Datuk Ali Musa and Johor deputy state secretary (management) Amran A. Rahman received 
D. The Pingat Sultan Ibrahim Pangkat Kedua (P.S.I II)
Bestowed to 69 recipients including Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff and Johor Baru mayor Datuk Abd Rahman Mohamed Dewam.
Also receiving the Honour were 10 state executive council members including Women, Family and Community Development committee chairman Asiah Md Ariff; Tourism, Trade and Consumerism committee chairman Datuk Tee Siew Kiong; Works, Road and Regional Development committee chairman Datuk Hasni Mohammad; Religion committee chairman Abd Mutalip Abd Rahim; Unity and Human Resources committee chairman R. Vidyananthan; Health and Environment committee chairman Datuk Ayub Rahmat and Agriculture and Agro-based Industry committee chairman Ismail Mohamed.
The investiture ceremony was held at the Istana Besarin Johor Baharu.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Sultans' Birthdays

The honours awards are normally awarded on the birthdays of the states Sultans.  for a country as small as Malaysia, we are certainly having a really good chance to receive an award, as the ration of Sultans to the population ratio is very high.

The list are below...
Date
Day
Holiday
Applicable to
14 Jan
Sat
Yang di-Pertuan Besar
Negeri Sembilan's Birthday
Negeri Sembilan only
15 Jan
Sun
Sultan of Kedah's Birthday
Kedah only
1 Feb
Wed
Federal Territory Day
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya only
23 Mar
Thu
Sultan of Johor's Birthday
Johor only
26 Apr
Wed
Sultan of Terengganu's Birthday
Terengganu only
17 May
Wed
Raja Perlis' Birthday
Perlis only
3 Jun
Sat
Yang Dipertuan Agong's Birthday
National
7 Jul
Fri
Georgetown World Heritage City Day
Penang only
8 Jul
Sat
Penang Governor's Birthday
Penang only
9 Sep
Sat
Sarawak Governor's Birthday
Sarawak only
7 Oct
Sat
Sabah Governor's Birthday
Sabah only
13 Oct
Fri
Malacca Governor's Birthday
Malacca only




24 Oct
Tue
Sultan of Pahang's Birthday
Pahang only
3 Nov
Fri
Sultan of Perak's Birthday
Perak only
11 Nov
Sat
Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday
Kelantan only
12 Nov
Sun
Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday
Kelantan only
11 Dec
Mon
Sultan of Selangor's Birthday
Selangor only

Friday, February 3, 2017

Federal Territory Awards

In conjunction with the Federal Territories Day on 1 Feb 2017, The new Agong (King) had accorded various awards and honors to the list of 375 worthy recipients.

A. Darjah Seri Utama Mahkota Wilayah carrying the title: Datuk Seri Utama
Recipients: - Tun Abdul Ghafar Baba, Tan Seri Mohamad Zabidi Zainal

B. Darjah Seri Mahkota Wilayah with the title Datuk Seri
Nineteen recipients including Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan, Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani and Tan Seri Mazidah Abdul Majid.

C. Pahlima Mahkota Wilayah with the title Datuk
Recipents: Awarded to 76 persons including Dr Rose Lena Lazemi, Dr Junaida Lee Abdullah and Datuk  Dr Azuhan Mohamaed.

Based On Thestar 2 Feb 2017.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Negeri Sembilan Honours 2016

It was reported on 14 January 2016, 725 people received honours and awards of various titles. The awards were given conjunction with the 68th birthday of Negri Sembilan Yang di-Pertuan Besar Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir.

The awards was lead by the former Universiti Selangor vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Kamarudin Kachar. 

A.  Darjah Seri Setia Negeri Sembilan Yang Amat Cemerlang (SSNS), which carries the title Datuk Seri.
Prof Datuk Kamarudin Kachar.  He was the sole recipients.

B. Darjah Dato’ Paduka Negeri Sembilan, which carries the title Datuk.
-  The state Malay Customs and Culture Committee chairman Abd Razak Ab Said, social activitist Datin Halimah Mohd Said, Seremban High Court judge Datuk Wira Kamaludin Md Said, Public Service director-general Tan Sri Mohamad Zabidi Zainal and IJM Corporation Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Soam Heng Choon.

C. Darjah Setia Tuanku Muhriz Yang Amat Gemilang, which also carries the title Datuk.
- Architect Datuk Ar Hajeedar Abdul Majid and social activist Datin Vivienne Leong Foong Lai.

D. Darjah Setia Bakti Negeri Sembilan, which comes with the title Datuk.
A total of 32 recipients include..
Works Ministry deputy secretary-general Abdul Razak Jaafar, former Kuala Pilah assemblyman Adnan Abu Hassan, Seri Pajam Development group chairman Ten Ah Man, Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations deputy director-general Aminahtun A. Karim, Syariah Appeals Court judge Arsad Abdul Samad, Negri Sembilan Development Corporation chief executive officer Hasnul Mohamed, Kuala Pilah MIC chief M. Kalidas and SWM Environment Sdn Bhd board member Lim Yew Boon.
Others include Jempol MCA chief Yap Ching Leong, Youth and Sports Ministry deputy secretary-general Lokman Hakim Ali, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia education faculty member Prof Mohamed Amin Embi, SMK KGV headmaster Mohd Md Isa, Feruni Ceramiche chief executive officer Ngei Chee Chau, state Girl Guides commissioner S. Jeyadhevi, UKM professor of pathology Prof Sharifah Noor Akmal Syed Husain, Fama deputy director-general Sharifah Hashim and state Land and Mines director Zulkifli Baharan.
E. Others
- 39 people would be awarded the Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan,
- Five the Darjah Tuanku Muhriz and 13 the Darjah Pekerti Terpilih.
The awards were presented in a ceremony at Istana Besar Seri Menanti.

Negeri Sembilan Awards 2017

Posted 15 Jan 2017

It was reported in Seremban, in conjunction with the 69th birthday of  the Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir on 14 Jan 2017, Datuk Dr K. Sree Raman and four others head the list of 832 recipients of titles and awards.

A. Darjah Seri Setia Tuanku Muhriz Yang Amat Terbilang (SSTM), which carries the title Datuk Seri..
Presented to Dr Sree as the sole recipient of the award.

B. Darjah Seri Setia Negeri Sembilan (SSNS), which also carries the title Datuk Seri
Two former Court of Appeal judges, Datuk Azhar Maah and Datuk Mohd Hishamudin Md Yunus, The State Secretary Datuk Mat Ali Hassan and UKM vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Noor Azlan Ghazali will also be presented with the SSNS.

C. Darjah Dato’ Paduka Negeri Sembilan (DPNS) which carries the title Datuk.
Eight worthy recipients were awarded with the Datuk award. They are Linggi assemblyman Abdul Rahman Mohd Redza, Gemencheh assemblyman Mohd Isam Mohd Isa, Negri CPO Dept Comm Datuk Jaafar Mohd Yusof, National Heart Institute deputy head of cardiology Datuk Dr Amin Ariff Nuruddin, former Bar Council president Lim Chee Wee, RMAF assistant Chief of Staff (engineering) Mej-Jen Datuk Razali Abd Ghani, Judicial Commissioner Datin Siti Mariam Othman and businessman Soh Poh Soon.

D. Darjah Setia Tuanku Muhriz Yang Amat Gemilang (DSTM), which carries the title Datuk
They are Raja Datin Seri Salbiah Tengku Nujumudin who is the wife of Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan and Hospital Chancellor Tuanku Muhriz senior anaesthesiologist Dr Wan Rahiza Wan Mat.

E. Darjah Setia Bakti Negeri Sembilan (DBNS) which carries the tile Datuk.
Thirty one recipients, and not all are listed here.  Among the recipients are the Negri PWD director Abdul Karim Tahir, Negri Health director Dr Abdul Rahim Abdullah, social activist Chong Kim Fatt, Malaysian Youth Orchestra Foundation’s Jean Wong Yoon Foong, UKM Medical Faculty lecturer Assoc Prof Dr Hanafiah Haruna Rashid, IJM Corp Bhd senior general manager Hoo Kim See, Rasah MIC chief G.M. Kannan, state Gerakan chief Choong Vee Hing, TJH senior consultant (haematology) Dr Azizon Othman, Signals director Brig-Jen Adnan Adam and Perodua Auto Corp vice- president Zainal Abidin Ahmad.

OTHERS
- Forty people will receive the Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan (DNS) award,
- Darjah Tuanku Muhriz (eight),
- Darjah Pekerti Terpilih (17),
- Ahli Setia Negeri Sembilan (98), Setiawan Tuanku Muhriz (two),
- Pingat Khidmat Cemerlang Masyarakat (223),
- Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (366),
- Pingat Khidmat Lama (18) and
- Bentara Tuanku Muhriz (14).

The awards presentation ceremony is schedule to take place at Istana Besar Seri Menanti on 19 Jan 2017

Monday, December 12, 2016

LIST of AGONG

Today is 13th Dec 2016, and Malaysia is about to get the new Agong, or the King of Malaysia.

The Agongs are selected fron the 9 Malay Sultan following a set sequence of rotation.


The Installation of a new King - The 15th Agong of Malaysia