Selamat Datang !!!
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For those of us in Illinois and the neighboring states, please make this website as your one-stop resource and make new connections by joining the network. We are promoting the unity of Malaysians throughout this region and beyond.
MERDEKA! MERDEKA! MERDEKA!
Happy Malaysia's 54th Independence Day.
There will be a flag-raising ceremony on Sept 3, 2011 at Clarkson Park Northfield at 1pm.
MAI would like to wish Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri to all Muslims - Eid Mubarak. The Fiqh Council of North America has announced that the first day of Syawal is August 30, 2011. Let's all celebrate the occasion.
Education Malaysia Chicago is organizing an Eid Prayer and potluck Raya brunch at Parkes Hall Northwestern University from 9am to 12 noon. All Malaysian Muslims are invited to join the prayers.
We are proud to announce that the Malaysian team has won the 3rd place in the ASEAN Bowling tournament last Saturday. Not bad with having only one team whereas other countries have at least two teams*. The Filipinos are really tough to beat. Below are the final results:
TEAM: 1st place - Philippine Team A 2890 pts
2nd place - Philippine Team B 2325 pts
3rd place - Malaysian Team 1811 pts
INDIVIDUAL (MALE): 1st place - Cenon Morales 706 pts
2nd place - Arvic Roxas 681 pts
3rd place - Nestor Malab 546 pts
INDIVIDUAL (FEMALE): 1st place - Marilou Tanagras 517 pts
2nd place - Norma Amar 495 pts
3rd place - Dolly San Juan 453 pts
All individual top-scorers are Filipinos.
* Indonesia sent 3 teams.
Let's congratulate the Malaysian team for a job well done. Hope we can do better next year.
Malaysian Team:Ikram Ismail - Captain
Ahmad Muzammil Roslan
Chia Chyuan Khor
Education Malaysia Washington DC has a job vacancy open to all Malaysians living USA. Click here for more info.
A Malaysian-owned company is looking for experienced candidates to be based in North America for the post of ACCOUNTANT and COMMODITY TRADER. More info at http://tinyurl.com/exec-openings
"Dimaklumkan bahawa Bahagian Biasiswa telah diberi tanggungjawab untuk melaksanakan Program MyBrain15. Program ini merupakan program pembiayaan di peringkat pasca siswazah/post-graduate bagi mencapai sasaran 60,000 orang pemegang PhD dari kalangan rakyat Malaysia menjelang tahun 2023. Program ini terdiri daripada MyPhD, MyMaster dan PhD Industri. Kumpulan sasaran MyPhD dan MyMaster adalah graduan yang belum bekerja dan tidak berpendapatan tetap, kakitangan swasta dan pensyarah IPTS. Manakala kumpulan sasaran bagi PhD Industri adalah eksekutif industri." - Ministry of Higher Education
* Please visit MAI Facebook for more details.
MAI Aidil Fitri Open House/Merdeka
Date: Sat Sept 3, 2011
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Venue: Clarkson Park Lodge, 1950 New Willow Road, Northfield, IL
Come celebrate the Eid and Merdeka with us. This is a potluck lunch for MAI members, professionals, post-grad students and their families only. For those (12 years and over) who don't bring anything to share, please donate $5 to the MAI fund. Thank you for your cooperation.
There will be a flag-raising ceremony. kueh raya contest, kids raya costume contest, silat and musical performances as well as games for the kids. It's going to be fun and good food for all ages.
2011/2012 Calendar of Events
MAI Aidil Fitri Open House/Merdeka - Sept 3, 2011
MAI Deepavali / Aidil Adha / Christmas - Dec 2011
MAI Chinese New Year Open House - 2012
ASEAN Bowling Tournament - July 30, 2011
MAI Bowling Tournament - 2012
** Become a registered member now to participate in the games