Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang, Kuching among cities approved for transit flights via Singapore

Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang, Kuching among cities approved for transit flights via Singapore

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak
SINGAPORE, Aug 18 — Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang and Kuching are among the latest cities in Asia approved for transit flights through Singapore, according to Singapore Airlines (SIA). In an update on its website today, SIA said its customers, as well as SilkAir and Scoot’s can transit via Singapore Changi Airport from selected points in Asia, Europe and the South West Pacific region to any destination in the SIA Group network currently operated by the three airlines. SIA noted that the transit flights, however, are only for outbound journeys from the cities. “Passengers will not be able to transit from other points in the SIA Group network through Singapore into these cities,” it said. Besides Malaysia’s four cities, there are 33 other cities approved for transit flights through the republic.…
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Sesa laying framework for esports devt in Sarawak

Sesa laying framework for esports devt in Sarawak

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: Sarawak Esports Association (Sesa) yesterday appreciated the remarks of Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican that Sarawak is serious in developing the esports industry in the state. The minister commended the initiative taken by Sesa and the private sector in setting up the Sesa Mini Esports Hub at D-Virtual Park in Kota Samarahan recently. “This esports arena covers 7,000 sq ft and is equipped with 60 gaming computers, six streaming rooms, as well as rooms for holding conferences, discussion and management,” Reezal said during his ministerial winding-up speech in Parliament on Wednesday. “Apart from the esports facility, the Youth and Sports Department Sarawak is also very active in organising esports activities and programmes such as the online esports competitions Myesports PUBG from July 18 to…
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Sabah to churn out skilled manpower in aircraft maintenance at KKIP

Sabah to churn out skilled manpower in aircraft maintenance at KKIP

Aviation and Aerospace, Industry 4.0, Sabah
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is set to produce skilled manpower in the nation's aviation industry as the Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) Aerospace Training Centre collaborates with big companies on aircraft maintenance training and anchor vendor initiatives. The companies are MASwings Sdn Bhd, Layang-Layang Aerospace, Mega Aerospace Sdn Bhd and CAAC Malaysia Sdn Bhd for on-the-job training; as well as Bataras Sdn Bhd and the Department of Industrial Research and Development for anchor-vendor development programmes. Located within KKIP, about 30 minutes from the state capital, the training centre is expected to secure a significant share of revenue from the aerospace industry by developing skilled manpower, providing Sabah an opportunity to tap into the high value-added industry. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said the state must develop and utilise the…
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Leonardo further consolidates its positioning in the Space Sector, increasing its stake in Avio

Leonardo further consolidates its positioning in the Space Sector, increasing its stake in Avio

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Smart City
Leonardo currently owns 29.63% of Avio’s share capitalThe transaction further consolidates Leonardo's role in a strategic sector like the Space Rome, 15 June 2020 – Leonardo announces the conclusion of the transactions aimed at purchasing 988,475 Avio’s shares. Following the transactions, Leonardo increases its stake in Avio by 3.75%, reaching 29.63% of the share capital. The transactions, carried out in the market, have been concluded on the 29th of May for a total price of ca. € 14 million. The transaction is a further consolidation of Leonardo’s role as industrial partner in Avio and Leonardo’s positioning in the relevant, strategic and growing Space business, mainly in the launcher segment, also thanks to the significant italian contribution to European collaboration programmes.
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Nancy: Rugi RM9 bilion, MOTAC lakar Pelan Tindakan Strategik.

Nancy: Rugi RM9 bilion, MOTAC lakar Pelan Tindakan Strategik.

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs
Source: Published by dayak daily on March 24, 2020 at 19:18. Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. KUCHING, Mac 24: Anggaran semasa kerugian industri pelancongan bagi tempoh Januari hingga Mac 2020 kesan penularan wabak Covid-19 melebihi RM9 bilion. Menteri Pelancongan, Seni dan Budaya (MOTAC) Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri mendedahkan, ia melibatkan penggiat sektor penginapan, pengangkutan, beli-belah, makanan dan minuman serta penganjuran acara perniagaan. Bagi mendalami isu ini, satu sesi perjumpaan dan perbincangan bersama penggiat industri pelancongan telah diadakan pada Mac 17. "Perbincangan ini dikendalikan oleh Tourism Recovery Action Council (TRAC) yang ditubuhkan oleh MOTAC khusus bagi membincangkan langkah-langkah memastikan industri pelancongan tidak terjejas akibat penularan wabak Covid-19 ini. "Hasil perbincangan, MOTAC melakar Pelan Tindakan Strategik untuk membantu merancakkan kembali industri ini dan memastikan kesejahteraan rakyat Malaysia yang bergantung kepada industri ini terjamin,"…
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Kerajaan benar pemegang status MM2H terkandas kembali ke Malaysia

Kerajaan benar pemegang status MM2H terkandas kembali ke Malaysia

Aviation and Aerospace, Sabah, Sarawak
Source: Published by FMT Reporters on May 16,2020 at 11:28 AM Kerajaan berkata terdapat 253 pemegang status MM2H yang terkandas di luar negara sejak PKP berkuat kuasa pada 18 Mac. PETALING JAYA: Kerajaan membenarkan ekspatriat dan ahli keluarga mereka di bawah program Malaysia Rumah Keduaku (MM2H) yang terkandas di luar negara kembali ke negara ini bermula esok. Seramai 253 pemegang status MM2H dan tanggungan mereka terkandas di pelbagai negara berikutan pelaksanaan perintah kawalan pergerakan (PKP) pada 18 Mac. Menteri Pelancongan, Kesenian dan Kebudayaan, Nancy Shukri berkata, susulan PKP diganti dengan perintah kawalan pergerakan bersyarat (PKPB) mulai 13 Mei sehingga 9 Jun, kerajaan memutuskan ekspatriat dan tanggungan mereka boleh pulang ke negara ini mulai esok (17 Mei). “Walaupun kerajaan mengalu-alukan kepulangan ahli MM2H yang terkandas, mereka harus mematuhi semua syarat PKP,”…
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Selangor establishes new coordination office for aerospace

Selangor establishes new coordination office for aerospace

Aviation and Aerospace, Industry 4.0
Invest Selangor Bhd unveils a new division of Selangor Darul Ehsan Aerospace Industry Coordination Office (S-Daico) to monitor the implementation of the state aerospace action plan for the next decade. Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari said the Selangor Aerospace Action Plan 2020-2030 (SAAP) targets seven action areas namely infrastructure, incentive, funding, education and training, regulations and market access. The first state’s aerospace action plan in the country was crafted to spur the impact on the development of the multi billion industry. Currently, Selangor is home to about more than 62% of the total 230 aerospace companies and over 20 institution of higher learning related to the industry. “The establishment of S-Daico is also to strengthen Selangor as the leading investment and trading destination for the aerospace industry as well…
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Let’s Talk 1 : How To Navigate Your Career Journey in Disruptive Digital Landscape During Covid 19 Successfully : Action Plan

Let’s Talk 1 : How To Navigate Your Career Journey in Disruptive Digital Landscape During Covid 19 Successfully : Action Plan

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Social Innovation
https://www.facebook.com/KuchingKampungHeritage/videos/551536028895722/ Dear all Permata Dunia Let's Talk 1 : How To Navigate Your Career Journey in Disruptive Digital Landscape During Covid 19 Successfully : Action Plan Date : 8 May 2020 (Friday) Time : 3.00 pm Speaker : Mr. Abdul Qaiyum General Manager, Serba Dinamik IT Solutions Sdn Bhd Register now : https://bit.ly/3b6fMSr
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New airport site to be moved to make way for oil, road projects

New airport site to be moved to make way for oil, road projects

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak, Smart City
Posted by Philip Kiew from Borneo Post Online on February 5, 2020, Wednesday at 12:01 AM Awang Tengah, with his wife Datuk Dayang Morliah Awang Daud on his left, strikes the traditional Chinese drum to mark the start of the festivities LAWAS: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan says the Sarawak government will move the site of the proposed new Lawas Airport to facilitate the implementation of proposed US$5-billion integrated oil refinery project and construction of the coastal road. “We want to adjust the site of the new airport as this huge investment project will change Lawas, but the site should not be too near the airport,” he spoke at a Chinese New Year celebration in Lawas Indoor Stadium on Monday night. Awang Tengah, who is also…
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S’wak govt allocates RM150 mln for Lawas Airport

S’wak govt allocates RM150 mln for Lawas Airport

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak, Smart City
Source: Published by Rachel Lau from Borneo Post Online on November 23, 2018 Villagers welcome Awang Tengah at Kampung Bangat to officiate the house upgrading programme for the Jalan Punang zone. LAWAS: The State Government is allocating RM150 million for the earthworks of the proposed new Lawas Airport project through the Northern Region Development Agency (NRDA) to make up for the recently slashed funding that was approved by the previous federal government. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said this at the launch of house upgrading programme for the poor under Jalan Punang zone in Kampung Sungai Bangkat, Lawas on Friday. He said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has approved this fund through the NRDA after the approval of the first phase of the…
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