Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan

Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
https://www.facebook.com/unitkomunikasiawamsarawak/videos/298416714567916/ Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan KUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak membuktikan keseriusan dalam usaha membangunkan industri sukan elektronik melalui pembangunan fasiliti sukan elektronik, SESA Mini Esports Hub yang terletak di D-Virtual Park, Kota Samarahan. Menteri Belia dan Sukan, Dato’ Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican berkata Arena Esports itu merupakan inisiatif Persatuan Sukan Elektronik Negeri Sarawak (SESA) bersama pihak swasta, fasiliti SESA Mini Esports Hub. [Source: "Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan" published by Unit Komunikasi Awam Sarawak-UKAS]
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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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AZAM SARAWAK ATTENDS FINAS CREATIVE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS SESSION

AZAM SARAWAK ATTENDS FINAS CREATIVE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS SESSION

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community, Sarawak, Social Innovation
AZAM Sarawak officers and board member, Alice Wee attended a meet the creative industry stakeholders session by FINAS at the FINAS Sarawak Branch on July 10, 2020. At the function, among other things, the Chairman of FINAS, YBrs. Tuan Zakaria Abdul Hamid, had the opportunity to introduce a new member of the Corporation, namely YBhg. Dato ‘Norhyati Mohd Ismail who is also a board member of AZAM. Dato’ Norhyati is also the Chairman of the Sarawak (film) Industry Development Committee. The event is also to brief local industry players on the latest facilities and immediate post covid19 assistance in terms of fund and facilities. AZAM has been an active NGO in contributing to efforts in nurturing the creative industry (as a potentially high income economic activity) in the state including…
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MDEC partners with Huawei to spearhead Malaysia as ASEAN Digital Hub

MDEC partners with Huawei to spearhead Malaysia as ASEAN Digital Hub

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Smart City
The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in order to drive Malaysia’s position as the heart of Digital ASEAN. The initiative will kickstart with a whitepaper development by both parties and go on to develop key elements to realise Malaysia as the regional digital hub. “From our partnership with Huawei, we aim to gain insights and knowledge in addressing the pain points and challenges faced by the digital ecosystem in Malaysia. We aim to be prepared with solutions to enable and facilitate the capacity building to realise the full potential of Malaysia’s digital economy through digital adoption and digital talent development,” said MDEC’s chief executive officer, Surina Shukri. The MoU will also see the sharing of practices and…
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Sabah’s only innovation and creativity centre on track to shape resilient community

Sabah’s only innovation and creativity centre on track to shape resilient community

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community, Sabah, Smart City, Social Innovation
KOTA KINABALU: Having only begun operating for four months, the Sabah Creative Economy and Innovation Centre has achieved several accomplishments in fostering an innovative and resilient community despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Highlights include the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR) in tourism, pushing for innovation among locals, and establishing a partnership with the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC). The centre's general manager Viviantie Sarjuni said the AR/VR Tourism idea was picked to be among the top 10 in the Startup Weekend online organised by Techstar - an American seed accelerator founded in 2006 in Boulder, Colorado. "The idea came from one of the participants Zikri Zainudin, who is a Sabahan. The idea is to make changes to a person's perception of their physical surroundings when…
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Nancy: Efforts will boost tourism and preserve songket and keringkam

Nancy: Efforts will boost tourism and preserve songket and keringkam

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Sarawak, Social Innovation
KUCHING: More efforts should be made to promote Sarawak songket and keringkam among locals and visitors, says Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. The Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister said promoting local handicraft would help to boost tourism besides preserving them for future generations. “The state tourism ministry needs to create something so that people will wear songket and keringkam. We want an influx of people coming into Sarawak to take back Sarawak’s handicraft when they leave. “We are here to promote local tourism, which is not just about travelling to places but having something to take back, ” she said when visiting the Songket and Keringkam Gallery here. Keringkam is Sarawak Malays’ traditional hand-stitched embroidery using gold or silver thread. It is usually worn as head coverings or shawls at weddings…
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‘Bandung a great smart city model’

‘Bandung a great smart city model’

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING: Bandung serves as the best model for Kuching in its transformation into becoming a smart city. The highland city of Indonesia, about a couple of hours’ drive away from Jakarta, was declared a smart city four years ago, said Assistant Minister in Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and Kuching North City Commission) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. “Bandung is a city that covers an area of 167.57 square kilometres and has a population of 2.57 million. “It has managed to transform, from an old city into a modern one, and retained the local culture through creativity and digital innovation,” he said in a statement issued in conjunction with his visit to the Indonesian city, where he paid a courtesy call on the Governor of West Java, Mochamad Ridwan Kamil…
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Abang Johari: 36 new telco towers to enhance digital connectivity

Abang Johari: 36 new telco towers to enhance digital connectivity

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Sarawak
KUCHING: Thirty-six locations in Betong, including Pusa, have been identified as the site for erecting new telecommunication (telco) towers to enhance digital connectivity. In pointing this out today, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said 32 of these projects are in the process of being implemented, out of which nine will be completed in the near future. “Four of these new telco towers have been completed. We are going to build more to improve network connection. Once all these (36 new telco towers) are completed, we will have strong signal,” he said when launching the ‘Rindok Digital@Pusa’ programme in conjunction with the Sarawakku Sayang campaign in Betong. Initiated by the Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA), the three-day programme is second of its kind held in Sarawak with the objective of…
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Nancy melantik Sanib sebagai Ahli Lembaga Penasihat Arkib Negara Malaysia

Nancy melantik Sanib sebagai Ahli Lembaga Penasihat Arkib Negara Malaysia

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Our Community, Social Innovation
KUCHING, 5 JULAI 2020 (SNN) – YB Dato’ Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri telah menyampaikan surat pelantikan kepada Datu Dr. Sanib bin Hj. Said sebagai Ahli Lembaga Penasihat Arkib Negara Malaysia petang tadi.  Nancy merupakan Menteri Pelancongan, Seni dan Budaya Malaysia yang bertanggungjawab kepada pelbagai jabatan dan agensi Kerajaan Persekutuan termasuk Arkib Negara Malaysia yang mempunyai cawangan di negeri Sarawak. Nancy berkata dengan kelayakan dan pengalaman yang luas, Sanib akan mampu memberikan sumbangan kepada kemajuan Arkib Negara Malaysia di peringkat kebangsaan. Sanib Said (67) merupakan salah seorang sejarawan yang terkenal di Sarawak dan Malaysia.  Sebagai seorang sejarawan beliau banyak menggunakan perkhidmatan arkib bukan sahaja di Malaysia tetapi juga di luar negara.  Penyelidikan yang dilakukan beliau telah menghasilkan tesis dan buku tentang sejarah Sarawak.  Mungkin ramai yang tidak mengetahui bahawa Sanib pernah berkhidmat sebagai Pegawai Arkib dan…
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Visi di sebalik penubuhan D-Virtual Park

Visi di sebalik penubuhan D-Virtual Park

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
‘D-Virtual Park’ Kota Samarahan merupakan taman tema maya yang pertama seumpamanya di rantau. Ia bakal memberikan pengalaman yang menarik kepada masyarakat Borneo mendalami lebih dekat kecanggihan teknologi digital dalam era Revolusi Perindustrian 4.0. Menelan kos bernilai RM13 juta D-Virtual Park telah membawa nama Sarawak ke peta dunia. Menerusi satu temu bual eksklusif wartawan Suara Sarawak ALWIN LAWRENCE bersama Pengarah Urusan dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, DATUK DR IR MOHD ABDUL KARIM ABDULLAH, baru-baru ini yang berkongsikan matlamat, hala tuju dan pengalamannya membangunkan D-Virtual Park ini. SUARA SARAWAK: Disebabkan tempoh PKPP kini, bagaimana dan bila D-Virtual Park akan dapat dibuka secara rasmi kepada orang ramai? DATUK DR IR MOHD ABDUL KARIM: D-Virtual Park telah pun dibuka secara rasmi kepada orang ramai ketika ini.Tetapi oleh kerana Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP), kita…
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