Sarawak CM suggests private sector start international school for expats’ kids in Bintulu

Sarawak CM suggests private sector start international school for expats’ kids in Bintulu

Community Initiative, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg (centre) witnessing the signing of the agreement for the setting of a new campus of the Borneo International School, November 2, 2019. ― Picture by Sulok Tawie KUCHING, Nov 2 ― Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today suggested that the private sector set up a private international school to cater for the educational needs of children of the expatriates working with the multi-national companies in Samalaju industrial park, Bintulu. “This is something for them to look into to cater for the educational needs of the children of expatriates, especially the executives, working in Samalaju,” he said. He was speaking to reporters after witnessing the signing of an agreement between Saradise Sdn Bhd and Borneo International School for the setting up of…
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Borneo can be an economic powerhouse in Asia, says Shafie

Borneo can be an economic powerhouse in Asia, says Shafie

Aviation and Aerospace, Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said the island of Borneo, which is shared by three countries including Malaysia, has the potential to be an economic powerhouse in the Asian region. — Bernama pic TARAKAN (Indonesia), Oct 2 — The island of Borneo, which is shared by three countries including Malaysia, has the potential to be an economic powerhouse in the Asian region, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal. He said the area, covering Sabah dan Sarawak, Kalimantan dan Brunei, was rich with natural resources, particularly oil and gas. The island’s proximity to China and South Korea would also contribute to the economic growth, he said. “I am confident Borneo can become a regional economic power not only due to its large size but also its…
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Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak (AKYBMS) telah menjalin kerjasama dengan Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd dan Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera

Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak (AKYBMS) telah menjalin kerjasama dengan Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd dan Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
[Selasa - 17 Disember 2019]Pejabat Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak, Jalan Rodway, Kuching Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak (AKYBMS) telah menjalin kerjasama dengan Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd dan Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera. Telah berlangsung sesi taklimat dan temuduga bagi Program Peneraju Skill Iltizam Rotating Equipment Technician Siri 1/20. Sebanyak 14 orang calon peserta program telah terpilih untuk menghadiri temuduga kali ini. Terima kasih dan selamat maju jaya kepada semua yang hadir. - AAO
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Dialogue held for Sarawak-Sabah border community

Dialogue held for Sarawak-Sabah border community

Community Initiative, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Rosey (front sixth right) is seen with dialogue participants and organisers. On Rosey’s right is Lawas member of parliament Datuk Henry Sum Agong. MIRI: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and Childhood Development together with the Social Development Council held a dialogue for the Sarawak-Sabah border community in Sindumin, Sabah yesterday. The community dialogue sought to address issues such as drug use and trafficking, particularly along the Sarawak-Sabah border at Merapok in Lawas and Sindumin in Sipitang. Assistant Minister of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Rosey Yunus said studies by the council have found an increasing number of drug addiction and trafficking cases. “Symptoms of abuse and distribution of these drugs and substances need to be stopped from now in order not to become…
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SMK Riam Miri wins All About Youth 2019 Award

SMK Riam Miri wins All About Youth 2019 Award

Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
The group of five students from SMK Riam Miri successfully brought home RM30,000 grand prize and the opportunity to commercialise their project with a social enterprise. – Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: All those sleepless nights and hard work finally paid off for students of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Riam Miri, Sarawak after their idea of creating a device that helps to unplug electricity at the fingertips won them first prize in the Sentuhan Harapan–All About Youth (AAY) 2019 Chairman’s Circle Award held by Yayasan Petronas, yesterday. The device called Riam Xplug, alerts users to unplug their electrical appliances through a smartphone  application and automatically shuts off electricity. Shedding their tears when they were crowned winners, the group of five students successfully brought home RM30,000 grand prize and the opportunity to commercialise their project…
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ABG JO HADIRI KONSERT PERTANDINGAN BAKAT KAMEK

ABG JO HADIRI KONSERT PERTANDINGAN BAKAT KAMEK

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
ABG JO HADIRI KONSERT PERTANDINGAN BAKAT KAMEK KUCHING, 20 Disember 2019 - Konsert Pertandingan Akhir Old Kuching Smart Heritage (OKShe) Bakat Kamek 2019 telah berlangsung di Bangunan Dewan Undangan Negeri Lama , Petra Jaya malam ini tadi. Ketibaan Ketua Menteri, Datuk Patinggi Abang Zohari Tun Openg telah disambut Timbalan Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri (Transformasi, Prestasi dan Penyampaian) Datu Dr Sabariah Putit, Dato' Sri Abang Khalid bin Tan Sri Abang Marzuki, Pemangku Pengarah UKAS, Dato Hajah Norhyati binti Ismail dan beberapa kenamaan yang lain. Pelbagai kategori telah dipertandingkan dalam konsert pertandingan Bakat Kamek iaitu : 1. Kategori Anugerah Vocal Terbaik dimenangi oleh Akma. 2. Kategori Anugerah Persembahan Terbaik dimenangi oleh Kumpulan Perey. 3. Kategori Stand Up Comedy : a. Tempat Pertama dimenangi oleh Kumpulan Perey.b. Tempat Kedua dimenangi oleh Kumpulan Power Ranger.c.…
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IAViC2019 Forum 2: Recent Advances of Vibration Technology Applied in Vehicle and Transportation Engineering

IAViC2019 Forum 2: Recent Advances of Vibration Technology Applied in Vehicle and Transportation Engineering

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Smart City, Social Innovation
The invited Panels were: Assoc Prof Dr Ir Zainal Fitri Zainal AbidinMr. Kazuhito KatoMr. Izwan SabriMr. Abdul Qaiyum Over-Arching Principles Overall point of discussion focusing on the transportation perspective that combine all related aspects. Covered aspect and focal discussion arise, followed the theme of conference which is condition monitoring into the era of IR 4.0 and current situation of Malaysia to adopt the new approaching of technology of IR 4.0 and relates with the noise and vibration by using IoT interrogation into transportation perspective. Vision Condition monitoring with embedded sensors to provide continuous and real-time data acquisition and analysis of a machine and transportation by placing permanent sensors is a practice in CM, and can be a good start for monitoring high value assets, especially using vibration analysis. Optimum sourcing…
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Celebrating Kuching’s culture and heritage

Celebrating Kuching’s culture and heritage

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
THE Rainforest Fringe Festival has become a firm fixture on Kuching's calendar of events ever since it burst onto the scene in 2017. Back for its third edition this past week, the festival was packed with all manner of events and activities related to arts, culture and heritage, from music and storytelling performances to exhibitions, talks and art installations. In short, there were so many things happening and no time to see them all, but what I did manage to catch was generally worthwhile. For a start, the "Over Sarawak" exhibition by photojournalist David ST Loh at the UOB Building displayed some striking shots of notable landmarks and less-well-known scenes in Sarawak, including a number of images taken directly from above with a drone. I had the opportunity to interview…
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Sarawak eyes several location in Kuching as Unesco heritage sites

Sarawak eyes several location in Kuching as Unesco heritage sites

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING, May 25 — The Sarawak government will be requesting for several locations in Kuching city to be listed as United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) world heritage sites. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said the state government and Kuching North City Hall will identify historical sites in the state capital to be listed as a world heritage site. “We will upgrade the Sarawak Cultural Heritage Ordinance. Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah (state Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister) is working on it. “Most probably, we will table the new enactment on heritage at the next Sarawak state legislative assembly sitting, and the law provision has to be amended first,” he told reporters after opening  the Gawai Dayak Bazaar in India Street here. Commenting further,…
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Awang Tengah leads delegation to visit solar manufacturing plant in Shanghai

Awang Tengah leads delegation to visit solar manufacturing plant in Shanghai

Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan led a Sarawak delegation to visit a solar manufacturing plant in Shanghai, China yesterday. The plant is one of the top global producers in thecountry’s solar industry and has operations worldwide, including in Malaysia, Portugal and the United States. During the visit, the delegation was briefed on the plant’s operation, which adopts the latest technology in producing high standard solar products. Awang Tengah, who is also International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development Minister, said he was impressed with the factory operations and its research and development facility. He pointed out that the visit to the plant is crucial as it enables the ministry to better understand the solar industry while at the same time attract more solar industry…
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