Electric bus debuts on Friday, passengers ride for free for 3 months

Electric bus debuts on Friday, passengers ride for free for 3 months

Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
The bus will operate hourly, have free WiFi and cover 26 stops around Kuching city centre. Photo by Mohammad Rais Sanusi. KUCHING: Sarawak’s first electric bus will hit the roads this Friday (March 1) enabling locals and visitors here to travel around the city centre with ease. Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the CRRC electric bus will go on a three-month trial run covering 26 stations that include the Open Air Market, Kuching Waterfront, iCom Square and Sarawak Museum, among others. “The free electric bus will provide commuters with the convenience to travel around the city centre, especially for those who are from outside Kuching. “This bus will operate for three months which will be a good gauge for us to assess…
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Kunjungi Untan, Ketua Hipmi Kalbar Beberkan Maksud dan Tujuannya

Kunjungi Untan, Ketua Hipmi Kalbar Beberkan Maksud dan Tujuannya

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
Kunjungi Untan, Ketua Hipmi Kalbar Beberkan Maksud dan Tujuannya Ketua umum BPD Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia (Hipmi) Kalbar, Dania Yuniarti Abdussamad TRIBUNPONTIANAK.CO.ID, PONTIANAK -   Ketua umum BPD Himpunan Pengusaha Indonesia  (Hipmi) Kalbar, Dania Yuniarti Abdussamad berkunjung ke Universitas Tanjungpura untuk menemui Rektor Untan Thamrin Usman Dea, bersama Chief Technical Officer Start Up Borneo Abdul Qaiyum Alidin, Jumaat (1/2) . Maksud dan tujuan kedatangan adalah kunjungan balasan dari Startup Borneo dan komunitas Enterpreneur, sertan himpunan kreatif dari Sarawak didampingin Chip Of Digital Economy Kerjaan Sarawakm Malaysia. Dania mengatakan sangat senang dan bangga karena momentum kunjungan dari Sarawak tidak hanya kunjungan biasa, tetapi dibuka dengan acara seminar yang hampir dihadiri oleh 1000 peserta mengenai memanfaatkan peluang usaha melalui digital. ''Dimana jaman sekarang digital ekonomi tidak dapat dibendung lagi dengan pertumbuhan revolusi industri…
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Malaysia’s game plan: Improving human lives through the power of tech

Malaysia’s game plan: Improving human lives through the power of tech

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
With the advent of tech, the race to innovate within the tech spectrum is largely focused on coming up with the “new.” From smarter algorithms, to artificial intelligence (AI), and even to augmented reality (AR) — the goal has always been to disrupt. But more than disruption and awe, today’s tech innovators are constantly coming up with ways to improve human experience. By this, we don’t just mean using tech to promote greater convenience and ease in people’s daily lives. We mean solutions that impact the very nature of people. These are solutions that help inculcate road safety discipline, democratise HR platforms for small and medium companies (SMEs), provide cheap lodging options for young people, and even ones that power human development through skills training. True, some of the most…
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Bali’s new Starbucks flagship store has its own coffee farm and valet parking

Bali’s new Starbucks flagship store has its own coffee farm and valet parking

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Our Community, Smart City
The Starbucks Reserve Dewata in the Indonesian island of Bali is the only branch in the world to have its own coffee farm inside Starbucks. The store pays homage to Indonesia’s coffee heritage and farmers in the region. The location will eventually be home to an additional restaurant and conference center. From valet parking to a concierge desk — where customers are escorted to the main door — this new Starbucks Reserve on the island of Bali, Indonesia feels more like a luxury hotel rather than a coffee shop. Officially known as the Starbucks Dewata Coffee Sanctuary, it is the largest Starbucks in Southeast Asia and brings the Starbucks Reserve experience to a new level. A Starbucks Reserve is a higher-end version of its traditional coffee stores. Interactive coffee journeys Newly…
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THE Awards Asia 2019: shortlist announced

THE Awards Asia 2019: shortlist announced

Our Community, Sarawak
More than 30 institutions from 13 territories have made the shortlist for Times Higher Education’s first awards ceremony celebrating the achievement of Asian universities. Nearly 80 universities from 21 countries or regions entered the inaugural THE Awards Asia. The winners will be announced on 1 May during the THE Asia Universities Summit in Abu Dhabi. The event will build on the success of THE’s long-running UK-focused awards – dubbed the “Oscars of higher education”. Universities have been nominated across five categories: Leadership and Management Team of the Year; International Strategy of the Year; Teaching and Learning Strategy of the Year; Outstanding Support for Students; and Technological Innovation of the Year. John Gill, editor of THE, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be launching the inaugural THE Awards Asia with such a strong set of shortlists, highlighting the exceptional achievements of universities from across…
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Salam TIMOGAH dari Pontianak, Indonesia

Salam TIMOGAH dari Pontianak, Indonesia

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIcPkm7Wy1Y[/embed] Salam TIMOGAH dari Pontianak, Indonesia. Rombongan dari Kuching ini terdiri daripada En Heineken Laluan mewakili Timogah, Prof Khalid dari SMA (Sarawak Multimedia Authority), Abdul Qaiyum dari Resonics Consultancy & StartupBorneo, En Ramzy dari AnakSarawak Digital Media dan En Hisham dari Serapi Group. Disambut dengan penuh mesra dan disusuli dengan pelbagai program yang diatur oleh pihak HIPMI KALBAR; misi Timogah kali ini adalah untuk menimba pengalaman, menjalin hubungan dengan rangkaian perniagaan merentas sempadan dan mencari pelbagai peluang perniagaan. #ecommerce #agriculture [Old Kuching Kampung Heritage/StartUp Borneo]
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TIMOGAH Terus Berani Mengorak Langkah Tahun 2019

TIMOGAH Terus Berani Mengorak Langkah Tahun 2019

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sarawak
#TIMOGAH terus mengorak langkah ke hadapan hasil daripada jalinan kerjasama erat sejak tahun 2018 bersama projek #StartupBorneo dan #KuchingKampungHeritage. Bersama pembimbing Encik Qaiyum Alidin, Timogah hari ini ikut serta dalam rombongan ke Pontianak, Indonesia. Misi TIMOGAH ke Pontianak kali ini adalah untuk menimba pengalaman, meneroka peluang perniagaan dan menjalinkan kerjasama dengan kelompok usahawan serta syarikat berkaitan, dari kawasan Kalimantan amnya. TIMOGAH adalah sebuah syarikat perdagangan atas talian (ecommerce) yang diusahakan oleh anak tempatan Sarawak. Berpusat di Kuching Sarawak, Timogah kini menawarkan sistem pembelian secara online dengan khidmat penghantaran segera untuk pelbagai hasil pertanian atau makanan segar kepada para pelanggan di sekitar Kuching. Borneo amnya kaya dengan pelbagai tanaman yang boleh diusahakan secara komersial. Bermula dari skala pasaran tempatan dan menitikberatkan pertanian mampan (sustainable farming). Usaha berterusan sedang dijalankan supaya revolusi perniagaan atas talian ini…
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LinkedIn just named Sarawak and Kedah Malaysia’s ‘hidden gems’ of tech talent

LinkedIn just named Sarawak and Kedah Malaysia’s ‘hidden gems’ of tech talent

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Sarawak, alongside Kedah, was named by LinkedIn as a state with a ready supply of tech talent Hiring digital talent? Why not try looking in Sarawak and Kedah? These states were identified by professional networking site LinkedIn as “hidden gem” locations – places in Malaysia where the supply of tech talent actually exceeded demand, the company said in its 2019 Emerging Jobs in Malaysia Report published on Tuesday (Jan 29). In its report, LinkedIn analysed “millions” of job titles listed by users in Malaysia to find out the top emerging jobs for the country. These were: data scientist, full stack engineer, drive test engineer, user experience designer and content writer.  [Source: "LinkedIn just named Sarawak and Kedah Malaysia’s ‘hidden gems’ of tech talent" published by BusinessInsider]
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Bot Penambang Kuching Kini Berwajah Baru, Turut Dilengkapi Panel Solar

Bot Penambang Kuching Kini Berwajah Baru, Turut Dilengkapi Panel Solar

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Bot Penambang Kuching Kini Berwajah Baru, Turut Dilengkapi Panel Solar [embed]https://youtu.be/I9YkYeOgh5g[/embed] 12 buah bot penambang yang beroperasi di Waterfront Kuching kini berwajah baru apabila satu inisiatif diadakan untuk menaiktaraf bot bot penambang tersebut. Proses naik taraf bot penambang ini dilakukan oleh Fakulti Alam Bina UNIMAS dan merupakan salah satu cabang dalam Projek Old Kampung Heritage yang dijalankan oleh Kerajaan Negeri Sarawak. Proses naik taraf bot penambang ini dibahagi kepada beberapa peringkat meliputi cadangan corak, pemilihan corak sehingga ke pemasangan panel solar dan melibatkan kerjasama pelbagai pihak bagi memastikan projek ini berjaya. [Old Kuching Kampung Heritage]
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Drone Opior Asal Indonesia Juarai Startup Borneo 2018 di Malaysia

Drone Opior Asal Indonesia Juarai Startup Borneo 2018 di Malaysia

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Inionline.Id – Drone Opior berhasil menjadi yang terbaik pada ajang Startup Borneo 2018 yang diselenggarakan di Malaysia. Drkne tersebut merupakan drone besutan dari tim Borneo Skycam. Tim Borneo Skycam berhasil mengalahkan kontestan lain dar berbagai negara asia tenggara. Borneo Skycam merupakan satu diantara tiga peserta yang mewakili Indonesia di ajang tersebut. “Borneo Skycam merupakan satu di antara perwakilan dari tiga wakil yang mengikuti startup pitch di Malaysia. Alhamdulillah dan bangga kita berhasil mendapat juara pertama,” ujar Ketua Tim Proyek Opior , Borneo Skycam , Hanjon Mahmudi. “Opior merupakan pesawat tanpa awak bertenaga surya hasil riset Borneo Skycam yang mampu terbang selama 10 sampai 16 jam non-stop. Pesawat ini nantinya dapat digunakan untuk pemetaan, survei medan yang sulit, satelit lokal, bahkan mata-mata” tambahnya. Drone Opior pertama kali dirilis pada Maret 2018…
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