Malaysia-ASEAN Entrepreneurs day: Students capture the spirit of entrepreneurship

Malaysia-ASEAN Entrepreneurs day: Students capture the spirit of entrepreneurship

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR, 8 March 2019 – Instilling entrepreneurship mindset and qualities among students may be considered paramount or of similar importance with equipping them with the knowledge of their fields. Students should not therefore confine their minds in wanting to become mere job seekers, rather, they should step forward to become job creators. Hari Usahawan Malaysia-ASEAN (HUMA) – Malaysia-ASEAN Entrepreneurs Day 2019 was held on Tuesday (5 March) at Mahkota Hall, SME Corp, Platinum Sentral. It was a collaboration between Malaysian Association of ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs (MAAYE) and the Entrepreneurship Secretariat of IIUM’s Student Representative Council (SRC) 2018/2019. Its aims were in line with acknowledging potential entrepreneurs and arranging a platform for students to hone their entrepreneurship skills and knowledge, apart from extending their network to experience the world of…
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Hari Usahawan Malaysia-ASEAN 2019

Hari Usahawan Malaysia-ASEAN 2019

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Smart City
Persatuan Usahawan Muda ASEAN Malaysia (MAAYE) dengan kerjasama Kementerian Pembangunan Usahawan akan mengadakan Hari Usahawan Malaysia-ASEAN 2019 pada 5 Mac ini dengan sasaran 300 usahawan belia ASEAN daripada 10 negara akan hadir dalam pelbagai sesi perkongsian ilmu perniagaan. Penganjuran Hari Usahawan Malaysia-ASEAN 2019 ini juga akan menyaksikan tiga sesi forum serta Mesyuarat Agung Tahunan Kali Ke-4 Majlis Usahawan Muda ASEAN (AYEC) diadakan di antara semua wakil negara yang hadir iaitu Malaysia, Thailand, Singapura, Brunei, Indonesia, Filipina, Kemboja, Laos, Myanmar dan Vietnam. Program tersebut dijadualkan berlangsung seawal jam 8.30 pagi bertempat di Dewan Mahkota SME Corp, Platinum Sentral dengan upacara perasmian akan disempurnakan oleh Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan, Datuk Seri Mohd. Redzuan Md. Yusof. [Source: "Hari Usahawan Malaysia-ASEAN 2019" published by Niagatimes.com / PR Partners Asia Sdn Bhd] Photo Credits: Niagatimes.com /…
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Young entrepreneurs urged to engage with ministry

Young entrepreneurs urged to engage with ministry

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 (Bernama) -- Young entrepreneurs should actively engage the Entrepreneur Development Ministry and its related agencies for assistance to widen their businesses beyond the local market. Its Minister Datuk Seri Redzuan Yusof said the ministry, through its agencies, was always ready to help the young entrepreneurs, especially those who are starting out and desiring to develop their businesses in the country and the region. “Don’t wait for us (agencies) to reach out to you (entrepreneurs). You must be pro-active and look for us to assist your businesses. At the agencies, we have the proper training and methods to help you boost your business further,” he told reporters after giving the keynote address at the Malaysia-ASEAN Entrepreneurs Day 2019 here today. [Source: "Young entrepreneurs urged to engage with…
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Redzuan: Malaysia’s first-ever flying car to be revealed this year

Redzuan: Malaysia’s first-ever flying car to be revealed this year

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysia's first-ever flying car – driven by local technology – is expected to be unveiled this year, says Datuk Seri Redzuan Md Yusof (pic). The Entrepreneur Development Minister said a prototype of the car already exists. "This year is a realistic target because we have the technology. It is all about the speed of implementation," he told reporters after launching the Growth Malaysia initiative here on Tuesday (Feb 26). He said the car would be safe and capable of flying at low altitude at a reasonable speed. "Investment to build the prototype was slightly over RM1mil," he said. Mohd Redzuan said the flying car project is a way for the government to create an environment that stimulates people to think about new technology. "We are providing the…
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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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