Motac, Statos forge tourism partnership

Motac, Statos forge tourism partnership

KUCHING: The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture (Motac) and the Sarawak Trade & Tourism Office Sarawak (Statos) are engineering the mechanisms of an early strategic partnership to get a jump start on reviving future Singaporean tourist arrivals to Sarawak, with full reactivation to begin once the Covid-19 pandemic is over. Motac and Statos will explore ways to tap the lucrative Singaporean market, with further tinkering and branding efforts on niche tourism areas in Sarawak that may spark special interest for Singaporeans. “Alignment of our complementary resources and intelligence means that the Ministry and Statos can look forward to a…
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MEDAN BELIA NIAGA X SAYAS ESPORTS PUBG MOBILE TOURNAMENT 2020/2021 (SEASON1) – SIRI 1

MEDAN BELIA NIAGA X SAYAS ESPORTS PUBG MOBILE TOURNAMENT 2020/2021 (SEASON1) – SIRI 1

MEDAN BELIA NIAGA X SAYAS ESPORTS PUBG MOBILE TOURNAMENT 2020/2021 (SEASON1) - SIRI 1 23 OCTOBER 2020 Hari Pertama dan Majlis Perasmian telah berjalan dengan lancar. Majlis telah dirasmikan oleh Yang Berbahagia Cr Dzamaluddin bin Zainudin, Ketua Pemuda PBB N.8 Satok, merangkap Penasihat MBN bersama Yang Berusaha En Rahmat Bin Elli, Penolong Pengarah Jabatan Belia dan Sukan (JBS) Negeri Sarawak, merangkap Presiden SAYAS ESPORTS Yang Berusaha En Qaiyum Alidin , mewakili Persatuan Sukan Elektronik Negeri Sarawak (SESA) Yang Berusaha En Azzwan Niza, Pengurus Pusat Kecemerlangan Akuatik Kuching (PSM) Yang Berusaha En Haqim, Canard Media Sdn Bhd Semua perjalanan teknikal perlawanan…
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Newscaster with a combo of beauty and brains

Newscaster with a combo of beauty and brains

KUCHING: Cheryl Syahmina Toh Mohammad Christopher Toh is the epitome of beauty with brains. Not only is she blessed with good looks, she is also smart, talented and has a clear vision of what she wants in life. Armed with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication (Strategic Communication) from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas), the 23-year-old Kuching-born is no stranger to TV Sarawak (TVS) viewers. Better known as Cheryl Toh, she is a newscaster for the English news, which airs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 5pm. Although she is currently pursuing a Master in Communication – also at Unimas, she said…
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UMS group wins Virtual Hackathon

UMS group wins Virtual Hackathon

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)’s HappyGoLucky group emerged champion of the Industry 4.0 (I4.0) Virtual Hackathon East Malaysia 2020. The group participated in the hackathon with their project titled ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI) Defective Global Tracker’ and went home with RM5,000. The prize was presented by Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Datuk Snowdan Lawan at the Hackathon’s closing ceremony held at D-Virtual Park in Jalan Meranek here on Sunday (Oct 18). Meanwhile, first runner-up was Hozatech group from University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) who won RM3,000 for their project titled ‘AI-SCAN4GUD’. The second runner-up was WILL group, also from…
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KBS rancang 9 Kejohanan e-Sukan

KBS rancang 9 Kejohanan e-Sukan

KBS merancang 9 Kejohanan e-Sukan dengan kerjasama Jabatan Belia dan Sukan (JBS) negara merancang untuk menganjurkan sembilan kejohanan sukan elektronik (e-Sukan), mengikut zon di seluruh negara. Menteri Belia dan Sukan, Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican berkata, kesemua kejohanan berkenaan diharap dapat membantu menyediakan pemain-pemain amatur e-sukan dari negara ini untuk bersaing pada kejohanan-kejohanan di peringkat kebangsaan dan antarabangsa. Justeru menurut Reezal Merican, kesemua pemain-pemain amatur ini perlu melalui pengalaman bersaing dengan pemain-pemain e-sukan dari negara lagi bagi membantu penyediaan berkenaan. “Bersaing dalam kejohanan di peringkat antarabangsa adalah medan pertandingan yang diimpikan oleh kesemua pemain e-sukan ini. “Namun bagi mencapai…
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Borneo esports online tourney kicks off

Borneo esports online tourney kicks off

KUCHING: MyBorneo E-Force Invitational 2020 – the biggest esports online tournament in Borneo – kicked off yesterday at Sesa Esports Mini Hub at D-Virtual Park in Kota Samarahan. The month-long tournament was jointly launched by federal Minister of Youth and Sports Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican virtually from his office in Putrajaya, and Minister of Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. “MyBorneo E-Force Invitational is a good platform for local amateur gamers to compete with their counterparts from Brunei and Indonesia and it offers them the opportunity to improve their performances and standard,” said Reezal. “There are…
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Go digital to expand overseas, CM tells Sarawak companies

Go digital to expand overseas, CM tells Sarawak companies

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg today told businesses to embrace digitalisation and technology to expand internationally. He said with a population of only 2.8 million, Sarawak is not a potential market for every product. “Companies must step up their efforts to attract new customers in other countries, otherwise their markets will be limited,” he said. Abang Johari was speaking at the launch of D’Virtual Park, the state’s first virtual reality theme park. He said one of his top priorities when he became the chief minister three years ago was the state’s digital transformation. “Instead of waiting for allocation…
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CM: State-owned station to promote Sarawak worldwide

CM: State-owned station to promote Sarawak worldwide

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Sarawak will be able to reach out to a global audience via its newly-launched television station, TVS, in the future, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. The Chief Minister said the launch of the state-owned station last Sunday was part and parcel of Sarawak’s transformation into a digital economy. “I think in five to 10 years’ time we will reach out to the world through satellite communication and TVS can become a medium of communication worldwide. “That is our aspiration. TVS can promote Sarawak worldwide and Sarawakians can become global citizens, ” he said when opening D-Virtual…
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D-Virtual Park is Kota Samarahan’s latest landmark

D-Virtual Park is Kota Samarahan’s latest landmark

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The establishment of D-Virtual Park in Jalan Meranek here is a new addition to Samarahan division’s landmarks, said Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) chairman Datuk Peter Minos. He noted that most Sarawakians know Samarahan division because of well-known universities Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas). “But now we have something brand new and out of the usual and ordinary — the virtual reality park (VRP) — the first ever in Borneo and Malaysia in general,” he said. He said this in a statement after attending the launching ceremony of D-Virtual Park officiated by Chief Minister…
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State can emulate Estonia

State can emulate Estonia

KOTA SAMARAHAN:  Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Monday (Oct 12) reiterated Sarawak’s hopes to emulate Estonia for model for digital economy. “I believe we can be on the same par with the rest of the world by emulating Estonia.  “Estonia, as you know, is in north-eastern Europe. It was under Russia. It developed very fast and has now become a star in Europe in terms of digital economy. We can achieve what Estonia has achieved,” he added when officiating at the launch of D-Virtual Park at Jalan Meranek here on Monday (Oct 12), Abang Johari explained…
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