Local, Indonesian artistes deliver ‘night of two cultures’ at OKSHe

Local, Indonesian artistes deliver ‘night of two cultures’ at OKSHe

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
(From third right) Abdul Karim , Abang Abdul Wahap and others groove on stage as Cita Citata performs one of her hits . - Photos by Muhammad Rais Sanusi KUCHING: The ‘Malam Dua Budaya’ (Night of Two Cultures) concert proved the highlight of the Nightly Heritage Shows organised by Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) in conjunction with Old Kuching Smart Heritage Agenda (OKSHe). The concert, held Saturday at Kuching Waterfront, witnessed a mix of local and Indonesian artistes, including famous ‘dangdut’ singer Cita Citata, performing in front of honoured guests and audiences. Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Datuk Bandar of Kuching North Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai, Ministry of Tourism Indonesia (Kemenpar) director Adella Raung and Consulate General of Indonesia in…
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StartUp Borneo Kerjasama Digital Ekonomi dengan Untan

StartUp Borneo Kerjasama Digital Ekonomi dengan Untan

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Sarawak, Smart City
PONTIANAK, SP - Chief Tekhnical Officer Startup Borneo bentuk kerjasama dengan Universitas Tanjungpura, untuk membangun digital ekonomi. Chief Tekhnical Officer Start Up Borneo, Abdul Qaiyum Alidin mengatakan, hari ini, merupakan hari terakhir lawatan delegasi dari Serawak di Pontianak. "Pada lawatan kali ini, ia ingin menyampaikan ekonomi digital dari Serawak," ujar Abdul. Dirinya juga mengatakan, sekarang Serawak masih dalam usaha membangunkan Bandara Kucing sebagai bandara pintar. "Kita juga sudah mengenal banyak mahasiswa di Kalbar yang bisa berkolaborasi untuk startup usahawan dari Serawak," ujar. Abdul juga mengucapkan terimaksih kepada Himpi, karena banyak memudahkan aktivitas lawatan dari negeri Serawak. "Hari ini kita bersama Ketum Hipmi Kalbar, Denia melawat Rektor Untan melanjutkan kolaborasi lain dalam masa datang," lanjutnya. Kedatangan rombongan kerajaan Serawak bersama Hipmi untuk membentuk kerjasama dengan pihak Untan, dalam membangun digital ekonomi. Dia…
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Indonesia Festival at Waterfront promises to be wonderful

Indonesia Festival at Waterfront promises to be wonderful

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: With its theme “Sharing Our Similarities and Celebrating Our Differences”, the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism is inviting the public to the Wonderful Indonesia Festival 2019 at the Waterfront here this weekend. The three-day festival is a collaboration with the Consulate-General Republic of Indonesia here, and supported by the Sarawak government. Duo Petromax will also be performing with Cita Citata. Initiated to enhance ties between the two countries, the festival will be officiated by Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah on March 30 at 8pm. Prior to the increase of 17.9 per cent Malaysian tourist arrivals to Indonesia last year, its government is expecting to welcome 2.9 million Malaysian tourists this year. Its assistant deputy director of marketing for Borneo region Novi Rahayu said…
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Old Kuching Smart Heritage launched

Old Kuching Smart Heritage launched

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Abang Johari (fifth left) and Abang Abdul Wahap (fourth left) pose for a photo with the Friendly Neighbourhood Award winners. KUCHING: Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) is currently holding various activities till March 31 to commemorate the launching of its Old Kuching Smart Heritage Agenda. Datuk Bandar of Kuching North Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai said among the activities are ‘Malam Kebudayaan Warisan’ and exhibitions involving government and private agencies as well as communities involved in DBKU’s ‘Friendly Neighbourhood’ initiative. “There are many other beneficial activities like sports, entertainment, e-contest, Kuching Got Talent and Heritage Kitchen,” he said at the launch of DBKU Old Kuching Smart Heritage Agenda at Kuching Waterfront on Wednesday night. Abang Abdul Wahap added that the agenda is a symbol uniting Sarawakians towards digital economy…
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Enjoy a yummy icy ABC on a hot sunny afternoon!⁣

Enjoy a yummy icy ABC on a hot sunny afternoon!⁣

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak
[Places]⁣⁣ Enjoy a yummy icy ABC on a hot sunny afternoon!⁣ Air Batu Campur (ABC) or commonly known as Ais Kacang which literally means “mixed ice” and "bean ice" is a cool dessert which is commonly found in Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore. It is made up of shaved ice topped with gula Melaka (concentrated brown sugar syrup), coloured syrup, roasted peanuts and evaporated milk.⁣ Common colourful ingredients that goes into the bowl include cendol, kidney beans, red beans, creamed corns and grass jelly. Depending on the stall and outlets that serve it, a scoop of ice cream or two is added as a finishing touch to tantalise your sweet taste buds. It’s a popular choice of dessert during warm or scorching hot weathers!⁣⁣ Follow us 👉 @aseanbuzz⁣⁣⁣ Follow us 👉…
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The Famous Cat City of Sarawak, Malaysia

The Famous Cat City of Sarawak, Malaysia

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community
Kuching is the capital city of Sarawak which is part of East Malaysia and is located on the wider island of Borneo. The city is known for being the home of a number of indigenous groups such as the Iban and the Dayaks, and people flock here to learn more about the unique culture found in this part of Malaysia. For many visitors, the highlight of a visit to Borneo is the chance to visit a traditional longhouse and see how people would have lived here in the days of old. ⁣ You may also be surprised to find that Kuching is covered in statues of cats, and the reason for this is said to come from a miscommunication during the colonial period when the local people were asked the…
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Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta, Indonesia

Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta, Indonesia

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community
[Places] ⁣ Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta, Indonesia 🇮🇩 ⁣⁣ Located Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, Rangunan Zoo is a popular destination for local residents, as well as visitors to the capital. Spread across 147 hectares, the zoo is set out in a tropical setting with big open spaces, making it a favorite destination to enjoy a picnic while learning about wildlife. The zoo is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m but is closed on Mondays.⁣ Home to over 3000 animals and more than 200 species. Many of the animals are endangered and threatened from all parts of Indonesia.⁣ For the young visitors, special attractions include the Children's Zoo, which houses animals that appeal to young children, such as a talking cockatoo. ⁣⁣ The highlight…
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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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Staf Media Prima menang anugerah filem di Portugal

Staf Media Prima menang anugerah filem di Portugal

Creative Arts & Design
PEREKA grafik, Firdaus Mustapa, menghasilkan poster bagi beberapa produksi antarabangsa sejak sedekad lalu. KUALA LUMPUR: Kakitangan bahagian kreatif Media Prima Berhad (MPB), Firdaus Mustapa, mengharumkan nama negara apabila memenangi Anugerah Sophia pada acara Academia Portuguesa de Cinema di Portugal. Pada acara yang berlangsung 28 Februari lalu itu, Firdaus, 37, diumumkan pemenang hasil kecemerlangannya menghasilkan poster bagi filem arahan Bruno Gascon, Carga. Filem berbajet rendah terbitan Caracol Studios itu mengetengahkan isu pemerdagangan manusia yang membawa ke kancah pelacuran. Menurut Firdaus atau nama penuhnya Mohd Firdaus Mustapa Rusely, dia difahamkan acara terbabit adalah seperti Anugerah Oscar bagi versi Portugis. “Saya dimaklumkan mengenai kejayaan ini oleh pihak produksi filem terbabit menerusi Facebook, minggu lalu. Beberapa anugerah teknikal diumumkan lebih awal sebelum majlis kemuncak berlangsung. “Saya amat bersyukur dengan kemenangan ini dan ia adalah…
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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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