‘Sarawak CMIEA this year receives good response’

‘Sarawak CMIEA this year receives good response’

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak
‘Sarawak CMIEA this year receives good response’ KUCHING (4 August 2017): This year’s Sarawak Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Award (Sarawak CMIEA) received unexpected good response from the business community, with 20 submissions accepted so far. The Sarawak CMIEA was introduced by the state government and Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) in collaboration with Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC)  to honour and give recognition to outstanding businesses in Sarawak. It is the highest state award adopted from the Anugerah Kecemerlangan Industri (AKI) or the national-level Industry Excellence Award. The Sarawak CMIEA presentation ceremony and gala night will be held on Sept 8, in conjunction with SBF’s 1st anniversary, at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) here. Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg is expected to officiate at the ceremony. SBF president Datuk…
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Practise Business Excellence To Stay Competitive, Urges Awang Tengah

Practise Business Excellence To Stay Competitive, Urges Awang Tengah

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
Practise business excellence to stay competitive, urges Awang Tengah KUCHING (9 December 2017): All organisations and government departments in the state should instil a culture of ‘business excellence’ among their members in order to not only stay competitive in whatever they do but meet the expectations of the people they serve. According to Deputy Chief Minister, Minister of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development and Second Minister of Urban Development and Natural Resources Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, an organisation would be able to do better in service delivery if it is serious in its commitment to adopt business excellence. “We are hoping that with a business excellence culture, more organisations in the state will become excellent organisations. We are also hoping that they will not only become the best in…
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‘Crowd Funding’ Helps Community Projects

‘Crowd Funding’ Helps Community Projects

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sarawak, Smart City
‘Crowd funding’ helps community projects KUCHING (30 October 2015): Most of us have heard of ‘crowd funding’ as a way to source for money to fund a cause, project or product. Names like ‘Kickstarter’ or ‘Indiegogo’ are well known although the focus is usually outside Malaysia and you need a lot of ringgit make it to the lowest pledge. Borrowing the concept from another non-local outfit called ‘Detroit Soup’, a local community of youths called ‘The Champions’ started their own version called ‘Sup4good’, an event that played out at The Granary recently. Like its inspiration, Sup4good invites proposals from members of the public who have a great idea, initiative or project that can help the community. Four finalists are shortlisted and given four minutes to pitch the idea to a…
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UNIMAS and RESONICS Cooperation in Developing Smart City and Industry 4.0

UNIMAS and RESONICS Cooperation in Developing Smart City and Industry 4.0

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
UNIMAS and RESONICS Cooperation in Developing Smart City and Industry 4.0 Figure 1: Najib is accompanied by Awang Tengah and Musa witnessed the exchange of MoU between UNIMAS and Resonics Consultancy. Nov 22, 2017, KUCHING: In conjunction with the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) and RESONICS Consultancy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in developing Smart City and Industry 4.0 on 21st November 2017. The Memorandum of Understanding between UNIMAS and RESONICS Consultancy were witnessed by Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia together with Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah bin Ali Hassan, Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak, Dato' Seri Idris Jusoh, Minister of Higher Education and Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman of the WIEF Foundation at 2.00 pm…
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