Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan

Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
https://www.facebook.com/unitkomunikasiawamsarawak/videos/298416714567916/ Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan KUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak membuktikan keseriusan dalam usaha membangunkan industri sukan elektronik melalui pembangunan fasiliti sukan elektronik, SESA Mini Esports Hub yang terletak di D-Virtual Park, Kota Samarahan. Menteri Belia dan Sukan, Dato’ Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican berkata Arena Esports itu merupakan inisiatif Persatuan Sukan Elektronik Negeri Sarawak (SESA) bersama pihak swasta, fasiliti SESA Mini Esports Hub. [Source: "Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan" published by Unit Komunikasi Awam Sarawak-UKAS]
Read More
Fund to facilitate youths’ entry to creative industry

Fund to facilitate youths’ entry to creative industry

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sarawak, Social Innovation
KUCHING: Minister of Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has once again called upon all talented young Sarawakians to apply for capital under the Sarawak Youth Creative Industry Fund. According to him, the Sarawak government has set aside an allocation of RM9 million, slated for youths who want to venture into the creative industry. The application form can be downloaded via https://myss.sarawak.gov.my/modules/web/pages.php?mod=download&id=23&menu_id=0&sub_id=189. “Talented youths in Sarawak can apply for this fund to pursue their interest in the fields of arts and culture,” said Abdul Karim, who is also Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, in his opening remarks for the ‘Youth Roadshow Programme’ at SMK Balai Ringin yesterday. He said the fund could be utilised for exposure purposes, development and expansion of value-based network of music, theatres, as well…
Read More
Digital economy task force will be guided by four thrusts

Digital economy task force will be guided by four thrusts

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Smart City
PUTRAJAYA: The works to be carried out by the Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) will be guided by four thrusts, namely, empowering the people, boosting businesses, stimulating the economy and enabling capabilities. The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) in a joint statement yesterday said that the DETF’s first meeting on Friday was jointly chaired by the ministers of the two ministries, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah and Khairy Jamaluddin. “The meeting has discussed 15 high-impact programmes under the four thrusts in efforts to accelerate the digitalisation of the country’s economy and making Malaysia a digital and high-tech nation,” it said. KKMM and MOSTI said that programmes under the empowering the people thrusts are development of digital economy talent, gig economy, e-learning and…
Read More
AZAM SARAWAK ATTENDS FINAS CREATIVE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS SESSION

AZAM SARAWAK ATTENDS FINAS CREATIVE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS SESSION

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community, Sarawak, Social Innovation
AZAM Sarawak officers and board member, Alice Wee attended a meet the creative industry stakeholders session by FINAS at the FINAS Sarawak Branch on July 10, 2020. At the function, among other things, the Chairman of FINAS, YBrs. Tuan Zakaria Abdul Hamid, had the opportunity to introduce a new member of the Corporation, namely YBhg. Dato ‘Norhyati Mohd Ismail who is also a board member of AZAM. Dato’ Norhyati is also the Chairman of the Sarawak (film) Industry Development Committee. The event is also to brief local industry players on the latest facilities and immediate post covid19 assistance in terms of fund and facilities. AZAM has been an active NGO in contributing to efforts in nurturing the creative industry (as a potentially high income economic activity) in the state including…
Read More
MDEC to partner with more tech players in creating Digital Tech Faculty experts

MDEC to partner with more tech players in creating Digital Tech Faculty experts

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM), via its agency Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC), will be working closely with the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) to partner with more tech companies such as Acestar, AWS, Cisco Academy, Microsoft, Oracle, Quandatics, and SAS Institute to create digitally-skilled faculty experts and graduates. In a statement, MDEC said as part of its commitment to ensuring industry-relevant curriculum delivery at all MDEC’s Premier Digital Tech Institutions (PDTIs) and Data Partner Universities, MDEC will be working closely with more technology partners to expand its Digital Tech Faculty Expert (DTeX) programme.  It said the partnership will allow the tech partners to contribute to growth of industry-ready skills required in the workforce that is critical to meet the industry’s current and future demand.Advertisement MDEC…
Read More
Sabah’s only innovation and creativity centre on track to shape resilient community

Sabah’s only innovation and creativity centre on track to shape resilient community

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community, Sabah, Smart City, Social Innovation
KOTA KINABALU: Having only begun operating for four months, the Sabah Creative Economy and Innovation Centre has achieved several accomplishments in fostering an innovative and resilient community despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Highlights include the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR) in tourism, pushing for innovation among locals, and establishing a partnership with the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC). The centre's general manager Viviantie Sarjuni said the AR/VR Tourism idea was picked to be among the top 10 in the Startup Weekend online organised by Techstar - an American seed accelerator founded in 2006 in Boulder, Colorado. "The idea came from one of the participants Zikri Zainudin, who is a Sabahan. The idea is to make changes to a person's perception of their physical surroundings when…
Read More
Bandung smart city model for Kuching

Bandung smart city model for Kuching

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
INDONESIA:  Sarawak is using Bandung smart city as a model to develop Kuching as the first smart city in the state. Assistant Minister in Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the success of Bandung as a smart city for four years will be the best model for Kuching. “Bandung, with population of 2.57 million or 167.67 people per square km, has been transformed into modern-day city while retaining local cultural heritage via digital creativity and innovation,” he said after paying a courtesy visit on West Java Governor Mochamad Ridwan Kamil at the latter’s office in Gedong Sate, Bandung. “There is a lot we can learn and share together, especially in the ICT development sector, which has been successfully implemented in Bandung smart city in terms…
Read More
Awg Tengah calls on private sector, industry experts to aid state gov’t in becoming nation’s digital economic powerhouse

Awg Tengah calls on private sector, industry experts to aid state gov’t in becoming nation’s digital economic powerhouse

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan is calling on the private sectors, higher learning institutions, chambers of commerce, financial institutions and experts from all industrial fields to help the Sarawak Government in charting its way to become the nation’s digital economic powerhouse. He said that Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in May had announced the setting up of the Sarawak Economic Action Council (SEAC) to restore the state’s post-Covid-19 economy through digital economy, and therefore would need the collaboration of all sectors to draw a plan. Awang Tengah said the SEAC will focus on manufacturing and entrepreneur development; mining; forestry; tourism; education and human capital developments; renewable energy; data centre and innovation; services; infrastructure; and commercial agriculture. “Because of that we need the…
Read More
Visi di sebalik penubuhan D-Virtual Park

Visi di sebalik penubuhan D-Virtual Park

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
‘D-Virtual Park’ Kota Samarahan merupakan taman tema maya yang pertama seumpamanya di rantau. Ia bakal memberikan pengalaman yang menarik kepada masyarakat Borneo mendalami lebih dekat kecanggihan teknologi digital dalam era Revolusi Perindustrian 4.0. Menelan kos bernilai RM13 juta D-Virtual Park telah membawa nama Sarawak ke peta dunia. Menerusi satu temu bual eksklusif wartawan Suara Sarawak ALWIN LAWRENCE bersama Pengarah Urusan dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, DATUK DR IR MOHD ABDUL KARIM ABDULLAH, baru-baru ini yang berkongsikan matlamat, hala tuju dan pengalamannya membangunkan D-Virtual Park ini. SUARA SARAWAK: Disebabkan tempoh PKPP kini, bagaimana dan bila D-Virtual Park akan dapat dibuka secara rasmi kepada orang ramai? DATUK DR IR MOHD ABDUL KARIM: D-Virtual Park telah pun dibuka secara rasmi kepada orang ramai ketika ini.Tetapi oleh kerana Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP), kita…
Read More
Terbaiklah! D’Virtual Park, Taman Tema VR Pertama Sarawak Kini Dibuka

Terbaiklah! D’Virtual Park, Taman Tema VR Pertama Sarawak Kini Dibuka

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
D’Virtual Park yang terletak di Jalan Meranek, Kota Samarahan Sarawak yang juga taman tema realiti maya (VR) pertama di Borneo dibuka kepada orang ramai. Namun kapasiti pengunjung akan dikurangkan dalam satu masa. Langkah itu sejajar dengan pelaksanaan prosedur keselamatan dan kesihatan ditetapkan kerajaan mengikut Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan Pemulihan (PKPP). Mengikut prosedur terbabit, para pengunjung disyaratkan memakai penutup hidung dan mulut apabila memasuki premis serta mengamalkan penjarakan sosial manakala kakitangan taman akan bertindak mengendalikan orang ramai bagi sesi menikmati perjalanan atau pengembaraan secara realiti maya, ketika beratur serta di kafe. Pengunjung yang ingin memasuki Taman Tema VR dengan kos bernilai RM13 juta ini juga perlu membuat tempahan tiket awal bagi mengelak beratur di pintu masuk dan sebelum memasuki taman. Selain itu, kod imbasan QR juga akan dilaksanakan bagi tujuan pengesanan kontak.D-Virtual…
Read More