‘Malaysia to be promoted at overseas travel mart’

‘Malaysia to be promoted at overseas travel mart’

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
LAHAD DATU: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture will focus on Malaysia’s promotion through Travel Mart abroad. Its minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said the promotion would be carried out in the near future to help lift the country’s tourism products internationally. “Tourism products in Sabah, such as the Lahad Datu district, can be showcased abroad. “We (in Lahad Datu) have a host of products that can be enjoyed such as Menara Kayangan, Danum Valley, Tabin Wildlife Reserve and the latest with the discovery of Blue Rings Reef at Darvel Bay here,” he told reporters at the Aidilfitri Hari Raya Open House for Silam Parliament here yesterday. The minister said that over the next few months, he would attend more Travel Mart promotion programmes in Beijing, Russia and several European…
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Foursquare buys Placed from Snap Inc. on the heels of $150M in new funding

Foursquare buys Placed from Snap Inc. on the heels of $150M in new funding

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Smart City
Foursquare just made its first acquisition. The location tech company has acquired Placed from Snap Inc. on the heels of a fresh $150 million investment led by The Raine Group. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Placed founder and CEO David Shim will become president of Foursquare. Placed  is the biggest competitor to Foursquare’s  Attribution product, which allows brands to track the physical impact (foot traffic to store) of a digital campaign or ad. Up until now, Placed and Attribution by Foursquare combined have measured more than $3 billion in ad-to-store visits. Placed launched in 2011 and raised $13.4 million (according to Crunchbase) before being acquired by Snap Inc. in 2017. As part of the deal with Foursquare, the company’s Attribution product will henceforth be known as Placed powered by Foursquare. The acquisition also means that Placed powered…
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‘Promote Bisapug villages, handicraft, culture to tourists’

‘Promote Bisapug villages, handicraft, culture to tourists’

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sarawak, Smart City
Sagah (standing centre) with the villagers and committee members in a photocall. KUCHING: Assistant Minister of Native Land Development Datuk Roland Sagah Wee Inn on Saturday suggested that the Bisapug association set up a handicraft centre to promote local handicrafts and increase the socio economy of the people in the area. Sagah pointed out that the Bidayuh Bisapug villages — Kpg Sarig, Kpg Simpok and Kpg Mundai — are located within greater Kuching city and could become a tourist attraction. “I see great potential in the development of local handicrafts of the Bisapug community. It will benefit the locals if a handicraft centre can be built to sell the products to tourists,” Sagah pointed out when officiating the Bung Brunggu Heritage Trail Climbathon 2019 at Kpg Sarig in Padawan. Sagah,…
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‘Racial, religious unity in Sarawak something money can’t buy’

‘Racial, religious unity in Sarawak something money can’t buy’

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Ong (third right) and his family in a photo call during their Hari Raya Open House yesterday. KUCHING: The strong racial harmony in Sarawak coupled with the virtues of tolerance and acceptance among those of various faiths is something that no amount of money can buy. Malaysian Chinese Muslim Association (Macma) Sarawak chairman Mohammad Tony Ong Abdullah said racial harmony is the key ingredient that binds the community together, thus allowing the state to achieve greater economic and social development. “Sarawak is truly unique where racial harmony remains intact and the virtues of tolerance and acceptance of people from other faiths are prevalent in every facet of society. “The sense of belonging as a Sarawakian, where unity is very strong among races in the state, is something that money cannot…
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Singapore trip 2019

Singapore trip 2019

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
Singapore trip 2019 We are here to compete again with Asia best startup.. Pray for us to make Malaysia proud.. Hajime Kindaichi Miabella Safiy#siasitok #siasitokSL #bepositive #pemikirsosialis #SMKAMI #pengacarahebat#signlanguage #flashcardsiasitok #alhamdulillah #terimakasihsemua#rezekiAllah #rezekianak2 #Trainerhebat #trainersiasitok #MajlisBeliaMalaysia#magicsarawak #maycMelaka #startupborneo #startupMalaysia#startupmelaka #ownyourfuture #alsharqconference2019 #alumniSMKAmi#top100apac #Echelon2019 [Source: Facebook Awang Shahrizan] Photo Credits: Facebook Awang Shahrizan
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‘Siasitok Sign Language AR Flashcard’ bersiaran secara langsung di RTM TV1.

‘Siasitok Sign Language AR Flashcard’ bersiaran secara langsung di RTM TV1.

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Selamat Pagi Malaysia Alhamdulillah. Hari ini 'Siasitok Sign Language AR Flashcard' bersiaran secara langsung di RTM TV1. Pengacara pun org sarawak jugak, mudah untuk memberi tahu apa itu siasitok. Terima kasih kepada Team Nesda, pengerusi Encik Amin dan kaunselor Dr Azlina mohamad Isa yang sudi bersama ke RTM untuk berkongsi bersama pengalaman bersama saya. Terima kasih kepada semua yang memberikan sokongan secara langsung dan tidak langsung. Segala budi dan jasa anda tidak dapat di balas hingga akhir hayat.Miabella Safiy Sia Sitok Hajime Kindaichi#siasitok #siasitokSL #bepositive #pemikirsosialis #SMKAMI #pengacarahebat#signlanguage #flashcardsiasitok #alhamdulillah #terimakasihsemua#rezekiAllah #rezekianak2 #Trainerhebat #trainersiasitok #mbm#MajlisBeliaMalaysia #magicsarawak #ownyourfuture #maycMelaka#startupborneo #startupMalaysia #startupmelaka #ownyourfuture #alsharqconference2019 [Source: Facebook Awang Shahrizan] Photo Credits: Facebook Awang Shahrizan
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Uber appoints new General Manager for Saudi Arabia

Uber appoints new General Manager for Saudi Arabia

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Smart City
Mohammad Bakr Gazzaz takes on senior management role to lead urban mobility Press Release Appointment signals Uber’s latest commitment to KSA off the back of recent partnership with Takamol Holding, and Uber’s ongoing Masaruky initiative. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Uber today announced the appointment of Mohammad Bakr Gazzaz as the new General Manager for Saudi Arabia. Tasked with leading the next phase of growth for Uber’s ride sharing business across the Kingdom, Gazzaz joins Uber with over 14 years of experience in Saudi Arabia. Commenting on his new appointment, Gazzaz said: “I am honored to be a part of Uber’s next chapter of growth at such a transformational time for the Kingdom. Through a number of local initiatives and partnerships such as ‘Masaruky’, Uber is proud to help support its local…
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AIM Startup 2019 announces five winners for the third edition

AIM Startup 2019 announces five winners for the third edition

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
AIM Startup was hosted in partnership with the National Program for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Press Release Winnon, Zero Prime Technology, Dhonor Healthcare, Grintafy and Aviotronwere declared as the winners of the Startup competition Winners were awarded USD 10000 each for their participation and encouraging ventures Dubai, UAE:The third edition of AIM Startup, which was organised in conjunction with the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), named Winnon, Zero Prime Technology, Dhonor Healthcare, Grintafy and Aviotron as the winners of the Startup competition. Following a continuous series of pitch competitions, the announcement was made on the final day of the international meet. While Winnon was awarded a prize in the Growth category, Zero Prime Technologysecured a win in the Social Impact category.Dhonor Health Care was declared a winner for the early pre-launch…
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Medan Niaga Satok role model for nation’s markets

Medan Niaga Satok role model for nation’s markets

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: Medan Niaga Satok is the role model for markets in the country because it provides comfortable space and good facilities for traders to sell products, said Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Datuk Salahuddin Ayub. Speaking at the breaking of fast programme at Sarawak Federal Agriculture Marketing Authority (Fama) building in Medan Niaga Satok here on Monday, the minister added that Medan Niaga Satok had the best infrastructure among all markets in the nation. “I was in Johor Bahru yesterday and visited Pasar Karat in the town. “The market stalls for traders were small. They were about 10 ft wide and 8 ft high and cost about RM100 per month,” said Salahuddin. He pointed out that a market with good infrastructure and clean environment could attract tourists to the…
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