MED to create 50,000 entrepreneurs

MED to create 50,000 entrepreneurs

Aviation and Aerospace, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
KUALA NERUS, Feb 17 (Bernama) – The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED) aims to produce 50,000 small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs) in order to increase their contribution significantly to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, says its minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof. He said SMEs currently contributed 37 per cent to the GDP and the target was increase that to 47 per cent by 2020. He said in order to achieve the target, the ministry has implemented various initiatives including the “Reach Out & Adopt Programme with MED”, pocket talk sessions with SMEs, Cluster Based Enhancement Programme and Bumiputera Youth Entrepreneurship Programme to foster interest and guide those who are really keen. [Source: "MED to create 50,000 entrepreneurs" pubished by BERNAMA] Photo Credits: BERNAMA
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Old Kuching Heritage Pemangkin Kota Bersejarah Dunia

Old Kuching Heritage Pemangkin Kota Bersejarah Dunia

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
TURUN PADANG : Abang Johari menyertai aktiviti World Cleanup Day di bawah inisiatif Old Kuching Heritage. Old Kuching Heritage antara inisiatif Kerajaan Sarawak untuk menjadikan ibu negeri Kuching sebagai bandar raya bersejarah yang diiktiraf dunia. Penubuhan Old Kuching Heritage ini merupakan inisiatif di bawah Strategi Ekonomi Digital Sarawak bagi tempoh 2018 hingga 2022. Selain menjadikan Kuching sebagai bandar raya bersejarah diiktiraf dunia, Old Kuching Heritage ini juga menjadi pemangkin dalam meningkatkan ekonomi penduduk. Bagi mencapai matlamat ini, empat komponen telah dikenal pasti sebagai bidang fokus utama di bawah Old kuching Heritage. Empat komponen utama ini ialah Kampung Heritage , Heritage trail, Riverfront Heritage dan Business Heritage. 1) Kampung Heritage. Pengekalan budaya warisan kehidupan kampung Sarawak sebagai wadah kelestarian tamadun lama. Selain pembangunan fizikal, pemeliharaan dan pengekalan berteraskan warisan, perlabagi aktiviti berasaskan…
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LinkedIn just named Sarawak and Kedah Malaysia’s ‘hidden gems’ of tech talent

LinkedIn just named Sarawak and Kedah Malaysia’s ‘hidden gems’ of tech talent

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Sarawak, alongside Kedah, was named by LinkedIn as a state with a ready supply of tech talent Hiring digital talent? Why not try looking in Sarawak and Kedah? These states were identified by professional networking site LinkedIn as “hidden gem” locations – places in Malaysia where the supply of tech talent actually exceeded demand, the company said in its 2019 Emerging Jobs in Malaysia Report published on Tuesday (Jan 29). In its report, LinkedIn analysed “millions” of job titles listed by users in Malaysia to find out the top emerging jobs for the country. These were: data scientist, full stack engineer, drive test engineer, user experience designer and content writer.  [Source: "LinkedIn just named Sarawak and Kedah Malaysia’s ‘hidden gems’ of tech talent" published by BusinessInsider]
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Bot Penambang Kuching Kini Berwajah Baru, Turut Dilengkapi Panel Solar

Bot Penambang Kuching Kini Berwajah Baru, Turut Dilengkapi Panel Solar

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Bot Penambang Kuching Kini Berwajah Baru, Turut Dilengkapi Panel Solar [embed]https://youtu.be/I9YkYeOgh5g[/embed] 12 buah bot penambang yang beroperasi di Waterfront Kuching kini berwajah baru apabila satu inisiatif diadakan untuk menaiktaraf bot bot penambang tersebut. Proses naik taraf bot penambang ini dilakukan oleh Fakulti Alam Bina UNIMAS dan merupakan salah satu cabang dalam Projek Old Kampung Heritage yang dijalankan oleh Kerajaan Negeri Sarawak. Proses naik taraf bot penambang ini dibahagi kepada beberapa peringkat meliputi cadangan corak, pemilihan corak sehingga ke pemasangan panel solar dan melibatkan kerjasama pelbagai pihak bagi memastikan projek ini berjaya. [Old Kuching Kampung Heritage]
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Malaysia and Indonesia rush to slice up $3tn global halal market

Malaysia and Indonesia rush to slice up $3tn global halal market

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA -- Japan may have a minuscule Muslim population, but the country still represents the way forward for Malaysia's Faisal Ahmad Fadzil and his line of halal-certified bath products and massage oils. "If you're successful in Japan," Faisal said, "you can go anywhere." Malaysian exporters of Shariah-compliant products aim to go anywhere and everywhere, capitalizing on a global Islamic economy projected to be worth over $3 trillion by 2023. But with such an enormous opportunity comes formidable competition. Indonesia, home of the world's largest Muslim population, is looking to mount a serious challenge. The Arabic term "halal," which means "permissible," covers everything that conforms to Islamic law as written in the Quran. The best-known rules prohibit pork and alcohol, but the scripture can be applied to all sorts of…
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Jobs of the future: Top five emerging careers

Jobs of the future: Top five emerging careers

Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
CHOOSING the right course to study after secondary school is one of the most important decisions in life. With an array of courses available, the guidance of an experienced and knowledgeable education counsellor is invaluable after the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) examinations. Regardless of whether school-leavers are from the arts or science stream, it is important to select a discipline that matches interests. Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management human resource adviser Geh Thuan Hooi said the programme of choice must be relevant now and in the future or graduates risk being left behind. “With the advent of Industry 4.0 where artificial intelligence (AI) will replace many present jobs, anything related to data analytics, information technology and robotics are good fields to venture into.…
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Seminar internasional “Unlimited creation of technology for digital bussiness”

Seminar internasional “Unlimited creation of technology for digital bussiness”

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Screen 8 "Kalau 2018 padat sekali dengan 'Liga Tandang', kali ini 2019 kami hadirkan “Liga Kandang” - Welcome Bro Abdul Qaiyum to Pontianak. Kolaborasi intensif antar kedua negara terus kami kekalkan, bersama kita bisa membangun kawasan Borneo sedari belia. See u on top! 🤗 HIPMI Kalbar feat StartUp Borneo" - Denia Abdussamad "Alhamdulillah respon positif dari peserta, 500 seat dua hari full di publish di Pontianak informasi. Semoga memberikan manfaat sebesar besarnya untuk semua." - Uray Tiar Fahrozi "Saya melihat Pontianak dan seluruh Kalimantan sebagai saudara saya. Saya juga amat kagum sekali kerana mendapati terdapat banyak bakat-bakat muda dan startup berpotensi yang dapat kita kenal pasti dari kerjasama HIPMI Kalbar dan StartUp Borneo. Antaranya Borneo SkyCam, MyAgro, dan Angkuts. Ingin saya merakam setinggi-tinggi penghargaan kepada Denia Abdussamad, Datuk Abdul Karim Openg dan juga Pn Waila Mohd Nasir kerana sentiasa memberi kepercayaan kepada saya untuk berusaha membangunkan…
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LevelZERO Idea Pitch

LevelZERO Idea Pitch

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Stand the chance to win total of RM1,500 cash prizes for Level Zero Startup Ideas!! Calling early stage startups, studentpreneurs, & innovative minds in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence & Internet of Things(IoT)/ Hardware to participate in “#LevelZERO IdeaPITCH” in conjunction with Malaysia-Asean Entrepreneurs Forum 2019 @ SMECorp! Students, No concrete idea but have a passion? Never mind! Just turn up at selected Industry Pitch Session and talk to our mentors. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate and validate your business idea with mentor support! #StartUpBorneo #Fund4Borneo #startup #Startups #studentpreneur #technopreneur #ideafortomorrow #disrupt #innovation #youthpreneur #startupmalaysia How to Participate? 1- Register your idea in the link: http://bit.ly/pitch2levelzero. 2- Receive confirmation & your pitch schedule via email. Limited spot per session, so register fast! 3- Develop your idea with assistance of our mentor.…
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Invitation to StartUp Borneo 2019

Invitation to StartUp Borneo 2019

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
All startups are invited to participate in StartUp Borneo 2019 programs. We are looking for startups from these industries: Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and FinTech, Creative Art, E-Commerce, Education, Environment, Food and Beverages, Games Development, Healthcare, Industry 4.0, Manufacturing, Mobile Application, Mobility, Product Design, Renewable Energy, Smart City, Sport, Tourism, Web Services. Registration for StartUp Borneo 2019: 1st Pitch Day is opened from 01 January 2019 - 30 April 2019. Date and venue are subjects to change and will be informed through our website. Other opportunities for you:Join our community, join here.Become our volunteer, sign up here. Be our sponsor, inform us here.Team up as partner, request here. For more info, go to https://startupborneo.my/ or contact us at team@startupborneo.my
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MITeC Expresses Interest In StartUp Borneo

MITeC Expresses Interest In StartUp Borneo

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Smart City, StartUp Borneo Committee
StartUp Borneo is set to be the driver to promote startup culture in Sarawak and across Borneo Figure 1: StartUp Borneo is set to be the driver to promote startup culture in Sarawak and across Borneo. KUCHING, 9 APR: StartUp Borneo committees were invited to present on vision and initiatives of StartUp Borneo. Ministry of International Trade & eCommerce Sarawak (MITeC) upon recommendation from University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) extended an invitation to StartUp Borneo to present to the State Government officials at Bangunan Baitulmakmur Medan Raya, Petra Jaya. The arrangement was done in order for MITeC to better understand the initiatives which StartUp Borneo has executed to benefit the local Sarawakians. The Sarawak State Government is supportive and looking forward to assist in the programme initiated by StartUp Borneo. On…
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