A “Tiltrotor” Helicopter May Replace the Army’s Black Hawk

A “Tiltrotor” Helicopter May Replace the Army’s Black Hawk

Aviation and Aerospace, Industry 4.0
Time To Upgrade The U.S. Army is currently developing replacements for its famous Black Hawk helicopter, which has been a mainstay of the military since it was developed in the 1970s. Decades later, the Black Hawk is too slow and has too short a range to be practical. One of the frontrunners to replace it borrows the best from planes and helicopters — with two rotating wings, each of which houses a propeller allowing for vertical take off, according to Ars Technica. A Or B The helicopter, called the V-280 Valor and built by a division of aviation manufacturer Textron has the functionality of a sort of plane-helicopter hybrid that could travel faster and farther than the Black Hawk. It also improves on past tiltrotor designs by leaving the rest…
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Time for Sabah, Sarawak to play bigger role

Time for Sabah, Sarawak to play bigger role

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Dato Madani Sahari As a Sarawakian, I am aware that there has been decades-long limitation in bringing the automotive industry to Sabah and Sarawak, as the logistics factors alone make it seemingly challenging to set up an automotive manufacturing ecosystem. However, with the advent of technology and disruptions within the mobility sector, new opportunities have arisen for the people of Sabah and Sarawak. With the correct strategy, it is the right time for meaningful participation, with new comparative advantages now available for the region. MARii has long been working closely with the Australian government to develop numerous turnkey projects in electric mobility and advanced manufacturing for the benefit of Malaysians. Now, in the case of Sabah and Sarawak, an opportunity has presented itself. Firstly, the advent of online technology has…
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Malaysia aims to become leading aerospace nation by 2030

Malaysia aims to become leading aerospace nation by 2030

Aviation and Aerospace, Industry 4.0, Smart City
International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking (third left) and Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (centre) are given a briefing by SAM Engineering and Equipment (M) Bhd chief executive officer Jeffrey Goh (third right) at the launching ceremony of the company’s new plant in Penang today. SEBERANG PRAI: Malaysia is aiming to become Southeast Asia’s leading aerospace nation by 2030, says International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking. He said by 2030, the industry was targeted to generate an annual revenue of RM55.2 billion and create more than 32,000 high-income jobs. “Under the 11th Malaysia Plan, the government had identified the aerospace sector as one of the new growth industries for Malaysia,” he said when launching SAM Engineering and Equipment (M) Bhd’s new plant here today. Darell said the government aimed to shift Malaysia’s…
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MAHB’s retail revolution more than just business

MAHB’s retail revolution more than just business

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
SEPANG: The word “lifestyle” may seem out of place at an airport, but it is exactly what Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) aims to inject into its five international airports in five years. The country’s main airport operator is looking to revamp the commercial space at international airports in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching. In an interview with FMT, Mohammad Nazli Abdul Aziz, who is spearheading the commercial reset, said the exercise is about raising the standards of airport retail and realising the full potential of commercial space. “Look at other airports in the region like Singapore, South Korea and Hong Kong. Their average sales per pax (SPP) is at least two to three times more than KLIA’s,” he said. Nazli, who is also MAHB’s senior general…
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Kolaboratif sektor awam, swasta anjak sektor pertanian

Kolaboratif sektor awam, swasta anjak sektor pertanian

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: Kolaboratif sektor awam dan swasta sangat penting dalam menganjak sektor pertanian kepada sektor berorientasikan eksport. Timbalan Ketua Menteri Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas berkata, atas sebab itu beliau meneruskan idea mempunyai syarikat utama sebagai modul baharu dalam hala tuju pertanian negeri. Beliau yang juga Menteri Pemodenan Pertanian, Tanah Adat dan Pembangunan Wilayah berkata demikian pada mesyuarat dan makan tengah hari bersama pengurusan kanan lapan syarikat di sini, semalam. Turut hadir pada mesyuarat tersebut Setiausaha Tetap Kementerian Pemodenan Pertanian, Tanah Adat dan Pembangunan Wilayah Datu Ik Pahon Joyik dan Pengarah Jabatan Pertanian Dr Alvin Chai serta para pegawai kanan yang lain. Menurut Uggah, syarikat terutama yang telah kukuh mempunyai banyak kelebihan, antaranya loji pemprosesan yang diiktiraf antarabangsa bagi standard kualiti selain pasaran yang sangat penting. “Kita kini berdepan dengan persaingan…
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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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Salam TIMOGAH dari Pontianak, Indonesia

Salam TIMOGAH dari Pontianak, Indonesia

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIcPkm7Wy1Y[/embed] Salam TIMOGAH dari Pontianak, Indonesia. Rombongan dari Kuching ini terdiri daripada En Heineken Laluan mewakili Timogah, Prof Khalid dari SMA (Sarawak Multimedia Authority), Abdul Qaiyum dari Resonics Consultancy & StartupBorneo, En Ramzy dari AnakSarawak Digital Media dan En Hisham dari Serapi Group. Disambut dengan penuh mesra dan disusuli dengan pelbagai program yang diatur oleh pihak HIPMI KALBAR; misi Timogah kali ini adalah untuk menimba pengalaman, menjalin hubungan dengan rangkaian perniagaan merentas sempadan dan mencari pelbagai peluang perniagaan. #ecommerce #agriculture [Old Kuching Kampung Heritage/StartUp Borneo]
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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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