Unimas to get teaching hospital to facilitate medical students

Unimas to get teaching hospital to facilitate medical students

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Dr Kadim (second left) exchanges the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) document with Beijing Wuzi University Vice President Professor He Mingke (third right). KUCHING: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) will soon have a 300-bed teaching hospital located just outside its campus at Kota Samarahan here within the next four years. When approached by reporters after the MoU signing ceremony between Beijing Wuzi University and Unimas at the latter’s campus, Unimas Vice Chancellor Professor Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi said that the project had already obtained approval from the government and is expected to begin construction in the first quarter of 2020. “The present estimated (of the teaching hospital construction) cost is about RM560 million and hopefully it can be completed within three to four years,” said Kadim, who stated that the project…
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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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Unimas girl among Huawei’s top 10

Unimas girl among Huawei’s top 10

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Some of the finalists pose for a group photo with Teo (seated, centre). PUTRAJAYA: Ten Malaysian university undergraduate were selected for the Ministry of Education (MoE)-Huawei’s ‘Seeds for the Future Programme 2019’ last weekend. Logasshini Nilavezhilan, a final-year student from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas)’s Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology was among the top 10 picks for the programme in China, scheduled to run from June 28 to July 13. According to a Unimas press statement, this sixth flagship annual programme by Huawei would have students undergoing an intensive one-week cultural and language awareness training in Beijing, followed by another week-long intensive information and communications technology (ICT) training at Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen. “Students would get the opportunity to learn the latest ICT from Huawei, boosting their future career prospects…
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Regular showtimes resume at Musical Fountain

Regular showtimes resume at Musical Fountain

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
A scene of Darul Hana Musical Fountain show. — Photo courtesy of DBKU KUCHING: The City Hall of Kuching North (DBKU) will put up a digital board to display the showtimes of Darul Hana Musical Fountain within the next two months. Datuk Wee Hong Seng In disclosing this yesterday, DBKU Commissioner Datuk Wee Hong Seng said: “The (need for a) signboard on the timetable (to be displayed in the area) has been discussed. We are now in the process of awarding to the contractor for erecting the digital display board.” “We in DBKU must follow procedure. (The display board will be put up) within one or two months,” he said when contacted by The Borneo Post yesterday. He was responding to recent comments by Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii,…
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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.

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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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