CM: Digital economy needs world-class ICT infrastructure

CM: Digital economy needs world-class ICT infrastructure

Digital Economy, General, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
CM: Digital economy needs world-class ICT infrastructure KUCHING (4 April 2017): The state government is fully committed to developing digital economy despite Sarawak being far behind in the technology circle. In order to catch up, the state needs to build a world-class ICT infrastructure, Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg said. Figure 1: Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Abang Openg today rolled out his development strategy to establish the state’s digital economy – a blueprint he dubs “Digital Sarawak”. For that to happen, he said the state government must take the lead in driving the development of the physical ICT infrastructure, rather than leaving it to commercial operators and service providers and at the pace and mercy of others. “Enough is enough. If we cannot achieve commercial…
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Internship Programmes Provide Job Opportunities

Internship Programmes Provide Job Opportunities

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Internship programmes provide job opportunities MIRI (25 May 2017): Weststar Aviation Services (WAS) – as one of the leading oil and gas transportation service providers in South East Asia (SEA) – is providing job opportunities through internship programmes to locals where it operates. WAS domestic operations general manager, vice-admiral (R) Datuk Jamil Osman said as of 2017, a total of 750 graduates of mid and high education have undertaken the internship programmes with WAS – the outstanding ones absorbed into working for it. “Internship programmes are part of WAS’ strategies of investing in human resources, not only within the company but also with the community we operate in, especially in Miri,” he said during the handover of certificates to the first batch of four interns at WAS base here recently. Jamil…
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Serba Dinamik In JV To Expand Offshore Business

Serba Dinamik In JV To Expand Offshore Business

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Industry 4.0
The partnership with Mizuho would serve the purpose as the rm is now poised to tap into Mizuho’s network KUALA LUMPUR (7 May 2018): SERBA Dinamik Holdings Bhd is working with Mizuho Bank Ltd to expand its business capacity in offshore services. For a start, the company, via its wholly owned subsidiary Serba Dinamik International Ltd, signed an agreement of US$20 million (RM78.7 million) Islamic revolving credit facility with Mizuho’s local unit Mizuho Bank (M) Bhd, to facilitate the company’s offshore activities. “This joint venture (JV) with Mizuho is more than just a borrower-lender relationship. Mizuho will help us connect with first-tier Japanese manufacturers such as Mitsubishi Corp, Hitachi Ltd and many other companies for future collaborations,” Serba Dinamik MD and CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah said at…
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Serba Dinamik Upbeat On Growing Order Book To RM7.5 Billion By Year-end

Serba Dinamik Upbeat On Growing Order Book To RM7.5 Billion By Year-end

Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Smart City
Serba Dinamik upbeat on growing order book to RM7.5 billion by year-end  SHAH ALAM (14 May 2018): Oil and gas (O&G) engineering firm Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd expects to grow its order book from the existing RM6.2 billion to RM7.5 billion by the end of the year. Figure 1: A  photo of Group Chief Executive Officer/Group Managing Director of Serba Dinamik, Dato Dr. Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah (right) and Datu Dr. Haji Sanib Bin Haji Said (left). Group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah said it was in discussions with multiple entities across the markets that it is already present in. “Right now, we are already present in Southeast Asia, Central and South Asia, the Middle East, Europe as well as Africa by way…
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Serba Dinamik Buys Stake In Singapore’s Technology Firm For RM170.6m

Serba Dinamik Buys Stake In Singapore’s Technology Firm For RM170.6m

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Smart City, StartUp Borneo Committee
Serba Dinamik buys stake in Singapore's technology firm for RM170.6m  PETALING JAYA (13 April 2018): Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd continued on the acquisition trail with the purchase of a 24.84% stake in Singapore's technology firm CSE Global Ltd for S$57.67 million (RM170.57 million) cash. Figure 1: A group photo of Group Chief Executive Officer/Group Managing Director of Serba Dinamik, Dato Dr. Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah (second from right) and Chairman of StartUp Borneo, Abdul Qaiyum Alidin (third from right). CSE provides total integrated industrial automation, telecommunications and environmental solutions projects in US, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Serba Dinamik told the stock exchange that the acquisition is part of the group's overall strategy to expand its geographical footprint in the areas where CSE Global has presence, particularly the…
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A New Global Company From Sarawak, Serba Dinamik, Shared Its Success Story

A New Global Company From Sarawak, Serba Dinamik, Shared Its Success Story

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, StartUp Borneo Committee
Serba Dinamik to explore innovation and promote startup culture with StartUp Borneo in Sarawak  Figure 1: Ikatan Graduan Melayu Sarawak's 24th anniversary dinner officiated by YBhg Dato’ Seri Fadillah Yusof. KUCHING (6 May 2018) – Serba Dinamik, the new global company from Sarawak, shared its success story during a dinner talk organised by the Ikatan Graduan Melayu Sarawak (IGMS) or Sarawak Malay Graduates Association at a leading hotel in Kuching. About 200 Malay graduates attended the talk by Dato’ Dr. Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah, the Chief Executive Officer of the company. Figure 2: The dinner attended by Dr. Shahren Ahmad Zaidi Adruce, Dato’ Dr. Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah,  YBhg Datu Dr. Hj Sanib bin Hj Said, YBhg Dato’ Seri Fadillah Yusof, YB Datuk Talib Zulpilip, Datuk Abdillah Abdul Rahim,…
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Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories

Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories KUCHING, 24 August 2017 — The Sarawak Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Awards (Sarawak CMIEA) has received 20 entries in three categories this year. They are: Small Category for domestic companies with sales turnover of RM300,000 to RM3 million: Medium Category for domestic companies with sales turnover of RM3 million to RM20 million; and, Large Category for domestic companies with sales turnover exceeding RM20 million. Sarawak Business Federation’s (SBF) President, Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Tun Openg, said the awards presentation would be held during the federation’s first anniversary annual dinner-cum-Sarawak CMIEA’s gala night on Sept 8. Figure 1: The Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) led by its President, Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim Tun Abang Haji Openg (center) posing with State Secretary, Tan Sri Datuk…
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Sarawak To Emulate Estonia As Model For Digital Economy

Sarawak To Emulate Estonia As Model For Digital Economy

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Sarawak to emulate Estonia as model for digital economy KUCHING (9 September 2017): The formation of the Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) next year would be a step forward for Sarawak to emulate Estonia, which is now the digital leader in Europe. Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg said Sarawak looks up to Estonia, a small country in Europe, as a model for the state’s economic transformation to a digital economy. Speaking at the Sarawak Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Award (CMIEA) 2017 last night, he revealed that a bill on the legislative framework of SMA would be introduced in the coming State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting in November. Figure 1: Samling Strategic Corporation CEO Lawrence Chia (centre) receives the CMIEA on behalf of Samling Housing Products Sdn Bhd from…
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Top CMIEA 2017 Awardee Earns Spot In IEA Nominees List

Top CMIEA 2017 Awardee Earns Spot In IEA Nominees List

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Top CMIEA 2017 awardee earns spot in IEA nominees list KUCHING (18 November 2017): The top Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Award (CMIEA) Sarawak 2017 recipient Samling Housing Products Sdn Bhd will represent the state at the upcoming Industry Excellence Awards (IEA). According to Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) board director Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Tun Openg, the choice was made based on the company’s evaluation process in accordance to the criteria set by Malaysia Business Excellence Framework and the IEA. “The CMIEA, held once every two years, identifies  good practices that contribute to the Sarawak companies’ excellence which in turn, contribute to the state’s economy,” he spoke during CMIEA Sarawak 2017 company feedback report and sharing session at MPC yesterday. Figure 1: Abang Abdul Karim (second left) presents the report to…
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