Sarawak, West Kalimantan Youths Jointly Explore Tech, e-Commerce Opportunities

Sarawak, West Kalimantan Youths Jointly Explore Tech, e-Commerce Opportunities

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Sarawak, West Kalimantan youths jointly explore tech, e-commerce opportunities KUCHING, August 18: Aspiring young entrepreneurs in Sarawak has forged an understanding with their counterpart in West Kalimantan to jointly explore growth opportunities involving technology and e-commerce. Figure 1: Abdul Qaiyum and Denia exchanging MoUs witnessed by Abang Abdul Karim Sarawak’s StartUp Borneo inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia-Kalimantan Barat (Hipmi Kalbar) here today for this purpose. The signing was held at the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) Sarawak Region office. StartUp Borneo chairman Abdul Qaiyum Alidin said his members mounted an economic recce to Pontianak recently, and the MoU was a result of that trip. “With the signing of the MoU, we will be collaborating in more activities between Sarawak and West Kalimantan youths in how…
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TIMOGAH.com Jual Sayur Kampung Secara Dalam Talian

TIMOGAH.com Jual Sayur Kampung Secara Dalam Talian

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
TIMOGAH.com jual sayur kampung secara dalam talian KUCHING (21 Ogos): BUKAN mudah terutama bagi masyarakat yang tinggal di bandar untuk mendapatkan sayur kampung dan hasil hutan seperti daun ubi, terung dayak, daun sabong, midin, tepus, rebung, daun timun dayak bahkan ulat sagu. Figure 1: SEGAR: Heineken berada di salah sebuah ladang sayur untuk mengambil bekalan. Namun kini, semuanya boleh dibeli hanya secara dalam talian iaitu melalui Timogah.com, satu-satunya laman sesawang yang menjual hasil hutan Borneo dan turut menawarkan perkhidmatan penghantaran ke rumah atau pejabat setiap hari. Pengasas Timogah.com, Heineken Laluan, 34, berkata, inisiatifnya itu bermula pada November 2017, setelah menyedari tiadanya platform menjual sayur segar terutama yang dari Borneo secara dalam talian dengan perkhidmatan penghantaran. “Selain untuk membantu pengguna membeli sayur tempatan yang segar, hasrat kami juga adalah ingin membantu…
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Usahawan, Syarikat Permulaan Tempatan Harus Manfaatkan Potensi Ekonomi Dengan Mengembangkan Perniagaan

Usahawan, Syarikat Permulaan Tempatan Harus Manfaatkan Potensi Ekonomi Dengan Mengembangkan Perniagaan

Community Initiative, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sarawak
Usahawan, syarikat permulaan tempatan harus manfaatkan potensi ekonomi dengan mengembangkan perniagaan KUCHING (18 Ogos): Golongan usahawan termasuk syarikat-syarikat permulaan tempatan disaran menjalinkan kerjasama dengan rakanrakan industri di negara-negara jiran termasuk Indonesia untuk mengembangkan perniagaan. Ahli Lembaga Pengarah Perbadanan Produktiviti Malaysia (MPC) Wilayah Sarawak Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Tun Openg berkata, jalinan kerjasama itu akan membuka peluang perniagaan sekali gus menguntungkan kedua-dua pihak. Figure 1: RASMI: Abang Abdul Karim merasmikan program ‘Startup Borneo Pre-Pitching’ Siri Kedua di MPC Wilayah Sarawak, Kuching semalam. “Misalnya, upacara penyerahan dokumen Memorandum Persefahaman (MoU) antara StartUp Borneo dan Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia Kalimantan Barat (HIPMI KALBAR) hari ini (semalam) merupakan platform terbaik kepada kedua-dua negara berjiran, Sarawak dan Indonesia. “Saya harap peluang kerjasama antara kedua-dua organisasi terbabit dimanfaatkan sepenuhnya, bukan sahaja dari segi ekonomi bahkan semua…
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MoU To Empower Businesses, Entrepreneur Devt In Borneo

MoU To Empower Businesses, Entrepreneur Devt In Borneo

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
MoU to empower businesses, entrepreneur devt in Borneo Figure 1: Abang Karim (third left) together with other guests look at one of the inventions pitched at the event. KUCHING (July 18): Startup Borneo and Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia Kalimantan Barat (HipmiKalbar) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to empower businesses and entrepreneur development on the Borneo island. The exchange of MoU ceremony which saw Startup Borneo represented by chairman Abdul Qaiyum Alidin and HipmiKalbar represented by Denia Yuniarti Abdusamad, was held in conjunction with Startup Borneo’s second series of its Pre Pitching event. Present to witness the exchange of MoU was Malaysian Productivity Council (MPC) chairman Datuk Abang Karim Tun Abang Openg. When speaking at the event, Abang Karim said the MoU offered a new platform for entrepreneurs from…
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1st StartUp Borneo Pre-Pitching Hosted at International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak

1st StartUp Borneo Pre-Pitching Hosted at International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, StartUp Borneo Committee
KUCHING (1 July 2018): On June 30th, StartUp Borneo held its first pre-pitching session of startups or a brief oral description of projects for investors. It is being set up as a startup community platform and a chance for startups to: Pitch new ideas and showcase innovative solution to specialists in Sarawak especially for digital technology applications. Receive constructive feedback from Ministry such as Ministry of International Trade and e-Commerce (MITeC), International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak (ICATS) as a Higher Education institution, industry players such as Digital Economy Hub and others. To match potential partners and obtain financing or matching grant for the participants of StartUp Borneo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2tabC3DhCM&t=29s Roselle's Kitchen by Nicholas Hon Read More https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1qJpcwN_JU&t=13s Sempoi Study by Syahnas Putera Mohd Yaacob Read More StartUp Borneo invited startup founders…
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New Joint Venture Set To Boost Tech-Transformation In S’wak

New Joint Venture Set To Boost Tech-Transformation In S’wak

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
New joint venture set to boost tech-transformation in S’wak KUCHING (1 July 2018): Sarawak will see about US$25 million (over RM100 million) in investment following the setting up of Andasar Bhd, a locally-incorporated consortium. Figure 1: Uzlov with the ‘uprail’ model, featured during a recent exhibition. The company, a joint venture (JV) between MHN Ventures Sdb Bhd of Sarawak and Adgex Ltd, which is a public-listed company from Australia that is looking into turning Sarawak as its regional base for Asean. Andasar, through expertise from Adgex, is looking at transferring four of its core technologies here — the ‘Uprail’ high-speed rail transportation system, the ‘Upline’ elevated pipeline system, the ‘greenBLAZE’ waste to energy system, and the ‘energyBrick’ electricity storage system. According to Adgex managing director Victor Uzlov, Andasar is looking…
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Dr M: Govt aiming to have new national car company

Dr M: Govt aiming to have new national car company

Industry 4.0
Dr M: Govt aiming to have new national car company TOKYO (11 Jun 2018): The new Government aims to have a new national car company now that Proton has been bought over by China’s Geely. Speaking during a dialogue at the 24th Nikkei Conference on the Future of Asia, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said now that Proton was owned by Geely, it was no longer considered a national car. We are thinking of starting another national car - maybe with an Asian country,” he said here on Monday (June 11). Pressed on the country in mind, Dr Mahathir said: “Maybe Thailand, South Korea or even Japan.” [Source: "Dr M: Govt aiming to have new national car company" published by theStarOnline/Star Media Group Berhad]
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MITeC Steps Up Activities To Promote Digitalisation and Digital Economy

MITeC Steps Up Activities To Promote Digitalisation and Digital Economy

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
MITeC steps up activities to promote digitalisation and digital economy MIRI (31 May 2018): The Ministry of International Trade and eCommerce (MITeC) is intensifying its activities this year to enhance the state’s efforts to embrace digitalisation and embark on the digital economy. MITeC assistant secretary Catherine Lee said they are targetting 24 programmes for eCommerce programmes alone to benefit 5,000 people. Figure 1: Lee (back row centre) poses with speakers, participants and organising committee members at the conclusion of the seminar. These included programmes and training, courses, workshops and incubators, National and International Conference on e-Commerce, local and International expo and showcasing financial assistance, Sarawak Marketing Development Grant (SMDG) and Sarawak eCommerce Grant “We hoped that through these proposed programmes, there is greater awareness on eCommerce for example, for “Online…
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Singapore Pledges to Cut Cash, Checks on Path to Digital Economy

Singapore Pledges to Cut Cash, Checks on Path to Digital Economy

Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Smart City
Singapore pledges to cut cash, checks on path to digital economy  SINGAPORE (20 June 2018): Singapore is accelerating the shift toward digital payments by pledging to eliminate check usage by 2025 and slash cash withdrawals from automated telling machines. Both payment methods are declining in popularity, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung, who sits on the Monetary Authority of Singapore board, said in a speech on Wednesday night. To promote electronic fund transfers, the government-endorsed payments platform, called PayNow, will be extended to companies starting Aug. 13. Figure 1: Singapore is embracing technology to enhance its status as a regional financial hub and compete with other major cities including Hong Kong and London. — Bloomberg Singapore is embracing technology to enhance its status as a regional financial hub and compete with other…
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Sarawak, Singapore Ink MOU For Mobile Digital Payment Collaboration

Sarawak, Singapore Ink MOU For Mobile Digital Payment Collaboration

Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
Sarawak, Singapore ink MOU for mobile digital payment collaboration SINGAPORE (6 March 2018): Sarawak and Singapore this morning signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pave the way for collaboration in the mobile digital payment platform. Figure 1: Abang Johari and entourage in a group photograph with PM Lee at the Istana. Seen at right is Dato’ Zulkifli.. Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg who is currently leading a state delegation on a two-day working visit to Singapore witnessed the signing ceremony at leading hotel here. Also present at the signing ceremony were Singapore Minister In-Charge of Smart Nation Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Sarawak Deputy Chief Ministers Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas and Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr. James Jemut Masing, Sarawak State Secretary Tan Sri Datuk Amar…
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