Borneo can be an economic powerhouse in Asia, says Shafie

Borneo can be an economic powerhouse in Asia, says Shafie

Aviation and Aerospace, Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said the island of Borneo, which is shared by three countries including Malaysia, has the potential to be an economic powerhouse in the Asian region. — Bernama pic TARAKAN (Indonesia), Oct 2 — The island of Borneo, which is shared by three countries including Malaysia, has the potential to be an economic powerhouse in the Asian region, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal. He said the area, covering Sabah dan Sarawak, Kalimantan dan Brunei, was rich with natural resources, particularly oil and gas. The island’s proximity to China and South Korea would also contribute to the economic growth, he said. “I am confident Borneo can become a regional economic power not only due to its large size but also its…
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Dialogue held for Sarawak-Sabah border community

Dialogue held for Sarawak-Sabah border community

Community Initiative, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Rosey (front sixth right) is seen with dialogue participants and organisers. On Rosey’s right is Lawas member of parliament Datuk Henry Sum Agong. MIRI: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and Childhood Development together with the Social Development Council held a dialogue for the Sarawak-Sabah border community in Sindumin, Sabah yesterday. The community dialogue sought to address issues such as drug use and trafficking, particularly along the Sarawak-Sabah border at Merapok in Lawas and Sindumin in Sipitang. Assistant Minister of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Rosey Yunus said studies by the council have found an increasing number of drug addiction and trafficking cases. “Symptoms of abuse and distribution of these drugs and substances need to be stopped from now in order not to become…
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Malaysia considering selling stakes in Petronas to states

Malaysia considering selling stakes in Petronas to states

Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is considering selling stakes in energy giant Petronas to states where the company’s oil and gas fields are, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told Reuters on Tuesday, in a bid to raise funds for the debt-laden government. Such a move may also give states such as Sarawak and Sabah a say in the running of Petronas, the world’s third-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas. Dr Mahathir said the government could not meet a demand made by the states for a quadrupling of the royalties paid by the company to 20 per cent of its profit. “It’s fully owned by the government, it’s up to the government to sell the shares privately not in the market, to states like Sabah and Sarawak,” Dr Mahathir said in an…
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Mr. Shahriman Sahib at IAViC2019

Mr. Shahriman Sahib at IAViC2019

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Recently, Mr. Shahriman Sahib was invited to be one of the guest speakers for the ‘Vibration Technology in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0’ program, during the International Applied Vibration Conference hosted at the Sheraton Imperial, Kuala Lumpur. As the guest speaker, Mr. Shahriman Sahib presented his talk titled, ‘Benefits of Vibration Monitoring Towards Increasing Operational Safety of Helicopter Operation’ towards the audience of the conference. We truly are proud of you Mr. Shahriman Sahib for representing Weststar in a significant conference, and for positioning Weststar amongst the best in the industry. #Weststar #Weststarians #IAVIC
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Sarawak Energy’s Inaugural Sustainability and Renewable Energy Forum (SAREF) 2019 To Be Held in Kuching 10 -11 Dec

Sarawak Energy’s Inaugural Sustainability and Renewable Energy Forum (SAREF) 2019 To Be Held in Kuching 10 -11 Dec

Aviation and Aerospace, Brunei, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Sarawak Energy Group Chief Executive Officer Datu Haji Sharbini Suhaili KUCHING, 14 OCTOBER 2019, MONDAY: Sarawak Energy is organising its first own-brand thought leadership conference as a platform for greater discussion on sustainability and renewable energy. Organised with the Ministry of Utilities Sarawak, the Sustainability and Renewable Energy Forum or SAREF 2019 will be held at Borneo Convention Center Kuching (BCCK) in Kuching from 10 to 11 December 2019. Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Johari Tun Abang Haji Openg is expected to officiate at the opening of the forum, together with Sarawak Minister for Utilities Dato Sri Dr. Stephen Rundi anak Utom and Sarawak Energy Group CEO Datu Haji Sharbini Suhaili (pic). Speaking at a special session to headline the event will be Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh who…
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International Applied Vibration Conference (IAViC) 2019 On 13th and 14th November in Kuala Lumpur

International Applied Vibration Conference (IAViC) 2019 On 13th and 14th November in Kuala Lumpur

Brunei, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
This November, the IMM Vibration Committee is once again proud to organize an exciting conference cum exhibition (IAViC2019) that addresses “Vibration Technology in the era of Industrial Revolution 4.0”. Pioneering as the largest vibration technical community in Malaysia, IAViC serves as the ideal platform to share latest technologies as well as discoveries from various industries locally and globally. With the event set to be held on 13-14 November 2019 at Sheraton Imperial, Kuala Lumpur, IAViC 2019 seeks to dig through the latest industrial challenges, promoting cross-application and catalysing the exchange of ideas. Prepare to indulge yourself as we showcase the latest technologies and case studies from esteemed vibrations academicians, worldwide practitioners and decorated experts in their respective fields through keynote addresses, technical talks, forums and exhibition. Therefore, IAViC 2019 is…
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Curtin Malaysia hosting International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy in November

Curtin Malaysia hosting International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy in November

Brunei, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Miri – 5 September 2019 – Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) is hosting the 2nd International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy (ICMTE 2019) at its campus from 6 to 8 November 2019. Co-organised with The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) Miri Branch and the Institution of Materials Malaysia (IMM) Miri Chapter with support from the Sarawak Convention Bureau, ICMTE 2019 will focus on advanced technology for construction and engineering, as well as renewable energy and environmental issues. It will provide a platform for researchers, engineers and academics from some 10 countries to exchange knowledge and ideas, and discuss innovations, trends and future challenges related to materials technology and energy. The conference’s keynote and plenary speakers will comprise Dato’ Dr. Ir. Mohd. Abdul Karim Abdullah, Chief Executive Officer of Serba Dinamik…
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IAViC2019 Visit To Weststar Aviation

IAViC2019 Visit To Weststar Aviation

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Visit to Weststar Aviation by IMM IAViC2019 Organising Committee at Menara Weststar. Special thanks to our host Mr. Shahriman Sahib, HUMS Manager and also Mr. Ahmad Rashide, General Manager (Engineering). Semoga terus sukses! Calling all Aerospace, Automotive, Rail, Oil&Gas industry players!Available exhibition space in November, but limited! Or book yourself a seat! Level up with latest technology and capability of 4.0. Venue: Kuala LumpurDate: 13-14 November 2019International Speakers1. Prof. Reza N. Jazar, RMIT University2. Kazuhito Kato, Japan3. Prof. Mohammad Fard, RMIT University To register, please contact International Applied Vibration Conference 2019​ (IAViC 2019) or email to iavic.events@firm-motion.com For any enquiries, please contact:1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rahizar Ramli at Mobile No.: +60 19-279 6970 or Email: rahizar@um.edu.my2. Abdul Qaiyum Alidin at Mobile No.: +6017 6949806 or Email: abdul.qaiyum.alidi04@gmail.com#NoDrowsyDriving #WeAreAutonomously
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IAViC2019 Visit To MIGHT – Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology

IAViC2019 Visit To MIGHT – Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Visit to MIGHT by IMM IAViC2019 Organising Committee in Cyberjaya. Special thanks to Datuk Dr. Mohd Yusoff Sulaiman, President and CEO of MIGHT - Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology, and very friendly host Mr. Mohd Zakwan Mohd Zabidi, Senior Vice President and Puan Rohaiza Muhamad, Programme Director. Semoga terus sukses! Calling all Aerospace, Automotive, Rail, Oil&Gas industry players!Available exhibition space in November, but limited! Or book yourself a seat! Level up with latest technology and capability of 4.0. Venue: Kuala LumpurDate: 13-14 November 2019International Speakers1. Prof. Reza N. Jazar, RMIT University2. Kazuhito Kato, Japan3. Prof. Mohammad Fard, RMIT University To register, please contact International Applied Vibration Conference 2019 (IAViC 2019) or email to iavic.events@firm-motion.com For any enquiries, please contact:1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rahizar Ramli at Mobile No.: +60 19-279 6970 or Email: rahizar@um.edu.my2. Abdul…
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Dr M: New key discoveries are made using English

Dr M: New key discoveries are made using English

Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak
KUALA LUMPUR: Those championing the Malay language should put aside nationalistic pride to allow Science and Mathematics to be taught in English, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “It will be difficult to find those who can translate newfound knowledge into the national language if we do not know the language in which the knowledge is acquired. “It is my view that nationalistic pride makes some of us more inclined towards maintaining our own language,” the Prime Minister said when answering a question by Ahmad Fahmi Mohamed Fadzil (Pakatan-Lembah Pantai) during Minister’s Question Time in Parliament yesterday. However, Dr Mahathir acknowledged there was a division between those who want the subjects to be taught in English and those who insist the use of the national language. He said the National Education…
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