CM: S’wak govt working with established industry players to manage O&G resources effectively

CM: S’wak govt working with established industry players to manage O&G resources effectively

Entrepreneurs, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
Abang Johari received the resolutions and proposed action plan from DUBS president Datu Abang Helmi Ikhwan. MIRI: The Sarawak government, through Petroleum Sarawak Berhad (Petros) is taking a more holistic approach by working with established industry players such as Petronas and Shell, in an effort to manage the Sarawak’s oil and gas resources effectively so that it could benefit its people and state’s economy. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that although Sarawak government has rights over its natural resources, it may not have enough experience to manage it independently. “We are still dependent on established oil and gas establishments. It is important to note that even though we have the resources, it is nothing if we cannot manage it properly. “Therefore, there must be a balance…
Read More
StartUp Borneo Kerjasama Digital Ekonomi dengan Untan

StartUp Borneo Kerjasama Digital Ekonomi dengan Untan

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Sarawak, Smart City
PONTIANAK, SP - Chief Tekhnical Officer Startup Borneo bentuk kerjasama dengan Universitas Tanjungpura, untuk membangun digital ekonomi. Chief Tekhnical Officer Start Up Borneo, Abdul Qaiyum Alidin mengatakan, hari ini, merupakan hari terakhir lawatan delegasi dari Serawak di Pontianak. "Pada lawatan kali ini, ia ingin menyampaikan ekonomi digital dari Serawak," ujar Abdul. Dirinya juga mengatakan, sekarang Serawak masih dalam usaha membangunkan Bandara Kucing sebagai bandara pintar. "Kita juga sudah mengenal banyak mahasiswa di Kalbar yang bisa berkolaborasi untuk startup usahawan dari Serawak," ujar. Abdul juga mengucapkan terimaksih kepada Himpi, karena banyak memudahkan aktivitas lawatan dari negeri Serawak. "Hari ini kita bersama Ketum Hipmi Kalbar, Denia melawat Rektor Untan melanjutkan kolaborasi lain dalam masa datang," lanjutnya. Kedatangan rombongan kerajaan Serawak bersama Hipmi untuk membentuk kerjasama dengan pihak Untan, dalam membangun digital ekonomi. Dia…
Read More
Indonesia Festival at Waterfront promises to be wonderful

Indonesia Festival at Waterfront promises to be wonderful

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: With its theme “Sharing Our Similarities and Celebrating Our Differences”, the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism is inviting the public to the Wonderful Indonesia Festival 2019 at the Waterfront here this weekend. The three-day festival is a collaboration with the Consulate-General Republic of Indonesia here, and supported by the Sarawak government. Duo Petromax will also be performing with Cita Citata. Initiated to enhance ties between the two countries, the festival will be officiated by Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah on March 30 at 8pm. Prior to the increase of 17.9 per cent Malaysian tourist arrivals to Indonesia last year, its government is expecting to welcome 2.9 million Malaysian tourists this year. Its assistant deputy director of marketing for Borneo region Novi Rahayu said…
Read More
Old Kuching Smart Heritage launched

Old Kuching Smart Heritage launched

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Abang Johari (fifth left) and Abang Abdul Wahap (fourth left) pose for a photo with the Friendly Neighbourhood Award winners. KUCHING: Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) is currently holding various activities till March 31 to commemorate the launching of its Old Kuching Smart Heritage Agenda. Datuk Bandar of Kuching North Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai said among the activities are ‘Malam Kebudayaan Warisan’ and exhibitions involving government and private agencies as well as communities involved in DBKU’s ‘Friendly Neighbourhood’ initiative. “There are many other beneficial activities like sports, entertainment, e-contest, Kuching Got Talent and Heritage Kitchen,” he said at the launch of DBKU Old Kuching Smart Heritage Agenda at Kuching Waterfront on Wednesday night. Abang Abdul Wahap added that the agenda is a symbol uniting Sarawakians towards digital economy…
Read More
TUTOR KAMEK PERINTIS PEMBELAJARAN DIGITAL DI SARAWAK

TUTOR KAMEK PERINTIS PEMBELAJARAN DIGITAL DI SARAWAK

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Isnin, 25hb Mac 2019 – Kuching: Bersempena Old Kuching Smart Heritage (OKSHe) Agenda 2019, Anak Sarawak Digital Media (ASDM) secara rasminya telah melancarkan sistem aplikasi pembelajaran digital yang diberi nama ‘TUTOR KAMEK’. Pelancaran aplikasi ‘TUTOR KAMEK’ telah dirasmikan oleh Ybhg. Datu Dr. Sabariah Putit, Timbalan Setiausaha Negeri Sarawak, ditemani oleh Datuk Haji Abang Abdul Wahap Bin Haji Abang Julai, Datuk Bandar Kuching Utara dan En. Abdul Qaiyum Alidin, Pengerusi StartUpBorneo.MY (StartUp Borneo). "Thank you, Old Kuching Smart Heritage Agenda!! #StartUpBorneo#Fund4Borneo" - StartUp Borneo Anak Sarawak Digital Media merupakan salah satu Startup di dalam platform komuniti StartUp Borneo  yang telah berjaya mengeluarkan produk mereka sendiri dan seterusnya bersedia untuk menembusi pasaran tempatan dan global. “Kita telah mengambil masa bertahun-tahun untuk mengenal pasti masalah yang dihadapi oleh para guru dan murid sekolah.…
Read More
The Pitch, an initiative to support local SMEs

The Pitch, an initiative to support local SMEs

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sarawak
Posing at a photocall are (from left), Philip Goettfert, Sam, Lim and Angelld Quah (COO of FundedbyMe). KUCHING: Through The Pitch, Amelia Lim, the founder of Aquavermiponic Sdn Bhd, succeeded tremendously in her company’s equity crowd funding and Peer to Peer (P2P) nancing exercises with platforms FundedByMe and AlixCo P2P to scale and grow her business effectively, according to JW Sam, marketing director of RH Vision, a Rimbunan Hijau Property Development arm. The success in obtaining the funds demonstrates the capacity of entrepreneurs in Kuching and the potential that they have in the Sarawak economic landscape. In a press statement, Sam explained that The Pitch is an initiative from RH Park that supports local SMEs through effective mentorship, alternative financing and more. Businesses which have passed the selection process will…
Read More
Serba Dinamik scores RM313 mln worth of contracts

Serba Dinamik scores RM313 mln worth of contracts

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Abang Johari (fifth left) witnesses the exchange of the MoU documents between Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Awang Daud Awang Putera (third left) and Petronas vice president for Group Procurement Project Delivery and Technology Shamsudin Miskon (fourth right). Others in the picture are (from left) Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd vice president (Supply Chain Management) Mohd. Izham Abdullah, State Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asa Awang Nassar, Petronas president and Group CEO Tan Sri Wan Zulkiee Wan Arifn, Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad Group CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah, Petronas head of Procurement, Group Procurement Project Delivery and Technology Noor Mohamad Taj Mohammed and State Secretary Tan Sri Datuk Amar Mohamad Morshidi Ghani. KUCHING: Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd has landed contracts worth RM313 mln for onshore maintenance construction and…
Read More
JAGA SABAH, SARAWAK, AGAMA ANTARA PESANAN DALAM TITAH AGONG

JAGA SABAH, SARAWAK, AGAMA ANTARA PESANAN DALAM TITAH AGONG

Sabah, Sarawak
Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Di-Pertuan Agong memeriksa Kawalan Kehormatan Utama Oleh RODELIO JUNJUN TAUCAN KUALA LUMPUR: Kerajaan Persekutuan dititahkan supaya sentiasa mengutamakan kesejahteraan rakyat asal Sabah, Sarawak dan Orang Asli terutama di luar bandar dalam soal pembangunan. Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Sultan Ahmad Shah yang bertitah buat pertama kali mengingatkan supaya pembangunan wilayah yang seimbang dan inklusif dilaksana bagi mengurangkan jurang pembangunan yang wujud sekarang. “Kerajaan beta akan terus berusaha untuk meningkatkan kesejahteraan rakyat luar bandar, orang asal Sabah dan Sarawak serta masyarakat Orang Asli dengan mengambil pendekatan yang menyeluruh meliputi pembangunan ekonomi, modal insan dan infrastruktur. “Di samping itu, pembangunan wilayah yang lebih seimbang dan inklusif juga akan diberi tumpuan agar dapat mengurangkan jurang pembangunan antara negeri-negeri serta kawasan luar bandar,” titah baginda. Titah…
Read More
Sarawak to have more Centexs — Abang Johari

Sarawak to have more Centexs — Abang Johari

Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
Abang Johari scoops some broth for his laksa dish during a break. BETONG: The Sarawak government is in the process of setting up more Centre of Technical Excellence Sarawak (Centexs) in the state. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg told a press conference after officiating at the soft opening of the Betong Centexs yesterday that the new centres would be in Lundu, Lawas and Dalat, besides Kuching and Betong. He said the establishment of the new centres is necessary to produce more technicians trained in various fields relevant to the emerging industries. The Betong Centexs in particular, he added, is collaborating with Chinese telecommunication and digital technology giant Huawei to develop technologies to be used in smart agriculture. “Betong, which is in the Sadok Agropolitan area, has tremendous…
Read More