Jailed for insulting Islam: Alister ordered to undergo mental observation

Jailed for insulting Islam: Alister ordered to undergo mental observation

Sabah, Sarawak
Alister is being escorted out of the courtroom KUCHING: Alister Cogia, 22 who was convicted for insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad online has been ordered to undergo mental observation for a month at Hospital Sentosa here. High Court Judge Azahari Kamal Ramli who made this order today, also fixed April 16 as next hearing date. The order was made following an application by Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Sarawak legal team for a revision of the administration of the case held earlier at a Sessions Court which sentenced Alister, from Bau to 10 years in jail and fined RM50,000. Alister’s family earlier claimed that they were not given the chance to meet Alister in the four days that Alister was under remand, was not told that he was to appear in court on Friday, and hence he…
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Application for German Malaysian Institute now open

Application for German Malaysian Institute now open

Industry 4.0, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Are you SPM 2018 graduates? 🙋🙋‍♂! Waaaaaaay too many choices huh ?  🤦‍♀🤦                                                                                                           Which 1 should you choose?  🤷🤷‍♂ 👉 GMI ✅ :- ✔ 27 years in German Engineering Technology and we are MARA IPMa! ✔ GMI graduates are preferred by many industries (88% employability) 🤝🏻 ✔ Your main gateway to Germany (216 UAS to choose from) 🇩🇪 ✔ Ready MARA convertible loans (B40&M40) & apply it now before you register💯 ✔ Not only the only college with…
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Kapit young athletes shine at annual inter-district, inter-school games

Kapit young athletes shine at annual inter-district, inter-school games

Sarawak, Smart City
The young athletes representing Kapit District and their accompanying teachers gather for a group photo, complete with their championship trophies. KAPIT: This district swept both major categories at the annual ‘Inter-District Primary and Secondary Schools Sports 2019’, which took place at Song Sports Field recently. SMK Kapit athletes outperformed their contenders and gained 354 points, earning them the overall secondary school championship title for this year. SMK Song collected 330 points to become first runner-up, while SMK Katibas bagged 281 points to finish third. SMK Kapit 2 (247 points), SMK Selirik (203 points), SMK Baleh (103 points) and SMK Song 2 (34 points) placed respective fourth to seventh. In the primary school category, the contingent representing Kapit District Schools Sports Council (MSSD) accumulated 283.4 points to become overall champion, while…
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Enjoy a yummy icy ABC on a hot sunny afternoon!⁣

Enjoy a yummy icy ABC on a hot sunny afternoon!⁣

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sabah, Sarawak
[Places]⁣⁣ Enjoy a yummy icy ABC on a hot sunny afternoon!⁣ Air Batu Campur (ABC) or commonly known as Ais Kacang which literally means “mixed ice” and "bean ice" is a cool dessert which is commonly found in Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore. It is made up of shaved ice topped with gula Melaka (concentrated brown sugar syrup), coloured syrup, roasted peanuts and evaporated milk.⁣ Common colourful ingredients that goes into the bowl include cendol, kidney beans, red beans, creamed corns and grass jelly. Depending on the stall and outlets that serve it, a scoop of ice cream or two is added as a finishing touch to tantalise your sweet taste buds. It’s a popular choice of dessert during warm or scorching hot weathers!⁣⁣ Follow us 👉 @aseanbuzz⁣⁣⁣ Follow us 👉…
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Usahawan muda perlu teroka peluang ke Asean

Usahawan muda perlu teroka peluang ke Asean

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR 4 Mac- Kerajaan menggesa golongan usahawan muda di negara ini mengintai peluang yang lebih luas dan menjalinkan kerjasama dengan usahawan dari negara Asean bagi tempoh beberapa tahun akan datang. Malah Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan, Datuk Seri Mohd. Redzuan Yusof berkata, golongan tersebut juga perlu bersama-sama dengan kementerian itu dan juga pelbagai agensi lain bagi memperluaskan perniagaan ke peringkat antarabangsa pada masa hadapan. Katanya, kementerian itu mahu mewujudkan dan membangunkan perusahaan berasaskan inovasi ke peringkat lebih tinggi yang mampu bergerak pantas. “Sasaran ini boleh dicapai menerusi pembangunan teknologi terkini dan pelbagai aplikasi baharu yang lain. “Oleh itu, usahawan muda perlu berani, bukan hanya mendengar untuk menjadi juara,” katanya dalam sidang akhbar sempena Majlis Pelancaran Hari Usahawan Malaysia Asean (Huma2019) di sini hari ini. [Source: "Usahawan muda perlu teroka peluang ke…
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Come forward if you have any startup ideas — Gobind

Come forward if you have any startup ideas — Gobind

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government is willing to listen to any quarters, including the B40 and M40 groups, and help them with startup ideas and proposals in order to increase their income, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. He said the Ministry and its agencies, such as Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDEC) and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), would look into the proposals and then decide on how to help these groups — from taxi drivers to FELDA settlers and farmers — to realise their ideas of introducing any application or upgrading their current business models. “Many companies have approached the Ministry, MDEC or MCMC with their ideas. They also have applications and solutions for different sectors. That's why I…
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Cabinet to restore equal status to Sabah, S’wak

Cabinet to restore equal status to Sabah, S’wak

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sabah, Sarawak
Liew Vui Keong KOTA KINABALU: The Federal Cabinet has agreed to table the proposal to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s status as equal partners under one nation, at the upcoming parliamentary session. “As at today (Friday), I am pleased to announce that, last Wednesday, the Cabinet had agreed to table the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution – to make Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia as equal partners. “This is a giant leap towards the realisation of the implementation of the Malaysian Agreement 1963 (MA63),” said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong. Liew disclosed that the next parliament sitting is scheduled to start on March 11 (next Monday). “I believe that this will cause a ripple effect…
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The Best of StartUp Borneo Featured at HUMA’19

The Best of StartUp Borneo Featured at HUMA’19

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Sempena MALAYSIA-ASEAN ENTREPRENEUR'S DAY 2019 atau HARI USAHAWAN MALAYSIA ASEAN 2019, komuniti StartUp Borneo diketuai oleh Abdul Qaiyum Alidin dan wakili Timogah, MyAgro, Borneo Skycam, ISparks, dan juga Bugaga Teraphy telah berkesempatan membuka pameran pada 5Mac2019 di ibu pejabat SME Corp di Kuala Lumpur.Turut mengunjungi dan melawat pameran dari komuniti StartUp Borneo adalah tetamu kehormat pada hari itu iaitu YB Datuk Seri Redzuan, Menteri dalam Kementerian Pembangunan Usahawan (MED).Para hadirin juga ramai mengerumuni pameran dari komuniti StartUp Borneo untuk mengetahui perancangan serta pembangunan komuniti startup yang bakal diusahakan. Komuniti StartUp Borneo akan terus dibangunkan terutamanya bermula di Kuching dan seterusnya seluruh Sarawak untuk mengukuhkan ekosistem keusahawanan terutamanya pembangunan startup melalui platform digital sebelum berkembang ke seluruh negara dan seterusnya ke peringkat Asean."Thank you to Malaysia Association of ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs…
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Oil and gas sector hires more local graduates, trims forex losses

Oil and gas sector hires more local graduates, trims forex losses

Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
KUALA LUMPUR: Skilled local workforce has helped major oil and gas (O&G) cushion the global weak oil prices, ringgit fluctuations and foreign exchange (forex losses) over the past few years. Analysts said companies such as Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), Sapura Energy Bhd, Alam Maritim Bhd, Barakah Offshore Bhd and others has hired local professionals and technical and vocational education and training (TVET) graduates to reduce costs, which is part of the companies' cost cutting measures. Sunway University Business School Professor of Economics Dr Yeah Kim Leng said the O&G sector is a very specialised high technology sector which requires a lot of specialised skills to work at oil rigs and fabrication yards. "In the early days, these niche areas required foreign expertise and was dominated by expatriates but now firms…
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Cessna hantar terus hasil pertanian Sarawak ke Singapura

Cessna hantar terus hasil pertanian Sarawak ke Singapura

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
SIBU: Kerajaan Sarawak telah menempah pesawat jenis Cessna melalui Hornbill Skyways yang bakal digunakan untuk membawa produk pertanian ke Singapura dan pasaran strategi lain di rantau ini, kata Ketua Menteri di sini, semalam. “Ia akan membawa tiga kontena bagi setiap penerbangan,” kata Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg pada sesi dialog anjuran Dewan Perniagaan dan Perindustrian sarawak (SCCI). Jelasnya, kerajaan Sarawak komited untuk menyediakan persekitaran kondusif selain giat merangsangkan kegiatan pertanian bagi manfaat petani di luar bandar. Ujarnya, pesawat itu nanti akan digunakan untuk menghantar produk pertanian dari kawasan pengeluaran, terus ke pasaran yang akhirnya mendatangkan kesan besar kepada bidang pertanian di negeri ini. Namun, Abang Johari menjelaskan, kerajaan masih lagi menunggu giliran tempahan kerana begitu banyak tempahan untuk model yang sama. [Source: "Cessna hantar terus hasil pertanian Sarawak ke Singapura"…
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