Serba Dinamik Hits Record High of RM3.89

Serba Dinamik Hits Record High of RM3.89

Entrepreneurs, Renewable Energy, Sarawak
Serba Dinamik hits record high of RM3.89 KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Shares in Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd hit a record high of RM3.89 this morning—its highest level since the group’s listing on Bursa Malaysia in February last year. Its share price of RM3.89 was 2.4% higher compared to its last closing price of RM3.80, and more than double of its initial public offering price of RM1.50. Last week, the group announced its first venture into Laos. The group had secured an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract to build two hydro power plants in Laos, which will have the capacity to generate 30 megawatt (MW) of electricity for US$66.2 million, equivalent to RM268.8 million. The contract was awarded by Nam Taep 1,2,3 Hydropower Co Ltd to its wholly-owned subsidiary…
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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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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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New Sarawak Ministry To Push Investments, International Trade

New Sarawak Ministry To Push Investments, International Trade

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Sarawak, Smart City
New Sarawak ministry to push investments, international trade KUCHING (19 May 2017): Sarawak’s new Ministry of International Trade and e-Commerce, created on May 7, will strive to make the state the investment destination of choice for investors. Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh will be the minister in charge of the ministry and he will be assisted by Datuk Mohammad Naroden Majais. Addressing the state legislative assembly here yesterday, Wong said the ministry would plan, formulate, recommend and implement trade development and promotional policies for international trade, foreign direct investments (FDIs), e-commerce and international business collaboration. “We will plan, identify and seek export opportunities for local companies to help develop and enhance their position, regionally and globally, he said, adding that strategies and supportive policy guidelines would also be developed to…
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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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Sarawak Inks Deal With S’pore Entities For Mobile Digital Payment Platform

Sarawak Inks Deal With S’pore Entities For Mobile Digital Payment Platform

Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
Sarawak inks deal with S'pore entities for mobile digital payment platform KUCHING (8 March 2018): Sarawak has signed a memorandum of understanding with Singapore to pave the way for collaboration in a mobile digital payment platform. The MOU was inked by the Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) and Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) Pte Ltd, which were represented by its general manager Dr Zaidi Razak and group chief executive Jeffrey Goh respectively. Figure 1: (From left) Dr Zaidi, Abang Johari, Dr Balakrishnan and Goh at the MOU signing ceremony. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, who led a state delegation on a two-day working visit to Singapore, witnessed the signing ceremony. Also present were Singapore Minister in charge of Smart Nation Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Sarawak deputy chief ministers Datuk…
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Majlis Makan Malam Intelektual Melayu Sarawak 2018

Majlis Makan Malam Intelektual Melayu Sarawak 2018

Community Initiative, Sarawak
KUCHING (8 May 2018): Malays in Sarawak should be thankful for having a political party like Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) which unites the community and never takes their unity for granted. Petra Jaya incumbent Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof who gave this reminder at a fund-raising dinner hosted by Sarawak Malay Graduates Association (IGMS) at a local hotel on Sunday added that Sarawak Malays should look at the Malays in Peninsular Malaysia who are divided by political affiliation. “Here in Sarawak, the Malays are united under PBB which is why we have no issue of division within the community here. I hope Sarawakian Malays will always appreciate unity,” he said. The dinner, which was also held to mark the association’s 24th anniversary, raised about RM100,000 for the association’s activities. Fadillah also advised IGMS to…
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Sinar Harapan Aidilfitri 2018

Sinar Harapan Aidilfitri 2018

Community Initiative, Sarawak
KUCHING (10 June 2018): This year Ramadhan with the "Madrasah" values, IGMS in collaboration with StartUp Borneo have engaged the public in helping and contributing to the Asnaf and Mualaf who were in need for support and assistance in the interior within and outside of Kuching City, Sarawak. Donations and contributions collected from the public were distributed to the needy during the last 10 nights of Ramadhan in order for the unfortunate muslims to celebrate Ramadhan together with the rest of the muslims community and welcoming Syawal with fun and blessings. Thank you from StartUp Borneo to everyone who have made the Sinar Harapan Aidilfitri 2018 program successful. [Admin] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTqj3Dxr-sc&list=PLT1cU-AjV8OwhiZBYwqu4DjoAmKSdNU7Z&index=2
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