Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan

Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
https://www.facebook.com/unitkomunikasiawamsarawak/videos/298416714567916/ Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan KUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak membuktikan keseriusan dalam usaha membangunkan industri sukan elektronik melalui pembangunan fasiliti sukan elektronik, SESA Mini Esports Hub yang terletak di D-Virtual Park, Kota Samarahan. Menteri Belia dan Sukan, Dato’ Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican berkata Arena Esports itu merupakan inisiatif Persatuan Sukan Elektronik Negeri Sarawak (SESA) bersama pihak swasta, fasiliti SESA Mini Esports Hub. [Source: "Kota Samarahan dilengkapi Arena E-Sport mengagumkan" published by Unit Komunikasi Awam Sarawak-UKAS]
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Digital economy task force will be guided by four thrusts

Digital economy task force will be guided by four thrusts

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Smart City
PUTRAJAYA: The works to be carried out by the Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) will be guided by four thrusts, namely, empowering the people, boosting businesses, stimulating the economy and enabling capabilities. The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) in a joint statement yesterday said that the DETF’s first meeting on Friday was jointly chaired by the ministers of the two ministries, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah and Khairy Jamaluddin. “The meeting has discussed 15 high-impact programmes under the four thrusts in efforts to accelerate the digitalisation of the country’s economy and making Malaysia a digital and high-tech nation,” it said. KKMM and MOSTI said that programmes under the empowering the people thrusts are development of digital economy talent, gig economy, e-learning and…
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Sesa laying framework for esports devt in Sarawak

Sesa laying framework for esports devt in Sarawak

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: Sarawak Esports Association (Sesa) yesterday appreciated the remarks of Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican that Sarawak is serious in developing the esports industry in the state. The minister commended the initiative taken by Sesa and the private sector in setting up the Sesa Mini Esports Hub at D-Virtual Park in Kota Samarahan recently. “This esports arena covers 7,000 sq ft and is equipped with 60 gaming computers, six streaming rooms, as well as rooms for holding conferences, discussion and management,” Reezal said during his ministerial winding-up speech in Parliament on Wednesday. “Apart from the esports facility, the Youth and Sports Department Sarawak is also very active in organising esports activities and programmes such as the online esports competitions Myesports PUBG from July 18 to…
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MDEC to partner with more tech players in creating Digital Tech Faculty experts

MDEC to partner with more tech players in creating Digital Tech Faculty experts

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM), via its agency Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC), will be working closely with the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) to partner with more tech companies such as Acestar, AWS, Cisco Academy, Microsoft, Oracle, Quandatics, and SAS Institute to create digitally-skilled faculty experts and graduates. In a statement, MDEC said as part of its commitment to ensuring industry-relevant curriculum delivery at all MDEC’s Premier Digital Tech Institutions (PDTIs) and Data Partner Universities, MDEC will be working closely with more technology partners to expand its Digital Tech Faculty Expert (DTeX) programme.  It said the partnership will allow the tech partners to contribute to growth of industry-ready skills required in the workforce that is critical to meet the industry’s current and future demand.Advertisement MDEC…
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MDEC partners with Huawei to spearhead Malaysia as ASEAN Digital Hub

MDEC partners with Huawei to spearhead Malaysia as ASEAN Digital Hub

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Smart City
The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in order to drive Malaysia’s position as the heart of Digital ASEAN. The initiative will kickstart with a whitepaper development by both parties and go on to develop key elements to realise Malaysia as the regional digital hub. “From our partnership with Huawei, we aim to gain insights and knowledge in addressing the pain points and challenges faced by the digital ecosystem in Malaysia. We aim to be prepared with solutions to enable and facilitate the capacity building to realise the full potential of Malaysia’s digital economy through digital adoption and digital talent development,” said MDEC’s chief executive officer, Surina Shukri. The MoU will also see the sharing of practices and…
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Sabah’s only innovation and creativity centre on track to shape resilient community

Sabah’s only innovation and creativity centre on track to shape resilient community

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Our Community, Sabah, Smart City, Social Innovation
KOTA KINABALU: Having only begun operating for four months, the Sabah Creative Economy and Innovation Centre has achieved several accomplishments in fostering an innovative and resilient community despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Highlights include the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR) in tourism, pushing for innovation among locals, and establishing a partnership with the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC). The centre's general manager Viviantie Sarjuni said the AR/VR Tourism idea was picked to be among the top 10 in the Startup Weekend online organised by Techstar - an American seed accelerator founded in 2006 in Boulder, Colorado. "The idea came from one of the participants Zikri Zainudin, who is a Sabahan. The idea is to make changes to a person's perception of their physical surroundings when…
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Bandung smart city model for Kuching

Bandung smart city model for Kuching

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, FinTech, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
INDONESIA:  Sarawak is using Bandung smart city as a model to develop Kuching as the first smart city in the state. Assistant Minister in Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the success of Bandung as a smart city for four years will be the best model for Kuching. “Bandung, with population of 2.57 million or 167.67 people per square km, has been transformed into modern-day city while retaining local cultural heritage via digital creativity and innovation,” he said after paying a courtesy visit on West Java Governor Mochamad Ridwan Kamil at the latter’s office in Gedong Sate, Bandung. “There is a lot we can learn and share together, especially in the ICT development sector, which has been successfully implemented in Bandung smart city in terms…
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‘Bandung a great smart city model’

‘Bandung a great smart city model’

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING: Bandung serves as the best model for Kuching in its transformation into becoming a smart city. The highland city of Indonesia, about a couple of hours’ drive away from Jakarta, was declared a smart city four years ago, said Assistant Minister in Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and Kuching North City Commission) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. “Bandung is a city that covers an area of 167.57 square kilometres and has a population of 2.57 million. “It has managed to transform, from an old city into a modern one, and retained the local culture through creativity and digital innovation,” he said in a statement issued in conjunction with his visit to the Indonesian city, where he paid a courtesy call on the Governor of West Java, Mochamad Ridwan Kamil…
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Awg Tengah calls on private sector, industry experts to aid state gov’t in becoming nation’s digital economic powerhouse

Awg Tengah calls on private sector, industry experts to aid state gov’t in becoming nation’s digital economic powerhouse

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan is calling on the private sectors, higher learning institutions, chambers of commerce, financial institutions and experts from all industrial fields to help the Sarawak Government in charting its way to become the nation’s digital economic powerhouse. He said that Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in May had announced the setting up of the Sarawak Economic Action Council (SEAC) to restore the state’s post-Covid-19 economy through digital economy, and therefore would need the collaboration of all sectors to draw a plan. Awang Tengah said the SEAC will focus on manufacturing and entrepreneur development; mining; forestry; tourism; education and human capital developments; renewable energy; data centre and innovation; services; infrastructure; and commercial agriculture. “Because of that we need the…
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Visi di sebalik penubuhan D-Virtual Park

Visi di sebalik penubuhan D-Virtual Park

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
‘D-Virtual Park’ Kota Samarahan merupakan taman tema maya yang pertama seumpamanya di rantau. Ia bakal memberikan pengalaman yang menarik kepada masyarakat Borneo mendalami lebih dekat kecanggihan teknologi digital dalam era Revolusi Perindustrian 4.0. Menelan kos bernilai RM13 juta D-Virtual Park telah membawa nama Sarawak ke peta dunia. Menerusi satu temu bual eksklusif wartawan Suara Sarawak ALWIN LAWRENCE bersama Pengarah Urusan dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd, DATUK DR IR MOHD ABDUL KARIM ABDULLAH, baru-baru ini yang berkongsikan matlamat, hala tuju dan pengalamannya membangunkan D-Virtual Park ini. SUARA SARAWAK: Disebabkan tempoh PKPP kini, bagaimana dan bila D-Virtual Park akan dapat dibuka secara rasmi kepada orang ramai? DATUK DR IR MOHD ABDUL KARIM: D-Virtual Park telah pun dibuka secara rasmi kepada orang ramai ketika ini.Tetapi oleh kerana Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP), kita…
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