MITeC Expresses Interest In StartUp Borneo

MITeC Expresses Interest In StartUp Borneo

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Smart City, StartUp Borneo Committee
StartUp Borneo is set to be the driver to promote startup culture in Sarawak and across Borneo Figure 1: StartUp Borneo is set to be the driver to promote startup culture in Sarawak and across Borneo. KUCHING, 9 APR: StartUp Borneo committees were invited to present on vision and initiatives of StartUp Borneo. Ministry of International Trade & eCommerce Sarawak (MITeC) upon recommendation from University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) extended an invitation to StartUp Borneo to present to the State Government officials at Bangunan Baitulmakmur Medan Raya, Petra Jaya. The arrangement was done in order for MITeC to better understand the initiatives which StartUp Borneo has executed to benefit the local Sarawakians. The Sarawak State Government is supportive and looking forward to assist in the programme initiated by StartUp Borneo. On…
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Inisiatif Smart City Dan Industri 4.0 Bakal Meneraju Pembangunan Ekonomi Digital Di Sarawak

Inisiatif Smart City Dan Industri 4.0 Bakal Meneraju Pembangunan Ekonomi Digital Di Sarawak

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City
Inisiatif Smart City Dan Industri 4.0 Bakal Meneraju Pembangunan Ekonomi Digital Di Sarawak KUCHING (21 November 2017)– Bersempena dengan Forum Ekonomi Islam Dunia (WIEF) Ke 13, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) dan RESONICS Consultancy telah menandatangani memorandum persefahaman kerjasama dalam membangunkan 'Smart City' dan 'Industry 4.0' di Sarawak. Perjanjian memorandum persefahaman di antara UNIMAS dan RESONICS Consultancy telah disaksikan oleh Timbalan Ketua Menteri Sarawak Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, Menteri Pengajian Tinggi Dato Sri Idris Jusoh dan Pengerusi WIFE Tun Musa Hitam di Pusat Konvesyen Borneo Kuching (BCCK), di sini sebentar tadi. Menurut kenyataan yang dikeluarkan oleh RESONICS Consultancy, inisiatif kerjasama Smart City dan Industry 4.0 ini adalah usaha berterusan di antara pemain industri dan universiti di Sarawak selari dengan aspirasi kerajaan dalam transformasi ekonomi digital dengan tujuan untuk mempercepatkan…
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Kereta Nasional Baru Dijangka Dilancar Sebelum 2020

Kereta Nasional Baru Dijangka Dilancar Sebelum 2020

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
Kereta nasional baru dijangka dilancar sebelum 2020 KUALA LUMPUR (4 Okt): Projek kereta nasional baharu dijangka melancarkan model pertamanya sebelum 2020, kata Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan Mohd Redzuan Yusof. Figure 1: YB Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof, Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan Malaysia. Beliau berkata kereta semi-autonomous (separa pemanduan sendiri) itu dirancang untuk memasuki pasaran dunia bagi memenuhi permintaan daripada generasi muda. “Kami kini sedang menyenarai pendek dua hingga tiga rakan kongsi untuk menyertai projek ini termasuk Silterra dan CTRM, dan menjangka (pemilihan) akan dimuktamadkan hujung tahun ini. “Prototaip untuk model (kereta) ini dijangka siap awal tahun depan,” katanya kepada pemberita pada taklimat media mengenai projek kereta nasional baharu itu, di Cyberjaya hari ini. Mohd Redzuan berkata projek tersebut akan dibiayai sepenuhnya oleh sektor swasta dengan bantuan beberapa kementerian. Ditanya sama ada projek ini berdaya maju memandangkan masa…
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New National Car To Roll-out Before 2020

New National Car To Roll-out Before 2020

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
New national car to roll-out before 2020 CYBERJAYA (October 4th): The new national car project is expected to roll-out it first model before 2020, said Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof. He said the semi-autonomous car was planned to enter the global market and would cater to demand from young people. Figure 1: YB Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development of Malaysia. “We are now short-listing two to three partners to participate in this project, including Silterra and CTRM, and expect (the selection) to be concluded by year-end. “The prototype for this (car) model is expected to be ready by early next year,” he told reporters at a media briefing on the new national car project here today. Mohd Redzuan said the project would be fully funded by the private sector…
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KLIABC 2018 To Generate RM160m In Sales

KLIABC 2018 To Generate RM160m In Sales

Aviation and Aerospace, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
KLIABC 2018 to generate RM160m in sales KUALA LUMPUR (October 3rd): THE Kuala Lumpur International Aerospace Business Convention (KLIABC) 2018 is expected to generate up to RM160 million in business transactions, a slight increase from the RM150 million that was achieved during its second edition in 2016. Malaysia External Trade Development Corp CEO Dr Mohd Shahreen Zainooreen Madros said the expected increase is based on the continuous growth of the aerospace industry and the positive trends reported by the previous conventions. Figure 1: KLIABC 2018 is a joint programme by Matrade, the Malaysia Industry Association and Advance Business Events of France, and was officiated by MITI Minister Darell Leiking. “We have seen growing overall sales performances of KLIABC sealed each year, from RM140 million in 2015 to RM150 million in…
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CRRC Mahu Tingkatkan Kerjasama Dengan Syarikat Pembekal Di Malaysia

CRRC Mahu Tingkatkan Kerjasama Dengan Syarikat Pembekal Di Malaysia

General, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City
CRRC mahu tingkatkan kerjasama dengan syarikat pembekal di Malaysia BATU GAJAH (4 Oktober): Rolling Stock Centre (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, anak syarikat firma China Railway Rolling Stock Corp (CRRC) mahu mempertingkat kerjasama dengan syarikat pembekal Malaysia dan dari China bagi pembuatan kereta api yang dijalankan syarikat itu. Timbalan Menteri Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri Dr Ong Kian Ming berkata langkah itu perlu dilaksanakan memandangkan setakat ini syarikat di Malaysia hanya membekalkan kira-kira 20 peratus komponen untuk kilang Rolling Stock Centre tersebut. Figure 1: LAWAT: Ong (tengah) melawat kawasan pembinaan kereta api ketIka mengadakan lawatan ke China Railway Rolling Stock Corp (CRRC) semalam. Turut hadir Pengurus Besar CRRC Jiang Zhengguang (dua, kanan). Beliau berkata, jumlah pembekalan yang rendah itu disebabkan syarikat pembekal di Malaysia tidak mempunyai kapasiti untuk memenuhi permintaan syarikat berkenaan. “Jumlah itu…
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Communications Ministry To Form New Commission For Startups

Communications Ministry To Form New Commission For Startups

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Industry 4.0, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City
Communications Ministry to form new commission for startups PETALING JAYA, Sept 28 — The Communications and Multimedia Ministry is considering setting up a commission specifically designed for the startup industry in Malaysia. Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today that there is a need for the government to take an interest in this industry. Figure 1: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo and MCMC chairman Al-Ishsal Ishak attend a dialogue in Kuala Lumpur September 28, 2018. “The government must play an active role in encouraging and facilitating this startup industry and in making sure that it succeeds. “In order to do this, the government must come out with initiatives that assist this industry,” he told reporters after attending an industry dialogue today. “I think the time has come for us…
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Visi TIMOGAH

Visi TIMOGAH

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, General, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City
Kenali Heineken Laluan secara lebih dekat dan visi TIMOGAH  KUCHING (2 Oktober): Visi kami adalah untuk menjadi sebuah syarikat e-dagang yang terkemuka di Malaysia dan mempromosi barangan tempatan ke luar negara dengan Misi utama membantu merancakkan aktiviti pertanian terutama sekali di kalangan komuniti luar bandar di Sabah dan Sarawak.  Fokus utama adalah kepada produk hasil hutan dan hasil pertanian kampung yang unik di Borneo. Figure 1: Heineken Laluan senang berurusan dengan pembekal dan pengguna platform TIMOGAH.com. Timogah sangat komited dalam memberi perkhidmatan terbaik dalam urusan jual beli barangan keperluan harian secara online, kepada pelanggannya di seluruh negara. Dengan rangkaian pelanggan seluruh negara, Timogah dapat meningkatkan permintaan terhadap pelbagai hasil pertanian unik dari Borneo; sekaligus akan merancakkan aktiviti pertanian komersial yang berdaya saing dan berpotensi untuk dipasarkan secara global. Figure 2:…
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Insurance Startups Have Raised Billions As Industry Players Fight Tech Disruptors

Insurance Startups Have Raised Billions As Industry Players Fight Tech Disruptors

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, General, Smart City
Insurance startups have raised billions as industry players fight tech disruptors OHIO (Sept 29): The once sleepy world of insurance has become the hot ticket for venture investors. Insurance technology companies have raised multiple billions of dollars in the past four years as venture capitalists finance industry disruptors and enabling technologies for established players to fend off new technology-based challengers. In the month since tech-enabled car insurance startup Root Insurance  joined the billion dollar club after its $100 million investment round, new investments in startups serving insurers in categories like life insurance, liability insurance, and — most notably — in insurance assessment and analysis services illustrate both the pace of dealmaking in the category and the breadth of technologies being developed for the industry. In the second quarter of 2018, insurance technology investments totaled $527 million in 71…
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Google Launches New Travel-Planning Tools

Google Launches New Travel-Planning Tools

Digital Economy, General, Industry 4.0, Smart City
Google launches new travel-planning tools Slowly but surely, Google  is expanding its portfolio of travel offerings that now range from hotel- and flight-booking services to trip planning tools. Today, it’s launching yet another set of new travel features that focus on travel planning and hotel bookings. Figure 1: Google launches new travel-planning tools. Maybe the most interesting new tool, especially if you are planning to travel over the holidays, is a new landing page that shows you when to best book your flights ahead of Thanksgiving, the December holidays and New Year’s based on 2017’s price changes. The tool is a bit limited in the number of city pairs it supports, but if you plan to fly on one of the 25 supported routes, then it could definitely save you a few dollars (assuming…
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