“New Space Economy” dan kerjasama Serba Dinamik Group Berhad

“New Space Economy” dan kerjasama Serba Dinamik Group Berhad

SHAH ALAM, 3 March 2021 - The Space Economy that is growing and evolving has led to some analystsdeclaring that the space industry could become the next trillion-dollar industry by 2040. With space industry promising untapped possibilities, global business leaders have already begun to mirror this sentiment by pouring considerable resources into the outer space arena. Closer to home, Serba Dinamik Group Berhad (SDGB), very recently made its foray into Space Technology via a new division, Space Technology Division entrusted to explore the potential of space industries and find possible partnership and collaboration in various angles in the context of New Space Economy Nexus. Technology has enabled for changes to take place and these changes are meant to ease the lives of humankind. The global economic landscape has gone through various changes and transformations. Amongst them is a new and emerging economy that is becoming increasingly global – the space economy. Space economy is defined as the full range of activities...
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SCIB has ambitious plan for 2021

SCIB has ambitious plan for 2021

Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd (SCIB), which had recently become a billion ringgit market capitalisation company, is aiming to double its size in the next 12 months. The construction outfit, which is controlled by Datuk Mohd Karim Abdullah, (pic) is eyeing to take up bigger roles that include bidding for bigger infrastructure projects, embarking on mergers and acquisitions (M&As), as well as becoming project owners. Karim acknowledged that while the Covid-19 pandemic posed challenges to the construction sector, he is confident SCIB would be able to achieve 20% to 30% revenue and profit growth this year compared with 2020. This will be driven by its strong order book and new technology adoption that will improve its profit margins. “SCIB did very well in 2020 despite the difficult operating environment due to Covid-19. “Moving forward, SCIB is looking at engineering, manufacturing, construction and commissioning jobs to strengthen its orderbook and capabilities in the construction sector, ” he tells StarBizWeek. “The company has a long track record, especially...
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Anak petani miskin berasal dari Sarawak kini bergelar ‘multi bilionaire’

Anak petani miskin berasal dari Sarawak kini bergelar ‘multi bilionaire’

TAK ramai tahu yang baru-baru ini sebuah syarikat dari Malaysia, Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd memperoleh kontrak bagi menjalankan kerja-kerja pembinaan hab inovasi merangkumi pembangunan pejabat, restoran, pusat pameran dan pusat IT di Abu Dhabi dengan nilai mencecah RM7.71 bilion! Serba Dinamik juga baru-baru ini berjaya dalam usaha mereka untuk mendapatkan kontrak operasi dan penyelenggaraan menerusi anak syarikat milik penuhnya, Serba Dinamik International Ltd (SDIL) di Oman dengan anggaran nilai kontrak kira-kira RM320.89 juta. Untuk pengetahuan korang, pada suku kedua berakhir 30 Jun 2020, keuntungan bersih Serba Dinamik meningkat kepada RM147.88 juta pada hingga menyaksikan perolehan syarikat itu naik kepada RM1.44 bilion berbanding RM1.14 bilion pada tahun lepas, luar biasa! Tetapi tahukah korang siapakah insan di sebalik syarikat yang terkenal dalam industri minyak dan gas itu? Namanya adalah Mohd. Abdul Karim Abdullah, seorang jurutera lulusan kejuruteraan mekanikal dari Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) yang berasal dari Sarawak. Beliau bukanlah anak orang kaya atau dari berasal dari keluarga terkenal dari bumi kenyalang itu. Bukan juga proksi siapa-siapa. Untuk...
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Malaysian-born director James Wan makes it to 100 most powerful people in entertainment list

Malaysian-born director James Wan makes it to 100 most powerful people in entertainment list

PETALING JAYA, Oct 17 — Kuching-born Australian filmmaker James Wan has landed a coveted spot on The Hollywood Reporter’s 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment 2019 list. The Aquaman director who is best known for The Conjuring supernatural horror films was placed at No. 80, marking his debut on the list. According to the showbusiness magazine, this year’s list is the most diverse yet. The 42-year-old director-producer, who is based in Los Angeles, California, earned a spot on the list thanks to a deal with indie production house Starlight Media. “A financing pact with Starlight Media allows him to make edgier fare; once he wraps indie Malignant, he’ll focus on Aquaman, working on the sequel to his US$1.1 billion (RM4.6 billion) DC hit,” The Hollywood Reporter published. The list also featured quick-fire questions with Wan where he was asked to name the best or worst thing about the current merger mania that is sweeping across Hollywood. “The fun thing is seeing different worlds and characters cross into each other’s stories and the possibilities of IPs...
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Western Digital agrees to invest a further RM2.3b in Malaysia

Western Digital agrees to invest a further RM2.3b in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5 — Western Digital, a leading digital storage equipment manufacturer, has decided to invest an additional RM2.3 billion to upgrade its facilities and boost its production capacity in Malaysia. “This was agreed on during a meeting between Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and group chairman of Western Digital Malaysia, Datuk Syed Hussian Aljunid, today. “This raises Western Digital’s total investment in Malaysia to almost RM18 billion,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement today. The new investment would go towards the expansion of facilities and factory capacities at Western Digital Media Penang and Western Digital Sarawak. According to the PMO, interest among companies to increase investments in Malaysia reflects the government’s capability in managing the economy and investors’ confidence in the country’s administration and stability as the world grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic. The prime minister, who is pleased with the new investment, welcomes any investment from companies that invest in high-impact and technology-based industries in the country. “The government,...
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Western Digital to spend another RM2.3bil in Malaysia, cumulative investment rise to RM18bil [NSTTV]

Western Digital to spend another RM2.3bil in Malaysia, cumulative investment rise to RM18bil [NSTTV]

https://youtu.be/tO9-jbT1Z04 KUALA LUMPUR: American hard disk drive manufacturer and data storage company Western Digital will invest an additional RM2.3 billion to expand its presence in Malaysia. The new investment will take Western Digital's total investment to almost RM18 billion since establishing its operations in the country in 1973. The Prime Minister's Office (PMO), in a statement, said the additional investment was agreed upon during a meeting between Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Western Digital (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd chairman Datuk Syed Hussian Aljunid today. The PMO said the new investment would be used to expand the facilities and capacity of Western Digital's plants in Penang and Sarawak,. This would benefit the country's economy and provide employment to more than 2,000 people, it added. The new investment by Western Digital reflected the government's ability in managing the economy and bringing back investors' confidence despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the PMO said. Muhiyiddin welcomed any company wanting to invest in a high-impact and technology-based industry here, it added. "The government...
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Tambahan pelaburan Western Digital bukti keupayaan kerajaan urus ekonomi – PMO

Tambahan pelaburan Western Digital bukti keupayaan kerajaan urus ekonomi – PMO

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 Nov -- Keupayaan kerajaan dalam menguruskan ekonomi dan keyakinan pelabur terhadap pentadbiran dan kestabilan negara ketika dunia masih berdepan pandemik COVID-19 terbukti apabila terdapat syarikat yang berminat menambah pelaburan di negara ini. Western Digital Sdn Bhd, syarikat pengeluar peralatan storan digital terkemuka memutuskan untuk menambah pelaburan sebanyak RM2.3 bilion bagi meningkatkan kemudahan dan kapasiti pengeluaran syarikat itu di Malaysia. "Perkara itu dipersetujui semasa pertemuan antara Perdana Menteri Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin dengan Pengerusi Kumpulan Operasi Western Digital Malaysia, Datuk Dr Syed Hussian Aljunid, hari ini. "Ini menjadikan nilai keseluruhan pelaburan Western Digital di Malaysia berjumlah hampir RM18 bilion," demikian menurut Pejabat Perdana Menteri dalam satu kenyataan hari ini. Pelaburan baharu itu akan diperuntukkan untuk memperluaskan fasiliti dan kapasiti kilang di Western Digital Media Pulau Pinang dan Western Digital Sarawak. Perdana Menteri yang berbesar hati dengan pelaburan tersebut mengalu-alukan mana-mana syarikat untuk melabur dalam industri berimpak tinggi dan berteraskan teknologi di negara ini. "Pelaburan tambahan oleh Western Digital membuktikan keupayaan kerajaan dalam mengurus ekonomi dan keyakinan...
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Western Digital tambah pelaburan RM2.3 bilion di Malaysia

Western Digital tambah pelaburan RM2.3 bilion di Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Pejabat Perdana Menteri mengesahkan Western Digital Sdn Bhd menambah pelaburan sebanyak RM2.3 bilion bagi meningkatkan kemudahan dan kapasiti pengeluarannya di negara ini. Katanya, ini menjadikan keseluruhan pelaburan syarikat pengeluar peralatan storan digital terkemuka itu di Malaysia berjumlah hampir RM18 bilion setakat ini. Pejabat Perdana Menteri berkata, pelaburan itu dipersetujui semasa pertemuan Perdana Menteri, Muhyiddin Yassin dengan Pengerusi Kumpulan Operasi Western Digital Malaysia, Syed Hussian Aljunid hari ini. Katanya, pelaburan tambahan itu membuktikan keupayaan kerajaan dalam menguruskan ekonomi dan keyakinan pelabur terhadap pentadbiran serta kestabilan negara ketika dunia masih berdepan penularan Covid-19. “Pelaburan baru itu akan diperuntukkan untuk memperluaskan fasiliti dan kapasiti kilang di Western Digital Media Pulau Pinang dan Western Digital Sarawak. “Pelaburan tambahan ini akan memberi manfaat ekonomi kepada negara, selain membuka peluang pekerjaan kepada lebih 2,000 penduduk tempatan,” katanya dalam kenyataan hari ini. Pejabat Perdana Menteri berkata, Muhyiddin mengalu-alukan syarikat melabur dalam industri berasaskan teknologi dan berimpak tinggi di Malaysia. “Kerajaan melalui Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri, Lembaga Pembangunan Pelaburan Malaysia dan agensi...
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Kenali Apa itu Bandar Pintar

Kenali Apa itu Bandar Pintar

A very insightful sharing by Prof. Ir. Dr. Al-Khalid Othman, Deputy Chief Scientist & Deputy Chief Advisor for Sarawak Digital Economy on today's episode "Kenali Apa itu Bandar Pintar" during our live interview for Sembang Digital Normal Baru, SMA-Azam with SARAWAKfm this morning. SMA in collaboration with AZAM Sarawak is broadcasting radio programmes to promote awareness and inclusivity covering various themes on Sarawak Digital Economy initiatives.#DrivingDigitalSarawak#DigitalInclusivity#DigitalBridge ...
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