State can emulate Estonia

State can emulate Estonia

KOTA SAMARAHAN:  Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Monday (Oct 12) reiterated Sarawak’s hopes to emulate Estonia for model for digital economy. “I believe we can be on the same par with the rest of the world by emulating Estonia.  “Estonia, as you know, is in north-eastern Europe. It was under Russia. It developed very fast and has now become a star in Europe in terms of digital economy. We can achieve what Estonia has achieved,” he added when officiating at the launch of D-Virtual Park at Jalan Meranek here on Monday (Oct 12), Abang Johari explained that Sarawak had to leapfrog from semi-mechanical to digital economy to avoid being left behind in development. “Some asked we skipped the third level to go to the fourth level. If you were to follow the steps, you will be always be left behind. So, we have to leapfrog — that is what we are doing,” he said. To push digital economy, the chief minister...
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Virtual park to benefit Sarawakians

Virtual park to benefit Sarawakians

KOTA SAMARAHAN:  D-Virtual Park, the first virtual reality theme park in Borneo, was officially launched by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Monday (October 12). The RM13 million virtual park is the brainchild of Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad and it is part of a breakthrough from the digital strategy for Sarawak.  The virtual theme park is equipped with facilities and services that can cater to entertainment, education and innovation. New Sarawak Tribune managed to get some comments on the expectations for the virtual theme park in helping to develop local talents to become more tech-savvy. Abdul Qaiyum Alidin, general manager of Operation Department, Serba Dinamik IT Solutions Sdn Bhd (SDIT) “This virtual park will be a one-stop centre for entertainment, innovation and education for the local community. We hope that the facilities and services available here can help to encourage the local talents and community to develop their skills in information communication technology (ICT) which can be used to kick start small...
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Abang Johari launches first-ever virtual reality theme park in Borneo

Abang Johari launches first-ever virtual reality theme park in Borneo

KOTA SAMARAHAN (Oct 12): The first-ever virtual reality theme park in Borneo, known as D-Virtual Park has been officially launched by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg at Jalan Meradek here today. Being a brainchild of Serba Dinamik Group as part of a digital strategy for Sarawak, the group chairman Datuk Abdul Kadier Sahib said the theme park was housing a ‘Creative Studio’ and also Mini Esports Hub D-Arena facilities in collaboration with Sarawak E-Sports Association (SESA). “This D-Virtual Park supports the chief minister’s agenda in digital economy strategy for the state. It is built with the concept of the best digital technology infrastructure, mainly focusing on the latest development in virtual reality technology, technological innovation and digital entertainment in Borneo,” said Abdul Kadier. Fast tracked to be completed in the first quarter of this year, the virtual reality theme park is featuring a rotating globe right at front of the building – the first in the country. Abdul Kadier said Samarahan...
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D-Virtual Park beri pendedahan mengenai teknologi digital kepada rakyat tempatan

D-Virtual Park beri pendedahan mengenai teknologi digital kepada rakyat tempatan

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 Okt -- D-Virtual Park, taman tema realiti maya (VR) pertama di Borneo oleh Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd (SDHB) yang dilancarkan secara rasmi di Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, hari ini merupakan inisiatif terbaik oleh syarikat itu untuk memberi kesedaran dan pendedahan dalam kalangan penduduk luar bandar mengenai teknologi terbahru dan penggunaan peranti serta aplikasi digital. Ketua Menteri Sarawak Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg berkata taman tema VR itu seirin dengan agenda kerajaan Sarawak untuk memacu ekonomi digital kerana ia adalah salah satu cara untuk merevolusikan ekonomi digital dalam kalangan 2.8 juta penduduk tempatan. "Untuk  menjadi agresif di pasaran, kita harus dihubungkan dengan pasaran. "Oleh itu, kita mesti menggunakan penghubung ke pasaran, iaitu dengan mempromosikan penggunaan lejer digital terbuka, pautan yang dihubungkan ke seluruh dunia," katanya ketika berucap pada majlis pelancaran hari ini. Beliau juga berkata kerajaan negeri Sarawak ketika ini sedang dalam usaha untuk meningkatkan infrastruktur jaringannya, ia telah melabur sebanyak RM1 bilion daripada dana negeri bagi kerja-kerja menaiktaraf, termasuk memasang menara telekomunikasi, selain menerima bantuan yang sesuai daripada Suruhanjaya Komunikasi dan Multimedia Malaysia (MCMC). Abang Johari juga berkata memandangkan kegiatan pertanian negeri merangkumi sebahagian besar penduduk, kerajaan negeri sedang...
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D-Virtual Park, a way to expose population to technology, digital innovation — Sarawak CM

D-Virtual Park, a way to expose population to technology, digital innovation — Sarawak CM

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- D-Virtual Park, Borneo's first virtual reality (VR) theme park by Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd (SDHB), which was officially launched in Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, today is a good initiative by the company to create awareness and exposure among the rural population to embrace the latest technology and use of digital devices and applications. Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the VR theme park is in line with the Sarawak government’s agenda to push the digital economy as this is one of the ways to revolutionise the digital economy among the 2.8 million local population. “In order to be aggressive in the market, we need to be linked to the market. "Therefore, we must use the linkages to the market, namely by promoting the use of blockchain, the link that is chained to the world," he said in speech at the launching ceremony today. He also said the Sarawak government is in the midst of upgrading its network infrastructure, where it has invested RM1 billion from the state...
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Showbiz: Young Sarawakians create patriotic medley ‘Carya Pertiwi’

Showbiz: Young Sarawakians create patriotic medley ‘Carya Pertiwi’

Source: Published by Dennis Chua on September 2, 2020 at 9:59PM Steff Fleur and the musicians of Carya Pertiwi KUCHING: A group of young singers and musicians from Sarawak are marking Malaysia's 63rd National Day with a medley of popular patriotic songs over the decades, titled Carya Pertiwi, complete with a music video. The medley includes Malaysia Oh Tanah Airku, Bahtera Merdeka (made popular by Datuk Ahmad Jais), Standing In The Eyes Of The World (by Ella), Warisan (by Datuk Sudirman Arshad), and Sejahtera Malaysia (by Roy). Carya Pertiwi's executive producer Aishah Alias said that the medley performed by multi-racial talents from various musical genres such as pop, rock and Asli music was truly a representative of Bangsa Malaysia. "Besides celebrating the musical and cultural diversity of the nation and instilling the spirit of patriotism amongst music lovers, Carya Pertiwi also aims to showcase Sarawak's homegrown talents who are aplenty. It is our aim to give fresh interpretations and arrangements of timeless patriotic songs for...
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Wujud 10,540 peluang kerja

Wujud 10,540 peluang kerja

PROGRAM Tunas Usahawan Belia Bumiputera (TUBE) kelolaan SME Corp Malaysia (SME Corp) menjadi platform utama dalam melahirkan usahawan belia di negara ini apabila melatih 5,346 belia menceburi bidang perniagaan sejak 2014. Seramai 4,952 usahawan belia juga sudah mendaftarkan perniagaan dengan nilai jualan terkumpul hingga Ogos 2020 bernilai RM127.1 juta. Selain itu, program itu berjaya mewujudkan 10,540 peluang pekerjaan. Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar berkata, buat julung kalinya tahun ini, program TUBE dilaksanakan secara dalam talian dan menyasarkan 1,000 belia Bumiputera termasuk golongan orang kurang upaya (OKU). Katanya, sejak diperkenalkan pada 2014, Program TUBE dikenal pasti sebagai salah satu program keusahawanan bagi membantu melahirkan lebih ramai usahawan dalam kalangan belia. "Tahun lalu, hanya 579 belia dilatih berbanding 1,000 belia pada 2020. "Malah, ada peningkatan peserta TUBE bagi negeri Sarawak yang dilatih tahun ini. "Untuk negeri Sarawak, hingga kini, sebanyak 474 usahawan belia dilatih dan perniagaan yang dijalankan berjaya mewujudkan 924 peluang pekerjaan serta RM8.7 juta nilai jualan terkumpul," katanya dalam satu...
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SME Corp, Serba Dinamik meterai MoU perkasa PKS

SME Corp, Serba Dinamik meterai MoU perkasa PKS

KUCHING: SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp) dan Serba Dinamik Group Bhd memeterai memorandum persefahaman (MoU) bagi memperkasakan pembangunan dan pelaksanaan program Hab Inovasi dan Garaj Bandar untuk perusahaan kecil dan sederhana (PKS) di Malaysia.  Majlis pertukaran MoU berlangsung di Kota Samarahan di sini hari ini antara Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif SME Corp Rizal Nainy dan Pengerusi Serba Dinamik Datuk Abdul Kadier Sahib.  Mengulas mengenai MoU tersebut, Menteri Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar berkata ia adalah sebahagian daripada usaha kerajaan untuk membangunkan keusahawanan dalam kalangan belia, graduan institusi pengajian tinggi (IPT) dan mereka yang tidak bekerja.  “Apa yang unik di sini adalah Serba Dinamik bukan agensi kerajaan tetapi syarikat swasta.  “Mereka menjalankan tanggungjawab sosial korporat (CSR) untuk membantu kerajaan dan kementerian menerusi SME Corp dalam menyediakan latihan keusahawanan.  “Ini adalah satu usaha bersama antara kerajaan dan sektor swasta,” katanya pada sidang media selepas majlis pertukaran MoU di Kota Samarahan, hari ini.  Dalam perkembangan berkaitan, Wan Junaidi berkata graduan IPT dan belia tidak bekerja...
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