Konvensyen Pendidikan Melayu Daerah Lawas 2018

Konvensyen Pendidikan Melayu Daerah Lawas 2018

Konvensyen Pendidikan Melayu Daerah Lawas 2018 LAWAS (28 Julai): Tanggungjawab dan cabaran besar digalas bersama krew #AKYBMS yang sentiasa tabah, cekal dan setia untuk menyantuni lebih 500 orang peserta yang terdiri daripada ibu bapa, guru-guru dan pelajar sekolah. Sepekan berkampung di Lawas dengan hasrat dan tekad membantu membangunkan anak-anak Melayu Lawas untuk maju dan berpotensi membangunkan diri, keluarga dan masyarakat. Program bersasar ini telah melibatkan kolaborasi strategik antara Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak, Lembaga Amanah Kebajikan Melayu Bahagian Limbang, Biro Pendidikan Pusat Khidmat Bukit Sari, Pejabat Pendidikan Melayu Daerah Lawas, Pejabat Daerah Lawas, SK Agama (MIS) Lawas, Ikatan Graduan Melayu Sarawak (IGMS) dan pihak perseorangan. Tidak dilupakan, terima kasih yang tidak terhingga buat semua, khususnya intelektual anak jati Lawas seperti YBhg Datu Dr Haji Sanib Said, sejarawan tersohor Sarawak, YBhg. Dr Sarip Adul, Pensyarah Kanan UMS, YBhg Dr Hamrila Abdul Latif, Pensyarah Kanan Unimas dan tidak lupa kepada professional dan intelektual kelahiran Limbang En. Abdul Qaiyum Alidin, CEO Resonics Consultancy merangkap AJK Ekonomi...
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Jalinkan Kerjasama Dengan Rakan Industri Di Negara Jiran

Jalinkan Kerjasama Dengan Rakan Industri Di Negara Jiran

Jalinkan kerjasama dengan rakan industri di negara jiran KUCHING (19 Ogos): Golongan usahawan termasuk syarikat-syarikat permulaan tempatan disaran menjalinkan kerjasama dengan rakan-rakan industri di negara-negara jiran termasuk Indonesia untuk mengembangkan perniagaan. Ahli Lembaga Pengarah Perbadanan Produktiviti Malaysia (MPC) Wilayah Sarawak Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Tun Openg berkata, jalinan kerjasama itu akan membuka peluang perniagaan sekali gus menguntungkan kedua-dua pihak. “Misalnya, upacara penyerahan dokumen Memorandum Persefahaman (MoU) antara StartUp Borneo dan Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia Kalimantan Barat (HIPMI KALBAR) hari ini (semalam) merupakan platform terbaik kepada kedua-dua negara berjiran, Sarawak dan Indonesia. “Saya harap peluang kerjasama antara kedua-dua organisasi terbabit dimanfaatkan sepenuhnya, bukan sahaja dari segi ekonomi bahkan semua bidang yang boleh memberi sumbangan kepada pasaran,” katanya kepada media selepas merasmikan program Startup Borneo Pre-Pitching Siri Kedua di sini, semalam. Beliau percaya, banyak potensi baharu yang boleh diwujudkan di antara Sarawak dan Indonesia menerusi kerjasama ini. Bagi pihak MPC Wilayah Sarawak, Abang Abdul Karim berkata, perbadanan akan berusaha untuk membantu mereka supaya segala aktiviti yang dijalankan meraih...
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5 Leading Startups to Emerge From Kuching

5 Leading Startups to Emerge From Kuching

Let’s take a look at some of Kuching’s homegrown up-and-coming enterprises poised to make a difference KUCHING (August 10): When you’re located 977 kilometres away from the country’s capital and essentially most of the convenience that West Malaysians take for granted, naturally you learn to be independent quickly, finding ways to be self-sustainable. In recent years, Kuching has quickly become a fertile ground for numerous startups that tackle various issues faced by locals, introducing innovative approaches to aid the community. With the help of localised launchpads such as Startup Borneo, more entrepreneurs are able to bring their ideas to fruition, boosting the local economy and creating more job opportunities for Sarawakians. Let’s take a look at Kuching’s most successful startups to be making a difference in Kuching’s entrepreneurial landscape under the guidance of Startup Borneo.   Roselle’s Kitchen    The company’s main ingredient is in the name and this Sarawakian enterprise is proud of it. Realising the vast agricultural potential that Sarawak possesses especially for the...
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Sarawak, West Kalimantan Youths Jointly Explore Tech, e-Commerce Opportunities

Sarawak, West Kalimantan Youths Jointly Explore Tech, e-Commerce Opportunities

Sarawak, West Kalimantan youths jointly explore tech, e-commerce opportunities KUCHING, August 18: Aspiring young entrepreneurs in Sarawak has forged an understanding with their counterpart in West Kalimantan to jointly explore growth opportunities involving technology and e-commerce. Sarawak’s StartUp Borneo inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia-Kalimantan Barat (Hipmi Kalbar) here today for this purpose. The signing was held at the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) Sarawak Region office. StartUp Borneo chairman Abdul Qaiyum Alidin said his members mounted an economic recce to Pontianak recently, and the MoU was a result of that trip. “With the signing of the MoU, we will be collaborating in more activities between Sarawak and West Kalimantan youths in how we can develop both regions in terms of technology and e-conomy,” he told reporters covering the event, which also featured StartUp Borneo’s second prepitching initiative. Hipmi Kalbar chairwoman Denia Yunirati Abdusamad, who was present with several delegates, said she hoped to see a lot of exchange in knowledge...
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Usahawan, Syarikat Permulaan Tempatan Harus Manfaatkan Potensi Ekonomi Dengan Mengembangkan Perniagaan

Usahawan, Syarikat Permulaan Tempatan Harus Manfaatkan Potensi Ekonomi Dengan Mengembangkan Perniagaan

Usahawan, syarikat permulaan tempatan harus manfaatkan potensi ekonomi dengan mengembangkan perniagaan KUCHING (18 Ogos): Golongan usahawan termasuk syarikat-syarikat permulaan tempatan disaran menjalinkan kerjasama dengan rakanrakan industri di negara-negara jiran termasuk Indonesia untuk mengembangkan perniagaan. Ahli Lembaga Pengarah Perbadanan Produktiviti Malaysia (MPC) Wilayah Sarawak Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Tun Openg berkata, jalinan kerjasama itu akan membuka peluang perniagaan sekali gus menguntungkan kedua-dua pihak. “Misalnya, upacara penyerahan dokumen Memorandum Persefahaman (MoU) antara StartUp Borneo dan Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia Kalimantan Barat (HIPMI KALBAR) hari ini (semalam) merupakan platform terbaik kepada kedua-dua negara berjiran, Sarawak dan Indonesia. “Saya harap peluang kerjasama antara kedua-dua organisasi terbabit dimanfaatkan sepenuhnya, bukan sahaja dari segi ekonomi bahkan semua bidang yang boleh memberi sumbangan kepada pasaran,” katanya kepada media selepas merasmikan program Startup Borneo Pre-Pitching Siri Kedua di sini, semalam. Beliau percaya, banyak potensi baharu yang boleh diwujudkan di antara Sarawak dan Indonesia menerusi kerjasama ini. Bagi pihak MPC Wilayah Sarawak, Abang Abdul Karim berkata, perbadanan akan berusaha untuk membantu mereka supaya segala aktiviti...
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MoU To Empower Businesses, Entrepreneur Devt In Borneo

MoU To Empower Businesses, Entrepreneur Devt In Borneo

MoU to empower businesses, entrepreneur devt in Borneo KUCHING (July 18): Startup Borneo and Himpunan Pengusaha Muda Indonesia Kalimantan Barat (HipmiKalbar) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to empower businesses and entrepreneur development on the Borneo island. The exchange of MoU ceremony which saw Startup Borneo represented by chairman Abdul Qaiyum Alidin and HipmiKalbar represented by Denia Yuniarti Abdusamad, was held in conjunction with Startup Borneo’s second series of its Pre Pitching event. Present to witness the exchange of MoU was Malaysian Productivity Council (MPC) chairman Datuk Abang Karim Tun Abang Openg. When speaking at the event, Abang Karim said the MoU offered a new platform for entrepreneurs from Borneo to establish ties despite being separated by borders. “There should be no differences as we are all staying on the same island. Ideas from both sides need to be transmitted and exchanged,” said Abang Karim. He further elaborated that such collaboration should not be limited to just the economic aspect but other areas as well...
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Unconventional Reform For Bumiputeras And National Agenda

Unconventional Reform For Bumiputeras And National Agenda

Policy makers and CEP's think-tanks proposes unconventional reform that required in order to build greater future for the country especially Sabah and Sarawak and to achieve greater national development goals    Figure 1: Dr Muhammed Abdul Khalid at his welcoming speech for the Pre-Congress of the Future for Bumiputeras & the Nation 2018 (Pre-KBN 2018). Putrajaya, 28 AUG: The 2018 Pre-Congress of the Future for Bumiputeras & the Nation (Pra-KBN 2018) took place in Putrajaya today on the theme “Addressing the Challenge Faced by Bumiputeras in the New Malaysia.” Pra-KBN 2018 was welcomed by the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisor, Dr Muhammed Abdul Khalid. Pra-KBN 2018 have hosted experts and economists from various sectors in the country to discuss the measures to be taken to strengthen the national economy. Tuan Haji Abdul Kadier Sahib, a prominent Bumiputera entrepreneur from Sarawak and well-known for a very successful Malaysian Multinational Oil & Gas company, was among those being called to join the congress. Figure 2: Among delegations participated in...
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Sarawak, Singapore ink MOU for mobile digital payment collaboration

Sarawak, Singapore ink MOU for mobile digital payment collaboration

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 Mohammad Morshidi Abdul Ghani and Malaysian High Commissioner of Malaysia to Singapore Dato’ Zulkifli Adenan. Figure 2: Abang Johari and Balakrishnan witnessing the signing ceremony and exchange of documents between Dr. Zaidi and Goh.. SMA was...
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Singapore Pledges to Cut Cash, Checks on Path to Digital Economy

Singapore Pledges to Cut Cash, Checks on Path to Digital Economy

Singapore pledges to cut cash, checks on path to digital economy  SINGAPORE (20 June 2018): Singapore is accelerating the shift toward digital payments by pledging to eliminate check usage by 2025 and slash cash withdrawals from automated telling machines. Both payment methods are declining in popularity, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung, who sits on the Monetary Authority of Singapore board, said in a speech on Wednesday night. To promote electronic fund transfers, the government-endorsed payments platform, called PayNow, will be extended to companies starting Aug. 13. Figure 1: Singapore is embracing technology to enhance its status as a regional financial hub and compete with other major cities including Hong Kong and London. — Bloomberg Singapore is embracing technology to enhance its status as a regional financial hub and compete with other major cities including Hong Kong and London. Competition at home is heating up as its largest bank DBS Group Holdings Ltd. vies with ride-hailing firm Grab Inc. for digital payments, while Chinese giants such...
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New Sarawak Ministry To Push Investments, International Trade

New Sarawak Ministry To Push Investments, International Trade

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 strengthen competitiveness and conduciveness to attract FDIs. Wong said the ministry would establish global networking and collaborate with public and private sectors to strengthen trade relations and participate actively in regional and international business promotions,...
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