Malaysia says it’s using Huawei technology ‘as much as possible’

Malaysia says it’s using Huawei technology ‘as much as possible’

Hong Kong (CNN Business) The US campaign against Huawei is causing some countries to think twice about using the Chinese company's products. Malaysia is not one of them. "We try to make use of their technology as much as possible," Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said in Tokyo on Thursday, before praising Huawei's research prowess. The Trump administration has for months waged a campaign against Huawei, preventing US companies from selling components to the telecom equipment maker and urging allies not to use its products in their 5G networks. The United States claims that Beijing could use Huawei equipment to…
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24-Year-Old Is The First Malaysian To Receive A US University’s Highest Engineering Award

24-Year-Old Is The First Malaysian To Receive A US University’s Highest Engineering Award

Saiful, who is a Public Service Department (JPA) scholar, was awarded the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' Engineering Honor Marshal on Friday, May 3. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, with a Minor in Energy Business and Finance. Additionally, the JPA scholar achieved a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0. "Saiful Hakimi has demonstrated his academic achievements considerably, as well as strong leadership skill throughout college, in addition to the various initiatives he has taken beyond [the] academic classroom," representatives of the University said, according to JPA's statement. Saiful's parents…
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KEC International holds ‘Air pollution public awareness’ drive at Tg Batu beach

KEC International holds ‘Air pollution public awareness’ drive at Tg Batu beach

The KEC staff collecting rubbish along the Tg Batu beach. BINTULU: KEC International (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a primary contractor of Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB), recently held an ‘Air pollution public awareness’ drive at Tanjung Batu beach in conjunction with the World Environment Day. Themed ‘Beat Air Pollution, World Environment Day celebrated on June 5 is one of the most important days observed by the United Nations worldwide as a platform for encouraging awareness and propagating the need for protecting the environment. Since its conception in 1974, World Environment Day has had a special theme relating to the pressing environmental concern…
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Medan Niaga Satok role model for nation’s markets

Medan Niaga Satok role model for nation’s markets

KUCHING: Medan Niaga Satok is the role model for markets in the country because it provides comfortable space and good facilities for traders to sell products, said Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Datuk Salahuddin Ayub. Speaking at the breaking of fast programme at Sarawak Federal Agriculture Marketing Authority (Fama) building in Medan Niaga Satok here on Monday, the minister added that Medan Niaga Satok had the best infrastructure among all markets in the nation. “I was in Johor Bahru yesterday and visited Pasar Karat in the town. “The market stalls for traders were small. They were about 10 ft…
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BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019

BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019

BEYOND PARADIGM SUMMIT 2019 Creating Distinctive Digitally Transforming Solutions Industries worldwide are undergoing profound changes that are pushing the limits of technology, strategy, and commercial models in order to meet global energy demands. From enhancing digital solutions to radicalising existing technological landscapes, Industrial Revolution 4.0 is positioning innovation at the forefront of the digital transformation era. Upheaval is paramount in order to propel these industries forward. By delivering global household names within the ICT ecosystem, the Beyond Paradigm Summit 2019 serves to offer a fresh perspective to merge uncharted territories with existing visions in order to support and drive techonological…
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S’wakian mothers can expect good news from CM during State Budget this year end

S’wakian mothers can expect good news from CM during State Budget this year end

Abang Johari taking a look at some of the Kampung Heritage products while accompanied by the event’s organising chairman Abdul Samat Gany (left), Mydin project manager Ganesh Chinniah (second left) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohammad Kadim Suaidi (right). KUCHING: Sarawakian mothers who have just given birth can expect good news from Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg during the State Budget this year end. This was the “sneak peek” he gave reporters when asked to comment on when he would be announcing the upcoming assistance to help the welfare and lessen the burden of…
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Sarawak all set for 2030 developed state status, says CM

Sarawak all set for 2030 developed state status, says CM

Abang Johari (second left) accepts a memento from Centre for Asia Leadership president Samuel Kims.  KUCHING: Sarawak will strive to develop its talents and infrastructure towards achieving its vision of becoming a developed state by 2030. In stating this assurance, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg points out that the Sarawak government has put in place the necessary infrastructure, with more initiatives to follow, towards attaining this goal. The chief minister, who is also the chairman of Sarawak’s ruling coalition Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), says his administration aspires to develop smart cities in Sarawak, besides working on bridging…
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You could help us, Uggah tells his visitors

You could help us, Uggah tells his visitors

KUCHING: Sarawak is keen to seek the help of Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MTDC) in managing the state’s Agriculture Venture Capital (AVC) fund. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said this during a courtesy call by MTDC officials on him at his office at Wisma Bapa Malaysia yesterday. The visiting MTDC delegation was led by its Corporate Services Division officer Mohammad Farish Nizar Othman. MTDC is a key player in technology commercialisation and in promoting the adoption of technologies by local companies in the country in the last 25 years. Uggah flanked by Pahon (fifth left) and…
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Projek KomunitiKU DBKU 2019

Projek KomunitiKU DBKU 2019

KUCHING; 29 April 2019 (Isnin) : Warga Kuching yang tinggal di bawah tadbiran Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara (DBKU) dan mempunyai idea untuk membuat Projek yang dapat memberi manfaat kepada komuniti adalah dipelawa untuk mengisi borang Projek KomunitiKU DBKU 2019. Projek KomunitiKU merupakan satu inisiatif DBKU dalam pembangunan komuniti untuk memberi ruang dan peluang kepada komuniti merancang dan melaksanakan satu projek yang akan memberi manfaat kepada komuniti setempat. Projek yang berjaya dipilih akan mendapat bantuan peruntukan berjumlah RM 20,000.00. Syarat-Syarat Permohonan: 1. Setiap permohonan hendaklah mendapat sokongan sama ada daripada Penghulu, Kapitan, Ketua Kaum, Ketua Kampung, Tuai Rumah atau Pengerusi KJM…
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