Association targets five youths to represent Sarawak

Association targets five youths to represent Sarawak

BY INDUN SILONG KUCHING: Sarawak E-Sports Association (Sesa) targets five skilled and smart youths to represent Sarawak at international level. Sesa President Afiq Fadhli Narawi stated that the e-sports competition was held starting from Asajaya in order to recruit new talent for the sport. “We are now looking for new talents in Batu Kawa through the FIFA 21 (PS4) Competition and listing out their names. “We are targeting around 20 potential youths in esports so that they are able to compete outside Sarawak,” he said during the FIFA 21 E-Sports Competition (PS4) at the Batu Kawa Unity Hall today. According to…
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Work in tandem with development strategies

Work in tandem with development strategies

By Indun Silong KUCHING: The sport facilities in Batu Kawa were constantly being upgraded so that they can be used by all age groups. Batu Kawa Assemblyman Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said they would continue to monitor the facilities needed by the public in the area. “This is why we are developing Ang Cheng Ho’s old quarry site into an innovation hub and sport that can be used by everyone in the community. “We will find a suitable model to change the site so that it can be used by the communities here,” he said while visiting the…
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Upgrading of sport facilities in Batu Kawa

Upgrading of sport facilities in Batu Kawa

BY INDUN SILONG KUCHING: Youths must strive to work in tandem with the development strategies of the state government to ensure that Sarawak achieves developed status by 2030. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said this is because the youth play an important role in determining the future of Sarawak. “Our Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has planned well for Sarawak to be a developed state by 2030. Hence it is critical that the youth follow through the plan to ensure its success,” he said when met during an event at Batu Kawa…
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Masing: Sarawak looking at acquiring scramblers, ATVs, 4X4, drones to beef up border security

Masing: Sarawak looking at acquiring scramblers, ATVs, 4X4, drones to beef up border security

KUCHING (Jan 13): Sarawak is looking at acquiring the more aggressive patrol vehicles like scramblers, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and four-wheel drive (4X4) as well as the use of high-capacity drones to beef up its border security, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing. In order to achieve this, he said the Sarawak Border Security Committee (SBSC) will work very closely with State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to assist in funding for the procurement of the necessary machinery and equipment for enforcers to ensure more aggressive monitoring at the border. Masing, who today chaired SBSC’s first meeting for…
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The Low Altitude Demonstrator rocket

The Low Altitude Demonstrator rocket

The Low Altitude Demonstrator rocket - the very first in-fight demonstration of our proprietary solid fuel which allows for high-performance, stable hybrid rocket propulsion, have successfully launched in the morning of 21st December 2020 at Felcra Palm Oil Estate in Perak, Malaysia. The rocket lifted off at approximately 11:40 local time, among spectators ranging from academia, government officials and MNCs representatives who joined us at the site. We are the most grateful to the teams at Mtc Engineering Sdn Bhd, HEMREL-High Energy Material Research Laboratory at the Universiti Teknologi MARA, as well as design collaborator Tan Zu Puayen of Boleh…
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Adakah Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim kini layak digelar Elon Musk Malaysia?

Adakah Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim kini layak digelar Elon Musk Malaysia?

Adakah Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim kini layak digelar Elon Musk Malaysia? Siapa tidak kenal dengan Elon Musk, seorang lelaki kulit putih berasal dari Afrika Selatan yang menggegarkan dunia dengan kejayaannya mencipta roket untuk bukan sekadar ke angkasa lepas tetapi sasaran ke Planet Marikh. Musk juga menarik perhatian penggemar automotif dengan model kereta elektriknya, Tesla Roadster. Namun kini, seorang jurutera tempatan berbakat yang menempah namanya sebagai ikon usahawan melalui kejayaan syarikat-syarikat yang diterajuinya seperti serba dinamik dan K-Power sudah mula mendapat jolokan Elon Musk Malaysia. Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim, sering mendapat perhatian kerana keunikan teknologi-teknologi yang diceburi seperti ‘Sophia the humanoid’,…
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Malaysia a Potential Rocket Technology Hub in Southeast Asia

Malaysia a Potential Rocket Technology Hub in Southeast Asia

Malaysia has the potential of becoming a hub for the rocket technology industry and satellite launch vehicles in Southeast Asia. This is due to the country having various necessary facilities such as equipment, work spaces, permits and approval from local authorities (PBT). Founder and chief executive officer of Equatorial Space System (ESS) headquartered in Singapore, Simon Gwozoz, stated that Malaysia also has partnerships that are conducive for launching safer and more affordable rockets. “With this technology, we aim to expand human accomplishments in space exploration by making it safer and more efficient. “I don’t see why Southeast Asia can’t be…
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Awang Tengah: S’wak tops M’sia’s most preferred investment destination in first 3Q of 2020

Awang Tengah: S’wak tops M’sia’s most preferred investment destination in first 3Q of 2020

KUCHING (Nov 13): Sarawak ranked first as the most preferred investment destination in Malaysia in terms of investment value in manufacturing sector for the first nine months of this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan today. The Minister of International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development said Sarawak continued to be an attractive investment destination in the country despite the Covid-19 pandemic. “My ministry will continue to engage with investors either in person or online. For the first nine months of this year, Sarawak ranked number one as the most preferred investment destination…
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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…
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