StartUp Borneo to Launch First of Its Kind Entrepreneurship Programme in Sarawak

StartUp Borneo to Launch First of Its Kind Entrepreneurship Programme in Sarawak

StartUp Borneo brings together entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, incubators, educational institutions, and government, to promote startup culture in Borneo Figure 1: Academia and industry players meeting with Malaysia Industry-Government Group for Higher Technology (MiGHT), a Federal Government agency at Faculty of Engineering, UNIMAS. Kuching, 25 JAN: A community for social entrepreneurship, StartUp Borneo is to be launched this year with first of its kind technology and entrepreneurship initiatives in Sarawak. Leveraging on its cooperation with research and education institutions in Sarawak together with local and foreign startup ecosystem players, StartUp Borneo brings together entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, incubators, educational institutions, and government,…
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China Looking at Potential Partnership for Infrastructure and Tourism Investment in Sarawak

China Looking at Potential Partnership for Infrastructure and Tourism Investment in Sarawak

Kuching has potential to be the preferred city for infrastructure investment, tourism, technology and business hub in the region KUCHING, 18 JAN: RESONICS Consultancy collaborated with Vybe Engineering Sdn Bhd on potential projects for future transportation and cities development in Sarawak. The collaboration has attracted few potential new investments which could be a game changer in the Digital Economy and Smart City initiatives especially for a capital city like Kuching. Figure 1: Industry players paid a courtesy call to Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim Tun Abang Haji Openg, President of Sarawak Business Federation. According to Effy Akhbarizam, CEO of Vybe…
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Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories

Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories

Sarawak CMIEA Attracts 20 Entries In Three Categories KUCHING, 24 August 2017 — The Sarawak Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Awards (Sarawak CMIEA) has received 20 entries in three categories this year. They are: Small Category for domestic companies with sales turnover of RM300,000 to RM3 million: Medium Category for domestic companies with sales turnover of RM3 million to RM20 million; and, Large Category for domestic companies with sales turnover exceeding RM20 million. Sarawak Business Federation’s (SBF) President, Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Tun Openg, said the awards presentation would be held during the federation’s first anniversary annual dinner-cum-Sarawak CMIEA’s gala night…
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Sarawak To Emulate Estonia As Model For Digital Economy

Sarawak To Emulate Estonia As Model For Digital Economy

Sarawak to emulate Estonia as model for digital economy KUCHING (9 September 2017): The formation of the Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) next year would be a step forward for Sarawak to emulate Estonia, which is now the digital leader in Europe. Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg said Sarawak looks up to Estonia, a small country in Europe, as a model for the state’s economic transformation to a digital economy. Speaking at the Sarawak Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Award (CMIEA) 2017 last night, he revealed that a bill on the legislative framework of SMA would be introduced in…
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