Thursday, May 6, 2021

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Closing digital divide among Malaysians a key aim of Malaysia digital economy blueprint

KUALA LUMPUR: Bridging the digital divide among Malaysians — including between the urban and rural areas as well as between the new and older generations — is one of the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint's major objectives, said Datuk Seri...

Two network sites for every state constituency

By Nur Shazreena Ali & Sarah Hafizah KUCHING: The Sarawak government will continue to bridge the digital gap between rural and urban areas through the Sarawak Multimedia Authority’s (SMA) Linking Urban, Rural and Nation (Saluran) initiative. SMA general manager Dr Zaidi...

RM9.4 billion to close digital divide

KUALA LUMPUR: The allocation of RM9.4 billion announced in 2021 Budget to develop the national digital strategy across industry sectors and the people is seen as capable of closing the digital gap holistically. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)...

200 attend webinar on ‘new normal’

KUCHING: About 200 participants from various education institutions including schools, district offices, universities and non-profits from all over Malaysia attended a webinar entitled ‘Assessing Student Outcomes in the New Normal’, organised by research company Owl and Badger Research recently. The...

Bridge the digital divide in education

KUALA LUMPUR: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has urged the government to prioritise bridging the digital divide in its education policies in response to Covid-19. In a statement yesterday it said, the ministry could use IDEAS’s Brief Ideas publication...
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