Wednesday, July 21, 2021

digital economy

MDEC announces DIF5 strategy in advancing Malaysia’s digital economy

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) today announced its Digital Investments Future5 (DIF5) Strategy, a plan focusing on five key thrusts aimed at attracting investments and advancing Malaysia’s digital economy in line with the Malaysia Digital Economy...

Cashless payment on the rise

By Siti Nurain Ratani KOTA SAMARAHAN: Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, cashless payment facilities and e-wallets are now growing rapidly and have become popular payment methods among the people in the state. The state government's efforts in strengthening Sarawak’s...

Telco tower target achieved

MULU: The target to improve Internet connectivity statewide through the construction of about 1,200 telecommunication towers has been achieved, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “This has been an ongoing effort since 2017 when I took over...

Youth involvement in AI crucial

KUCHING: Sarawak is on track towards digital economy through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the development process. Assistant Minister of Youth and Sports cum Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (Tegas) treasurer Datuk Snowdan Lawan noted that more youths...

Pandemic strengthens China-Sarawak ties

KUCHING: China and Sarawak have fostered great friendship ties over the years, providing mutual benefits to both sides. To this day, this promising relationship continues to blossom. It can be said that the Covid-19 pandemic has strengthened this bond between...

Agencies main catalysts for state digital development

KUCHING: Sarawak has a bright future in digital economy with the existence of Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC) and the Centre of Technical Excellence Sarawak (Centexs). Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul...

RM50 mln to build Swinburne Sarawak

KUCHING: The state government has set aside RM50 million to build a world class campus for Swinburne Sarawak, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “This is to upgrade the facilities in Swinburne Sarawak so that it can...

State to unveil Covid-19 economic exit strategy soon

KUCHING: Sarawak’s Covid-19 Economic Exit Strategy will be unveiled in the next month or two, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “I am still drafting it. The core (of the plan) is sustainability and the digital economy....

We’re right all along

KUCHING: Sarawak’s vision of digital economy which was launched four years ago has been vindicated as the federal government is now seeking to move in a similar direction said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “Sarawak started early...

Allocate digitalisation budget to Sarawak

KUCHING: A hefty portion of the RM56 billion budget to improve telecommunications infrastructure nationwide must be allocated to Sarawak, said Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Women chief Kho Teck Wan. “As one of the biggest contributors to national coffers, Sarawak...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest News

Recap of SDMC’s war on Covid-19

KUCHING: The war on Covid-19 waged by the state government has not been easy said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee...
- Advertisement -spot_img