Thursday, August 5, 2021

digital technology

What gen Zs spend their allowance on

BY HANISHA IBRAHIM KUCHING: Gen Z is the generation which will reach adulthood in the second decade of the 21st century and they are dubbed as digital natives, having grown up with access to the Internet and digital technology. Thanks to...

Embrace digital technology for better services

KUCHING: Local authorities in the state have been encouraged to use digital technology towards providing better services to the people. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that in enabling such services, the state government through Sarawak Digital...

Stop penny pinching on gadget purchase

Price is rarely the most important thing; a cheap product might sell some units. Somebody gets it home and they feel great when they pay the money, but then they get it home and use it and the joy...

Business operators urged to adopt digital technology

KUCHING: Business operators are urged to adopt digital technology in order to cater to the increasingly tech savvy consumer market. Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) Datuk Sri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said consumers nowadays prefer to shop online. He...

Go digital to ensure survivability, microbusinesses urged

KUCHING: Microbusinesses in Sarawak are urged to digitalise their operations to ensure their survival amid the coronavirus pandemic. "It's crucial for businesses to set up a digital presence or risk having to close shop. “I know many involved in selling popular...

Rural communities now part of global digital village

BARAM: The communities at Long Terawan, Kampung Malinau, and Kampung Batu Bungan, are fortunate as they are now part of the global digital village along with the digital community in major cities and trade centres around the world, says...

Take advantage of digital technology

KUCHING: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and micro-entrepreneurs are told to utilise digital technology in order to face various challenges post Covid-19. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said this is because there is no...

Virtual meetings to serve constituents

KUCHING: Video conferences or virtual meetings are the way forward to continue interacting with constituents safely amid the Covid-19 pandemic, said Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni. He said the need for reducing face-to-face meetings has prompted the use...

Working hand-in-hand to address digital technology issues

KUCHING: Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad (BPHB) Group has been working hand-in-hand with Bintulu Port Authority to address digital technology challenges and sustainability issues. The group’s chief executive officer Datuk Mohammad Medan Abdullah said the collaboration entailed a series of engagements...

From user to developer of technologies

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTIN) 2021-2030 will intensify local technology development and application efforts to transform the country from being technology users to technology developers. Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Khairy Jamaluddin said by setting a target...
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