Monday, April 12, 2021

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MDEC seeks pledge from banks to microfinance agricultural technology-driven farmers

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) is working to get more banks to provide microfinancing for farmers in driving the country’s agriculture ecosystem based on agricultural technology (AgTech). Chairman Datuk Dr Rais Hussin Mohamed Ariff said CIMB Islamic Bank...

Malaysia ready to take whole-of-nation transformation via MyDigital

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDigital) reflects the country's preparedness in undertaking transformation by employing a whole-of-nation approach, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation ( Mdec) chief executive officer Surina Shukri said. She said all components contained in MyDigitaI would...

Collaboration across society is key to achieving Malaysia 5.0 Vision

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can leverage much of the cumulative intellectual property it has developed in Islamic finance, oil and gas services, tourism and industrial agriculture to support innovative new business models, particularly in digital start-ups. According to Malaysia Digital Economy...

Huge adoption of drone tech seen in agriculture sector this year

KUALA LUMPUR: The agriculture and plantation sector is expected to see a huge increase in adoption of drone technology this year due to the increase in demand and technology readiness, thus enabling a technology-driven transformation to ensure efficiency and...

IOT-enabled farming can reduce costs, enhance yields

This first of two articles on precision farming takes a look at a chilli farm in Selangor where a smart farming application is being used to monitor the entire cultivation process. KUALA LUMPUR: At first glance, the 0.8-hectare site in...

Malaysians need to seize opportunities in digital economy

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians need to seize the opportunities provided by the digital economy as it will be a key driver to economic growth in the long term. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (Mdec) chief marketing officer Raymond Siva said the demand...

Unlocking business efficiency for economic competitiveness

KUCHING: For Malaysia to maintain its prized standing as the most competitive economy in Asean after Singapore, it needs to unlock more business and investment opportunities in the country. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperative Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar...

2 mln Malaysians enjoy Shopee’s ringgit-to-ringgit voucher

KUCHING: The Ringgit-to-Ringgit voucher has been enjoyed by close to two million Malaysians who took advantage of the savings and cashback on home and living, health and beauty, toys, groceries, automotive, mobile and gadgets. The voucher funded by Shopee and...

Carousell collaborates with MDEC

KUCHING: Carousell is collaborating with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to jointly roll out the government’s Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana) e-commerce initiative, called the Penjana Micro and SMEs (MSMEs) E-commerce Campaign. According to a press statement, the collaboration is...

Sarawak pioneers usage

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY KUCHING: Sarawak has manifested its progress in adopting digital technology despite doubts expressed by some quarters.   Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in stressing this said Sarawak’s counterparts in Malaya have been looking up to the...
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Four-day extension of 50 per cent discount for paying summonses via MyBayar Saman

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have extended to April 15 the 50 per cent discount for traffic summonses paid through the...
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