Category Archives: Media Coverage

Academician: Sustainable tourism demands a lot, but not an impossible task

KUCHING: Achieving a sustainable tourism industry is ‘a marathon’ that requires consistent efforts and commitment from all stakeholders involved including the host country, tourism players, local population and visitors.

In this respect, Dr Linda J Cox stresses that the path towards sustainable tourism is a long journey that is beset with challenges and thus, one must skilfully navigate it to achieve win-win situation for all parties.

Read more:https://www.theborneopost.com/2019/09/14/academician-sustainable-tourism-demands-a-lot-but-not-an-impossible-task/?fbclid=IwAR29gb5J13KsNOMSGyIOP4XpM8ugKDXNACAIZBquiKveCTAUbz7QI_-0r9o 

A leaf out of the Hawaiian holidays

1-37KUCHING: As Malaysia further develops the area of sustainable tourism, it could take a leaf out of Hawaii’s book in terms of its application of a sustainable certification programme in the tourism industry.

Dr Linda J. Cox, a community economic development specialist at the University of Hawaii in Manoa, revealed that Hawaii’s sustainable certification programme educates operators and stakeholders on best management practices (BMPs) for natural and cultural resources.

Read more: https://www.newsarawaktribune.com.my/a-leaf-out-of-the-hawaiian-holidays/?fbclid=IwAR0a3LutkKYeBCN1XtjsCka9mT8pSWlGEUVwXUUZCREzkGWMv0tOnH-OIrk

AZAM continues to help upskill local youths

KUCHING: Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) Sarawak continued its efforts to develop and engage local youths for development in the state by organising a programme titled “AZAM Youth Upskilling Programme 2019”.

Themed “Inspire, Impact, Influence”, 15 AZAM Young Souls members attended the programme, aimed to build their capacity as productive socio-economic resources for Sarawak.

The programme was also partly to nurture the participants to be effective volunteers especially in their roles and contributions in AZAM’s activities promoting development communication in Sarawak.

Read more: https://www.newsarawaktribune.com.my/azam-continues-to-help-upskill-local-youths/

Rural pupils learn English with AZAM Sarawak

MIRI: Angkatan Zaman Mansang (Azam) Sarawak continues its effort to boost rural students’ confidence in learning and using the English language.

In its latest endeavour, Azam held a one-day ‘Azam Rural School Motivation and Community Outreach Programme’ in Niah here yesterday.

The event, which was held in collaboration with Subis District Office and supported by Faradale Holdings, also saw the participation of Azam members, Azam Toastmasters Club and youth volunteer group Azam Young Souls.

Read more: https://www.newsarawaktribune.com.my/rural-pupils-learn-english-with-azam-sarawak/?fbclid=IwAR3EyXLpryHu3Xw_PVExwYzSue5BQNuM_t80hABT-Yw0LmCmIFE5FsdxVIw

SMA-AZAM anjur “Randau Digital Sarawak” musim ke-2 melalui CATS FM

KUCHING: Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) dengan kerjasama Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) Sarawak kembali lagi dengan program radio “Randau Digital Sarawak” edisi yang kedua yang menampilkan topik-topik yang mengupas isu dan berita terkini mengenai agenda pembangunan digital di Sarawak.

"Randau Digital Sarawak" edisi Bahasa Iban (dari kiri) wakil SMA Tida Bat, Contessa Muat, pegawai AZAM Yaana Singkie dan penyampai CATS FM DI Ijau.
“Randau Digital Sarawak” edisi Bahasa Iban (dari kiri) wakil SMA Tida Bat, Contessa Muat, pegawai AZAM Yaana Singkie dan penyampai CATS FM DI Ijau.

READ MORE: https://dayakdaily.com/sma-azam-anjur-randau-digital-sarawak-musim-ke-2-melalui-cats-fm/?fbclid=IwAR1scd-IZwbPDMj8QHuzmRO1BAnV_1hzG-hgND4IhTBr4NZulopisQTxHD8

AZAM goes to rural school to teach English

KUCHING: Mastering the English language will be an essential skill for students hoping to be successful in STEM studies, especially in an increasingly digital era.

To boost interest and confidence in the usage of English in rural schools, Angkatan Zaman Mansang (Azam) Sarawak is organising a one-day rural school and community outreach programme.

The event will be held in collaboration with Subis District Office and supported by Faradale Holdings at Niah in Miri on April 11.

Read more: AZAM goes to rural school to teach English

SMA media briefing in digital economy agenda

KUCHING: Digital inclusivity is one of the key elements in the Sarawak Digital Economy (SDE) to create a digital-ready community through awareness and knowledge building, developing digital skills and competencies as well as promoting inclusive digital participation, which are all vital to ensuring the implementation and smooth facilitation of the Sarawak Government’s digital economy initiatives especially in change management.

Read more: https://sarawakvoice.com/2019/03/28/sma-media-briefing-in-digital-economy-agenda/

Sarawak Multimedia Authority to make open data analytical tools available to public once ready

KUCHING: Once deemed mature, SMA will make available analytical tools for open data to public.

SMA General Manager Dr Zaidi Razak said it was important for Sarawakians to have access and leverage from the open data analytical tool if they were to benefit from the state’s Digital Economy policy.

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Sarawak Multimedia Authority to make open data analytical tools available to public once ready

Manfaatkan media sosial sebar luas produk pelancongan

BINTULU: Pengusaha industri pelancongan perlu lebih agresif memasarkan produk pelancongan mereka melalui e-pelancongan dalam media sosial.

Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Samalaju Majang Renggi berkata, ini termasuk blog, WhatsApp, Facebook, AirBnB, Trivago, Agoda dan Booking.com yang merupakan aplikasi popular dalam industri pelancongan global pada masa ini.

Beliau berkata, pengusaha pelancongan pada era digital tidak dapat beroperasi secara berasingan, sebaliknya memerlukan rangkaian kerjasama dengan pihak lain terutamanya membabitkan penggunaan kemudahan aplikasi digital.

READ MORE: https://www.utusanborneo.com.my/2019/03/21/manfaatkan-media-sosial-sebar-luas-produk-pelancongan?fbclid=IwAR2NFKlYTntq7UrMp3_VrfKEMtqRGhnktBfzymKH_cV-njVsAcBzVBZRtuY