Malaysia International Centre for Sustainable Cities (MyICSC) is initiative to encourage smart cities stakeholders to build Sustainable Cities and Communities as per UNDP SDG-11. It’s offers a powerful opportunity to leverage the knowledge and shared learning of an entire initiative, support the achievement of high performance at all locations, and accelerate the broad-based adoption of innovative advances.

Malaysia, Japan collaborate in smart manufacturing

KUALA LUMPUR: Japan External Trade Organisation (Jetro) is collaborating with government agencies and Japanese companies to accelerate adoption of Japanese Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing technologies among Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as part of the Look East Policy (LEP) cooperation.   Jetro KL research department assistant director Esther Lai said Jetro has conducted business…

Malaysia-UK collaboration set to drive smart cities

Malaysian firms are collaborating with companies from the United Kingdom (UK) to offer smart cities solutions, develop innovative smart mobility projects, and help tackle transport challenges, following the Covid-19 pandemic. During the recent Virtual UK Smart Cities Mission to Malaysia, Metrobinaya Sdn Bhd and UK-based Interactive Coventry Ltd announced a partnership to provide smart cities…

Pushing Malaysia’s Smart City development in 2022

Given the fragility of global conditions and increasing emphasis on using digital innovation to build a safer and more sustainable future for the betterment of people, we are seeing a greater focus on actualising smart communities around the world. Malaysia’s focus on smart cities and smart communities is also gaining momentum and reflects the broader…

Government approves MRT3 construction

The government has decided to approve the implementation of the MRT3 project to complete the existing public transportation infrastructures in the Klang Valley. – NSTP file pic KUALA LUMPUR: The government has approved the construction of the third Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3) that will link the existing MRT1 and MRT2 lines into one…

Local authorities assist to localise SDG

The Foreign Ministry is working closely with stakeholders, including local authorities (PBT) in an effort to localise Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in the country, said its minister, Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah. – BERNAMA JOHOR BAHRU: The Foreign Ministry is working closely with stakeholders, including local authorities (PBT) in an effort to localise Sustainable Development Goals…

PM: Malaysia to develop National Robotics Roadmap

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 17): Malaysia will develop the National Robotics Roadmap (NRR) in an effort to lift robotics technology into mainstream usage to boost national productivity, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said the roadmap could help to reduce dependence on foreign manpower and minimise the outflow of foreign exchange. Under the…

TNB partners MBI for low carbon smart city

TENAGA Nasional Bhd (TNB) is committed in helping Ipoh to achieve its aspiration of becoming a smart, liveable, resilient and sustainable city by 2030, in line with the utility company’s Sustainability Roadmap to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.  It has recently established a strategic partnership with the Ipoh City Council (MBI) to supply energy efficiency products…