Digital parking coupons to be available via Smart Selangor app from Jan 3

THE Selangor government will introduce digital coupons or eKupon via the Smart Selangor Parking (SSP) app from Jan 3, following the phasing out of paper-based ones. Selangor local government, public transport and new village development committee chairman Ng Sze Han said consumers who have bought paper parking coupons could still use them until March 31…

Cover Story: The 5G debate

Every Malaysian should pay attention to the ongoing debate on how 5G or the fifth generation of cellular networks, which boasts superb broadband speeds and connectivity, is rolled out here. That’s because it is a policy decision that could impact how fast the country catches up in the race towards developed high-income nation status and…

Towards a sustainable smart city

Smart cities used to be a utopian dream. Today, momentum is building towards realizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs). Management and Science University (MSU) hosts the Research and Innovation of Private Higher Education Network (RIPHEN) Sustainable Communities Symposium 2020-2021. Held virtually at the MSU main campus in Shah Alam recently, RIPHEN’s Sustainable Communities…

UK and Malaysia share transport ideas

West Midlands initiative will assist the RTCC in improving its coordination across public transport and road networks (© David Clarke | Dreamstime.com)   The UK’s West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is cooperating with a Malaysian government body in transport technology and smart cities development over the next three years.  The Memorandum of Understanding with Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA)…

Sustainable cities might be the key to achieving the UN’s goals. Here’s how one waste-to-wonderland story is inspiring sustainability across Asia.

Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, the archetype of a smart, sustainable city.   The United Nations has set out 17 goals for building a more sustainable future. These include promoting sustainable technologies, green innovation, and education for all. Sunway City Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is a center for advancing national progress on the goals.   The…

Sabah govt to set up ‘smart cities’

KOTA KINABALU (Nov 11): The Sabah government will be establishing several “smart cities” at several popular locations that will be steered by the Digital Government strategic plan. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Hajiji Haji Noor said that the development of the smart cities was to create a digital economy eco-system and promote digital culture…

What does Malaysia’s Next Smart Sustainable City Look Like?

Sunway City Iskandar Puteri – where contemporary meets timelessness, where sophistication meets simplicity, where the city meets nature. In the southernmost region of Peninsular Malaysia, the city of Iskandar Puteri co-anchors Iskandar Malaysia – the nation’s first economic corridor established in 2006 to be a catalytic international metropolis by 2025. Located strategically within the robust…