News & Reviews: government
Minister informs that the PerantiSiswa tablets have tracking system, and you should stop selling themOct 25, 2022
Recently, news reports surfaced about students selling the PerantiSiswa tablets they got for free. With that said, the Minister of Communications and Multimedia Tan Sri Annuar Musa informed that the tablets have a tracking system installed and will enable the government to find out who sold them.
Sep 29, 2022
Malaysia and China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on digital telecommunications cooperation in relation to 5G, digital economy and cyber security. Inked yesterday at the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference 2022 in Romania, the MoU will also explore potential partnerships in other aspects of digital technology.
Jul 08, 2022
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has revealed that the first phase of the Jalinan Digital Negara (JENDELA) initiative will cost approximately RM28 billion. The matter was asserted by its chief operating officer (COO), Datuk Mohd Ali Hanafiah Mohd Yunus, who also revealed that its implementation is currently ongoing since 2020.
Huawei CEO believes Huawei & Apple would be the top 2 mobile brands if it wasn't for the US governmentJul 08, 2022
Recently, Huawei CEO Richard Yu appeared at the 14th Automative World China 2022 event and gave an interesting remark. As the title said, he believes that if it wasn't for the US government's intervention, the world's major mobile phone manufacturers might be just Huawei and Apple.
Jul 01, 2022
If you’re worried that your overseas vacation would turn into a nightmare, fear not as we’ve got some travel tech tips that can allay your concerns. So, if you’re bound for an overseas trip in the near future, make sure to follow these tips for a smooth and trouble-free international travel experience.
Malaysian youths can claim RM150 e-wallet credit via BigPay, GrabPay, ShopeePay and Touch ’n Go starting mid-AprilApr 01, 2022
The Finance Ministry (MOF) in a statement yesterday announced that around 2 million Malaysian youths will receive an RM150 e-wallet credit starting this mid-April. Part of the government’s ePemula scheme, those that are eligible include youths aged 18 to 20 as well as full-time students in higher learning institutions.
Furthermore, those eligible would get to enjoy the benefit through one of four e-wallet providers, which are BigPay, GrabPay, ShopeePay and Touch ’n Go. MOF said that the four e-wallet service providers have a network of 1.2 million retailers in Malaysia.
Sep 28, 2021
Shockingly, it's reported that the personal data of millions of Malaysians by birth year from 1998 to 1979 have been leaked. According to an IT expert from Twitter, the data is currently on sale on a forum that can only be accessed using a virtual private network (VPN).
May 05, 2021
YES officially announced that they have unveiled 2 YES PRIHATIN plans to help Malaysian Citizens in the B40 category by offering free smartphones and free mobile data for an entire year. The plans, which are called YES PRIHATIN Learn-From-Home Families, as well as the YES PRIHATIN Learn-From-Home Individuals, will also allow the users to access YTL Foundation’s Learn-From-Home content absolutely free of charge for an entire year as well as an RM50 Shopee voucher to purchase essentials via Shopee.
Mar 17, 2021
Earlier today, the Malaysian government announced the PEMERKASA programme which provides families with school children with RM300 in order to purchase a smartphone. Not only that, but they’ve also introduced the MyBAIKHATI programme to help distribute laptops as well as used electronics to those in need.
Feb 22, 2021
MCMC Chairman Fadhlullah Suhaimi recently announced on the MyDigital Future-Accelerating 5G Zoom meeting that the 5G will not be bid through public bidding. Instead, the 5G network will be leased to an SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) that’s owned by the ministry.