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Selangor govt to discuss with telcos, local authorities to realise smart state aspiration by 2025, says MB

Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari said the involvement of the telcos would also expand the state’s digital transformation process. — Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — The Selangor government will discuss with telecommunications companies (telcos) as well as local authorities (PBT) soon to advance Selangor as a smart state by 2025. Menteri Besar Datuk…

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MPKK, HTP collaboration to propel Kulim into a smart city

State Human Resources, Chinese, Indian, Siamese and Non-Governmental Organisation Committee chairman Wong Chia Zhen (third right) with the Chairman of the Kulim Kedah Municipal Council (MPKK), Datuk Elmi Yusoff (second right) being briefed on the system provided by Heitech Padu Berhad (HTP) after the signing ceremony of the Strategic Cooperation Agreement between MPKK and HTP…

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MPAJ inks deal with CelcomDigi for smart city ecosystem, expand 5G in Hulu Kelang

Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari (second from right) visiting exhibits during the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) and CelcomDigi Berhad to implement its smart city project, at the MPAJ Convention Centre in Ampang Jaya, on February 6, 2024. — Picture by HAFIZ OTHMAN/SELANGORKINI AMPANG JAYA,…

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Academic calls for expanded efforts in AI-driven smart city initiatives

Johari Yusof says AI can play a significant role in smart city governance, transportation, healthcare, and waste disposal. PETALING JAYA: The government should intensify its efforts in creating smart cities driven by artificial intelligence (AI) to help the public embrace this new technology, says an academic. Putrajaya aims to transform the three federal territories into…

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BDA’s strategic plan will reposition Bintulu into a smart, liveable city

Yakup (right) briefs Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg on the Jepak Jaya development master plan project. BINTULU Development Authority (BDA) celebrates its 45th anniversary this year with reflections on its Strategic Plan 2024-2030 transformative chapter. Its general manager Datu Muhamad Yakup Kari said BDA, which serves a dual function as a…

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Beberapa cadangan dikemuka, hasrat jadikan Labuan sebuah Smart City – Anifah

LABUAN: Pengerusi Perbadanan Labuan Merangkap Ahli Dewan Negara, Senator Tan Sri Anifah Aman berhasrat untuk menjadikan Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan sebagai sebuah smart city atau bandar pintar dalam masa yang terdekat. “Selaras dengan aspirasi YAB Perdana Menteri, kami telah pun melancarkan Digital ID pada minggu lalu sebagai salah satu inisiatif digitalisasi kerajaan. “Untuk menuju ke arah era digitalisasi,…

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Experts: M’sia should build smart cities that are people-oriented, not entirely tech-centric

As Malaysians experience the benefits of digital innovations that simplify their lives, there is also a growing momentum to leverage technology to solve urban challenges and deliver the ‘smart city’ concept. — Photo by CK Yeo on Unsplash KUALA LUMPUR: As a city dweller who has resided in Kuala Lumpur for almost 10 years, Salina…

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