The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and the Construction Industry Development Board, Malaysia (CIDB) have jointly launched the Industrialised Building Systems (IBS) and Building Materials Supply Chain 2017/2018 Directory (“the Directory”) which, with the contact details of over 4,000 companies and relevant stakeholders acts as a comprehensive point of reference for the construction industry particularly in the area of IBS and building materials.
Co-developed by MIDA and CIDB, the Directory details industry players in the local building materials space, including those of manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, as well relevant stakeholders; thus, capturing the entire ecosystem of local building material players in its catalogue.
In conjunction with its first anniversary of Minecraft: Education Edition, Microsoft announced that a new Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorial, Hero’s Journey, which has been released as part of its ongoing support for Hour of Code. This is the third consecutive year that Microsoft is supporting this global movement to help students learn the basics of coding, which will be held between 4 to 10 December.
Working with Minecraft game designers, computer science educators, and Code.org's learning designers, the new Minecraft tutorial introduces coding concepts using the popular video game that millions of players around the world are already exploring, teaching, and learning with every day. To date, nearly 70 million people around the world are using Minecraft tutorials to learn about the basics of coding.
The 3rd Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit organised by Bank Negara Malaysia in partnership with Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and Indonesia’s Pusat Pelaporan dan Analisis Transaksi Keuangan (PPATK), will be held in Kuala Lumpur on 20 - 23 November 2017.
The Summit will bring together more than 350 specialists and professionals from 35 countries and international organisations to share their insights on the latest terrorism financing (TF) issues and developments.