Cyberjaya is the First City in Malaysia to have Both Mobike and oBike Bike Sharing Service

Cyberjaya will be the first city in Malaysia to offer both Mobike and oBike bike sharing service. So what are the differences between these two companies? The red & silver bikes have landed in Malaysia a few weeks ago at Setia Alam (a suburb near Kuala Lumpur) but Cyberjaya will become the first city in …

Highlights of TM Forum Smart City InFocus 2017 in Yinchuan, China

Yinchuan is intended to serve as the blueprint “smart city” for more than 200 cities across China. Here are the highlights of my trip. Despite living in Beijing, China for 10 years (2003-2013), I’d never paid attention of Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia province in China until I joined Cyberview, a tech hub enabler and Smart …

UNITEN Smart UniverCity Programs Calls for Collaboration for Smart City Solutions

Universiti Tenaga Nasional or UNITEN is offering something exciting within the innovation ecosystem. Find out more below. Universiti Tenaga Nasional – UNITEN (owned by Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Malaysia’s electric utility company) just kicked off their Smart UniverCity program today. They’re looking for industry partners, entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs, universities etc. to jointly develop innovative smart city solutions to …

Mobike – The World’s Biggest Bike Sharing Company is Now in Malaysia

Move aside oBike, The red and silver bikes have landed in Malaysia! Mobike is the world’s largest bike sharing company with over 100 million users worldwide, and they are present in over 170 cities globally. They just launched in Malaysia today and SP Setia’s Setia Alam is their first location. The bikes are very superior and made of …

ParkEasy Makes it Really Easy for You to Reserve a Parking Spot

Tired of finding a parking spot inside the mall? The ParkEasy app will make your life easier. I tested the ParkEasy app at IOI City Mall in Putrajaya today. It allows you to reserve a parking spot on your smartphone prior to arriving at your designated location. This place gets really busy especially on weekends and sometimes finding a …

Now there’s Flight Sharing Platform to Connect You with Aircraft Pilots

Car sharing, bike sharing… we’ve heard them before. Now, you have the freedom to fly with a flight sharing platform called Wingly. Wingly helps to connect pilots and passengers. Private pilots can add flights they have planned on their website, then potential passengers can easily book via their system. Besides flights to a destination, there …

Bike Sharing is Finally Here in Malaysia!

Bike sharing service – a station-less bicycle rental service that’s popular around the world has arrived Malaysia. Bike sharing is extremely popular around the world especially in China and many cities around the worldwide has started adopting bike sharing. I am pleased that it has started in Malaysia because just a few months ago, I …

My Wife Went Back to Beijing and Showed Me the Cool Innovation There

I lived in Beijing for 10 years and I’ve experienced the fast-moving pace but now innovation is rapidly driving the city forward. My last trip to Beijing was during Chinese New Year in 2016 and back then I’ve already felt how things were being innovated quickly. In the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2017 by Startup …

10 Inspiring Malaysian Women to Look Out for in 2017

I love to highlight people’s work and achievement, particularly those who are not in the mainstream media. Here are the 10 inspiring Malaysian women to look out for this year. For this year’s International Women’s Day, I celebrate women’s achievement – to #BeBoldForChange and applaud social, economic, cultural and political women role models + reinforce …

Meet Azzah Sultan – The Malaysian Artist Who Champions Islam Through Arts

I found out about Azzah Sultan when I was searching for ‘Inspiring Malaysian Women’ in time for the International Women’s Day. While it’s good to know that there are many inspiring women out there, the lists tend to be the same and repetitive. Year in and year out, almost the same wonderful women are being highlighted. …