Jan 23, 2007

Multimedia University has a decade of history

Multimed University (MMU) was officially launched by Tun Mahathir on July 9, 1999. While Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Hj Mohd Ali was appointed the Chancellor of Multimedia.

MMU was part of Tun Mahathir's vision for Malaysia to achieve as a developed country by 2020.

Multimedia Super Corridor is a Government designated zone, designed to leapfrog Malaysia into the information and knowledge age. It originally includes an area of approximately 15x50 km² which stretches from the Petronas Twin Towers to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and also includes the towns of Putrajaya and Cyberjaya. It has been expanded to include the entire Klang Valley on 7 December 2006.

The MSC Malaysia Flagship Applications consists seven type of applications:

1. Electronic Government
2. Multipurpose Card (MyKad)
3. Smart School
4. Telehealth
5. Research and Development Clusters
6. E-Business
7. Technopreneur Development

To know more of MSC, check out the wiki or MSC's website.

Question : So what is the progress of MSC now?. What is the plan from the current PM?

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