Health facilities receive PPE from Star Foundation

Health facilities receive PPE from Star Foundation The “Star Frontliners Initiative” under Star Foundation has eased the government’s burden of obtaining personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontliners fighting the Covid-19 pandemic by delivering the vital gear to hospitals nationwide. The 63,000 pieces of PPE donated included jumpsuit coveralls, medical hoods, head covers, face shields, shoe…

A gift of 300,000 gloves for frontliners

A gift of 300,000 gloves for frontliners A total of 300,000 much-needed surgical gloves have reached medical frontliners in Sabah and Sarawak. Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kota Kinabalu took delivery of half of that number donated under the “Star Frontliners Initiative”. Sabah Health Department director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi said assistance such as this was…

Timely aid from Star Foundation

Timely aid from Star Foundation Responding to the government’s clarion call, Star Media Group’s (SMG) “Star Frontliners Initiative” has delivered nine portable ventilators to six hospitals in the country. Two ventilators were sent to Melaka Hospital on Friday. The hospital also received a computed radiography system. Melaka Hospital director Dr Zaharimah Abdul Kadir said she…

SMG and Dimsum partner up with Huawei

SMG and Dimsum partner up with Huawei Dimsum Entertainment is set to collaborate with Huawei Cloud on cloud solutions, artificial intelligence and knowledge sharing. The move will see the Star Media Group (SMG) subsidiary explore cloud services, big data and machine learning, business function assistance for more efficient, intelligent and stable service capabilities as well…

Hospitals receive medical equipment under the Star Media Group’s (SMG) Frontliners Initiative

Hospitals receive medical equipment under the Star Media Group’s (SMG) Frontliners Initiative Two hospitals in the Klang Valley have received much-needed medical equipment from the Star Media Group’s (SMG) Frontliners Initiative. The initiative was launched under the Star Foundation. Ten patient trolleys and two ultrasound units were delivered to Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) yesterday. Its…

SMG scores with digital edge

SMG scores with digital edge A Google portal has lauded Star Media Group’s (SMG) digital innovations, user-centric approach and design thinking practices which it says have culminated in many new initiatives to elevate its business. Its English news portal, The Star, was recently cited by Think with Google APAC as a prime example of how…

Hospitals get more beds for ICU

Hospitals get more beds for ICU The first batch of medical equipment has been delivered to two hospitals under Star Media Group’s (SMG) Frontliners Initiative. Melaka Hospital received two beds for the intensive care unit (ICU) yesterday and Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Ipoh had four. The beds are designed for healthcare facility use as…

Subscriber surge for Dimsum Entertainment

Subscriber surge for Dimsum Entertainment With the people consuming content online in the comfort of their homes, streaming service Dimsum Entertainment has seen a huge increase in viewership since the start of the movement control order (MCO). Its chief marketing officer Lam Swee Kim said since March 18, new daily subscribers had increased by 3,264%,…