LANGKAWI RISING AGAINST THE TIDE – FROM UP IN THE SKY DOWN TO THE EARTH

A former flight attendant Encik Muhammad Firdaus bin Jamaludin has stood up against the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic ever since it started by venturing into an entirely new field to him – the project of rock melon cultivation through fertigation. Being inexperienced in agriculture is not an excuse for him to give up the newly

2021-09-08T11:10:08+08:008 September 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

ENTREPRENEUR HARVESTS FRUITS OF GOOD DEEDS TO THE LAND

In bracing for COVID-19 trials, a clothing business entrepreneur based at Langkawi’s Pekan Rabu bazaar, Encik Mohd Fairus bin Mohd Zuki has now shifted his focus to agriculture. The man is now working on sugar cane, corn, and durian cultivation on a piece of land belonging to his family. His effort should be lauded since

2021-09-08T08:05:22+08:008 September 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

LANGKAWI GEOPRODUCT ENTREPRENEURS REMAIN STEADFAST AMIDST COVID-19 CHALLENGES

Seven Geoproduct Entrepreneurs of Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark (LUGGp) are among recipients of business start-up fund under New Economic Opportunities (PEB) of LADA’s Langkawi Economy Roadmap Plan (HELANG). The fund received has helped these entrepreneurs to expand their Langkawi product-based businesses during these challenging times. The entrepreneurs involved are: Datai Valley Enterprise Virgin Coconut Oil

2021-08-23T10:25:36+08:0023 August 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

COURSE ON EXPLORATION OF NEW MARKETING THROUGH TIKTOK

An online course namely Exploration of New Marketing Through TikTok was held on 16th and 17th August 2021. Organised by LADA in collaboration with National Entrepreneurship Institute (INSKEN), this course involved 50 participants who are also Langkawi’s tourism industry players and entrepreneurs. The course is part of LADA’s efforts to support the participants in planning

2021-08-23T09:58:10+08:0023 August 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

LANGKAWI RISING AGAINST THE TIDE: ACCOUNT OF AN ARTIST-TURNED-ENTREPRENEUR

Practice makes perfect. This saying perfectly describes the experience of En. Amir Mohd Isa, a Langkawi artist who has now shifted into the field of freshwater lobster rearing as a new source to generate side income. With guidance and support by expert trainers, LADA hopes this new economic opportunity would positively develop and receive great

2021-08-17T16:53:41+08:0017 August 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

SUCCESS STORY OF TAPAWFOOD DELIVERY SERVICES ENTREPRENEUR – AN INSPIRATION FOR LANGKAWI YOUTHS

The TapawFood Delivery Services application launched in March 2020 was developed by a Langkawi-born youth entrepreneur. This application is not just a food delivery platform for its customers, as it has also paved numerous business opportunities for Langkawi residents. Until now, TapawFood has collaborated with more than 400 restaurants and small business operators in providing

2021-08-07T11:23:45+08:007 August 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

OYSTER MUSHROOM PROJECT

Good news for Langkawi community! Generate your income by exploring the world of agriculture! LADA has implemented an initiative to help permanent residents of Langkawi who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through income generating opportunity in the agricultural field. This opportunity is opened to each individual meeting the determined requirements and criteria. Download

2021-08-07T11:20:21+08:007 August 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

LADA-ORGANISED PRODUCT PACKAGING, LABELLING, AND BRANDING COURSE – A PARTICIPANT’S SUCCESS STORY

Having been taking orders from 2010, original ketupat palas (traditional Malay boiled glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in palm leaves) entrepreneur, Puan Wardina Che Halim, 39, has seen a significant increase in her orders especially during festive seasons. As one of the participants of Product Packaging, Labelling, and Branding Course organised by LADA, Puan Wardina agrees

2021-08-07T11:16:20+08:007 August 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

LADA-ORGANISED RETORT TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION COURSE – A PARTICIPANT’S SUCCESS STORY

Retort Technology Application Course recently organised by LADA in April has enabled Puan Che Sam Ahmad to further expand her product marketing out of Langkawi’s boundary. This course has also exposed her to the knowledge of marketing skill via social media and process required to help her soup paste product last longer. Watch the following

2021-07-29T07:10:45+08:0028 July 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

LADA ASSISTS NEW ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES AGROPRENEURS

YBrs. Tuan Nasaruddin bin Abdul Muttalib, Chief Executive Officer of Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) had conducted an on-site visit to monitor a sugar cane farming project by Encik Fairus bin Mohd Zuki in Kampung Nyior Chabang and a duck rearing project by Puan Naimah binti Ismail in Kampung Bohor Merah. Both Langkawi agropreneurs (agricultural entrepreneurs)

2021-07-28T14:58:09+08:0028 July 2021|LADA Activites, Latest|

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