Project Title Borneosia Ware (BW)
Project Category Innovation
Abstract Borneosia Ware (BW) is a craft that serves as a storage box to store small items categorized by size and material. The uniqueness of BW is in the way its raw material is produced and processed from recycled paper like old newspapers and magazines. BW is durable, guarantee for water splashes and humidity. Its fine finishing touch gives it the elegant, glamour and quality look. It also has a quality screen, such as wood, bamboo or rattan. The low production cost will excite the commercialization opportunities. BW is ideal to be produced by the disabled and housewives, where it is an economic resource for the local communities and at the same time, it provides employment opportunities for people with disabilities. This product also signifies our government's call towards green policies.
Validation Status Validated
Validation Date 2013-05-13


Staff Status
Ling Siew Ching Member
Elizabeth Caroline Augustine Leader
Ling Siew Eng,Prof Madya. Dr. Member


Event Name Event Date Event Level Achievement Event Venue
UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts 2012: South-East Asia and South Asia Competition 2012-09-23 International Participation Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation, Sarawak Branch