SMA Activities Report (July - September 2008)
Some members attended a Briefing and Business Consultation for Furniture and Timber Based Industry orgainsed by Small and Medium Industries Development Corporation (SMIDEC) at Crowne Plaza Riverside Kuching.
Dato¡¯ Hii Ngo Sing, the President; Mr. Sim Thong Poh, SMA Legal Advisor and nine Council Members pay a courtesy call to Mr. James Chan Khay Syn, the Mayor of the City of Kuching South. We expressed our discontentment on issues of garbage collection and the installation of business name boards within Kuching City.
SMA Council Members posed for a photograph with the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
From left, Encik Mohd Amin Hassan, Deputy Mayor; Mr. James Chan Khay Syn, the Mayor; Dato¡¯ Hii Ngo Sing, the President of SMA and Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary-General of SMA.
Dato¡¯ Hii Ngo Sing, the President; Mr. Sim Thong Poh, SMA Legal Advisor and nine Council Members pay a courtesy call to the Mayor.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Vice-President [External Affairs]) and Ms. Josephine Li Fang Ying (Council Member) attended a Briefing on Grants and Tax Incentives for SMEs by SMIDEC, MATRADE & MIDF at SMIDEC office.
Dato¡¯ Hii Ngo Sing (President) and Mr. Sim Cho Phong (Council Member) attended a Briefing on 5th China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF) at Penview Inn, Kuching. 5th CISMEF held from 22 to 25 September 2008 at Guangzhou International Conference and Exhibition Center.
Mr. Ben Tien, theAssistant Treasurer attended a Seminar on Business Opportunities and New Technologics in Spain, conducted by Mr. Antonio Garcia, the Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy of Spain in Kuala Lumpur at Menara SEDC, Kuching.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary -General) a Dialogue Session on the Demand for Foreign Labour in Manufacturing Sector in Sarawak organized by Administration Unit, Chief Minister's Department at Wisma Bapa Malaysia.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Vice-President [External Affairs]) and Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary -General) attended a Preparatory Meeting for Sarawak Investment and Trade Dialogue and Seminar on the Manufacturing and Services Sectors at Kuching Hilton Hotel.
17.07.08 - 18.07.08
Sarawak Investment and Trade Dialogue and Seminar on the Manufacturing and Services Sectors held at Kuching Hilton Hotel attracted five hundred participants including members of SMA. The opening ceremony of the Seminar cum Dialogue Session was officiated by YAB Pehin Sri Hj. Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak YB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin, the Minister of International Trade and Industry presented keynote address.
VIPs at the stage during the opening ceremony of Sarawak Investment and Trade Dialogue and Seminar on the Manufacturing and Services Sectors. From 2nd left were YB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin, the Minister of International Trade and Industry; YAB Pehin Sri Hj. Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak and YB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr. George Chan Hong Nam, Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak and Minister of Modernisation of Agriculture and Minister of Industrial Development Sarawak
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary ¨CGeneral of SMA raised some issues at the dialogue session.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping, Vice-President (3rd row, 2nd right) and Madam Mariana Ung Siew Chin, Deputy Secretary-General (3rd row, 1st right) attended the Dialogue and Seminar
The representative from Government Departments.
Mr. Chai Foh Chin (centre), Session Chairman and 2 Speakers, Ms Fadzilah (left) and Mr. Md. Silmi. Mr. Chai is the Honorary President of SMA.
Mr. Lai King Min (Vice-President [Internal Affairs]) and Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary -General) attended the official Opening Ceremony of Matrade Sarawak officiated by YAB Pehin Sri Hj. Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak and YB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin, the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary-General attended a Dialogue Session between Department of Environment and Manufacturers.
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended Seminar with Social Partners: Realizing Decent Work in Malaysia organized by Department of Labour Sarawak at Industrial Training Institute Kota Samarahan.
2nd Meeting for 32nd SMA Council.
Mr. Ben Tien Khiong Chin, Assistant Treasurer attended a dinner hosted by the Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sarawak (ACCCIS), to witness the installation of the new Council of ACCCIS at Kuching Hilton Hotel.
Mr. Ben Tien Khiong Chin, Assistant Treasurer attended MPC Round Table Discussion on Promoting the Application of Standard Industrialised Building System (IBS) Components to increase Site Productivity, organised by Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) at MPC Sarawak Region Office
Dato' Hii Ngo Sing, the President attended the Opening Ceremony for Asia-Pacific Technical HRD Conference & Career Expo 2008 organised by International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak (ICATS) at Crowne Plaze Riverside Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, Secretary-General attended the Annual Dialogue Session between Ministry of Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs and Private Sectors at State Library Assembly Hall, Kuching.
The Annual Dialogue Session was chaired by YB Dato' Shahrir Bin Abdul Samad (2nd left), Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (1st right) attended the annual dialogue session
Participants from private sector attended the dialogue session.
The Secretary General attended the 205th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Dato¡¯ Hii Ngo Sing (President), Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary-General), Mr. Chai Koh Haw and Mr. Lam Lee Onn (Council Members) attended Sabah International Expo (SIE) 2008 Promotional Networking Roadshow at Holiday Inn, Kuching. Datuk Wong Khen Thau, the President of Federation of Sabah Manufactures (FSM) gave a briefing on SIE2008 at the Roadshow.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary -General) and Mr. Lau Tiong Ing (Council Member) attended the 3rd meeting between Syarikat SESCO and the private sector on the issue of electricity tariff encountered by local industries and private sectors. The dialogue session was chaired by Dr. Ngenang Ak Janggu, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Industrial Development, Sarawak.
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended a Talk on Future Management organised by Sarawak Economic Development Corporation and talked by Dr. Pero Micic, a leading expert for Future Management at Crowne Plaze Riverside Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended the opening ceremony of SME Merdeka Expo 2008, officiated by YAB Pehin Sri Hj. Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak at Kuching Waterfront. The Expo was organised by Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak, Kuching Branch.
Mr. Lai King Min, Vice-President attended a Discussion on Cabotage Policy Affecting Sarawak organised by State Planning Unit at Wisma Bapa Malaysia.
Mr. Yeo Jui Yong, the Treasurer attended 2009 Budget Tax Proposals Seminar organized by KPMG at Kuching Hilton Hotel.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping, the Vice-President attended meeting for MEF East Malaysia Region Office at Kingwood Inn, Kuching.
The Secretary General attended the 206th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Posted Date: 24 Oct 2009