SMA Activities Report (October - December 2010)
Some Council Members and members attended Economic Transformation Programme Open Day organized by Performance Managament & Delivery Unit (PEMANDU), Prime Minister's Department at Four Points By Sheraton, Kuching.
The Objectives of the event as follows:
(1) To inform the public of the NKEA Lab work;
(2) To seek public input / feedback.
Photo 1: From left: Datuk Amar Mohd Morshidi Abdul Ghani, State Secretary; YB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Alfred Jabu; YB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr George Chan, Deputy Chief Ministers; YAB Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, Chief Minister and YB Senator Dato' Sri Idris Jala during the launching of the ETP Open Day.
Photo 2: 12 National Key Economic Areas (NKEAs) Exhibition booths attracted many visitors.
Photo 3: Speech by YB Senator Dato' Sri Idris Jala, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department cum CEO of PEMANDU.
Photo 4: Approximately one thousand representatives from private and public sectors at the event.
Mr. Lai King Min (President) and Yeo Eng Hock (Executive Secretary) attended Briefing on Self Certification of the Certificate of Origin and the Implementation of the Strategic Trade Act organized by Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Sarawak Branch.
Mr. Lai King Min (President), Mr. Chiou Huey Ping & Mdm. Mariana Ung (Vice-Presidents), Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary -General), Mr. Ben Tien (Assistant Treasurer), Mr. Lam Lee Onn, Mr. Wilford Teo & Mr. Mr. Goh Teck Yuong (Council Members) and many members attended the Sarawak Domestic Investment Dialogue and Seminar at Pullman Hotel, Kuching. The event was jointly organized by
Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA), Small and Medium Enterprises Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp Malaysia) and Ministry of Industrial Development (MID), Sarawak.
3rd Meeting for 33rd SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room.
Mr. Chai Foh Chin (Honorary President), Mr. Lai King Min (President), Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President), Ms. Josephine Li (Council Member) and some members attended Seminar on GST & Competition Act jointly organized by Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism and SCCI at Grand Continental Hotel, Kuching. The similar Seminar was held at Miri on 18 October 2010, at Sibu on 26 October 2010 and at Bintulu on 27 October 2010.
Photo 5: Mr. Chai Foh Chin (Honorary President), Mr. Lai King Min (President), Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President), Ms. Josephine Li (Council Member) and some members attended the Seminar.
Photo 6 left: "GST in Malaysia / GST Essential" was presented by Mr. Fan Kah Seong, the executive director of PricewaterhouseCoopers Taxation Services Sdn Bhd.
Photo 6 Right: "Competition Act" was presented by Puan Shila Dorai Raj, Head of Interim Competition Commission Division, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism.
Mr. Lai King Min (President) and Mr. Yeo Jui Yong (Treasurer) attended Bank Negara Malaysia & The Association of Banks in Malaysia Dialogue with Business Organizations at Sarawak Chamber, Riverside Majestic Hotel.
Some members attended the Malaysian Innovative Carnival 2010. The event in Sarawak Zone was launched by YB Datuk Fadillah Yusof, Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation at Kuching Waterfront.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended KPMG Budget Seminar at Four Points By Sheraton, Kuching.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended Sarawak Economic Development Corporation's (SEDC) Integrity Day at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching.
Briefing on Loan Schemes by Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad (MIDF) and Environmental, Health & Safety Regulations in Malaysia by Neville-Clarke (M) Sdn Bhd held at SMA Meeting Room.
Some members attended Seminar on "Let's Expand Your Business to Vietnam" organized by Matrade at Grand Continental Hotel, Kuching
Some members attended Briefing on Training Programme jointly organized by SME Corp Malaysia and Department of Skills Development at Bangunan Sultan Iskandar, Kuching.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended SCCI 59 Anniversary Dinner
at Kuching Hilton Hotel.
Mr. Lai King Min attended meet-the-client event organized by Ministry of Home Affairs / Registrar of Society at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching.
Madam Josephine Li, Council Member attended the meeting of Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) East Malaysia Region at Pejabat Pusat Khidmat, Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak.
Some members attended Seminar on Awareness on Malaysia Halal Certification organized by SME Corp Malaysia at Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Joseph Lau, the Secretary General attended the 220th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Mr. Lai King Min (President) and Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary -General)
attended the Opening Ceremony of the Building of Sarawak Foundry & Engineering Industries Association and Automotive and Welding Institute of Sarawak (Awisar).
The Opening Ceremony was officiated by Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak
Some members attended Annual Dialogue Session organized by Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) [Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM)] at Dewan Asajaya, Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Ben Tien, the Assistant Treasurer attended BIMP- EAGA Appreciation Dinner at Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching
Mr. Lai King Min (President), Mr. Sim Cho Phong (Deputy Secretary-General), Mr. Ben Tien (Assistant Treasurer) and Mr. Yeo Eng Hock (Executive Secretary) attended a dialogue session with the Deputy Director of Labour Department on the Issues related to Foreign Workers in Sarawak. The President and Members of Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association, Sarawak Branch also attended the dialogue session.
Photo 7: From left: Mr. Ben Tien (Assistant Treasurer); Mr. Sim Cho Phong (Deputy Secretary-General); Ms Anna Tiong and Mr. Lai King Min (President) attended the dialogue session.
Photo 8: The dialogue session was chaired by August Buma (3rd right), Deputy Director of Labour Sarawak. 1st right was Mr. George Lee, the Chairman of Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association, Sarawak Branch.
Dialogue Session on Fire Hydrants, Security & Crime Prevention between MBKS and leaders of Communities & Associations was chaired by Mr. James Chan (centre) the Mayor of Kuching South on 15 June 2010. SMA proposed the relevant departments to maintain the Fire Hydrants regularly during the Dialogue Session.
Photo 9: On 9 December 2010, Mr. Joseph Lau (back row, left), the Secretary-General of SMA; Senator Datuk Sim Kheng Hui (back row, centre) posed for a photo after the firemen had maintained the fire hydrants at Bintawa Industrial Estate.
Mr Lai King Min attended Meeting on Tomorrow's Leaders Summit at BCCK. The summit is supported by the Government of Sarawak and will be held in March 2011.
Some members attended Seminar on Human Capital and Business Development organized by Human Resources Development Berhad (HRDB) at Hilton Hotel, Kuching.
4th Meeting for 33rd SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room.
The Education & Training Committee of SMA organized 4th Personal Development Training Course for Teenagers in Mandarin at SMA Meeting Room.
Posted Date: 13 Jan 2011