SMA Activities Report (January - March 2011)
Mui Hiong Foodstuff Sdn Bhd, a SMA member manufacturer was honoured with an award at the Asia Pacific International Honesty Enterprise - Keris Award 2010.
Photo Shows: YB Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed (2nd left), the Minister of International Trade and Industries was presenting the Keris Award to Mr. Chai Koh Haw, the chairman cum founder of Mui Hiong Foodstuff Sdn Bhd at the Palace of the Golden Horses in Seri Kembangan on 23 January 2011.
Mr. Wilford Teo Swee Cheng (Council Member) attended a Dialogue Session on Plastic and Environment chaired by Mr. Lim Kok Boon, the President of Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) at Hilton Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Lim stressed that plastic bags have been used for decades, and without it, it would bring us a lot of inconvenience.
Mr. Lim suggested that the authorities concerned should focus more on creating awareness of the 3Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle) instead of banning the use of plastic bags.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended Chinese New Year Gathering hosted by Sarawak Timber Association at Wisma STA, Kuching.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended Majlis Makan Malam SEDC (Awards Presenting Dinner) 2010 at Sarawak Chamber, Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Lai king Min, the President was interviewed by Mr. C.F. Chooi, the Director of Redmarch Sdn Bhd, a market intelligence firm, in order to understand the local manpower needs of employers and industries.
Mr. Lai king Min (President), Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Vice-President) and some members attended Seminar on "The 12 Steps to Successful Exporting" organized by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) talked by Mr. A B Teoh, Senior Lecturer / Export-Import (EXIM) Consultant at Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.
The 12 Steps to Successful Exporting: (1) Export Potential; (2) Export Readiness; (3) Select Product and Target Market; (4) Research Your Overseas Market; (5) Export Business Plan; (6) Sales and Marketing; (7) Select Distribution Channels and Market Entry Strategies; (8) Export Pricing; (9) Formalise Distribution Agreement; (10) Secure Export Orders; (11) Export Transactions and Documentations; (12) Money Matters.
Seminar in progress, Mr. A B Teoh, the Speaker was presenting his paper.
Mr. Joseph Lau, the Secretary-General attended 10th State Housing Coordination Committee Meeting chaired by Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg, the Housing and Urban Development Minister at Sarawak Chamber, Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Joseph Lau, the Secretary General attended the 221st Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended a Forum on Modernising Business Regulation organized by Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) at Pullman Hotel, Kuching. The purpose of this forum is to understand current business regulation framework and sharing best regulation practices which will reduce administrative and economic burdens on businesses.
Opening Address by Datuk Amar Haji Mohamad Morshidi bin Abdul Ghani, State Secretary of Sarawak.
Photo shows the Speakers and Session Chairman at the Forum, from left were (1) Mr. Francis Johen anak Adam, Acting Attorney General, Sarawak; (2) Encik Abdul. Latif Haji Abu Seman, Deputy Director General, Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC)
(3) Tuan Haji Suhaimy Abd. Talib, Session Chairman: (4) Tuan Haji Othman Abdul Rani, Chairman of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers Sarawak.
Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim bin Tun Abang Haji Openg, Members of Board of Directors, MPC was presenting a memento to Datuk Amar Haji Mohamad Morshidi bin Abdul Ghani.
Forum in progress.
Forum in progress.
5th Meeting for 33rd SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Vice-President) and Mr. Chai Koh Haw (Council Member) attended
Briefing on "Matrade & MITI’s Agencies – Understanding the Functions, Roles & Programmes for 2011" at Ruai Gawai, Level 2, Menara Grand, Kuching.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping and Mr. Chai Koh Haw were attending the Briefing.
Welcoming Remarks & Presentation by Encik Omar Mohd Salleh, the Director of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade), Sarawak.
Presentation by Encik Hasdi Mohamood, the Director of Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA), Sarawak.
Some members attended Seminar on “Understanding the Basic Concepts of Good and Services Tax (GST)” organised by Small and Medium Enterprises Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp Malaysia) at Pullman Hotel, Kuching.
Posted Date: 28 Aug 2011