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SMA Activities Report (July - September 2012)

06.07.12
Mr. Chai Foh Chin (Honorary President), Ms Josephine Li and Mr. Stephen Ung (Council Members) attended National Minimum Wages Seminar organized by Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching.

The Prime Minister YAB Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak announced the rates of national minimum wages on 30th April 2012. The minimum wages shall be as follows:
- Peninsular Malaysia - RM900.00
- Sabah, Sarawak and Federal Territory of Labuan - RM800.00.

The Order shall take effect from 1 January 2013 for employers having more than five employees. The Order shall also apply with effect from 1 January 2013 to an employer who carries out professional activity classified under the Malaysia Standard Classification of Occupations (MASCO) irrespective of the number of employees employed. For employers having five employees or less, the Order shall take effect from 1 July 2013.

Order 2(2) provides that any person or class of person may not less than 90 days before the commencement date which applies to the employer concern apply to the National Wages Consultative Council (NWCC) for a deferral of implementation of the Order to another date. In this connection, an employer who employs 5 employees or less (not carrying out professional activity classified under MASCO), the application for deferral of implementation of the Order must be received by NWCC not later than 1 April 2013.

13.07.12
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping, the Vice-President attended the launching of Beef Fest Promotion organized by Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) at Kubah Ria, Kuching.

26.07.12
Some members attended MATRADE's Pocket Talk on New Guidelines for Market Development Grant (MDG) 2012 at the office of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), Sarawak Branch.

03.08.12 - 06.08.12
Some SMA Member Manufacturers participated in the ‘Jom Beli Barang Raya’ Programme organized by the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) at the Boulevard Shopping Mall, Kuching. The opening ceremony of the programme was officiated by Datuk Mohd Yahaya Basimin, the State Federal Secretary.

Jom Beli Barang Raya Programme

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Jom Beli Barang Raya Programme organized by the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan - KPDNKK) from 3 – 6 August 2012 at the Boulevard Shopping Mall, Kuching. Photo shows the opening ceremony in progress.

Photo 2
The opening ceremony of the programme was officiated by Datuk Mohd Yahaya Basimin, the State Federal Secretary. Also seen were Mr. Wan Ahmad Uzir Wan Sulaiman (left), the Director of KPDNKK Sarawak and Mr. Dennis Lee, the Managing Director of Boulevard Hypermarket (Kuching) Sdn Bhd.

Photo 3
Welcoming speech by Mr. Wan Ahmad Uzir Wan Sulaiman (left), the Director of KPDNKK Sarawak.

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Opening speech by Datuk Mohd Yahaya Basimin, the State Federal Secretary.

Photo 2
Trade Exhibition Booth of F&N Ice Cream Manufacturing (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, a member manufacturer of SMA.

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Trade Exhibition Booth of DNC Asiatic Holdings Sdn Bhd, a member manufacturer of SMA.

07.08.12
Madam Mariana Ung Siew Chin (Vice-President) and Mr. Ben Tien Khiong Chin (Assistant Treasurer) attended the Dialogue Session with Business Organizations jointly organized by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) at Riverside Majestic, Kuching. Briefings were presented by Bank Negara Malaysia, Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad and SME Corporation Malaysia before the Dialogue Session.

Dialogue Session between Bankers and Business Organizations

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Dialogue Session with Business Organizations jointly organized by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) held on 7 August 2012 at Riverside Majestic, Kuching. Briefings were presented by Bank Negara Malaysia, Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad and SME Corporation Malaysia before the Dialogue Session.

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The Dialogue Session was chaired by Ms Chuah Mei Lin (4th left), Executive Director of the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM). Also seen, from left to right were (1) Ms Karunajothi Kandasamy, Senior Director, Economics & Policy Planning Division, SME Corporation Malaysia; (2) Mr Khoo Kim Ho, Senior General Manager, Operations, Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad; (3) En Kamari Zaman Juhari, Director, Development Finance and Enterprise Department, Bank Negara Malaysia; (5) Pn Wan Hanisah Wan Ibrahim, Director, LINK and Regional Department, Bank Negara Malaysia and (6) Pn Sarina Said, Deputy Director, LINK and Regional Department, Bank Negara Malaysia.

Photo 3
Madam Mariana Ung Siew Chin (right), the Vice-President attended the Dialogue Session.

Photo 4
Mr. Ben Tien Khiong Chin (2nd right), the Assistant Treasurer attended the Dialogue Session.

07.08.12
Madam Mariana Ung Siew Chin, the Vice-President) attended Engagement on Trade Settlement in Chinese Renminbi (RMB) organised by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in collaboration with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Sarawak at Riverside Majestic, Kuching.

15.08.12
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended State Level Pemudah Meeting at Bilik Gerakan Negeri, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

On 7th February 2007, the Special Taskforce to Facilitate Business or PEMUDAH (taken from the taskforce’s Malay name ‘Pasukan Petugas Khas Pemudahcara Perniagaan’) was established. Reporting directly to the Prime Minister, the team comprises 23 highly respected individuals from both the private and public sectors.

PEMUDAH, the special taskforce established to facilitate business and improve the public delivery system, is inviting the views of the public on increasing the ease of doing business in Malaysia.

11.09.12
More than twenty members attended Sarawak Trade and Industrial Seminar organized by Ministry of Industrial Development and other government agencies at Four Points by Sheraton, Kuching. The opening ceremony of the seminar was officiated by YB Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, the Minister of Industrial Development, Minister of Public Utilities and Second Minister of Resource Planning & Environment, on behalf of YAB Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak.

13.09.12
2nd Meeting for 34th SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room. SMA Working Committee Members 2012-2013 were appointed as follows:

Membership:
Mr. Lam Lee Onn, Tel: 480752, 480753, Fax: 331929, E-mail: leon@path.com.my
Mr. Stanley Lau Ka Ping, Tel: 699104, Fax: 699104, e-mail: laukping@hotmail.com
Mr. Lau Tiong Ing, Tel: 331328, Fax: 336187, E-mail: skillbm@streamyx.com

Government Sectors:
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping, Tel: 254932, E-mail: chiouhp@yahoo.com
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, Tel: 334222, Fax: 339189, E-mail: joseph@yungkong.com
Mr. Sim Cho Phong, Tel: 863942, Fax: 864478, E-mail: picofood@yahoo.com.my

Publication:
Mr. Lai King Min, Tel: 433377, Fax: 433379, E-mail: laikingmin@yahoo.com
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, Tel: 334222, Fax: 339189, E-mail: joseph@yungkong.com
Mr. Lau Tiong Ing, Tel: 331328, Fax: 336187, E-mail: skillbm@streamyx.com
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, Tel: 244682, Fax: 248923, E-mail: sma@smasarawak.com.my

Education & Training:
Mdm. Ung Siew Chin, Tel: 330732, 332585, Fax: 330569, E-mail: khcomsb@pd.jaring.my
Mdm. Li Fang Ying, Tel: 484363, 336900, Fax: 484614, E-mail: ppi888@gmail.com

BIMP-EAGA:
Mr. Lai King Min, Tel: 433377, Fax: 433379, E-mail: laikingmin@yahoo.com

rade Promotion:
Mr. Peter Chai Mui Seng, Tel: 432923, Fax: 432908, E-mail: peterchaidpi@hotmail.com
Mr. Louis Hii Lu Yik, Tel: 484327, Fax: 337177, E-mail: louishii@ykmw.com.my

SMI:
Mr. Stephen Ung Yuk Woo, Tel: 335063, Fax: 336713, E-mail: sincheong64@yahoo.com

Timber & Furniture Industries:
Mr. Lai King Min, Tel: 433377, Fax: 433379, E-mail: laikingmin@yahoo.com
Mr. Hii Hium Ung, Tel: 332123, Fax: 336963, E-mail: kayusar@yahoo.com

Building Material Industry:
Mr. Ben Tien Khiong Chin, Tel: 611235, Fax: 628288, E-mail: cinle@streamyx.com
Mr. Tie Tung Wei, Tel: 699920, Fax: 699803, E-mail: shuntosteel@pd.jaring.my

Food Industry:
Mr. Chai Koh Haw, Tel: 336884, 334092, Fax: 336507, E-mail: muihiongmarketing@yahoo.com

Plastic Industry:
Mr. Wilford Teo Swee Cheng, Tel: 486123, 486122, Fax: 333282, E-mail: wscteo@yahoo.com

Sign Craft Industry:
Mr. Lam Lee Onn, Tel: 480752, 480753, Fax: 331929, E-mail: leon@path.com.my

13.09.12
Honorary Presidents & Honorary Advisors to SMA 2012-2013 were appointed during
2nd Meeting for 34th SMA Council as follows:

Honorary President
Mr. Chai Foh Chin
Former President of SMA
Executive Director of Lee Fah Mee Sdn Bhd
Jalan Semaba, 93250 Kuching
Tel: 082-451121

Honorary President
Dato' Hii Ngo Sing
Former President of SMA
President of Yung Kong Group of Companies
Wisma Hii Yii Ngiik, Jalan Kwong Lee Bank, 93450 Kuching
Tel: 082- 339993

Honorary Advisor
Datu Liaw Soon Eng
Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak
Wisma Sumber Alam, Jalan Stadium, Petra Jaya, 93500 Kuching
Tel: 082-440121

Honorary Advisor
Puan Sabariah Mohd. Sofian
Director of Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Sarawak Branch
Bangunan Bank Negara Malaysia, Jalan Satok, 93400 Kuching
Tel: 082-242099

Honorary Advisor
Puan Noor Azian Romlan
Director of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation, Sarawak
Menara Grand,Jalan Ban Hock
93100 Kuching
Tel: 082-248780

Honorary Advisor
Puan Ursla Unnie Thomas Salang
Director of Small and Medium Enterprises Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp Malaysia) Sarawak Branch
Menara Grand, Jalan Ban Hock
93100 Kuching
Tel: 082-252955

Honorary Advisor
Datu Robert Lian
Director of Immigration Department, Sarawak
Bangunan Sultan Iskandar
Jalan Simpang Tiga
93550 Kuching
Tel: 082-240895

Honorary Advisor
Encik Mohd. Abd. Kadir Johari
General Manager of SIRIM Bhd, Sarawak
Demak Laut Industrial Park
93050 Kuching
Tel: 082-439052

Honorary Advisor
Mr. Li Wing Fong
Former President of SMA
The Managing Director of C. L. Plastics (M) Sdn Bhd
Jalan Datuk Abang Abdul Rahim
93450 Kuching
Tel: 082-336900

Legal Advisor
Mr. Sim Thong Poh
Sim Thong Poh Advocates
Jalan Ang Cheng Ho, 93100 Kuching
Tel: 082-411640

20.09.12
Mr. Lai King Min (President), Mr. Stephen Ung Yuk Woo (Council Member) and some members attended the Briefing on Implementation of Minimum Wages Order 2012 jointly organised by the Department of Labour Sarawak and National Wages Consultative Council, Ministry of Human Resources at Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.

Tuan Haji Mohd Zubir bin Mohd Basri, the Secretary-General of National Wages Consultative Council (Ketua Urusetia, Majlis Perundingan Gaji Negara) delivered a speech before the briefing presented by Mr. August Buma, the Director of Department of Labour Sarawak.

Posted Date: 26 Feb 2013

Activities List

SMA Activities Report (August - September 2016)
SMA Activities Report (July 2016)
SMA Activities Report (April – June 2016)
Program Export Day 2016: Go the Extra Mile
SMA Activities Report (January – March 2016)
Launching Ceremony of the State-Level SK1M Scheme
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2015)
SMA 52th Anniversary Dinner
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2015)
Exporter Forum 2015
Courtesy Call on Consulate General of China & China National Day Reception
Furniture & Home Expo 2015
Called on Honorary Presidents on 17-09-2015
The Management of TM Sarawak visited SMA
Sarawak Grand Timber & SMEs Expo 2015
SMA Activities Report (April – June 2015)
SMA Activities Report (January – March 2015)
Dialogue Session with Deputy Prime Minister
Talks on GST
Review of Minimum Wage
MAJECA / JAMECA Joint Conference
GST Implementation Workshop
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2014)
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2014)
Talk on GST on 25 September 2014
SMA Activities Report (April – June 2014)
Briefing on Financial Assistance Programmes and Incentives for SMEs
Dialogue Session with Deputy Prime Minister
SMA Activities Report (January – March 2014)
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2013)
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2013)
SMA Golden Jubilee Dinner
SMA Activities Report (April - June 2013)
Courtesy Call on Assistant Minister of MID YB Tuan Haji Julaihi Bin Haji Narawi
SMA Activities Report (January – March 2013)
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2012)
Talk on SME Masterplan (2012 - 2020)
Briefing on Exploring Business Opportunities in Guangzhou and Johannesburg
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2012)
Sarawak Trade and Industrial Seminar 2012
Seminar on Opportunities in the Indonesian Market
SMA Activities Report (April - June 2012)
Courtesy Call on Director of DOSH
SMA Activities Report (January – March 2012)
Sarawak Furniture Industry Development Seminar 2012
New Year 2012 Gathering
SMA Activities Report (November - December 2011)
SMA Activities Report (October - November 2011)
MATRADE’s Programme and Dialogue 2011
SMA 48th Anniversary cum Fund Raising Dinner (2)
SMA 48th Anniversary cum Fund Raising Dinner (1)
Called on the Sponsors of SMA Fund Raising Dinner 2011
Sarawak Domestic Investment Seminar 2011
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2011)
Sarawak Economic Transformation Lab 2011
SMA Annual General Meeting 2011
Called on the Director of MITI Sarawak
Called on the Permanent Secretary of MID Sarawak
Micro Financing Open Day
SMA Activities Report (April - June 2011)
SMA Activities Report (January - March 2011)
4th Personal Development Training Course
Briefing on Loan Schemes And Environmental, Health & Safety Regulations
Sarawak Domestic Investment Dialogue and Seminar 2010
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2010)
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2010)
BIMP-EAGA Biz-Expo
High Commissioner of Bangladesh Visited SMA
SMA Activities Report (April - June 2010)
SMA Activities Report (January - March 2010)
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2009)
Buy Malaysia Products Expo (29 Oct - 1 Nov 2009)
Report on the Cost of Doing Business and Dialogue Session with MID
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2009)
SMA Council Members Paid a Visit to BCCK
SMA Activities Report (April - June 2009)
Briefing on Malaysia Benchmarking Index (MBI)
Seminar on Sustaining Malaysia's Competitiveness
Called on DCM and Heads of Government Agencies
SMA Activities Report (January - March 2009)
Buy Malaysia-Made Products Campaign 2009 (January)
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2008)
Personal Development Training Course
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2008)
Notice Board 2/2008
Annual General Meeting 2008 on 18 May 2008
SMA Activities Reports (April - June 2008)
Notice Board 1/2008
Briefing on National Single Window
SMA Activities Report (January - March 2008)
Secretary for Commerce of Maldives High Commission Visit SMA
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2007)
Notice Board 2/2007
Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Seminar
SMA 44th Anniversary Dinner on 11 August 2007
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2007)
SMA Activities Reports (April ¨C June 2007)
Seminar on Motivating Employees (in Mandarin)
Computer Course for Beginners
Notice Board 1/2007
SMA Activities Reports (January ¨C March 2007)
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2006)
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2006)
SMA Delegation visited Sabah International Expo (SIE)
3rd Talk on Computer and ICT
Seminar on Trends and Prospects in Agro-Food Produ
2006 Annual General Meeting
Director of Management Services Division of MATRADE visit SMA
Tax & Financial Planning Workshop
3rd Personal Development Training Course
Courtesy Call to Director of MIDA on 4 May 2006
2nd Talk on ICT (Mandarin Session)
SMA Activities Report (April - June 2006)
Workshop on Cost Reduction
Trade Exhibition in Conjunction with Gerak Usahawan Negeri Sarawak 2006
MATRADE Board of Director Visited SMA & TOCC
Briefing on Market Development Grant (MDG)
Organizing Chairman of SIE visited SMA
Notice Board 1/2006
SMA Activities Report (January - March 2006)
Workshop on Amended Sarawak Labour Ordinance (in Mandarin)
Briefing on Human Resource Requirement
Notice Board 4/2005
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2005)
Workshop on Amended Sarawak Labour Ordinance (in Mandarin)
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2005)
SMA 42nd Anniversary Dinner on 24-9-2005 at Thian Court
Sarawak Investment & Trade Dialogue and Seminar on Opportunities in Manufacturing and Related Service
Workshop on Safe Handling of Chemicals Hazardous to Health at Workplace
Corporate Information Update
SMA Activities Report (April - June 2005)
42nd Anniversary Dinner
Workshop on Safe Handling of Chemicals Hazardous to Health at Workplace
SMA Activities Report (January - March 2005)
Seminar on Globalization on 9.12.2004
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Visit on 14.11.04
Seminar on Food Packaging for Small & Medium Scale Food Industries on 13-10-2004
Sarawak Machinery & Technology Exhibition (S-Matex)
Seminar on How to Implement an Effective ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2004)
Message from Mr Chai Foh Chin, Immediate Past President & Honorary President of SMA
SMA Working Committee 2004-2005
Notice Board 3/2004
A Visit to Sabah International Expo (SIE) 2004 at Sutera Harbour KK from 8 to 10 September 2004
Launching Ceremony of the Sarawak Business Development & Promotion 2004 (Conference, Expo & Entrepreneur Award) at Sarawak Tourism Complex Kuching on 7 September 2004
Seminar on Cargo Transportation: Enhancing Business Competitiveness at Crowne Plaza Riverside on 25 August 2004
Dialogue Session - Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs at Kuching Hilton Hotel on 6 August 2004
Seminar on Food Safety for Agro Food Production & Food Industries at Kuching Hilton Hotel on 22-23 July 2004
Dinner cum Briefing on RHB Bank Products at Hornbill Restaurant on 21 July 2004
Seminar on Trade & Investment Sarawak on 5 July 2004 at Taipei, Taiwan
SMA Activity Report (July - September 2004)
Notice Board 2/2004
SMA Activity Report (April ¨C June 2004)
Visit to Industrial Training Institute, Kota Samarahan
Seminar on Income Tax Self-Assessment 2004
Seminar on Income Tax Self-Assessment 2004 (Mandarin Session)
SMA Activity Report (January - March 2004)
Notice Board 1/2004
Meeting of instant noodle manufacturers and distributors.
Director of Mailfast, Darwin, Australia visited SMA.
Director of HKTDC visited SMA.
Seminar on Tax Audit and Company Directors on 2-3-2004 at Kuching Hilton Hotel.
Launching of Demonstration Project on Cleaner Technology for Sustainable Development on 18-2-2004 at Sundrop Fruit Juices Berhad.
Seminar on Cleaner Technology for Sustainable Development on 18-2-2004 at Kuching Hilton Hotel.
Seminar on Income Tax Self-Assessment 2004
Seminar on ¡°Food Safety and Quality¡±
Presentation of Presidential Appreciation Awards
40th Anniversary Dinner and Relaunch of SMA Website
Notice Board 3/2003
Presentation of Research Report on ¡°Market Orientation and Competitiveness¡±
Courtesy Call to Permanent Secretary of MID
Courtesy Call to Assistant Inspector of the Islamic Affair
Seminar on Safety at and in the Workplace
Economic and Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of Spain visited SMA.
Seminar on Intellectual Property on 16 September 2003 at Merdeka Palace Hotel, Kuching.
Dialogue Session with Minister of International Trade and Industry.
Courtesy call to Director of SMIDEC.
Dialogue Session between Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs and Private Sectors.
Meeting on Economic Stimulus Package.
Sarawak Manufacturers` Association Membership Directory 2003
Seminar on Intellectual Property (Trade Mark, Patent and Industrial Design)

 

 

 


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