Photo shows Ms Tang Yeth Fong, KPMG Tax director was explaining corporate tax during the Seminar.
Some members attended Stakeholders Workshop on Industrial Relations Act, 1967 Amendment organized by the Department of Industrial Relations (Jabatan Perhubungan Perusahaan) Sarawak, an agency of Ministry of Human Resources at Pullman Hotel Kuching.
The Industrial Relations Act 1967 provides for the regulation of relations between employers and workmen or employee and their trade union and the prevention and settlement of trade disputes.
This Act emphasizes on direct negotiation between employers and workmen or employees and their trade unions to settle their differences and to regulate their collective relationship and to settle any dispute arising therefrom through their own effort and through mutually agreed procedures with minimal government intervention.
This Act provides the power to the Ministry of Human Resources to intervene and to refer at any stage any trade dispute to the Industrial Court for arbitration.
Mr. Lai King Min (President), Mdm. Mariana Ung Siew Chin (Vice-President), Mr. John Ting Kee Hoo , Mr. Tie Tung Wei (Council Members) and some members attended a Briefing on Exploring Business Opportunities in China (Guangzhou) and South Africa (Johannesburg) organized by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) Sarawak at Hilton Hotel, Kuching.
The briefing was aimed to update Malaysian companies especially in Sarawak on the business opportunities and the challenges when doing business in Guangzhou and Johannesburg. This briefing also introduced MATRADE online services and other ICT facilities provided by MATRADE.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended the Industrial Estate Maintenance Committee Meeting at Ministry of Industrial Development (MID), Sarawak.
Mdm. Mariana Ung Siew Chin (Vice-President), Mr. Stephen Ung Yuk Woo,
Mr. John Ting Kee Hoo and some members attended a Talk on SME Masterplan (2012 - 2020) organized by SME Corporation Malaysia at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Joseph Lau, the Secretary General attended the 231st Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended SCCI 61st Anniversary Dinner at Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.
Some members attended UNIDO IEEMMS Program Awareness Workshop at FMM Sarawak Office.
Industrial Energy Efficiency for Malaysian Manufacturing Sector (IEEMMS) is a project funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and executed by the Unuited Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).
The topics discussed at the workshop included overview on Energy Management and UNIDO programme, what is ISO50001, benefits for SME’s on implementation and how to implement ISO50001.
Some members attended Briefing on Implementation of Medical Insurance Coverage of
Foreign Workers (Taklimat Bersama Majikan Mengenal Pelaksanaan Skim Perlindungan Insurans Kesihatan Pekerja Asing) organized by the Immigration Department Sarawak at Auditorium, Islamic Information Centre, Kuching.
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended the Opening Ceremony of new Kubah Ria Complex at Jalan Matang, Kuching. The ceremony was officiated by YAB Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak.
YB Datuk Talib Zulpilip, the Assistant Minister of Tourism and chairman of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) said that the new Kubah Ria Complex had a total of 93 units, of which 44 are food stalls when he was delivering his welcoming speech. The new Kubah Ria Complex was redeveloped by SEDC to replace the old Kubah Ria premises which was built in 1983 with a total of 59 units.
Ms. Josephine Li Fang Ying (Council Member) attended meeting of Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) East Malaysia Region at Pejabat Pusat Khidmat Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak.
Mr. Lam Lee Onn, Council Member attended Briefing and Dialogue on the Local Authorities (Advertisements) By-Laws 2012 and Guidelines on Advertisements at Public Places for Local Authorities in Sarawak at Auditorium, Council of the City of Kuching South (MBKS).
The reduction of licence fees for the erection and display of advertisements from RM350 per square metre per year, previously, to RM100 per square metre per year for the first 20 square metres and RM70 for every additional square metre per year, for areas under the City Councils and Municipal Councils. For areas under the District Councils, the licence fee is reduced from RM175 per square metre per year to RM70 per square metre per year for the first 20 square metres and RM50 for every additional square metre per year.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping, the Vice-President attended Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) Integrity Day Dinner at Dewan Asajaya, Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Vice-President), Mr. Stephen Ung Yuk Woo and Mr. Stanley Lau Ka Ping (Council Members) attended Seminar on Human Resource Management for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Business Owners at Hilton Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping, the Vice-President attended the Launching of Sarawak Career and Training Fair (SCaT) 2012 officiated by YAB Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching. SCaT was organized by Human Resources Development Unit, Chief Minister Department, Sarawak.
13.12.12 - 14.12.12
Some members attended Synergies Network for Women Entrepreneurs (Jaringan Sinergi Usahawan Wanita) organized by SME Corp. Malaysia at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching.
3rd Meeting for 34th SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room.
Mr. Louis Hii (Council Member) and some members attended Workshop on "Get Malaysian Business Online" (GMBO) organised by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) at Grand Continental Hotel, Kuching.
GMBO Programme is a national initiative by Google Malaysia, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), My Domain Registry and ITrain to help Malaysian businesses set up websites and be active online to widen their market and increase sales.