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SMA Activities Report (January – March 2013)

Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) has been commissioned by the State Government to conduct a study entitled “Baseline Study on Expatriates and Other Non-Resident (Foreigners) Employees in Sarawak”. On 29 January 2013, Ms. Nur Asmida Binti Arzmi the Assistant Research Manager of SDI together with researchers from Universiti Teknologi MARA Sarawak visited SMA to discuss with Mr. Lai King Min, the President and Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary-General, to collect their feedback and insights relating to the topic above.

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Group photo after Discussion on “Baseline Study on Expatriates and Other Non-Resident (Foreigners) Employees in Sarawak”.

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From right: Ms. Jennifer Santa Liman (Research Assistant, UiTM), Dr. Abdul Rahman Saili (Researcher, UiTM) and Mr. Nicholas Amin (Researcher, UiTM) at the Discussion with SMA.

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From left: Ms. Nur Asmida Binti Arzmi (Assistant Research Manager, SDI) and Dr. Norseha Unin (Researcher, UiTM) at the Discussion with SMA.


18.01.13
Mr. Lai King Min, the President and some Council Members attended the Official Opening Ceremony of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Kuching Branch. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), one of the world’s largest banks, has officially opened its first branch in Sarawak at Jalan Padungan, Kuching, within the city’s vibrant commercial centre.

29.01.13
Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) has been commissioned by the State Government to conduct a study entitled “Baseline Study on Expatriates and Other Non-Resident (Foreigners) Employees in Sarawak”. Ms. Nur Asmida Binti Arzmi the Assistant Research Manager of SDI together with researchers from Universiti Teknologi MARA Sarawak visited SMA to discuss with Mr. Lai King Min, the President and Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary-General, to collect their feedback and insights relating to the topic above.

07.02.13
Mr. Tie Tung Wei, a Council Member attended a Seminar on Updated Import Mechanism for Iron and Steel Products jointly organized by MITI, CIDB, and SIRIM. The seminar aims to update all affected importers of iron, steel and aluminium products to the new scope of implementation and to provide platform for the companies to highlight related matters.

3 papers were presented at the seminar as follows:

Paper 1: General Importation Policy - Latest Iron And Steel Policy by Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia (MITI).

Paper 2: Tariff Lines for Iron and Steel, Determining the Right Tariff Lines
by Royal Malaysian Customs.

Paper 3: Methods of Importation by SIRIM QAS International / CIDB.

20.02.13
Mr. Lai King Min (President) and Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary -General) attended the Chinese New Year Gathering hosted by Sarawak Timber Association at Wisma STA, Kuching.

22.02.13
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended a Pocket Talk Session: Matrade’s 2013 Programmes (Trade Promotion and Exporters Capacity Building) at Matrade Sarawak. The talks is organised to share and update the government agencies, trade associations as well as chambers of commerce on MATRADE's 2013 trade promotion programmes, capacity building programmes as well as to discuss any issues related to trade promotion programmes such as Market Development Grant (MDG).

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Puan Noor Azian Romlan (left), the Director of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), Sarawak Branch was presenting at the Matrade Pocket Talk. Mr. Yeo Eng Hock (2nd right), the Executive Secretary attended the Matrade’s Pocket Talk Session.

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The representatives of Government Agencies and Trade Associations attended the Matrade’s Pocket Talk Session.


24.02.13
The Kuching South City Council (MBKS) held it Chinese New Year Open house on the 15th day of the Chinese New Year(Yuan Xiao Jie). 70 Corporate Bodies, Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations, included SMA member manufacturers: Syarikat Kion Hoong Cooking Oil Mills Sdn Bhd, Kayusar Sdn Bhd and Amalgamated Batteries Manufacturing (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd served complimentary food, beverages and gifts as part of their corporate social responsibility.

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YAB Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak; YB Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh, the Second Minister of Finance cum the Minister of Local Government and Community Development; Dato James Chan, the Mayor of Kuching South City delivered their speech at the opening ceremony. Photo shows: YB Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh was delivering his speech.

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88 lion dance troupes performed at MBKS Chinese New Year Open House.

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MBKS Chinese New Year Open House attracted many visitors.

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Syarikat Kion Hoong Cooking Oil Mills Sdn Bhd, a member manufacturer of SMA participated in the MBKS Chinese New Year Open House to serve complimentary gifts as part of their corporate social responsibility. Photo shows: Mr. Stephen Ung Yuk Woo (left) at the booth of Syarikat Kion Hoong Cooking Oil Mills Sdn Bhd.

Photo 5
Kayusar Sdn Bhd, a member manufacturer of SMA participated in the MBKS Chinese New Year Open House to serve complimentary food as part of their corporate social responsibility.

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Amalgamated Batteries Manufacturing (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, a member manufacturer of SMA participated in the MBKS Chinese New Year Open House to serve complimentary food as part of their corporate social responsibility.


05.03.13
Mr. Stanley Lau Ka Ping, a Council Member and some members attended a Briefing on Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012 at Islamic Information Center, Kuching. The Briefing was presented by Mr. Dzulzalani bin Eden, Assistant Director of Labour Department Sarawak.

07.03.13
Mr. Joseph Lau, the Secretary General attended the 233rd Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

16.03.13
Mr. Chai Koh Haw, a Council Members attended a Talk on “Culture and Economy” in conjunction with the CEO Programme 2012-2013 jointly organized by Raffles Business Institute, Singapore and Tsinghua University, China from 14 – 15 March 2013 held in Kuching. Two papers presented at the Talk on “Culture and Economy” were “Spirit of the Century-Old Tsinghua” and “ASEAN-China in the next decade ”.

21.03.13
Mr. Tie Tung Wei, a Council Member attended Networking Session on Competitiveness held by Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching. Two papers were presented at the Networking Session, ie “Briefing on State’s Macroeconomic Development” by State Economic Planning Unit Sarawak and “Malaysia’s Competitiveness: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities and Briefing on Executive Opinion Survey (EOS)” by
Ms. Noeline Chanan Singh, the Manager, Global Competitiveness Department, Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC). The session included Executive Opinion Survey for “IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2013”. (IMD = International Institute for Management Development)

29.03.13 - 31.03.13
SMA Member Manufacturers, Leaves Food Industries Sdn Bhd and Pico Food Industry Sdn Bhd participated in an exhibition in conjunction with CycleFest Sarawak at Padang Merdeka, Kuching. CycleFest Sarawak was organized by Sarawak Cycling Association.

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Pico Food Industry Sdn Bhd participated in the exhibition.

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Leaves Food Industries Sdn Bhd participated in the exhibition.

Posted Date: 22 Sep 2013

Activities List

SMA Activities Report (April – June 2017)
Hari Raya Aidilfitri Visit on 25 June 2017
SMA Annual General Meeting 2017
Sarawak Timber and SME Expo 2017
SMA Activities Report (March 2017)
SMA Activities Report (January – February 2017)
SMA Activities Report (November - December 2016)
SMA Activities Report (October 2016)
Trade Mission to Indonesia
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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