SMA Activities Report (April - June 2013)
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.
4th Meeting for 34th SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room.
Mr. Chai Koh Haw, Council Member attended a Seminar on 10th China-Asean Expo (CAExpo2013) organized by MATRADE in collaboration with the CAExpo Secretariat at Grand Margherita, Kuching. CAExpo2013 will be held in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang, China from 20th to 24th September 2013.
Mr. Peter Chai Mui Seng, Council Member attended a Dialogue Session with Business Organizations jointly organized by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) and Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) at Pullman Hotel, Kuching.
A Dialogue Session with Business Organizations jointly organized by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) and Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) at Pullman Hotel, Kuching on 19 April 2013.
Mr. Peter Chai Mui Seng (3rd left), Council Member attended the Dialogue Session with Business Organizations.
Dr. Marcus Lee, the Chairman of International China Investment Forum (ICIF) organizing committee visited SMA. The forum will be held in Kuching BCCK in the end of 2014 or early 2015.
Mr. Wilford Teo Swee Cheng and Mr. Tie Tung Wei, Council Members attended the Industrial Estate Maintenance Committee Meeting at Ministry of Industrial Development (MID), Sarawak.
Mr. Joseph Lau, the Secretary General attended the 234th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
5th Meeting for 34th SMA Council & 1st Dinner Organizing Meeting was held at SMA Meeting Room.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping, the Vice-President attended Media Conference & Lunch of SME Seminar and Exhibition (SME BizFest 2013) at Hilton Hotel, Kuching. SME BizFest 2013 was held by Telekom Malaysia Bhd at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) on 18 June 2013.
SMA Annual General Meeting 2013 was held at SMA premises.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary-General attended Farewell Ceremony for Puan Sabariah Mohd. Sofian,the Director of Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Sarawak Branch at Bilik Santubong, Bangunan Bank Negara, Kuching.
SMA Council Members, led by Mr. Lai King Min, the President paid a courtesy call on YB Tuan Haji Julaihi Bin Haji Narawi, the Assistant Minister of Industrial Development (Investment & Promotion) and Assistant Minister of Rural Development. SMA Council invited YB as the Patron to SMA from 2013-2014.
07.06.13 - 08.06.13
SMA Member Manufacturers (Chuan Ming Sdn Bhd, Kayusar Sdn Bhd, Soon Onn Brothers Furniture Sdn Bhd, Lee Fah Mee Sdn Bhd, Chenson Health Products Sdn Bhd, Lasme Enterprise Sdn Bhd and Leaves Food Industries Sdn Bhd) participated in the Sarawak Grand Timber Expo and Sarawak Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Expo 2013.
The Expo 2013, jointly organized by the Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) in conjunction with STIDC 40th Anniversary and the Ministry of Industrial Development (MID), Sarawak in conjunction with the SMEs Week. 200 booths of products were displayed by the local timber producers and manufacturers as well as products of the SMEs.
Mr. Lai King Min attended the launching of Inside Sarawak published by the Inside Investor, officiated by YAB Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak Hilton Hotel, Kuching. The report highlights the current status of economic projects in Sarawak, particularly on the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) the Samalaju Industrial Park, Tanjung Manis Halal Hub and so forth.
Inside Investor is a global company founded in 2011 with offices in Manila, Dubai, Hong Kong and Barcelona that provides up-to-date business information and data enabling investors at all levels to identify investment opportunities in key emerging markets based on a highly comprehensive portfolio of information and services through multiple platforms – web portals, printed investment reports and events in the form of seminars, conferences and webinars.
YAB Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Chief Minister of Sarawak was looking at the Inside Sarawak 2013 bunting during the launching of the report at Hilton Hotel, Kuching on 12 June 2013. Also seen was Puan Sri Ragad Kurdi.
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping, the Vice-President and some members attended Seminar on “Government Initiatives to Propel the Services Sector” organised by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching. Paper on Domestic Investment Strategic Fund (DISF) was presented by Mr. Ruhizam Idris, the Director of MIDA Sarawak at the Seminar.
Some SMA members attended SME Seminar and Exhibition (SME BizFest 2013), an annual event organised by Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) at at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK). The Objectives of SME BizFest as follows:
(1) To provide ideal and customized business solutions and consultation, especially for SOHO and small enterprises.
(2) To showcase the best of business solutions and ICT advancements that exists.
(3) To enhance and boost SME businesses domestically and internationally
(4) To provide a synergetic ICT showcase
YB Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, the Minister of Housing cum Minister of Tourism, Sarawak at SME Social Media booth, after he officiated the opening ceremony of BizFest organised by Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) on 18 June 2013.
Mr. Lai king Min, the President attended Kuching Chinese General Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCGCCI) 123th Anniversary Dinner at Pullman Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Lai king Min, the President attended Lunch & Luncheon Talk organized by Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) at Hilton Hotel, Kuching. Two topics "Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement" and "Global Macro and Interest Rate Outlook 2H2013"were presented at the Luncheon Talk.
Some members attended Seminar on“Food Safety Standard: The Opportunity and Challenge” organized by NLC General Pest Control Sdn Bhd at Hilton Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended a meeting on Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year (EOYS) Awards 2013 at the Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak. EOYS Awards is organised by the Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak in association with the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Ernst & Young. EOYS is a prestigious Award Programme held annually to honour and acknowledge exceptional entrepreneurial talent and leadership.
Mr. Joseph Lau, the Secretary General attended the 235th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
28.06.13 – 30.06.13
Some members visited Entrepreneur Information Fiesta (Fiesta Informasi Keusahawanan) in conjunction with the SME Week 2013 organised by SME Corp. Sarawak & Chief Minister Department (Enterpreneur Unit) at Plaza Merdeka Mall, Kuching.
Posted Date: 12 May 2014