SMA Activities Report (April – June 2014)
Mr.Mohamed Suffri Mohamed Yusop, the Branch Head of Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC), Kuching and Mr. Fidelis Suyong, Executive of CGC, Kuching visited SMA on 10 April 2014.
Mr. Lai King Min (3rd left) was presenting SMA 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee Souvenir Programme and Directory to Mr. Mohamed Suffri Mohamed Yusop. Also seen, from right were Mr. Fidelis Suyong, Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary-General), Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Vice- President), Mr. Stanley Lau Ka Ping and Mr. Tie Tung Wei (Council Members).
Mr.Mohamed Suffri Mohamed Yusop, the Branch Head of Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC), Kuching and Mr. Fidelis Suyong, Executive of CGC, Kuching visited SMA. They were received by Mr. Lai King Min (President), Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Vice- President), Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Secretary-General), Mr. Stanley Lau Ka Ping and Mr. Tie Tung Wei (Council Members).
Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC) was incorporated on 5 July 1972 under the Companies Act 1965 with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), all the commercial banks and finance companies operating in the country as its shareholders. Its main objective is to play a developmental role in supporting the country’s economic development agenda by assisting marginal but potentially viable small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), particularly enterprises without collateral or with inadequate collateral and track record, to obtain financing from the financial institutions. CGC facilitates SMEs access to financing through its guarantee schemes.
Madam Josephine Li (Council Member) and some members attended Briefing on Customs Appeal Tribunal organised by FMM in collaboration with the Customs Appeal Tribunal (CAT). The objective is to create a better awareness on the roles and functions of the Customs Appeal Tribunal.
Mr. Lai King Min (President) and Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Vice-President) attended a Briefing on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community at Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Sarawak
Mr. Lai King Min (President) attended a Discussion on the Issues of Capital Contribution of SESCO convened by Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers' Association (SHEDA)
10th Meeting for 34th SMA Council Meeting was held at SMA Meeting Room.
Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-Operatives & Consumerism, Sarawak Branch invited SMA Council Members to attend Programme on Awareness and Training of Goods and Services Tax (Program Kesedaran dan Latihan GST). Madam Sim Moong Ling from Pico Food Industry Sdn Bhd attended the Programme at Islamic Information Centre, Kuching.
The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-Operatives & Consumerism would organize 1 Malaysia Unified Sale. Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary-General attended the organizing meeting of the event.
The Annual General Meeting 2014 was held at SMA premises. The new office-bearers of SMA were elected at the AGM.
The Annual General Meeting 2014 was held on 18 May 2014. The new office-bearers of SMA were elected at the AGM. The photo shows AGM in progress.
Mr Lai King Min (centre), the President of SMA was chairing the AGM. Also seen were Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo( right), the Secretary-General and Mr. Yeo Jui Yong (left), the Treasurer.
Some members attended Seminar on “Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA): Responsibilities and Obligations of Employers” organized by Malaysian Employers Federation at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Joseph Lau, the Secretary General attended the 240th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
1st Meeting for 35th SMA Council Meeting was held at SMA Meeting Room.
Mr. Lai King Min (President), Mr. Sim Cho Phong (Deputy Secretary-General) and Mr. Chai Koh Haw attended Round Table Meeting (RTM) with Small Medium Industries (SMIs) at Pullman Hotel, Kuching. The meeting was organized by Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Sarawak to discuss the issues faced by SMIs.
YB Datuk Haji Julaihi Bin Haji Narawi (Assistant Minister of Industrial Development [Investment & Promotion] cum Assistant Minister of Rural Development) and Datuk Phang Ah Tong (the First Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Manufacturing & Services Development, MIDA) delivered their remarks at the meeting
YB Datuk Haji Julaihi Bin Haji Narawi (2nd left) Assistant Minister of Industrial Development [Investment & Promotion] cum Assistant Minister of Rural Development and Datuk Phang Ah Tong (2nd right),the First Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Manufacturing & Services Development, MIDA delivered their remarks at the meeting.
Mr. Lai King Min (2nd right), the President; Mr. Chai Koh Haw (3rd right) and Mr. Sim Cho Phong (4th left), the Deputy Secretary-General were attending the Round Table Meeting.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended the Industrial Estate Maintenance Committee Meeting at Ministry of Industrial Development, Wisma Sumber Alam, Kuching.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended the State Level Special Taskforce to Facilitate Business (PEMUDAH) meeting at Bilik Gerakan Negeri, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended a Discussion on Construction Industry Master Plan 2 (CIMP 2) 2016-2020. The meeting was organized by Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) at Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching. The Focus of discussion were new products/services, efficiency, internal capability, external readiness, workforce, technology, accreditation and training & quality assessment.
Madam Mariana Ung , the Vice-President attended a meeting convened by SME Corporation Malaysia at the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Sarawak Branch.
The meeting was chaired by Encik Abdul Aziz Sharkawi, the Director of Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Sarawak Branch. The participants were discussing the activities organized by SME Corp , that were SME Week 2014 and Program MyOutlet (Special for Food & Beverage Industries) at the meeting.
The meeting was chaired by Encik Abdul Aziz Sharkawi (left), also seen was Puan Ursla Unnie Thomas Salang.
Madam Mariana Ung (2nd right) , the Vice-President attended the meeting.
Human Resources Development Bhd (Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad [ PSMB]) organized a seminar for HRDF & Non-HRDF Employers at Hilton Hotel, Kuching. Some members attended the Seminar with an objective to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas on the current issues in Human Capital Management in Sarawak.
SME Corporation Malaysia organized a Business Matching between My Outlets Pte Ltd and Food & Beverage Industries at Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC), Kuching. My Outlets Pte Ltd was founded in April 2013 in Singapore.
The Business Matching was to assist SME Food Manufacturers to promote and market their Food & Beverages Products into Singapore.
Some member manufacturers, including Syarikat Kion Hoong Cooking Oil Mills Sdn Bhd，Lee Fah Mee Sdn Bhd, Sundrop Fruit Juices Berhad and Leaves Food Industries Sdn Bhd attended the Business Matching.
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Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended the launching ceremony of the Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) Sarawak 20th anniversary and Briefing of the 6th Sarawak Chief Minister’s Environmental Award (CMEA) 2014 at Imperial Hotel, Kuching.
Posted Date: 20 Jun 2015