SMA Activities Report (April – June 2016)
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended Workshop on Promotion and Clinic of Industry Excellence Award 2016 at Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC), Kuching.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary-General attended a Discussion on Stakeholder Engagement for Connection Chargers at Auditorium, Menara Sarawak Energy, Kuching. The Discussion was convened by Ministry of Public Utilities Sarawak.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended the Best Indonesian Migrant Workers awards presentation ceremony at Hilton Hotel, Kuching. The event was organized by the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Kuching. YB Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing, the Minister of Land Development Sarawak attended the presentation ceremony on behalf of YAB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem, Chief Minister of Sarawak.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended a networking dinner hosted by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) at Imperial Hotel, Kuching.
Mr. Ben Tien Khiong Chin, the Vice-President and some members attended Program Export Day 2016: Go the Extra Mile, held at Imperial Hotel Kuching. It is an annual event and was formerly known as Exporters Forum. Export Day 2016: Go the Extra Mile in Sarawak is one of MATRADE's initiatives to establish Sarawakian entrepreneurs to penetrate the international market and it also serves as a platform where the local business communities could source for relevant information pertaining to exports and many more.
The event was officiated by YB Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah bin Ali Hasan, Minister of Resource Planning & Environment II and Minister of Industrial Development (MID) Sarawak on behalf of YAB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem, the Chief Minister of Sarawak and was accompanied by MATRADE’s chief executive officer Dato’ Dzulkifli Mahmud.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended a Seminar on Investment Opportunities in the Resource Based Industries at Pullman Hotel, Kuching. The Seminar was organized by Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA).
Four seminar papers were presented at the seminar.
(1) Investment Opportunities in the Resource Based Industries presented by Mr. Mohd Rasli Muda , Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA);
(2) Business and Investment Opportunities in Sarawak presented by Mr. Charles Siaw, Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak (MID);
(3) MIDF Government Financial Assistance Programmes presented by Encik Mohd Suffian Bin Bolhassan, Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad (MIDF);
(4) Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy - Powering the Future presented by Mr. Lester Matthew, State Planning Unit Sarawak.
Seminar on Investment Opportunities in the Resource Based Industries organized by MIDA was held on 18 April 2016.
Welcoming remarks by Encik Redzuan Abd Rahman, the Director of MIDA Sarawak.
Speakers from left: Mr. Charles Siaw, Mr. Mohd Rasli Muda and Encik Mohd Suffian Bin Bolhassan.
“Investment Opportunities in the Resource Based Industries” was presented by Mr. Mohd Rasli Muda (centre), the Director of Food Technology & Sustainable Resources Division, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA).
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Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended PEMUDAH Peringkat Negeri Sarawak Meeting at Bilik Gerakan Negeri, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching. (PEMUDAH = Special Taskforce to Facilitate Business)
Mr. Chai Foh Chin (Honorary President) and Mdm. Mariana Ung Siew Chin (Vice-President) attended Roundtable Session with Dato’ CM Vignaesvaran, HRDF's CEO. SMA objects the move by the Human Resources Development Berhad (HRDF) to convert unutilised funds under the 1Malaysia Globally Recognised Industry Professional Certificate Programme (1MYGRIP).
11th Meeting for 35th SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, Secretary-General attended the 2nd Founding Meeting of Sarawak Business Federation Meeting at Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak.
Mr. Lai King Min, the President attended Networking Dinner with MATRADE's Board of Director at Rock Road Seafood Restaurant, Kuching.
The Annual General Meeting 2016 was held at SMA premises. The new office-bearers of SMA were elected at the AGM.
The Annual General Meeting 2016 was held on 22 May 2016. 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.
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the Secretary General attended the 258th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Some members attended MEF Workshop on Handling Dismissal Cases at the Industrial Court & Misconduct - Punctuality, Absenteeism and Moral Turpitude at Hilton Hotel, Kuching.
Some members attended Briefing Programme for SMEs about the various initiatives and programmes for the development of SME entrepreneurs business at Imperial Hotel, Kuching.
The Briefing was organized by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in collaboration with SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp.), the Association of banks in Malaysia (ABM), Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC), and The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK).
Mr. Lau Tiong Ing, Council Member attended Industrial Estate (Demak Laut Industrial Park) Maintenance Committee Meeting at Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak (MID), Kuching.
1st Meeting for 36th SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room. Election among elected Council Members to be the various office-bearers and appointment of three Council Members from SMA Members during the Meeting.
SMA Council Members 2016-2017
President: Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (Trans Paint Coatings Sdn Bhd)
Vice-President (Internal Affairs): Mdm. Mariana Ung Siew Chin (Syarikat Kion Hoong Cooking Oil Mills Sdn Bhd)
Vice-President (External Affairs): Mr. Ben Tien Khiong Chin (Cinle Concrete Products Industries Sdn Bhd)
Secretary-General: Mr. Stephen Hii Hium Ung (Kayusar Sdn Bhd)
Deputy Secretary-General: Mr. Sim Cho Phong (Pico Food Industry Sdn Bhd)
Treasurer: Mr. Tie Tung Wei (Shunto Steel Industries Sdn Bhd)
Assistant Treasurer: Mr. Stephen Ung Yuk Woo (Sin Cheong Plastic & Metal Wares Mfg Co Sdn Bhd)
Mdm. Josephine Li Fang Ying (Plastic Pipe Industries Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Chai Tze Bui ( Mui Hiong Foodstuff Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Stanley Lau Ka Ping (Li Nguon Bricks Factory Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Lau Tiong Ing (Skill Offset Printers Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Louis Hii Lu Yik (Yung Kong Metal Works Co Bhd)
Mr. Wilford Teo Swee Cheng (Saplastic Industries Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Lam Lee Onn (Path Advertising Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Peter Chai Mui Seng (DPI Paints Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Thomas Wong Ing Siu (Poh Yong Tiles Industries Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Ng Mong Kia (Chenson Health Products Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Andy Kho Kak Hee (AHE Ceilings Sdn Bhd)
Madam Rita Ting Leng Ping (Sundrop Fruit Juices Berhad)
Ms Vanessa Ung Lih Yuh (Kion Hoong Chemicals Sdn Bhd)
COUNCIL MEMBERS OF SARAWAK MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION 2016-2017
Seated from left to right:
Lam Lee Onn, Ben Tien Khiong Chin (Vice-President), Mariana Ung Siew Chin (Vice-President), Li Wing Fong (Honorary President), Dato' Hii Ngo Sing (Honorary President), Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (President), Stephen Hii Hium Ung (Secretary-General), Tie Tung Wei (Treasurer), Sim Cho Phong (Deputy Secretary-General).
Back row from left to right:
Andy Kho Kak Hee, Louis Hii Lu Yik, Stanley Lau Ka Ping, Lau Tiong Ing, Peter Chai Mui Seng, Stephen Ung Yuk Woo (Assistant Treasurer), Wilford Teo Swee Cheng, Josephine Li Fang Ying, Rita Ting Leng Ping, Chai Tze Bui.
Lai King Min (Honorary President), Ng Mong Kia, Thomas Wong Ing Siu, Vanessa Ung Lih Yuh.
Posted Date: 31 Jul 2016