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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.

Photo 1:
Seminar on Investment Opportunities in the Resource Based Industries organized by MIDA was held on 18 April 2016.

Photo 2:
Welcoming remarks by Encik Redzuan Abd Rahman, the Director of MIDA Sarawak.

Photo 3:
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.

Photo 1:
The Annual General Meeting 2016 was held on 22 May 2016. The photo shows AGM in progress.

Photo 2:
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)

Council Members:

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)


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

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SMA Activities Report (January – March 2019)
Photo Gallery (October - December 2018) G
Photo Gallery (October - December 2018) F
Photo Gallery (October - December 2018) E
Photo Gallery (October - December 2018) D
Photo Gallery (October - December 2018) C
Photo Gallery (October - December 2018) B
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SMA Activities Report (October - December 2018)
Photo Gallery (July – September 2018) B
Photo Gallery (July – September 2018) A
SMA Activities Report (July – September 2018)
SMA 55th Anniversary Dinner on 5 May 2018
SMA Run on 29 April 2018
SMA Activities Report (April – June 2018)
Call on Minister of MITeC and Sponsors of Dinner
SMA Activities Report (January – March 2018)
Launching of Industrial Revolution 4.0 in December 2017
BNM Carnival of Finance, 23-25 November 2017
Sarawak eCommerce Forum, 7 Nov 2017
Integrity Programme with Chief Minister, 2 Nov 2017
Seminar on Digital Free Trade Zone, 12 Oct 2017
Sarawak Business and Investment Summit, 9 Oct 2017
SMA Activities Report (October - December 2017)
Dialogue Session on Digital Economy in September 2017
Conference on Agriculture and Agro-based Industry in August 2017
Officers from MIDA & POIC visited SMA in August 2017
SMA Activities Report (July - September 2017)
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)
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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