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SMA Activities Report (October - December 2017)

03.10.17
Mr. Joseph Lau, the President of SMA met Mr. Navin Manghan, Vice President of MIT Academy Sdn Bhd to discuss the future collaborations between SMA and MIT Academy. Mr. Sim Thong Poh (Legal Advisor), Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President) and Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General) also attended the discussion at Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching.

05.10.17
Madam Josephine Li (Council Member) attended meeting of Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) East Malaysia Region at Pejabat Pusat Khidmat Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak. A Briefing on Management System Certification, conducted by Encik Fadil, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) at the meeting.

09.10.17
Mr. Lai King Min (Honorary President), Mr. Joseph Lau (President), Mdm. Mariana Ung (Vice-President), Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General) and Mr. Stephen Ung(Assistant Treasurer) attended the Sarawak Business and Investment Summit 2017 organised by Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute at Hilton Hotel Kuching.

10.10.17
Mr. Chiou Huey Ping (Honorary Advisor to SMA) and some members attended Update Session on MIDF Government Financial Assistance Programs organized by Malaysian Industrial Development Finance (MIDF).

12.10.17
Madam Mariana Ung Siew Chin (Vice-President of SMA) and some members attended Malaysia Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) & SME Onboarding Program organised by Ministry of International Trade and E-Commerce, Sarawak at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching.

20.10.17
Mr. Lai King Min, Honorary President attended the Special Task Force To Facilitate Business Sarawak (SAMUDAH) Meeting at Bilik Gerakan Negeri, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

21.10.17
Mr. Chai Foh Chin (Honorary Advisor), Mr. Joseph Lau (President) and some members attended Luncheon Forum on Pre-State Budget 2018 organised by The Institute of Management Sarawak.

23.10.17
Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the Council Members Installation Dinner of Kuching Chinese General Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCGCCI).


25.10.17
7th Meeting for 36th SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room.

27.10.17
Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the 267th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

28.10.17
Mr. Joseph Lau (President), Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General), Mr. Lam Lee Onn, Mr. Louis Hii, Mr. Chai Tze Bui (Council Members) and Mr. Yeo Eng Hock (Executive Secretary) attended SMA Breakfast Networking at 38 Food Street, at icom Square, Pending Road, Kuching.

02.11.17
Madam Mariana Ung, Mr. Ben Tien (Vice-Presidents), Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General), Mr. Sim Cho Phong (Deputy Secretary-General), Mr. Tie Tung Wei (Treasurer), Mr. Stephen Ung (Assistant Treasurer) and 4 Council Members attended “Integrity Programme with the Chief Minister of Sarawak 2017” at Pullman Hotel, Kuching. The programme was organized by the state government through the Chief Minister’s Department (Integrity and Ombudsman Unit). Themed ‘Empowering Integrity and Governance for Sustainable Development’, the event was officiated by YAB Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, the Chief Minister of Sarawak.

02.11.17
Some members attended “HRDF Dialogue Session with Registered Employers 2017” at Hilton Hotel, Kuching. The purpose of this dialogue session was to discuss feedbacks, inputs and recommendations for improvements that correspond within the Government’s strategic agenda.

04.11.17
Mr. Chai Tze Bui, Council Member attended Teh Tarik Session Event organized by Sarawak Digital Economy Entrepreneur Association (SDEEA) at MaGIC Sarawak, Borneo744, Kuching. The seminar was introducing the development of Sarawak Digital Economy.

The digital economy is a new economic system of transactions conducted over the internet, in which digital technologies are widely used. Transactions across the network between businesses, consumers and governments are rapidly growing. Digital economy will enable Sarawak to reach out to global business community, as well as to forge international business collaborations.

07.11.17
Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President), Mr. Sim Cho Phong (Deputy Secretary-General), Mr. Tie Tung Wei (Treasurer), Mr. Stephen Ung (Assistant Treasurer) and some members attended Sarawak eCommerce Forum 2017, organized by the Ministry of International Trade and eCommerce Sarawak at Imperial Hotel Kuching.

YAB Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, the Chief Minister said that the state would continue to provide the necessary facilities for the development of e-commerce, to maximise the resources and products available in the state. YB Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh, Minister of International Trade and E-Commerce also attended the forum.

16.11.17
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the President attended Tax and Business Summit 2017 organised by KPMG Tax Services Sdn Bhd at Hilton Hotel, Kuching.

17.11.17
Some members attended Seminar on Tax & GST Changes & Impact on Budget organized by AccountSoft Enterprise Sdn Bhd at Pullman Hotel, Kuching. The Seminar was presented by Mr. Jacky Chan, Advisory Director of YYC GST Consultants Sdn Bhd.

21.11.17
Mr. Joseph Lau (President) and Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General) attended the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK). The 3 day Forum was jointly organized by Sarawak Centre of Performance Excellence (SCOPE) and the World Islamic Economic Foundation (WIEF). The forum was officiated by YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Malaysia.

22.11.17
Some members attended Supply Chain Conference, themed “MNCs & SMEs Supply Chain Development & Opportunities” for East Malaysia at USCI Hotel, Kuching. The Conference jointly organised by Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Regional Corridor Development Authority (RECODA) and General Electric (GE), was officiated by Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais, Assistant Minister for Entrepreneur and Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) Development on behalf of the Chief Minister of Sarawak.

24.11.17
Mr. Joseph Lau (President) and Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General) attended Dialogue Session with the Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) at BNM, Kuching . The dialogue was chaired by Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim, the Governor of BNM, provided an effective avenue for industry players and the business community to exchange views and discuss common issues.

24.11.17
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Secretary-General attended the Grants and Certificate Presenting Ceremony of Registry of Society (ROS) at Indian Association Kuching. ROS Sarawak honoured and recognited 22 of the oldest Associations in Kuching (established over 60 years) which still active and fulfilled all the necessary requirements of ROS. Besides that, ROS given out grants (RM10,000 for 10 Associations) for those Associations who performed outstanding work for their community.

24.11.17
Some members attended SME Financing Forum in conjunction with the Carnival of Finance (Karnival Kewangan) Sarawak at CityOne Mall in Kuching from 23 to 25 November 2017. For further information on Financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), please log on to: www.smasarawak.com.my/cgi/subissues.cgi?file=149is.txt

25.11.17
Mr. Lai King Min, Honorary President attended Talk on GST Ambassadors Programme conducted by Royal Malaysia Customs Department at Wee Boon Ping Hall, Wisma Chinese Chambers, Kuching. Knowledgeable Customs Officers (GST Ambassadors) provided free advice to Goods and Services Tax (GST) and helped businesses in solving their GST issues and guided them in following the right procedures in paying the consumption tax.

04.12.17
Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Executive Secretary attended the launching of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 Initiatives in Sarawak organized by the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) at Hilton Hotel, Kuching. The launching ceremony was officiated by Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais, Assistant Minister for Entrepreneur and Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) Development on behalf of the Chief Minister of Sarawak.

05.12.17
Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the 268th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

11.12.17
Madam Rita Ting, the Council Member and some members attended Outreach Programme Industry 4.0 (Industrial Revolution 4.0). The program was organized by SME Corp under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry. YB Datuk Chua Tee Yong, the Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry said that the Ministry will help Malaysian businesses nationwide to prepare for megatrend changes and contemporary developments, when he officiated the Programme held at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching.

13.12.17
Mr. Ben Tien, the Vice-President attended Seminar on Global Logistics and Supply Chain organized by MiceVision Management Sdn Bhd (MV International) at Roxy Hotel, Kuching. This event is aim to gather professionals and top management from logistics, supply chain, manufacturing and other various industries to discuss and network on the issues, challenges, opportunities and knowledge sharing.

13.12.17
Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, the President attended the Public Service Gathering (Hari Perkhidmatan Awam / Civil Service Day) at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching. The gathering was officiated by Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, the Chief minister of Sarawak. Around 5,000 civil servants from both state and federal departments, statutory bodies and government-linked companies (GLCs), as well as those from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the private sector attended the gathering.

The Chief Minister also launched the Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) and unveiled the first version of the Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy Book 2018-2022, heralding the start of digitalisation transformation of Sarawak to be at the forefront of the digital world.

18.12.17
Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the 269th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

13th World Islamic Economic Forum

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13th World Islamic Economic Forum was held from 21 - 23 November 2017 at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching.

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The forum was officiated by YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia. YAB Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg (right), the Chief Minister of Sarawak was present.

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The international forum attracted two thousand participants.

Supply Chain Conference for East Malaysia

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Supply Chain Conference, themed “MNCs & SMEs Supply Chain Development & Opportunities” for East Malaysia was held on 22 November 2017 at UCSI Hotel, Kuching. The Conference was jointly organised by MIDA, RECODA and General Electric.

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From left: Mr. Kasvenda Bin Kassim (Head of SIRIM Bhd, Sarawak), Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (President of SMA) and Mr. Redzuan Abd Rahman (Director of MIDA Sarawak) posed for a photo.

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Mr. Lai King Min (left), Honorary President attended Talk on GST Ambassadors Programme conducted by Royal Malaysia Customs Department at Wee Boon Ping Hall, Wisma Chinese Chambers Kuching, presented by knowledgeable customs officers (called GST Ambassadors) on 25 November 2017.

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Mr. Yeo Eng Hock, the Secretary-General attended the Grants and Certificate Presenting Ceremony of Registry of Society (ROS) on 24 November 2017at Indian Association Kuching.

Posted Date: 4 Sep 2018

Activities List

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)
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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