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SMA Activities Report (July – September 2019)

Mr. Chai Foh Chin (Honorary Advisor), Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President), Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General) and some members attended Briefing and Dialogue Session on Minimum Wages Order (Revised 2018) conducted by National Wages Consultative Council on 1 July2019 at Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites, Kuching. They raised their feedback and suggestion on the minimum wage at the Dialogue Session.

Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the 282nd Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting on 2 July 2019 at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

Mr. Lee Chee Fan (Kayusar Sdn Bhd) and Ms Linsay Anak Bade (Raya Khas Sdn Bhd) attended a Workshop on Employment of Foreign Workers in SMEs on 17 July 2019 at Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites. The workshop was organized by Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) in collaboration with International Labour Organization (ILO), aimed at identifying the current issues and challenges faced by SMEs.

Mr. Joseph Lau (President), Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General), Mr. Stephen Ang (Deputy Secretary-General) and some members attended a talk on Digitalization for Industries: Transforming Industry Together, organized by Siemens Malaysia Sdn Bhd on 19 July 2019 at Hilton Kuching.

Some members attended a Seminar on "Packaging & Labelling for Export Markets: Why You Must Get It Right" in objective to assist and value added services on technology adoption to boost productivity for export. The Seminar was organized by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) on 1 August 2019 at Grand Margherita Hotel Kuching.

Mr. Stephen Hii, Secretary-General led a delegation to attend “Sarawak- Singapore Business Forum & Expo 2019” in conjunction with the Grand Opening of Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office in Singapore on 16 August 2019. The ceremony was officiated by YAB Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin Tun Abang Haji Openg, the Chief Minister of Sarawak.

6th Meeting for 37th SMA Council was held on 21 August 2019 at SMA Meeting Room.

Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President) and Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General)
attended Industry 4.0 Forum on 28 August 2019 at Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak. The Forum was jointly organised by SingEx Exhibitions and international partner Deutsche Messe in collaboration with Swinburne Sarawak, SMA etc.

Industry 4.0 Forum was officiated by YB Datuk Haji Mohd Naroden Bin Haji Majais, Assistant Minister of International Trade and Industry, Industry Terminal & Entrepreneur Development. Mr Joseph Lau (President of SMA) was invited as a Panelist of Panel Discussion on Calibrating Industry 4.0 to Sarawak’s Industry Sectors’ Needs – How & Why It Matters as well as Future-Ready Workforce.

05.09.19 – 06.09.19
Mr. Stephen Hii Hium Ung (Secretary-General) and some members attended Sarawak Export Day Forum 2019 organised by Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development Sarawak on 5-6 September 2019 at Pullman Hotel, Kuching.

The Forum aims to build a community of Sarawak exporters to support one another, share thought leadership and best practices as well as to provide an update on the various Government assistances to promote international trade. The Forum was officiated by YAB Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, Chief Minister of Sarawak.

Some members attended Sarawak Workforce Information System (SWIS) Briefing and Data Entry Session organised by Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Research (MESTR) Sarawak on 18 September 2019 at RH Hotel, Sibu.

SWIS is an online system developed by the State Government, which aims to ensure effective and efficient data collection for workforce development planning as well as to assist educational institutions and industries in terms of providing data on workforce supply and demand.

Some members attended Maybank SME Forum on 19 September 2019 at Citadines Uplands Hotel Kuching. Topics presented at the forum were: (1) Take Your Business to the Next Level, (2) Economy Outlook & Business Strategies for Sustainable Growth, (3) Risk & Protection Awareness for SMEs, (4) Sharing Session by Bank Negara Malaysia.

Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the 283rd Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting on 24 September 2019 at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching

Some members attended IR 4.0 Sarawak Roadshow organized by TM One in collaboration with Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) on 24 September 2019 at Waterfront Hotel, Kuching. TM ONEis the enterprise and public sector business solutions arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM).

Through TM ONE, TM enables its customers and partners' digital journey with seamless vertical and horizontal solutions toward their digital transformation. TM ONE positioned as the only enabler for businesses to realise their full potential of their digital opportunities. For further information, please logon to:

Mr. Lai King Min (Honorary President) and some members attended Outreach Session on the Upgrading Protocol of ASEAN China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) and implementation of ASEAN Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKCFTA) enforced on 13 October 2019. The Outreach Session was organized by Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) on 25 September 2019 at Waterfront Hotel, Kuching.

30.09.19 - 04.10.19
Mr. Garett Sim, Marketing Manager of Pico Food Industry Sdn Bhd, a Member Manufacturer of SMA participated in an Executive Program on Industry 4.0, Innovation and SME Entrepreneurship organized by ESMT Berlin International business school from 30 September - 4 October 2019 in Berlin, Germany. This programme is specially designed for SMEs in manufacturing and retail services to understand and implement Industry 4.0 and embrace a culture of innovation.




李志宏先生(佳友木材有限公司)及 玲莎仪小姐(Raya Khas 有限公司)于七月十七日在古晋独立皇宫旅店参加由马来西亚雇主联合会主办,国际劳工组织协办的“中小型企业雇用外劳” 研讨会,旨在确定中小型企业目前面临的问题和挑战。







05.09.2019 – 06.09.2019




部分会员于九月十九日在古晉馨樂庭旅店 参加马来西亚银行举办的中小型企业论坛。论坛的课题如下:(1),促进业务更上一层楼(2),可持续发展的经济前景和商业策略(3),中小企业的风险与保护意识,(4) 马来西亚国家银行交流会。


部分会员于九月二十四日在古晋河景旅店参加由TM One举办,马来西亚投资发展局协办的 砂拉越工业4.0巡回展。TM ONE是马来西亚电讯有限公司属下的企业和公共机构业务解决方案部门。

通过TM ONE,马来西亚电讯有限公司为顾客提供完善全面的解决方案,实现其客户和合作伙伴实现数码化营运转型。TM ONE确认为实现企业数码化机遇潜能的最佳推动者。欲知详情请登录。

赖庆明名誉会长等会员于九月二十五日在古晋河景旅店参加由国际贸易与工业部举办的关于“东盟中国自由贸易协定”(ACFTA)升级协议和于二零一九年十月十三日生效实施的“东盟香港、中国自由贸易协定”(AHKCFTA) 延伸会议。

30.09.2019 - 04.10.2019

Posted Date: 15 Nov 2019

Activities List

SMA Activities Report (January – March 2020)
Photo Gallery – (October – December 2019) B
Photo Gallery – (October – December 2019) A
SMA Activities Report (October – December 2019)
Photo Gallery – (July – September 2019) F
Photo Gallery – (July – September 2019) E
Photo Gallery – (July – September 2019) D
Photo Gallery – (July – September 2019) C
Photo Gallery – (July – September 2019) B
Photo Gallery – (July – September 2019) A
SMA Activities Report (July – September 2019)
Photo Gallery – (April – June 2019) D
Photo Gallery – (April – June 2019) C
Photo Gallery – (April – June 2019) B
Photo Gallery – (April – June 2019) A
SMA Activities Report (April – June 2019)
Photo Gallery – (January – March 2019) C
Photo Gallery – (January – March 2019) B
Photo Gallery – (January – March 2019) A
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
Photo Gallery (October - December 2018) A
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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