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SMA Activities Report (January – March 2019)

Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (President) was appointed as a member of Special Task Force to Facilitate Business or Pasukan Petugas Khas Pemudah Cara Pemiagaan Sarawak (SAMUDAH), for a period of two years, effective from 1 January 2019. SAMUDAH serves as a channel for the business community and public sector to convey issues, problems and proposals relating to government delivery system.

Madam Mariana Ung, Vice-President attended the Collective Agreement Signing Ceremony between Bank Association Sarawak & Bank Employees' Union Sarawak and dinner at Pullman Hotel, Kuching.

Mr Garett Sim (Pico Food Industry Sdn Bhd) attended a meeting organised by Ministry of International Trade and E-Commerce (MITeC ) to discuss on the preparation to participate in the Trade Promotion and Exhibition Programmes 2019 at Astana Wing, Riverside Hotel,

4th Meeting for 37th SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room. Ms Tinah Anak Jerome, Head of East Malaysia Region, Human Resources Development Berhad gave a Briefing on HRDB before Council Meeting as follows: HRDB had stopped to allocate Pool Fund since 2018; Minimum wage to increase to RM1,100 nationwide from 1 January 2019; In collaborate with HRDB, Swinburne will help the SMEs to automate their manufacturing processes; Ms Tinah will call on MIED with SMA President and representative from Swinburne; HRDB works closely with SCCI, DOSH etc.

Mr. Joseph Lau (President) and Mr. Tie Tung Wei (Treasurer) called on Mr. Joseph Chung, the Chief Financial Officer of Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) to inform him that our association had decided to discontinue the Showcase License Agreement on 30 April 2019.

Mr. Joseph Lau (President) and Mr. Chai Tze Khang attended the Opening Ceremony of Iljin Materials Kuching Plant officiated by YAB Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, the Chief Minister of Sarawak. The plant manufactures electrodeposited copper foil (Elecfoil). Elecfoil is an essential basic material of electronic business and used as a major component for lithium-ion batteries. Iljin Materials Kuching Plant is a subsidiary company of Iljin Group of Republic of Korea.

Ms. Shamimi Binti Abdul Khalek (Case Manager) and Ms. Nur Annisah Yasmin Binti Amit (Employment Enhancement Officer) from Employment Services Department, Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) Kuching visited SMA and gave a Briefing on Employment Services Programme. Through the Employment Insurance System, SOCSO is ready to assist companies that are in need of workers.

Some Council Members attended Lunar New Year Reception hosted by Mr. Joseph Lau, President of SMA.

Tuan Haji Zaidi Ahmad (Council Member) attended the Integrity Programme with Chief Minister organised by the Integrity and Ombudsman Unit, Chief Minister’s Department at Penview Convention Centre Demak, Kuching. The programme was officiated by YAB Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, the Chief Minister of Sarawak.

Mr. Victor Hii (Council Member) and some members attended Chinese New Year Lunch hosted by ABB Malaysia Sdn Bhd at Pullman Hotel, Kuching. ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. ABB Malaysia was established in 1973, with its head-office based in Subang Jaya, Selangor.

Madam Rita Ting (Council Member) and some members attended Seminar on “Export Opportunity in Halal Industry” organized by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) at Pullman Hotel, Kuching.

Mr. Joseph Lau (President) attended a networking dinner to promote Malaysia International Halal Showcase 2019 (MIHAS 2019), organized by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) at Lepau Restaurant, Ban Hock Road, Kuching.

Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the 278th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

The President attended Chinese New Year cum the 45th Anniversary of the Establishment of Malaysia-China Diplomatic Relations Dinner organized by the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sarawak at Hilton Hotel, Kuching.

20th Malaysian International Food and Beverage Trade Fair (MIFB) 2019 will be held from 26 – 28 June 2019 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). MIFB is organized by Sphere Exhibits Malaysia Sdn Bhd. Mr. Joseph Lau, the President and some members attended a Roadshow of MIFB on 26 February 2019 at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK).

Mr. Yeo Eng hock attended the Briefing on SOCSO’s Employment Services Program. Employers can provide job vacancies information to SOCSO at:

Some members attended Session on Sesco's New Guidelines on Connection Charges 2019 organised by Sarawak Energy Berhad at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK).

Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) will organise Sarawak Investment Seminar this year. Related to that, a team from MIDA Headquarter arrived Kuching from 7-8 March 2019 for a further discussion and also networking with the stakeholders. Mr.Sikh Shamsul Ibrahim Majid, the Director of Domestic Investment & Supply Chain Coordination Division (DISC), MIDA Headquarter and Mr. Redzuan Abd. Rahman, the Director of MIDA Sarawak and their team attended the Networking Lunch at Lepau Restaurant with Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (President), Mr. Stephen Hii Hium Ung (Secretary-General) and Mr. Tie Tung Wei (Treasurer).

Mr. Joseph Lau (President), Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President) and some Council Members paid a courtesy call on Tuan Haji Ismail bin Hashim, the Director of Small and Medium Enterprises Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp Malaysia), Sarawak. At present, SME Corp Malaysia has been affiliated to a new Federal Ministry, the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development.

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) organised Seminar on National Policy on Industry 4.0 (also known as Industry4WRD) and Incentives at Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) Sarawak Region Office, Kuching. The objectives of the Seminar are to increase awareness on the Industry4WRD Policy, Readiness Assessment (RA) and related incentives, as well as to facilitate interested companies to enroll in the RA Programme. Madam Mariana Ung, Tuan Hj Zaidi Ahmad and some members attended the Seminar.





第三十七届第四次理事会会议在本会会所会议室召开。会议召开之前,人力资源发展有限公司东马区总监, 蒂娜小姐(也是本会名誉顾问)莅临本会,简报该公司的最新讯息,重点如下:去年已停发共同基金(Pool Fund);从2019年1月1日起全国最低工资已增加到1100令吉;与斯威本科技大学合作协助中小型企业自动化生产;蒂娜小姐将与本会会长及斯威本代表一起拜会砂工企发展部;人力资源发展有限公司与许多组织密切合作,例如砂工商会、职业安全与健康局。











第二十届马来西亚国际饮食商展将于六月二十六日至二十八日在吉隆坡会议中心举行。这项商展是由Sphere Exhibits马来西亚有限公司主办。刘嘉福会长及部分会员在古晋婆罗洲会议中心出席有关商展的巡回推介会。





联邦国际贸易与工业部在马来西亚生产力机构,砂拉越分局举办国家第四次工业革命(工业4.0)政策及奖掖研讨会。主办这项研讨会的目的是提高工业界对工业4.0政策的认识,准备评估和相关奖掖计划的认识,以及鼓励有兴趣的公司参与评估计划。翁銝懃副会长、端哈志再迪阿末理事 及部分会员参加了这项研讨会。

Posted Date: 3 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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