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SMA Activities Report (April – June 2019)

5th Meeting for 37th SMA Council was held at SMA Meeting Room.

Mr. Joseph Lau (President) attended Special Task Force to Facilitate Business Sarawak (SAMUDAH) Meeting at Bilik Gerakan Negeri, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching. SAMUDAH serves as a channel for the business community and public sector to convey issues, problems and proposals relating to government delivery system.

Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the 280th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

Mr. Victor Hii Lu Thian, Council Member attended Industrial Estate (Demak Laut Industrial Park) Maintenance Committee Meeting at Ministry of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development (MIED) Sarawak.

Tuan Haji Zaidi Ahmad (Council Member) and Mr. Nadison Rathenum (King Hong Steel Sdn Bhd) attended a meeting with H.E. Mr. Imran Ahmad, the State Minister of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment, Bangladesh on Foreign Labour and Investment of Bangladesh at Wisma Chinese Chamber, Kuching. Bangladesh hopes to increase the number of Bangladeshis in the Malaysian labour market.

Some members attended HRDF Growth Project Talk at Chemsain Building, Kuching. The talk comprises of two parts and they are as follows: (1) SME Development and sharing of best practises in other countries. (2) Talk by the Director of Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education.

The Annual General Meeting 2019 was held at SMA Meeting Room.

Mr. Joseph Lau, the President attended the 281st Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.

Mr. Griffith Jones Goba, the Director and Ms Susan Anak Belayong, Executive Officer of Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Sarawak visited SMA. SMA member Manufacturers were encouraged to sign up for the Industry4WRD Readiness Assessment before closing date 30 June 2019. There are two types of incentives available for companies to undertake Industry4WRD RA, ie Government Fund or Tax Deduction.

Yeo Eng Hock (Executive Secretary) and some members attended Go Digital Talk, a Programme organised by Credit Guarantee Corporation (CGC) Malaysia Berhad in collaboration with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation(MDEC) at Borneo Convention Centre, Kuching. Go Digital Talk was a Mentoring Programme to coach SMEs on ways to synergize their businesses with rising opportunities in Digital Sales, Online Marketing and e-distribution channel. Speakers from ELOKAL, FAVE, WEBTVASIA and E-TRADE presented at the Programme.

Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President) attended Majlis Jamuan Gawai Raya (Gawai Dayak festival and Hari Raya Aidilfitri Gathering) organized by Exco Mission 100 at Pullman Hotel Kuching. Mission 100 is an organization appointed by the Government Servants Welfare and Sports Council (MAKSAK) Malaysia to promote MAKSAK medical programme in Malaysia.

SMA participated in the Charity Sale of SJK(c) Chung Hua No. 6 to fulfill our social responsibility. The Charity Sale of SMA was sponsored by Kayusar Sdn Bhd, Syarikat Kion Hoong Cooking Oil Mills Sdn Bhd and Mr. Stephen Ung, the Assistant Treasurer of SMA.

Mr. Stephen Hii (Secretary-General) attended FRIM Technology Talk (Sarawak Zone) jointly organized by Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Forest Department Sarawak at UCSI Hotel Kuching. FRIM is an Institute under the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources, Malaysia. This Talk with the theme "Sustainable Forestry: Innovation and Solutions" aims to promote FRIM's technical services for the benefit of forestry-related stakeholders and industry players.

Mr. Chai Foh Chin (Honorary Advisor), Madam Rebecca Sim (Council Member) and some members attended Sarawak Domestic Investment Seminar jointly organized by Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Ministry of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development (MIED) Sarawak. The seminar was officiated by YB. Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah Ali Hassan, Deputy Chief Minister cum Minister Industrial and Entrepreneur Development Sarawak. Mr Victor Hii (Group Managing Director of ASTEEL Group cum Council Member of SMA) was the Moderator of Session III: Building Businesses - Government Relations for Growth, presented by MIDA, Matrade, MIDF and Exim Bank.

Summer Pacific Sdn Bhd, manufacturer of royal jelly & honey (Member of SMA) participated in the Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair (MIFB Trade Fair) at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

Madam Mariana Ung (Vice-President) attended Regional Meeting of Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) Sarawak at Level 2, Wisma Perkeso, Kuching.

Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (President) attended a Networking Session on Invest Series: Unfolding States' Business Potential, organized by Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Sarawak at RECODA office, LCDA Tower. Participants include representatives from European Union Delegation to Malaysia, Sarawak Convention Bureau and Potential Investors from West Malaysia.

Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo (President) and Mr. Sim Cho Phong (Vice-President) attended a Grand Dinner on the occasion of 45th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Malaysia and China cum 25th Anniversary of the set-up of the Consulate-General's Office of the People's Republic of China in Kuching. The grand dinner was organized by Sarawak-China Friendship Association, held at Pullman Hotel, Kuching.

Some members in Bintulu attended the Launching of Program B7 biodiesel implementation for industry sectors in Malaysia by YB Ms Teresa Kok Suh Sim, the Minister of Primary Industries, Malaysia and B7 Seminar. The event was organized by the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) through the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) held at Auditorium Bintulu Port Authority, Bintulu. B7 biodiesel is a blend of seven per cent palm methylester and 93 per cent petroleum diesel. Program B7 biodiesel implementation for industry sectors will create a greener Malaysia by reducing our carbon footprint and environmental pollution.







部分会员在古晋Chemsain大厦参加人力资源发展有限公司主办的成长计划座谈会。座谈会有两项讲题分别如下: (1) 中小型企业发展和其他国家的最佳实践分享。(2) 由理工学院和社区学院教育局总监主讲“结构化实习计划”。




杨永福执行秘书及部分会员在古晋婆罗洲会议中心参加由马来西亚信贷担保机构主办,马来西亚数码经济机构协办的迈向数码化座谈会。迈向数码化座谈会是一项辅导计划,旨在指导中小企业如何通过数码销售,在线营销和电子分销渠道增加营业机会,主讲人来自ELOKAL, FAVE, WEBTVASIA 及 E-TRADE。




蔡和祯名誉顾问、沈競慧理事等会员在古晋铂尔曼旅店参加由马来西亚投资发展局及砂拉越工业与企业发展部联合主办的砂拉越国内投资研讨会。砂拉越副首席部长兼工业与企业发展部长拿督阿玛阿旺登雅为这项研讨会主持开幕。宏盛集团董事经理兼本会理事许鲁天先生担任第三场课题:“建立业务 – 应用政府关系促进业务增长”的主持人,由马投资发展局、马外贸促进局、马工业发展金融及马进出口银行派员主讲。






Posted Date: 10 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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