KUCHING: Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) is against the proposed collection under the Employment Insurance Scheme (EIS) Bill but not the scheme itself.
Its president Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Abang Openg insisted that the SBF “is not against the proposed EIS but we are of the view that major changes need to be made to the scheme that is presented to Parliament”.
According to him, the EIS Bill proposes a collection of one per cent of monthly wages (0.5 per cent from employers and ...
A delegation from the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) and the Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) led by its President, Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim Tun Abang Haji Openg jointly paid a courtesy call on the Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Tun Abang Haji Openg at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Petra Jaya in Kuching.
It was the first time for both SCCI and SBF to pay a courtesy call on CM since his appointment as the State’s sixth ...
Awards for state’s entrepreneur of the year
KUCHING: Nominations for the annual Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (EOYS) 2017 are now open.
First launched in 2004, EOYS is a prestigious awards programme to honour and acknowledge exceptional entrepreneurial talent and leadership.
Up to last year, almost 50 entrepreneurs from all over Sarawak have been given this recognition.
EOYS is organised by the Ministry of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development in association with Sarawak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCl) and Ernst & Young.
Assistant Minister ...
SCCI SUPPORTS KARIM ON TOURISM TAX
Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) has come out in support of Minister of Tourism Datuk Karim Hamzah's stance regarding tourism tax levy for Sarawak. Speaking on behalf of its members, SCCI President Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Bin Tun Abang Hj Openg reiterated the need for engagement of such exercises with the relevant stakeholders and industry, "There are some grey areas that we need to address. Will the tourism tax collected from Sarawak be dispensed ...
The Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) held its Sixty-Sixth Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 7 June 2017 in Kuching.
This year marks the 66th year where SCCI continues to provide the best assistance to the business community in Sarawak.
The AGM has also elected its 2017/2019 Office Bearers and Committee Members as follows :-
President : Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim Tun ...
Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2016 and Sarawak State Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
The Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (“EOYS”) 2016 together with the Sarawak State Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 will be presented at the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s (“SCCI”) 65th Annual Dinner on Friday, 25 November 2016 at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (“BCCK”). This year, the dinner will be graced by Yang Berhormat Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Bin ...
The Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) Bintulu Region organized a Dialogue with the Ministry of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development, Trade and Investment Sarawak (MIETI) on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at ParkCity Everly Hotel in Bintulu.
The highlight of the event was a presentation by Datu Liaw Soon Eng, Permanent Secretary of MIETI to brief the business community in Bintulu on the opportunities made available from the various initiatives of the government.
Amongst the government officials present at the Dialogue was En ...
KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said Sarawak needs to achieve an annual growth rate of 6.5 per cent over the next seven years for the state’s economy to flourish and the people to prosper. In explaining the ambitious target, which is two per cent above the national growth rate,
In explaining the ambitious target, which is two per cent above the national growth rate, Adenan said Sarawak will do more for the state’s economy to be on par with other ...