KUCHING: The proposed Employment Insurance Scheme (EIS) should not be meant for paying additional benefits that are already covered by the existing laws.
In stating this, Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) deputy president Datuk Dr Philip Ting said employers in Sarawak “are not against the EIS system” but the proposed collection “just does not make sense”.
According to him, benefits of employees are well covered by existing laws including the Employment Act 1955 (Employment Termination Lay-off Benefits – ETLB) and retrenchment benefits in collective ...
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 ...
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 ...
7th CMEA 2016
The Natural Resources and Environment Board Sarawak (NREB), in collaboration with Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI), introduced the Sarawak Chief MInister’s Environmental Award (CMEA) in 2001 as one of the incentives to encourage stewardship in environmental protection and management of the State. The CMEA is the premier environmental award for business, industry, private sector and Local Authorities in Sarawak.
Since the introduction of CMEA in 2001, there had been no specific logo to symbolize the award to the public. Therefore, ...