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Tuesday 26 June 2018 The Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) held its Sixty-Seventh Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the presence of member companies on 26 June 2018 in Kuching. Chaired by its President, Datuk Abang Hj Abdul Karim Tun Datuk Abang Hj Openg, the AGM took stock of the past year and also to set the direction moving forward. Among the highlights was a well-received “Business Dialogue with CM in Miri” followed by an SCCI-led successful “Business Mission to Kalimantan” with the ... Read more

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SCCI in SBF-NREB Chief Minister Environmental Award (CMEA) 2017/2018 Read more

SCCI on Business Mission to Kalimantan

SBF News Release on Friday 13 February 2018 ​From left to right: Ms Leany Mokhtar (Director of MATRADE Sarawak, Ms Gracie Geikie (Secretary General of SBF), & Mr Sean Liak (SBF Committee) The Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) jointly with the Sarawak State Government and MATRADE are organizing a Business Mission to Kalimantan from 20th – 23rd April 2018 to be led by Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development, Datuk Amar Hj Awang Tengah Ali Hasan and our SBF President, Datuk Abang Abdul Karim bin Tun Datuk Abang ... Read more

Weeding out false farmers

State government renting land to genuine farmers to stop people from acquiring land purportedly for farming only to sell them off later Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg KUCHING: The state government has amended its land policy on agriculture by renting land to those who want to venture into farming instead of alienating land to those who apply for it for agricultural enterprise. To implement the new policy the state government is setting up an Agro Park in Sarikei to be completed next year. ... Read more

CM: Modern farming to meet global demand

Abang Johari (centre) with the State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2017 recipients ( from left) Hii, Nelson, Yong and Chew. KUCHING: Technological innovation is inevitable in the state’s agriculture industry for it to produce crops to meet global demand. In pointing this out, Chief Minister Datuk Patanggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the use of digital technology in agriculture is no longer a niche for a small group of farmers. He added in effort to digitise the industry the state government has amended ... Read more

Celebrating Sarawakian entrepreneurs

The time has come once again to celebrate the cream of the crop of Sarawak’s entrepreneurs in the form of the Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2017 presented at the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (SCCI) 66th Annual Dinner on Friday, November 10. Organised by the Ministry of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development, Sarawak in association with SCCI and Ernst & Young, it was first launched in 2004 as a prestigious Awards Programme held annually to honour and acknowledge exceptional ... Read more

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Joint SCCI-SBF Press Release

  Media statement by SBF and SCCI We refer to the statement made by the Honourable Minister of Human Resources Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem published in the media on 27th August 2017. It is reportedly stated that the reason, why our nominee, Datuk Philip Ting, was not reappointed to the SOSCO Board was because he is a non-Sarawakian. With respect, the ground for the Minister's decision is misconceived and blatantly unacceptable. Datuk Philip Ting is a Sarawakian with a "K" in his identity card. ... Read more

Joint SCCI-SBF Press Release

The Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) and the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) are disappointed that the Ministry of Human Resources did not reappoint a nominee representing the employers of Sarawak to the Board of Perkeso (SOCSO) as was the practice for more than 25 years by all former ministers holding responsibility over SOCSO. Sarawak employers, who are represented in the Council of the SBF, collectively contribute more than RM200m a year to SOCSO.  As an important stakeholder, they have a ... Read more
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