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SCCI SUPPORTS KARIM ON TOURISM TAX

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 ... Read more

SCCI’s 65th Annual Dinner

    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 ... Read more

SCCI Bintulu Region – MIETI Dialogue

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 ... Read more

The Launching of Sarawak Business Federation

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 ... Read more

SCCI Business Roundtable

The “SCCI Business Roundtable”, the first of a Networking Event series by the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) was held on Monday 18 July 2016 starting 12 noon at one of the city’s old charm premises, The Canteen, ChinaHouse at the old CourtHouse. Attended by potential, new and long-standing members, this event serves to provide the platform for both young entrepreneurs and established business owners to network. According to its President, Datuk Abang Hj Abdul Karim Tun Abang Hj Openg, “SCCI ... Read more

Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2016

KUCHING: Nominations for the Sarawak State Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (EOYS) 2016 are now open until Aug 30. Assistant Minister of Industrial Development (Investment and Promotion) Datuk Julaihi Narawi said the prestigious awards have been held annually since 2004 to honour and acknowledge exceptional entrepreneurial talent and leadership. “EOYS 2016 is important as it provides opportunities for networking and accessing valuable media coverage as well as raising personal and company profiles and also provides a platform for winners to be nominated for ... Read more

SCCI 65TH AGM

News Release  Tuesday 28 June 2016 The Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry held its 65th Annual General Meeting in the presence of member companies at ChinaHouse at the old CourtHouse. Chaired by its President, Datuk Abang Hj Abdul Karim Tun Abang Hj Openg, the AGM took stock of the past year and also to set the direction moving forward.  SCCI had undergone a new committee structure realignment in mid-2015 to better suit the strategic mission of the Chamber.  Focus Groups representing major industries ... Read more

Joint SCCI-MEF Press Release

  JOINT News Release   Wednesday, 13 April 2016 SCCI and MEF :  HRDF has no right to consolidate unutilised employers fund. The Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) and the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) strongly objected to the move by the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) to convert the unutilised portion of employers’ contribution under the 1Malaysia Globally Recognised Industry Professional Certificate Programme (1MYGRIP) to a consolidated fund. MEF Executive Director Datuk Hj Shamsuddin Bardan, based on industry’s recent meeting with HRDF, informed that HRDF ... Read more

CMEA Launch

    KUCHING: The 7th Sarawak Chief Minister’s Environment Award (CMEA) this year will have two new categories – Media and Individual – to encourage journalists and the public to play active roles in promoting environmentalism among the civil society. This will bring to 29 the number of categories to be presented in CMEA 2016 including top honours to large industries, medium and small enterprises as well as local councils. Apart from manufacturing, the award also covers service industries, agriculture sector and ICT (Information ... Read more

SCCI Fetes H.E. Mr Fu Jijun to CNY Luncheon

Tuesday 16 February 2016 A CNY Yee Sang Luncheon hosted by the Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) for H.E. Mr Fu Jijun, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Kuching at the Hornbill Restaurant, Sarawak Club. SCCI President, Datuk Abang Hj Abdul Karim Tun Abang Hj Openg welcomed H.E. Mr Fu to his new role and hoped Mr Fu could continue the good job by his predecessor in promoting trade and establishing closer China-Sarawak bilateral ties by way of government ... Read more
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