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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

Awards to recognise achievements of Sarawakian entrepreneurs

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SCCI IN SBF PRESS RELEASE

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 ... Read more

News Release

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 ... Read more

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
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