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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...