|AMCHAM Update #356 COVID-19 Outbreak|
As Malaysia gradually reopens, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play a significant role on businesses and livelihoods. AMCHAM will continue to bring you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes vaccination updates, Government-issued orders, regulations, and SOPs as well as initiatives from related bodies and organizations.
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This Industry 4.0 Technology Week 2021 showcase will share and discuss various industry 4.0 systems, solutions and deployments. Today's event covered the industry 4.0 technology landscape in Malaysia and initiatives from the Electrical and Electronics Productivity Nexus (EEPN). In case you missed it today's session, click here
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Semiconductors will power the future of the world. As the world become more digital, semiconductors as the “brains” of all modern electronics will be ever more present in all sectors of the economy. Its pervasiveness and ubiquity is already very apparent especially during this period of COVID-19.
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is organizing a webinar on the One Stop Centre (OSC) for Business Travellers which will highlight that MIDA continues to welcome investors to do business in Malaysia amid pandemic, provide information on the procedure of application for entry of Long Term and Short Term Business Travellers, and more.
Prime Minister Dato Seri Ismail Sabri has announced that all Malaysians who have received both doses or fully vaccinated can travel interstate effective 11 October. This comes after the national vaccination for adults hit the 90% milestone which under the National Recovery Plan listed out various immunisation threshold before activities and borders would be lifted.
The business operation approval letter obtained via the COVID-19 Intelligent Management System (CIMS) is no longer needed. Domestic Trade and Consumer Since all distribution and retail sectors have been allowed to operate fully, the letter is now considered obsolete. However, business operators are still bound by the standard operating procedures (SOPs) fixed by the National Security Council (NSC).
A total of 21,073,482 individuals or 90 per cent of the adult population in the country have completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of yesterday, 10 October. 22,185,520 individuals have received at least the first dose of the vaccine. 5.2 per cent or 1,224,080 individuals over 18-years-old in the country have yet to receive the COVID-19 jabs.
|Total cumulative administration of vaccine doses|
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MALAYSIA Productivity Corp (MPC) has collaborated with Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) in launching the Malaysian Licensing Guidelines (MyGP) website to compile all business licensing guidelines specifically to the business community.
HSBC Malaysia is partnering with Climate Governance Malaysia (CGM) to design and host a 4-part sustainability webinar series entitled “Understanding Sustainability and Climate Risks: A Series of Webinars to Future-proof your Business”.
This webinar series will help businesses of all sizes, from SMEs to Large Corporates, to embark on their net-zero journey.
Standard Chartered Malaysia has appointed Sammeer Sharma as its new Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking who will be reporting directly to Malaysia CEO, Abrar Anwar.
Sammeer is a seasoned financial services professional with over 23 years of experience in driving strategic business transformation and change management actions across diverse markets.
By accelerating digital adoption, the COVID-19 pandemic has widened the gap
between the top and bottom companies on the power curve of economic profit
, amplifying winner-takes-most dynamics and further separating digital leaders from also-rans. Competitive differentiation, now more than ever, emerges from superior digital capabilities and technology endowment, more agile delivery, and a progressively more tech-savvy C-suite.
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