|AMCHAM Update #379 COVID-19 Outbreak|
As Malaysia gradually reopens, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to significantly impact 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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Lean In Malaysia's signature career accelerator, the Lean In Career Programme (LICP), has been focused on helping women 'career breakers' to prepare themselves to re-enter the workforce.
AMCHAM in support of Lean In Malaysia is seeking support from our member companies to send a HR/Recruitment representative from your organization to the LICP 6.0 Finale event, to be held virtually on Saturday 20th November, at 10am-12pm, to hear the graduates make their pitch and identify any potential candidates of interest.
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The State Government of Selangor, through Invest Selangor Berhad, is organizing the Selangor International Business Summit 2021 (SIBS 2021) on 18th – 21st November 2021, held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, as one of Malaysia's largest local and international trade gateways for exhibitors, buyers, and delegates to match business communities across the globe.
Diversity and inclusion are important elements in an organisation to encourage growth and drive innovation. Today, AMCHAM held a webinar on diversity & inclusion, with a dialogue focused on preparing the next generation for when they enter the workforce.
Tan Sri Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria re-appointment as Executive Director of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat for a third term, beginning January 1, 2022, was announced after the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting, which was hosted by New Zealand.
In reference to the announcement made on 1 October 2021, Starting 1 December 2021, the Immigration Department of Malaysia will impose the new services of endorsement at ESD Satellite Centre (ESC), Kuala Lumpur International Airport 1 (KLIA1) and Delivery of Endorsed Pass.
Click on the 'Read More' tab for the guidelines and FAQs on these new services.
The COVID-19 Immunization Task Force (CITF) will announce its decision on walk-ins for COVID-19 booster shots after a meeting this evening. An announcement would be made following the CITF-B discussion. Those in charge of the vaccination centres had been told not to turn away those who were qualified for boosters if they were few days short of their three and six months immunity threshold for Sinovac and Pfizer when their protection was slated to wane.
FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, has strengthened its network and e-commerce capabilities in preparation for yet another busy holiday season in the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region.
This daily news round-up brings you a selection of the latest news and updates on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, as well as tips and tools to help you stay informed and protected. Confirmed cases of COVID-19
have passed 253.3 million globally, according to Johns Hopkins University. The number of confirmed deaths has now passed 5.1 million. More than 7.48 billion vaccination doses
have been administered globally, according to Our World in Data.
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