|2022 AMCHAM MEMBERSHIP SURVEY LUCKY DRAW WINNERS|
Congratulations to our two members - Fabian Er, Director, Samtec Asia Pacific (M) Sdn Bhd, and Yvonne Loy, HR Senior Manager, ITW Meritex Sdn Bhd on being selected in our 2022 AMCHAM Membership Survey Lucky Draw.
They have each won a Wireless Charging Power Bank sponsored by our GOLD member, Boston Scientific.
Stand a chance to be one of our lucky winners by taking the survey below. We will be selecting two (2) lucky winners who have completed our Membership Survey every week throughout the month of April!
The survey provides us valuable insight into the needs and preferences of our members. We value your feedback!
|UPCOMING AMCHAM WEBINAR (MEMBERS ONLY)|
In anticipation of Government engagements surrounding Healthcare Financing Reform, AMCHAM would like to gather information regarding healthcare financing from our members companies. This is to help us understand better the issues surrounding current healthcare financing coverage of AMCHAM member companies’ employees and help us craft the right message to key stakeholders.
|Feedback on the latest SOP and the New Minimum Wage Order|
AMCHAM would like to better understand the sentiment on the ground for the much anticipated re-opening of the Malaysian border as well as the recent announcement on the new Minimum Wage of RM 1,500 that may be effective beginning 1 May 2022. Please complete this quick survey. Your response will be kept ANONYMOUS.
Those above 60 years old with comorbidities can choose to get a second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine booster.
Over 60 without comorbidities could also opt for the shot but only on the advice of a medical professional.
Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) bring significant impact not just on the people , but also on workforce productivity, since Malaysia is about to launch the National Health Screening Month Initiative, AMCHAM held a roundtable session with representatives from the Ministry of Health and the Social Security Organization (SOCSO) on tackling NCDs.
In conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festivities, the MYXpats Centre (Surian Tower and Penang) will be closed on Tuesday, 3 May 2022 and Wednesday, 4 May 2022. During this period, the MYXpats Centre counter, telephone and email services will not be available to clients.
Operations will resume on Thursday, 5 May 2022.
|AMCHAMS OF ASIA PACIFIC EVENT|
The AmChams of Asia Pacific (AAP) will hold its 2022 Business Summit in Hanoi from May 19-21. The Summit is an annual event hosted by a different AmCham from around the region. It offers a valuable ‘in-person’ opportunity to discuss the main issues facing American business in the region along with in-depth examination of specific industry issues of critical importance to AmCham members.
Interested parties who are NOT AmCham members, please contact the Executive Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Herbalife Nutrition recently celebrated a major milestone, achieving ‘Most Number of Participants in A Virtual Workout’ with over 1,400 participants! This feat has landed Herbalife Nutrition another spot in the Malaysia Book of Records, marking a total of two record-breaking achievements in the span of four years.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. has been recognized for being the “Best Clinical Trial Logistics Provider” and for providing the “Best Last Mile Implementation” at the annual IMAPAC
Asia Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards 2022.
The Patents (Amendment) Act 2022 together with the Patents (Amendment) Regulations 2022 have come into force on 18 March 2022, with the exception of some provisions. This article lists the following key amendments introduced by the said Act and Regulations
Intel Corporation has appointed Alexis Crowell as Managing Director for the Asia Territory, which includes Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Alexis is also a Vice President in Intel’s Sales, Marketing and Communications Group.
Based in Singapore, Crowell will look to build on Intel’s strong foundation in the region, by helping customers in their digital transformation journey and amongst other initiatives, pushing for deeper engagements with the local developer ecosystem.
Dell Technologies has announced the expansion of its Asset Recovery Services with new availability in Malaysia. The service supports any brand of laptop, desktop, server, peripheral or accessory, helping customers receive value from existing IT assets and implement sustainable recycling and recovery services at scale.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to a new round of predictions that the end of globalization is nigh, much like we saw at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, global cross-border flows have rebounded strongly since the early part of the pandemic. The war will likely reduce many types of international business activity and cause some shifts in their geography, but it will not lead to a collapse of international flows.
This weekly news roundup brings you a selection of the latest news and updates on the coronavirus pandemic, as well as tips and tools to help you stay informed and protected. Confirmed cases of COVID-19
have passed 498.8 million globally, according to Johns Hopkins University. The number of confirmed deaths has now passed 6.17 million.
|TIERED CORPORATE MEMBERS 2022|
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