|AMCHAM Update #69: COVID-19 Outbreak|
|Procedure For Malaysian Citizens Wishing To Exit The Country For The Purposes Of Continuing Studies And Work|
In reference to the Cabinet decision on 17 June 2020, students who wish to leave the country for the purposes of continuing their studies are allowed without obtaining prior permission from the Malaysian Department of Immigration. Additionally, Malaysian citizens who have entered Malaysia during the MCO period and wish to leave the country for work or reside overseas are allowed provided they can produce evidentiary documents.
|Entry Permission For Expatriates As Announced By The Malaysian Government On 19th June 2020|
In conjunction with the recent announcement made by the Malaysian Government for expatriates to enter Malaysia without having to apply for permission, the entry permission for expatriates as announced are for the Employment Pass Category I (EP I) & Dependants, Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T) & Dependants, and Professional Visit Pass (PVP)
Following COVID-19 outbreak globally, Malaysia has closed its borders for foreigners under the Movement Control Order since 18 March 2020. The exceptions were for returning Malaysian, Diplomat, foreign spouse married to Malaysian, Permanent Resident and those who have obtained special approval/additional permission from the Director General of Malaysia Immigration Department.
|UPCOMING WEBINARS (NON-AMCHAM)|
|Digital Banking: Malaysia’s Game-changer|
KPMG is pleased to work with Google Cloud
to bring you a series of webinar exclusives, focusing on how digital banking is poised to be a game-changer for the Financial Services sector in Malaysia. In the first session, we’ll demystify the journey in applying for a digital bank license, provide an overview of the digital banking landscape, and cover the highlights of the Digital Bank License application exposure draft and regulatory considerations on Cloud and Technology in Malaysia. This is the first of four webinars planned.
|Skrine Webinar | Practical Insights on Corporate Liability: 25 Days Later|
|25 June 2020, Thursday, 4.00pm – 5.00pm|
Hear from our panel of speakers on the issues faced by organisations, consultants and lawyers alike in dealing with the new Corporate Liability provision, Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009.
How should you be making new professional connections during this time? And how can you strengthen relationships inside your company when many people are still working remotely? As executive coaches who work with leaders across the globe, we’ve spent years helping clients learn to build relationships virtually
. As in the past, it’s still useful to deepen existing relationships and cultivate new ones by engaging on LinkedIn
or other social media platforms. But in this unique time, we’ve identified several other strategies you can use to create connections.
Malaysia leads other countries in Southeast Asia in the usage of mobile/digital wallets at 40%, ahead of the Philippines (36%), Thailand (27%) and Singapore (26%), according to a Mastercard Impact Study 2020. As the Malaysia market edition results showed, Covid-19, which led to wide movement restrictions, had driven momentum in Southeast Asia towards the digital economy by necessitating rapid adoption of e-commerce, digital payments and preference for online activities.
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