|AMCHAM Update #137 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) from 27 October 2020 until 9 November 2020, AMCHAM will once again be bringing you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes the efforts of Government and initiatives from other bodies and organizations.
The Government of Malaysia today unveiled the federal budget today in an attempt to jumpstart an economy which is still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, and pave the way for recovery after nearly a year of slump that has costed sizeable losses. Click on the 'Read More' tab for details on the budget.
Malaysians under the movement control order (MCO) areas will not be permitted to cross borders during the Deepavali celebration next Saturday, November 14, said Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said this was part of the standard operating procedures (SOP) developed by the National Security Council (NSC) for the festive period, which would usually see the public return to their respective villages or hometowns.
|UPCOMING AMCHAM SIGNATURE EVENT|
AMCHAM will be celebrating our annual Thanksgiving Luncheon once again this year which will be hosted by Hilton Kuala Lumpur! We are honoured to have H.E. Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir present for the traditional festivities as well as to celebrate the companies who will be recognized for their commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) throughout the year as part of the MY AMCHAM CARES program.
With this in mind, we are reaching out to our members for support in contributions towards theLucky Draw segment of the event. Please do let us know if you are able to contribute in any way towards prizes for the lucky draw. Please note the deadline to confirm contributions is 18 November 2020.
PERTUBUHAN KESELAMATAN SOSIAL (PERKESO) and Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) hosted a fruitful engagement with various Chambers of Commerce seeking inputs on the recently announced rules for hiring expatriates and foreign workers. Representing AMCHAM, Siobhan Das discussed the need for expertise and mobility in a company’s talent profile.
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|ISKL 55th Anniversary Offer - 55% Off* For 55 Days|
55 years, ISKL has remained focused on its commitment to developing future-ready, internationally-minded, self-directed students who go on to make a difference in the world. To celebrate its 55th Anniversary, ISKL is offering 55% off Family and Student Registration fees for 55 days for students applying to enroll in August 2021. To take advantage of this opportunity, applications must be submitted between November 1 and December 25, 2020.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said hard disk drive manufacturer Western Digital Sdn Bhd will invest RM2.3 billion to upgrade its facilities and increase its output capacity in Malaysia. In a statement, the PMO said this was agreed upon during a meeting between Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Western Digital group chairman Datuk Dr Syed Hussian Aljunid today, which brings the total investment by the group in the country close to RM18 billion.
Digital Coffee Chat is HAPPENING TOMORROW! Join Starbucks Malaysia this 7 November, from 11am onwards on Instagram as Ayesha shares more about how you can make the best out of Starbucks Holiday Whole Beans with the niftiest tips and tricks. There will be exciting coffee treats to be won! Click on the 'Read More' tab for their instagram page.
We’ve all seen it: companies that have the “it” factor, an enthusiasm and passion that lights up employees, delights customers, and shines for investors. It’s not just the company’s warmer fleece, or a more delicious ice cream, or even a breakthrough technology. And it’s so much more than just a mission statement. It’s purpose. Purpose answers the question, “What would the world lose if your company disappeared?”
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