|AMCHAM Update #169 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) until 31 December 2020, AMCHAM will be bringing you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes the efforts of the Government and initiatives from other bodies and organizations.
|[POSTPONED] AMCHAM's Thanksgiving - New Year Luncheon|
In the face of all the news, rising numbers and new variants that COVID-19 is bringing to our world, we at AMCHAM think it is best that we postpone plans for our Thanksgiving - New Year’s Luncheon.
Therefore, this notice is to inform you that AMCHAM's Thanksgiving - New Year Luncheon scheduled for 6 Jan 2021 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur is POSTPONED until further notice.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Ultimately, the health and safety of all parties involved is our utmost priority.
Have a safe and happy New Year!
|AMCHAM OFFICE CLOSURE [28 DEC 2020 - 3 JAN 2021]|
With the extension of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), an updated version of the SOPs has been issued. Updates cover the restriction on movement from Green Zone to Red Zone, mandatory wearing of masks in congested areasMICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions), and Tourist and Cultural activities.
All employers are required to ensure that their foreign workers undergo the Covid-19 screening test starting Jan 1, to address the spread of the pandemic. Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan said the cost of the screening test would be borne by the employer.
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|Asia Pacific (AAP) Business Summit 2021|
Join us for the annual AmChams of Asia Pacific (AAP) Business Summit, the region’s largest AmCham event of 2021, to engage with industry leaders and government representatives from the U.S. and Asia Pacific region on relevant policy and business-related issues. All plenary sessions will take place virtually, with in-person industry breakout discussions for each of the 14 AmCham Committees to be held at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
Build connections and strengthen partnerships with global C-suite leaders, senior management from the regional AmChams, diplomats and government officials, partners of AmCham, including NGOs, think tanks, and trade associations, and international media. Showcase the exceptional work of your company and business leaders through the APAC Business Transformation Awards and stand a chance to receive global recognition.
Mark your calendars now and keep a look out for the official summit website and other details soon! For more information, please contact our AAP Team
|AMCHAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH|
AMCHAM are excited to announce its partnership with LeadWomen and UN Women, as one of the supporting organizations for the upcoming WEPs Malaysia Activator Campaigns.
Join LeadWomen on 14 January 2021 where they will be officially announcing the UN Women and LeadWomen partnership, as well as formally introducing the Women Empowerment Principles into Malaysia!
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, announced today that operations are in motion to transport Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines for McKesson Corp. throughout the United States.
Bosch has recently announced the completion of one of the largest rooftop photovoltaic system installation in Malaysia on its automotive electronics plant in Penang. This is in line with the company’s long-term carbon neutral strategy. With the latest completion of the 3MWp solar panel installation in collaboration with solar energy provider Blueleaf Energy, the additional 4,500MWh energy generated is estimated to reduce 3,000 tons of carbon dioxide emission a year.
Facebook has come out to help small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to continue reaching their customers through new tools and resources. Facebook’s Season of Support aims to help small businesses get holiday-ready with free marketing training, tools, and more. The initiative is driven by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In our latest McKinsey Global Survey on the economy, executives are ending a year of global crisis and profound uncertainty on a relatively positive note. Their predictions for the future, and for their own companies’ prospects, remain much more optimistic than not. Executives in Europe, North America, and developing markets report more acute concerns than others about the economy, and those in Europe remain especially worried about unemployment.
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