|AMCHAM Update #195 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of Movement Control Orders, 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.
Family reunion dinners for Chinese New Year will now be permitted, says the National Unity Ministry. In a statement Sunday (Feb 7), it said this would be limited to 15 family members living within a 10km radius and must not involve interstate or inter-district travel. It said the revised standard operation procedure (SOP) was the result of a National Security Council technical meeting chaired by Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob on Sunday.
|Notice of Residence Pass- Talent (RP-T) Post 10 Year Renewal|
Applications are now open for the renewal of the Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T) post-10-year. Applications can be made via the RP-T website
here, and are applicable for applications endorsed in the Year 2011 and approaching their full 10-year endorsement period only.
|Festive Advertisement Promotion - 15% Discount for AMCHAM Members|
AMCHAM is offering a 15% discount on all advertisements for member companies only starting 3 February till 11 February 2021. Do leverage on this opportunity and book your slot today!
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Chinese New Year is around the corner. AMCHAM's member companies in the hospitality industries have some new special takeaways for this season. Lots of tasty treats deliverable to your doorstep
Be sure to check out their enticing offers to brighten up the season!
What’s a better way to get young school going children to be interested in animation and game development than organising a competition. That’s exactly what Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation did with its Creativity @ Schools program which saw over 700 participation from over 40 schools. The event which took place in 2020 finally concluded with winners coming from two categories – animation and games.
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In collaboration with the EU-funded programme WeEmpowerAsia of UN Women, LeadWomen is inviting Malaysian and Malaysian-based corporates to expand on their gender diversity efforts by joining the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Activators Malaysia Campaign. This will be the FINAL WEPs Awareness Training which will bring a wider consciousness of the WEPs and provide a toolkit to help identify your companies' strengths, gaps, and determine opportunities to improve their performance on gender equality, using the Gender Gap Analysis Tool.
|Asia Pacific (AAP) Business Summit 2021|
Join the region’s largest AmCham event of 2021 from 9-11 March for a rare opportunity to engage with industry leaders and government representatives from the U.S. and across the Asia Pacific region.
All morning plenary sessions will be taking place virtually, with afternoon in-person industry breakout discussions for each of the 14 AmCham Committees to be held at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
Purchase your virtual pass now. Tickets for the afternoon in-person events are pending government approval, and we will notify you once registration for the in-person tickets is live.
|Nominations for the 2021 AmChams of Asia Pacific Chair Election|
In accordance with Article 21 of the AmChams of Asia Pacific (AAP) constitution, Chair Steven Chan appointed the following chambers to serve on the Nominating Committee for the 2021 AAP Chair election: AmCham India, AmCham Indonesia, AmCham Japan, AmCham Korea, AmCham Malaysia, AmCham Okinawa, and AmCham South China. The committee appointed Joseph Dowd from AmCham Okinawa to serve as Chair of the Nominating Committee.
Pear Anderson has been keeping track of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Southeast Asian travel industry. This is the latest update as of February 7, 2021. Myanmar's military takes power in a coup, a move heavily criticised by the world's leaders, triggering local protests and civil disobedience campaigns. As the region gears up for Lunar New Year, it seems that domestic tourism will have a very slim role (if any) to play over the 2021 festive period.
Middle management has been under a decades-long assault—and in the COVID-19 pandemic, the crisis-driven need for speed has turned “flatter, faster, leaner” into a mantra. But what’s at stake longer term? In this episode
of McKinsey Talks Talent, McKinsey leaders and talent experts Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger speak with McKinsey Global Publishing’s Lucia Rahilly about the vital role many middle managers play in their organizations.
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