|AMCHAM Update #250 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), 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.
We are opening up! AMCHAM is inviting companies of both AMCHAM membership and non-members to place an advertisement in our upcoming Membership Directory. This would be the perfect opportunity to increase brand exposure and showcase your brand to the 280 companies under AMCHAM membership and to those who will also receive a copy of the directory including all the ministries and the agencies, the Chamber interacts with regularly.
Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Penang and Sarawak will remain under Conditional Movement Control Order until May 17.
The interstate travel ban will not be lifted confirms Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. “Interstate travel is still not allowed, except for travel activities between recovery movement control order states under the green travel bubbles concept.
The government has agreed to impose a temporary ban on flights to and from India beginning April 28, to prevent the spread of a new variant of the COVID-19 disease in the country. Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said travellers who embarked on a journey from any destination in India, either via direct flight or transit to Malaysia, were prohibited from entering the country.
To prevent the spread of a new variant of the COVID-19, a set of SOPs have also been released for travelers returning from countries reported with the spread of Variants of Concern (VOC). Additionally. the National Security Council has released a list of actions to prevent entry of a new COVID-19 Variant from India.
Any group, including media practitioners, wanting to be among the early recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine can submit their applications to the COVID-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF). the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme had been systematically arranged according to phases and any applications to receive the vaccine earlier would be decided based on metrics and methods set by the CITF.
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|Fireside Chat with Dato' Sri Norazman Ayob, Deputy Secretary-General of MITI, Malaysia|
Join AmCham Singapore as they host the Deputy Secretary-General Ministry of International Trade & Industry Dato' Sri Norazman Ayob, who will share key insights on Malaysia's investment landscape and discuss potential trade opportunities for companies in Asia-Pacific through RCEP and CPTPP.
Complimentary tickets are available for AMCHAM members. For members who are interested, please contact Jeta at firstname.lastname@example.org
to obtain a complimentary access code. Non-members will have to pay the full price.
The U.S. Commercial Service, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s export promotion arm, and its strategic partner USA Healthcare Alliance (USAHA) invite you to join a Virtual Med-Tech Trade Forum with Vietnam, Malaysia, and Thailand. The forum will focus on Medical Devices and Health IT and will take a deep dive into the best prospects for increasing the sales of U.S. health technologies in these fast-growing markets.
AMCHAM is also recruiting members for a Healthcare and Life Sciences Committee. Should you be interested to join the committee, please email Elaine Wong at email@example.com
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|EY Webcast | Cloud: Game changer|
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have had to accelerate their technology transformation plans and for some, completely change how their operations used to function. Join us at our webinar on Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 10:00 a.m. where we will share insights on what organizations should take into consideration and what potential pitfalls to look out for when deciding on a cloud strategy that provides the most value to their business.
In conjunction with World Book Day on 23 April 2021, Gibraltar BSN Life Berhad has built a small community library for the children of Abdullah Hukum Apartment. The library is located at the Apartment’s residential kindergarten, Tabika Perpaduan. The kindergarten serves a total of 30 children between the ages of five to six years old and is the first step in the formal education of the children of B40 families living in Abdullah Hukum Apartment.
The pandemic’s acceleration of companies’ digital transformation was evident throughout 2020 and the progress needed to cope with the changing times also required companies to look into cloud adoption. However, along with the shift towards cloud, businesses were facing growing interoperability problems.
This daily round-up brings you a selection of the latest news and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as tips and tools to help you stay informed and protected. Confirmed cases of COVID-19
have passed 147.1 million globally, according to Johns Hopkins University. The number of confirmed deaths stands at more than 3.1 million. More than 1 billion vaccination doses
have been administered globally, according to Our World in Data.
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