|AMCHAM Update #283 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of Full Movement Control Order (FMCO 3.0) extended to June 28, 2021, AMCHAM will be bringing you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes Government-issued orders, regulations, and SOPs as well as initiatives from related bodies and organizations.
Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) YB Dato ‘Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali accompanied by Deputy Minister of MITI YB Datuk Lim Ban Hong paid a site visit to the Vaccination Center (PPV) under the PIKAS Program in Pengerang, Johor today, 18 June.
A total of 5,123 workers are expected to be vaccinated at this location since its opening on 16 June 2021.
Malaysia’s COVID-19 vaccination rate reached another high on Thursday (June 17) as 221,706 jabs were administered throughout the country.
According to the Special Committee on Ensuring Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV), 177,876 people received their first dose while 43,830 people received their second dose.
|AMCHAM’S SUSTAINABILITY WEEK|
AMCHAM will be hosting a week-long series of events that highlights Sustainability through the Lens of Business. These string of events will be taking place from 5 July to 8 July 2021.
IIB Ventures Sdn Bhd (IIB Ventures), a subsidiary of Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB) and Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MTDC), has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aims to establish a Smart city in Johor transforming Medini Iskandar Malaysia into a Digital Hub.
Sunway Medical Centre (SMC), Sunway City has won the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards for their innovative and purposeful use of smart hospital technology with numerous outstanding achievements recorded.
Since Movement Control Order (MCO) period last year, the Sunway Medical Centre among earliest to adopt tele-consultation enables its patients to consult their health condition from home.
|Intel Contributes to Frontliners in Kulim|
Many thanks to the Intel team for contributing printers, masks, and furnitures to Kulim Hospital plus chairs to PKD Kulim. Great work!
Hospital Ampang has close to 150 COVID patients now in, and for the past few weeks the hospital has been expanding the wards in terms of manpower, equipment, and proper isolation spaces.
Both patients and clinicians need equipments urgently to be able to do their work.
Click on the 'Read More' tab to view the equipment needed.
For anyone under the MM2H program facing issues returning to Malaysia as well as other similar problems, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Investment in intangible assets that underpin the knowledge or learning economy, such as intellectual property (IP), research, technology and software, and human capital, has risen inexorably over the past quarter century, and the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have accelerated this shift toward a dematerialized economy. Are we seeing the start of a new stage in the history of capitalism based on learning, knowledge, and intellectual capital?
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