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Highlights
TALK & DIALOGUE ON 'WORLD FURNITURE OUTLOOK: MALAYSIA'
by Malaysian Furniture Promotion Council

INTRODUCTION

A look at the furniture industry of Malaysia and where it stands in the global arena; the challenges to be faced; the plans Malaysian Furniture Promotion Council (MFPC) is implementing in getting the industry to be more dynamic and different; the identity of Malaysian furniture. MFPC will also discuss the idea of having more design-based furniture from Malaysia with partnership from countries like Australia, Italy and Germany.
SPEAKER PROFILE
PUAN SARIMAH, CEO of the Malaysian Furniture Promotion Council, has vast experience in the Furniture Industry. She started her involvement in the industry when she was first appointed as the CEO for MARA’s Furniture Industry Technology Center (FITEC) which took her on an in-depth understanding of the Bumiputera’s furniture industry. Her passion for the industry became more apparent when she was recently invited to Sarawak to explore the globalisation of the state’s furniture industry. With Puan Sarimah at the helm, MFPC is now embarking on a more vigorous effort in making DESIGN as the first and foremost identity of the Malaysian furniture.
DETAILS
Date: Thursday, 24th April 2014
Time: 5.00pm Registration
5.30pm-6.30pm Talk
Fees: RM70 Member RM100 Non-member
Venue: Best Western Premier Dua Sentral

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MABC NETWORKING EVENING
MABC Networking Evening brings together top corporate business leaders and industry players. The event provides a platform to expand your business network and meet new business contacts and share experiences. Our networking events help members to gain access to senior representatives of industry and government. The evening includes two-hour free flow of wine and beer as well as canapés served throughout the evening. For details and registration,

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Date: Thursday, 24th April 2014.

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Networking Evening

Cost: RM70 (Member) RM100 (Non Member)

Venue: Best Western Premier Dua Sentral

RSVP with MABC Secretariat via email at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it latest by Tuesday, 22nd April 2014.

NB. Registered Members/ Guests to the above Talk/ Networking Eveningmay attend either or both events by making one payment only.Cost: RM70 (member); RM100 (non-member)

Cancellation policy: Please be informed that any cancellations must be received 5 working days prior to the event in writing. Substitution is allowed for registered participants. No show by registered participants will be invoiced accordingly.

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Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)
The Personal Data Protection Act 2010 came into force on 15 November 2013 to remedy the mischief of rampant and unregulated misuse of personal data in Malaysia. All “data users” will have 3 months from November 15, 2013 to register and comply with the Act.

This Act applies to any person who collects and processes personal data in or in relation to a commercial transaction. The penalty for non-compliance will be between RM100,000.00 to RM500,000.00 and/or imprisonment of between 1-3 years.

The Data Users Order lists the classes of data users who have to be registered with the Personal Data Protection Commissioner. The sectors which have been specified are:

  1. Banking and Financial Institutions
  2. Communications
  3. Direct Selling
  4. Education
  5. Health
  6. Insurance
  7. Real Estate
  8. Services; Legal, Audit, Accountancy
  9. Retailing
  10. Tourism and Hospitality
  11. Transportation
  12. Utilities
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