May 2019


The efforts by the Sarawak Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(SCCC) to promote foreign investments must be applauded. However, precautions
must be taken to ensure that only Quality Investments are allowed into the

What are Quality Investments? Quality Investments are those that meet the long-term socio-economic aspirations of the state in terms of providing continued economic value i.e. revenue for the state, continuous growth in employment opportunities, the sustainability of businesses through safe environment-friendly standard operating practices. In other words, bringing ‘Real Value’ to the people on the ground to enhance their quality of life.

Harapkan pagar, pagar makan pagi

The unethical practices of international accounting firms should not be tolerated. All State and Federal governments must review the role and operations of international accounting firms that are involved in federal, state and private projects to ensure ethical practices and professionalism. Any unethical practices, including lack of transparency, questionable practices shall not be condoned and reported to the MIA.

Harapkan pagar, pagar makan pagi

Praktik tidak beretika oleh syarikat-syarikat perakaunan antarabangsa di Malaysia tidak boleh di terima lagi. Kesemua kerajaan negeri dan kerajaan pusat patut kaji semula peranan dan operasi syarikat seperti ini supaya segala kegiatan mereka adalah beretika, telus, professional, serta tidak melanggar mana-mana peraturan dan kod di dalam Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) serta undang-undang lain.

Praktik-praktik korup ini telah menyebabkan banyak ketidak kesenangan antara warga korporat Malaysia serta di dalam rantau ini dan seluruh dunia. Syarikat-syarikat lain amat berbimbang dengan berita dalam perkara ini kerap muncul di Malaysia. Ini akan menyebabkan kesan yang amat serius di mana syarikat-syarikat perakaunan hanya menjaga kepentingan klien mereka sahaja dan mengendahkan kepentingan masyarakat setempat.

It is amazingly clear that people, whoever it may be, can change to suit their convenience and surroundings. This speaks volumes about the person’s credibility.

What is disappointing is
that lawyer cum politician, Christina Liew, who had been championing the cause
of Sabah Forest Industry Sdn Bhd (SFI) employees, has turned her back to the
same group of people by keeping silent and ignoring their pleas. SFI is today
undergoing a legal tussle that would result in employees losing their jobs.