Issue #118- 24th September 2018

"PM Arrives in London to boost investments, strengthen friendship
and cooperation"

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived [Saturday] morning on the first leg of his working visit to the United Kingdom. His visit is expected to include meetings with captains of industry, key investors, international capital market analysts and potential new investors based in the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU). 

According to Wisma Putra, the prime minister will be visiting high-tech companies, Dyson Design and Engineering Centre before delivering a keynote address entitled, "The Challenge of Good Governance in the Muslim World" at the Oxfor Centre for Islamic Studies on Monday. 

Dr Mahathir will have a packed two-day working visit before flying off to attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). After UNGA, Dr Mahathir will return for the second leg of his visit to the UK on Sept 29, where he is scheduled to deliver a talk titled "Future of Democracy in Asia" at Chatham House in London. The event is organised by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd (HSBC). The visit is expected to strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two countries. 
Read more at NST

Pic by BERNAMA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir delivering his speech during a dialogue session with members of the United Kingdom's Bunga Raya Club today. From the NST article "PH gov't to focus on repairing admistration machinery, strengthening finances: PM" Read here
BMCC Interchamber Ladies Sundowner (31 Oct)

The highly successful Interchamber Ladies Sundowner returns once more. This networking event is for female participants only and is jointly organised with the German, French, EU, Australian, American, New Zealand, and Italian Chambers. Join this Interchamber Ladies Sundowner and create valuable connections with interesting business professionals while you a glass of wine or beer (or two) taking in the wondrous KL skyline from U-Bar on the 33rd floor of Capri by Fraser Kuala Lumpur. *Ladies only. 

Register here

Only 1 Day to MOGSEC 2018 (25-27 September) 
As a Supporting Partner, the BMCC is inviting all members to attend the The 4th Malaysian Oil & Gas Services Exhibition and Conference. MOGSEC 2018 is an excellent platform to exhibit and showcase the success stories, capabilities and progress of local service providers in the local Oil & Gas sector. It is expected to welcome 9,000 quality trade and professional visitors from the Malaysian Oil & Gas Industry who are looking to source for the latest products, services and technology from the market and to connect with new suppliers, business partners and customers.
The British Council’s Study UK Malaysia Exhibition  (20-21 Oct)
This year, the exhibition will have 50 UK institutions from every corner of the UK present. There will be a series of seminars and activities suitable for anyone from any levels of study. These informative seminars are delivered by UK institutions and partners such as IELTS and TalentCorp Malaysia. Scholarships valued at up to MYR1 million are up for grabs. 
5 Weeks To Go - ARHCW 2018 (24-25 Oct)

The Asia Remote Health & Corporate Wellness Conference 2018 is back for its 7th consecutive year, bringing leading experts in the fields of health and well-being, risk management and travel security. YBhg Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health, Malaysia will be the Guest-of-Honour and Keynote Speaker. The Ministry of Health Malaysia is a Supporting Partner of the ARHCW 2018, featuring expert speakers in both Masterclass and Conference Sessions.
BMCC Sterling Members are entitled to 1 free pass to Day 2 Conference. Email
Should you need further information about the conference, please email
Cyber Security Malaysia - Award (24-28 Sep)

BAE Systems is proud to sponsor the Cyber Security Malaysia - Awards, Conference & Exhibition (CSM-ACE), a public-private-partnership driven event and a knowledge sharing platform that recognises contribution of individuals and organisations in the field of cyber security that takes place from 24 – 28 September in Kuala Lumpur. CSM-ACE 2018 gathers cyber security industry experts and community to exchange ideas on security management, policy and technology. 
Great British Ball 2019 (29 Sept)

The Great British Ball 2018 returns this 29th September 2018 at the Shangri-La KL. This major social event in Kuala Lumpur and is jointly organised by the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce, Association of British Women Malaysia, The Royal Society of St. George, Selangor St. Andrew’s Society and the St. David’s Society of Kuala Lumpur. Currently seeking Sponsors, this is a great marketing opportunity with over 500 expatriates and business leaders attending.
2018 CIMB Classic Golf Tournament: Inter-Chamber Networking Event (10 Oct)
The BMCC is delighted to be 1 of 15 participating Chambers at this year's Inter-Chamber networking event taking place in conjunction wit the 2018 CIMB Classic golf tournament; a fantastic opportunity for members to watch some of the best professional golfers in the world participate in the Pro-Am from the comfort of the Champions Cup hospitality suite. SPECIAL OFFER: All attendees are eligible to purchase the Champions Club hospitality package at a 25% discount. 
British Academy of Performing Arts: HEROES
(23-28 Oct)

Starring Patrick Teoh, Thor Kah Hoong and Paul M Baker, HEROES is set in a retirement home for First World War veterans. Gustav, Philippe and Henri pass their time grumbling about the staff, dreaming about young women and arguing over whether a statue of a dog is alive. They also hatch a plan to make a break for freedom - taking the dog with them. HEROES was the winner of London's prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2006 and runs from Tuesday 23rd to Sunday 28th October. Early bird tickets from RM55.
EIC Connect: Energy Malaysia Conference (31 Oct)
EIC Connect Energy Malaysia is the Energy Industries Council’s (EIC) not-for-profit event designed to bring the leading operators, developers and OEMs from across the region to talk about the various opportunities for the supply chain in their current and upcoming projects in the energy sector. Discover where operators and contractors need new products and services across Malaysian energy projects. 
Synthomer opens its latest phase of nitrile latex expansion in Pasir Gudang

Building on its long history of investment and growth in Malaysia, Synthomer hold its inauguration event to commemorate the opening of its latest nitrile latex expansion at its facility in Pasir Gudang. The expansion was first announced in June 2017 as the site in Pasir Gudang took delivery of Synthomer’s latest technology innovation, the world’s largest Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Latex reactor.

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