Published on 30 Sep 2022

STA Annual General Meeting 2022: Office Bearers for the Years 2022 and 2023 

Sarawak Timber Association (STA) has successfully held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today and elected thirty six (36) Council members. The 36 newly elected Council members  together with twelve (12) Permanent Council members form the STA Council for the Years 2022 & 2023.   

The STA Council convened a meeting immediately after the AGM and elected the following Office Bearers for the years 2022 & 2023:-


Chairman : Dato Henry Lau Lee Kong
Vice Chairmen : Tan Sri Datuk Ling Chiong Ho 
Dato’ Sri Patrick Wong Haw Yeong 
Hon. Secretary : Mr Wong Ting Chung
Hon. Treasurer : Mr Philip Choo Kwong Hui
Committee Chairmen
Hill Logging : Mr Wong Ting Chung
Log Marketing : Mr James Ho Yam Kuan 
Forest Plantation : Mr Joseph Lau Ching Hoo
Furniture & Other Woodworking   : Mr Yek Siew Liong
Moulding  : Mr Philip Law Buong Hoo 
Panel Products : Datuk James Ling Lu Kiong   
Sawmilling : Datin Sri Annie Wong Haw Bing
Swamp Logging : Mr Philip Choo Kwong Hui 
Timber Products Marketing : Mr Stephen Hii Hium Ung

Published on 9 Feb 2022

Minimum Wage Hike Triggers Unwanted Domino Effects

On 5 February 2022, Datuk Seri Saravanan, Minister of Human Resources had reportedly said a minimum wage of around RM1,500 a month was expected to be implemented before the end of this year. STA had issued a press release on 30 December 2021 after its first Virtual Annual General Meeting, one of the pleas made by STA to the Government was to be more understanding on the very real predicament faced by the employers, particularly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and micro enterprises. Click here for more information.