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Dialogue with Minister of MDTCA (14 Mar 2019)

DSAM attended the dialogue with YB Dato’ Saifuddin Nasution Ismail, Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs and trade associations representing various industries on March 14, 2019. The main objectives were to provide insights to the policies implemented by the Ministry plus seeking industry feedback on current issues. On the issue of unauthorised sale of […]
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Myanmar Direct Selling Updates (29 Jan 2019)

DSAM was invited to the first official meeting of the new Myanmar Direct Selling Association (MDSA) in Yangon on 29th January 2019. The highlight was the election of the nominated candidates for the first MDSA Board, followed by discussion on formalising the association, including finances and appointment of an Independent Code Administrator. DSAM has worked […]
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DSAM Code of Conduct Enhancement (Jan 2019)

The DSAM Code of Conduct went through its second enhancement recently (first enhancement was in 2008) since it was launched in 1998. This Code is modeled after the World Federation of Direct Selling Association’s (WFDSA’s) global model Code. As the DSAM Code exceeds the minimum standards set by WFDSA, DSAM Members are currently benchmarking their […]
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Enforcement Training with MDTCA- Sep 2018

DSAM co-sponsored a three-day workshop for senior officers of the Enforcement Division, Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) in Port Dickson recently. The workshop was attended by senior enforcement officers from all the states in the country. During the workshop, DSAM briefed the officers on what is Direct Selling, from a local and […]
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DSAM Visits China (Study Trip- April 2018)

This second study trip to China on April 16 was organised to provide Members an opportunity to explore the Chinese Direct Selling market and obtain updated information from the relevant Chinese authorities. During this visit, the delegation met with; Yang Hongcan, Director General of the Anti-Monopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Enforcement Bureau, State Administration for Industry […]
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DSAM Regulatory & Compliance Dialogue (20 Mar 2018)

More than 135 participants including 12 government senior officers from the Direct Selling Unit and Enforcement Division, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (MDTCC) plus the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA), Ministry of Health (MOH) attended the DSAM Regulatory & Compliance Dialogue 2018 on March 20. NPRA went through the Variance Applications and Product […]
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Board Members Visit – February 2018

The DSAM Board visited three Member companies in the month of February. The purpose of these visits are to foster closer ties and have informal discussions on current Direct Selling matters. Representing the DSAM Board were President Datuk Tan Chong Guan, Honorary Secretary Khairuddin Yahya and Board Member Winston Chen.
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Visit to the Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia – Feb 2018

DSAM paid a visit to His Excellency (HE) Sok Sopheak, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia and had a great exchange of information on Direct Selling namely on the factual differences between Direct Selling and illegal schemes. HE Sopheak is receptive to the idea of DSAM Members expanding into Cambodia and welcome the […]
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WFDSA Platinum Ranking for DSAM- Year 2017

DSAM is pleased to announce that the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) has ranked our Association as PLATINUM for 2017! This is the highest performance standard to be accorded by WFDSA and we share this accolade with only 5 other Direct Selling Associations (DSAs) – New Zealand, Australia, France, United States and Colombia. […]
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