Our Milestones

Community

Year Event
1991 The longest bridge in the Baram Region is built at Long San. Spanning 840 feet and costing of over RM8 million, the bridge provides access to all in the forest community and stimulates development in the area.
1993 The Community Affairs Department is established in Sarawak.
2000 The first Samling scholarship is established for Malaysian students entering tertiary education.
2001 Sela'an-Linau Forest Management Unit (FMU) establishes a Community Liaison Committee, a formal body comprising representatives of major stakeholders to discuss matters of common interests pertaining to the FMU.
2002 MOU with Wildlife Conservation Society, New York
2005 BCL establishes the Upper Pomeroon and Esseiquibo Joint Community Relations Committees.
2009 Samling embarked on the first medical outreach programme by bringing medical specialists, nurses, and volunteers to the interior to give medical treatment to the villagers staying in the interior of upper Baram areas. Those in need of urgent medical attention are brought down to Miri Hospital for further treatment.
2010 Samling sponsored 53 local youths to undergo a 2-year technical skill programme at Institut Latihan Perindustrian (ILP) Miri to gain technical skills and knowledge as part of our CSR programme.  The scholars were then given an opportunity to work for the Group upon completion of the programme.
2013-2015 Samling contributed towards the building of 5 Penan Service Centres in Lg Jekitan, Ba Buboi, Lg Lamai, Lg Luteng and Apau Nyaring for the Penans to hold social activities. Each of these service centers was equipped with a kitchen, 4 toilets, ceiling fans and lighting.
2015 Ravenscourt Forest Management Unit (FMU) establishes the Community Liaison Committee and Forest Management Certification Liaison Committee, a formal body comprising representatives of major stakeholders to discuss matters of common interests pertaining to the FMU.
2017 Ulu Trusan Forest Management Unit (FMU) establishes the Community Liaison Committee and Forest Management Certification Liaison Committee, a formal body comprising representatives of major stakeholders to discuss matters of common interests pertaining to the FMU.
2018 Signing of MOU with Natural Resource Environment Board (NREB) to adopt SMK Long Lama’s school environmental club for three years.
2019 Samling Resources Sdn Bhd built one block of classroom for SRK Poan in Lundu and another block of classroom for SRK Puan in Bau, in Kuching as part of the Group’s CSR.  The classrooms were fully equipped with furnishings such as whiteboards, tables, desks, chairs, and ceiling fans.

Samling financially assisted to set up a kindergarten at Apau Nyaring, Baram to enable Penan children to receive early education.
2020 The Samling Group donates critical medical equipment and supplies to over 100 government medical institutions in Sarawak and Sabah to help combat Covid-19.  The medical equipment includes five units of Polymerase Chain Reaction Machines (PCR), fifteen units of ventilators, medical-grade refrigerator, freezers, bio-safety cabinets, thermocycler, centrifuge, and other accessories.   Samling also assists to upgrade the existing Miri hospital laboratory into a molecular laboratory into a fully functional PCR facility.

The Samling Group helps to build a clinic and quarters at Long Sukang, Lawas as part of our CSR for the Long Sukang communities.  The newly designed building were equipped with surgery rooms, examination rooms, pharmacy, medical rooms and wards.