Kyocera sizzles up Merdeka Day campaign

Left: Kyocera’s Naik Singh holding the #MerdekaDayShiningTurban poster. RIGHT: Kyocera office drapped with flags for the Malaysian independence day celebration – Photo: Asia Samachar

One-stop document solutions provider Kyocera is sizzling up as it joins the Malaysian independence day spirit by adorning the Malaysian flag at its operations headquarters as well as joining the Merdeka Day Shining Turban campaign.

The document solution provider’s office at Subang Jaya, Selangor, has been draped with both the Malaysian and Selangor flags.

“We have contributed to the development of this nation, and will continue to do so in the years to come,” said Naik Singh of Jisna Malaysia Sdn Bhd, an authorised distributor in Malaysia.

Founded in 1980, Jisna has come a long way since 1980 as a leading and reliable document solutions provider. In 2000, it was appointed as the authorised distributor in Malaysia under the supervision of Kyocera MITA Singapore, a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.

The Japan-based Kyocera Group, established just two years after Malaya gained independence in 1957, has a large presence in Malaysia today.

Kyocera document solutions allows businesses to optimise on its product performance and capabilities to achieve maximum return on the company’s investment. Kyocera’s suite of solutions allows companies to streamline business by integrating and customising a document management solution to fit their needs.

PROUD MALAYSIAN COMPANY: Naik Singh standing before the Kyocera office drapped with flags for the Malaysian independence day celebration – Photo: Asia Samachar

Kyocera, listed among the top 500 most valuable companies worldwide by the magazine Business Week, is now one of the world’s foremost manufacturers of fine-ceramic components for the information and communications industries.

The group’s activities, which currently comprises of 189 individual enterprises, are centered primarily on three areas: information and communications technology, environmental preservation and quality of life.

And Asia Samachar is delighted to have Kyocera joining the on-going #MerdekaDayShiningTurban campaign – a campaign calling on Malaysian Sikhs to don the turban on 31 Aug 2018 as Malaysia celebrates its 61st independence day.

The dynamic company joins Tech Line Group of Companies as the campaign partners.

The campaign has also received wide support from Malaysian-based host of Sikh organisations and gurdwaras (Sikh place of worship). They include Gurdwara Sahib Taiping, Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Penang, Gurdwara Sahib Putra Heights, Gurdwara Sahib Kuantan, Gurdwara Sahib Seremban, Gurdwara Sahib Rasa, Gurdwara Sahib Kuala Pilah and the Malaysian Sikh Education Aid Fund (MSEAF).

Let us join the #MerdekaDayShiningTurban campaign. Let’s rock the country with the shining turban!


  1. If you run a gurdwara or society, let us know via Whatsapp (+6017-3351399)
  2. If you plan to join, great if you run the hashtag and photo on your Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, etc. #MerdekaDayShiningTurban
  3. Tell your family & friend. Grow the party.
  4. On Merdeka Day, just wear a turban wherever you are!
  5. Send a photo to Asia Samachar (Whatsapp +6017-3351399 or Facebook messenger or email



Spirited Kuala Pilah, Rasa gurdwaras join Merdeka Day campaign (Asia Samachar, 26 Aug 2018)

Another Malaysian Sikh organisation joins Merdeka Day turban campaign (Asia Samachar, 24 Aug 2018)

Seremban Sikhs to turban power Merdeka Day (Asia Samachar, 22 Aug 2018)

Putra Heights, Kuantan joins Merdeka Day Shining Turban campaign (Asia Samachar, 18 Aug 2018)

Merdeka Day Shining Turban (Asia Samachar, 1 Aug 2018)

Penang stamp for #MerdekaDayShiningTurban campaign (Asia Samachar, 4 Aug 2018)

Taiping first gurdwara to join #MerdekaDayShiningTurban campaign (Asia Samachar, 3 Aug 2018)


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