Monthly Council Meeting.
The Assistant Treasurer (cum Chairperson of Education and Training Committee, SMA) and some members attended Workshop on "Herbs and Spices Industry: Development and Business Direction for Sarawak" organized by Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) at Crowne Plaza Riverside Hotel, Kuching.
The President attended the Focus Group Workshop for Malaysia on "Asian Development Bank Technical Assistance Project to BIMP-EAGA" in Miri.
Some members attended a workshop on "The Advantages on Operating as ROC Companies Compared to ROB Companies" organized by Small & Medium Industries Development Corporation (SMIDEC), Sabah/Sarawak Regional Office at Grand Continental Hotel, Kuching.
The Vice-President (External Affairs) and the Secretary-General attended a dinner entitled "Majlis Ramah Mesra Usahawan 2004" jointly organized by Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak (DUBS) dan Gabungan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak (GUBS) at Merdeka Palace Hotel.
The President attended a briefing on "Setting Up One Stop Centre (OSC) to Process and Issue Occupation Permit" organized by Local Government Department, Ministry of Housing and Local Government at Auditorium, Council of Kuching City North.
Most of SMA Council Members attended Appreciation Dinner hosted by Mr. Joseph Lau Ka Hoo, Chairman of Organizing Committee, 40th Anniversary Dinner, SMA.
The President and Secretary-General attended a lunch to welcome the Year of Monkey hosted by Sarawak Timber Association at Wisma STA, Kuching.
The President attended Chinese New Year Dinner hosted by the Association of Sarawak Advertising Companies.
The President attended Chinese New Year Dinner organized by the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Sarawak (ACCCIS) at Kuching Hilton Hotel.
The President attended the 174th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at State Finance Secretary's Office, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Mr. Goh Teck Yuong, a Council Member attended the Certificate Presentation Ceremony of Ceramic Industry Development Programme and Ceramics Exhibition jointly organized by Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak and SIRIM Bhd at Sarawak Industrial Promotion and Exhibition Centre (SIPEC), Kuching.
The Vice-President (External Affairs), some Council Members and more than 30 members attended seminar on "Cleaner Technology for Sustainable Development" and launching of demonstration project, organized by SIRIM Bhd at Kuching Hilton Hotel. The President presented the viewpoints of this project. Mr. Lim Yu Kong, Managing Director of Sundrop Fruit Juices Bhd, a member of SMA, presented the viewpoint on "Economic Benefits of Cleaner Technology". The participants visited the factory of Sundrop Fruit Juices Bhd after the seminar in the afternoon.
Some Council Members attended the funeral of the late Mr. Yong Seng Leh, former Council Member of SMA.
The President and the Secretary-General attended Chinese New Year Gathering hosted by the Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Kuching.
Mr. Peter Phang, the Director of Hong Kong Trade Development Council in Malaysia and Mr. Ian Donaldson, the Director of Mailfast, Darwin, Australia visited SMA respectively and were received by the Vice-President (Internal Affairs), the Secretary-General, the Assistant Treasurer and two Council Members (Mr. Ben Tien and Mr. Sim Cho Phong).
29 members attended seminar on "Tax Audit and Company Directors" organized by Sarawak Branch, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and supported by SMA at Kuching Hilton Hotel.
Monthly Council Meeting.
Instant noodle manufacturers and distributors attended a meeting on Instant Noodle Market in Sarawak/East Malaysia at SMA Meeting Room.
The President attended the official opening ceremony of Sarawak/Sabah Regional Office, Small and Medium Industries Development Corporation (SMIDEC), officiated by YB Dato' Seri Rafidah Aziz, Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia.
The President attended the Advisory Committee Meeting of Industrial Training Institute, Kota Samarahan.
The Deputy Secretary-General attended a meeting on Trade and Investment Promotion Mission to China jointly organized by Ministry of Industrial Development (MID) Sarawak and MATRADE Kuala Lumpur from 24 April till 1 May 2004. The meeting was chaired by Tuan Haji Soedirman Aini, Permanent Secretary of MID Sarawak at MID.
The President attended seminar on "Prioritizing Strategic Directions for BIMP-EAGA" organized by BIMP-EAGA Malaysia Business Council, Sarawak Chapter at Holiday Inn, Kuching.
The President attended Training, Education and Development Committee Meeting convened by Human Resources Development and Quality Unit under Chief Minister's Department, Sarawak.
The President attended the meeting for Economic & Industrial Development Committee, Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) at SDI conference room.
The President attended the 175th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at State Finance Secretary's Office, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
The Secretary-General attended a meeting chaired by the President of DUBS. They discussed the possibility of setting up an exhibition centre at Sarawak Tourism Complex , Kuching.