Mr. Chai Foh Chin, the Honorary President presented "The Straits Steamship Fleets "illustrated by him to YB Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr. George Chan Hong Nam, Deputy Chief Minister, Minister of Modernization of Agriculture and Minister of Industrial Development, Sarawak on 4 October 2004. Also seen was Dato' Hii Ngo Sing, the President of SMA.
Mr. Chai (Honorary President), the Vice-President (Internal Affairs) and some Council Members attended the opening ceremony of 3rd Sarawak Machinery & Technology Exhibition (S-Matex) 2004 by YB Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr. George Chan Hong Nam, the Deputy Chief Minister, Minister of Modernization of Agriculture and Minister of Industrial Development, Sarawak. S-Matex 2004 were jointly organized by ES Event Management Sdn Bhd, DUBS and SMA from 7-10 October at Stampark Stadium B.D.C Kuching.
Some members attended seminar on "Food Packaging for Small & Medium Scale Food Industries" jointly organized by Department of Agriculture and SMI Association. Mr. Chai, Honorary President and the Vice-President (Internal Affairs) were invited to chair several sessions respectively at the seminar.
The Vice-President (External Affairs) attended the 36th Anniversary Dinner of International Times at Kuching Civic Centre.
The Secretary-General attended the 179th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at State Finance Secretary's Office, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Mr. Poon Cheong Yuen, the Branch Manager and Mdm. Melissa Liew, the Sales/Administration Executive of Neville-Clarke (M) Sdn Bhd, Kuching Branch called on the Deputy Secretary-General cum Chairperson of Education & Training Committee, SMA. Mr. Poon proposed Neville-Clarke and SMA jointly organize seminar on ISO 9000.
The Secretary-General together with the members of Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) visited factories of Wajaran Delima (M) Sdn Bhd; HH Timber Product Sdn Bhd and Furniture Industrial Complex of Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) at Kota Samarahan Industrial Estate.
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The Secretary-General attended the 180th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at State Finance Secretary's Office, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
SMA Council Members and members led by the Vice-President (External Affairs) and Secretary-General, paid Hari Raya Aidilfitri visit to YAB Pehin Sri Dr. Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud, Chief Minister of Sarawak; YB Dato Sri Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Abang Haji Openg, Minister of Housing Sarawak; Tuan Haji Soedirman bin Aini, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Industrial Development Sarawak; YB Datuk Haji Talib Zulpilip, Chairman of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation and Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim Tun Abang Haji Openg, President of Dewan Usahawan Bumiputera Sarawak.
The Secretary-General and a Council Member (Mr. Ho) attended Meeting on 9th Malaysian Plan Preparation, aim to improve the economic status of the agricultural sector and food manufacturing activities at Department of Agriculture, Menara Pelita, Petra Jaya, Kuching.
Honorary President (Mr. Chai) and Vice-President (Internal Affairs) attended 53rd Anniversary Dinner of Sarawak Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Crowne Plaza Riverside, Kuching.
The Secretary-General attended the official opening ceremony of new office premises of Sarawak Furniture Industry Association (SFIA) at Batu Kawa New Township, Kuching.
The Vice-President (Internal Affairs) and the Assistant Treasurer attended a dinner hosted by Sarawak Furniture Industry Association (SFIA) in conjunction with 11th Anniversary and official opening of SFIA's premises.
2 Council Members (Mr. Ho and Mr. Chai) attended the Opening Ceremony of Teh Boh Neo Temple at Batu Lintang Road, Kuching.
2 Council Members (Mr. Teo and Mr. Ung) attended Dialogue on Tariff and Tax under Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA) at Royal Custom Department, Sarawak.
The President attended the opening ceremony of Seminar on Globalization officiated by YAB Pehin Sri Dr. Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud, Chief Minister of Sarawak. The seminar was jointly organized by Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) and the Ministry of Entrepreneurs Development and Cooperatives (MEDC) at Holiday Inn, Kuching. The Secretary-General was invited as a panel session member at the forum of the seminar.
The Vice-President (External Affairs) attended the Advisory Committee Meeting of Industrial Training Institute (ILP), Kota Samarahan. He also attended a dinner with Dato' Abd. Rashid Saad, the Director-General of Human Resource Department at Mango Tree Restaurant, Kuching.