SMA Council Members attended Chinese New Year (CNY) Gathering at the residence of the President on the 2nd day of CNY. They paid a visit to Honorary President (Mr. Chai) on the 3rd and the Honorary Advisor (Mr. Ung) on the 13th day of CNY.
The Secretary General attended the 189th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at State Finance Secretary's Office, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Datuk Ahmad Ali Lope Abdul Aziz, MATRADE Board of Director and Encik Azahar Mohamed, Director of MATRADE Sabah Branch paid a courtesy call to the President of SMA.Then they visited to the paints & varnishes factory of Trans-Ocean Coatings & Chemicals Sdn Bhd, a member manufacturer of SMA
The President and some members attended Briefing on Market Development Grant (MDG) to SME organised by MATRADE Sabah Branch at ACCCIS Conference Room.
The Secretary-General attended a lunch to welcome the Year of Dog hosted by Sarawak Timber Association at Wisma STA, Kuching.
The Vice President (External Affairs)attended the opening ceremony of SME Bank Kuching Branch officiated by YAB Pehin Sri Dr. Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud, Chief Minister of Sarawak.
The President and the Vice-Presidents attended Chinese New Year Dinner organized by the Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sarawak (ACCCIS) at Crown Plaza Riverside Hotel Kuching.
The President,the Vice-President (Internal Affairs) and the Secretary-General attended Chinese New Year Gathering hosted by the Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Kuching.
Some members attended abriefing on Development, Financing and Marketing Programme organised by Small and Medium Industries Development Corporation (SMIDEC), Sarawak Branch at Hotel Tanah Mas Sibu.
The Executive Secretary attended the opening ceremony of Sarawak Information Systems Sdn Bhd - SAINS Data Centre officiated by YB Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr. George Chan Hong Nam Deputy Chief Minister, Minister of Modernization of Agriculture & Minister of Industrial Development Sarawak. SAINS Data Centre is the first of its kind in Sarawak to offer ICT infrastructure outsourcing services to both the public and private sectors. The Centre is a dedicated and highly secured facility to provide end-to-end ICT resources and services such applications and database servers, data storage systems, and data network communications equipment. The structure is also carefully designed and laid out to have a complete environment and security control, protected against fire, interruptions in power supply, and armed with round-the-clock intelligent security surveillance and access control systems.
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The Secretary General attended the 190th Sarawak Industrial Coordination Committee (ICC) Meeting at State Finance Secretary's Office, Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Kuching.
Datuk Andrew Lo, the President of MICCI Sabah paid a courtesy call to SMA President. A briefing on Sabah International Trade Expo 2006, which will be held from 10 - 13 August 2006 was presented by the delegate.
Four SMA member manufacturers - Lee Fah Mee Sdn Bhd, Trans-Ocean Coatings & Chemicals Sdn Bhd, Chuan Ming Sdn Bhd and Mui Hiong Foodstuff Company participated in a Exhibition in conjunction with Gerak Usahawan Negeri Sarawak 2006 organised by Ministry Of Entrepreneur and Co-operative Development in collaborate with Chief Minister's Department Sarawak and Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) at Stadium Perpaduan Kuching from 23-25 March 2006.
More than 100 participants attended Workshop on Cost Reduction - How Effective Operational Management helps in Cost Reduction organised by SMA and presented by Aljo Consults Sdn Bhd.The Objective of the workshop is to emphasize the significant roles of Supervisors at the Point of Execution in assisting in the reduction of the organization`s Operating Cost.
The Vice-President (Internal Affairs)attended the signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding between Sarawak Information Systems Sdn Bhd¡ê¡§SAINS¡ê?and MOBIF Bhd, a maker of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) products witnessed by YB Datuk Amar Haji Abdul Aziz bin Dato Haji Husain,the State Secretary of Sarawak.He also attended a talk on how to achieve great savings in your phone bills after the signing ceremony.