Thursday, July 7

Work together for betterment of country – SCCC

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Gan (seventh elft), Ho (fifth left), Peter (second right) with the students who received incentive for their outstanding results in UPSR.

Gan (seventh elft), Ho (fifth left), Peter (second right) with the students who received incentive for their outstanding results in UPSR.

SEMPORNA: Semporna Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) vice president Peter Gan hoped that the government, business community and people would continue to work hand in hand for the betterment of the country.

Peter also urged SCCC members to render the chamber’s leadership their support and cooperation in the new year in order to achieve new milestones.

“Our members should have more communication and interaction in an effort to safeguard the interests, culture, welfare and education of the Chinese community and businesses,” Peter said this during the SCCC Chinese New Year celebration here recently.

Peter, who is the organizing chairman of the event, said the chamber had been organizing the annual Chinese New Year celebration for decades.

“We hope to impart the importance of family reunion among the Chinese people, as well as to preserve our traditional culture,” he said.

Incentives were presented to 11 pupils of SJK(C) Nyuk Hwa who scored good results in the Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) by SCCC president cum Sabah United Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SUCCC) president Datuk Seri Panglima Gan Sau Wah. Each of the pupils received RM200 as encouragement.

The highlight of the event was the ang pow lucky draw. The first prize was RM888, second prize RM588 and third prize RM 388.

Also present were Gan’s wife Datin Seri Panglima Lim Kim Hong, SUCCC secretary general Datuk Ling Tiong Chai and event chairman Kapitan Ho Kim Chan.