Tan Sri Datuk Ling Chiong Ho and Senior Management prepare to toss yee sang to mark the gathering.

Author – Glenn Eric

Miri – Sarawak Oil Palms (SOP) marked the joyous occasion of Chinese New Year on 23 February 2024, Friday, with a grand celebration hosted at the residence of Tan Sri Datuk Ling Chiong Ho, Advisor of SOP Group. The event brought together approximately 300 SOP employees and their family in a festive atmosphere filled with cultural performances, entertainment, and camaraderie.

The highlight of the celebration was the presence of Tan Sri Datuk Ling Chiong Ho, who welcomed and joined in the festivities with SOP employees. Also present was Paul Wong Hee Kwong, the Group Chief Executive Officer. The event showcased the company’s commitment to fostering a sense of unity and inclusivity among its workforce, regardless of cultural background.

Guests were treated to a vibrant array of performances, including traditional lion dances, cultural dances, and musical performances. The lively atmosphere was further enhanced by a lucky draw session, angpao session for kids, adding an element of excitement and anticipation to the festivities.

“We are delighted to come together as a company to celebrate Chinese New Year and usher in the Year of the Dragon,” said Paul Wong Hee Kwong. “This celebration is a testament to SOP‘s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace culture, where employees from all backgrounds can come together to celebrate our shared traditions and values.”

The Chinese New Year celebration at SOP serves as a reminder of the importance of cultural diversity and unity in the workplace. By bringing together employees from different backgrounds to celebrate and embrace each other’s cultures, SOP continues to strengthen its commitment to creating a positive and inclusive work environment for all.