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The Malaysian immigration question

  US President Donald J. Trump’s executive order to ban immigrants from seven Muslims majority country provoked reactions in USA and worldwide, not least in Malaysia. While the debate on border control is still hot, I want to bring our attention to the immigration question in Malaysia. We must not forget that we have our … Continue reading

Painting of our colourful world

Steven Sim’s speech at the launch of Tsai Chen Yin solo exhibition at Galeri Seni Mutiara (Painting of our colourful world) 12 FEBRUARY 2017 | GEORGE TOWN, PENANG I don’t know about art. I’m here today solely by the grace and generosity of my former teacher Mr Koay Soo Kau, himself a prominent name in … Continue reading

Kerajaan persekutuan perlu memulihkan pilihan raya tempatan di KL, Putrajaya dan Labuan, bukan menjadikan Langkawi, Pulau Pinang dan Melaka sebagai Wilayah Persekutuan

Kenyataan media Steven Sim, Ahli Parlimen Bukit Mertajam 03 FEBRUARI 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM Saya merujuk kepada kenyataan Menteri Wilayah Persekutuan, Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor untuk “mengambil Langkawi, Pulau Pinang dan Melaka” sebagai Wilayah Persekutuan. (Sumber: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/tengku-adnan-hopes-to-expand-federal-territories-to-penang-langkawi-and-par) Kenyataan Tengku Adnan tersebut bukan sahaja tidak bertanggungjawab serta melanggari undang-undang malah merupakan percubaan untuk memusnahkan sistem demokrasi … Continue reading

Instead of making Langkawi, Penang and Malacca into FTs, the federal government should restore local elections in KL, Putrajaya and Labuan

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 03 FEBRUARY 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM I refer to Federal Territories Minister, Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s statement “to take Langkawi, Penang and certain parts of Malacca” to be Federal Territories. (Source: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/tengku-adnan-hopes-to-expand-federal-territories-to-penang-langkawi-and-par) Tengku Adnan’s latest remark is not only highly irresponsible and unlawful but undermines the … Continue reading