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Malaysiakini (MK) Special Report on Immigration: Blood is on our hands

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 29 MARCH 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR I read with deep anger and frustration the three-part Special Report by Malaysiakini journalist Alyaa Alhadjri, who worked with her counterparts from the Indonesian Tempo magazine on human trade and trafficking in Malaysia. As much as I am angry, I … Continue reading

E-Kad exposed as fake reform, nothing more than another layer of bureaucracy leading to more profit for the Malaysia Migrant Industrial Complex

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 22 MARCH 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR   On 7 February, it was reported that the Director General of Immigration Department, Mustafar Ali announced that undocumented migrants (PATI) will be able to register for a temporary card called “Enforcement Card” or E-Kad with the Department from 15 … Continue reading

“MH370 cannot remain a mystery”

Media statement by Julian Tan MP for Stampin and Steven Sim MP for Bukit Mertajam 07 MARCH 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR March 8, 2017 marks the third anniversary of the fateful flight of MH370. After three long and painful years, for both the victims’ family as well as for the aviation industry, MH370 still remains … Continue reading

IWD 2017: Women migrant workers in Malaysia

08 MARCH 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR Happy International Women’s Day. In my International Women’s Day message last year, I urged the government to redirect subsidy for migrant workers to empower Malaysian women in the economy, including expanding our workforce instead of hiring migrant workers, increasing female labour participation rate, as well as providing better social … Continue reading