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Hundreds of millions spent on immigration biometric and computer system yet we still allow North Korean operatives and Daesh fighters into the country

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP of Bukit Mertajam 30 MAY 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM I refer to the special report by NST on how Malaysia has become dumping ground for would-be Daesh fighters who were arrested in other countries for attempting to join the terrorist group in Syria. (Source: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/05/239653/exclusive-threat-unwanted-tourists)The report implied that the … Continue reading

Forest City: No mercy for employers but treat the illegal migrant workers as victims of human trafficking

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 11 MAY 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PULAU PINANG I refer to the news report on undocumented migrant workers in the Johor Forest City development. (Source: https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/381555) After the exposé, the Home Ministry had said that they will legalise these undocumented migrant workers.  The combination of loose … Continue reading

In Malaysia it is easier to say sorry than to ask for permission for illegal migrant workers

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 10 MAY 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PULAU PINANG Malaysians should be worried about the stance of the federal government in dealing with undocumented migrant workers from China working in the Johor Forest City project. After it was exposed in the media that the said development employed … Continue reading

No jobs for our varsity graduates

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 08 MAY 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PENANG The latest Labour Force Survey Report 2016 is referred. The report clearly shows that only 27.5 percent of those who are working in Malaysia have tertiary education. If excluding migrant workers at that level, the percentage for Malaysians is … Continue reading