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Kerajaan UMNO-BN hilang kredibiliti dan moral authority lantas menggunakan “akta sakit hati” untuk menutup mulut rakyat

Kenyataan media Steven Sim, Ahli Parlimen Bukit Mertajam 21 FEBRUARI 2018 | BUKIT MERTAJAM Kerajaan UMNO-BN hilang kredibiliti dan moral authority lantas menggunakan “akta sakit hati” untuk menutup mulut rakyat. Setelah hampir dua tahun sejak didakwa pada 2016 yang lalu, artis grafik, Fahmi Reza akhirnya dijatuhkan hukuman penjara selama sebulan serta denda sehingga RM30,000.00 di … Continue reading

(Book) Chinese Politics in Malaysia: A History of the Malaysian Chinese Association

By Heng Pek Koon I spent CNY Day 1 to Day 3 reading this book, Dr Heng Pek Koon’s Chinese Politics in Malaysia: A History of the Malaysian Chinese Association”. The book was published at the height of Ops Lalang in 1988, chronicling MCA’s founding in 1949 until the eighties. My interests are really to … Continue reading

Reflections on Bukit Mertajam, and political lessons for Malaysia

(Originally published in Penang Monthly) The story of the valiant Sisyphus is one of my favourites in Greek mythology. He cheated gods and death, and thus angered Zeus himself. Because of this, Sisyphus was punished by Zeus to roll a boulder up a hill only to have it roll down again, and he has to … Continue reading

One year has passed and Raymond Koh is still missing

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 13 FEBRUARY 2018 | BUKIT MERTAJAM Pastor Raymond Koh was abducted in broad daylight on 13 February 2017. The world watched in horror the CCTV footage of the well-executed kidnapping. Former Inspector-General of Police, Khalid Abu Bakar said that the police had formed a special task … Continue reading