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Menjejak Hang Tuah lama sebagai model Malaysia baru

Pada November tahun lalu, Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Razak telah melancarkan suatu pelan masa depan yang baru, sekaligus membelakangi Visi 2020 yang dicetuskan oleh bekas Perdana Menteri, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad sebelum ini. Pelan baru tersebut melihat kepada tahun 2050; ada lebih kurang 33 tahun lagi untuk kita ke sana. Perdana Menteri menggelarnya TN50. … 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

Local democracy is more than just local election

Opening speech at the George Town Roundtable on Local Democracy On the evening of 1 December 1951, there were flash floods in several areas in George Town. The rain started with a drizzle at about 6.30pm and then within one hour, it was pouring heavily. It was an evening not unlike some of the evenings … Continue reading