English, Govt, Speech

I-WORK NATIONAL LEARNING FORUM Speech

OPENING REMARKS BY GUEST OF HONOUR DEPUTY MINISTER (YOUTH AND SPORTS) STEVEN SIM CHEE KEONG AT THE I-WORK NATIONAL LEARNING FORUM, 11 FEBRUARY 2020, DOUBLETREE BY HILTON, KUALA LUMPUR Director-General, Department of Polytechnic and Community College, Ministry of Education, Ts Dr Mohammad Naim Yaakub Director of the British Council in Malaysia, Sarah Deverall Distinguished Guests,… Continue reading I-WORK NATIONAL LEARNING FORUM Speech

English, Govt, KBS, Politics, youth

Recruiting younger voters: How ready are Malaysian political parties?

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 ― Roughly 7.8 million new voters age 18 onwards will qualify to vote by 2023, when the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s mandate expires. That leaves a little over three years left for Malaysia’s increasing number of political parties and their new alliances to get their act in order for the next… Continue reading Recruiting younger voters: How ready are Malaysian political parties?

English, Govt, KBS, Sports

Dismal outing at SEA Games, a wake-up call for all: Steven Sim

KUALA LUMPUR: The national contingent’s failure to hit the 70-gold target at the 30th SEA Games in the Philippines should serve as a wake-up call for all concerned, said Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim Chee Keong. He said the decline in performance was already apparent after the 2007 SEA Games in Korat, Thailand… Continue reading Dismal outing at SEA Games, a wake-up call for all: Steven Sim

English, Govt, KBS

MACC’s mistake, says Steven Sim on doubled assets number

Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Steven Sim maintains that assets belonging to him and his spouse have not increased over the past year. He called out MACC for making a mistake in showing that his assets had doubled since Oct 9, 2018, as of Oct 30, 2019. “The information is incorrect and is a result of… Continue reading MACC’s mistake, says Steven Sim on doubled assets number

Bukit Mertajam, English, Govt

Deputy minister urges calm after vandalism attack at St Anne’s Church

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 — The police should be given the room it needs to fully investigate the vandalism incident at the St Anne’s Church in Penang yesterday, said Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim. Sim, who is the MP for Bukit Mertajam where the church is located, said he contacted both the parish… Continue reading Deputy minister urges calm after vandalism attack at St Anne’s Church

Bukit Mertajam, English, Govt

Holy statues at St Anne’s Church, BM, desecrated with black paint

Holy statues at the iconic St Anne's Church in Bukit Mertajam have been desecrated by black spray paint yesterday afternoon. According to police, in the 4.45pm incident yesterday, a man had entered the church and sprayed the statues with an "X" sign. Several parts of the floor of the church complex were sprayed as well.… Continue reading Holy statues at St Anne’s Church, BM, desecrated with black paint

Economy, English, KBS

Streamless education to create future talents

THE plan to remove the arts and science streams in schools would make Malaysia’s education holistic, allowing educators to develop future-proof graduates for the future job market which is increasingly driven by technology. Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim Chee Keong said today’s world requires holistic talents and the separation between arts and science… Continue reading Streamless education to create future talents