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

English, KBS

Youth and Sports ministry hopes for bigger allocation in 2020 budget

KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth and Sports Ministry is hoping for a bigger allocation in the 2020 Budget, much more than the RM1 billion it was given this year. Deputy Minister Steven Sim Chee Keong said the increase was not just important for the national contingent’s preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but also to be… Continue reading Youth and Sports ministry hopes for bigger allocation in 2020 budget

English, Speech

Digital Platform Conference Speech

Digital Platform Conference . Kuala Lumpur 19 September 2019 YB Steven Sim Chee Keong 先生讲话提纲 (Talking Points for YB Steven Sim Chee Keong) HE. Mr. Chen Chen, Minister Counsellor for the People’s Republic of China Embassy in Malaysia, Y.B. Dato’ Teng Chang Khim, Selangor State Executive Councilor, Dato' Ir Fong Tian Yong, Executive Director of… Continue reading Digital Platform Conference Speech

English, KBS, Sports, youth

Sports Ministry to check on claims that 13 stadiums are not safe

The Ministry of Youth and Sports is to seek clarification about claims that 13 stadiums in the country have not been issued a code compliance certificate (CCC). The ministry would need to gather more information before it could take the necessary action to resolve the problem, Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim Chee Keong… Continue reading Sports Ministry to check on claims that 13 stadiums are not safe

English, Govt, KBS, Sports, youth

Prince Edward presents Gold Award to 254 young M’sians

CYBERJAYA: A total of 254 young Malaysians received the prestigious "Gold Award" of the International Award for Young People this year. To make it even more special, the award, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, was presented to them by the Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward. Prince Edward is in Malaysia for a… Continue reading Prince Edward presents Gold Award to 254 young M’sians

English, Speech

MALAYSIA GOLD AWARD FOR YOUNG PEOPLE CEREMONY 2019 SPEECH

Kuala Lumpur 11 September 2019 MALAYSIA GOLD AWARD FOR YOUNG PEOPLE CEREMONY 2019 His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO, Chairman of The Board of Trustees, His Excellency Charles Hay MVO, British High Commissioner to Malaysia, Dr. Waitchalla R.R.V. Suppiah,​ ​Secretary General of Ministry of Youth & Sports Malaysia, Mr. John… Continue reading MALAYSIA GOLD AWARD FOR YOUNG PEOPLE CEREMONY 2019 SPEECH