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GE14: A people’s election

In the hilly land to the north of Johannesburg, on the wall opposite the Bench, in the Constitutional Court of South Africa, nestled in the Old Prison Fort where Nelson Mandela, and Mahatma Gandhi were once imprisoned, the bricks were red, dirty and unpainted. Each time the Bench convene, and as the judges face the … Continue reading

This Labour Day, let us recognise the labour of love by homemakers

Media statement by Sim Chee Keong, Pakatan Harapan candidate for P.45 Bukit Mertajam parliamentary constituency 01 MAY 2018 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PENANG For more than a hundred years, every year on 1 May, workers and the working classes are celebrated on Labour Day. It originated from the struggle of the labour movement advocating for an … Continue reading

Rakyat Malaysia, syarikat tempatan dan kerajaan negeri sekalipun dikenakan GST manakala syarikat asing diberi pelepasan GST

Kenyataan media Steven Sim, calon Pakatan Harapan Parlimen Bukit Mertajam P.45 18 APRIL 2018 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PULAU PINANG Jabatan Kastam telah mengaku bahawa kerajaan pusat memberikan pelepasan Cukai Barangan dan Perkhidmatan (GST) kepada syarikat asing, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) yang terlibat dalam projek Laluan Keretapi Pantai Timur (ECRL) yang bernilai RM55 bilion. (Sumber: … Continue reading

Bukit Mertajam will lead the GE14 battle in Penang

Five years ago, on 19 April 2013, I was named as the DAP candidate for Bukit Mertajam in the 13th General Election. I accepted the responsibility with much trembling and fear: On one hand I was proud to be able to stand in the frontline especially to represent my “kampung”, Bukit Mertajam, in the battle … Continue reading