English, Govt, Sports

Covid-19: High performance sports in the new normal

By Steven Sim & Muhammad Syakir Che Mansor In Steven's first article, he articulated the need for the Malaysian government to rethink sports in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. In this article, we will deal with issues faced by high performance sports given the new normal due to Covid-19.  We will look into four key… Continue reading Covid-19: High performance sports in the new normal

English, Govt, Penang

Covid-19 Exclusives: Tech Solutions for the Next Normal

BY NOW, ALL of us will be familiar with the term new normal or as we call it in Penang, next normal. Since the start of the Covid-19 epidemic, many commentators have spoken about how this crisis will change the way we live our lives. Many also talked about technology playing a more prominent role… Continue reading Covid-19 Exclusives: Tech Solutions for the Next Normal

English, Govt, KBS, Sports

Huge Benefits in Many Fields Can be Reaped if the Story of Sports is Properly Told

The story of sports in Malaysia is often ignored, and I feel there is much about it that needs telling. It makes a broad and exciting tale. My minister and I came to helm the Youth and Sports Ministry in July 2018 on the heels of a disappointing performance at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in… Continue reading Huge Benefits in Many Fields Can be Reaped if the Story of Sports is Properly Told

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

Bukit Mertajam, Chinese, Govt, 中文 Mandarin

沈志强拨9.5万提升玻璃主山 重铺路面更换老旧运动器材

青年体育部副部长兼大山脚国会议员沈志强,拨款约9万5000令吉提升玻璃主山。 早前,沈志强接到投诉指玻璃主山道路千疮百孔,对时常去运动的年长者造成威胁,有者扭伤脚,有者跌伤。 经过了解事件的严重性,沈志强遂拨款9万2000令吉重铺全部路面,该工程由威省市政厅负责执行,并在4个工作日就完成了所有工程。 除了重铺道路,沈志强也拨款2600令吉更换一台山上的老旧运动器材,造福民众。

Bukit Mertajam, Chinese, Govt, 中文 Mandarin

百年建筑3D年历 沈志强:免费派送

宣传大山脚历史、文化与美食,大山脚区国会议员沈志强突发奇想,拍摄区内4个拥有逾百年历史宗教建筑外观后,印制成4款2020年3D立体年历,免费派给市民。

沈志强周六早上在甘榜峇鲁巴刹派发年历后表示,该服务中心在来临的2020年着重向外推荐大山脚,因此印制上述立体年历,4款年历共印制约万张,除了在巴刹派发之外,选民也可前往服务中心豁免费获取,直至送完为止。

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