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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

Najib’s latest annoucement of old, recycled and previously unfulfilled election promises confirmed UMNO-BN treats Penangites as nincompoops

Media statement by Steven Sim, DAP-Pakatan Harapan GE14 candidate for Bukit Mertajam 14 APRIL 2018 | BUKIT MERTAJAM Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Razak on his visit to Penang last Thursday announced that if Barisan Nasional wins, the government will abolish Penang Bridge toll for motorcyclists, and build 65,000 units of affordable housing in Penang. Clearly, … Continue reading

Let Malays be more Malay, says DAP lawmaker

Originally published in The Malaysian Insight. By Looi Sue-Chern. MALAYSIA cannot do away with identity politics, which is shaped by one’s religion, ethnic, culture, language, social class, gender and other aspects of their identity, said DAP lawmaker Steven Sim. The Bukit Mertajam MP said it was the wrong question to ask people whether they identified … Continue reading