Economy, Featured, General, Govt, press, World

Adelina’s death: We need to strengthen protection for migrant labours in Malaysia

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 12 FEBRUARY 2018 | BUKIT MERTAJAM The tragic death of 21-year old Indonesian domestic helper, Adelina, infuriated our nation. We received tip-off from neighbours on Saturday (10/02/18) about a domestic helper being abused and visited the employers’ home to investigate the very same day. After failing… Continue reading Adelina’s death: We need to strengthen protection for migrant labours in Malaysia

Bahasa Malaysia, Community, Featured, General, Govt, Politics, press, World

Keputusan Trump terhadap Jerusalem langkah tidak bertanggungjawab, dan berpotensi mencetus aktiviti keganasan di rantau Asia Tenggara termasuk Malaysia

Kenyataan Media Steven Sim, Ahli Parlimen Bukit Mertajam 07 DISEMBER 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PULAU PINANG Keputusan Presiden Amerika Syarikat (AS), Donald J. Trump untuk memindahkan kedutaan AS di Israel dari Tel Aviv ke Jerusalem (Baitulmaqdis) dan justeru memberi pengiktirafan kepada Jerusalem sebagai ibu kota Israel merupakan suatu tindakan yang amat tidak bertanggungjawab. Langkah tersebut… Continue reading Keputusan Trump terhadap Jerusalem langkah tidak bertanggungjawab, dan berpotensi mencetus aktiviti keganasan di rantau Asia Tenggara termasuk Malaysia

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Zahid Hamidi perlu berhenti menyalahguna agensi kerajaan untuk berpolitik dan fokus kepada menyelesaikan krisis Kementerian Dalam Negeri

Kenyataan media Steven Sim, Ahli Parlimen Bukit Mertajam1 OGOS 2017 | PARLIMEN, KUALA LUMPURPada 16 Mei 2017, akhbar NST melaporkan bahawa terhadap TIDAK KURANG daripada 30 orang pengganas Daesh yang ditahan di negara lain atas cubaan untuk menyertai kumpulan pengganas tersebut di Syria telah dengan senyap memasuki Malaysia. (Sumber: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/05/239653/exclusive-threat-unwanted-tourists) Pengganas Daesh ini telah dikategori… Continue reading Zahid Hamidi perlu berhenti menyalahguna agensi kerajaan untuk berpolitik dan fokus kepada menyelesaikan krisis Kementerian Dalam Negeri

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Zahid Hamidi should stop abusing government agencies to play politics and start focusing on dealing with crisis within the Home Ministry

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP of Bukit Mertajam 1 AUGUST 2017 | PARLIAMENT, KUALA LUMPUR On 16 May 2017, NST reported that NOT FEWER than 30 would-be Daesh fighters who were arrested in other countries for attempting to join the terrorist group in Syria had “secretly” entered Malaysia. (Source: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/05/239653/exclusive-threat-unwanted-tourists) These Daesh fighters were… Continue reading Zahid Hamidi should stop abusing government agencies to play politics and start focusing on dealing with crisis within the Home Ministry

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All parties must strongly condemn extremism and denounce climate of hatred and intolerance in Malaysia

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 05 JUNE 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PULAU PINANG Waves of terror are hitting our world. Hate crimes whether driven by racial, religious or political ideology or any sorts of prejudices are breeding violence everywhere. From terrorist incidents in London and Manchester to Daesh attack in the… Continue reading All parties must strongly condemn extremism and denounce climate of hatred and intolerance in Malaysia

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Hundreds of millions spent on immigration biometric and computer system yet we still allow North Korean operatives and Daesh fighters into the country

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP of Bukit Mertajam 30 MAY 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM I refer to the special report by NST on how Malaysia has become dumping ground for would-be Daesh fighters who were arrested in other countries for attempting to join the terrorist group in Syria. (Source: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/05/239653/exclusive-threat-unwanted-tourists)The report implied that the… Continue reading Hundreds of millions spent on immigration biometric and computer system yet we still allow North Korean operatives and Daesh fighters into the country

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Malaysiakini (MK) Special Report on Immigration: Blood is on our hands

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 29 MARCH 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR I read with deep anger and frustration the three-part Special Report by Malaysiakini journalist Alyaa Alhadjri, who worked with her counterparts from the Indonesian Tempo magazine on human trade and trafficking in Malaysia. As much as I am angry, I… Continue reading Malaysiakini (MK) Special Report on Immigration: Blood is on our hands

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E-Kad exposed as fake reform, nothing more than another layer of bureaucracy leading to more profit for the Malaysia Migrant Industrial Complex

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 22 MARCH 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR   On 7 February, it was reported that the Director General of Immigration Department, Mustafar Ali announced that undocumented migrants (PATI) will be able to register for a temporary card called “Enforcement Card” or E-Kad with the Department from 15… Continue reading E-Kad exposed as fake reform, nothing more than another layer of bureaucracy leading to more profit for the Malaysia Migrant Industrial Complex

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“MH370 cannot remain a mystery”

Media statement by Julian Tan MP for Stampin and Steven Sim MP for Bukit Mertajam 07 MARCH 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR March 8, 2017 marks the third anniversary of the fateful flight of MH370. After three long and painful years, for both the victims’ family as well as for the aviation industry, MH370 still remains… Continue reading “MH370 cannot remain a mystery”

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IWD 2017: Women migrant workers in Malaysia

08 MARCH 2017 | KUALA LUMPUR Happy International Women’s Day. In my International Women’s Day message last year, I urged the government to redirect subsidy for migrant workers to empower Malaysian women in the economy, including expanding our workforce instead of hiring migrant workers, increasing female labour participation rate, as well as providing better social… Continue reading IWD 2017: Women migrant workers in Malaysia