Penang

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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

Federal government is unable to assist Penang flood victims because it is running out of money but BN has money to make fake news videos, newspaper advertisements and wage poster wars to bring down the Penang state government

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 21 MARCH 2018 | KUALA LUMPUR On 19 March 2018, I asked in Parliament about the status of the flood aid promised by the Prime Minister for the Penang November 2017 flood victims. Minister in Prime Minister’s Department, Shahidan Kassim said that only RM5,467,250 will be … Continue reading

Fed Govt should release the RM1 billion flood mitigation fund, give aid to flood victims and suspend GST on Penang as State Govt rallies post-disaster efforts

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 15 NOVEMBER 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM, PENANG The 5 November 2017 flood in Penang was unprecedented. Rainfall recorded the previous evening at 372mm was the highest ever in the history of Penang. The Meteorological Department concluded that this was due to radical changes in weather patterns. … Continue reading

Instead of making Langkawi, Penang and Malacca into FTs, the federal government should restore local elections in KL, Putrajaya and Labuan

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 03 FEBRUARY 2017 | BUKIT MERTAJAM I refer to Federal Territories Minister, Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s statement “to take Langkawi, Penang and certain parts of Malacca” to be Federal Territories. (Source: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/tengku-adnan-hopes-to-expand-federal-territories-to-penang-langkawi-and-par) Tengku Adnan’s latest remark is not only highly irresponsible and unlawful but undermines the … Continue reading