Penang

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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

Gerakan Liang Teck Meng as a Member of Parliament should show more concern for the high national deficit, federal government debt and 1MDB financial scandal instead of launching political attacks on Penang state government to gain brownie points with UMNO

Media statement by Steven Sim, MP for Bukit Mertajam 070117 | BUKIT MERTAJAM Gerakan MP for Simpang Renggam, Liang Teck Meng attempted to malign the state government of Penang by claiming that Penang state budget surplus came from sale of land instead of good governance. This is not the first time UMNO and its cohorts … Continue reading

NEWS: MPSP asks Yen Yen: So, it’s okay to break the law?

My original statement in Mandarin here and in Bahasa Melayu here. Source: Malaysiakini Tourism Minister Dr Ng Yen Yen has been lambasted for her “utter disrespect of the law and insulting workers” carrying out their task in the removal of banners depicting Prime Minister Najib Razak extending Chinese New Year greetings to the people. Seberang Perai … Continue reading