Community, Featured, General, Govt

NEWS: Transparency in local councils

This article appeared in the Sun Daily on 13 March 2012, written by Dato' Dr. Goh Ban Lee, a former municipal councillor himself and a scholar in urban research and town management. Dr. Goh quoted my full council adjournment speech on the need to increase transparency. Source: The Sun Daily SEBERANG Perai Municipal Councillor Steven Sim… Continue reading NEWS: Transparency in local councils

Bahasa Malaysia, Community, General, Govt, Politics

PRESS: Krisis menjadi peluang untuk amal ketelusan

My adjournment speech in the MPSP full council meeting on 29 February 2012. Among others, it called for transparency in local government. See here for chinese translation of the speech. ------------------------------ Dunia melangkah ke dekad ke2 dalam abad ke21 ini dengan menyaksikan satu krisis yang melanda masyarakat dunia. Saya memanggilnya krisis kerana fenomena ini berlaku… Continue reading PRESS: Krisis menjadi peluang untuk amal ketelusan

Bahasa Malaysia, Featured, General, Govt, Politics

Press: Isytihar Harta: Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang tunai janji CAT dan menuju ke arah mencapai urus tadbir bertaraf dunia pertama

130112 | Bukit Mertajam Pemuda Sosialis DAP (DAPSY) Pulau Pinang menyambut baik tindakan Ahli EXCO Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang mengisytiharkan harta mereka secara terbuka. Langkah ini bukan sahaja membuktikan pegangan kukuh pada prinsip CAT (Cekap, Amanah, Telus) oleh Kerajaan Negeri Pakatan Rakyat, malah merupakan preseden bersejarah buat pentadbiran kerajaan di Malaysia. Pengisytiharan harta telah disarankan… Continue reading Press: Isytihar Harta: Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang tunai janji CAT dan menuju ke arah mencapai urus tadbir bertaraf dunia pertama

Community, Featured, General, Govt

PRESS: Penangites must shed “garbage culture” to build a Cleaner Greener Penang and channel resources towards other important areas

Press statement issued by Steven Sim while giving out free “Cleaner Greener Penang” car stickers in Bukit Mertajam. Also present were YB Chong Eng, Bukit Mertajam MP, YB Michael Tan, ADUN Padang Lalang and Cllr Oon Neow Aun The free car stickers are part of an awareness campaign under the “Cleaner Greener Penang” banner to… Continue reading PRESS: Penangites must shed “garbage culture” to build a Cleaner Greener Penang and channel resources towards other important areas

Economy, Featured, General, Mind, World

Nobel Prize winner coming to Penang!

Penang is set to be a true cultural and intellectual capital of Asia; in December, Penang Institute is proud to host the 1996 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Professor Sir James Mirrlees who will deliver the 2nd Penang in Asia Lecture. Professor Mirrlees' lecture is entitled, "Finance and the Current Recession". The Lecture… Continue reading Nobel Prize winner coming to Penang!