Vice-President Dato' Simon Lim Seng Chai Asking YB Paul Yong To Take Leave
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Perak Executive Councillor YB Paul Yong should go on leave, pending the outcome of the criminal charges against him. This is in line with good governance, where public office bearers must not only be clean and upright, but be seen to be so.  >> read more
 
Vice-President Ng Yeen Seen On Proposal Of New Rape Law By PKR Senator
Thursday, August 01, 2019
CENBET is appalled by PKR Senator Mohd Imran Abd Hamid 's views that men have to be protected from being seduced into committing rape.  >> read more
 
Co-President Gan Ping Sieu On The Amnesty Programme for Undocumented Foreigners
Friday, July 19, 2019
The Home Ministry's Amnesty programme announced yesterday is a regressive move that only aggravates the problem of illegal workers in the long-run. The programme will only temporarily alleviate the ballooning number of foreign workers here.  >> read more
 
Co-President Gan Ping Sieu On The Appointment Of The New MACC Chief Commissioner
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
It is time to elevate the status of MACC for it to be recognised under the Federal Constitution, with its commissioners appointed after royal assent. This will lend enhanced credibility to the anti-graft body and mitigate against Executive interference in the body's operations.  >> read more
 
Co-President Gan Ping Sieu on Education Minister's Statement Linking the Matriculation Intake Quota with Language Job Requirement
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Education Minister Maszlee Malik should not conflate the issue of matriculation intake quota with language job requirements. These are two distinct issues. The former is about the merits of the 90:10 quota system. The latter is about language requirement in the job market.  >> read more
 
Co-President, Gan Ping Sieu on the Rome Statute Controversy
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The Federal government should urgently clarify the confusion and misinformation surrounding the Cabinet's decision for Malaysia to withdraw from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. This is to defuse rising public anxiety over the issue that is showing no signs of abating.  >> read more
 
Vice-President Dato Simon Lim Seng Chai on the Public Accounts Committee
Sunday, March 24, 2019
The Public Accounts Committee should rightfully be led by someone who's not a member of the ruling government, in the spirit of good governance which we advocate. Having a government backbencher chairing the committee may undermine its perceived independence and effectiveness.  >> read more
 
Vice-President Dato Simon Lim Seng Chai on Dato' Seri Azmin Ali's Statement on the Bumiputera Agenda
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
We are deeply concerned over the posturing by Economics Affairs Minister, Datuk Seri Mohd Azmin Ali following the conclusion of the Semenyih by-election. Barely hours after the polls results were announced on Saturday night, Azmin had issued a media statement calling for the Bumiputera agenda to be fulfilled "without feeling apologetic or fearful".  >> read more
 
Co-President Gan Ping Sieu on the Trip by the Police Top Brass to Turkey
Friday, February 15, 2019
The police must come clean on the privately-sponsored official trip to Turkey led by the Inspector-General of Police, to learn about ways to combat online gaming. The trip has invited public suspicion on the intentions and motives of the sponsorship, more so as it involves not just the IGP but many other top cops.  >> read more
 
Vice-President Dato Simon Lim Seng Chai on Appointments into GLCs
Saturday, January 26, 2019
The government needs to ensure greater transparency for appointments of key positions in GLCs, where the main selection criterion should be competency. Key positions in GLCs and government agencies should not be regarded as political reward. These positions are custodians of public interest, and that includes managing funds that run into billions of ringgit. Therefore, these positions should only be reserved for professionals and those truly qualified.  >> read more
 
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