CENBET co-President Gan Ping Sieu: No reason to be hostile towards contract doctors’ demand for transparency
Friday, July 16, 2021
Contract doctors in government service are asking for equal treatment and transparency in the selection of permanent medical officers. We fully support this call; the Health Ministry must make public the evaluation criteria for all contract doctors.  >> read more
 
CENBET co-president Gan Ping Sieu: No room for racial discrimination; Focus instead on resolving grouses of contract doctors
Monday, June 28, 2021
The selection of medical officers in the public healthcare sector must never be influenced by racial or religious prejudices. When it comes to saving lives, there is no room for affirmative action. We want the best and most qualified doctors to serve all Malaysians. It has to be by merit, and no other way.  >> read more
 
CENBET co-president Gan Ping Sieu: Private healthcare involvement can help us achieve herd immunity quicker
Saturday, March 06, 2021
The Government should tap into the resources of the private healthcare system, without affecting the supply of vaccine already procured for public healthcare. By going full throttle on both fronts, we can leverage on the full capacity of our healthcare system and achieve herd immunity much quicker.  >> read more
 
CENBET co-president Gan Ping Sieu: Kedah Government must reinstate Thaipusam as a Public Holiday
Thursday, January 21, 2021
The sudden announcement of cancellation of Thaipusam as a public holiday is an affront to multiculturalism that we celebrate and a sign of intolerance.  >> read more
 
CENBET co-president Gan Ping Sieu: Allow Parliaments & state legislative assemblies to convene during Emergency
Monday, January 18, 2021
There is no real conflict between the state of Emergency and its ordinances with the normal functioning of civil government and parliamentary scrutiny. The August House should continue to debate and pass non-COVID-19 related bills, amendments to various laws and longer-term policies such as the 12th Malaysia Plan.  >> read more
 
CENBET co-president Gan Ping Sieu: Time to legislate JAKIM for better governance and transparency, and mitigate risk of conflict between federal and states
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
JAKIM's constitutional proprietary has long been questioned by prominent opinion leaders, constitutional lawyers, civil groups etc. There have been calls as to whether legislative initiatives should be taken to form a legally constituted federal Islamic administration agency, with clearly defined perimeter of power and jurisdiction, in conformity with the Federal Constitution.  >> read more
 
CENBET co-president Gan Ping Sieu: End political uncertainty by proving legitimacy in Parliament
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
It is time for our elected representatives to show their hands in Dewan Rakyat and put an end to political instability in the country.  >> read more
 
CENBET co-president Gan Ping Sieu: Directors of pyramid schemes should be jailed
Thursday, September 03, 2020
Locals and foreign investors alike have lost substantial personal savings from the scams, and this has resulted in Malaysia gaining a notorious reputation over the years as an international hub of pyramid investment games.  >> read more
 
CENBET co-president Gan Ping Sieu: High Time FINAS Act is Amended to Keep Up with The Times
Friday, July 24, 2020
The catch-all law is definitely obsolete and requires a clearer definition in keeping up with time. Today, almost everyone is a content producer. Armed with just a smartphone, we are able to create a variety of content ranging from commercials, public service announcements, tutorials and more. Not only can we produce, but we are also publishers via a wide range of digital platforms such as YouTube, FaceBook, Instagram and many more.  >> read more
 
CENBET vice-president Dato’ Simon Lim Seng Chai: Being a parliamentarian should not be a pre-requisite to head GLCs
Friday, April 17, 2020
Let us be clear – being on the right side of the political divide is not, and should not, be a criteria to head a GLC. GLCs are not meant to be a training ground, or used as a platform for political patronage at the expense of taxpayers.  >> read more
 
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