Resolve Malaysia’s Education Crisis By Rejecting “One Size Fits All” Uniformity In Favour Of Customization That Returns To The Basic Principles Of Pursuing Excellence And The Teaching Of Cognitive And Non-Cognitive Skills.

Speech By Chief Minister of Penang Lim Guan Eng During The Official Opening of the Karpal Singh Penang Learning Centre & Penang Badminton Academy At Jalan Kaki Bukit, Bukit Gelugor, Pulau Pinang On Friday, 9 May 2014. First let me thank Dato’ Seri Kalimullah and ECM Libra Foundation not only for the RM 4 million …

Tamil New Year And Vasakhi Message (en/bm/cn)

Tamil New Year And Vasakhi Message By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng in Komtar, George Town On 15.4.2014. Resolve Malaysia’s Education Crisis By Rejecting “One Size Fits All” Uniformity In Favour Of Customization That Returns To The Basic Principles Of Pursuing Excellence And The Teaching Of Cognitive And Non-Cognitive Skills. Malaysia’s education crisis is …

Poor Quality Of Malaysia’s Education System Is Equally As Big A National Economic Threat As Rising Levels Of Private Household Debt Which Can Derail Vision 2020 Of Transforming Malaysia Into A Developed Country.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Penang On 6.4.2014. DAP disagrees with the World Bank that the poor quality of Malaysia’s education system is more worrying than the level of debt in its households. Dr Frederico Gil Sander, who is World Bank senior economist for Malaysia, explained that …

A Sound Education System With Emphasis On STEM Teaching Of Science, Technology, English and Maths Is Our Lifeboat To The Future.(en/cn)

Opening Speech by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Wawasan Open University On The Nishimura Lecture Organised By The Penang Institute On 17 March 2014. A very good afternoon I bid to all of you. It is my pleasure to welcome the esteemed Professor Kiyohiko Nishimura, former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan …

DAP Shall Abide And Comply With The Decision Of The Kuala Lumpur High Court Tomorrow On Whether DAP Can Hold Re-elections On Sunday 29 September 2013 Through A National Special Congress Which Is Expressly Provided For In The DAP Party Constitution.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 26.9.2013. DAP shall abide and comply with the decision of the Kuala Lumpur High Court tomorrow on whether DAP can hold re-elections on Sunday 29 September 2013 through a National Special Congress, which is expressly provided for in the …

Kolej Damansara Utama(KDU) University Will Be Established On A 10-Acre Site In Batu Kawan Offering Degree Courses In Engineering, Accounting. Information Technology And Hospitality.(en/cn)

PRESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT BY PENANG CHIEF MINISTER LIM GUAN ENG, ON 26.9.2013 AT KOMTAR, GEORGE TOWN. Kolej Damansara Utama(KDU) University Will Be Established On A 10-Acre Site In Batu Kawan Offering Degree Courses In Engineering, Accounting. Information Technology And Hospitality. The Penang State Government and PDC’s efforts to promote quality education received another boost with …

University of Hull Will Establish Their School Of Engineering, Law, Accountancy and Logistics In A 5-Acre Site In Batu Kawan, Penang (en/bm)

Press Conference Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng On The tie-up between PKT Logistics and University of Hull, United Kingdom on 24th September 2013 at 12.30pm Komtar, George Town Penang will achieve another feather in the cap with the availability of courses in engineering, business, law and accountancy offered by the prestigious University …

39 Top Students Receiving Full Marks of CGPA 4.0 But Still Not Being Selected For Public University Places For Their Preferred Courses Is A National Shame That Will Stain The Pursuit Of Merit, Excellence And Merit As Well As Cripple The Elusive Search For National Unity After 56 Years Of Merdeka.(en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 5.8.2013. 39 top students receiving full marks of Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 4.0 but still not being selected for public university places for their preferred courses is a national shame that will stain the pursuit of merit, excellence …

By Depriving And Destroying The Future Of Our Top Students, Malaysia Is Also Destroying The Future Of Excellence And Malaysia’s Hope Of Being A High-Income Nation.(en/bm/cn)

Points Made By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng During The DAP CEC Meeting In Kuala Lumpur On 16.7.2013. DAP must focus on providing a clear alternative vision for economic growth and prosperity that can be enjoyed by all Malaysians instead of being distracted by the nefarious lies employed by UMNO to …

After 56 Years Of Merdeka, Time For All Political Parties And The Education Ministry Not To Focus On Race But On Why Qualified Students Cannot Get Places In Local Universities On Merit.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 15.7.2013. After 56 Years of Merdeka, the time has come for all political parties and the Education Ministry not to focus on race but on why qualified students cannot get places in local public universities on merit. Depriving qualified …

PR And DAP Will Fight Legally In Courts And Seek Support From All Malaysians Malay, Chinese, Indian, Iban And Kadazan To Protect Chinese And Tamil Vernacular Schools From Being Abolished By UMNO Supporters Like Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Arshad.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP for Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 14.5.2013. Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Arshad dares to call for the abolition of Chinese and Tamil vernacular schools because with assured UMNO support behind him, he knows he will neither be sacked as pro-Chancellor Of Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) …

Tan Twan Eng’s Success As An English Author Shows The Importance Of Preparing The Young For The Future By Being The First Malaysian To Win The US$30,000 “Man Asian Literary Prize”.(en/cn)

Press Statement by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng in Komtar, George Town on 17.3.2013. On behalf of the people of Penang, I wish to offer my heartiest congratulations to Tan Twan Eng for making Penang proud by becoming the first Malaysian to win the prestigious Man Asian Literary Prize. Tan’s novel, The Garden of …

Will Muhyiddin still say that our education system is better than the US, UK and Germany when Malaysia’s ranking has fallen in the recently released Trends in TIMSS 2011 from 20th to 26th in the Mathematics and from 21st to 32nd in Science?(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 12.12.2012 Our Minister of Education and Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, said in March 2012 that our education system is better than that of the US, UK and Germany, using selective results from the World Economic Forum …

Speech by Penang Chief Minister YAB Lim Guan Eng for the Penang Science Council Life Sciences & Medical Health Young Laureates Award 2012 Prize Giving Ceremony (en/cn)

It is indeed a pleasure to see so many bright minds here today. I am told that the PSC Young Laureates Program is an ambitious program to nurture the students’ ability to learn independently and to communicate science effectively. I must congratulate the effort the school teams have put in to understand and communicate the …

To Improve The Standard Of English To Maintain Our International Competitiveness, The Education Ministry Should Consider To Make it Compulsory to Pass the English Language Paper in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia(SPM) And That A Credit Is Essential To Obtain Grade 1 In SPM.(en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 6.6.2012. To Improve The Standard Of English To Maintain Our International Competitiveness, The Education Ministry Should Consider To Make it Compulsory to Pass the English Language Paper in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia(SPM) And That A Credit Is Essential To Obtain Grade 1 In SPM. …