Tag: Malaysia Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman

Syed Saddiq denies rumours linking RM250k to mystery woman

Former Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq reportedly lost RM250,000 from his home in Petaling Jaya on 28 March 2020. The Muar MP has since made a police report and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is currently investigating the crime. It was reported that the money...

Malaysian minister forced to climb fence to escape “gangster” group that gatecrashed Johor event

Johor Baru – Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister had to climb a fence to escape a large group of men who gatecrashed an event organise by his political party on Friday (Jan 31).   According to The Star Online, Mr Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman was at that time...

Human rights activist rebukes M’sian Youth Minister for hosting Zakir Naik, telling country to move on

Kuala Lumpur—Prominent human rights activist and lawyer rebuked Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman over social media for the minister’s “capitulation” regarding controversial Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik. The Youth Minister had, like several other prominent figures, originally called for the...

After teen commits suicide in heeding Instagram poll results, Malaysian youth minister is jump-starting a national discussion about mental health

Bangi—When a teenager leapt to her death on Monday (May 13) after having likely heeded a majority "Die" vote in her social media poll asking netizens to help her decide on suicide, Malaysian Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman expressed concern...

Malaysia’s youngest minister believes ‘Najib Razak will not be able to make political comeback’ in new democracy

Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman was recently interviewed by South China Morning Post (SCMP) and said that former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak will not be able to make a swift political comeback in the country due to the...