Striving to lift Chinese schools’ education

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THE Penang government has always consistently prioritised the importance of Chinese schools’ education in the state, providing various forms of assistance.


With the financial extended by the state for the past 16 years, aimed at fostering school development, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow, who was the guest of honour during the Perai Chinese New Year open house at SJK (C) Chung Hwa 3 in Jalan Senangin today, expressed appreciation for the contributions from certain quarters towards the advancement of Chinese schools.

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Chow emphasising the importance of Chinese education during the open house.

“Education is the only pathway to success, and we are committed to doing whatever we can for the sake of schools’ development.


“We aim to create a conducive learning environment for the pupils for them to excel further in their studies.


“The education of the younger generation must be looked into,” Chow said during the celebration.


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Chow posing for a photograph with two of the stage performers.

Chow noted that the funds raised from the Chinese New Year open house would be utilised for the school’s facilities, contributing to a better learning environment for the pupils.



“It is important for us to live harmoniously, especially in this multi-racial society. The sense of respect must be instilled among us,” he added.



During the open house, those present were treated to various delicacies.


Among the guests were State Speaker Datuk Law Choo Kiang, Perai assemblyman Datuk Seri Sundarajoo Somu, who is also state Housing and Environment Committee chairman, and the school’s board of committee members.

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Story by Edmund Lee
Pix by Siew Chia En