Starchild: Young Malaysians send their letters to our Prime Minister


Jayden Tan Li Sheng, 10

Recently, Starchild asked readers to submit their letters to our new Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Children were invited to tell our newly elected Prime Minister their hopes and dreams for Malaysia. Let’s hear what they have to say.

“I would like our leaders to take care of our national schools. A new coat of paint for the classroom and cleaner toilets would be nice. This will enhance our learning experience in school,” says Bethany Wang Qi Syuen, seven.

Bethany Wang Qi Syuen, 7Bethany Wang Qi Syuen, 7

Younger sibling Asher Wang Qi Chuen, five, wants our leader to look into Malaysia’s waste management. “It’s important that our rubbish is collected regularly, disposed of properly and recyclable items are sorted to keep our country clean and green.”

Asher Wang Qi Chuen, 5Asher Wang Qi Chuen, 5

“I wish Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his ministers can install air conditioning in Malaysian schools. Having air conditioning in our classrooms can cool us down during the hot weather in our country. Lastly, I hope our leader will set a new school curriculum incorporating fun and interactive teaching methods. A good school can produce successful leaders,” writes Feivul Lee, nine.

Feivul Lee, 9Feivul Lee, 9

“Leaders are not only important people. They also represent their countries. I hope our new leader will implement a compulsory rule for all classrooms in the school to be fully air-conditioned. Shorter lessons can help lessen students’ stress,” writes nine-year-old Lim Sheng Hao.

Haley Khoo, 6Haley Khoo, 6

Jayden Tan Li Sheng, 10, says: “Build more bicycle lanes, plant more trees and have parks in all housing areas.”

Find the hidden words!Find the hidden words!

ITEM: Christmas is less than a month away, and Starchild would like you to send in stories of your favourite Christmas experience. Do you have a wish or wishes for Christmas? Tell it to Santa Claus: Maybe your wish is for nice gifts, or you are concerned about someone’s health and wish your friend better health.

Draw a picture of you and Santa Claus, if you like. Imagine yourself anywhere in the world with Santa during Christmas.

Email your contributions to lifestyle@thestar.com.my by Dec 16. Please put “STARCHILD: Christmas” in the subject line of your email.

Scanned drawings should be in jpeg format, with a resolution of 200 dpi.

Your contributions must carry your full name, age (open to children aged 12 and below only), gender, phone contact, and address. Instead of handwritten letters, please type out your letters.

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