Connect with us

Social Stories

Deputy Minister: Veveonah Didn’t Climb Tree for Exams, She’s Just A YouTuber


Page 7
Source: Astro Awani & Youtube

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

A few months ago, a student known as Veveonah Mosibin from Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), went viral after she shared her story of spending 24 hours in a tree to access the Internet in her village so she could study for her upcoming online examination.

Screenshot 140

However, in a Dewan Negara session held today (3 September), the Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin said that Veveonah is just a Youtuber who didn’t sit for any examinations when the video was recorded.

“Veveonah is a Youtuber and there are no exams. We’ve checked. She is just a Youtuber who wants to make a name, she is famous for a moment and she does it just for entertainment. This is an act that sometimes we are deceived. We shouldn’t be so easily fooled by Youtubers to make issues,” said the deputy minister in a statement recorded by Sinar Plus.

81596442728 Zahidizainulabidin

He added that authorities will always seek to resolve issues in areas with bad reception: “So, we ask community representatives from areas where there’s no signal or where there is a blind spot, to inform the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and so that we can help resolve the problem, especially in terms of education.”

This was revealed as a response to a question raised by Senator Datuk Donald Peter Mojuntin, a Member of Senate who raised the issue of Veveonah’s viral video and asked about the government’s action to ensure internet access is balanced between urban and rural areas, particularly in Sabah.

However, netizens are coming forward to accuse the deputy minister of making excuses and framing the student instead of resolving the issue at hand, that is the lack of internet access in rural areas.

What do you guys think about this? 


Also read: Sabahan Student Spent 24 Hours In A TREE To Get Good Internet Connection For Her Online Exam

My Post 2020 06 16T111712.285

Source: Youtube
Source: Astro Awani

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

My Post 1 2024 06 13T154426.802 1 My Post 1 2024 06 13T154426.802 1
News10 hours ago

PM Anwar Wants Singapore to Send Its Teachers to Teach English in Malaysia

Just about a month ago, Lee Hsien Loong resigned as Prime Minister of Singapore and Lawrence Wong, who was Deputy...

Collage 36 Collage 36
News15 hours ago

JUST IN: Zayn Rayyan’s Parents Charged with Child Neglect, May Face Up to 20-Year Jail, RM50k Fine or Both

The death of an autistic boy last December, Zayn Rayyan shocked the nation, and today, the boy’s parents were charged...

Collage 35 Collage 35
News16 hours ago

“Borrow RM400, return RM6.8K” – Loan Sharks Threaten 19yo Borrower by ‘offering’ RM10K for Her Limbs

It’s safe to say that once you’re in touch with the loan sharks, you’re bound to say goodbye to peaceful...

My Post 1 2024 06 12T163644.367 My Post 1 2024 06 12T163644.367
News1 day ago

M’sian Man Beats Up & Stabs Wife to Death in Front of Their 12yo Daughter in Ipoh

A 12-year-old girl has been left traumatised after she had to witness her father beating up and stabbing her mother...

Collage 9 1 Collage 9 1
News1 day ago

“It’s 2024” – PMX Tells M’sians Not to Bring Up ‘win today, cheaper fuel tomorrow’ Because He Said That in 2008

Politicians will promise you a lot of things. Whether they keep the promises or not, it’s for the people to...

My Post 1 2024 06 12T145911.102 My Post 1 2024 06 12T145911.102
News1 day ago

M’sian Man Randomly Arrested by AADK & Kept in Lockup Overnight, Found to be Completely Innocent

Imagine the terror a family would feel upon finding out their fellow family member had gone missing, only to discover...

My Post 3 2024 06 12T114235.932 My Post 3 2024 06 12T114235.932
News2 days ago

KL Condo Unit Goes Up in Flames After a Resident Allegedly Threw Their Cigarette Butt from Above

Smokers living in apartment buildings, condominiums and flats have a tendency of throwing their cigarette butts from their balconies or...

Collage 6 1 Collage 6 1
News2 days ago

China Press is BACK on Facebook After Successful Appeal, Its 2.5 Million Followers Maintained

The Facebook page of the Malaysian Chinese publication, China Press is BACK ON TRACK! Its 2.5 million followers also remained...


Latest Videos