Malaysia’s youngest minister has been working really hard
since he came into office in 2018.
As a strong proponent of #YouthPower, Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Youth & Sports Minister, is especially active on social media.
However, there’s one particularly interesting method of his
that’s caught our attention.
His close-up front camera videos.
Every time there’s an issue that riles up Malaysians, Syed
Saddiq’s close-up videos will be there to ease our worries.
Since it’s been happening quite a lot lately, we dug deep into the internet to present 9 times Syed Saddiq got uncomfortably close to the camera to solve our problems.
1. Announcing paid internships for govt departments
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) July 24, 2019
2. Bringing in Go Jek to address youth unemployment
Kabinet sebulat suara meluluskan modal Ekonomi Gojek-DegoRide. Terima kasih kepada semua yang membantu dalam merealisasikan impian ini, khususnya YAB @chedetofficial & Menteri Pengangkutan, Anthony Loke. Let’s work even harder for the Youths!#Gojek#YouthPower pic.twitter.com/ZM2al2cRax
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) August 21, 2019
3. Sharing a sweet story of Raja Permaisuri Agong during the great “deactivated Twitter account saga”
There’s a special guest appearance by Syed Saddiq’s mum too!
Mama berkongsikan pengalaman satu kelas di SIGS bersama dengan Raja Permaisuri Agong.
Raja Permaisuri bukan sahaja humble sekarang, tetapi dari dahulu lagi. My mum’s first time experience being in a car was when Raja Permaisuri helped her out.
Kindness is not a public stunt✌️ pic.twitter.com/rJu7MVdpPE
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) September 12, 2019
4. Dropping by for a heart-felt Merry Christmas wish while celebrating Malaysia’s unity
In 2018, people across Malaysia proved that our strength is in our diversity.
let’s all commit to making a difference by moving Malaysia forward through our own contribution.
To my brothers & sisters who celebrate Christmas, Merry Christmas.
Unity in diversity. pic.twitter.com/2C4fHo78cR
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) December 24, 2018
5. Letting his youthful glow shine while speaking up against raising the retirement age from 60 to 65
Saya membantah cadangan untuk menaikkan umur persaraan dari 60 tahun ke 65 tahun.
Perbandingan dengan negara maju tidak tepat. Kadar pengangguran belia
Di Malaysia ada ~500,000 anak muda yang menganggur (10.7%).
Focus on Youths!
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) September 2, 2019
6. Reminding us to stay healthy & move more
Rushing from Putrajaya to Penang. See you in a bit Penang❤️
Pagi dah kena kayuh CIMB Putrajaya Cycle, lepas ni sampai ke malam di Penang. pic.twitter.com/nyRjyjYswH
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) April 21, 2019
7. Dropping some exam tips for nervous SPM students
Khas buat adik adik kesayangan yang akan menduduki peperiksaan SPM. Izinkan saddiq untuk kongsikan 3 nasihat. Just remember, that all of you are Malaysia’s future! Give it your best! Saddiq akan sentiasa berkhidmat sebaik mungkin untuk masa depan adik adik semua. #YouthPower pic.twitter.com/cmAp4WEMpe
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) November 13, 2018
8. Inviting riders to his home during the Foodpanda strike
Saya bersimpati dengan nasib pekerja pekerja Food Panda.
Saya ingin berdialog dengan saudara untuk pembelaan yang sewajarnya. Isu ini akan saya bangkitkan dalam mesyuarat jemaah menteri.
We need better laws governing our Gig Economy. Prioriti kepada pekerja, bukan korporat. pic.twitter.com/fpTQnyW2A2
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) September 30, 2019
9. Singing to us for Merdeka Day
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) August 31, 2019
We’re not the only ones who’ve realised Syed Saddiq’s affinity for his front camera, though.
Almost every video is followed by comments on the extreme close up.
Baik YB, thank you for the facetime
— Bhai Kahar (@twt_Nazrul) July 24, 2019
Blushing saya muka awak dekat sangat dengan saya
— im 🤘🏻 (@staylowkey_v) August 31, 2019
Translation: “Im blushing with your face so close to me.”
he's getting closer to your screen guys meaning that things are serious right now. keep fighting for our youth YB. we'll be supporting you and do our part.
— DREAM ISN'T REAL (@xdre4mer) September 2, 2019
pov: syed saddiq's phone camera when he ends global warming pic.twitter.com/9km6GFPOsv
— ijat (@marzzt_) October 1, 2019
Although, his flawless skin has also managed to spark some curious skincare addicts.
YB, please drop your skincare routine.
— ً (@httpsantha) September 30, 2019
There you have it! TRP’s exploration of 9 times Syed Saddiq got uncomfortably close to the camera to solve our problems.
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