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Negri Sembilan DAP leaders, members and branches have resolved to make a new start to re-establish the state’s political leadership and influence in the national struggle for Full Liberalisation ada democratisation in Malaysia

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader; DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Seremban on Friday, October 13 1995 at 11.30 a.m.

Negri Sembilan DAP leaders, members and branches have resolved to make a new start to re-establish the state’s political leadership and influence in the national struggle for Full Liberalisation ada democratisation in Malaysia

I have come to this press conference in view of the decision of the Negri Sembilan DAP State Committee to ask the DAP Central Executive Committee for guidance and direction and to take over the Negri Sembilan State GAP so that the Negri Sembiian DAP could re-establish its political leadership and influence in the national struggle for Full Liberalisation and democratisation in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sad that when the top priority of Penang State Government, as to free Penangites from the curses’ of endless power blackouts and floods , it is more interested in giving jobs for the boys’ by increasing three new Exco seats

by Parliamentary opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-general and MP for Tanjong, Lirn Kit Siang, in Penang on Thursday, 5th October, 1995:

Sad that when the top priority of Penang State Government, as to free Penangites from the curses’ of endless power blackouts and floods , it is more interested in giving jobs for the boys’ by increasing three new Exco seats

It is sad that when the top priority of the Penang State Government – is to free Penangites from the curses of endless power blackouts and floods, it is more interested in giving jobs for the boys’ by increasing three new Exco seats. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on MCA and Gerakan Ministers to inform the Information Minister and the Cabinet that the Justice Pao television series is the best educational material in the world to inculcate the values to fight corruption and abuses of power

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 5th October 1995:

Call on MCA and Gerakan Ministers to inform the Information Minister and the Cabinet that the Justice Pao television series is the best educational material in the world to inculcate the values to fight corruption and abuses of power

The silence of the Cabinet on the Information Ministry ban on the Justice Pao television series is most, disappointing, as it means that the MCA and Gerakan Ministers have failed to raise the issue in the Cabinet, yesterday to get the ban removed. Read the rest of this entry »

I have asked my office to arrange for an appointment with the Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to give him an opportunity to explain the bias in police investigations involving government leaders and police officers when compared to Opposition leaders and government critics

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 2nd October 1995:

I have asked my office to arrange for an appointment with the Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to give him an opportunity to explain the bias in police investigations involving government leaders and police officers when compared to Opposition leaders and government critics

I have asked my office to arrange for an appointment with the Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Rahim Noor to give him an opportunity to explain the bias in police investigations involving government leaders and police officers when compared to Opposition leaders and government critics Read the rest of this entry »

Kit Siang highlights Police bias in investigations and Bakun project in his Parliamentary questions next month

By DAP Hqrs Information Office on Saturday, September 30, 1995:

Kit Siang highlights Police bias in investigations and Bakun project in his Parliamentary questions next month

Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, has made Police bias in investigations and the RM15 billion Bakun dam project as the two main highlights in his Parliamentary questions for next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Yesterday evening, just before I left the DAP Hqrs for the Subang International Airport to catch a flight to Penang, I learn of the Bukit Aman police statement that I have been asked to give clarification to the CID Director

An Indictment of Police bias when investigating government leaders and police officers as compared to Opposition leaders presented to Bukit Aman Police Headquarters by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, on Thursday, 28th September 1995

Yesterday evening, just before I left the DAP Hqrs for the Subang International Airport to catch a flight to Penang, I learn of the Bukit Aman police statement that I have been asked to give clarification to the CID Director. Datuk Mohd Said Awang on my statements calling on the police to withdraw the report against Irene Fernandez for criminal defamation, to co-operate in an independent inquiry into Tenaganita allegations about mal-treatment of Bangladeshi and other illegal immigrants in Imigration detention camps and for expressing my lack of confidence in the impartiality and independence of the Police when it has to conduct investigations involving government leaders and the Police.

I am always prepared to co-operate with the police in the public interest and I immediately cancelled my flight to Penang and phoned up Bukit Aman to contact as I was told CID director, Datuk Mohd Said Awang. I could not contact him as I was told he was playing golf. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to make a statement on the reasons for the resignation of Eric Cheah as managing director of Perwaja

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 11th September 1995:

Call on Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to make a statement on the reasons for the resignation of Eric Cheah as managing director of Perwaja

In an interview in the Star today, Eric Cheah was asked for the reasons for his resignation as managing director of Perwaja. Read the rest of this entry »

Refusal to lift 17-year ban on public rallies shows that Barisan Nasional has no intention to make next general elections the most ‘free, fair and clean’ in Malaysian history

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 18th February 1995:

Refusal to lift 17-year ban on public rallies shows that Barisan Nasional has no intention to make next general elections the most ‘free, fair and clean’ in Malaysian history

The announcement by the Deputy Home Minister, Datuk Megat Junid Megat Ayub in Kuala Lumpur yesterday that the Government will not lift the 17-year ban on public rallies shows that the Barisan Nasional has no intention to make the next general elections the most ‘free, fair and clean’ in Malaysian history. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Liong Sik to discipline the MCA National Publicity Bureau and direct it to stop its propaganda campaign of lies

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang,in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, January 24, 1995:

Call on Liong Sik to discipline the MCA National Publicity Bureau and direct it to stop its propaganda campaign of lies

The MCA President, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik, should discipline the MCA National Publicity Bureau and direct it to stop its propaganda campaign of lies. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Barisan MPs with social conscience to attend meeting in Parliament on Monday to Forum All-Party Parliamentary Forum on Land Acquisition Abuses and Injustices

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang at the inaugural meeting of the DAP National Land Committee to Defend Land Rights of Malaysian held in Petaling Jaya on Saturday. 17th December, 1994 at 8pm

Call on Barisan MPs with social conscience to attend meeting in Parliament on Monday to Forum All-Party Parliamentary Forum on Land Acquisition Abuses and Injustices

The inaugural meeting of the DAP National Committee to Defend Land Rights of Malaysians is a historic meeting as it is an important step to crystallize public opposition to land acquisition abuses and injustices into a national movement to demand for just and equitable amendments to the land acquisition law Read the rest of this entry »