Archive for category Air Disasters

DAP reiterates call for Royal Commission of Inquiry into Tawau aircrash which should also investigate into the pilots’ complaints about the runways and maintenance of MAS aircraft

Press Statement (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, September 21, 1995:

DAP reiterates call for Royal Commission of Inquiry into Tawau aircrash which should also investigate into the pilots’ complaints about the runways and maintenance of MAS aircraft

The failure of the Cabinet at its meeting yesterday to establish a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Tawau aircrash which killed 34 people is most disappointing. Read the rest of this entry »

Liong Sik should not trifle with lives and safety of the people of Bintulu by giving vague promises that a new Bintulu airport would be completed within 24 months but allow the project to overrun after September 1997

Press Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, September 21, 1995:

Liong Sik should not trifle with lives and safety of the people of Bintulu by giving vague promises that a new Bintulu airport would be completed within 24 months but allow the project to overrun after September 1997

The Transport Minister, Datuk Sri Dr. Ling Liong Sik should not trifle with lives and safety of the people of Bintulu by giving vague promises that a new Bintulu airport would be completed within 24 months but allow the project to overrun after September 1997. Read the rest of this entry »

Why should Cabinet consider tomorrow whether to have an inquiry into the Tawau air crash disaster?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, September 19, 1995:

Why should Cabinet consider tomorrow whether to have an inquiry into the Tawau air crash disaster?

I am surprised that the Cabinet tomorrow will consider the possibility of an inquiry into MAS Fokker 50 air crash in Tawau. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Taib Mahmud to outline the necessary safety features of the Bintulu airport which made it accident-free

Departure Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Kuching on Monday 18th September 1995 at l0 a.m.

Call on Taib Mahmud to outline the necessary safety features of the Bintulu airport which made it accident-free

The Sarawak, Chief Minister, Tan Sri Taib Mahmud said Yesterday that the Bintulu airport, located at the heart of Bintulu town, has all the necessary features and is safe for daily use of light aircraft. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on the people of Sarawak to be in the forefront of information technology (IT) revolution by increasing 300 times the number of Sarawakians in the internet by the end of next year

Arrival Press Conference by Parliamentary Opposition Leader DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Kuching on Sunday, 17th September 1995 at 9 p.m.

Call on the people of Sarawak to be in the forefront of information technology (IT) revolution by increasing 300 times the number of Sarawakians in the internet by the end of next year

I notice from Sarawakian newspapers mat Sarawak will be holding its first exposition of Information Technology (IT) – TTXPO ’95 – in Kuching from 28th September to 2nd October 1995, where there would be a conference with 32 papers on Technical and non-technical subjects and an exhibition on IT products. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP launches mass signature campaign for the removal of the Bintulu airport from the town centre within 24 months to ensure Bintulu avoid an even worst fate than the Tawau aircrash which killed at least 34 people

Departure Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Slang, in Bintulu on Saturday 16th September 1995 at 11.30 am

DAP launches mass signature campaign for the removal of the Bintulu airport from the town centre within 24 months to ensure Bintulu avoid an even worst fate than the Tawau aircrash which killed at least 34 people

I am calling this press conference to announce a mass signature campaign for the removal of the Bintulu airport from the town centre within 24 months to ensure that Bintulu avoid an even worst fate than The Tawau aircrash which killed at least 34 people should a air mishap happen at the Bintulu airport. Read the rest of this entry »

Federal Government should give top priority to remove Bintulu Airport town centre within 24 months in view of the Tawau air disaster which should drive home the point that hundreds will die if there is an air disaster at Bintulu Airport

Speech (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Bintulu DAP Branch August-Moon Dinner in Bintulu on Friday, 15th September 1995 at 8 p.m.

Federal Government should give top priority to remove Bintulu Airport town centre within 24 months in view of the Tawau air disaster which should drive home the point that hundreds will die if there is an air disaster at Bintulu Airport

The Federal Government should give top priority to remove Bintulu Airport from town centre within 24 months in view of the Tawau air disaster which should five home the point that hundreds will de if there is an air disaster at Bintulu Airport. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for Royal Commission of Inquiry into systemic failure of management and leadership at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to ascertain how it could have five fires in two years, two goldbar robberies in four months and three ‘near-miss collisions’ in three weeks

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, September 14, 1994:

DAP calls for Royal Commission of Inquiry into systemic failure of management and leadership at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to ascertain how it could have five fires in two years, two goldbar robberies in four months and three ‘near-miss collisions’ in three weeks.

It is now revealed that there had been three and not two ‘near-miss collisions’ between two aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in the past three weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

DCA should explain how it could get a report that the ‘near-miss collision’ of two aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport runway on Wednesday involved a MAS plane preparing to take off and a SIA Airbus about to land when it involved the two planes landing.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 9th September 1994:

DCA should explain how it could get a report that the ‘near-miss collision’ of two aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport runway on Wednesday involved a MAS plane preparing to take off and a SIA Airbus about to land when it involved the two planes landing.

The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) should explain how it could get a report that the ‘near-miss collision’ of two aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport runway on Wednesday involved a MAS plane preparing to take-off and a SIA Airbus about to land when it involved the two planes landing. Read the rest of this entry »

The haze which has enveloped Klang Valley and nation-wide is not only sign of worsening environmental degradation but also failure of environmental leadership and management in the government

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General, and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 8th September 1994:

The haze which has enveloped Klang Valley and nation-wide is not only sign of worsening environmental degradation but also failure of environmental leadership and management in the government.

The haze which has enveloped Klang Valley and nation-wide is not only the sign of worsening environmental degradation but also failure of environmental leadership and management in the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology. Read the rest of this entry »