Archive for category Bakun

Call on Anwar Ibrahim to give clear indication when winding up the budget next Tuesday as to whether the RM15 billion Bakun dam project would be delayed as part of the government plan to reschedule mega-projects to cool the economy.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, November 6, 1995:

Call on Anwar Ibrahim to give clear indication when winding up the budget next Tuesday as to whether the RM15 billion Bakun dam project would be delayed as part of the government plan to reschedule mega-projects to cool the economy.

The Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should give a clear indication when winding up the budget debate in parliament next Tuesday as to whether the RM15 billion Bakun hydroelectric dam project would be delayed as part of the government plan to reschedule mega-project to cool the economy. Read the rest of this entry »

Ekran should not be allowed to start work on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project by beginning work on the three diversion tunnels for the Balut River this month before it had made public its Bakun Biomass removal plan.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 3rd November, 1995:

Ekran should not be allowed to start work on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project by beginning work on the three diversion tunnels for the Balui River this month before it had made public its Bakun Biomass removal plan.

Two weeks ago, in reply to my parliamentary question, the Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie said that Erkan Bhd. was expected to submit the Bakun Biomass Removal Plan (BPR) to the Federal Government by the end of October. Read the rest of this entry »

I have received a most shocking reply from Leo Moggie that up to now, the financing arrangements for the RM15 billion Bakun dam project has not been finalized

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 1st November 1995:

I have received a most shocking reply from Leo Moggie that up to now, the financing arrangements for the RM15 billion Bakun dam project has not been finalized.

I have received a most shocking reply from the Minister of Energy, Telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie that up to now, the financing arrangements for the RM15 billion Bakun dam project has not been finalized. Read the rest of this entry »

Anwar Ibrahim reiterates that his 1996 budget is the latest series of his budgets to create a “civil society” but unfortunately, no one else in the Barisan Nasional leadership knows or understands what is a “civil society”

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in the Dewan Rakyat on the 1996 Budget on Monday, October 30, 1995

Anwar Ibrahim reiterates that his 1996 budget is the latest series of his budgets to create a “civil society” but unfortunately, no one else in the Barisan Nasional leadership knows or understands what is a “civil society”

The Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim reiterates that his 1996 budget is the latest series of his budgets to create a “civil society” but unfortunately, no one else in the Barisan Nasional leadership knows or understands what is a “civil society”. This is why no other Barisan Nasional Minister or MP had talked about a “civil society” although it had formed a constant theme of Anwar Ibrahim’s speeches, whether inside or outside the country – including his previous budget speeches. Read the rest of this entry »

I commend Leo Moggie for doing his homework in replying to my question on Bakun and earthquakes although he had not addressed all issues concerning the subject

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 25th October 1995:

I commend Leo Moggie for doing his homework in replying to my question on Bakun and earthquakes although he had not addressed all issues concerning the subject

I commend the Minister for Energy, telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie for doing his homework in replying to my question on “Bakun and earthquakes” although he had not addressed all issues concerning the subject. Read the rest of this entry »

Initial study of Leo Moggie’s parliamentary answer to my question on “Bakun and earthquakes” shows that it is full of contradictions which call for full explanation

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday , 25th October 1995:

Initial study of Leo Moggie’s parliamentary answer to my question on “Bakun and earthquakes” shows that it is full of contradictions which call for full explanation

Yesterday, I issued a press statement commending the Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie for doing his homework in giving a fairly longisn reply to my parliamentary oral question on Tuesday on “Bakun and earthquakes”, which is the the the most detailed statement so far issued by anyone in authority on the subject and is a positive contribution to make the decision-making process on the RM15 billion Bakun hydroelectric dam project more accountable and cransparent to Malaysians in general, and the attected indigenous people in Belaga area in Sarawak in particular. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Ekran Bhd to explain whether it had commissioned a study specifically on whether the Bakun dam design could itself trigger off an earthquake, and if so to make public the study

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 9th October 1995:

DAP calls on Ekran Bhd to explain whether it had commissioned a study specifically on whether the Bakun dam design could itself trigger off an earthquake, and if so to make public the study

The 7-Richter-scale Sumatra earthquake on Saturday, which killed 100 people, injured 700 and destroyed or damaged. 10,000 buildings, should make Malaysians more earthquake-conscious – especially as the tremors rocked the Bukit Chagar and Larkin flats in Johore Bahru, which housed 6,000 people. Read the rest of this entry »

Ekran Bhd. Would be invited to send its “earthquake” experts to the MPGED Conference on Bakun in December to explain how the Bakun dam had been designed to withstand an earthquake of up to 6.4 on the Richter scale

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 6th October 1995:

Ekran Bhd. Would be invited to send its “earthquake” experts to the MPGED Conference on Bakun in December to explain how the Bakun dam had been designed to withstand an earthquake of up to 6.4 on the Richter scale

The Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development (MPGED) Conference on Bakun in early December will invite Ekran Bhd. To send its “earthquake” experts to explain how the Bakun dam had been designed to withstand an earthquake of up to 6.4 on the Richter scale. Read the rest of this entry »

The confusion of the Sarawak Chief Minister and the Sarawak State Ministers about important aspects of the Bakun dam project is proof that inadequate thought and study had been given to justify the rushing in the implementation of the project.

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

The confusion of the Sarawak Chief Minister and the Sarawak State Ministers about important aspects of the Bakun dam project is proof that inadequate thought and study had been given to justify the rushing in the implementation of the project.

Yesterday, the Sarawak Chief Minister, Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud gave the latest example of the Lengthening catalogue of contradictions and confusions by Federal and Sarawak State Government leaders about the RM15 billion Bakun dam project. Read the rest of this entry »

The Federal and Sarawak State Government should stop their campaign of disinformation about the Bakun dam project

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, October 3 , 1995:

The Federal and Sarawak State Government should stop their campaign of disinformation about the Bakun dam project

The Federal arid Sarawak State Government should stop their campaign of disinformation about the Bakun darn project and allow greater accountability and transparency on the project as well as opportunity for the affected 10,000 people in Belaga to express their wishes. Read the rest of this entry »