Archive for category Bakun

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 »

The ticket of contradictions in statements on Bakun by Federal and State Government leaders show that the biggest privatisation project is being rushed through in indecent haste without proper study and evaluation.

by Parliament Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, September 27, 1995:

The ticket of contradictions in statements on Bakun by Federal and State Government leaders show that the biggest privatisation project is being rushed through in indecent haste without proper study and evaluation.

The Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie said in Kuching yesterday that power generated by the Bakun hydroelectric dam project, to be completed in the year 2003, will be fully used to meet the nation’s domestic power demand and would not be exported. Read the rest of this entry »

Ekran Bhd must answer the serious charge Levelled by dam expert Dr.Wang Weilou that the present Bakun dam design could only withstand earthquake tremors up to five on the Richter scale when the Interim Elk Report requires it to withstand up to six on the Richter scale

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General] and NP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petaling Jaya On Monday, 25th September 1995:

Ekran Bhd must answer the serious charge Levelled by dam expert Dr.Wang Weilou that the present Bakun dam design could only withstand earthquake tremors up to five on the Richter scale when the Interim Elk Report requires it to withstand up to six on the Richter scale

Wan Zawawi Wan Akil, the manager of Bakun Management Sdn. Bhd., subsidiary of Ekran Bhd, told the two-day Bakun Dam Project Development Seminar organised by Sarawak United National Youth Organisation (Saberkas) in Sarawak that all safety aspects, including the possibility of earthquakes, have been taken into account Lu the dam’s structural planning. Read the rest of this entry »

Ekran Bhd should give a more convincing presentation of the financial environmental, socio-economic and technological viability of the RM 15 billion Bakun dam project during the “KLSE Road-show” headed by the Prime Minister in London next week than it had been able to do in the country

Press Statement(2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, September 20,1995:

Ekran Bhd should give a more convincing presentation of the financial environmental, socio-economic and technological viability of the RM 15 billion Bakun dam project during the “KLSE Road-show” headed by the Prime Minister in London next week than it had been able to do in the country

The Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) announced yesterday that the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed , will lead the “KLSE Roadshow” which would focus on the Malaysian economy and capital market, to be held in London on Sept 26. 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 »

Challenge to Keng Yaik to explain why in May 1990 he supported the Cabinet decision to scrap the Bakun dam project for “environmental” reasons and yet could now allege that there was. completely no basis for NGOs to oppose the dam project

Arrival Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Sibu on Saturday, 16th September 1995 at 1.45 p.m.

Challenge to Keng Yaik to explain why in May 1990 he supported the Cabinet decision to scrap the Bakun dam project for “environmental” reasons and yet could now allege that there was. completely no basis for NGOs to oppose the dam project

Two days ago, the Minister for Primary Industries, Datuk Dr. Lim Keng Yaik said that, there was completely no basis for NGOs to oppose the RM15 billion Bakun dam project. In doing so, Keng Yaik had become the latest Cabinet Minister to mislead the people about the Bakun dam project. Read the rest of this entry »

Billy Abit Joo has lost the right to challenge the legitimacy of Belaga native chiefs who oppose Bakun when he dared not turn up in parliament for a face-to-face encounter when a delegation of Belaga native chiefs met MPs in parliament House for a dialogue on Bakun

Departure Press Conference statement (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Miri on Friday, September 15, 1995 at 10.30 a.m.

Billy Abit Joo has lost the right to challenge the legitimacy of Belaga native chiefs who oppose Bakun when he dared not turn up in parliament for a face-to-face encounter when a delegation of Belaga native chiefs met MPs in parliament House for a dialogue on Bakun

The MP for Hulu Rejang, Billy Abit Joo said yesterday that the Bakun Development Committee (BDC) regretted the allegation of the few individuals in the media recently who claimed that they were representing the people in the Belaga District and in Balui in particular and were champions of the people affected by the Bakun hydroelectric project. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP call for a national referendum on the RM15 billion Bakun hydro-electric dam project

Press Conference Statement (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Miri on Thursday, September 14, 1995 at 11 a.m.

DAP call for a national referendum on the RM15 billion Bakun hydro-electric dam project

Sarawak Chief Minister, Tan Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud has said that the Sarawak State Government is prepared to recommend to the Federal Government that the RM15 billion Bakun hydro-electric dam project be cancelled if the residents of Belaga are truly against it. Read the rest of this entry »

Moggie has evaded the issue as to why the Cabinet had decided in May 1990 to scrap the Bakun project if the government had never wavered in its stand

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

Moggie has evaded the issue as to why the Cabinet had decided in May 1990 to scrap the Bakun project if the government had never wavered in its stand that the project is economically viable

The Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie was reported in the press today as telling a briefing on Bakun for membersof the Barisan Backbenchers Club yesterday that the government maintains that the Bakun hydroelectric project is economically viable and that it had never wavered in its stand regarding the matter. Read the rest of this entry »