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Why are modems excluded from the budget reduction for computer products?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, November 4, 1995:

Why are modems excluded from the budget reduction for computer products?

Although computer companies taking part in the Infotech Malaysia (IFX) 95 exhibition in Kuala Lumpur are selling their equipment at post-budget prices as announced by the Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, I have found during my visit to the ITX 95 Exhibition that modems are excluded from the budget reduction. 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 »

Last-Minute budget proposal for Anwar Ibrahim

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

Last-Minute budget proposal for Anwar Ibrahim

On Friday, the Finance Minister, Datuk Sri Anwar Ibrahim will present the 1996 budget to Parliament. Read the rest of this entry »

Mahathir has made a good speech at the 50th UN General Assembly in his call on the United Nations to stand on the side of the collective needs of the people and nations and not be an instrument of the rich and powerful

Press Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, September 30, 1995:

Mahathir has made a good speech at the 50th UN General Assembly in his call on the United Nations to stand on the side of the collective needs of the people and nations and not be an instrument of the rich and powerful

The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad has made a good speech at the 50th UN General Assembly in his call on the united Nations to stand on the side of the collective needs of the people and nations and not be an instrument of the rich and powerful. Read the rest of this entry »

Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development seeks a briefing from Anwar Ibrahim on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project

by Chairman of the Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development (MOGED) in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 4th September 1995:

Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development seeks a briefing from Anwar Ibrahim on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project

The Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development (MPGED) which was formed last Wednesday to focus the attention of MPs on the two critical areas of environment and development has written to the Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to ask him for a briefing on the RM15 billon Bakun dam project in his capacity as Chairman of the Cabiner Committee on Bakun. Read the rest of this entry »

There should be an election budget in Parliament at the end of the year before general elections are held

Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, when in Ipoh on Thursday, 21st July 1994 at 9.30 a.m. to monitor Perak DAP State Voters’ Registration Campaign

There should be an election budget in Parliament at the end of the year before general elections are held

The 21-year voters’ registration exercise has passed the mid-point and there are only 10 days left until July 31, the last day for Malaysians who have reached 21 years to register as voters in time to cast their vote in the next general elections if they are held next year. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP hails Anwar’s statement that the 1984 Budget will identify specific strategies and programmes to effectively address the housing problem, especially in the major cities and towns, as at last giving hope to the homeless in the country

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, August 6, 1993:

DAP hails Anwar’s statement that the 1984 Budget will identify specific strategies and programmes to effectively address the housing problem, especially in the major cities and towns, as at last giving hope to the homeless in the country

DAP hails the statement by the Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim yesterday that the 1984 Budget will identify specific strategies and programmes to effectively address the housing problem, especially in the major cities and towns, as at last giving hope to the homeless in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

How can the Vision 2020 succeed in achieving a united and fully developed Malaysia in 30 years’ time if the views and aspirations of 48 per cent of Malaysians do not count?

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary¬ General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in the Dewan Rakyat on the 1992 Budget on Monday, 4th November 1991

How can the Vision 2020 succeed in achieving a united and fully developed Malaysia in 30 years’ time if the views and aspirations of 48 per cent of Malaysians do not count?

The Finance Minister, Anwar Ibrahim, began his maiden budget last Friday declaring that it was the first Vision 2020 budget when he said: “The 1992 Budget has been formulated to take into account the strategic challenges that we face and our aspirations and Commitments contained in Vision 2020”. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for the closure of the Anti-corruption Agency as it serves no purpose when it is so ineffective against corruption in government and high political levels

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary – General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siong, when introducing the $ 10 cut motion against the Director – General of Anti-Corruption Agency during the 1990 Budget Committee debate on the Prime Minister’s Department estimates in the Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday, November 14, 1989

DAP calls for the closure of the Anti-corruption Agency as it serves no purpose when it is so ineffective against corruption in government and high political levels

Eight years after the much – vaunted slogan of the resent government for a clean efficient and trustworthy’ administration, corruption in government and high political circles have never been so rampant as today as at any time in the country’s history. In fact, corruption, breach of trust and abuse of power seem to have become so deep – rooted that it has become an integral part of the political culture of the Barisan Nasional government. Read the rest of this entry »

An Election Budget to gain legitimacy for the political assaults on the democratic foundations of Malaysia and the economic scandals of UMNO Baru

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday, 30 the October, 1989 on the 1990 Budget Debate

An Election Budget to gain legitimacy for the political assaults on the democratic foundations of Malaysia and the economic scandals of UMNO Baru

The Finance Minister, Datuk Peduka Daim Zainuddain, has last Friday, when presenting the 1990 Budget, Presented an election budget and made an electioneering speech. IN fact, I cannot remember any budget speech which had been so blatantly electioneering, that anyone who had tuned onto the television to hear only the last 20 per cent of Daim’s speech might have thought the Finance Minister had started on an early general elections campaign on behalf of UMNO Baru. Read the rest of this entry »