Archive for category Chinese Schools

DAP calls for the further modification of the Education Bill 1995 to ensure that the five worries of the Seven Chinese Organisations have been fully taken into account and its publication before presentation to Cabinet.

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Negri Sembilan DAP Dinner held in Seremban DAP Dinner held in Seremban on Sunday, November 5, 1995.

DAP calls for the further modification of the Education Bill 1995 to ensure that the five worries of the Seven Chinese Organisations have been fully taken into account and its publication before presentation to Cabinet.

During the budget debate in Parliament last Monday, I had called on the Government to make public the Education Bill 1995 before presentation to Cabinet so that there could be public study, discussion and feedback before the Cabinet takes any decision on the Bill. Read the rest of this entry »

Keng Yaik’s revalation that the present new Education Bill 1995 would adversely affect the Unified Examination of Chinese Independent Secondary Schools and boards of management of fully-aided Chinese primary schools are strong and powerful reasons why the new Education Bill should be made public before presented to Cabinet for final approval

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, October 30, 1995:

Keng Yaik’s revelation that the present new Education Bill 1995 would adversely affect the Unified Examination of Chinese Independent Secondary Schools and boards of management of fully-aided Chinese primary schools are strong and powerful reasons why the new Education Bill should be made public before presented to Cabinet for final approval

The revelation by the Gerakan President and the Minister for Primary Industries, Datuk Dr. Lim Keng Yaik in Penang yesterday that the present new Education Bill 1995 would adversely affect the Unified Examination of Chinese Independent Secondary Schools and boards of management of fully-aided Chinese primary schools are strong and powerful reasons why the new Education Bill should be made public before presented to Cabinet for final approval. Read the rest of this entry »

The Education Ministry proposal to make Mandarin and Tamil languages as part of the primary school timetable is a step in the right direction in the building of a plural society but the government should take full need of the reservations of the Chinese community in its implementation

Speech by Parnamentary Opposition Leader , DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong , Lim Kit Siang , at the Malacca DAP State Dinner to commemorate the 8th anniversary of Operation lalang held at Pay Fong Chinese Independent Secondary School hall on Friday , 27th October 1995 at 9 p.m.

The Education Ministry proposal to make Mandarin and Tamil languages as part of the primary school timetable is a step in the right direction in the building of a plural society but the government should take full need of the reservations of the Chinese community in its implementation.

Three weeks ago , the Minister for Education , Datuk Najib Tun Razak announced that the Education Ministry proposes to make Mandarin and Tamil languages as part of the primary school timetable rather than be taught outside school hours. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP gravely concerned about reports that the new Education Bill will be even more “severely restrictive” of Chinese education than the 1961 Education ACT.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday,6th October 1996:

DAP gravely concerned about reports that the new Education Bill will be even more “severely restrictive” of Chinese education than the 1961 Education ACT.

The DAP is gravely concerned about reports that the new Education Bill will be even more “severely restrictive” of Chinese education than the 1961 Education ACT. Read the rest of this entry »

MCA wants the voters of Bagan to sell away the priceless honour of the title, “Democracy City”, for the striking the first blow for democracy and save DAP after the April general election in exchange for a paltry RM600, 000

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Bagan by-election thousand-people dinner at Jalan Raja Uda on Thursday, 7th September 1995 at 9 p.m.

MCA wants the voters of Bagan to sell away the priceless honour of the title, “Democracy City”, for the striking the first blow for democracy and save DAP after the April general election in exchange for a paltry RM600, 000

The MCA always come up with its “secret” weapon on the eve of polling day to stampede the voters to vote for the MCA candidate and the Bagan by-election is no exception. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Fong Chan Onn to explain why the Education Ministry is providing only some 300 places for Chinese primary school teachers for the next batch of teacher-training in June this year, which is only some 25 per cent of the target he had promised 18 months ago

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Mantin DAP Branch Anniversary Dinner held at Mantin, Negeri Sembilan on Saturday, 14th January 1995 at 8 pm

Call on Fong Chan Onn to explain why the Education Ministry is providing only some 300 places for Chinese primary school teachers for the next batch of teacher-training in June this year, which is only some 25 per cent of the target he had promised 18 months ago

Eighteen months ago, the MCA Deputy Education Minister, Datuk Dr. Fong Chan Onn, promised a solution to the acute shortage of trained teachers in Chinese primary school with a new strategy which would double the intake of teacher-trainees for Chinese primary schools from 1,200 places to 2,400 places a year. Read the rest of this entry »

48 Chinese primary schools have been closed clown in Malaysia since independence in 1957

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Slang at the Kulai DAP Branch Dinner in Kulai on Thursday, 15th December, 1994 at 8 pm

48 Chinese primary schools have been closed clown in Malaysia since independence in 1957

According to a recent parliamentary answer by the Minister for Education Datuk Dr. Sulaiman Daud in response to a question by DAP MP for Kota Melaka Lim Guan Eng since independence in 1957, 48 Chinese primary schools in the country have been closed down — 19 in Sarawak, ten in Johore, five in Pahang, four in Sabah, three each in Perak and Terengganu and one in Federal Territory. Read the rest of this entry »

Malaysia today would be a very different country if there had been n’ DAP in the past 28 years

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang when launching the Pull Liberalisation campaign in Perak at a ceramah at the Tou Boo Kong Hall in Ipoh on Saturday, 10th December, 1994 at 8pm

Malaysia today would be a very different country if there had been no DAP in the past 28 years

DAP MPs and leaders can feel proud that when Chinese education, Chinese primary schools, Chinese Independent Secondary Schools faced their greatest threat in the 1970s and early l980s, they were there to stand up in Parliament in the defence of Cultural Democracy. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for a new Private Universities Act to permit not only English but all other mother-tongue languages to become medium of instruction in institutions of higher learning

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 7th December 1994:

DAP calls for a new Private Universities Act to permit not only English but all other mother-tongue languages to become medium of instruction in institutions of higher learning

The Education Minister Datuk 1rnar Dr. Sulaiman Daud said two days ago that the Universities and University Colleges Act (UUCA) will be amended to allow English be used as a medium of instruction in institutions of higher learning. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP pays tribute to Dr. Chen Man Hin as the marathon runner’ in the last three decades for a Malaysian Malaysia Where there is justice, equality and freedom for all Malaysians

Speech by Parliamentary opposition Leader, DAP Secretary Genaral and MP for Tanjong on the 70th Brithday Dinner organised by the DAP for DAP National Chairman Dr. Chen Man Hin held at Marco Polo Restaurant on Thesday, 15 Novenber 1994 at 7 pm

DAP pays tribute to Dr. Chen Man Hin as the marathon runner’ in the last three decades for a Malaysian Malaysia Where there is justice, equality and freedom for all Malaysians

Tonight DAP leaders, Mps, SAs, members, supporters and friends are gatheted here to celebrate the 70th birthday of Party Chairman Dr. Chen Man Hin. Read the rest of this entry »