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Warning that Anwar Ibrahim wil heading for a confrontation with the parent, Board of Management, PTAs and Chinese community of he remain stubborn and refuses to respect their wishes that the Education Ministry should transfer away those unversed in Mandarin promoted to senior positions in Chinese primary schools

By Parliament Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 3.10.1987:

Warning that Anwar Ibrahim wil heading for a confrontation with the parent, Board of Management, PTAs and Chinese community of he remain stubborn and refuses to respect their wishes that the Education Ministry should transfer away those unversed in Mandarin promoted to senior positions in Chinese primary schools.

Education Ministry, Anwar Ibrahim, said yesterday before leaving for Labuan that the Education Ministry would not compromise and would not withdraw the directive transferring those unversed in Mandarin on promotion as assistant headmasters and senior assistants to Chinese primary schools. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP condemns MCA and Gerakan Ministers for failing Chinese language, education and the Chinese community in not bringing up the issue in Cabinet although it had met five times since its beginning

Speech by parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Malacca DAP Ceramah to protest against the Education Ministry decision to promote teachers unversed in Mandarin to senior positions in Chinese primary schools, held at Meng Send Charitable Association Hall, Malacca on Thursday, 1.10.1987 at 9pm

DAP condemns MCA and Gerakan Ministers for failing Chinese language, education and the Chinese community in not bringing up the issue in Cabinet although it had met five times since its beginning.

The promotion of teachers unversed in Mandarin to senior positions in Chinese primary schools in Malacca, Penang, Kuala Lumpur and other states since the beginning of September must be taken as the most serious threat to the character and survival of Chinese primary schools since the 3M incident in 1981. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP will launch a nation-wide ‘Save Chinese Primary Schools Campaign’ if the Education Ministry fails to resolve the problem of promoting those unversed in Chinese language as assistant headmasters and senior assistants of Chinese primary schools

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung. Lim Kit Siang, at a DAP Tanjung dialogue dinner held at Winston Café, Anson Road, Penang on Wednesday, 30.9.1987 at 7.30 pm

DAP will launch a nation-wide ‘Save Chinese Primary Schools Campaign’ if the Education Ministry fails to resolve the problem of promoting those unversed in Chinese language as assistant headmasters and senior assistants of Chinese primary schools.

Last Friday, I gave the Education Ministry a two-week deadline to resolve the scandalous situation whereby those unversed in Chinese language were sent on promotion to Penang Chinese primary schools as assistant headmasters and senior assistants. This deadline will expire on 9th Oct. 1987. I had said that if this deadline expires without satisfactory resolution of this problem, the DAP will form an action committee to protest against such insensitive and deplorable decisions of the Education Ministry. Read the rest of this entry »

Cable to Anwar Ibrahim to freeze all transfer orders sending those unversed in Chinese language to be Assistant Headmasters and Senior Assistants to Penang Chinese primary schools until controversy is resolved

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Saturday, Sept. 5.1987 at 12 noon

Cable to Anwar Ibrahim to freeze all transfer orders sending those unversed in Chinese language to be Assistant Headmasters and Senior Assistants to Penang Chinese primary schools until controversy is resolved

I have cable the Education Minister, Anwar Ibrahim, to freeze all transfer orders issued by the Penang Education Department sending teaching staff unversed in Chinese language to become Assistant Headmasters and Senior Assistants of Chinese primary schools in Penang. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP will organize a Public Convention on Chinese Education in Penang in mid-November as part of the 1990s Movement

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, a a DAP Ceramah in Bukit Mertajam to launch the 1990s Movement on Saturday, 5.9.1987 at 9 p.m.

DAP will organize a Public Convention on Chinese Education in Penang in mid-November as part of the 1990s Movement

As part of the DAP’s 1990s Movement, launched in Penang yesterday, in order to mobilize the political energies and power of the people to shape Malaysia in the 1990s, the DAP will organize a Public Convention on Chinese Education in Penang in mid-November. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP proposes the convening of a National Chinese Education Congress to adopt a Chinese Education 20-Year Plan which is subsequently ratifies by all Chinese organizations and individuals to embody the objectives of the Chinese community in Malaysia.

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the dialogue between leaders of DAP and the 15 Chinese National Organisations on Chinese education at Chinese Assembly Hall, Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 20th August 1987 at 2.30 p.m.

DAP proposes the convening of a National Chinese Education Congress to adopt a Chinese Education 20-Year Plan which is subsequently ratifies by all Chinese organizations and individuals to embody the objectives of the Chinese community in Malaysia.

In the past few months, the Malaysian Chinese community has been greatly upset and agitated by the government’s decision to revise the Education Act, 1961. The Chinese community fears that this will be another serious threat to the rightful place of mother-tongue education in Malaysia, and the government must be aware and understand these fears of the Chinese community. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP to hold protest demonstrations in four toll gates

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Malacca on Tuesday, August 11, 1987 at 12 noon

DAP to hold protest demonstrations in four toll gates at Federal Territory, Sungei Besi Plaza (Selangor), Seremban and Ayer Keroh (Malacca) simultaneously on Thursday at 8.30 a.m. and calls on motorists and highway users to express support by sounding the horms to protest against 100% toll rate increase

The DAP will hold protest demonstration at four toll gates at Kepong Interchange (KL), Sungei Besi toll plaza (Selangor) Seremban and Ayer Keroh (Malacca) simultaneously at 8.30 a.. on Thursday, 13.8.1987 to protest against the arbitrary and unjustifiable 100% increase in the highway toll rates. I call on all motorists and other highway users to give support to this protest demonstration by sounding their horn when approaching the toll plaza, when paying their toll and when leaving the toll plaza. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP proposes the convening of a National Conference on Chinese Education represented by political parties and Chinese organizations to draw up a 20-year plan for the defence and promotion of Chinese education in Malaysia

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Malim Nawar DAP Branch dinner (Kampar parliamentary constituency) held on Sunday, 9.8.1987 at 7 p.m.

DAP proposes the convening of a National Conference on Chinese Education represented by political parties and Chinese organizations to draw up a 20-year plan for the defence and promotion of Chinese education in Malaysia.

In recent months, the Chinese community has been very concerned about the place and future of Chinese language, education and culture in Malaysia, which had increasingly become more intense because open contempt for the constitutional right and position of Chinese language, education and culture have become more frequent and blatant. Read the rest of this entry »

Two MCA Deputy Education Ministers, Ng Cheng Kiat and Woon See Chin, had failed the Chinese community because they had been part of a conspiracy to mislead them about the Curriculum Development centre proposal to drop Chinese language as an SRP examination subject ater 1988

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General, MP for Tanjung and Assemblyman for Kampong Kolam, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, Oct. 16, 1986:

Two MCA Deputy Education Ministers, Ng Cheng Kiat and Woon See Chin, had failed the Chinese community because they had been part of a conspiracy to mislead them about the Curriculum Development centre proposal to drop Chinese language as an SRP examination subject ater 1988

The Education Minister, Anwar Ibrahim, was forced to admit in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday that the Curriculum Development Centre had forwarded a proposal to drop Chinese and Tamil as SRP examination subjects after 1988 in the new secondary school curriculum. Read the rest of this entry »

Tan Koon Swan’s admission the Chinese community and prove that MCA Ministers and leaders are still ‘passengers’.

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Kota Melaka, Lim Kit Siang, in Malacca on Saturday, May 24, 1986:

Tan Koon Swan’s admission the Chinese community and prove that MCA Ministers and leaders are still ‘passengers’.

Tan Koon Swan’s Kota Bahru speech that section 21(2) of the 1961 Education Act would be amended, but not repealed, is a great disappointment to the Chinese community. Read the rest of this entry »