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If in the next general elections, there is s 20,000-vote swing-around from the DAP to the Barisan Nasional in DAP-held parliamentary constituencies as happened in the 1982 general elections, then there would be very few DAP constituencies left in the next general elections

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Negri Sembilan DAP ‘Blossom Flower’ 30th Anniversary dinner to commemorate the 1965 Rahang by-election victory of DAP National Chairman, Dr. Chen Man Hin as an independent candidate, held in Seremban on Saturday, 18th February 1995 at 9 pm

If in the next general elections, there is s 20,000-vote swing-around from the DAP to the Barisan Nasional in DAP-held parliamentary constituencies as happened in the 1982 general elections, then there would be very few DAP constituencies left in the next general elections

The Barisan Nasional exudes supreme confidence for the next general elections, with the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed planning to score the greatest Barisan Nasional victory in history and crushing the Opposition in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

One reason why DAP withdraws from Gagasan Rakyat is because it had not been able to function or operate smoothly – as for example, the Malaysian Solidarity Party, one of the seven member parties, was virtually dissolved since the last general elections

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang,in Petaling Jaya on Sunday, January 29, 1995:

One reason why DAP withdraws from Gagasan Rakyat is because it had not been able to function or operate smoothly – as for example, the Malaysian Solidarity Party, one of the seven member parties, was virtually dissolved since the last general elections

DAP will face the next general elections completely on its own, now that if has withdrawn from the Gagasan Rakyat. Read the rest of this entry »

I must apologise to the Gerakan and MCA leaders for spoiling their Chinese New Year because of the DAP’s withdrawal from Gagasan Rakyat

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang,in Penang on Saturday, January 28, 1995:

I must apologise to the Gerakan and MCA leaders for spoiling their Chinese New Year because of the DAP’s withdrawal from Gagasan Rakyat

I must apologise to the Gerakan and MCA leaders for spoiling their Chinese New Year because of the DAP’s withdrawal from Gagasan Rakyat. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP’s withdrawal from the Gagasan Rakyat has confused, upset and even panicked some Barisan Nasional leaders

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang,in Penang on Friday, 27th January 1995:

DAP’s withdrawal from the Gagasan Rakyat has confused, upset and even panicked some Barisan Nasional leaders

It is clear that DAP’s withdrawal from the Gagasan Rakyat has confused, upset and even panicked some Barisan Nasional leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

Challenge to Barisan Nasional Government to hold a ‘free, fair and clean’ general elections for people to decide whether there is no need for an Opposition in Malaysia

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, January 19, 1995:

Challenge to Barisan Nasional Government to hold a ‘free, fair and clean’ general elections for people to decide whether there is no need for an Opposition in Malaysia

Two days ago, the Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, said in Kuching that the people can do without the Opposition as the Barisan Nasional is able to play “the Opposition’s role” effectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Anwar Ibrahim is inheriting the mantle of Ghazalie Shafie as the Barisan Nasional ideologue when he said that the country can do without an Opposition

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Wednesday, 18.1.1995:

Anwar Ibrahim is inheriting the mantle of Ghazalie Shafie as the Barisan Nasional ideologue when he said that the country can do without an Opposition

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, is inheriting the mantle of Ghazalie Shafie as the Barisan Nasional ideologue when he said in Kuching yesterday that the people can do without the Opposition as the Barisan Nasional is able to play “the Opposition’s role” effectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Kit Siang denies MCA and Gerakan propaganda attack that he had said in Ipoh recently that “if the DAP fails in the next general elections, it is prepared to disappear from the Malaysian political scene”

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang at the Seremban DAP Dinner in Seremban on Tuesday. 20th December 1994 at 7.30 pm

Kit Siang denies MCA and Gerakan propaganda attack that he had said in Ipoh recently that “if the DAP fails in the next general elections, it is prepared to disappear from the Malaysian political scene”

For the past one week, MCA and Gerakan leaders have accused me of political blackmail in my speech when launching the DIP Perak Full Liberalisation campaign in Ipoh on Sunday, 10th December 1994. Read the rest of this entry »

Tsu Loon has again shown his ‘little cleverness’ by being the first and only Chief Minister to manipulate question time so as to suppress opposition questions on controversial issues from having time for answer

Speech by Penang Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in the Penang State Assembly on the 1995 Budget on Thursday, 8th December 1994

Tsu Loon has again shown his ‘little cleverness’ by being the first and only Chief Minister to manipulate question time so as to suppress opposition questions on controversial issues from having time for answer

I must start by congratulating the Penang Chief Minister Dr. Koh Tsu Loon for he must have been very pleased, with himself for establishing a new assembly record on Monday where he again showed his ‘little cleverness’ by being the first and’ only Chief Minister to manipulate question time so as’ to suppress opposition questions on current and controversial issues from having the time for answer. Read the rest of this entry »

Kerk Choo Ting, Kang Chin Seng and Koh Tsu Koon are the new political desperadoes of the Barisan Nasional who are resorting to the politics of to make the people abandon their struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia by supporting the DAP’s call for ‘Full Liberalisation’

Speech by Parliamentary opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at ninth Penang ‘Tanjonq 3’ Marathon Thousand-People Dinner held at Bukit Mertajam on Sunday, October 23, 1994 at 8 pm

Kerk Choo Ting, Kang Chin Seng and Koh Tsu Koon are the new political desperadoes of the Barisan Nasional who are resorting to the politics of to make the people abandon their struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia by supporting the DAP’s call for ‘Full Liberalisation’

Since the DAP’s praclamation of ‘Full Liberalisation’ as our major general elections theme at the inaugural ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Ten-Night Thousand-People Dinners on October 3, Gerakan and NICA leaders had been desperately trying to find a right and proper response. Read the rest of this entry »

If in Malaysia, ‘We Are A11 One Family’ then MCA and Gerakan should not be ‘in Government but not in Power’ but should be ‘In Government and in Power’

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at Seventh Penang ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Thousand-People Dinner held at Bagan on Friday, October 21, 1994 at 8 pm

If in Malaysia, ‘We Are ALL One Family’ then MCA and Gerakan should not be ‘in Government but not in Power’ but should be ‘In Government and in Power’

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s favourite saving to Chinese audiences in Mandarin is ‘We Are All One Family’. Read the rest of this entry »