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DAP must “Reform or Die” to face the new political challenges of a 21st century Malaysia

Speech (Part 2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the negri Sembilan DAP dinner held in Seremban on Sunday, November 5, 1995

DAP must “Reform or Die” to face the new political challenges of a 21st century Malaysia

The DAP must “Reform or Die” to face the new political challenges of a 21st century Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP should aim to recruit and nurture 800 young professionals and university graduates in the next three years to form the core of the new generation of DAP leaders to lead the DAP into the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, when opening the Selangor DAP State Convention held in Klang on Sunday, 8th October 1995 at 10 a.m.

DAP should aim to recruit and nurture 800 young professionals and university graduates in the next three years to form the core of the new generation of DAP leaders to lead the DAP into the 21st century

In the April 1995 general election, the DAP faced its worst general election defeat in the 29-year party history, raising the quest.ion whether there is a future for the DAP in particular and democracy in general. Read the rest of this entry »

The new DAP Central Executive Committee to be elected at the DAP Party Congress on November 11-12 will be responsible for the three-year DAP revival and renewal programme and prepare the DAP for the new politics of the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Perak DAP State Convention in Ipoh on Sunday, September 24, 1995 at 10a.m.

The new DAP Central Executive Committee to be elected at the DAP Party Congress on November 11-12 will be responsible for the three-year DAP revival and renewal programme and prepare the DAP for the new politics of the 21st century

In the April general elections, the DAP suffered its worst general election defeat in the party’s 29-year history. Read the rest of this entry »

Open invitation to young generation of Malaysians to join and reform the DAP and bring in new ideas and concepts to make the DAP a Malaysians party of the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong , Lim Kit Siang ,at the DAP Bagan by-election victory dinner held in Bagan on Wednesday, 20th September 1995 at 8.00 p.m.

Open invitation to young generation of Malaysians to join and reform the DAP and bring in new ideas and concepts to make the DAP a Malaysians party of the 21st century

In the April general election, the DAP suffered the worst electoral defeat in our 29-year party history. In Penang, where the DAP had hoped to form the Penang State Government, we were virtually destroyed scraping through with one State Assembly seat. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP to conduct a three-year party renewal and reform programme to create a new generation of leaders as well as to ensure that the DAP keep abreast of changing times not to fight issues of the sixties and seventies but to anticipate the needs of the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Cheras DAP Branch RM100 life-membership card-giving ceremony on Monday, September 18, 1995 at 8 p.m.

DAP to conduct a three-year party renewal and reform programme to create a new generation of leaders as well as to ensure that the DAP keep abreast of changing times not to fight issues of the sixties and seventies but to anticipate the needs of the 21st century

In the April general election, the DAP suffered its worst general election defeat, with the DAP winning only nine parliamentary seats while in Penang, where we had hoped to form the Penang State Government, the DAP won only one state assembly seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Open invitation to young generation of Malaysians to join and reform the DAP and bring in new ideas and concepts to make the DAP a Malaysian party of the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader. DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Kuching DAP Branch Renewal Dinner held in Kuching on Sunday, September 17, 1995 at 9 pm

Open invitation to young generation of Malaysians to join and reform the DAP and bring in new ideas and concepts to make the DAP a Malaysian party of the 21st century

In the April general election the DAP suffered the worst electoral defeat in our 29-year party history. In Penang, where the DAP had honed to form the Penang State Government, we were virtually destroyed scraping through with one State Assembly seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on the people of Sibu to pick up the baton from the people of Ragan and declare loud and clear in the next Sarawak state general election that Sarawakians want democracy as well as development by breaking the Barisan Nasional monopoly in the Sarawak State Assembly

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Sibu DAP Branch dinner in Sibu on Saturday, 16th September 1995 at 9 pm

Call on the people of Sibu to pick up the baton from the people of Ragan and declare loud and clear in the next Sarawak state general election that Sarawakians want democracy as well as development by breaking the Barisan Nasional monopoly in the Sarawak State Assembly

I hope that the DAP election petition on Tuesday chal¬lenging the election result of the Lanang parliamentary seat can succeed and that there will be a by-election for the people of Lanang to freely and democratically elect the MP they want. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on the people of Sarawak to respond to the DAP’s nation-wide RM100 Life Membership campaign to save the DAP to fight for democracy and development in Malaysia

Arrival Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Bintulu on Friday, September 15, 1995 at 1 p.m.

Call on the people of Sarawak to respond to the DAP’s nation-wide RM100 Life Membership campaign to save the DAP to fight for democracy and development in Malaysia

I wish first to thank the people of Bintulu for their election of a DAP MP for Bintulu in the April general election. The election of Chiew Chin Sing as DAP MP for Bintulu, defeating Datuk James Wong, the veteran of Sarawak politics, is the only light in an otherwise very bleak general election result for the DAP. Read the rest of this entry »

Sabah DAP instructed to prepare for the next general elections on the basis that there will be no co-operation or understanding with PBS in Sabah

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tan Jung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, February 16, 1995:

Sabah DAP instructed to prepare for the next general elections on the basis that there will be no co-operation or understanding with PBS in Sabah

Sabah DAP has been instructed to prepare for the next general elections on the basis that there will be no co-operation or understanding with PBS in Sabah. Read the rest of this entry »

The biggest, challenge for the DAP in the next general elections is to ensure that Malaysians do not forget the lessons of recent history

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Headquarters in Petaling Java on Saturday, February 1.1, 1995 at. 11 a.m. to launch three new DAP books, one in Bahasa Malaysia on ‘Felcra scandal’, one in Chinese on ; ‘Struggle For What’ and another on compilation of prize-winning essays on the DAP’s political struggle.

The biggest, challenge for the DAP in the next general elections is to ensure that Malaysians do not forget the lessons of recent history

The DAP is fully conscious that the next general elections will be the party’s most difficult and challenging general elections since we first contested the 1969 general elections. Read the rest of this entry »