The DAP Organising Secretary, Mr. Lim Kit Siang, today (16.8.68) issued the following statement:
The Democratic Action Party fully supports the proposal to establish a National University, to provide opportunities for higher education for National secondary schools.
The national school system is the step-child of the government. Its standard is low, teaching poor, and its certificate, the S.P.M., worthless.
This is why there is an exodus of students from national schools to national-type English schools. This is why although Alliance Ministers, including the Education Minister, Inche Khir Johari, warned parents not to send their children away from national schools to English schools, none of their children is studying in any of the national schools. Continue reading DAP supports National University idea
Speech by Editor of the Rocket, Mr. Lim Kit Siang, and DAP Organising Secretary, at the Second Anniversary Celebrations of the Rocket journal by the Seremban DAP Branch on Friday, August 16 at 7 p.m.
On June 30, the UMNO Secretary-General, Inche Khir bin Johari, warned UMNO members in Johol that Negri Sembilan is a “danger” state for the Alliance, and that the Democratic Action Party might capture the State Government in the next elections.
This is the measure and extent of the impact the Democratic Action Party, under the dedicated and distinguished leadership of Dr. Chen Man Hin, and support of DAP members and supporters, has made in a short period of slightly over two years. Continue reading DAP makes a bid for the Negri Sembilan State Government
Speech by DAP Organising Secretary, Mr. Lim Kit Siang, at the inaugural meeting of the protem committee of the Bukit Rambai DAP Branch, Malacca, on Wednesday, August 8, 1968 at 8 p.m.
The formation of the protem committee of the Bukit Rambai DAP Branch marks yet another milestone in the steady expansion of the democratic socialist movement in Malaysia.
In the short period of slightly over two years since the formation of the Democratic Action Party, we have given new hope to thinking Malaysians that a new political force has emerged on the Malaysian scene, which has the brain power, organisation, stamina and youth to defeat the forces of reaction, inequality, injustice and racialism which has dominated this country since independence. Continue reading Bukit Rambai DAP Branch protem committee
Talk by DAP organizing secretary Mr. Lim Kit Siang, at the establishment of the Triang DAP Protem Committee in Triang, Pahang on Saturday, 6th July 1968 at 5 p.m.
The formation of the DAP Branch in Triang marks a significant milestone in the expansion of the Democratic Action Party since its establishment slightly over two years ago.
It will spearhead the spread of the democratic socialist ideal and movement into the East Coast. After Triang, we will open up branches in other parts of Pahang, including Bentong, Kuantan, Lipis and Raub.
The message of cultural democracy, multi-racialism and a socialist society knows no barriers, either of distance, race, religion or language. Continue reading DAP Branch in Triang marks a significant milestone
The Democratic Action Party will contest in Sitiawan in the next general elections , the DAP Organising Secretary, Mr Lim Kit Siang, said last night.
Mr. Lim, who was speaking at a DAP meeting at Pekan Gurney, urged DAP members and supporters to work hard to return a DAP Member of Parliament for Sitiawan in the next Parliament.
Over 400 villagers from the surrounding areas attended the meeting.
Mr Lim said he was confident that the people of Sitiawan, like Malaysians in other constituencies, are utterly fed up with the yes – men in the Parliament and the State Assemblies.
He said: “ The people want true representatives of the ordinary men and women , who can fearlessly speak up for the people’s rights and interests, and put public service before self – interests.
“The people of Sitiawan can join large numbers of Malaysians elsewhere to bring about change and progress in Malaysia by sweeping out Alliance and MCA politicians in the next election, and bring into Parliament a band of sincere, dedicated and honest politicians with a mission to bring justice and equality to the nation.”
Mr. Lim criticised the Alliance government for neglecting the problems of the people. Continue reading Alliance government critized for neglecting people problems