Archive for category Earthquake

I commend Leo Moggie for doing his homework in replying to my question on Bakun and earthquakes although he had not addressed all issues concerning the subject

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 25th October 1995:

I commend Leo Moggie for doing his homework in replying to my question on Bakun and earthquakes although he had not addressed all issues concerning the subject

I commend the Minister for Energy, telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie for doing his homework in replying to my question on “Bakun and earthquakes” although he had not addressed all issues concerning the subject. Read the rest of this entry »

Initial study of Leo Moggie’s parliamentary answer to my question on “Bakun and earthquakes” shows that it is full of contradictions which call for full explanation

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday , 25th October 1995:

Initial study of Leo Moggie’s parliamentary answer to my question on “Bakun and earthquakes” shows that it is full of contradictions which call for full explanation

Yesterday, I issued a press statement commending the Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie for doing his homework in giving a fairly longisn reply to my parliamentary oral question on Tuesday on “Bakun and earthquakes”, which is the the the most detailed statement so far issued by anyone in authority on the subject and is a positive contribution to make the decision-making process on the RM15 billion Bakun hydroelectric dam project more accountable and cransparent to Malaysians in general, and the attected indigenous people in Belaga area in Sarawak in particular. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Ekran Bhd to explain whether it had commissioned a study specifically on whether the Bakun dam design could itself trigger off an earthquake, and if so to make public the study

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 9th October 1995:

DAP calls on Ekran Bhd to explain whether it had commissioned a study specifically on whether the Bakun dam design could itself trigger off an earthquake, and if so to make public the study

The 7-Richter-scale Sumatra earthquake on Saturday, which killed 100 people, injured 700 and destroyed or damaged. 10,000 buildings, should make Malaysians more earthquake-conscious – especially as the tremors rocked the Bukit Chagar and Larkin flats in Johore Bahru, which housed 6,000 people. Read the rest of this entry »

Ekran Bhd. Would be invited to send its “earthquake” experts to the MPGED Conference on Bakun in December to explain how the Bakun dam had been designed to withstand an earthquake of up to 6.4 on the Richter scale

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 6th October 1995:

Ekran Bhd. Would be invited to send its “earthquake” experts to the MPGED Conference on Bakun in December to explain how the Bakun dam had been designed to withstand an earthquake of up to 6.4 on the Richter scale

The Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development (MPGED) Conference on Bakun in early December will invite Ekran Bhd. To send its “earthquake” experts to explain how the Bakun dam had been designed to withstand an earthquake of up to 6.4 on the Richter scale. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Taib Mahmud to outline the necessary safety features of the Bintulu airport which made it accident-free

Departure Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Kuching on Monday 18th September 1995 at l0 a.m.

Call on Taib Mahmud to outline the necessary safety features of the Bintulu airport which made it accident-free

The Sarawak, Chief Minister, Tan Sri Taib Mahmud said Yesterday that the Bintulu airport, located at the heart of Bintulu town, has all the necessary features and is safe for daily use of light aircraft. Read the rest of this entry »