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Malaysia can afford to take a firm stand to wipe out corruption precisely because of Malaysia’s strong economic growth in the last seven years

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAPSY’s Ten Great Ceramahs on ‘Rafidah and Shares’ held in Klang at Letchumanan Hall on Monday 9th January, 1995 at 9 p.m.

Malaysia can afford to take a firm stand to wipe out corruption precisely because of Malaysia’s strong economic growth in the last seven years

Two weeks ago, the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, said that ‘corruption was minimal in the country’ and asked how Malaysia could achieve an 8.5 per cent growth rate over the last seven years if Malaysia was as corrupt as made out by the Western newspapers. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP’s objective in the nest general election to transform the ‘Little Liberalisation’ of the last three years into ‘Big Liberalisation’ is the third phase of the 28-year DAP political struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the prize-giving ceremony for the DAP essay competition to commemorate his 25th anniversary as an elected Member of Parliament at the Cha Clan Association Hall, Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, 8th September 1994 at 11 a.m.

DAP’s objective in the nest general election to transform the ‘Little Liberalisation’ of the last three years into ‘Big Liberalisation’ is the third phase of the 28-year DAP political struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia.

The DAP’s objective in the nest general election to transform the ‘Little Liberalisation’ of the last three years into ‘Big Liberalisation’ is the third phase of the 28-year DAP political struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for nation-wide reduction of assessment rates by local government, authorities in view of privatisation of many local government services

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Pandamaran Klang DAPSY anniversary dinner held in Pandamaran on Friday, 17th June 1994 at 8 pm

DAP calls for nation-wide reduction of assessment rates by local government, authorities in view of privatisation of many local government services

DAP calls for the nation-wide reduction of assessment rates by local government authorities in view of the privatisation of many services previously provided for by local authorities. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP wants ‘major liberalisation’ which will recognise merit as the basis for appointment and promotion for government and quasi-government positions

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Penang Tanjong 3 Dinner held at Park Inn, Penang on Sunday, March 6, 1994 at 8 p.m.

DAP wants ‘major liberalisation’ which will recognise merit as the basis for appointment and promotion for government and quasi-government positions

In the past three years, there have been certain ‘liberalisation’ in economic and educational measures. Read the rest of this entry »

Mahathir is the first political leader not only in Malaysia but in.the world to promise ‘an economic miracle’ in General elections

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for TanJong, Lira Kit Slang, at the DAP Sabah general elections ceramah held at Barmy Estate, Sandakan on Wednesday, 16th February 1994 at 8 p.m.

Mahathir is the first political leader not only in Malaysia but in.the world to promise ‘an economic miracle’ in General elections

The Prime-Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, in his ‘A Personal Letter to All Sabahans’, promised ‘an economic miracle’ for Sabah. Read the rest of this entry »

Barisan Nasional is being very irresponsible in making promises in the Sabah general election which its leaders must know are impossible to fulfil

Press Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Slang, on his arrival at the Kota Kinabalu Airport en route to Sandakan on Tuesday, February 15, 1994 at 12 noon

Barisan Nasional is being very irresponsible in making promises in the Sabah general election which its leaders must know are impossible to fulfil

The Barisan Nasional is being very irresponsible in making promises in the Sabah general election which its leaders must know are impossible to fulfil. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP hails Anwar’s statement that the 1984 Budget will identify specific strategies and programmes to effectively address the housing problem, especially in the major cities and towns, as at last giving hope to the homeless in the country

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, August 6, 1993:

DAP hails Anwar’s statement that the 1984 Budget will identify specific strategies and programmes to effectively address the housing problem, especially in the major cities and towns, as at last giving hope to the homeless in the country

DAP hails the statement by the Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim yesterday that the 1984 Budget will identify specific strategies and programmes to effectively address the housing problem, especially in the major cities and towns, as at last giving hope to the homeless in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Kit Siang challenges Liong Sik to a full debate on the Langkawi Project in the current Parliamentary meeting for him to prove that MCA’s RM20 million is more effective than the RM5.1 billion allocated by government for rural education under the Sixth Malaysia Plan

Press Conference Statement (3) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Penang DAP Hqrs at Kinta Lane, Penang on Saturday, July 24, 1993 at 11.30 a.m.

Kit Siang challenges Liong Sik to a full debate on the Langkawi Project in the current Parliamentary meeting for him to prove that MCA’s RM20 million is more effective than the RM5.1 billion allocated by government for rural education under the Sixth Malaysia Plan

Penang MCA Youth is spreading word that the MCA President, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik, might come to Penang tomorrow night to have a debate with me on the MCA’s Langkawi Project. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP supports Sim Moh Yee’s proposal that the government re-evaluate the position of Chinese language in the country in view of its greater international importance

Departure Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Bintulu Airport on Wednesday, 2nd June 1993 at 12 p.m.

DAP supports Sim Moh Yee’s proposal that the government re-evaluate the position of Chinese language in the country in view of its greater international importance

DAP supports the proposal made by the Ziao Zhong Chairman, Sim Moh Yee last weekend that the government re-evaluate the position of Chinese language in the country in view of its greater and growing international importance. Read the rest of this entry »

The constitutional crisis over the removal of the Rulers’ immunity has allowed many Ministers and government leaders to evade close scrutiny and accountability for their negligence, incompetence, abuses of power and malpractices

by Parliamentary opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, March 5, 1993:

The constitutional crisis over the removal of the Rulers’ immunity has allowed many Ministers and government leaders to evade close scrutiny and accountability for their negligence, incompetence, abuses of power and malpractices

The constitutional crisis over the removal of the Rulers’ immunity for over three months has allowed many Ministers and government leaders to evade close scrutiny and accountability for their negligence, incompetence, abuses of power and malpractices. Read the rest of this entry »