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Moggie has evaded the issue as to why the Cabinet had decided in May 1990 to scrap the Bakun project if the government had never wavered in its stand

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, September 5, 1995:

Moggie has evaded the issue as to why the Cabinet had decided in May 1990 to scrap the Bakun project if the government had never wavered in its stand that the project is economically viable

The Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts, Datuk Leo Moggie was reported in the press today as telling a briefing on Bakun for membersof the Barisan Backbenchers Club yesterday that the government maintains that the Bakun hydroelectric project is economically viable and that it had never wavered in its stand regarding the matter. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Five Wishes For 1995

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang released on Saturday, December 31, 1994:

Five Wishes For 1995

Next year will inescapably be the general elections year, as all the forecasts that general elections would take place this year have been debunked by events. 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 »

Government should ‘Look to Japan’ in the current review of 19 labour laws related to employment, industrial relations and workers’ welfare

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Seminar, on ‘Labour and the Current Challenges organised by the DAP Labour Bureau at TWU hall, Petaling Jaya on Sunday, May 29, 1994 at 9.30 a.m.

Government should ‘Look to Japan’ in the current review of 19 labour laws related to employment, industrial relations and workers’ welfare

The Minister for Human Resources, Datuk Lim Ah Lek, announced last month that a tripartite committee had been set up to review all 19 labour laws related to employment, industrial relations and workers’ welfare in the country. 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 »

MCA leaders most disappointing for they dare not even ask the Prime Minister for the rotation of the senior cabinet positions of Finance, Home Affairs, Education, International Trade, Defence and even the post of Deputy Prime Minister among the main communities

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at a meeting with leaders of DAP branches in the Bukit Mertajam Parliamentary Constituency held in Bukit Mertajam on Wednesday, 3rd February 1994 at 8 p.m.

MCA leaders most disappointing for they dare not even ask the Prime Minister for the rotation of the senior cabinet positions of Finance, Home Affairs, Education, International Trade, Defence and even the post of Deputy Prime Minister among the main communities.

In the last three years, the Barisan Nasional Government has been more liberal in certain educational and economic measures, but this is not because of the MCA or Gerakan, but the result of the struggle of the DAP and support of the people for more just, fair and equal policies for a multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural Malaysian nation. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Tsu Daiz Zainuddin helping the small investors by creating a crash in the stock market?

By Parliament Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary –General and MP for Tanjung , Lim Kit Siang , in Petaling Jaya on Thursday , January 13, 1994;

Is Tsu Daiz Zainuddin helping the small investors by creating a crash in the stock market?

The government economic adviser , Tun Daim Zainuddin has single handedly created a crash in the stock market in the last three days. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on the Finance Ministry to ensure that the directive that banks give out loans to 5,000 hawkers and petty traders in the next three months benefit hawkers of all races

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Monday, August 9, 1993:

DAP calls on the Finance Ministry to ensure that the directive that banks give out loans to 5,000 hawkers and petty traders in the next three months benefit hawkers of all races

The Deputy Finance Minister, Datuk Ghani Othman, had announced over the weekend that the Finance Ministry had directed commercial banks to ensure that each of their branches give out loans to five hawkers and petty traders within three months. Read the rest of this entry »