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DAP gravely concerned about reports that the new Education Bill will be even more “severely restrictive” of Chinese education than the 1961 Education ACT.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday,6th October 1996:

DAP gravely concerned about reports that the new Education Bill will be even more “severely restrictive” of Chinese education than the 1961 Education ACT.

The DAP is gravely concerned about reports that the new Education Bill will be even more “severely restrictive” of Chinese education than the 1961 Education ACT. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for abolition of the Inter-Ministry Committee on Internet Censorship and its replacement by a I-way (Information Highway) Commission to recommend how to promote the highest percentage of Malaysian access to Internet and which will also address the problem of pornography on the Internet

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, October 2, 1995:

DAP calls for abolition of the Inter-Ministry Committee on Internet Censorship and its replacement by a I-way (Information Highway) Commission to recommend how to promote the highest percentage of Malaysian access to Internet and which will also address the problem of pornography on the Internet

Dr. Safar Hasim, head of the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Department of Communications yesterday commended the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad for calling on the world community to find a way to keep pornography out of the Internet and to provide for legal action to be taken against those responsible. Read the rest of this entry »

If the UKMhead of Communications Department is such a ‘fan’ of Marty Rimm, whose “dubious” undergraduate studies resulted in the Time Cover story on “Cyberporn”, will Prof. Dr. Mohd Safar Hasim invite him to join his department as a model exemplar for UKM students.

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP, Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, September 23, 1995:

If the UKMhead of Communications Department is such a ‘fan’ of Marty Rimm, whose “dubious” undergraduate studies resulted in the Time Cover story on “Cyberporn”, will Prof. Dr. Mohd Safar Hasim invite him to join his department as a model exemplar for UKM students.

The reaction of the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia head of Communications Department Prof Dr. Mohd Safar Hasim to my criticism of him for trying to fan hysteria about pornography on the Internet instead of rational discussion about the information superhighway has missed the points altogether. Read the rest of this entry »

MCA wants the voters of Bagan to sell away the priceless honour of the title, “Democracy City”, for the striking the first blow for democracy and save DAP after the April general election in exchange for a paltry RM600, 000

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Bagan by-election thousand-people dinner at Jalan Raja Uda on Thursday, 7th September 1995 at 9 p.m.

MCA wants the voters of Bagan to sell away the priceless honour of the title, “Democracy City”, for the striking the first blow for democracy and save DAP after the April general election in exchange for a paltry RM600, 000

The MCA always come up with its “secret” weapon on the eve of polling day to stampede the voters to vote for the MCA candidate and the Bagan by-election is no exception. Read the rest of this entry »

UUCA is the main obstacle to Malaysia producing intellectuals and academic figures of world standard

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, August 9, 1995:

UUCA is the main obstacle to Malaysia producing intellectuals and academic figures of world standard

Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, said yesterday that the Government was willing to amend the Universities and University Colleges Act to encourage healthy debate and discussion in the universities. Read the rest of this entry »

Allegation by Malaysian Academic Movement that Education Minister had not kept his promises to the university lecturers most shocking and should be rectified immediately

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, February 23, 1995:

Allegation by Malaysian Academic Movement that Education Minister had not kept his promises to the university lecturers most shocking and should be rectified immediately

The allegation by the Malaysian Academic Movement President, Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda, in yesterday’s press that the Education Minister, Datuk Amar Dr. Sulaiman Daud had not kept his promises to the university lecturers is most shocking and should be rectified immediately. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Mahathir not to delay any further in establishing a Cabinet Committee on the Teaching Profession to resolve the long-standing grievances of the 230,000 teachers in the country as well as to upgrade the quality and commitment of teachers

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, February 22, 1995:

DAP calls on Mahathir not to delay any further in establishing a Cabinet Committee on the Teaching Profession to resolve the long-standing grievances of the 230,000 teachers in the country as well as to upgrade the quality and commitment of teachers

DAP calls on the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, not to delay any further in establishing a Cabinet Committee on the Teaching Profession to resolve the long-standing grievances of the 230,000 teachers in the country as well as to upgrade the quality and commitment of teachers. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Fong Chan Onn to explain why the Education Ministry is providing only some 300 places for Chinese primary school teachers for the next batch of teacher-training in June this year, which is only some 25 per cent of the target he had promised 18 months ago

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Mantin DAP Branch Anniversary Dinner held at Mantin, Negeri Sembilan on Saturday, 14th January 1995 at 8 pm

Call on Fong Chan Onn to explain why the Education Ministry is providing only some 300 places for Chinese primary school teachers for the next batch of teacher-training in June this year, which is only some 25 per cent of the target he had promised 18 months ago

Eighteen months ago, the MCA Deputy Education Minister, Datuk Dr. Fong Chan Onn, promised a solution to the acute shortage of trained teachers in Chinese primary school with a new strategy which would double the intake of teacher-trainees for Chinese primary schools from 1,200 places to 2,400 places a year. Read the rest of this entry »

48 Chinese primary schools have been closed clown in Malaysia since independence in 1957

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Slang at the Kulai DAP Branch Dinner in Kulai on Thursday, 15th December, 1994 at 8 pm

48 Chinese primary schools have been closed clown in Malaysia since independence in 1957

According to a recent parliamentary answer by the Minister for Education Datuk Dr. Sulaiman Daud in response to a question by DAP MP for Kota Melaka Lim Guan Eng since independence in 1957, 48 Chinese primary schools in the country have been closed down — 19 in Sarawak, ten in Johore, five in Pahang, four in Sabah, three each in Perak and Terengganu and one in Federal Territory. Read the rest of this entry »

Malaysia today would be a very different country if there had been n’ DAP in the past 28 years

Speech by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang when launching the Pull Liberalisation campaign in Perak at a ceramah at the Tou Boo Kong Hall in Ipoh on Saturday, 10th December, 1994 at 8pm

Malaysia today would be a very different country if there had been no DAP in the past 28 years

DAP MPs and leaders can feel proud that when Chinese education, Chinese primary schools, Chinese Independent Secondary Schools faced their greatest threat in the 1970s and early l980s, they were there to stand up in Parliament in the defence of Cultural Democracy. Read the rest of this entry »