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DAP supports Malaysia’s stand to focus on the French nuclear at the CHOGM meeting and proposes that CHOGM send an independent international commission of scientists to study the impact of the French nuclear tests on the environment and health or the South Pacific islanders and the eco-system

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, November 4, 1995:

DAP supports Malaysia’s stand to focus on the French nuclear at the CHOGM meeting and proposes that CHOGM send an independent international commission of scientists to study the impact of the French nuclear tests on the environment and health or the South Pacific islanders and the eco-system.

DAP supports Malaysia’s stand to focus on the French nuclear tests at the CHOGM meeting in Auckland from Nov. 10 to 15. The foreign Ministry Deputy Secretary-General 11, Datuk Hasmy Agam, said yesterday that the CHOGM meeting in Auckland would be more focused and that the French nuclear tests would be a hot topic. Read the rest of this entry »

Challenge to Keng Yaik to explain why in May 1990 he supported the Cabinet decision to scrap the Bakun dam project for “environmental” reasons and yet could now allege that there was. completely no basis for NGOs to oppose the dam project

Arrival Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Sibu on Saturday, 16th September 1995 at 1.45 p.m.

Challenge to Keng Yaik to explain why in May 1990 he supported the Cabinet decision to scrap the Bakun dam project for “environmental” reasons and yet could now allege that there was. completely no basis for NGOs to oppose the dam project

Two days ago, the Minister for Primary Industries, Datuk Dr. Lim Keng Yaik said that, there was completely no basis for NGOs to oppose the RM15 billion Bakun dam project. In doing so, Keng Yaik had become the latest Cabinet Minister to mislead the people about the Bakun dam project. Read the rest of this entry »

If Peter Chin cannot even arrange for my visit to Bakun dam site, it shows that the Deputy Environment Minister has no ‘clout’ and no ‘mover’ and ‘shaker’ like Ting Pek Khing who could get Mahathir to officiate at two Bakun dam functions in nine months

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 28th September 1994:

If Peter Chin cannot even arrange for my visit to Bakun dam site, it shows that the Deputy Environment Minister has no ‘clout’ and no ‘mover’ and ‘shaker’ like Ting Pek Khing who could get Mahathir to officiate at two Bakun dam functions in nine months

Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Peter Chin, said he has no ‘duty’ to arrange for my visit to Bakun dam site. Read the rest of this entry »

I accept Peter Chin’s challenge to visit the Bakun dam site and leave it to the Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment to draw up a comprehensive programme to get full briefing from the Department of Environment, Ekran Bhd and the affected Sarawakians

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, September 23, 1994:

I accept Peter Chin’s challenge to visit the Bakun dam site and leave it to the Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment to draw up a comprehensive programme to get full briefing from the Department of Environment, Ekran Bhd and the affected Sarawakians.

Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Peter Chin Fah Kui yesterday denied that Ekran Bhd., the developer of the RMI5 billion Bakun Dam project in Sarawak, had violated the Environmental Impact Assessment regulations in commencing its RM50 million preparatory work at the site. Read the rest of this entry »

Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Law Hieng Ding should explain whether his Ministry has modified its earlier stand and has allowed work to begin on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project even before approval of EIA report?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 22nd September 1994:

Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Law Hieng Ding should explain whether his Ministry has modified its earlier stand and has allowed work to begin on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project even before approval of EIA report?

The Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Datuk Law Hieng Ding should explain whether his Ministry has modified its earlier stand and has allowed work to begin on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project, even before approval of Environmental impact assessment (EIA) report. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP protests in the strongest possible terms against’ Mahathir’s earth-breaking ceremony for the Bakun dam project for Ekran, as it makes a complete mockery of the EIA requirement before any work for the RM15 billion Bakun project could begin.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday 20th September, 1994:

DAP protests in the strongest possible terms against’ Mahathir’s earth-breaking ceremony for the Bakun dam project for Ekran, as it makes a complete mockery of the EIA requirement before any work for the RM15 billion Bakun project could begin.

DAP protests in the strongest possible terms against the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed for conducting the earth-breaking ceremony in Belaga, Sarawak yesterday for the Bakun dam project for Ekran Berhad, as it makes a complete mockery of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) requirement before any work for the RM15 billion Bakun project could begin. Read the rest of this entry »

The haze which has enveloped Klang Valley and nation-wide is not only sign of worsening environmental degradation but also failure of environmental leadership and management in the government

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General, and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 8th September 1994:

The haze which has enveloped Klang Valley and nation-wide is not only sign of worsening environmental degradation but also failure of environmental leadership and management in the government.

The haze which has enveloped Klang Valley and nation-wide is not only the sign of worsening environmental degradation but also failure of environmental leadership and management in the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology. Read the rest of this entry »

Malaysian youths should play a great role to protect the earth form environmental pollution and degradation for the sake of future generations

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, when flagging off the DAPSY ‘Earth Run’ in a Pandamaran New Village, Kang on Sunday, 28th August 1994 at 5 pm

Malaysian youths should play a great role to protect the earth form environmental pollution and degradation for the sake of future generations

DAPSY must be commended for orgainsing its annual ‘Earth Runs’ as part of its contribution to raise the conscriousness of Malaysians youths to play a greater role to protect the earth from environmental pollution and degradation for the sake of future generations. Read the rest of this entry »

Most improper for the Prime Minister to launch the RM15 billon Bakun dam project when EIA report has not been done

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, February 6, 1994:

Most improper for the Prime Minister to launch the RM15 billon Bakun dam project when EIA report has not been done

The Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Peter Chin, said on Thursday that work on the RM15 billion Bakun hydroelectric project near Belaga, Sarawak should not start before the approval of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report.

He said the Department of Environment (DOE) has yet to receive an EIA report on Bakun and that a big project like Bakun would certainly have some environmental impact. Read the rest of this entry »

The closure of A.R.E is a great victory of the people after 10 year struggle to protect their health life and environment which should be an inspiration to all other Malaysians

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, January 18th, 1994:

The closure of A.R.E is a great victory of the people after 10 year struggle to protect their health life and environment which should be an inspiration to all other Malaysians

The closure of the Asian Rare Earth Sdn Bhd by ceasing operations altogether is a great victory of the people of Bulit Merah and the surrounding areas after a 10 year struggle to protect their health , life and environmental which should be an inspiration to all other Malaysians. Read the rest of this entry »