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Increase of local Telekom rates would be another blow to render ‘zero credibility’ to the government’s ‘zero inflation’

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, November 8, 1995:

Increase of local Telekom rates would be another blow to render ‘zero credibility’ to the government’s ‘zero inflation’

The proposed increase of local Telekom rates, by introducing local telephone charges according to time used, would be another blow to render zero credibility to the government’s ‘zero inflation’ campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for a National information Policy with the objective to restore press freedom by giving full meaning to Article 10 of the Malaysian Constitution on “freedom of speech and expression”

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, November 7, 1995:

DAP calls for a National information Policy with the objective to restore press freedom by giving full meaning to Article 10 of the Malaysian Constitution on “freedom of speech and expression”

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Information, Datuk Mohd, Shafie Apdal had not given a proper and satisfactory answer to my question in parliament yesterday about the National information Policy draft. Read the rest of this entry »

Deputy Information Minister’s threat to ban foreign publications most unwarranted and highlights the need for a shake-up of the Information Ministry to make it more in tune with the challenges of an Information Age

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, November 6, 1995:

Deputy Information Minister’s threat to ban foreign publications most unwarranted and highlights the need for a shake-up of the Information Ministry to make it more in tune with the challenges of an Information Age

The Deputy Information Minister, Datuk Suleiman Mohamed said yesterday that the Information Ministry would recommend the banning of any foreign publication which persists in painting a false picture of the country. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP welcomes signs of a more open government attitude towards Internet and the backing down of the obscurantist approach advocated by the information Minister, Datuk Mohamed Rahmat

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Sunday, November 5, 1995:

DAP welcomes signs of a more open government attitude towards Internet and the backing down of the obscurantist approach advocated by the Information Minister, Datuk Mohamed Rahmat.

I welcome signs of a more open government attitude towards internet and the backing down of the obscurantist approach advocated by the Information Minister, Datuk Mohamed Rahmat. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP must “Reform or Die” to face the new political challenges of a 21st century Malaysia

Speech (Part 2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the negri Sembilan DAP dinner held in Seremban on Sunday, November 5, 1995

DAP must “Reform or Die” to face the new political challenges of a 21st century Malaysia

The DAP must “Reform or Die” to face the new political challenges of a 21st century Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Why are modems excluded from the budget reduction for computer products?

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

Why are modems excluded from the budget reduction for computer products?

Although computer companies taking part in the Infotech Malaysia (IFX) 95 exhibition in Kuala Lumpur are selling their equipment at post-budget prices as announced by the Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, I have found during my visit to the ITX 95 Exhibition that modems are excluded from the budget reduction. Read the rest of this entry »

Anwar Ibrahim reiterates that his 1996 budget is the latest series of his budgets to create a “civil society” but unfortunately, no one else in the Barisan Nasional leadership knows or understands what is a “civil society”

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in the Dewan Rakyat on the 1996 Budget on Monday, October 30, 1995

Anwar Ibrahim reiterates that his 1996 budget is the latest series of his budgets to create a “civil society” but unfortunately, no one else in the Barisan Nasional leadership knows or understands what is a “civil society”

The Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim reiterates that his 1996 budget is the latest series of his budgets to create a “civil society” but unfortunately, no one else in the Barisan Nasional leadership knows or understands what is a “civil society”. This is why no other Barisan Nasional Minister or MP had talked about a “civil society” although it had formed a constant theme of Anwar Ibrahim’s speeches, whether inside or outside the country – including his previous budget speeches. Read the rest of this entry »

Last-Minute budget proposal for Anwar Ibrahim

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

Last-Minute budget proposal for Anwar Ibrahim

On Friday, the Finance Minister, Datuk Sri Anwar Ibrahim will present the 1996 budget to Parliament. Read the rest of this entry »

Sarawak State Government, which has an annual budget of RM 2.2 billion, should set an example for all other states by allocating RM10 million to educate the people about how to use the Internet and to inform them about its potential for social and economic development

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, October 3 , 1995;

Sarawak State Government, which has an annual budget of RM 2.2 billion, should set an example for all other states by allocating RM10 million to educate the people about how to use the Internet and to inform them about its potential for social and economic development

Last, weekend, when opening Sarawak’s first exposition of Information Technology (IT) – ITXPO ‘95 – in Kuching, the Sarawak Chief Minister, Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud announced that the Sarawak State Government expects to spend RM150 million in IT over the next, five years under the Seventh Malaysia Plan. 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 »