Archive for category Land Acquisition

Mohamed Isa should explain why the Negri Sembilan State Government acquired and took possession of 573 acres of land for the Nilai township project and assessed compensation of RM19 million but did not pay a single sen for over year

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at a DAP ceramah at Temiang, Seremban on the Land Acquisition Act on Friday, 24th February 1995 at 9 p.m.

Mohamed Isa should explain why the Negri Sembilan State Government acquired and took possession of 573 acres of land for the Nilai township project and assessed compensation of RM19 million but did not pay a single sen for over year

Recently, Barisan Nasional leaders have begun conceding that there had been gross abuses and injustices in government land acquisitions in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Challenge to MCA national leadership to go to court to prove that the Tanah Putih MCA members and farmers have special legal rights in Malaysia – where they have legal rights to their land without any title

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, February 16, 1995:

Challenge to MCA national leadership to go to court to prove that the Tanah Putih MCA members and farmers have special legal rights in Malaysia – where they have legal rights to their land without any title

It is clear that the MCA national leadership has rejected the DAP proposal for a stop of political exchanges between the MCA arid DAP on the Tanah Putih land issue and that both parties co-operate to resolve the problem of the Tanah Putih MCA members and farmers. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP proposes a Political Code of Ethics binding on all political parties in the next general elections to wipe out the politics and culture of lies

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, February 15, 1995:

DAP proposes a Political Code of Ethics binding on all political parties in the next general elections to wipe out the politics and culture of lies

I had said in Parliament that the 1990 general elections was the dirtiest general elections in Malaysian history, in terms of the massive scale of the politics of lies, the politics of money and the politics of fear in the last general elections. Read the rest of this entry »

Letter – It is Kadir Jasin who failed to check the facts before making comments on the Tanah Putih, Gua Musang land case

15th February 1998.
Editor,
New Sunday Times.

Sir,

It is Kadir Jasin who failed to check the facts before making comments on the Tanah Putih, Gua Musang land case

I refer to last Sunday’s “Other Thots – by A. Kadir Jasin’ where Kadir Jasin accused me of “desperation to score political points and to belittle the MCA and Gerakan, he failed to check his facts”. Read the rest of this entry »

I propose a stop of political exchanges between the MCA and DAP on the Tanah Putih land issue and that both parties co-operate to resolve the land problem of the Tanah Putih MCA members and farmers

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, 14th February 1995:

I propose a stop of political exchanges between the MCA and DAP on the Tanah Putih land issue and that both parties co-operate to resolve the land problem of the Tanah Putih MCA members and farmers

The Tanah Putih land issue in Gua Musang is not only an eye-opener to MCA members that their interests can be sacrificed by the MCA national leaders, but also a lesson to the people as to the lies that the MCA leadership could concoct against the DAP because of the coming general elections. Read the rest of this entry »

Lim Ah Lek’s outburst is because the DAP has exposed the MCA’s irresponsible tactics over the Tanah Putin land issue

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Java on Monday, February 13, 1995:

Lim Ah Lek’s outburst is because the DAP has exposed the MCA’s irresponsible tactics over the Tanah Putin land issue

The outburst of the MCA Deputy President, and Minister for Human Resources, Datuk Lim Ah Lek, in Bentong yesterday that I should quit politics does not deserve any comment. Read the rest of this entry »

Tanah Putih land issue has become a MCA Tanah Putin land scandal

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Sunday, February 12, 1995:

Tanah Putih land issue has become a MCA Tanah Putin land scandal

The DAP is prepared to take over from the MCA and fight for the rights of the MCA members in Tanah Putih, Gua Musang if the MCA national leadership admits that the Tanah Putih farmers do not have legal rights and claims. Read the rest of this entry »

MCA national leadership should stop sabotaging DAP efforts to fight for the socio-economic rights of the Tanah Putih farmers and should declare categorically whether it is going to take any action to defend the legal rights and claims of Tanah Putih farmers and MCA member’s

Press Conference Statement (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Headquarters in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, February 11, 1995 at 11 a.m. to launch three new DAP books

MCA national leadership should stop sabotaging DAP efforts to fight for the socio-economic rights of the Tanah Putih farmers and should declare categorically whether it is going to take any action to defend the legal rights and claims of Tanah Putih farmers and MCA member’s

The MCA national leadership should stop sabotaging DAP efforts to fight for the socio-economic rights of the Tanah Putih farmer’s and should declare categorically whether it is going to take any action to defend the legal rights and claims of Tanah Putih farmers and MCA members. Read the rest of this entry »

MCA has told the most number of lies on one issue in the Tanah Putin land issue and is proof that MCA is not bothered about the rights and plight of Tanah Putin farmers and MCA members but using them only as a political weapon against the DAP

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 10th February 1995;

MCA has told the most number of lies on one issue in the Tanah Putin land issue and is proof that MCA is not bothered about the rights and plight of Tanah Putin farmers and MCA members but using them only as a political weapon against the DAP

The MCA has set a new political record in telling the most lies on the Tanah Putih, Gua Musang land issue in the past month. Read the rest of this entry »

Road Builder (M) Holdings Bhd (RHB) will be violating the Negri Sembilan State Government undertaking to resolve the Seremban II land acquisition dispute by ‘consultation’ if it goes ahead with its plan to develop the project by the middle of the year

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 9th February 1995:

Road Builder (M) Holdings Bhd (RHB) will be violating the Negri Sembilan State Government undertaking to resolve the Seremban II land acquisition dispute by ‘consultation’ if it goes ahead with its plan to develop the project by the middle of the year

The Road Builder (M) Holdings Bhd. (RHB) Executive Chairman, Tengku Tan Sri Ahmad Rithaudeen, should have met the Negri Sembilan smallholders whose land are being acquired for the Serernban II new township project and set an example to other companies in Malaysia of corporate responsibility and sensitivity to the people whose rights have been adversely affected by the company’s development projects. Read the rest of this entry »