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DAP must “Reform of Die” in facing the political challenges of the 21st century

When the DAP National Conference was held in June this year, it was after the party had suffered our worst general election defeat in our 29-year history and there was a bleak atmosphere of gloom

Six months later, at this DAP National Congress which has been brought forward one year earlier by the Central Executive Committee in accepting full collective responsibility for the disastrous April general election result and to allow the party delegates to elect a new party leadership, we meet under mixed feelings. Read the rest of this entry »

Open invitation to young generation of Malaysians to join and reform the DAP and bring in new ideas and concepts to make the DAP a Malaysians party of the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong , Lim Kit Siang ,at the DAP Bagan by-election victory dinner held in Bagan on Wednesday, 20th September 1995 at 8.00 p.m.

Open invitation to young generation of Malaysians to join and reform the DAP and bring in new ideas and concepts to make the DAP a Malaysians party of the 21st century

In the April general election, the DAP suffered the worst electoral defeat in our 29-year party history. In Penang, where the DAP had hoped to form the Penang State Government, we were virtually destroyed scraping through with one State Assembly seat. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP welcomes Mahathir’s more open and enlightened attitude on nation-building in a multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural Malaysia which vindicates the DAP struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia in the past 29 years

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Bintulu DAP Branch August-Moon Dinner in Bintulu on Friday, 15th September 1995 at 8 p.m.

DAP welcomes Mahathir’s more open and enlightened attitude on nation-building in a multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural Malaysia which vindicates the DAP struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia in the past 29 years

I welcome the prime minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed’s more open and enlightened attitude on nation-building in a multi-racial, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural Malaysia which vindicates the DAP struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia in the past 29 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Call for the abolition of the division of Malaysians into bumiputeras and non-bumiputeras to pave the way for a Malaysian civil society and a Bangsa

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretery-General and MP for Tanjong , Lim Kit Siang, at The closing of the Seminar on “Civil Society and the State” organised Chinese Resources Centre at the Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall on Sunday, September 10,1995 at 5.20 p.m.

Call for the abolition of the division of Malaysians into bumiputeras and non-bumiputeras to pave the way for a Malaysian civil society and a Bangsa Malaysia

There can be no argument that there is a need to promote a “civil society” where apart from the “public sphere” of government institutions, there is a greater role for the “private sphere” where the “third sector” of voluntary organisations and independent associations can play an effective role to strengthen free, democratic, accountable and transparent institutions in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

The next general elections very important as it would decide whether the aspirations of two generations of Malaysians since Merdeka for a more just, equal, united and democratic Malaysia could be given a solid foundation when the country is entering the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Slang, at The DAP Kuching Dinner held in Kuching on Sunday, February 26, 1995 at 9 pm

The next general elections very important as it would decide whether the aspirations of two generations of Malaysians since Merdeka for a more just, equal, united and democratic Malaysia could be given a solid foundation when the country is entering the 21st century

Barisan Nasional leaders want Malaysians to believe that there are no issues in the next general elections or that the only issue is whether to crush the Opposition on the ground that an opposition in Malaysia is irrelevant, unnecessary and even an evil. Read the rest of this entry »

The next general elections very important as it would decide whether the aspirations of two generations of Malaysians since Merdeka for a more just, equal, united and democratic Malaysia could be given a solid foundation when the country is entering the 21st century

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Tanjong Chinese New Year Gathering at Kinta Lane, Penang on Tuesday, 14th February 1995 at 8 pm

The next general elections very important as it would decide whether the aspirations of two generations of Malaysians since Merdeka for a more just, equal, united and democratic Malaysia could be given a solid foundation when the country is entering the 21st century

Barisan Nasional leaders want Malaysians to believe that there are no issues in the next general elections or that the only issue is whether to crush the Opposition on the ground that an opposition in Malaysia is irrelevant, unnecessary and even an evil. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for Full Liberalisation on the march towards a Malaysian Malaysia

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang issued on Sunday, 29th January, 1995:

DAP calls for Full Liberalisation on the march towards a Malaysian Malaysia

Malaysians should stand up in the Chinese New Year and particularly in the coming general elections to expand the minor liberalisations of government policies of the past four years into Full Liberalisation of nation-building policies. 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 »

DAP pays tribute to Dr. Chen Man Hin as the marathon runner’ in the last three decades for a Malaysian Malaysia Where there is justice, equality and freedom for all Malaysians

Speech by Parliamentary opposition Leader, DAP Secretary Genaral and MP for Tanjong on the 70th Brithday Dinner organised by the DAP for DAP National Chairman Dr. Chen Man Hin held at Marco Polo Restaurant on Thesday, 15 Novenber 1994 at 7 pm

DAP pays tribute to Dr. Chen Man Hin as the marathon runner’ in the last three decades for a Malaysian Malaysia Where there is justice, equality and freedom for all Malaysians

Tonight DAP leaders, Mps, SAs, members, supporters and friends are gatheted here to celebrate the 70th birthday of Party Chairman Dr. Chen Man Hin. Read the rest of this entry »

Kerk Choo Ting, Kang Chin Seng and Koh Tsu Koon are the new political desperadoes of the Barisan Nasional who are resorting to the politics of to make the people abandon their struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia by supporting the DAP’s call for ‘Full Liberalisation’

Speech by Parliamentary opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at ninth Penang ‘Tanjonq 3’ Marathon Thousand-People Dinner held at Bukit Mertajam on Sunday, October 23, 1994 at 8 pm

Kerk Choo Ting, Kang Chin Seng and Koh Tsu Koon are the new political desperadoes of the Barisan Nasional who are resorting to the politics of to make the people abandon their struggle for a Malaysian Malaysia by supporting the DAP’s call for ‘Full Liberalisation’

Since the DAP’s praclamation of ‘Full Liberalisation’ as our major general elections theme at the inaugural ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Ten-Night Thousand-People Dinners on October 3, Gerakan and NICA leaders had been desperately trying to find a right and proper response. Read the rest of this entry »