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Cabinet should review Home Ministry ban on Thoothan as the Tamil biweekly should not be closed for publishing articles and reports extremely embarrassing to MIC President, Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, June 24, 1994:

Cabinet should review Home Ministry ban on Thoothan as the Tamil biweekly should not be closed for publishing articles and reports extremely embarrassing to MIC President, Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu

The Cabinet next week should review the Home Ministry ban on Thoothan as the Tamil biweekly should not be closed for publishing articles and reports extremly embarrassing to MIC President, Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for the restoration of the publishing licence of Tamil biweekly Thoothan which was banned on Tuesday

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Thursday, 23rd June 1994:

DAP calls for the restoration of the publishing licence of Tamil biweekly Thoothan which was banned on Tuesday

DAP deplores the banning of Tamil biweekly Thoothan by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday without giving any reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

The 20-year objective of New Economic Policy and First OPP to build a united Malaysian nation has failed and is being postponed for 30 years under the Vision for 2020

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, on the Second Outline Perspective Plan, 1991 – 2000, in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday, June 17, 1991

The 20-year objective of New Economic Policy and First OPP to build a united Malaysian nation has failed and is being postponed for 30 years under the Vision for 2020

I wish firstly to register the strongest possible protest against the lack of time to Members of Parliament to study the Second Outline Perspective Plan (OPP) and the Report of the National Economic Consultative Council (NECC) and to get public feedback before a parliamentary debate on the OPP. Read the rest of this entry »

Samy Vellu should resign as MIC President and Cabinet Minister because in the past 20 years, while MIC leaders have become rich and enjoyed the good thing in life, the ordinary Indians have become the most neglected and backward community in Malaysia

Addendum to Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, on the Second OPP and NDP in the Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday, June 18, 1991 (to be inserted before the portion on “Can Malaysia develop a culture of merit and competitiveness to enable Malaysia to stand tall in the world” in page 17)

Samy Vellu should resign as MIC President and Cabinet Minister because in the past 20 years, while MIC leaders have become rich and enjoyed the good thing in life, the ordinary Indians have become the most neglected and backward community in Malaysia

In 1985, the MIC President and then Works Minister, Datuk Samy Vellu reminded Malaysian Indians that the New Economic Policy was launched by the government for all communities. Read the rest of this entry »