Archive for category Nation Building

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 »

The Lifting of the ban on Justice Bao television series vindicates DAP stand that such a ban violates five important aspects of nation-building

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, October 12, 1995:

The Lifting of the ban on Justice Bao television series vindicates DAP stand that such a ban violates five important aspects of nation-building

DAP commends the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed for his directive to the Information Ministry to review its outdated guidelines banning television screening of foreign costume dramas. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP invites Gerakan and MCA to join the DAP in the struggle for ‘Full Liberalisation’ of nation-building policies and to achieve the Ten Democratisations to give every Malaysian an equal place under the Malaysian sun

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the inaugural Penang ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Thousand-People Dinner held at Penang Chinese Town Hall on Monday, 3rd October 1994 at 8 pm

DAP invites Gerakan and MCA to join the DAP in the struggle for ‘Full Liberalisation’ of nation-building policies and to achieve the Ten Democratisations to give every Malaysian an equal place under the Malaysian sun.

This morning, in conjunction with tonight’s inaugural Ten-Night Penang ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Thousand-People Dinners, the DAP released its first Nation-Building Policies for Malaysia on ‘Full Liberalisation’ and the Ten-Point Democratisation Programme which will be the basis of the DAP elections manifesto in the next general elections. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP will issue Declarations on its Nation-Building Policies, including a Charter on Mother-Tongue Education, during the 10-day ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Thousand-people Dinner in Penang this month, beginning tomorrow

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Negri Sembilan DAP State Convention on Sunday, October2, 1994 at 10am

DAP will issue Declarations on its Nation-Building Policies, including a Charter on Mother-Tongue Education, during the 10-day ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Thousand-people Dinner in Penang this month, beginning tomorrow

DAP will issue Declarations on its Nation-Building Policies, including a Charter on Mother-Tongue Education, during the 10-day ‘Tanjong 3’ Marathon Thousand-people Dinner in Penang this month, beginning tomorrow. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP’s Tanjong 3 objective is to make Penang the ‘model state’ which acts as stimulus to bring about ‘Big Liberalisation’ of all aspects of nation-building policies in Malaysia

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Tanjong 3 Dinner held at Balik Pulau, Penang on Saturday, July 16, 1994 at 8 p.m.

DAP’s Tanjong 3 objective is to make Penang the ‘model state’ which acts as stimulus to bring about ‘Big Liberalisation’ of all aspects of nation-building policies in Malaysia

DAP’s declaration of its two-fold objective in its Tanjong 3 Battle to make the Penang the ‘engine-head’ in the movement for the ‘Big Liberalisation’ in Malaysia and to make Penang DAP State Government a model state government has struck fear and confusion among both national and Penang Gerakan leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

The limited and minor liberalisation in education and economic measures are the fruits of the DAP’s political struggle and sacrifices from the sixties to the eighties, and the DAP must now prepare for the next phase of its political struggle to bring about major liberalisation of nation-building policies

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Selangor DAP State Leadership Conference held in Klang on Sunday, 12th June 1994 at 10 a.m.

The limited and minor liberalisation in education and economic measures are the fruits of the DAP’s political struggle and sacrifices from the sixties to the eighties, and the DAP must now prepare for the next phase of its political struggle to bring about major liberalisation of nation-building policies

With the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad declaring in Muar on Friday that general elections could be held any time, the DAP must be fully prepared for the dissolution of Parliament any time after the next parliamentary meeting from July 4-19. Read the rest of this entry »

Let Liong Sik prove his claim that MCA had regained the confidence of the Malaysian Chinese by announcing at the Penang MCA State Delegates’ Convention tomorrow that he would return to Penang to contest for a parliamentary seat in the next general elections

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Friday, June 11, 1993:

Let Liong Sik prove his claim that MCA had regained the confidence of the Malaysian Chinese by announcing at the Penang MCA State Delegates’ Convention tomorrow that he would return to Penang to contest for a parliamentary seat in the next general elections

MCA President, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik, has claimed that the MCA had emerged from a period of multiple crisis to be stronger and more united. Read the rest of this entry »

Newly-formed National Unity Advisory Panel will be as ineffective and irrelevant to issue of national unity as its predecessors of the past 25 years

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, 28th May 1991:

Newly-formed National Unity Advisory Panel will be as ineffective and irrelevant to issue of national unity as its predecessors of the past 25 years.

The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, yesterday launched with great fanfare a new National Unity Advisory Panel with the Minister for National Unity and Social Development, Datuk Napsiah Omar as Chairman and her Deputy Minister, Datuk Alex Lee, as Vice Chairman. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP to move motion in Parliament for a Parliamentary Committee to review 30 years of nation-building efforts and to new basis for Malaysian nation-building in the 1990s

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Penang DAP State Committee meeting held at Penang DAP Hqrs at Kinta Lane, Penang on Thursday 11.6.1987 at 8 p.m

DAP to move motion in Parliament for a Parliamentary Committee to review 30 years of nation-building efforts and to new basis for Malaysian nation-building in the 1990s

The DAP will move a motion in the coming two-week Parliament, which begins on June 29, for the establishment of a Parliamentary Committee to review the 30 years of Malaysian, nation-building and to make recommendations to ensure greater national unity in the 1990s. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP offers its co-operative to Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to help resolve the grave national problems like racial polarization, crisis of confidence and nation-building

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary –General, MP for Tanjong and Assemblyman for kampong Kolam, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 15.8.1986

DAP offers its co-operative to Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to help resolve the grave national problems like racial polarization, crisis of confidence and nation-building

Yesterday, at the launching of the National Youth Day and Cultural Month, the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, said that the Government will continue with its present policies and not change them just because several groups want a change. Read the rest of this entry »