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DAP to raise in parliamentary next month the Luak Bay ‘Millionaires Row’ Scandal where some 10.5 km of beach front had been closed off from public access as the type of development which sacrificed public rights to private interests

Departure Press Conference statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Miri on Friday, September 15, 1995 at 10.30 a.m.

DAP to raise in parliamentary next month the Luak Bay ‘Millionaires Row’ Scandal where some 10.5 km of beach front had been closed off from public access as the type of development which sacrificed public rights to private interests

I have instructed the Miri DAP branch to make a detailed study to assemble all available information on the Luak Bay ‘millionaires row’ scandal so that I could highlight it in Parliament next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Ting Chew Peh’s personal, mean and vicious attack on me not only most unworthy of a Cabinet Minister, but shows up his parliamentery ignorance

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, September 8, 1995:

Ting Chew Peh’s personal, mean and vicious attack on me not only most unworthy of a Cabinet Minister, but shows up his parliamentery ignorance despite being a Minister for nearly 10 years

The MCA Secretary-General and Minister for Housing, Datuk Dr. Ting Chew Peh made a very personal, mean and vicious attack on me in Butterworth yesterday, which is most unworthy of a Cabinet Minister. Read the rest of this entry »

The first casualties of a MCA victory in the Bagan by-election will be the Opposition MPs who will further gagged from speaking up in Parliament and providing a check-and-balance against government abuses and corrupt practices

Press Conference Statement (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at Penang DAP Hqrs on Thursday, 7th September 1995 at 11.30 a.m.

The first casualties of a MCA victory in the Bagan by-election will be the Opposition MPs who will further gagged from speaking up in Parliament and providing a check-and-balance against government abuses and corrupt practices

The first casualties of a MCA victory in the Bagan by-election will be the Opposition MPs who will further gagged from speaking up in Parliament and providing a check-and-balance against government abuses and corrupt practices. Read the rest of this entry »

Barisan Nasional MPs should be imbued with Vision 2020 to give priority to raising the international standing of Parliament and the nation instead of indulging in petty party politics just to spike the Opposition

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

Barisan Nasional MPs should be imbued with Vision 2020 to give priority to raising the international standing of Parliament and the nation instead of indulging in petty party politics just to spike the Opposition

The Parliament meeting which concluded yesterday has again highlighted the need for Barisan Nasional MPs to be imbued with Vision 2020 to give priority to raising the international standing of Parliament and the nation instead of indulging in petty politics just to spike the Opposition. Read the rest of this entry »

Barisan Nasional is already too strong and does not need another MP while a victory for DAP in Bagan will nurture of the ‘seed of democracy’ in Malaysia after the dismal Opposition showing in the last general election

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secre-tary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAP Bagan by-election ceramah at Taman Bagan held on Tuesday, September 5, 1995 at 10.30 p.m.

Barisan Nasional is already too strong and does not need another MP while a victory for DAP in Bagan will nurture of the ‘seed of democracy’ in Malaysia after the dismal Opposition showing in the last general election

The choice before the Bagan voters this Saturday is stark and clear. Read the rest of this entry »

Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development seeks a briefing from Anwar Ibrahim on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project

by Chairman of the Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development (MOGED) in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 4th September 1995:

Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development seeks a briefing from Anwar Ibrahim on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project

The Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development (MPGED) which was formed last Wednesday to focus the attention of MPs on the two critical areas of environment and development has written to the Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to ask him for a briefing on the RM15 billon Bakun dam project in his capacity as Chairman of the Cabiner Committee on Bakun. 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 »

Five Wishes For 1995

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang released on Saturday, December 31, 1994:

Five Wishes For 1995

Next year will inescapably be the general elections year, as all the forecasts that general elections would take place this year have been debunked by events. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP opposed to the abolition of jury trials and preliminary enquiries without the fullest consult action with the Bar Council and organisations concerned with the administration of justice

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Slang, in Petaling Java on Friday, December 23, 1994:

DAP opposed to the abolition of jury trials and preliminary enquiries without the fullest consult action with the Bar Council and organisations concerned with the administration of justice

DAP regrets that the Barisan Nasional government has rejected proposals by DAP MPs in Parliament. that it should defer Parliamentary discussion and decision on three Bills to abolish jury trials and preliminary enquiries – including the DAP proposal that the three Bills he referred to a Select Committee until there is the fullest consultation and discussion with the Bar Council and organisations concerned with the administration of justice. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP proposes that Parliament defer debate on amendments to abolish trial by jury, trial by assessors and preliminary inquiries until full consultation with the Bar Council

Press statement by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang in Petalinq Jaya on Friday, 16th December, 1994

DAP proposes that Parliament defer debate on amendments to abolish trial by jury, trial by assessors and preliminary inquiries until full consultation with the Bar Council

The Bar Council has not been consulted before the Cabinet approved the amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code Act the Kidnapping Act 1961 to abolish trial by jury, trial by assessors and preliminary inquiries. Read the rest of this entry »