Speech by DAP Secretary-General and Member of Parliament for Bandar Melaka, Mr. Lim Kit Siang, when addressing members at Penang DAP headquarters on Monday, 13th March, 1972 at 8 p.m.
Call on Penang DAP to prepare to be the next Government of Penang
If there is general elections now in Penang, there is no doubt that the party which will secure the most number of seats and form the next Government will be the Democratic Action Party. This is why there is no fresh general elections, and why the Gerakan-Alliance Coalition Government was formed. Continue reading Call on Penang DAP to prepare to be the next Government of Penang
Speech by DAP Secretary-General and Member of Parliament for Bandar Melaka, Mr. Lim Kit Siang, at a DAP public rally at Dato Kramat padang in Penang on Saturday, 6th November 1971 at 10 p.m.
DAP’s role in Penang
During the May 1969 General Elections, the DAP, through an electoral understanding, helped the Gerakan Ra’ayat Malaysia, then led by Dr. Syed Hussein Alatas, Dr. Tan Chee Khoon, Dr. Lim Chong Eu, Mr. V. Veerappen and Mr. Yeoh Teck Chye, to capture the Penang State Government from the Alliance. Continue reading DAP’s role in Penang
Opening Statement at a press conference by DAP Secretary-General and Member of Parliament for Bandar Melaka, Mr. Lim Kit Siang, at Penang on Tuesday, 24th Nov. 1970 at 12p.m.
Advise to Dr. Lim Chong Eu to make a clean break from his Alliance past and to fulfil his election pledges to Penang
During my present visit, I am surprised to find the growing chorus and rising crescendo of disillusionment and disenchantment with the Gerakan State Government of Penang fold by the ordinary people in this State.
Many people feel that after toppling the 12-year-old Alliance misrule, they have voted into office an opposition government which do not differ very much from the precious regime. Continue reading Election Pledges in Penang
The DAP Organising Secretary, Mr. Lim Kit Siang, today (21.8.68) issued the following statement:
Penang island is today blanketed by a fog of anxiety, gloom and pessimism, as the islanders see no way out of the economic blind alley they find themselves in, particularly with both the State and Central Governments unsympathetic and unimpressed by the urgency and seriousness of the situation.
Over the years, trade has declined, while unemployment has soared; business has stagnated, while the cost of living has rocketed. Continue reading Penang island, Quo Vadis?