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Increase of local Telekom rates would be another blow to render ‘zero credibility’ to the government’s ‘zero inflation’

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, November 8, 1995:

Increase of local Telekom rates would be another blow to render ‘zero credibility’ to the government’s ‘zero inflation’

The proposed increase of local Telekom rates, by introducing local telephone charges according to time used, would be another blow to render zero credibility to the government’s ‘zero inflation’ campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for tenaga nasional’s tariff restructuring proposal to be made public for feedbacj from consumers before any approval is given by the Cabinet.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, October 28, 1995:

DAP calls for Tenaga Nasional’s tariff restructuring proposal to be made public for feedbacj from consumers before any approval is given by the Cabinet.

Tenaga deputy general manager (Customer Service) Datuk Nik Mohamed Nik Abdullah said in Kedah that domestic consumers would soon pay less for electricity as Tenaga Nasional has agreed to charge 20 sen for every unit of power for the first 200 units. Read the rest of this entry »

Tenaga and PLUs should. not be allowed to increase their rates and rolls until they have fulfilled their basic obligations to the consumers and commuters

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Saturday, October 21, 1995:

Tenaga and PLUs should not be allowed to increase their rates and rolls until they have fulfilled their basic obligations to the consumers and commuters Tenaga Nasional and PLUS should not be allowed to increase their rates and tolls until they have fulfilled their basic obligations to the consumers and commuters and prove themselves to be responsible corporate citizens in Malaysia.

It was reported in yesterday’s press that the government wants Tenaga Nasional Bhd to extend the 20-sen- per unit charge for the first 100 units of electricity consumed by house-holds t o 200 units. Read the rest of this entry »

Samy Vellu has totally misconceived his role as Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts when he reacted to Taiping Municipal Council’s decision to charge assessment rates for electricity and telephone poles by declaring that this could lead to increased power and telephone tariffs

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, June 5, 1993:

Samy Vellu has totally misconceived his role as Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts when he reacted to Taiping Municipal Council’s decision to charge assessment rates for electricity and telephone poles by declaring that this could lead to increased power and telephone tariffs

Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu has totally misconceived his role as Minister for Energy, Telecommunications and Posts when he reacted even before Tenaga Nasional and Syarikat Telekom Malaysia to the proposal by Taiping Municipal Council’s to charge assessment rates for electricity and telephone poles. Read the rest of this entry »

Liong Sik has again shown he is not in full control of ‘the Transport Ministry when in 48 hours he had ‘to I eat his own words’ in Bintulu that the special air fares being considered for Sabah would not be extended to Sarawak

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, April 6, 1993:

Liong Sik has again shown he is not in full control of ‘the Transport Ministry when in 48 hours he had ‘to I eat his own words’ in Bintulu that the special air fares being considered for Sabah would not be extended to Sarawak.

The MCA President and Transport Minister, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik, has again shown that he is not in full control of the Transport Ministry when in 48 hours he had to ‘eat his own words’ in Bintulu that the special air fares being considered for Sabah would not be extended to Sarawak. Read the rest of this entry »

1992 ending with a sour note for ordinary Malaysians as they are faced with a new chain series of new price increases and hardships which will make 1993 a difficult year for them to meet basic human needs

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Thursday, 31st December 1992:

1992 ending with a sour note for ordinary Malaysians as they are faced with a new chain series of new price increases and hardships which will make 1993 a difficult year for them to meet basic human needs

1992 ending with a sour note for ordinary Malaysians as they are faced with a new chain series of price increases and hardships, in many cases approved by the government itself. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Datuk Samy Vellu to freeze the 100% increase in toll rates for all sections of the North-South Highway until the final award of the North-South Highway privatization contract

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and Mp for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall Youth Section seminar on “North-South Highway” held at Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall on Thursday, 27.8.1987 at 8 p.m. on the topic: “North-South Highway, can you afford at?”

Call on Datuk Samy Vellu to freeze the 100% increase in toll rates for all sections of the North-South Highway until the final award of the North-South Highway privatization contract

As a result of the DAP’s vigorous protests against the proposed toll increases at the North-South Highway by 100%, the Works Minister, Datuk Samy Vellu, at the opening of the Senawang-Ayer Keroh Highway on 13th August 1987, announced a month-long postponement of the increase until Sept 15. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP to hold protest demonstrations in four toll gates

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Malacca on Tuesday, August 11, 1987 at 12 noon

DAP to hold protest demonstrations in four toll gates at Federal Territory, Sungei Besi Plaza (Selangor), Seremban and Ayer Keroh (Malacca) simultaneously on Thursday at 8.30 a.m. and calls on motorists and highway users to express support by sounding the horms to protest against 100% toll rate increase

The DAP will hold protest demonstration at four toll gates at Kepong Interchange (KL), Sungei Besi toll plaza (Selangor) Seremban and Ayer Keroh (Malacca) simultaneously at 8.30 a.. on Thursday, 13.8.1987 to protest against the arbitrary and unjustifiable 100% increase in the highway toll rates. I call on all motorists and other highway users to give support to this protest demonstration by sounding their horn when approaching the toll plaza, when paying their toll and when leaving the toll plaza. Read the rest of this entry »

Urgent cable to Samy Vellu to get Cabinet to suspend the 100% increase in highway toll rates on 13th August 1987 until the resolution of the North South Highway privatization controversy

(Part 2 of) Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Malim Nawar DAP Dinner held at Malim Nawar, Kampar on Sunday, 9.8.1987

Urgent cable to Samy Vellu to get Cabinet to suspend the 100% increase in highway toll rates on 13th August 1987 until the resolution of the North South Highway privatization controversy

I understand that the Works Minister, Datuk Samy Vellu, has returned to Malaysia ahead of the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, and I have sent him an urgent cable asking him to get the Cabinet on Wednesday, 12th August 1987, to suspend the 100% increase of highway toll rates – which is to be effected from Thursday, 13th August 1987. Read the rest of this entry »

The 100% increase in highway toll is most unreasonable and unjustifiable as the government is already collection $1.2 billion as road tax, licence fee and petrol duty from motorists

Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the demonstration at Ayer Keroh Highway toll plaza on Thursday, 13.8.1987 at 8.30 a.m. to protest against the 100% increase in highway toll rate

The 100% increase in highway toll is most unreasonable and unjustifiable as the government is already collection $1.2 billion as road tax, licence fee and petrol duty from motorists.

The four-state protest and demonstration by the DAP this morning is to highlight the injustice of the government imposing 100% increase in highway toll rate with effect from today for four important reasons: Read the rest of this entry »