Archive for category Sarawak

Call on the people of Sibu to pick up the baton from the people of Ragan and declare loud and clear in the next Sarawak state general election that Sarawakians want democracy as well as development by breaking the Barisan Nasional monopoly in the Sarawak State Assembly

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Sibu DAP Branch dinner in Sibu on Saturday, 16th September 1995 at 9 pm

Call on the people of Sibu to pick up the baton from the people of Ragan and declare loud and clear in the next Sarawak state general election that Sarawakians want democracy as well as development by breaking the Barisan Nasional monopoly in the Sarawak State Assembly

I hope that the DAP election petition on Tuesday chal¬lenging the election result of the Lanang parliamentary seat can succeed and that there will be a by-election for the people of Lanang to freely and democratically elect the MP they want. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on the people of Sarawak to respond to the DAP’s nation-wide RM100 Life Membership campaign to save the DAP to fight for democracy and development in Malaysia

Arrival Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Bintulu on Friday, September 15, 1995 at 1 p.m.

Call on the people of Sarawak to respond to the DAP’s nation-wide RM100 Life Membership campaign to save the DAP to fight for democracy and development in Malaysia

I wish first to thank the people of Bintulu for their election of a DAP MP for Bintulu in the April general election. The election of Chiew Chin Sing as DAP MP for Bintulu, defeating Datuk James Wong, the veteran of Sarawak politics, is the only light in an otherwise very bleak general election result for the DAP. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

DAP call for a national referendum on the RM15 billion Bakun hydro-electric dam project

Press Conference Statement (2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Miri on Thursday, September 14, 1995 at 11 a.m.

DAP call for a national referendum on the RM15 billion Bakun hydro-electric dam project

Sarawak Chief Minister, Tan Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud has said that the Sarawak State Government is prepared to recommend to the Federal Government that the RM15 billion Bakun hydro-electric dam project be cancelled if the residents of Belaga are truly against it. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP to officially launch the nation-wide RM100 Life Membership campaign in Miri tonight to spread the Spirit of Bagan to save democracy and the DAP

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Miri on Thursday, September 14, 1995 at 11 a.m.

DAP to officially launch the nation-wide RM100 Life Membership campaign in Miri tonight to spread the Spirit of Bagan to save democracy and the DAP

Coming to Sarawak, I discovered that the DAP’s great and historic victory in the Bagan parliamentary by-election last Saturday has brought not only relief and joy to the people of Peninsular Malaysia, but also to the people of Sarawak. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP announces Operation Miri to make Miri one of the front-line DAP areas in the forthcoming Sarawak state general election to make a historic breakthrough for DAP and democracy in Sarawak

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Miri DAP August Moon Dinner held at Miri on Thursday, 14th September 1995 at 7 pm

DAP announces Operation Miri to make Miri one of the front-line DAP areas in the forthcoming Sarawak state general election to make a historic breakthrough for DAP and democracy in Sarawak

DAP’s great and historic victory in the bagan parliamentary by-election last Saturday, where the DAP’s 11,802-vote majority was 100 times the DAP’s 118-vote majority in the April general election, should become a turning-point not only for the DAP but also for Malaysian democracy after the Opposition debacle in the general election five months ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Barisan Nasional should rotate the Sarawak Chief Ministership among the three communities in the state as the Prime Minister has promised for Sabah

Speech by Parlimentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Kuching DAP dinner in Kuching on Monday, 4th April 1994 at 8 p.m.

Barisan Nasional should rotate the Sarawak Chief Ministership among the three communities in the state as the Prime Minister has promised for Sabah

The Barisan Nasional should rotate the Sarawak Chief Ministership among the three communities in the state as the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, has promised for Sabah Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Malaysian Government to establish an inter-governmental committee comprising Sarawak and Sabah government representatives to review Sarawak and Sabah development on the occasion of their 30th anniversary of joining Malaysia

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Miri on Thursday, 3rd June 1993 at 11 a.m.

DAP calls on Malaysian Government to establish an inter-governmental committee comprising Sarawak and Sabah government representatives to review Sarawak and Sabah development on the occasion of their 30th anniversary of joining Malaysia

DAP calls on Malaysian Government to establish an inter-governmental committee comprising Sarawak and Sabah government representatives to review Sarawak and Sabah development on the occasion of their 30th anniversary of joining Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

International reactions against the arrest of a Sarawak indigenous activist fighting for indigenous land and cultural rights as a criminal would be even more adverse than detaining him under the ISA

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, February 18, 1992:

International reactions against the arrest of a Sarawak indigenous activist fighting for indigenous land and cultural rights as a criminal would be even more adverse than detaining him under the ISA

The Police headquarters at Bukit Aman admitted for the first time the arrest of Anderson Mutang Urud under the Emergency (Public Order and Prevention of Crime) Ordinance 1969 but denied that there had been mass arrested of several indigenous people in Sarawak since January. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Malaysian Government to heed the adverse international reactions on the arrest of Anderson Mutang Urud

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 14th February 1992:

DAP calls on Malaysian Government to heed the adverse international reactions on the arrest of Anderson Mutang Urud

DAP calls on the Malaysian Government to heed the adverse international reactions to the arrest of Anderson Mutang Urud for his opposition to deforestation and involvement in the struggle of indigenous communities in Sarawak to protect their land and cultural rights. Read the rest of this entry »