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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 »

Tanah Putih land issue has become a MCA Tanah Putin land scandal

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Sunday, February 12, 1995:

Tanah Putih land issue has become a MCA Tanah Putin land scandal

The DAP is prepared to take over from the MCA and fight for the rights of the MCA members in Tanah Putih, Gua Musang if the MCA national leadership admits that the Tanah Putih farmers do not have legal rights and claims. Read the rest of this entry »

Malaysia can afford to take a firm stand to wipe out corruption precisely because of Malaysia’s strong economic growth in the last seven years

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the DAPSY’s Ten Great Ceramahs on ‘Rafidah and Shares’ held in Klang at Letchumanan Hall on Monday 9th January, 1995 at 9 p.m.

Malaysia can afford to take a firm stand to wipe out corruption precisely because of Malaysia’s strong economic growth in the last seven years

Two weeks ago, the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, said that ‘corruption was minimal in the country’ and asked how Malaysia could achieve an 8.5 per cent growth rate over the last seven years if Malaysia was as corrupt as made out by the Western newspapers. Read the rest of this entry »

Rahim Tamby Cik, Liong Sik and S.Samy Vellu are the products and symbols of 20 years of Barisan Nasional rule in Malaysia – making mockery of the principles of accountability, integrity and morality

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Salangor DAP State Convention held in Klang on Sunday, 28th August 1994 at 10 am

Rahim Tamby Cik, Liong Sik and S.Samy Vellu are the products and symbols of 20 years of Barisan Nasional rule in Malaysia – making mockery of the principles of accountability, integrity and morality

Last Wednesday, the Barisan Nasional celebrated its 20th anniversary with a public rally at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for abolition of annual licensing of press law to allow the growth of the free, independent and responsible press in Malaysia

Speech (Part 3) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Parliament on the Royal Address on Wednesday, 13th April 1994

DAP calls for abolition of annual licensing of press law to allow the growth of the free, independent and responsible press in Malaysia

His Majesty in his Royal Address said the Government would always ensure freedom of speech and that the mass media should have a positive role in inculcating social harmony and unity. Read the rest of this entry »

University of Malaya Council should pay heed to the serious concern of the Prime Minister over the plagiarism controversy and it should not become another MAAU in lacking the intellectual honesty and moral courage to deal responsibily with its 10-year plagiarism scandal

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung Lim Kit Siang, in Penana on Wednesday, 16th March 1994:

University of Malaya Council should pay heed to the serious concern of the Prime Minister over the plagiarism controversy and it should not become another MAAU in lacking the intellectual honesty and moral courage to deal responsibily with its 10-year plagiarism scandal

The University of Malaya is gravely damaging its reputation as a centre of excellence in its failure to grapple with the serious allegation of plagiarism against one of its 28 new professors. Read the rest of this entry »

My first question in the April Parliament will be on the British mass media allegations on corruption, bribery and improprieties

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, March 12, 1994:

My first question in the April Parliament will be on the British mass media allegations on corruption, bribery and improprieties

My first question in the April Parliament, which will be officially opened for the last time by the present Yang di Pertuan Agong, Raja Azlan Shah before the expiry of his term on April 26, will be on the British mass media allegations on corruption, bribery and improprieties against the Malaysian Government and its leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

Twelfth challenge to Liong Sik to accept within a week: To appear before a DAP inquiry into his Bolton Finance scandal

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Sunday, 29th August 1993:

Twelfth challenge to Liong Sik to accept within a week: To appear before a DAP inquiry into his Bolton Finance scandal

Last Sunday, MCA President Datuk Dr Ling Liong Sik challenged me to lodge a police report within a week that he (Dr Ling) is corrupt because of his Bolton Finance scandal and that if he was found to be corrupt, he would retire from politics, or alternatively, I should retire from politics. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for an All-PARTY Conference to forge a national consensus to make Corruption, Money Politics and Unethical Practices as the country’s Public Enemy No.1

Speech by Parliament Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the opening of the Penang DAP State Convention at Towne House Conference Hall on Sunday, 22nd August, 1993 at 10a.m.

DAP calls for an All-PARTY Conference to forge a national consensus to make Corruption, Money Politics and Unethical Practices as the country’s Public Enemy No.1

China is the latest Asian country to launch a major anti-corruption campaign, declaring that kickbacks and bribes to Communist Party and government officials were undermining economic reform and whipping up waves of popular anger. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on Tan Sri Zulkifli Mahmood to explain what has happened to the ACA draft for a new corruption law

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, August 18, 1993:

Call on Tan Sri Zulkifli Mahmood to explain what has happened to the ACA draft for a new corruption law

In June 1992, when I met the ACA Director-General, Tan Sri Zulkifli Mahmood, I was told that the ACA had finalised a draft for a new corruption law with widened power even to allow the ACA to investigate into privatised entities like MAS, Telekom and Tenaga Nasional if there are corrupt practices. Read the rest of this entry »